SECTION 00 0010 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services, North Dakota State Hospital, 2605 Circle Drive, Jamestown, ND 58401, Attn: Jeff Comer, will receive sealed bids until 10:00 a.m., CT, on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at the North Dakota State Hospital (2605 Circle Drive, Jamestown, ND 58401) ), Pettigrew Conference Room, for Cottage Flooring Upgrades at the above-referenced facility, as described in Contract Documents prepared by Foss Architecture + Interiors, Fargo, North Dakota, Architect. All qualified proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at this time. A bid tab will be provided. The project consists of removal and replacement of existing floor coverings in Seven (7) Cottages on the NDSH Campus. The bid documents will outline a project scope consisting of a base bid of approximately 12900 square feet of flooring replacement. Existing flooring includes carpet, vinyl sheet, VCT tile, & ceramic tile. Replacement flooring will be carpet tile, broadloom carpet/pad, vinyl sheet flooring, and LVT. Underlayment installation will be required in certain areas. A single-prime bid will be accepted for the flooring/base removal and replacement. Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for opening of the bids or the authorized postponement thereof. Any bid received after the time and date specified will not be considered. Bidder shall assume full responsibility for timely delivery of their proposal to the State. A Mandatory, Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 a.m., CT, on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Interested bidders shall meet at the North Dakota State Hospital, Pettigrew Conference Room (2605 Circle Drive, Jamestown, ND 58401). Interested firms will be provided with an overview of the proposed project. Interested firms will be able to tour the project site to obtain first-hand knowledge of services to be performed, to review existing conditions, and to obtain independent measurements and observations, prior to submitting a bid. No other observation of the project site will be provided for this project. Bids must be submitted on original copies of the Bid Form in the project specifications and must be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a Bidder’s Bond in a sum equal to five percent of the full amount of the Bid executed by the Bidder as Principal and by a Surety Company authorized to do business in this State, conditioned that if the Principal’s Bid be accepted and a Contract be awarded to the Principal, the Principal, within 10 days after notice of award, will execute and effect a Contract in accordance with the terms of the Principal’s Bid and a Contractor’s Bond as required by law and the regulations and determi¬nations of North Dakota State Hospital. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment and Performance Bond in the full amount of the contract. All Bidders must be licensed for the highest amount of their Bid, as provided by Section 43-07-05 of ND Century Code. Bidders must hold a North Dakota Contractor’s License and carry North Dakota Workers’ Compensation Insurance as required by law. The required bid bond envelope shall also contain a copy of the Contractor’s License or Certificate of Renewal thereof issued by the Secretary of State as required by law. Bidding Documents may be examined at the office of the Architect, Foss Architecture + Interiors, 810 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, and the following Plan Exchanges: Fargo-Moorhead Builders Exchange (, Bismarck Builders Exchange, Bismarck-Mandan Exchange, & Grand Forks Builders Exchange, The Blue Book Building and Construction Network (, Dodge Data and Analytics (, & Construct Connect ( Contractors are encouraged to register as a plan holder by providing names, address, phone number, and email contact information to to receive Addenda pertaining to the project. Bidders may request an electronic copy of the Bidding Documents from at no cost. Printed copies may be obtained from the Project Architect, Foss Architecture + Interiors, 810 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102, by providing names, address, phone number, and email contact information. A plan deposit of $50.00 is required for each set of printed Bidding Documents. Each Bidder is responsible for read¬ing and becoming thoroughly familiar with the project’s Contract and Bidding Documents. Failure of any Bidder to understand the bidding or contract documents does not relieve any Bidder from any obligation in respect to their Bid. All questions seeking clarification or interpretation of the bidding or contract documents must be in writing via mail or email and directed to Shelly Richard, Foss Architecture + Interiors, 810 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102 or Written questions must be received by 10:00 a.m., CT, Thursday, January 26, 2023, to allow issuance of any necessary amendments. North Dakota State Hospital reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of 60 days after the day fixed for the opening of the bids, and the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and Licenses, and any deficient Bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. Published by authority of the North Dakota State Hospital, Jamestown, North Dakota Dr. Eduardo Yabut, Interim Superintendent Jamestown, North Dakota Dated this 4th Day of January, 2023 (January 4, 11, & 18, 2023) 144660