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Section 00020
Invitation to Bid

Notice is given hereby that the
County of Marquette will accept bids from qualified contractors for:

Jail Chiller Replacement
234 West Baraga Ave.
Marquette, Michigan 49855

according to Drawings and Specifications prepared by:

Integrated Designs Inc.
1021 West Baraga Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

Including, but not limited to:

  • Replace the existing 54-ton indoor chiller and outdoor condenser with a new packaged air cooled outdoor chiller.
  • Replace the existing chilled water pump with two new 5-hp chilled water pumps that are fully redundant for 100% of the chilled water flow.
  • Install new hydronic specialties including air and solids separator and expansion tank.
  • Perform all electrical work necessary to support the mechanical systems being replaced.
  • Perform all cutting and patching of existing roof as required; and provide all miscellaneous chiller support steel or modification of existing roof support steel as required to set the new chiller. 

Controls for this project are to be provided by JCI to integrate the new chiller into the existing Metasys controls under a separate bid to the County, and is not part of this work; however Mechanical Contractor will be required to coordinate all work with JCI.

A pre-bid walkthrough of the site is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. ET on December 12, 2017 at the Marquette County Annex Building, located at 234 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, MI.   The meeting will commence in the lower level (south end) of the Courthouse at the office of the Facility Director.

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Director of Facilities, Aaron Karlstrom, 234 West Baraga Ave., Marquette, Michigan, 49855,until 10:00 a.m., Local Time December 19, 2017. At that time, bids will be publicly opened. Bids received after the date and time specified will be returned to the bidder, unopened.

Bids will be taken on a lump sum basis as defined on the Bid Form. Bids shall be accompanied by bid security equal to 5% of the bid amount. 100% Surety Bonds for performance and payment of labor and materials are required.  Bonds must be submitted on the forms provided. 
No alteration(s) to the form will be accepted. Bid Documents will be available after 3:00 P.M. December , 2017 at the IDI Online Plan Room. 

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The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularity in the bidding or the bidding process and accept the bid that is most advantageous to the Owner.

Dated:  11.24.2017
By:   Aaron Karlstrom, County of Marquette