Invitation to Bid
Single Family Residential Renovation/Repair Project
On behalf of the City of Osceola, Southern Iowa Council of Governments of Creston, Iowa is soliciting bids for
the renovation/repair of two single-family homes and remediation of lead-based paint hazards, as defined by the
Iowa Department of Public Health and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This work is being
financed through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) as provided by the Housing and Urban
Development grant to the City of Osceola.
Bid documents will be available at the pre-bid meeting. Inspection tour of the homes will commence following
the meeting. Bidders are required to send a representative to the inspection tour scheduled for each job on which
the Bidder proposes to bid.
A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting with site visit will be held on Friday, November 5th at 9:00 a.m. The pre-bid
meeting will be held at Osceola City Hall, 115 N. Fillmore St., Osceola, Iowa 50213. The MANDATORY site
visits will follow the meeting at 207 South Park St and 222 East Fayette St, each in Osceola.
Bids received from contractors barred from participation in federally assisted projects will be rejected. All bids
must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the instructions to bidders. A statement of contractor’s
qualifications, available in the bid packet, will also be required prior to any award of the contract. The City
reserves the right to accept the lowest bid, and or consider alternatives, and to reject any and all bids. They also
have the right to waive irregularities or informalities in any of the proposals and/or bids.
Interested parties are to mail or hand-carry their sealed bid to:
Southern Iowa Council of Governments
101 East Montgomery Street
Creston, IA 50801
Bids shall be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 15th, at the office of the Southern Iowa Council
of Governments (SICOG), 101 East Montgomery Street, Creston, IA. Bids will be opened at the convenience of
SICOG. Bid results will be released within 10 business days to all submitting bidders. The City of Osceola is an
equal opportunity employer. Section 3 and minority/women-owned businesses are encouraged to bid.
Questions should be directed to Southern Iowa Council of Governments 641-782-8491.
The City of Osceola promotes fair housing opportunities in its programs.
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