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A.         Notice to Bidders:  Qualified bidders may submit bids for project as described in this Document. Submit bids according to the Instructions to Bidders.

B.         Project Identification: Arlee High School – Science Classroom Renovation

C.         Owner:  Arlee Joint School District No. 8, 72220 Fyant St, Arlee, MT 59821.

D.         Architect: A&E Design, 222 North Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802.

E.         Project Description: Project consists of the renovation of the Science Classroom & Main Office Areas within the existing Arlee High School.  Work at the Science Classroom includes, but not limited to, selective demolition of existing construction, revisions to existing layout, replacement of lab casework, countertops, and equipment; new lighting, mechanical, plumbing and additional miscellaneous work.  Work at the Main Office includes, but is not limited to, selective demolition, new window installation, revisions to mechanical and electrical systems, and other miscellaneous work.

F.         Construction Contract: Bids will be received for the following Work:


A.         Owner will receive sealed lump sum bids until the bid time and date at the location given below. Owner will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders issued by Owner, and delivered as follows:

2.         Bid Time:  2:00 p.m., local time.

3.         Location: Arlee Joint School District No. 8 Offices, 72220 Fyant St, Arlee, MT 59821.

B.         Bids will be thereafter publicly opened and read aloud.

1.3             BID SECURITY

A.         Bid security shall be submitted with each bid in the amount of 10 percent of the bid amount. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after opening of bids. Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities and irregularities.

1.4             PREBID MEETING

A.         Prebid Meeting: See Document 002513 "Prebid Meetings."

B.         Prebid Meeting: A Prebid meeting for all bidders will be held at Arlee High School on Tuesday, 31 May 2022 at 10:00 am., local time. Prospective prime bidders are required to attend / sub-contractors are highly encouraged to attend.

1.5             DOCUMENTS

A.         E-mail Procurement and digital Contracting Documents: Obtain digital documents in pdf format after Tuesday, 10 May 2022 by contacting Owner or Architect.

B.         Viewing Procurement and Contracting Documents: Examine after 10 May 2022, at the locations below:

2.         Missoula Plans Exchange, 201 North Russell, Missoula, MT  59801.

3.         Flathead Valley Plans Exchange, 2303 Hwy 2 E, Kalispell, MT  59901.

1.6             TIME OF COMPLETION

A.         Successful bidder shall begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and shall complete the Work within the Contract Time.


A.         Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades and be able to obtain insurance and bonds required for the Work. A Performance Bond, separate Labor and Material Payment Bond, and Insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder.

B.         The Owner, at their sole determination, will take into consideration a bidder’s pecuniary ability to perform the contract, skill, ability, and integrity to do faithful, conscientious work and promptly fulfill the contract according to its letter and spirit. References shall be provided and will be contacted. The Owner further reserves the right to contact others with whom a bidder has conducted business, in addition to those listed as references, in determining whether a bidder may be the lowest responsible bidder.