Demolition of 636 Lake Street

Agency: City of Kalamazoo
State: Michigan
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 238910 - Site Preparation Contractors
Posted Date: Jun 11, 2020
Due Date: Jul 8, 2020
Solicitation No: 91240-003.0
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Demolition of 636 Lake Street 91240-003.0 July 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Bid Documents

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Department of Management Services
Purchasing Division
241 West South Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4796
Phone: 269.337.8020
Fax: 269.337.8500
VIRTUAL PRE-BID MEETING/INSPECTION on June 23, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m. Local Time
Then proceed to project site at your own pace, open until 4:00 p.m. Register in advance for this
Zoom meeting:
The City of Kalamazoo, Michigan is soliciting sealed bids for:
Project Name: Demolition of 636 Lake Street
Bid Reference #: 91240-003.0
IFB ISSUE DATE: June 10, 2020
BID DUE/OPENING DATE: July 8, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m. Local Time
Facsimile Bids Will Not Be Accepted.
Mail to:
Purchasing Division
241 West South Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Questions about this IFB should be directed to:
Department Contact: Roger Iveson, Building
Official at or
(269) 337-8560
Include on the Envelope the Project Name and Bid Reference Number. All Envelopes Must Be Sealed.
You are invited to submit a bid for this project. Specifications, terms, conditions and instructions for
submitting bids are contained herein. This Invitation for Bid with all pages, documents and attachments
contained herein, or subsequently added to and made a part hereof, submitted as a fully and properly
executed bid shall constitute the contract between the City and the successful bidder when approved and
accepted on behalf of the City by an authorized official or agent of the City. Please review the bid document
as soon as possible and note the DEADLINE FOR QUESTIONS in the Instructions to Bidders.
All bidders shall complete and return the Bid and Award page(s) and submit all information requested
herein in order for a bid to be responsive. The bid document shall be returned in its entirety, in a properly
identified and sealed envelope to the Purchasing Division at the above address. BIDS MUST BE
reserves the right to postpone the bid opening for its own convenience.
Statement of No Bid
I Instructions to Bidders
II Bid & Award Pages
2 - 13
III Special Instructions
14 - 16
IV Special Requirements & General Conditions 17 - 22
V Indemnity and Insurance
23 - 24
VI Terms & Conditions
25 - 28
Appendix A
Asbestos Report
Demolition of 636 Lake Street
Bid Reference #: 91240-003.0
NOTE: If you DO NOT intend to bid on this commodity or service, please complete and return this form
immediately. Your response will assist us in evaluating all responses for this important project and to improve our
bid solicitation process.
The Purchasing Division of the City of Kalamazoo wishes to keep its bidders list file up-to-date. If, for any reason
you cannot supply the commodity/service noted in this bid solicitation, this form must be completed and returned to
remain on the particular bid list for future projects of this type.
If you do not respond to this inquiry within the time set for the bid opening date and time noted, we will assume
that you can no longer supply this commodity/service, and your name will be removed from this bid list.
Specifications too "tight", i.e. geared toward one brand or manufacturer only (explain below).
Specifications are unclear (explain below).
We are unable to meet specifications.
Insufficient time to respond to the Invitation for Bid.
Our schedule would not permit us to perform.
We are unable to meet bond requirements.
We are unable to meet insurance requirements.
We do not offer this product or service.
Remove us from your bidders list for this commodity or service.
Other (specify below).
REMARKS: ___________________________________________________________________________
SIGNED: _________________________________
NAME: _________________________________
(Type or Print)
TITLE: __________________________________
DATE: _________________________________
FIRM NAME: __________________________________________________________________________
(if any)
ADDRESS: ____________________________________________________________________________
(Street address)
PHONE: _________________________________
FAX: __________________________________
EMAIL: _______________________________________________________________________________
Demolition of 636 Lake Street
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Bid Reference No: 91240-003.0
1. EXAMINATION OF BID DOCUMENT-Before submitting a bid, bidders shall carefully examine
the specifications and shall fully inform themselves as to all existing conditions and limitations. The
bidder shall indicate in the bid the sum to cover the cost of all items included on the bid form.
2. PREPARATION OF BID-The bid shall be legibly prepared in ink or typed. If a unit price or
extension already entered by the bidder on the Bid and Award form is to be altered, it shall be
crossed out and the new unit price or extension entered above or below and initialed by the bidder
with ink. The bid shall be legally signed and the complete address of the bidder given thereon.
All bids shall be tightly sealed in an envelope plainly marked SEALED BID and identified by
project name, bid opening date and time. Bids opened by mistake, due to improper identification,
will be so documented and resealed. The Purchasing Division will maintain and guarantee
confidentiality of the contents until the specified opening date and time. Bids submitted by Fax
machine will not be accepted.
3. EXPLANATION TO BIDDERS-Any binding explanation desired by a bidder regarding the
meaning or interpretation of the Invitation for Bid (IFB) and attachments must be requested in
writing, at least 5 days before the bid opening so a reply may reach all prospective bidders prior
to the submission of bids. Any information given to a prospective bidder concerning the IFB will
be furnished to all prospective bidders as an amendment or addendum to the IFB if such information
would be prejudicial to uninformed bidders. Receipt of amendments or addenda by a bidder must
be acknowledged in the bid by attachment, or by letter or fax received before the time set for opening
of bids. Oral explanation or instructions given prior to the opening will not be binding.
4. CASH DISCOUNTS-Discount offered for payment of less than thirty (30) days will not be
considered in evaluating bids for award. Offered discounts of less than thirty (30) days will be taken
if payment is made within the discount period, even though not considered in evaluation of the bid.
5. WITHDRAWAL OF BIDS-Bids may be withdrawn in person by a bidder or authorized
representative, provided their identity is made known and a receipt is signed for the bid, but only if
the withdrawal is made prior to the exact time set for receipt of bid. No bid may be withdrawn for
at least sixty (60) days after bid opening.
6. ALTERNATE BIDS-bidders are cautioned that any alternate bid, unless specifically requested or
any changes, insertions or omissions to the terms and conditions, specifications or any other
requirement of this IFB may be considered non-responsive, and at the option of the City, result in
rejection of the alternate bid.
7. LATE BIDS-Any bid received at the office designated herein after the exact time specified for
receipt will not be considered. (Note: The City reserves the right to consider bids that have been
determined by the City to be received late due to mishandling by the City after receipt of the bid and
no award has been made.)
8. UNIT PRICES-If there is a discrepancy between unit prices and their extension, unit prices shall
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Bid Reference No: 91240-003.0
The undersigned having become thoroughly familiar with the project and sites, location conditions affecting
the work and understanding all of the special requirements, terms and condition incorporated herein, agrees
to perform the demolition work in strict accordance with all the requirements of these documents and all
governing statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations as written now and as may be amended, including but
not limited to Chapter 9, Article VI, Sections 9-251 through 9-313 of the City of Kalamazoo Code of
Ordinance and to provide and furnish all the equipment, labor and materials necessary to complete in a
professional manner all work required for the lump sums as stated below:
The project includes complete demolition and removal of the buildings/structures listed below and restoration
of the project site following the general specifications detailed in Section III: SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR
Professional surveys/inspections of these structures have been completed to determine presence, types,
quantities and locations of asbestos-containing materials (ACM), mercury, and household hazardous waste
unless otherwise noted as PACM. A partial report will be distributed to each firm attending the Pre-Bid
Inspection. Proper removal of any and all such materials shall be the responsibility of the successful demolition
bidder and all costs for removal shall be included in the bid for each site. Please invite any potential sub-
contractors to attend the virtual pre-bid meeting and onsite inspection. The structure is wood frame houses
on basement unless noted otherwise. Area given is total floor area as shown in City Assessor database.
636 Lake Street
1,118 sq. ft, 2 story
200 sq. ft, garage
$ ________________
TOTAL BID AMOUNT $ ________________
For additional details and specifications, See - Section III: Special Instructions for Residential and
Light Commercial Demolitions; Section IV: Special Requirements - Demolition.
Work shall start within twenty (20) calendar days after receipt of the NOTICE TO PROCEED and the
first line item shall be substantially completed no later than twenty-five (25) calendar days after
commencement. Each additional item for each contract shall be substantially completed within a maximum
of one week after completion of the previous item.
The bidder understands that no work may commence until all bonds, permits, licenses and certificates of
insurance have been obtained and all fees paid. Said documents shall be obtained within ten (10) days after
receipt of CONTRACT AWARD. The bidder agrees to complete all work detailed herein and to conform
with the terms of this contract and all applicable laws, ordinances, rules and regulations within the schedule
outlined above.
Failure to obtain all required documents within ten (10) days of the receipt of CONTRACT AWARD,
or failure to complete all required work within the time specified above shall constitute breach of this
contract and justify cancellation by the City. Upon cancellation of the contract, the bidder shall be
liable to the City for any increased cost caused by the bidder's breach. Bidders declared in breach
will also be removed from the active bidders list maintained by the department until such time as any
costs have been reimbursed to the City and/or the matter is otherwise fully resolved to the satisfaction
of the City.
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Bid Reference No: 91240-003.0
Bidder/Contractor has examined and carefully studied the bidding documents and attachments, and
acknowledges receipt of the following addenda:
Addendum No:
_________ __________ __________ __________ __________
_________ __________ __________ __________ __________
Bidder shall provide all of the information as requested herein with their bid. Failure to do so and/or
failure to provide post-bid requested information may be cause for rejecting the bid as non-
By my signature below, I certify that the firm bidding on this contract, when making hiring decisions, does
not use a past criminal conviction as a bar to or preclude a person with a criminal conviction from being
considered for employment with the bidding firm unless otherwise precluded by federal or state law. I
further certify that I have read and agree to be bound by the provisions of the City’s Non-Discrimination
Clause found in Appendix A.
Signed: ______________________________________ Name: _________________________________
Title: _________________________________________

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