Queets Woodworks and Fish HouseThe Quinault Nation
Deposits will be refunded to each firm who returns the documents in good condition within ten days after bid opening. This Invitation for Bid (IFB) will give preference to Indian owned and operated businesses, and requires compliance with the Quinault Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) will be mandatory. Please note that a TERO Compliance Plan will be required, and a TERO fee of 1% of the total contract amount will apply to this project. Bidders will be required to respond to the questions and provide a statement to the Owner in accordance with Section 1 and corresponding Exhibits of the Instruction to Bidders. A pre-bid conference is scheduled for October 16, 2017 at the Queets Woodworks & Fish House at 1:00 PM. This pre-bid conference is not mandatory but bidders are urged to inspect the site where services are to be performed and to satisfy themselves as to all general and local condition that may affect the cost of performance of the contract to the extent such information is reasonably obtainable.
In no event will a failure to inspect the site constitute grounds for withdrawal of a bid after opening or constitute grounds for a claim after contract award. A bid guarantee in the form of a certified check or bank draft payable to the Owner, irrevocable letter of credit, U.S. Government bonds, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid, is required to be submitted with each bid. An itemized cost breakdown, separating materials and labor, as instructed in bid package is required with each bid. Work must be completed for all schedules within ninety (90) calendar days of Notice to Proceed. A single contract will be awarded to a prime contractor for the full project. The contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder whose bid, conforming with all the material terms and conditions of the invitation for bids, is the lowest in price. Only bids meeting all of the bid requirements included herein shall be considered for award.
Bids will be opened at the Quinault Nation Administration Building in the lobby, 1214 Aalis Dr, Taholah, on December 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Chrissy Winn, QIN representative. Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of 30 days following the opening of bids without the consent of the Owner.
Bids become the property of the Quinault Nation and will not be returned. The Quinault Nation may reject any and all bids and make further calls for bids in the same manner as the original call. The Quinault Nation also reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bids received.