University of Central Arkansas
Bid Date: December 2, 2021
Zoom Non-Mandatory Pre-bid meeting: 11/18/2021
Time: 10:00 a.m.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
DIVISION 00 -- PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS
001116-Invitation to Bid
002113-Instructions to Bidders
006113-Performance and Payment Bond
006519.16-Release of Claims
006519.19-Consent of Surety
007316-Contractor’s Insurance Requirements
DIVISION 3 -- CONCRETE
030100-Concrete Forming and Accessories
DIVISION 23 -- HEATING, VENTILATING, AND AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC)
231123-Facility Natural-Gas Piping
DIVISION 26 -- ELECTRICAL
260519-Low-Voltage Electrical Power Conductors and Cables
260526-Grounding and Bonding for Electrical Systems
260533-Raceway and Boxes for Electrical Systems
260553-Identification for Electrical Systems
260573.19-Arc-Flash Hazard Analysis
263213.16-Gas-Engine-Driven Generator Sets
DIVISION 31 -- EARTHWORK
University of Central Arkansas
2125 College Avenue, Suite 2
Conway, AR 72034
Issuing Officer: Jerry Coleman
INVITATION TO BID
Description: UCA Christian Cafeteria Emergency
Construction Manager: Larry Lawrence
1. You are invited to bid on a General Contract for all labor, methods, material and equipment necessary
to provide an EMERGENCY GENERATOR for the Christian Cafeteria located on the campus of the
University of Central Arkansas hereinafter termed Owner. The bids shall be on a lump sum basis.
2. There will be a Zoom Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference meeting held on November 18,
2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the following zoom link address:
Pre-Bid Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID#: 883 7554 5285
UCA reserves the right to schedule additional meetings.
3. Owner will receive bids until 10:00 a.m., local time, on December 2, 2021. Bids may be mailed
or delivered to the UCA Purchasing Department, 2125 College Avenue, Suite 2, Conway, AR 72034,
hereinafter termed UCA. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly
opened and read aloud at the time and date mentioned. Interested parties are invited to attend.
Faxed bids exceeding $35,000.00 will be rejected. There will be a Zoom Conference Bid Opening
that will take place at the following link:
Zoom Bid Opening:
Meeting ID#: 827 6341 8347
4. UCA, unless designated to another entity, supervises the bidding and awarding of all construction
contracts, approves contract change orders, requests for payment and ensures that on-site
observations are accomplished.
5. Obtaining contract documents through any source other than the Design Professional is not
advisable due to the risks of receiving incomplete or inaccurate information. Contract documents
obtained through the Design Professional or their representative(s) are considered the official
version and take precedence should any discrepancies occur. Prime bidders will be furnished three
(3) sets of bidding documents.
6. Bid Security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance
with the Instructions to Bidders.
7. Bidders are hereby notified that any bidder who desires to enter into Contract for this work must
comply with disclosure requirements pursuant to Governor Executive Order 98-04. Submission to
UCA of completed Disclosure (00850) form will be a condition of the Contract. UCA cannot enter
into any contract nor can UCA approve any contract, which does not obligate the contractor to
require the submission of Disclosure (00850) forms for subcontractors.
8. UCA reserves the rights to reject any and all bids, and to waive any formalities. Bidders
shall conform to the requirements of the Arkansas licensing laws and regulations for contractors, and
shall be licensed before his bid is submitted unless the project is federally funded and therefore
excepted by Ark. Code Ann. §17-25-315.
9. Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 22-9-203, UCA encourages all small, minority, and women business
enterprises to submit bids for capital improvements. Encouragement is also made to all general
contractors that in the event they subcontract portions of their work, consideration is given to the
INVITATION TO BID
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
1. BIDDING DOCUMENTS. Bidders may obtain complete sets of Contract Documents from the
office designated below. Complete sets of Contract Documents must be used in preparing
bids; neither Owner nor Design Professional assume responsibility for errors or
misinterpretations resulting from the use of incomplete sets of Contract Documents. Obtaining
Contract documents through any source other than the Design Professional listed in the
Invitation to Bid is not advisable due to the risks of receiving incomplete or inaccurate
information, and the bidder runs the risk of basing bidder’s proposal on such information. The
documents obtained through the Design Professional or his representative(s) or UCA are
considered the official version and take precedence if any discrepancies occur. The fact that
documents used for bidding purposes are named “contract documents “does not diminish in
any way the right of UCA to reject any and all bids and to waive any formality.
2. EXAMINATION OF DRAWINGS, SPECIFICATIONS AND SITE OF WORK. Bidder shall
examine the Contract Documents and visit the project site of work. Bidder shall become familiar
with all existing conditions and limitations under which the Work is to be performed, and shall
base bid on items necessary to perform the Work as set forth in the Contract Documents. No
allowance will be made to Bidder because of lack of such examination or knowledge. The
submission of a Bid shall be construed as conclusive evidence that the Bidder has made such
3. INTERPRETATION OF CONTRACT DOCUMENTS DURING BIDDING.
3.1 All references to the Owner shall be interpreted to mean the Agency for whom the work is being
3.2 If any person contemplating submitting a Bid is in doubt as to the true meaning of any part of the
Contract Documents or finds discrepancies in or omissions from any part of the Contract
Documents, he may submit to the Design Professional a written request for an interpretation or
correction thereof not later than five (5) calendar days before Bid opening.
3.3 Address all communications regarding the Contract Documents to Joshua Joyce, PE of Garver,
LLC, located at 4701 Northshore Drive North Little Rock, Arkansas 72202. PH# (501) 823-
0202; Email: email@example.com .
3.4 Interpretation or correction of the Contract Documents will be made only by Addendum and will
be mailed, faxed or delivered to each Bidder of record by the Design Professional.
3.5 Addenda issued during the bidding period will be incorporated into the Contract Documents.