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City of Wauwatosa Library Roof Replacement

  • Start Date:12/19/2019 1:00 PM
  • Close Date:02/14/2020 11:01 AM




Formal sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Purchasing Coordinator, Wauwatosa City Hall, 7725 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213 until 11:01 A.M. Local Time on

 Friday, February 14, 2020   at which time all bids will be opened and read publicly. 

City of Wauwatosa – Library Roof Replacement  

The contractor shall furnish all labor, material and equipment necessary to replace portions of the existing City of Wauwatosa Library roof located at 7635 W North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI  53213.  The project includes the removal and disposal of the existing roofing system down to the existing roof deck.  The new roof system will be a single ply membrane, direct-glued system.  The scope of work includes replacing existing skylights, replacing wood siding with new aluminum siding, HVAC modifications as required for the new roofing system and masonry caulking in accordance with this Official Notice and Request for Proposal Documents dated December 19, 2019. All work on this project shall be completed no later than October 15, 2020. 

Copies of the contract documents may be obtained by contacting the City of Wauwatosa Purchasing Office at (414) 479-8958.   All requests will be fulfilled via email.

Bids shall be addressed to the Purchasing Coordinator, City of Wauwatosa, and marked “BIDS FOR CITY OF WAUWATOSA LIBRARY ROOF REPLACEMENT”.

Pre-proposal Meeting  A mandatory pre-proposal meeting to discuss the project will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM.  All participants will meet and sign in at the City’s Library, located at 7635 W North Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI. The purpose of this meeting will be to respond to questions and provide any needed additional information to vendors for the submission of their proposal.

Performance Bond The Contractor shall execute a performance bond on the form provided herein in an amount at least equal to 100% of the full contract price, such bond to be executed by a surety company acceptable to the City.  The performance bond shall serve as security for the faithful performance of this contract.  In the event the surety takes over the work and project under the contract, the surety shall be bound by all the provisions of the contract.

The completion date of the work shall be October 15, 2020. The contract time shall start March 30, 2020, or upon written notification to the Contractor from the Facilities Director, whichever is earlier.

No bid shall be withdrawn after the opening of bids for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled time of closing of bids.

Liquidated damages for failure to complete the work on or before the date set forth above shall be eight hundred fifteen dollars ($815.00) for each day in excess thereof. 

The Contractor will be charged for each and every day inspection is required after the time of completion has expired. This charge will be based on the actual costs of inspection, construction supervision, clerical and administrative costs, traffic control and overhead charges.

Bidder certifies that his bid has been made without connection to any other vendor and is, in all respects, fair and without collusion or fraud, and is made with the understanding that no elected official or Wauwatosa City employee has an interest, directly or indirectly, unless otherwise stated.

The City of Wauwatosa reserves, exclusively to itself, the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid deemed most advantageous to the City and to waive any or all technicalities or informalities in submitted bids.  No bids, alterations, or modifications to bids shall be allowed after the official date of submission.

PATENTED DEVICES, EQUIPMENT AND PROCESSES:  It is understood and agreed that without exception, bid prices include all royalties and costs arising from patents, trademarks, and copyrights.  The successful bidder shall, in all cases, indemnify and save harmless the City of Wauwatosa from any and all claims for infringement by reason of the use of any such patented design, device, material, or process to be used or delivered, and shall indemnify the said City of Wauwatosa for any cost, expense, and damage which it may be obliged to pay by reason of such infringement, at any time during or after delivery.

The letting of the work described herein is subject to the provisions of Section 66.09, Wisconsin Statutes, requiring the bidder to furnish proof of responsibility.

Questions concerning this proposal request will be received through Friday, January 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM.   Submitted questions can be directed to Laurel Schleimer, Purchasing Coordinator at   Please include “Questions/Clarifications Library Roof Replacement Project” in the subject line.    Answers to questions received will be distributed to all RFP holders of record by 1:00 PM on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

December, 19, 2019





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