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Maintenance Building Excavation Project



Attn: Tim Hadfield

RE: Maintenance Building Excavation Project

PO Box 1409

Camdenton, MO 65020




The Camdenton R-III School District is soliciting sealed proposals (RFP) for the Maintenance Building Excavation Project RFP.


This Request for Proposals  (RFP)  states the instructions for submitting proposals, the procedure and criteria by which a vendor  may be selected,  and the contractual terms that will govern the relationship  between  the District  and  the selected  VendorIt is the intention  of the Camdenton  R-III School  District to award the contract to the company or companies that appears most advantageous to the District.

  • Contact Person: Kerry Dickemann, Director of Maintenance, 573-346-9265
  • Proposals will  be received NO  LATER THAN 11:00 am, August 16, 2021in the Administration  Building located at 172 Dare Blvd, Camdenton, MO 65020.



1.1       Communication with the Camdenton  R-III School District: It is the responsibility of the bidder to inquire about any requirement of this  RFP that is  not understood.  Responses to inquiries, if they change or clarify the RFP in a substantial manner, will be forwarded by addenda to all parties that have received a copy  of the RFP.


The Camdenton  R-III School District will not be bound by oral responses to inquiries or written responses other than addenda.


Please direct all technical inquiries to:

Kerry Dickemann, Director of Maintenance

Camdenton R-111 School District

PO Box 1409

Camdenton, MO 65020



1.2       Award  of  Proposal:  Camdenton  School  District's  objective  is to  award the  proposal to  one  responsible bidder possessing the ability to perform successfully under the terms and conditions contained in this RFP. However,  the  District  reserves  the right to award this proposal  on an item-by-item  basis or a group of items, particularly when doing so will: permit maximum participation by small businesses, minority businesses and women's business enterprises; allow for the purchase of only items that contain the highest practicable percentage of recovered materials, as defined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); or, allow for the purchase, to the maximum extent practicable, of domestic commodities and products. The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part, and is not necessarily bound to accept the  lowest cost proposal. Should the District determine in its sole discretion that only one bidder is fully qualified, or that one bidder is clearly more qualified than any other under consideration, a  contract may be awarded to that bidder without further action.


1.3       Confidentiality:  To the extent permitted by law, the information  contained  in  proposals  submitted  for the District's consideration  will be held  in  confidence  until  all  evaluations  are  concluded and an award has been  made. Pricing and other information  that  is  an  integral  part  of the offer  cannot  be considered  confidential  after  an  award  has  been made. The District will  honor  requests for confidentiality for information  of a  proprietary nature to the extent

allowed by law.  Bidders should clearly mark any information considered confidential and/or proprietary. RFP: Maintenance Building Excavation Project


1.4       Costs of Preparation: Bidder assumes all costs of preparation of the proposal and any presentations necessary to the proposal process.


1.5        Debarment:  Submission  of a  signed  proposal  in response to this solicitation is certification that the bidder (or any sub-vendor)  is  not currently debarred,  suspended,  proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or  voluntarily  excluded from  participation  in this  transaction  by any City, State or  Federal  department or agency.  Submission  is also agreement that the Camdenton R-III School District will be notified of any change in this status.


1.6        Proposal   Understanding:   By   submitting   a    proposal,   the   bidder  agrees   and   assures  that  the specifications are adequate, and the bidder accepts the terms and conditions herein. Any exceptions should be noted in the bidder's proposal.


1.7        Proposal  Validity:  Unless otherwise  specified,  all  proposals shall  be valid for 90 days from the due date of the proposal.


The envelope must be clearly identified on the outside as follows: Name of Bidder

Address of Bidder

Due Date

RFP Maintenance Building Excavation Project



1.8       Errors:  Proposals  may be withdrawn  or amended  by bidders at any time prior to the proposal opening. If a  significant  mistake  has  been made  by an  apparent  low  bidder, the  bidder will  be given the  option of fulfilling the contract at the proposed  price or withdrawing the proposal. If an extension error has been made, the unit price will prevail.


1.9     Contract  Administration:  If a bidder  needs  clarification  of,  or  deviation  from  the  terms  of the contract set out in Section 2.0 of this RFP,  it is the  bidder's responsibility to complete the  "Request for  Exception" page and obtain written clarification or approval from:

Tim Hadfield, Superintendent

Camdenton R-III School District

PO Box 1409, Camdenton, MO 65020


1.10     Excluded Bidders:  If a bidder developed or drafted this RFP, including the specifications contained herein, said bidder is excluded from submitting a proposal in response to this RFP and the District will reject any such proposal submitted.


1.11     Quantities:  The quantities  shown  in this RFP are  based on estimated  needs. The Camdenton  R- III

School District reserves the right to adjust quantities to meet actual needs.



2.0 GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The following is a list of contractual terms that will govern the relationship between the selected bidder and the District. Other contractual terms are contained elsewhere in this RFP and will govern the relationship as well. By submitting a proposal, bidders are agreeing that these terms will become a part of the final contract between the District and the bidder. Any attempt to modify these terms must be noted in the bidder’s proposal. The District reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to accept such modifications and select the bidder or reject the bidder’s proposal. 



2.1       Contract Documents: If a  separate contract is not written, the contract entered into by the parties shall consist of the RFP, the signed proposal submitted by the Vendor, the specifications including all modifications thereof,  and  a   purchase  order or  letter  of  agreement  requiring  signatures  of the  Superintendent of the Camdenton  School  District  and  the  Vendor,  all  of which  shall  be referred to  collectively as  the  Contract Documents.


2.2       Contract  Validity:  In  the  event  one  or  more  clauses  of  the  contract  are  declared  invalid,  void, unenforceable or illegal, that shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of the contract.



2.3       Litigation:  The Contract  and  the rights  and  obligations of the parties  here  under shall  be governed  by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri without reference to its conflicts of laws principles. The Vendor and the District agree that any  litigation  action  or proceeding arising out of this  Contract shall  be instituted in the Circuit Court of Camden County, Missouri, and the parties further agree that this will be the sole and exclusive venue for any such actions.



2.4       Tax Exemption: The Camdenton R-III School District is a non-profit organization and is exempt from the payment  of  Federal  Excise  Taxes  on  articles  not  for  resale and  for the  Federal Transportation  Tax on  all shipments.  The RFP:  Camdenton  R- III  School  District  Maintenance Building Excavation Project and  any  sub  vendor  shall quote  and  shall  be reimbursed  less  these  taxes.  Upon  application,  exemption  certificates  will  be furnished when required.



2.5       Equal  Opportunity:  In the execution  of the contract, the Vendor and  all sub vendors agree,  consistent with  Camdenton  R- III  School  District policy, not to  discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion,  sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability  or  veterans  status  and  to   provide  reasonable  accommodations  to   qualified  individuals  with disabilities upon request.



2.6       Independent  Vendor:  Whether  the  Vendor  is  a   corporation,  partnership or other legal  entity,  the Vendor  is  an  independent  vendor.  The manner  in  which  services  are  performed  shall  be controlled  by the Vendor, however, the nature of the services and the results to be achieved shall be specified by the Camdenton R- III  School  District. The Vendor is  not to be deemed  an employee or agent of the  Camdenton  R- III School District and  has no authority to make any binding commitments or obligations on behalf of the District except as expressly provided herein.



2.7       Indemnification: The Vendor agrees to be responsible for, and to defend, hold harmless, and indemnify the  Camdenton  R- III School District and its employees from and against all  loss, damage, cost and expense (including attorney's fees)  suffered or sustained by the District or for which the District may be held or become liable  by reason, in whole or in part, of Vendor’s negligence or willful misconduct in performing its obligations under this contract..



2.8      Payment: Payment will  be made upon receipt of correct invoice for goods that have been delivered, installed  and  accepted.  A vendor may not submit an  invoice for partial  installation.  All  materials must be installed  and  inspected  prior to  final  payment.  If materials  are  damaged during  installation vendor  must replace product with like product prior to final payment.


2.9      Cancellation: The Camdenton  R- III  School  District reserves the  right to  cancel or terminate this contract without pecuniary risk or penalty  upon written notice of the intent to do so. If at any time the vendor fails to fulfill  or abide by the terms, conditions, or specifications  of this contract, the District  reserves the right to terminate this contract upon thirty days written  notification  of the intent to do so. Upon termination, the District will only be responsible for paying for services rendered and equipment provided up to the date of cancellation.


2.10      Prevailing  Wage:  Prevailing  Wage.   The contractor  will  need  to  be responsible for  paying prevailing wage as  needed  and  it  is  imperative  that  all  contractors  familiarize  themselves with  the  current  wage rates before  submitting  bids  based on these  specifications  herein.   The contractor will  forfeit a   penalty to  the contracting  public  body  of  $100  per  day (or  a  portion  of  a day)  for  each worker that  is  paid less  than  the prevailing rate for any work done under the contract by the contractor or any subcontractors.



2.11   OSHA Training:  To the extent applicable, the contractor  and  all  subcontractors  to  the  contract  must  require  all  on-site  employees to  complete  the ten-hour safety training program  required  under Section  292.675,  RSMo,  if they have  not  previously  completed the program  and  have documentation  of having done so.  The contractor will forfeit a  penalty to the contracting public body of $2,500 plus an additional $100 for each employee employed by the  contractor or subcontractor,  for each calendar day,  or  portion thereof, such employee  is employed without the required training.


2.12   Excessive Unemployment:  During the  periods of excessive unemployment (any month immediately following two  consecutive calendar months  during  which the  level  of  unemployment  in the state  has exceeded  five  percent as measured  by the United  States  Bureau  of  Labor Statistics)  only Missouri  laborers (persons who have resided in  Missouri for at least thirty days and intend to become or remain Missouri residents) and laborers from non-restrictive states persons who  are  residents  of a  state which  has  not enacted  state  laws  restricting  Missouri laborers from working  on  public  works  projects  in  that  state,  (as  determined  by  the  Labor  and  Industrial  Relations Commission) may be employed under the  contract, except that other laborers may be used when Missouri laborers or laborers from  nonrestrictive states are  not available,  or are  incapable  of performing the particular type of work involved, if so certified by the contractor and approved by the contracting officer.


2.13   Transient Employers:  Every transient employer, as  defined in Section 285.230 RSMo, enclosed in the  laws section, must post in a prominent and easily accessible place at work site a  clearly legible copy of the following:  (1) The notice of registration  for employer withholding  issued to such transient employer  by the director of revenue; (2)  Proof of coverage  for  workers'  compensation  insurance or self-insurance signed  by the  transient employer and verified by the department of revenue through records of the division of workers' compensation; and (3) The notice of registration for unemployment insurance issued to such transient employer by the division of employment security.   Any transient employer failing to comply with these requirements shall,  under Section

285.234  RSMo,  enclosed in  the laws  section,  be liable for a  penalty of five  hundred  dollars  per day until the notices required by this section are posted as required by that statute.


2.14   E-Verify:  Vendor must provide a sworn affidavit and supporting documentation that affirms Vendor's participation in a  federal work authorization program as well as an affidavit that Vendor  does not knowingly  employ  any person who  is an unauthorized alien who will  be working on the services provided to the District.  Vendor will provide similar affidavits to the District on an annual basis.


2.15     The Vendor shall at all times during the term of this contract comply with the following federal laws, to the extent applicable:

  1. The Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act (40 U.S.C. 3145) as supplemented by Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR Part 3, “Contractors and Subcontractors on Public Building or Publics Works Financed in Whole or in Part by Loans or Grants from the United States”), and all applicable federal regulations related to the same.
  2. The Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141-3144 and 3146-3148) as supplemented by Department of Labor Regulations (29 CFR Part 5, “Labor Standards Provisions Applicable to Contracts Covering Federally Financed and Assisted Construction”), and all applicable federal regulations related to the same.
  3. The Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 3702 and 3704), as supplemented by Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR Part 5), and all applicable federal regulations related to the same.
  4. All applicable standards, orders or regulations issued pursuant to the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q.) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251-1387).
  5. The contractual provisions set forth in 41 CFR 60-1.4 regarding Equal Opportunity.
  6. Section 6002 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.


2.16     All applicable provisions and requirements contained in the federal laws and accompanying federal regulations cited in subsection 24.A above are incorporated into this contract as if fully stated in the terms herein. To the extent that any such terms conflict with any other terms of this agreement, the conflicting terms will be interpreted as complimenting each other to the extent possible so that the federally required terms are complied with. When such an interpretation is not possible, the federal requirements contained in the conflicting terms shall control.


2.17     Certification of eligibility. By entering into this contract, Vendor certifies that:

  1. It is not a party listed on the governmentwide exclusions in the System for Award Management (SAM), in accordance with the OMB guidelines at 2 CFR 180 that implement Executive Order 12549 (3 CFR part 1986 Comp., p. 189) and 12689 (3 CFR part 1989 Comp., p. 235), “Debarment and Suspension.”
  2. Neither it (nor he or she) nor any person or firm who has an interest in the Vendor's firm is a person or firm ineligible to be awarded government contracts by virtue of section 3(a) of the Davis-Bacon Act or 29 CFR 5.12(a)(1).
  3. No part of this agreement shall be subcontracted to any person or firm ineligible for award of a government contract by virtue of section 3(a) of the Davis-Bacon Act or 29 CFR 5.12(a)(1).


2.18     Vendor agrees to comply with the Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment (31 U.S.C. 1352) and must file the required certification. Vendor certifies is will not and has not used Federal appropriated funds to pay any person or organization for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a member of Congress, officer or employee of Congress, or an employee or a member of Congress in connection with obtaining any Federal contract, grant or any other award covered by 31 U.S.C. 1352. Vendor must disclose any lobbying with any Federal or non-Federal funds that takes place in connection with obtaining any Federal award, including the name of any registrant under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 who has made lobbying contacts on behalf of the Vendor with respect to that Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement. 

2.19     Background Checks:  Prior to commencement of any work, Vendor agrees that all of its employees who will be performing the work and will be on District property when students are present will have completed criminal background checks in accordance with Mo. Rev. Stat. § 168.133 and the requirements of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, including a background check through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s criminal history files, the Missouri Highway Patrol’s criminal history database and sexual offender registry. Vendor will not allow any employees whose background check reveals that he/she has exhibited behavior that is violent or harmful to children or adults to be present on District property. 


2.20     Use of District Data:  Vendor acknowledges and agrees that, to the extent that any data, records, or other information provided to Vendor contains personally identifiable information of District students or employees (collectively “Data”), that such Data will remain the confidential property of the District. Vendor agrees to comply with all applicable laws, including, but not limited to, the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, regarding the confidentiality of such Data and agrees to limit release of such Data in accordance with such laws. Vendor shall only use the Data to provide the services required under this contract and will ensure that industry-accepted security measures are used by Vendor in protecting the confidentiality of such Data. Vendor will further provide notice as soon as practicable of any unauthorized disclosures of such Data and will be fully responsible for all costs and claims associated with Vendor’s unauthorized release, regardless of the cause. If Vendor receives a subpoena or court order, or otherwise determines that it is required by law to disclose the Data, it will provide at least ten (10) days’ prior notice to the District before making said disclosure and reasonably cooperate with the District in the District’s efforts to prevent the disclosure. The provisions of this Section shall survive termination of this contract for any reason.


2.21     Anti-Discrimination Against Israel Act:  To the extent that § 34.600, RSMo. applies to this contract, Vendor hereby certifies pursuant to said statute that it is not currently engaged in and shall not for the duration of this agreement engage in a boycott of goods or services from: the State of Israel; companies doing business in or with Israel or authorized by, licensed by, or organized under the laws of the State of Israel; or, persons or entities doing business in the State of Israel.


3.0 Schedule:  The proposed project schedule for this RFP is as follows: Per cover sheet






4.1        Liability Insurance: Vendor  MUST provide evidence of liability and workers comp insurance with this proposal. The Camdenton  R- III  School  District  retains the right of approval for insurance coverage. The District shall  be  named  as  an   Additional  Insured  on  the  Commercial  General  Liability  insurance.  Certificates  of Insurance  for all  of the  above  insurance  shall  be filed  with the District.  Certificates shall  be filed  prior to the date of performance under this Agreement. RFP: Camdenton R- III School District Maintenance Building Excavation Project.




The Camdenton  R- III School District will award the contract to the responsible service provider possessing the ability to perform successfully under the terms and conditions contained in this RFP and whose proposal is most advantageous to the District. To determine this service provider, the District will apply the best value concept.


Criteria will include, but is not limited to:

  1. The ability, capacity, and skill of the service provider to provide the service and support as described.
  2. The service provider's familiarity with  Camdenton  R- III  District  requirements and  attendance at the pre-bid conference.
  3. The service provider's character, integrity, reputation, judgment, experience, and efficiency.
  4. Performance on previous purchases or contracts with the Camdenton R-111 School District.
  5. A proposal   that   is   functional,   but   is   also   flexible   enough   to   offer   alternatives   and   future opportunities.
  6. A solution that can interface and integrate with existing systems and equipment.
  7. A solution that can be supported and maintained without excessive cost to the district.




Vendors  to  the   RFP   are  advised  that  materials  contained  in  their  proposals  are  subject  to  the  Missouri Sunshine Law and  may be viewed and/or copied  by any member of the public, including news agencies and competitors.  The District  reserves the  right  to reject any or all  proposals  received, or to award  a  contract on the basis of initial  offers  received without discussions or clarifications. Therefore, the proposal should contain the vendor's best price and technical response based on the RFP.




The District  accepts  no obligations for costs  incurred  by vendors  responding to this RFP or on being awarded the contract. The District  reserves the  right to select a  proposal without discussion with the vendors.  It is understood  that  proposals  shall  become part of the District's  official files.  Retention  of these  proposals  does not obligate the District to any action. The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals received.




Provide  a  list  of three  references  including  company  name,  contact  name,  address,  telephone  number,  and email address.  References should be companies or institutions that have purchased and installed items for a project similar in scope.




If the contracted service provider breaches any provision, becomes insolvent, enters voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy  or receivership  proceedings,  or makes an  assignment for the benefit of creditors,  the Camdenton R- III School District will  have the right (without limiting any other rights or remedies that it may have in the contract or by law) to terminate this contract with five days written notice to the service provider.


The District will  then  be relieved  of all  obligations,  except to pay the value of the  service provider's prior performance (at not exceeding the contract rate). The service provider will  be liable to the District for all cost exceeding the contract price that the District incurs in completing or procuring the service and the recovery of District  provided  materials  as described  RFP: Camdenton  R- III  School  District  Maintenance Building Excavation Project,  in this document.  The District's right to acquire strict performance of any obligation in this contract will  not be affected  by  any  previous  waiver,  forbearance  or course  of  dealing.   RFP:  Camdenton  R- III  School  District Maintenance Building Excavation Project.



By submission of this proposal, the bidder certifies that:

  1. a) This bid or proposal has been independently arrived at without collusion with another bidder or with any competitor;
  2. b) This bid or proposal has not been knowingly disclosed  and will  not  be knowingly  disclosed, prior to the  opening of bids, or proposals for this project, to any other bidder, competitor or potential competitor;
  3. c) No attempt  has  been  or will  be  made to  induce any other person, partnership or corporation to submit or not to submit a  proposal;
  4. d) The person signing this  bid or proposal certifies that he  has fully informed himself regarding the accuracy  of  the  statements  contained  in  this  certification,  and  under  the  penalties  being applicable to the bidder as well as to the person signing in its behalf.

Maintenance Building Excavation Project Scope of Work




Cut in new driveway entrance approximately 700 feet long X 18 feet wide. Haul in 2" clean rock for construction road entrance to building site. Spread rock to grade with track loader. Install 40 feet of 36" culvert where discussed onsite where water runs off from upper side of Road. Reshape upper ditch line and establish drainage to new culvert pipe inlet. Place 8"-12" Rip Rap at inlet of new culvert pipe.


Cut vegetation and excavate out for new building pad approximately 60 ft. x 250 ft. Waste approximately 6,000 cubic yards of excess dirt onsite and build up pad site and parking apron. Compact dirt with compactor. Dig footings for new building with excavator.


Haul in approximately 700 cubic yards of screenings for building up subgrade and compact in place for new building pad sub grade. Compact in place with smooth drum vibrating roller.


Dig trench from existing transformer on property to new building location. Haul in lime screenings for bedding & backfilling electrical conduits with skid steer. Others are to provide & install electrical conduits for electrical conduits.


Provide and install approximately 950 ft. for new 2" pressure sewer main to existing pressure line behind parking lot retaining wall per our site visit. Tap and connect onto existing main line and set meter keg with a curb stop shut off valve. Haul in rock for bedding and backfilling pipe where needed.


Haul in 2" clean rock for backfilling drain tile pipe and over dig areas. Provide operator and track loader to backfill sections of concrete walls with 2" clean.


Request for Exception


Please specify the requirement that your bid is taking exception to and provide a detailed explanation of why the exception is being made.


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Request for Proposal - Maintenance Building Excavation Project