Sheriff's Office Bid Notices

Bid Notices

Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office Expansion

Deadline: May 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

DLR Group inc.
Architecture  Engineering  Planning  Interiors
6457 Frances Street, Suite 200
Omaha, Nebraska 68106
Phone:  402/393-4100
Fax:      402/393-8747


Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office Expansion
Pottawattamie County Jail
1400 Big Lake Road
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501
DLR Group Project No. 11-20109-00

Pottawattamie County will receive sealed Bids.

The project consists of renovation to existing office space and construction of a new office area. The addition is one (1) story in height, and has a total area of approximately six thousand nine hundred and fifty (6,950) square feet.

Bids must be on a Lump Sum basis. 

Bids will be received until 10:00 AM (CST), on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 2nd Floor, Pottawattamie County Courthouse, located at 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa

Bids received after this time will not be accepted. 

Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately and simultaneously in the presence of bidders, or representatives of bidders, when the hour is reached for the bids to close.

PRE-BID CONFERENCE:  The Architect-Engineer will hold a mandatory Pre-Bid Conference at the Pottawattamie County Jail located at 1400 Big Lake Road on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM (CDT).  Attendance will be taken and is mandatory for general contractors bidding the project.  Attendance for sub-contractors is highly encouraged. 

Bidding Documents may be examined at the office of the Architect-Engineer, DLR Group inc., 6457 Frances Street, Suite 200, Omaha, Nebraska 68106-2278; at the office of the Printer, A & D Technical Supply Co., 4320 South 89th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68127; and at the following exchanges after April 1, 2021:


Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, 753 33rd Ave, Columbus, NE 68601
Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce, 128 East 6th Street, Fremont, NE 68025
Lincoln Builders Bureau, 5910 S. 58 St Suite C, Lincoln, NE 68516
Omaha Builders Exchange, 4159 S. 94 Street, Omaha, NE 68127
Standard Digital Imaging, 4424 South 108th Street, Omaha, NE 68137


CMD Group, 30 Technology Pkwy So., Ste. 500, Norcross, GA 30092.


Master Builders of Iowa - Des Moines, 221 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Master Builders of Siouxland, 903 6th St./PO Box 1168 (51102), Sioux City, IA 51101
Sioux City Construction League, 3900 Stadium Drive, Sioux City, IA 51106

Bidders may obtain Bidding Documents at the office of the Printer, A & D Technical Supply Co., 4320 South 89th Street, Omaha, Nebraska, Telephone (402/592-4950), from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and at web address, in accord with the Instructions to Bidders, upon depositing the sum of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each set of Documents.  Checks shall be made out to DLR Group inc.  The entire deposit will be refunded to bona fide Bidders upon the return of the Documents, in good condition to A & D Technical Supply Co., within thirty (30) days after the Bid opening. If shipping is required, there will be a non-refundable fee required for each set shipped.  The cost shall be determined by A & D Technical Supply Co. based on the size of the project.  Checks for shipping shall be made out to A & D Technical Supply Co.

Members of Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa may obtain Bidding Documents by use of the non-cash security method adopted by the ABC of Iowa.

Members of Master Builders of Iowa may obtain Bidding Documents by use of the non-cash security method adopted by the Master Builders of Iowa, Inc.

Members of the Omaha Builders Exchange may obtain Bidding Documents by use of the OBE Non-Cash Security Method for Return of Plans and Specs endorsed by the Omaha Builders Exchange.

Bid Security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accord with the Instructions to Bidders.

All Bidders are subject to and must comply with applicable state and federal anti-discrimination laws. 

By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa. 

Minority and Targeted Small Business participation is encouraged.  Bidders shall make a good faith documented effort to encourage the participation of Certified Iowa Targeted Small Business in accordance with the Code of Iowa.

In accordance with Iowa Department of Labor Rules located at 875 IAC 156.2, the Owner requests a statement from each bidder regarding the bidder’s resident status. Failure to submit a fully completed Bidder Status Form with the bid may result in the bid being deemed nonresponsive and rejected.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive informalities or irregularities in the Bidding. 

Rob Ambrose
Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office
1400 Big Lake Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51501


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1400 Big Lake Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51501