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Legals for February, 9 2022

| February 9, 2022 12:00 AM

No. 1731 The Columbia Falls School District is soliciting through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) the services of a qualified Engineering firm to assist in defining the project scope/budget, project specifications, schematic design, preliminary cost estimating, and the development of construction bid specification documents. The District has identified the desire to replace the existing steam boiler/piping throughout the entire 150,000 square foot High School building and replace with a Hot Water system. The preliminary estimated cost of this project is $7 million. The preliminary project timeline is as follows: Select an Engineer in April 2022 Determine the schematic design by July 2022 Complete the design and construction bid documents by December 2022 Obtain contractor bids by March 2023 Begin construction in the summer of 2023 Complete construction by Fall 2024 A sealed envelope that is prominently marked "Request for Qualifications, Engineering, High School HVAC" containing 10 original copies plus one electronic copy (USB flash drive or CD Rom in PDF) of a proposal meeting all criteria listed in this document must be received at the Columbia Falls School District office, 501 6th Avenue West, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 by 2:00 PM MST, February 25, 2022. Late, faxed, or emailed copies will not be accepted for consideration. It shall be the responsibility of the firm submitting the proposal to ensure that it has been properly received by the deadline. If a proposal is not legible, the District has the discretion determine that the proposal is non-responsive. Each proposing firm shall submit a proposal that is signed in ink by an authorized individual or officer of the firm submitting the response and no proposals shall be withdrawn for a period of 90 days after receipt. In order to control information disseminated regarding this RFQ, firms are not to make personal contact with the Board of Trustees and/or any District Employees with exception of the person listed above. All submitted items will become property of the District and the District reserves the right to make use of any or all information it contains or reject any or all proposals, information in the proposal will become public property and subject to disclosure laws. All costs associated with the preparation or submission of the proposal for this RFQ are solely the responsibility of the candidates. The District may, for good cause, reject any or all proposals and to rescind the award of any contract at any time before the execution of said contract by all parties with no liability against the District. Dustin Zuffelato Clerk/Business Manager (406) 892-6554 February 9, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

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