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Bismarck, North Dakota
AIP NO. 3-38-0003-063-2020 (CARES Act)
Sealed bids for the construction of airport improvements for Bismarck Airport, Bismarck, North Dakota will be received by
the Board of City Commissioners, Bismarck, North Dakota in the office of the City Administrator until 3:00 PM CT on August
15, 2022. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 4:00 PM CT, on August 15, 2022 the office of the City
Administrator, 221 North 5th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota.
The bid documents are to be mailed or delivered to City Administrator, 221 North 5th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
and shall be sealed and endorsed, "Airport Improvements to Construct New SRE Building, Bismarck Airport, AIP No 3-38-
0003-063-2020 (CARES Act)" and shall indicate the type and number of contractor's license.
The proposed work includes the following:
Construct New Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) Building, Including SRE Apron, Lancair Drive Extension, Landside Access
Road from Lancair Drive Extension to Apron, Airside Access Road from Taxiway C Connector to Perimeter Road, and
Taxiway C Connector from SRE Apron to Taxiway C
Plans and specifications are on file and may be seen at the office of Airport Director’s Office, 2301 University Drive,
Bismarck, North Dakota and at the office of KLJ, 4585 Coleman Street, Bismarck, North Dakota.
Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.kljeng.com “Projects for Bid” or www.questcdn.com. You
may download the digital plan documents for $74.00 by inputting Quest project # 8248592 on the website’s Project Search
page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or email@example.com for assistance in free membership
registration, downloading and working with this digital project information. An option paper set of project documents is
also available for a non-refundable price of $245.00 per set at KLJ, 4585 Coleman Street/PO Box 1157, Bismarck, ND 58502
for each set obtained. Contact KLJ at 701-355-8400 if you have any questions.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a Bid Bond in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the
maximum bid price, executed by the Bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of
North Dakota, payable to the City of Bismarck, conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepted and the contract awarded
to him, he, within ten (10) days after Notice of Award has been executed, will execute and effect a contract in accordance
with the terms of his bid and a contractor's bond as required by law and regulations and determinations of the governing
board. The bid security of the two lowest bidders will be retained until the Notice of Award has been executed, but no
longer than sixty (60) days. The bid security is a guarantee that the bidder will enter into contract for work described in the
The Contractor shall also enclose within the Bid Bond envelope a copy of the bidder's North Dakota Contractor's License or
a copy of their latest renewal certificate issued by the Secretary of State as per North Dakota Century Code 43-07-07 and
43-07-12. Any bid not containing this document shall not be acceptable and shall be returned to the Bidder.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the
The Board of City Commissioners, Bismarck, North Dakota, reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of sixty (60) days
after the date fixed for the opening thereof to reject any and all bids and waive defects and to accept any bids should it be
deemed for the public good and also reserves the right to reject the bid of any party who has been delinquent or unfaithful
in the performance of any former contract to the Owner.
The successful Bidder will have to obtain a statement from the Office of the State Tax Commissioner showing that all taxes
due and owing to the State of North Dakota have paid before the contract can be executed.
NOTICE OF REQUIREMENT FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION to ENSURE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
1. The Offeror’s or Bidder’s attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the “Standard Federal Equal
Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications” set forth herein.
2. The goals and timetables for minority and female participation, expressed in percentage terms for the Contractor’s
aggregate workforce in each trade on all construction work in the covered area, are as follows:
Goals for minority participation for each trade:
Goals for female participation in each trade:
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These goals are applicable to all of the Contractor’s construction work (whether or not it is Federal or federally
assisted) performed in the covered area. If the Contractor performs construction work in a geographical area
located outside of the covered area, it shall apply the goals established for such geographical area where the work
is actually performed. With regard to this second area, the Contractor also is subject to the goals for both its
federally involved and non-federally involved construction.
The Contractor’s compliance with the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4 shall be based on its
implementation of the Equal Opportunity Clause, specific affirmative action obligations required by the
specifications set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.3(a) and its efforts to meet the goals. The hours of minority and female
employment and training must be substantially uniform throughout the length of the contract, and in each trade,
and the Contractor shall make a good faith effort to employ minorities and women evenly on each of its projects.
The transfer of minority or female employees or trainees from Contractor to Contractor or from project to project
for the sole purpose of meeting the Contractor’s goals shall be a violation of the contract, the Executive Order and
the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4. Compliance with the goals will be measured against the total work hours
3. The Contractor shall provide written notification to the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance
Programs (OFCCP) within ten (10) working days of award of any construction subcontract in excess of $10,000 at
any tier for construction work under the contract resulting from this solicitation. The notification shall list the
name, address, and telephone number of the subcontractor; employer identification number of the subcontractor;
estimated dollar amount of the subcontract; estimated starting and completion dates of the subcontract; and the
geographical area in which the subcontract is to be performed.
4. As used in this notice and in the contract resulting from this solicitation, the “covered area” is North Dakota,
Burleigh County, City of Bismarck.
The Board of City Commissioners, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252,
42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders or offerors that it will affirmatively ensure
that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and
fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race,
color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The requirements of 49 CFR part 26 apply to this contract. It is the policy of the Board of City Commissioners to practice
nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. The Owner
encourages participation by all firms qualifying under this solicitation regardless of business size or ownership.
The Owner’s award of this contract is conditioned upon Bidder or Offeror satisfying the good faith effort requirements of 49
CFR §26.53. The successful Bidder or Offeror must provide written confirmation of participation from each of the DBE firms
the Bidder or Offeror lists in its commitment within five days after bid opening. Refer to the project specifications for
A full list of Federal Provisions by which the Bidder must comply, are incorporated by reference and contained within the
specifications. Federal Contract Provisions are also available at
http://www.faa.gov/airports/aip/procurement/federal_contract_provisions/ and include the following:
1. Buy American Preferences – Title 29 USC § 50101
2. Civil Rights – Title VI Assurances 49 USC § 47123 and FAA Order 1400.11
3. Davis Bacon Requirements – 2 CFR § 200, Appendix II(D) and 29 CFR Part 5 (Applicable to contracts exceeding
4. Debarment and Suspension – 2 CFR Part 180 (Subpart C), 2 CFR Part 1200, and DOT Order 4200.5 (Applicable to
contracts exceeding $25,000)
5. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise – 49 CFR Part 26
6. Trade Restriction Certification – 49 USC § 50104 and 49 CFR Part 30
7. Lobbying Federal Employees – 31 USC § 1352 – Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment, 2 CFR Part 200, Appendix II(J), and
49 CFR Part 20, Appendix A (Applicable to contracts exceeding $100,000)
8. Recovered Materials – 2 CFR § 200.322, 40 CFR Part 247, and Solid Waste Disposal Act (Applicable to contracts
A pre-bid meeting will be held on July 26, 2022 at 10:00 AM CT. The venue will be determined at a later date and clarified
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Dated this 8th day of July 2022.
July 8, 2022
July 15, 2022
July 22, 2022
/s/Keith J. Hunke, City Administrator
Keith J. Hunke, City Administrator
City of Bismarck
Bismarck, North Dakota
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