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Brainerd Library Issues Invitation to Bid on Renovation Project

Submitted by Brainerd Memorial Library

(October 6, 2023) — Notice is hereby given that sealed bids by which the Library will contract for the Brainerd Memorial Library Interior Renovations will be received at the Library Director’s Office until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2023 as determined by the Library Director Office’s clock, when bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

To view the Legal Notice click here: https://brainerdlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Legal-Notice-Brainerd-Memorial-Library-10-6-23.pdf

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting between prospective bidders and the Architect will convene outside the Main Entrance, 920 Saybrook Road, Haddam on October 13, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. when project details will be discussed and questions answered. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.

A bid bond for five percent (5%) of the base bid cost is required and must accompany each bid.

Bids must be held firm for ninety (90) days beyond the bid opening date. The successful bidder must file a one hundred percent (100%) Performance Bond, a one hundred percent (100%) Labor & Materials Bond and a Certificate of Insurance with the Library Director within ten (10) days of notice of bid award.

Attention of bidders is directed to certain requirements of this contract which require payment of minimum wages and compliance with certain local, state, and federal requirements. Plans and specifications must be obtained directly from the Library’s website, www.brainerdlibrary.org at no cost to the Contractor.

Each bidder is responsible for checking the website to determine if any addenda have been issued.

In accordance with Connecticut General Statute Sections 4a-100 and 4b-91, a responsible bid must contain two (2) documents: The Contractor Prequalification Certificate and the Update (Bid) Statement. The classification GENERAL TRADES is required as a minimum.

This contract is subject to state set-aside and contract compliance requirements.  Brainerd Memorial Library reserves the right to reject any and all bids or any part thereof, or to waive defects in same, or to accept any proposal, or part thereof, deemed to be in Brainerd Memorial Library’s best interest.

This project is being paid for, in part, with Six Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($675,000) of state funds provided by the Connecticut State Library.

Brainerd Memorial Library is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information click here: https://brainerdlibrary.org/

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