Section 00030 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Friendship Park Dickinson Parks and Recreation Sealed bids for the construction of Friendship Park, according to the drawings and specifications on file in the office of the Dickinson Parks and Recreation Department will be received by James Kramer at the office at 2004 Fairway Street, Dickinson ND, (West River Community Center), until 1 PM on May 4, 2022 and then publicly opened and read aloud. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Apex Engineering Group, Inc. – 600 S. 2nd Street, #145, Bismarck, ND 58504 Fargo-Moorhead Builder’s Exchange – 1010 Page Drive, Fargo, ND 58103 Bismarck-Mandan Builder’s Exchange – 4251 Morning Star Drive S, Mandan, ND 58554 Bismarck Builder’s Exchange – 215 Airport Road #8, Bismarck, ND Minot Builder’s Exchange – 2424 E Burdick Expy, Minot, ND 58701 Dickinson Builder’s Exchange – 314 3rd Ave W, Dickinson, ND 58601 The Contract Documents are available for download from the web site for $20.00 (QuestCDN Project #8150066). Bidders may also obtain hard copies of the Contract Documents from the office of Apex Engineering Group, Inc., 204 Sims Street, Suite #201, Dickinson ND upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $150.00. Bids shall be based upon cash payment for the following general items: The project shall consist of the construction of Friendship Park, including, but not limited to, a parking lot, sidewalks, restroom facility, picnic shelter, playground area and related equipment, earthwork, utilities, and landscaping. Bids will be received for separate General Construction and Playground Construction. The Owner intends to award a separate Contract for the General Construction to the lowest responsible Bid and a separate Contract for Playground Construction to the lowest responsible Bid. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids. Each Bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a Bidder’s Bond in a sum equal to five percent of the full amount of the Bid, executed by the Bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal’s Bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten days after Notice of Award, shall execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his Bid and a Contractor’s Bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. The Bid Bond of the three lowest Bidders will be retained until the contract has been awarded and executed, but not longer than sixty (60) days. The Bid security is a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into contract for the work described in the Proposal. The bidder may submit a Bid Bond, certified check, or cashier’s check payable to the Dickinson Parks and Recreation Department, Dickinson, North Dakota. All Bidders shall have a valid North Dakota Contractor’s license of the appropriate Class for the work. Bidders shall enclose a copy of the license or Certificate of Renewal in the same envelope as the Bidder’s Bond. Failure to do so will render the Bid invalid. No Bid will be read or considered unless it fully complies with the Bond and license requirements. Any deficient Bid will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish both a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract. The Work under this Contract shall be Substantially Completed by November 1, 2022 and shall achieve Final Completion by November 15, 2022. ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS SHALL BE DIRECTED TO THE OFFICE OF: Apex Engineering Group, Inc., Scott Schneider, PE at 701-264-3926 or by email at All questions must be received in writing or by email on or before seven (7) days prior to the bid opening. Responses to technical questions will be issued by addendum within five (5) days prior to the bid opening. Dated this 14th day of March, 2022. __________________________ James Kramer, Executive Director Dickinson Parks and Recreation Department Dickinson, ND (April 13, 20 & 27, 2022) 51974