The Board of Education of the Norwalk Community School District, will receive sealed bids for a partial roof replacement project at Norwalk Middle School and Lakewood Elementary School.

Lump-sum bids will be received for:

Removal and replacement of roof membrane systems at school buildings.

Construction may begin immediately following Owner receipt and approval of required Bonds and Insurance. The Owner requires that Project be Substantially Complete on or before the 13th day of August, 2020.

The Board of Education will receive Bids before 2:00 PM on the 27th day of May, 2020 in the Norwalk Community School District Administrative Office located at 380 Wright Road, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud immediately after specified closing time. All interested parties are invited to attend.  Please note that due to the current COVID pandemic conditions, the bid opening may be conducted electronically.

Bidding Documents may be examined online at and at:

Des Moines IA: Dodge Data. Digital plan room only.

Des Moines IA: Master Builders of Iowa. Digital plan room only.

Norcross, GA: Reed Construction Data. Digital plan room only.

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Beeline + Blue, 2507 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312, 515-244-1611 upon receipt of a refundable deposit, by cash or check in the amount of $50, or receipt of Master Builders Plans Request Card, for one set.

Any Bidder, upon returning the documents in good condition within 10 days of the public opening of bids, shall be returned the deposit in full.

Bidders will be required to provide security deposit in the form of a Bid Bond executed by a corporation authorized to contract as surety in the State of Iowa, cashiers or certified check drawn on a solvent Iowa bank or a bank chartered under the laws of the United States, or certified share draft drawn on a credit unit in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States of a sum not less than 5 percent of the Base Price/Sum.

The bid security should be made payable to the Norwalk Community School District. The bid security must not contain any conditions either in the body or as an endorsement thereon. The bid security shall be forfeited to the District as damages in the event the successful bidder fails or refuses to enter into a contract within 10 days after the award of contract and post bond satisfactory to the District insuring the faithful fulfillment of the contract and the maintenance of said work, if required, pursuant to the provisions of this notice and the other contract documents.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Certificate of Insurance and Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds both in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract Price and in accordance with other requirements outlined in the Bid Documents.

Bids will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of 30 days after submission.

This Project is tax exempt. Do Not include Iowa State Sales Tax in any calculation of Bid totals. Contractors and Suppliers will be provided an Iowa sales tax exemption certificate for this Project.

Bidders shall give preference to products and provisions produced or grown within the State of Iowa.

In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference against nonresident from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference allowed shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply with same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state of foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.

All bidders shall provide a statement regarding the bidder=s resident status. This statement shall be on the Bidder Status Form designated by the Iowa Department of Labor commissioner and available online. The statement must be signed by an authorized representative of the bidder. Failure by any bidder to provide a completed statement with its bid may result in the Board of Education rejecting the bid as non-responsive.

Further consideration of the Bids received and award of contract or other action may be made by the Board of Education of the Norwalk Community School District upon proposals received in accordance with law and plans and specifications at its meeting to be held at 6:00 PM on the 8th day of June, 2020 in the Norwalk Community School District Administrative Office located at 380 Wright Road, Norwalk, Iowa 50211.

The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids, or any part thereof, and to waive informalities or irregularities allowed by law and to enter into such Contract or Contracts as may be deemed in the best interests of the Norwalk Community School District.

Plans and specifications governing the construction of the proposed improvements, and also the prior proceedings of the Board of Education referring to and defining said proposed improvements are hereby made a part of this notice and the proposed contract by reference.

All bids will be governed by applicable provisions in the Iowa Code and Norwalk Community School District policies, including its Non-Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy.

By order of the Board of Education
Norwalk Community School District
Norwalk, Iowa