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SECTION 00 11 13


The Owner (Hereinafter Referred to as Owner):

Bennett County School District

403 1st Avenue

Martin, SD 57551

And the Architect (Hereinafter Referred to as Architect):

Upper Deck Architects 

50 Minnesota Street, Suite 1

Rapid City, SD 57701

DATE: February 3, 2020

To: Potential Bidders

Your firm is invited to submit an offer under seal to Owner for construction of a facility located at:

Bennett County High School

202 E School Street

Martin, SD 57551

Before 2:00 p.m. local time on March 5, 2020

Bids will be opened and read aloud at the Legion Gym, 402 2nd Avenue, Martin SD 57551. This is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue and Main Street.

Project Description: An addition of 48,636 sf, consisting of a gymnasium, locker rooms, kitchen, commons area, and other related spaces, at the Bennett County High School.

Pre-Bid Conference: There will be a pre-bid conference at the Legion Gym, 402 2nd Avenue, at 2:00 p.m., February 20, 2020. All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Bidding documents will be on display at the Plan Rooms listed in Section 00 0102 - Project Information of the Specification Manual. Bid Documents will be available after February 3, 2020

Bidding documents may be viewed at the office of the Construction Manager, Puetz Design+Build. Bid Documents will be available after February 03, 2020.

Bidding documents may be obtained from the printer, A&D Technical Supply Co., 4320 South 89th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68127, phone 402-592-4950, Ext. 4 From 8:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or from their website, and upon depositing a fully refundable deposit of $200.00. Checks shall be made payable to Puetz Corporation and mailed to A&D Technical Supply Co. If shipping is required, there will be a non-refundable fee required for each set shipped. The cost shall be determined by A&D Technical Supply Co., based on the size of the project. Checks for shipping shall be made out to A&D Technical Supply Co. Free downloadable plans and specifications are also available.

Bid envelopes shall be marked “Bennett County High School Addition”, Bid Package #___.

Bids that are mailed to Bennett County School District, shall be placed in 2 envelopes. The outer envelope to be used in the mailing process, and to be opened at the school. The inner envelope to be used as the sealed bid envelope, and is not to be opened until the day and time mentioned above. Mailing address: Box 580, Martin, SD 57551

Bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond equal to 10% of the total bid, or a certified check, cashier’s check, or bank draft in the amount equal to 5 percent of the amount of the bid, plus any applicable alternates. Checks shall be made out payable to Bennett County School District. The full amount of the bid security shall be forfeited to the Owner if the successful bidder fails to enter into an agreement with the Owner. The Owner reserves the right to retain the bid security of the (3) three low bidders for a time not to exceed 60 calendar days from the date of the bid opening. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities in bidding, or to accept the bid and/or alternates, which best serve the interest of the Owner.

All applicable taxes shall be included in the Contractor’s bid amount.

Davis-Bacon Wage Determination shall be used on this project.

The successful bidders will enter into a contract with the Construction Manager, Puetz Design+Build. The Contract will be Puetz Design+Build Subcontract for Building Construction. A copy of the contract is included in the specification manual.

Puetz Design+Build has entered into a construction management contract with owner and will be bidding on this project. 

Offers will be opened publicly immediately after the time of receipt of bids.


Published twice at the total approximate cost of $102.92

Published: February 5, 12, 2020

502 Second Avenue, Martin, SD 57551 • 605-685-6866 •