NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND LETTING
2023 City of Okoboji Speier Park Playground Project
Public notice is hereby given that the City of Okoboji, in Dickinson County, Iowa, will meet on September 12, 2023, at 6:00 pm, 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 N, Okoboji, Iowa 51355 on the proposed plans and specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 2023 City of Okoboji Speier Park Playground Project for said City. Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Okoboji Administrator for the 2023 City of Okoboji Speier Park Playground Project before 2:00 P.M. on September 7, 2023, at the City of Okoboji City Hall, located at 1322 Highway 71 N, 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: Work generally consists of but is not limited to:
– Grading and Excavation
– 6” HDPE Storm Sewer
– ½” Water Service
– 5” P.C. Concrete Sidewalk
– Sidewalk Removals
– Temporary Traffic Control
– Erosion Control Items
– Alternate 1: ½” Water Service and Drinking Fountains
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 N, 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. Bid security shall be provided in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state chartered or federally chartered bank, or a certified share draft drawn on a state chartered or federally chartered credit union, 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. The bid security shall be included in a separate sealed envelope, plainly marked “bid bond”. The bid security shall be forfeited as liquidated damages if the successful bidder fails proper execution of the contract documents.
The bid security 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 bid security 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.