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August 4, 2022
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Council Chambers - City Hall

325 Wisconsin St
LeClaire, IA 52753
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Bid Opening - Traffic Signal Installation

Thursday, August 4, 2022


Provide all labor and materials to install controllers and associated items for radar detection for the traffic signals (3) on Cody Road, utilize existing cabinets at the I-80 interchanges and provide a new cabinet on the existing base at the Eagle Ridge intersection. Signal equipment and shielded Cat 5 cable will be provided by the City of LeClaire. Removal and demolition of the existing controller equipment and camera detection system from mast arms is included in this contract.

Bidding documents may be examined at Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. 1800 5th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois, and at LeClaire City Hall, 325 Wisconsin Street, LeClaire, Iowa.

Copies of the Bidding documents may be obtained by Bidders and Sub-bidders at VEENSTRA & KIMM, INC. 3000 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266, 515-225-8000, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Electronic plans and specifications may be emailed to the contractor. Arrangements for emailing plans will be through VEENSTRA & KIMM, INC.

Each Bidder shall accompany the Bid with a Bid security, in a separate envelope, as security that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon. The bidder’s security shall be in an amount equivalent to five percent (5%) and shall be in the form of a cashier’s or certified check drawn on a bank in Iowa or a bank chartered under the laws of the United States of America, or a certified bank share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States of America or a bid bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the City. The successful bidder will furnish after the award of the contract a corporate surety bond or bonds, acceptable to the City, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equivaletn to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract.

Pursuant to Iowa Code Sections: 422.42 (15) & (16), and 422.47 (5), tax exempt certificates and authorization letters will be issued to the successful bidder and subcontractors thereby exempting the successful bidder and subcontractors from having to pay sales tax on this project. Sales tax shall not be added to any bid submitted.

By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa labor to the extent lawfully required under Iowa law.

Iowa law provides that on public improvements a resident bidder shall be allowed preference against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country which gives or requires a preference to bidders from that state or foreign country. The preference so allowed shall be equivalent to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.

It is the intent of the City to award the contract to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder provided the bid has been submitted in accordance with the bidding requirements. The City reserves the right to waive informalities or irregularities. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

No Bid shall be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the scheduled opening of the bids without the consent of Owner.

Published upon order of the Council of LeClaire, Iowa.

Dennis Bockenstedt

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