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Carroll County Public schools is soliciting competitive bids for the following: Please contact the Purchasing Office to obtain a copy of the applicable solicitation. 
Description

Carroll County Public Schools ( CCPS ) is soliciting competitive bids for the work described below. Unless noted otherwise, all bids shall be delivered to the Purchasing Office, Room 214, Board of Education of Carroll County, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157. 

Pre-bid/proposal meetings are noted below. Contact the Purchasing office at 410-751-3060 to obtain a copy of the solicitation. Minority Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond to these solicitations.


09-001R Athletics Team Bus Transportation

Buyer: Cindy Reilly, C.P.M

Due: June 24, 2008 at 11:00 AM Local Time, Carroll County Public Schools, Purchasing Office Room 214, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157

09-002N Kindergarten Additon/Renovation to Freedom Elementary School

Buyer: Ray Nowicki, C.P.M

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Education of Carroll County for Bid #09-002N for the Kindergarten Addition / Renovation To Freedom Elementary School on June 24, 2008, 2:00 PM Local Time at the Carroll County Public Schools Central Office, 125 North Court Street, Room 007,Board Room, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Such bids so received shall be publicly opened and read aloud. If bids are mailed or delivered in advance, mail/deliver to: Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Room 214, Purchasing Office, Westminster, MD 21157 and bids must be received no later than1:30 PM Local Time on June 24, 2008.

A pre-bid meeting/site visitation will be held on June 9, 2008 at 2:00 PM at Freedom Elementary School, 5626 Sykesville, MD 21784. Bidders must report to the school’s office and sign in. It is highly recommended that all interested bidders attend the pre-bid meeting/site visitation. The Owner and the Project Architect/Engineer will review the bidding documents and explain the scope of the project.

The Project Architect is the firm of Gilbert Architects, Inc., 626 N. Charlotte Street, Lancaster, PA 17603, phone 717-291-1077. Bid Documents will be available May 30, 2008 through the office of Gilbert Architects, Inc., 626 N. Charlotte Street, Lancaster, PA 17603. Phone number is 717-291-1077.

All questions regarding the documents are to be in writing and directed to Larry Levato, AIA, Gilbert Architects, Inc. Fax number is 866-784-3422 and email address is larryl@gilbertarchitects.com. Only answers provided via addendum will be binding.

Certified Minority Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation notice. The contractor or supplier who provides materials, supplies, equipment, and/or services for this construction project shall attempt to achieve the result that a minimum of twenty-five (25) percent with a minimum of seven (7) percent from certified African - American owned businesses and, a minimum of ten percent (10%) from certified women owned businesses, and the balance from allcertifiedminority business enterprises of the total Contract value is made directly or indirectly from certified minority business enterprises. All general contractors and subcontractors, including certified MBE firms, when bidding as general or prime contractors, are required to attempt to achieve the MBE subcontracting goals from certified MBE firms approved by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT).

Bidders are required to submit the Certified MBE Utilization and Fair Solicitation Affidavit and the MBE Participation Schedule with their bid. If a bidder fails to submit either of these forms with their bid as required, their bid will be considered non-responsive. Also, the apparent low bidder is required to submit additional Minority Business Enterprise documentation and supporting data that is specified in the bid documents within ten (10) working days after notification that the firm (s) is the apparentlowbidder.

 This project is being bid with and without State of Maryland Prevailing Wage Rates. The bid documents include detailed requirements for all bidders.

All contractors must submit the completed Contractor’s Qualification Questionnaire with their bid. This questionnaire is intended as a basis for establishing the qualifications of a Contractor for undertaking construction work under the jurisdiction of the Board of Education of Carroll County. For this project, bidders shall have been in business for a minimum of five (5) years from the date of issuance of this bid, and shall have been a contractor who has performed similar services of a similar design and work scope of this project for a minimum of five (5) years from the date of issuance of this bid.

The Board of Education of Carroll County shall not be responsible for errors or omissions made bytheprinter or advertising house, which prepares bid documents, addenda, or advertising services. If bidders or advertising houses suspect that their set of documents is incomplete or defective, they should immediately contact the Project Architect. .

Contract bidding documents are available for examination at the office of McGraw Hill Construction, 8501 LaSalle Rd., Suite 204, Towson, MD 21286, 410-821-8064; BXNET , 1050 Cromwell Bridge Road, Towson, Maryland 21286, 814-944-5444; Development Consulting Services, 4806 Seton Drive, Suite 4 Seton Business Park, Baltimore, MD. 21215, 410-318-8830; Maryland Minority Contractors, 4026 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209, 410-664-2980; MD-Washington Minority Contracting, 1107 North Point Blvd., Suite 227, Baltimore, MD 21224; Reed Construction Data, 1 30 Technology Pkwy South, Suite 500, Norcross, GA 30092, 800-901-8687,Mid Atlantic BX, 2501 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110, 717-901-7925; Construction Journal, 759 South Federal Highway, Suite 300, Stuart, FL 34994; CDC News, 111 Corning Dr., Ste 140, Cary, NC 27518; Altoona Builders Exchange, 1927 Union Ave., Altoona, PA 16601, an d the Board of Education of Carroll County, Purchasing Office, Room 214,125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, 410-751-3060.

Instructions pertaining to the Bid Bond, Performance and Materials Payment Bond requirements, MBE procedures, and Prevailing wage requirements are contained in the bid documents.

The Board of Education of Carroll County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities, (410) 751-3177. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at (410) 751-3020, TTY (410) 751-3034, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157 at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed.

The conditions contained in this Invitation to Bid are a part of the bid documents.

All bids shall be irrevocable for ninety (90) days after bid opening date and shall be accompanied by a Bid Security bond. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive, at its discretion, any or all informalities relative thereto.

09-003R Milk & Orange Juice

Buyer: Cindy Reilly , C.P.M

Due: June 19, 2008 at 11:00 AM Local Time, Carroll County Public Schools, Purchasing Office Room 214, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157

09-004C 403 (B) & 457 (B) Account Management

Buyer: Nancy G. Codner, CPPB

Pre-Bid Meeting to be held June 12, 2008 10:00 AM at Carroll County Board of Education Room 007, 125 N. Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157

Due: June 30, 2008 at 2:00 PM Local Time, Carroll County Public Schools, Purchasing Office Room 214, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157

09-005N Pavement Improvements to Access Driveways/Bus Loop at Westminster High School and Carroll County Career & Technolgy Center

Buyer: Ray Nowicki, C.P.M

Pre-Bid Meeting/Site Visit to be held June 10, 2008 at 9:00 AM at Carroll County Career & Technology Center , 1229 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157.

Due: June 25, 2008 at 2:P0 AM Local Time, Carroll County Public Schools, Purchasing Office Room 214, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157

 

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