NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Mary Ryder Home
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
Mailed sealed Bids for Mary Ryder Home (the Home) will be received at the offices of Provident Behavioral Health, 2650 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 Attn: Advancement, until 10:00 a.m. (prevailing central time) on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 and will be publicly opened and read aloud at 12:00 p.m. (prevailing central time) on Friday, January 14, 2022. Bidders should submit bids in an envelope that indicates “contents include a sealed bid”. In-person attendees of the sealed bid opening will be limited to one attendee per bidder. Attendees will be required to wear masks.
The project consists of transitioning the remaining portion of the Geothermal Loop to a Fluid Cooler/Boiler System for the Home located at 4361 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108. The Scope of Work includes, but is not limited to, adding a 2nd Fluid Cooler to the existing geothermal unit and installing a Boiler in the Mechanical Room per engineered specifications.
Provident Behavioral Health is a subrecipient of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) allocation from the City of St. Louis through the Community Development Administration (CDA). Bidders must comply with CDBG and CDA regulations, posted here. Plans (available for download) and bidding requirements will be available for 30 days on the website, commencing on December 12, 2021.
A representative of the Home will be at 4361 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108 on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. (prevailing central time) for a pre-bid conference walk through and to answer any questions. The walk through will be limited to two representatives for each prospective bidder and masks will be required.
Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise Participation
Per Ordinance 70767, as amended and extended, the Rules and Regulations for Ordinance 70767, and the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, Sections 3.110.020, 3.110.030, 3.110.040, and 3.110.090, the Vendor/Contractor/Contracting Agency shall make a good-faith effort to maximize utilization of women and minority-owned businesses (W/MBE) in all of its activities under this solicitation and shall comply with any subsequent order, ordinances, or any City Rules and Regulations with respect to W/MBE participation.
Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act Clause: This act (required for construction projects exceeding $2,000) prohibits parties to a contract from inducing, by any means, any person employed in the construction, completion, or repair of public work, to give up any part of the compensation to which she/he is otherwise entitled. The act furthermore requires the weekly submission of certified payrolls and statements of compliance that deductions from workers’ pay are permissible.
Davis-Bacon Act Clause: All construction, alteration and/or repair projects (exceeding $2,000) funded in whole or in part with federal funds must comply with the provisions of the Davis Bacon and Related Acts (as applicable). The Davis Bacon Act ensures prevailing wages for federally assisted construction projects.
The following forms are provided and must be attached to proposals to comply with the above acts:
- Contractors must maintain and submit certified weekly payrolls. A sample certified payroll form is provided and should be added to the proposal as an addendum. Download Certified Payroll Example
- A sample Form 4010 (used for reporting wage decisions to HUD) is provided. This form should be added to the proposal as an addendum. Download Form 4010
- The most recent wage determination is provided and should be attached to the proposal as an addendum.
Please note that all rulings and interpretations of the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts contained in 29 CFR Parts 1, 3, and 5 are applicable to all contracts (current and subsequent).
Bidders are encouraged to review HUD’s Contractor’s Guide to Prevailing Wage Requirements for Federally Assisted Project – this document is available at: