Bids, RFPs, and RFQs

Paddock Club

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Cascade County Public Works Department will receive project
bids for the remodel of the 80’x’100’ Paddock Club building. The project will be finished no later than
March 29, 2019. The Paddock Club remodel is at Montana ExpoPark located at 400 3rd Street NW, Great
Falls, MT 59404. Specifications for the project may be obtained by contacting Dale Nelson, Senior
Managing Partner, Nelson Architects, 621 2nd Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401, (406) 727-3286. The bid
package is available at the following website: http://www.cascadecountymt.gov/index.php. Under the
Bids, RFPs & RFQs tab you will find Cascade County Paddock Club Full Bid SetAddendum 1, Addendum 2, and the associated Paddock Specs.

Bids will be accepted, opened, and read aloud on the 7th day of November 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in
the Commission Chambers, Courthouse Annex room 105, 325 2nd Ave North, Great Falls, MT 59401. A
mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday October 25, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. at the Cascade
County Planning Division office, Executive Plaza Building, 121 4th Street N, Suite 2H/I, Great Falls, MT
59401. Any bid submissions received from bidders who are not represented at the mandatory pre-bid
conference will not be accepted.

Pursuant to Section 18-1-201, each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s
Check, or Bid bond payable to Cascade County in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of
the bid. The successful bidder shall forfeit to Cascade County their bid security if they fail or refuse to
enter into a contract and provide the required performance security within the time specified. Bid security
of unsuccessful bidders shall be returned upon acceptance of the successful bid.

All bids shall remain effective for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of opening. Cascade
County reserves the right to consider or reject any and all bids, and further to waive any defects or
irregularities. All bidders must use the bid form supplied with the specifications. A contract will be
awarded to the lowest, best value, most responsible bidder, and deemed to be in the best interest of Cascade
County.

All bidders are expected to be aware of and to abide by all state and federal statutes, rules, and
regulations governing the solicitation and acceptance of public contracts, including any such statute, rule
or regulation relating to non-discrimination.

The Cascade County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities, or to
accept any bid they deem to be in the best interest of Cascade County.
DATED this 19th day of October 2018.

Light Duty Fleet Package

                 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cascade County Board of Commissioners will receive sealed bids for the purchase of a variety of fleet vehicles for Cascade County.  A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will occur at 9:00 am on Tuesday November 20th 2018, at the Cascade County Public Works Department, 279 Vaughn South Frontage Road, Great Falls, MT 59404. Specifications for the various types of vehicles may be obtained by contacting Brian K. Clifton, Director, Cascade County Public Works, 279 Vaughn S. Frontage Road, Great Falls, MT 59404; Phone (406) 454-6920. Click here to review the bid package.

     Bids will be opened on Tuesday the 27th day of November 2018, at the time of 1:00 o’clock p.m. in the office of the Board of Commissioners, in the Cascade County Courthouse Annex, 325 2nd Ave North, Room 111, Great Falls, Montana.

     Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid bond payable to Cascade County in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid for the vehicles without deduction for the value of the possible trade in equipment.  The successful bidder shall forfeit to Cascade County their bid security if they fail or refuse to enter into a contract within the time specified.  Bid security of unsuccessful bidders shall be returned upon acceptance of the successful bid.

     All bids shall remain effective for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of opening.  Cascade County reserves the right to consider or reject any and all bids, and further to waive any defects or irregularities.  All bidders must use the bid form supplied with the specifications.  A contract will be awarded to the lowest and most responsible bidder for each of the various types or model of vehicles. 

                 All bidders are expected to be aware of and to abide by all state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations governing the solicitation and acceptance of public contracts, including any such statute, rule or regulation relating to non-discrimination.

                 The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities, or to accept any bid they deem to be in the best interest of Cascade County.

                 DATED this 5th  day of November 2018.