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Bid Title: Municipal Services Center Reception Renovations Project
Category: Public Works
Status: Closed








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 April 5, 2023, 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 April 5, 2023, at City Hall - Conference Room A, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by the City Manager prior to April 17, 2023. 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 Substantially Complete by August 25, 2023 and Finally Complete by September 18, 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 Municipal Services Center, 925 Kerper Court, 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

Municipal Services Center Reception Renovations Project

The project involves modifications to the existing reception desk area and installing new owner furnished furniture for the reception area.

Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $50,000.00


120.9 Pre-Bid Construction Conference

Each prospective bidder is encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Construction Conference to be held at 2:30 PM on March 22, 2023, at the Municipal Services Center, 925 Kerper Ct in Dubuque, Iowa. Attendance by all prospective bidders is not mandatory but highly



120.10 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.


120.11 Notice to Bidders Distribution

On the following date, March 7, 2023, this Notice was posted at the following locations:

1. Master Builders of Iowa plan room service – “Construction Update”

2. Iowa League of Cities

3. The City of Dubuque Website.

Publication Date/Time:
3/7/2023 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
4/5/2023 2:00 PM
Pre-bid Meeting:
March 22, 2023 2:30 p.m.
Contact Person:
John Klostermann, Public Works Director
City of Dubuque

Mark Fassbinder, Project Manager
Origin Design

Download Available:
no plan deposit required
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Municipal Services Center, 925 Kerper Court, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.
Plan Holders List:
Available upon request.
Related Documents:

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