MCHCS Notice to Bidders



Sealed proposals will be received by the Construction Manager – Graham Construction at Madison County Health Care System (the “Hospital”) 300 W. Hutchings Street, Winterset, IA on Thursday, the 8th day of December 2022 at 2:00 PM and opened at 2:05 PM the same day for furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment for Bid Packages (01). The proposals will be presented to and considered by the Board of Trustees of the Hospital during a meeting at 10:30am on Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 at Madison County Health Care System.  Such proposals received will be acted upon at such time and place or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

DESCRIPTION:  Furnish all labor, material and equipment required to accomplish the construction described in the specifications, indicated on the plans, and according to the schedule. The work includes, but is not limited to, general construction, sitework, paving, demolition, as well as electrical work for the paving improvements on site at the hospital.

Bids are for:

Bid Package 01 – General Construction

Bidding documents may be obtained starting Wednesday, November 9th, 2022, from Action Reprographics, 5037 NE 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50313 (phone) 515-288-2146, upon deposit of the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00).  This deposit will be refunded upon return of the bidding documents in good condition within thirty days after receipt of bids.  MBI bid cards will be accepted.  Include a nonrefundable check in the in the amount of twenty dollars ($20.00) for plans to be shipped.

Bidding documents may be examined at:

Graham Construction Company 
421 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Madison County Health Care System
300 W. Hutchings Street
Winterset, IA 50273

Construction Update Plan Room
1406 Central Avenue, Box T
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Construction Update Plan Room & ISqFt
221 Park Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

BID SECURITY: All bids must be accompanied by bid security payable to OWNER in an amount equal to at least 5% of the highest total amount including Add Alternates.  The bid security may be in the form of a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or a bid bond executed by corporations authorized to contract as surety in the State of Iowa.  The bid bond shall be executed by the Bidder on AIA Bond Document.  Bid Security shall be in a separate envelope with the sealed bid and shall be forfeited to the Owner as liquidated damages in the event the bidder fails to enter into a contract and furnish a bond within ten days after his bid has been accepted.  No Bidder may withdraw his bid for at least sixty (60) days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids the 8th day of December 2022.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price.  Bond to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the Board of Trustees of Madison County Health Care System.

The Notice to Proceed will be issued following acceptance of the executed Contract by the successful Bidder and the requisite Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond and insurance certificates, and a determination by the OWNER that it has secured permanent financing for the Project.  All work for this package shall be completed within the given schedule. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The Owner reserves the right to request qualification forms before issuing documents or before Contract is awarded, and to further reject any or all proposals or to waive technicalities or irregularities and to accept any bid which will best serve the interests of the Owner.  By virtue of statutory authority, a preference shall be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa. 

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at 4:00pm on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 in the Chesnut Building’s Board Room on the southwest side of the hospital campus of the Madison County Health Care System, Winterset, Iowa.