New Blanche Elementary School
Prebid Date7/9/19 11:00 am
Bid Date7/25/19 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
Gary Kromer 615-754-5393
Lincoln County, TN
Plan Deposit Amount: $300.00 Make check made payable to Lincoln County Schools
Sealed bids for the construction of a New Blanche Elementary School located in
Lincoln County, Tennessee will be received by the Construction Manager, Lashlee-Rich, Inc., in
the Library of Lincoln County High School, 1233 Huntsville Highway until 2:00 P.M Local Time.
July 25, 2019 for various Bid Packages (refer to Document 00 40 00 – Bid Packages), at which
time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
No bid will be received or accepted after the above specified time for the opening of bids.
Such bids may be deemed invalid and returned unopened to the Bidder.
Drawings and Specifications and other Contract Documents may be examined at the office of
Lashlee- Rich, Inc. P. O. Box 483, 1100 W. Main, Humboldt, Tennessee; Kaatz, Binkley Jones &
Morris Architects, Inc., 1008 Charlie Daniels Parkway, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; F. W. Dodge Plan
Room, Nashville, Tennessee; AGC Plans Room, Nashville, Tennessee, AGC Plans Room, Huntsville,
Alabama, West Tennessee Plan Room, 439 Airways Blvd. Jackson, TN. and the Builder’s Exchange,
Copies of the Contract Documents (one (1) set maximum) may be obtained for bidding purposes by
qualified Bidders at the office of Lashlee-Rich, Inc., 1100 W. Main, Humboldt, TN. 38348 upon
deposit of a check for $300.00 made payable to Lincoln County Schools.
The full amount of the deposit will be refunded to all bidders upon the return of the Drawings
and Project Manual to the Office of the Construction Manager in good condition within ten (10)
days after the opening of bids
Each Labor and Material or Labor Only Bid, in excess of $25,000.00, must be accompanied by a
Bidders Bond executed by the Bidder and a surety company authorized to transact business in the
State of Tennessee in the sum of not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid
as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, the required sub-contract will be executed and the
required performance and payment bonds furnished.
Said bond or check will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders as soon as the contract has
been awarded, and the successful bidder as soon as he has executed the sub-contract and
furnished the necessary bonds.
The successful bidder for each Labor and Material or Labor Only Bid Package in excess of
$25,000.00, will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the
full amount of the bid. Such bond shall be from a surety company authorized to transact
business in the State of Tennessee. Attorneys-in-Fact who sign any bonds must file with each
instrument a certified and effective dated copy of their Power of Attorney.
All bidders must be licensed contractors as required by the Contractors Licensing Act of 1976,
enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee on March 21, 1976, as currently
amended, TCA 62-6- 119. The Bidder’s name, license number, date of expiration of license, and
license classification must be placed on the outside of the envelope containing the bid;
otherwise, by State Statute, the bid cannot be opened or considered.
All Labor and Material and Labor Only Bidders shall attach the Drug Free Work Place Affidavit
(Refer to document 00 22 17- Drug Free Affidavit) to their Bid.
All Bidders shall attach the Iran Divestment Act Certification (Refer to document 00 22 19 –
Iran Divestment Act Certification) to their Bid No bidder will be permitted to withdraw his bid
within 60 days after the date of opening of bids.
Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, to evaluate
bids and to accept any bid which, in its opinion, may be for the best interest of the Owner.
No sub-contract is given or implied to the successful bidder until a written sub-contract is
offered by the Construction Manager and signed by all parties.
Successful bidders shall be required to comply with Public Chapter No. 587 / Senate Bill No.
2048 enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee which amends Tennessee Code
Annotated, Section 49-5-413, relative to contracting with certain persons who may have contact
with certain children, enacted July 1, 2007.
All bidders shall be required to comply with provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated §§
12-12-101 –12- 12-113 (Iran Divestment Act) enacted by the General Assembly in the year 2016.
As a convenience for Bidders, Bids may be faxed to the Office of the Construction Manager,
Lashlee- Rich, Inc., 1100 W. Main St., Humboldt, TN (731-784-6483). For faxed bids to be
considered and delivered to the bid opening, they must be date stamped prior to 12:00 Noon,
July 25, 2019 Faxed bids must also be accompanied by Bid Bonds and Drug-Free Workplace
Affidavit Forms and Iran Divestment Act where applicable.
Faxed bid be displayed on the front of the bid envelope.