2020 City of Okoboji Speier Park Pickleball Court Project


Public notice is hereby given that the City of Okoboji, in Dickinson County, Iowa, will meet on February 11, 2020, at which time and place a public hearing will be held in the Council Chambers in the Okoboji City Hall located at 1322 Highway 71 North Okoboji, Iowa 51355 on the proposed plans and specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 2020 City of Okoboji Speier Park Pickleball Court Project for said City. Sealed proposals will be received by the Okoboji City Administrator for the 2020 City of Okoboji Speier Park Pickleball Court Project until 2:00 P.M. on February 6, 2020, at the Okoboji City Hall, located at 1322 Highway 71 North Okoboji, IA 51355; at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read. Proposals will be acted on by the Okoboji City Council at the aforementioned public hearing or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.


Work to Be Done:  Base Bid: 1102 S.Y. of Subgrade Preparation, 12”; 1102 S.Y. of Subbase, Sand, 2”; 1102 S.Y. of Modified Subbase, 6”; 130 L.F. of 6” Perforated HDPE Subdrain; 67 L.F. of 6” Non-perforated HDPE Subdrain; 1 EA Subdrain Outlets and Connections, 6”; 1011 S.Y. of Pavement, Post Tensioned PCC, 5”; 1 L.S. Temporary Traffic Control; 1 EA Inlet Protection Device, Installation and Maintenance; 1 L.S. Mobilization; 8 EA Pickleball Net Post Sleeves; 568 L.F. Chain Link Fencing Sleeves; 4 EA Center Post Anchors


Alternate #1: 72 C.Y. of Topsoil, On-Site; 55 C.Y. of Excavation, Class 10, Borrow; 175 S.Y. of Modified Subbase, 2”; 161 S.Y. of Sidewalk, PCC, 5”; 14 S.Y. of Sidewalk, PCC, 6”; 0.3 AC of Conventional Seeding, Seeding, Fertilizing, and Hydro-Mulching; 172 L.F. Chain Link Fence, Black PVC Coated, 48”; 396 L.F. Chain Link Fence, Black PVC Coated, 120”; 4 EA Gates, Black PVC Coated, 48” x 5’; 1011 S.Y. Pickleball Court Surfacing


See Bid Form for exact quantities.


Proposals:  All proposals shall be made on official proposal forms furnished by the Engineer and shall contain worded and figured prices for the work bid on. All proposals shall be plainly legible, sealed, and addressed to the City of Okoboji, Attn: Michael Meyers, City Administrator, 1322 Highway 71 North, Okoboji, IA 51355. Bidder shall submit a Bidder Status Form with their bid. Failure to submit a fully completed Bidder Status Form with the bid may result in the bid being deemed unresponsive and rejected. A certified check or a bid bond of a reputable bonding company authorized to do business in the State of Iowa in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid shall be included in a separate sealed envelope, plainly marked “bid bond”. The bid guarantee shall be forfeited as liquidated damages if the successful bidder fails proper execution.


The checks or bid bonds of the lowest two or more bidders may be held for the earlier of 7 days after the effective date of the agreement or 61 days after the bid opening, whereupon Bid Security furnished by such bidders will be returned. Other checks or bid bonds will be returned after the tabulation of bids is completed.


Performance and Payment Bonds:  The successful bidder must execute performance and payment bonds, each in an amount equal to one hundred (100%) percent of the contract amount to ensure a timely, efficient, and complete performance. The bonds shall be issued from a reputable bonding company authorized to do business in the State of Iowa.


Liquidated Damages:  Liquidated damages will be assessed the contractor in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per working day that the work remains uncompleted after the end of the contract period with due allowances for extensions due to conditions beyond the control of the contractor.


Withdrawal of Bids:  No submitted bids may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days from the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids.


Payment:  The Contractor will be paid monthly in an amount equal to ninety-five percent (95%) of the Work completed during the previous month according to the Engineer’s estimate. The final payment will be made not less than thirty (30) days after completion of the Work and acceptance by the City. No final payment will be due until the Contractor has certified that the materials, labor, and services have been paid for in accordance with the Project Manual.



Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents:  Complete digital project bidding documents are available at You may download the digital plan documents at no charge by inputting Quest project #6666182 on the website’s project search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of the proposal forms and specifications for individual use may be obtained from the office of the Engineer, Beck Engineering Inc., 3301 Zenith Ave, PO Box 238, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360. A refundable deposit of $100.00 is required for the documents. Deposit will be returned if plans and project manual are returned in good condition within 14 days after public hearing date.


Acceptance or Rejection of Bids:  The right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive informalities is reserved.


Time Frame:  The work shall be completed as follows:


The current grading contract (by others) is to be completed by April 18, 2020.

Pickleball work may commence once the grading is complete.

Base Bid work shall be substantially completed by May 22, 2020.

Alternate #1 and final completion shall be July 3, 2020.


By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa and to Iowa domestic labor to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes, providing that the award of the contract will be made to the lowest responsible bidder submitting the lowest acceptable bid, which shall be given without regard to state or local law whereby preference is given on factors other than the amount of the bid.

City of Okoboji


By: /s/          Mary VanderWoude             .      





By: /s/           Michael Meyers         .

City Administrator