Bids, RFPs, and RFQs

MT ExpoPark Grandstand Replacement

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Cascade County Public Works Department will receive project bids for the design, permitting, installation, testing, certification, and warranty, for one (1) set of Stadium Bleachers to meet all city, state, and federal, code requirements including but not limited to design and installation of all footings, foundations, equipment by a properly licensed installer for this system. This will be considered a “turn key” proposal in which the successful bidder is responsible for all phases of the project including but not limited to designing the system in accordance with all local, state, and federal regulations, submitting the design to the proper review authority, obtaining approval of the design, obtaining any required permits for the design and installation of the system, obtaining and installing the system, obtaining any necessary local, state, or federal inspections and approvals of the system, and providing a warranty for the system.  The system must be installed, approved, and certified no later than December 31, 2018. The Stadium Seating system will be installed at Montana ExpoPark located at 400 3rd Street NW, Great Falls, MT 59404.  Specifications for the designing, permitting, installation, testing, certification, and warranty of the provided equipment may be obtained by contacting Dale Nelson, Senior Managing Partner, Nelson Architects, 621 2nd Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401, (406) 727-3286.  Click here to review the bid package.

Bids will be accepted, opened, and read aloud on the 3rd day of May 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the office of the Cascade County Board of Commissioners, located at 325 2nd Ave N, room 111, Great Falls, MT 59401. A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday April 26, 2018 at 9:00 a.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 17th day of April 2018.