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Now accepting bids for construction project

posted Mar 6, 2018, 12:08 PM by Valerie Newton   [ updated Mar 12, 2018, 8:53 AM ]

Sealed proposals will be received until 3:00PM March 21st, 2018 at the Bladen County Schools Maintenance Office, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the project titled Post Frame Barn Building, East Bladen High School.

A Mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held at the site. Contractors interested in bidding shall meet at 11:00AM on March 12th, at the school site (front office entry) 5600 Highway 87, Elizabethtown, North Carolina.

Single prime bids will be accepted in accordance with G.S. 143-128. Complete Bid Documents will be issued at the Pre-bid Conference or may be obtained prior to the Pre-Bid Conference from Thomas Goetz Architect, 1220 Fort Bragg Road, Suite 200-A Fayetteville, NC 28305 (910-485-3000) Plan deposit is $100.00 for one set and is refundable upon return of the plans within 7 days following the bid.

Requirements for bidding this project are as follows:

1.     Three references from previously satisfied commercial customers.

2.     Furnish NC License Number (G.S. Chapter 87 establishes licensing requirements for general, plumbing, heating, electrical, and refrigeration contractors for construction projects costing $30,000 or more).

3.     Insurance - The Contractor shall provide, as required by law, insurance for his employees. The Bladen County Schools assumes no liability for injuries or accidents related to the Contractual Agreement. The Contractor shall furnish a certificate to the Owner (Bladen County Schools) as a Proof of Coverage. The Contractor shall maintain and pay the Insurance Coverage, which shall not be less than the following:

A.        Workman’s Compensation                            statutory

                        Employees Liability                                       $500,000

B.        General Liability (per person/per occurrence):

                        1.  Bodily Personal Injury                              $1,000,000/$2,000,000

                        2.  Property Damage                                       $1,000,000/$2,000,000

C.        Automobile Liability (per person/per occurrence)

                        1.  Bodily Injury                                             $1,000,000

                        2.  Property Damage                                       $1,000,000

4.     Recruitment of minority business participation in accordance with G.S. 143-128.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.


Lou Nelon, Maintenance Director

Bladen County Schools

1489 US Highway 701 South

Elizabethtown, NC  28337