Western Carolina University - Camp Building 133-B1 Renovations SCO ID# 21-23106-01A - Cullowhee, NC

Event Description


Sealed proposals will be received by Western Carolina University in the Facilities Management Building, Conference Room on the campus of Western Carolina University, 3476 Old Cullowhee Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723 up to 2:00pm Friday, May 21, 2021 and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, material and equipment entering into the construction of

Camp Building 133-B1 Renovations
SCO ID# 21-23106-01A
WCU ID# 2020-020

The public bid opening can be attended virtually at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87242556500?pwd=RG5RZDdQOU4zM1ZZYjdzR2NpdmRLdz09

Project Scope: Selective demolition and renovation of an existing classroom into technology equipment storage.

Bids will be received for Contract Type: Single-prime. All proposals shall be lump sum.

Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held for all interested bidders on Thursday May 13, 2021 at 2:00pm in the Facilities Management Building, Conference Room on the campus of Western Carolina University, 3476 Old Cullowhee Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723. A site visit will follow the meeting. The meeting will address project specific questions, issues, bidding procedures and bid forms. This meeting can also be attended virtually at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84209910871?pwd=dkhZMTJzUWZIUUVPWm9mcmhLUnJhZz09

In accordance with General Statute GS 133-3, Specifications may list one or more preferred brands as an alternate to the base bid in limited circumstances. Specifications containing a preferred brand alternate under this section must identify the performance standards that support the preference. Performance standards for the preference must be approved in advance by the owner in an open meeting. Any alternate approved by the owner shall be approved only where (i) the preferred alternate will provide cost savings, maintain or improve the functioning of any process or system affected by the preferred item or items, or both, and (ii) a justification identifying these criteria is made available in writing to the public. 

Complete plans, specifications and contract documents will be open for inspection in the offices of Western Carolina University and Novus Architects and in the plan rooms of the Associated General Contractors, Carolinas Branch, Charlotte and in Minority Plan Rooms in 

Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) in Winston-Salem, Charlotte and Raleigh Areas – 877-227-1680

NOTE: The bidder shall include with the bid proposal the form Identification of Minority Business Participation identifying the minority business participation it will use on the project and shall include either Affidavit A or Affidavit B as applicable. Forms and instructions are included within the Proposal Form in the bid documents. Failure to complete these forms is grounds for rejection of the bid. (GS143-128.2c Effective 1/1/2002.)

All contractors are hereby notified that they must have proper license as required under the state laws governing their respective trades.

General contractors are notified that Chapter 87, Article 1, General Statutes of North Carolina, will be observed in receiving and awarding general contracts. General contractors submitting bids on this project must have license classification for Building. Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or a certified check drawn on some bank or trust company, insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, of an amount equal to not less than five percent (5%) of the proposal, or in lieu thereof a bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent (5%) of the bid executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute the contract in accordance with the bid bond. Said deposit shall be retained by the owner as liquidated damages in event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten days after the award or to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

A performance bond and a payment bond will not be required for this project.

Payment will be made based on ninety-five percent (95%) of monthly estimates and final payment made upon completion and acceptance of work.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 30 days.

The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.

Emily Kite, AIA
Novus Architects
14 S Pack Square, Suite 400
Asheville, NC 28801


Javier Torres, AIA

Western Carolina University

3476 OId Cullowhee Road

Cullowhee, NC 28723



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