Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

School Districts
F-10086 Hurricane Grant

                                                                         Invitation To Bid

                                                                   For a General Contractor

Sealed bids will be received by Duval County Public Schools, Division of Facilities, Room 535, 1701 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207, until the time and date recorded below and immediately thereafter publicly opened and recorded in the Duval County Public Schools, School Board Building, 5th Floor, Room 513-D, 1701 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, Florida.

BIDS ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE: November 20, 2007



                                                   DCPS PROJECT NO. F-10086

SCOPE OF WORK: To furnish and install all Hurricane Shelter protection as required by the specifications at Landmark Middle School No. 256 and Twin Lakes Elementary No. 251. The Budgeted and Not to Exceed Construction Cost is $229,114.00

All contractors that are interested in bidding are required to attend a mandatory pre-bid conference to be held on October 30, 2007, 10:00 a.m., 513-D, 1701 Prudential Drive Jacksonville, FL 32207. Failure to attend the pre-bid conference shall result in disqualification of that firm’s proposal. Attendees will be required to sign an attendance register.

All bidders and subcontractors shall be licensed Contractors and registered corporations as required by the laws of the State of Florida.

Contract documents for bidding may be obtained for a refundable fee of $35.00 and Non-refundable fee of $25.00 at the office of: Baker Klein Engineering, P.L., 1628 San Marco Blvd., Suite 13, Jacksonville, FL 32207

DCSB Point of Contact: Alonza Anderson (904)390-2504

Contract documents for bidding may be examined at: Baker Klein Engineering, P.L., 1628 San Marco Blvd., Suite 13, Jacksonville, FL 32207

MBE Participation Goal: Encouragement

The Duval County Public Schools has begun prequalifying all contractors who intend to submit bids for all construction projects exceeding $200,000.00 and electrical projects exceeding $50,000.00 Effective May 31, 2003, all Contractors submitting bids must be prequalified with Duval County Public Schools. No bids will be accepted from Contractors who are not prequalified with Duval County Public Schools.

Prequalification forms and information may be obtained by contacting: Richard Beaudoin or Ronald A. Fagan at 1701 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207, (904)390-2358 or (904)390-2922, Fax (904)390-2265, email: beaudoinr@dreams or

The Bid Award Recommendation will be posted on the First Floor, Bulletin Board at the Duval County School Board Building, 1701 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32207-8182.