City seeks RFP for Lead Dust Remediation and Asbestos Removal & Repair City of Willmar Auditorium

City seeks RFP for Lead Dust Remediation and Asbestos Removal & Repair City of Willmar Auditorium

The project includes the cleaning of all horizontal and vertical surfaces for lead dust throughout the interior of the Willmar City Auditorium (except for the attic, which will be limited to the removal of the ventilation duct and the associated fiberglass insulation covering the duct). This work will include but is not limited to, all floors, concrete ceilings, walls, pipes, electrical conduit, appliances attached to the structure, breaker boxes/mains (not scheduled for replacement), metal lockers, sinks, bathroom panels, toilets, balcony seating, handrails, radiators, classroom desks/tables, target rails in firing range, deceleration chambers, painted shelving, doors, windows, etc. Light fixtures are to be cleaned, secured in place, and protected from damage during removal and cleaning.

The contractor will be responsible for the removal of all porous materials including, but not limited to, carpeting & associated mastics, asbestos floor tile, base coving, sink deadeners, fabric chairs, ricochet belts, mats, drop-in ceiling tile & associated metal grids, glued on/fastened on wall & ceiling tile from in the firing range and gymnasium walls and lighting fixtures (unless these fixtures are not to be replaced).

The contractor will be responsible for removing all associated supply and return and exhaust duct systems within the complex. The contractor will be responsible for removing ducts from plaster walls, ceilings, and chases, minimizing damage to the smallest area feasible of the plaster walls and ceiling areas. The property is listed on the Historical Registry, and original surfaces are to be maintained as much as feasible. The contractor will be responsible for providing straight edge cuts on all areas which require the demolition of existing wall or ceiling openings to remove duct systems.

Removal of asbestos-containing floor tile & associated mastics, base coving & associated mastic, ceiling, and wall tile & associated mastic, sink deadener, and the removal or patch/repair of thermal system insulation will be a part of this project.

This project is expected to last approximately 3 – 4 weeks, Monday through Friday, once the Bid is awarded.

Specifications, including bid forms, are available by May 22, 2023, from:
Midwest Environmental Consulting, L.L.C.
125 Railroad Avenue SW
Mora, MN 55051
Phone: 320-679-4054 or 763-691-0111

The owner has arranged for a pre-bid meeting site visit on June 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at the project site, 311 – 6th Street SW, Willmar, Minnesota. This is a mandatory pre-bid meeting. No other time is allotted for the walk-through. The contractor should plan to spend the required time, as necessary, on the Lead Dust Remediation and Asbestos Removal & Repair pre-bid walk-through and be able to submit a bid.

All bids will be submitted on the executed Bid Form provided in the project specification and submitted in a clearly marked closed envelope with the following and sent to:

Bid Proposal: Willmar Auditorium Environmental Remediation/Add Alternate: Demolition

Leslie Valiant
City Administrator
City of Willmar
333 – 6th Street SW
Willmar, MN 56201

Bids are due no later than 3:00 p.m. June 26, 2023. City Staff will open bids at that time. The qualified Contractor Bid will be approved following the scheduled City Council meeting.

No telephone or facsimile, or e-mail bids will be accepted. Bids must be delivered by hand, delivered by courier, or delivered by U.S. Mail and received prior to the bid opening.

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