District Courts Lighting Project

Agency: Dakota County
State: Minnesota
Type of Government: State & Local
  • 62 - Lighting Fixtures and Lamps
Posted Date: Sep 21, 2018
Due Date: Oct 5, 2018
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District Courts Lighting Project

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?Dakota County is seeking quotes from qualified contractors to remove and install lighting at the District Courts located at the Western Service Center in Apple Valley.

Quotes due: Oct. 5 at 2 p.m.

Send quotes to:
Jerry Berge
Building Maintenance Supervisor
Dakota County Facilities Management
1590 Highway 55
Hastings, MN 55033
Fax: 651-438-8455
Email: jerry.berge@co.dakota.mn.us

RFQ - District Courts Lighting Project

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District Courts Lighting Project
Dakota County
Western Service Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Release Date: September 21st 2018
Quotes Are Due: October 5th 2018
Dakota County Facilities Management
Administration Center
1590 Highway 55
Hastings MN 55033
For additional information please contact:
Dakota County Facilities Management
Patrick LaValle
Phone 952-891-7301
Fax 952-891-7284
Please fill out pages 14- 15 of this quote form and return by 2:00 P.M. on October 5th 2018 to:
Jerry Berge
Building Maintenance Supervisor
Dakota Cou nty Facilities Management
1590 Highway 55 Hastings, MN 55033
Or by FAX: 651-438-8455
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Scope of services for the District Courts Lighting Project at
the Western Service Center
1. Removal of existing cove lighting Courtrooms A,B, and C
Remove all lighting fixtures in the coves meant for up-lighting.
Remove any and all emergency cove lighting.
2. Installation
Replace the existing lighting with new LED fixtures.
Replace emergency cove lighting fixtures with new LED fixtures.
Install emergency lighting backup system to run four (4) fixtures in each courtroom.
3. Other
All work shall be done evening or weekends.
Courtrooms must remain fully operational during business hours.
All scaffolding, ladders and access equipment must be taken down or removed
from the site at the end of the workday or when left unattended.
Please note: Dakota County buys products and services from many businesses every year.
The County requires proof of insurance from vendors with specific requirements stated in the
contract- See pages 5-6 of example insurance terms. The types and amounts of insurance
required are based on the services that are being provided and the obligations of the parties
under the contract.
In your response to this request for quote you are asked to provide a copy of your current
certificate of insurance demonstrating you have insurance coverage with a minimum of the
Commercial General Liability $1.5 million/occurrence and aggregate
Auto Liability $1.5 million combined single limit
Workers' Compensation - statutory and employment liability of $500,000
If your firm is selected by the County to enter into a contract for services, a certificates of
insurance naming Dakota County as a certificate holder and additional insured is
required to be provided to the County PRIOR to beginning work under this release.
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County Facilities have controlled card and key access. Identification/access badges are required and will be provided
in addition to any required keys to individuals who have completed the background check process.
Obligations of the Contractor
A. Security. The Contractor shall take all reasonable precautions to maintain security and confidentiality of
information found throughout County Facilities and to ensure that individuals who may pose a security risk do not
gain access to County Facilities.
B. Background Investigation. Prior to being given keys or an identification badge, each contractor working in
County Facilities will be processed through a state of residency and national fingerprint-based background
check. Below are outlined the acceptable options for completing this background check.
1. Option 1: Provide the below information to the County Contract Manager to process the Contractor through
the County’s background check process with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).
Contractor shall use forms approved by the County for the release of criminal history, documentation for
each Contractor to be processed is required. Contact the County Contract Manager for approved forms and
process details.
a. A release of information to the County of criminal history for each contractor employee.
b. A valid fingerprint card, taken expressly for the purpose of this background check. Contact the County
Contract Manager for times and locations to receive a fingerprint card from the County or work through
a local police or law enforcement department.
c. Background Check process takes 3-4 weeks from submission of documentation for completion.
2. Option 2: Contractor will submit necessary documentation directly to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal
Apprehension (BCA) for a state of residency and national fingerprint-based record check or provide
documentation from the MN BCA stating that the employee in question is approved against CJIS
requirements. Further background data shall include any source the County deems necessary to ensure
that individuals who may pose a security risk do not gain access to County Facilities. The background
investigation results shall be provided to the County directly from the source of the data.
C. Identification Badge. Each Contractor is required to possess on their person a valid County issued identification
badge for that Contractor to work within County Facilities. Identification badge shall be issued upon successful
completion of the background check process. Identification badge shall include a color photograph of the
Contractor. Contractor shall provide the picture and signed Tennessean notice for each employee to the County
through the below options.
1. Option 1: Employee will have picture taken at the Facilities Management Office located in the County
Administration Center, 1590 Hwy. 55 Hastings MN 55033.
2. Option 2: Contractor will provide a color digital photo of the employee to the County Contract Manager.
Photo will contain employee’s entire head with a solid color background. Employee will not be wearing hat,
sunglasses, or any item that obscures the employee’s features.
D. Eligibility. A Contractor Employee is NOT eligible for a County identification badge if the contractor employee’s
background check shows the following criminal history.
1. Any Felony conviction.
2. Gross Misdemeanor conviction within the last seven years.
3. Misdemeanor conviction within the last four years involving any of the below:
i. Alcohol or Drug abuse/possession
ii. Theft, to include insufficient funds and check fraud
iii. Violence
4. Contractor shall immediately notify the County, as soon as Contractor has knowledge, of any disqualifying
conviction of an employee of the Contractor who possesses a County issued identification badge.
Contractor shall immediately return such employee's County issued identification badge to the County
contract manager and shall deny such employee any further access to County Facilities.
Security Requirements R6-21-2018
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All work will be completed after hours or on weekends.
To be coordinated in advance with Pat LaValle 952-454-4040 patrick.lavalle@co.dakota.mn.us
Interested vendors are strongly encouraged to attend the pre bid tour Friday September 28th at
7:30am at the Western Service Center Atrium located at 14955 Galaxie Avenue Apple Valley,
MN 55124 to become familiar with site conditions before submitting a quote.
Pre bid tours must be coordinated in advance with the Dakota County Western Service Center
Facilities Management Supervisor: Pat LaValle 952-454-4040 patrick.lavalle@co.dakota.mn.us
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Contractor agrees to provide and maintain at all times during the term of this Contract such insurance coverages as are indicated herein and to
otherwise comply with the provisions that follow. Such policy(ies) of insurance shall apply to the extent of, but not as a limitation upon or in satisfaction of, the
Contract indemnity provisions. The provisions of this section shall also apply to all Subcontractors, Sub-subcontractors, and Independent Contractors engaged
by Contractor with respect to this Contract, and Contractor shall be entirely responsible for securing the compliance of all such persons or parties with these
Workers Compensation. Workers' Compensation insurance in compliance with all applicable statutes including an All States or Universal
Endorsement where applicable. Such policy shall include Employer's Liability coverage in an amount no less than $500,000. If Contractor is not required by
Statute to carry Workers’ Compensation Insurance, Contractor agrees: (1) to provide County with evidence documenting the specific provision under Minn. Stat.
§ 176.041 which excludes Contractor from the requirement of obtaining Workers’ Compensation Insurance; (2) to provide prior notice to County of any change
in Contractor’s exemption status under Minn. Stat. § 176.041; and (3) to hold harmless and indemnify County from and against any and all claims and losses
brought by Contractor or any subcontractor or other person claiming through Contractor for Workers’ Compensation or Employers’ Liability benefits for
damages arising out of any injury or illness resulting from performance of work under this Contract. If any such change requires Contractor to obtain Workers’
Compensation Insurance, Contractor agrees to promptly provide County with evidence of such insurance coverage.
General Liability.
"Commercial General Liability Insurance" coverage (Insurance Services Office form title), providing coverage on an "occurrence" rather than on a
"claims made" basis, which policy shall include, but not be limited to, coverage for Bodily Injury, Property Damage, Personal Injury, Contractual Liability
(applying to this Contract), Independent Contractors, "XC&U" and Products-Completed Operations liability (if applicable). Such coverage may be provided
under an equivalent policy form (or forms), so long as such equivalent form (or forms) affords coverage which is at least as broad. An Insurance Services Office
"Comprehensive General Liability" policy which includes a Broad Form Endorsement GL 0404 (Insurance Services Office designation) shall be considered to be
an acceptable equivalent policy form.
Contractor agrees to maintain at all times during the period of this Contract a total combined general liability policy limit of at least $1,500,000 per
occurrence and aggregate, applying to liability for Bodily Injury, Personal Injury, and Property Damage, which total limit may be satisfied by the limit afforded
under its Commercial General Liability policy, or equivalent policy, or by such policy in combination with the limits afforded by an Umbrella or Excess Liability
policy (or policies); provided, that the coverage afforded under any such Umbrella or Excess Liability policy is at least as broad as that afforded by the
underlying Commercial General Liability policy (or equivalent underlying policy).
Such Commercial General Liability policy and Umbrella or Excess Liability policy (or policies) may provide aggregate limits for some or all of the
coverages afforded thereunder, so long as such aggregate limits have not, as of the beginning of the term or at any time during the term, been reduced to less than
the total required limits stated above, and further, that the Umbrella or Excess Liability policy provides coverage from the point that such aggregate limits in the
underlying Commercial General Liability policy become reduced or exhausted. An Umbrella or Excess Liability policy which "drops down" to respond
immediately over reduced underlying limits, or in place of exhausted underlying limits, but subject to a deductible or "retention" amount, shall be acceptable in
this regard so long as such deductible or retention for each occurrence does not exceed the amount shown in the provision below.
Contractor's liability insurance coverage may be subject to a deductible, "retention" or "participation" (or other similar provision) requiring the
Contractor to remain responsible for a stated amount or percentage of each covered loss; provided, that such deductible, retention or participation amount shall
not exceed $25,000 each occurrence.
Such policy(ies) shall name Dakota County, its officers, employees and agents as Additional Insureds thereunder.
Professional Liability. Professional Liability (errors and omissions) insurance with respect to its professional activities to be performed
under this Contract. This amount of insurance shall be at least $1,500,000 per occurrence and aggregate (if applicable). Coverage under such policy may be
subject to a deductible, not to exceed $25,000 per occurrence. Contractor agrees to maintain such insurance for at least one (1) year from Contract termination.
It is understood that such Professional Liability insurance may be provided on a claims-made basis, and, in such case, that changes in insurers or
insurance policy forms could result in the impairment of the liability insurance protection intended for Dakota County hereunder. Contractor therefore agrees
that it will not seek or voluntarily accept any such change in its Professional Liability insurance coverage if such impairment of Dakota County's protection could
result; and further, that it will exercise its rights under any "Extended Reporting Period" ("tail coverage") or similar policy option if necessary or appropriate to
avoid impairment of Dakota County's protection. Contractor further agrees that it will, throughout the one (1) year period of required coverage, immediately: (a)
advise Dakota County of any intended or pending change of any Professional Liability insurers or policy forms, and provide Dakota County with all pertinent
information that Dakota County may reasonably request to determine compliance with this section; and (b) immediately advise Dakota County of any claims or
threats of claims that might reasonably be expected to reduce the amount of such insurance remaining available for the protection of Dakota County.
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