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Bid Title: Flora Pool Filter Tank & Recirculation Pump Replacement Project
Category: Leisure Services
Status: Open



120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals
Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 p.m. on December 9, 2022, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa.

120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered
Sealed proposals will be opened and Bids tabulated at 2:00p.m. on December 9, 2022, at City Hall - Conference Room B, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by the City Council at its meeting on December 19, 2022. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids.

120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work
Work on the Project must be commenced within ten (10) calendar days after the Notice to Proceed has been issued and shall be fully completed by May 19, 2023.

120.4 Bid Security
Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful Bidder will enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract. The Bid security must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the contract and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a certified share draft drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered credit union, or the Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The Bid Bond must contain no conditions except as provided in this section.

120.5 Contract Documents
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Leisure Services Department, Multicultural Family Center – 1157 Central Ave, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.

120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes.

120.7 Sales Tax
The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption certificate will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the Project.

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project
The City of Dubuque is issuing this RFP to remove and replace three existing high-rate sand filters with four new high-rate sand filters at Flora Swimming Pool in Flora Park. The selected contractor(s) will be responsible for providing all labor, materials, equipment, and services required to accomplish this work. Work is scheduled to be executed during the off-season months prior to pool opening at the end of May of 2023.
Submittal of plans and application for a Swimming Pool Reconstruction Permit to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is the responsibility of One Design and Engineering, LLC. Submittal of the reconstruction permit will occur immediately upon award of the RFP to the selected vendor and their submittal of filter make and model information to the City of Dubuque. Responsibility for inspections by the IDPH is the responsibly of the awarded vendor.

120.9 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause
The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an award.

Notice to Bidders Distribution

On the following date, November 22, 2023, this Notice was posted at the following locations:

  1. Master Builders of Iowa plan room service.
  2. Master Builders of Iowa construction lead generating service.
  3. The City of Dubuque Website.

Publication Date/Time:
11/22/2022 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
12/9/2022 2:00 PM
Contact Person:
Dan Kroger, Recreation Division Manager
City of Dubuque Leisure Services
2200 Bunker Hill Dr.
Dubuque, IA 52001

Patrick Egan, S.E., P.E.
One Design & Engineering, LLC
202 Ash St.
Cambridge, WI 53523

Download Available:
No plan deposit required.
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Leisure Services Department, Multicultural Family Center – 1157 Central Ave, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.
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