Hannibal Free Public Library is a political subdivision in Missouri. The Hannibal Free Public Library Board of Trustees has the exclusive control of the expenditure of all moneys collected to the credit of the library fund, and of the construction of any library building, and of the supervision, care and custody of the grounds, rooms or buildings constructed, leased, or set apart for that purpose. The board, as a body corporate, may sue and be sued, complain and defend, and make and use a common seal, purchase or lease grounds, purchase, lease, occupy or erect an appropriate building or buildings for the use of the public library and branches thereof, sell and convey real estate and personal property for and on behalf of the public library and branches thereof, issue bonds, secured by a deed of trust on any land which they own, for the purpose of the purchase of ground and for the erection of public buildings and for the improvements of existing buildings, receive gifts of real and personal property for the use and benefit of the public library and branch libraries thereof, the same when accepted to be held and controlled by the board of trustees, according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise or bequest of such property. (RSMO 182.200)
HANNIBAL FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING BIDS ON THE FOLLOWING PROJECT:
1. Heat Pump Replacement
Please see general information, below. The specification for this particular project may be found HERE.
HANNIBAL FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL BE ACCEPTING BIDS FOR ANOTHER PROJECT SOON:
1. Elevator Service
ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF ANY OR ALL BIDS OR QUOTES
The Hannibal Free Public Library Board of Trustees reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids/quotes or combinations thereof, and to waive any minor irregularities, including without limitation, nonconforming, non-responsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids. The Library Board further reserves the right to reject the bid/quote of any bidder whom it finds, after reasonable inquiry and evaluation, to be non-responsible. The Library Board may also reject the bid/quote of any bidder if the Library Board believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project to make an award to that Bidder. The Library Board also reserves the right to waive all informalities not involving price, time, or changes in the Work.
PROCUREMENT & DISPOSITION POLICY
Hannibal Free Public Library seeks the best value when making purchase decisions. “Best value” includes the optimal balance of quality, performance, timely delivery, service, and cost throughout the lifecycle of a given asset. The Procurement & Disposition Policy ensures that the Library’s procurement practices are performed in a consistent, objective, accountable, transparent, and fair process. Additionally, this policy ensures that the process will be effective and efficient.
Full text of the policy may be found HERE.
OSHA TRAINING REQUIREMENT
Any and all contractors and subcontractors who contract to work on public works projects shall provide a 10 hour Occupational Safety and Health instruction and safety program, or similar program approved by the Department of Labor, for their employees. All contractors and subcontractors who contract to work on public works projects shall provide a 10 hour Occupational Safety and Health instruction and safety program, or similar program approved by the Department of Labor, for their employees. All employees working on projects must have completed the course within 60 days of beginning work and shall keep evidence of completion on their worksite. Contractors and subcontractors in violation will forfeit $2500 plus $100 for each worker employed for each day the worker is employees without training to the Hannibal Free Public Library, City of Hannibal, awarding the contract. Public bodies and contractors may withhold assessed penalties from contractors and subcontractors respectively.
OSHA Training certificates must be submitted with the Bid Proposal Form..
Hannibal Free Public Library is an
Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively
ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement,
minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids
in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the
grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award. Contracts for work under this bid will obligate
the Contractor and any Subcontractors not to discriminate in employment
Hannibal Free Public Library is exempt from Missouri State
Sales and Use taxes on materials and equipment to be incorporated in the Work
(exemption # 12537888). Said taxes shall not be included in the Bid. Upon request, the Library will supply Form 5060 to the contractor awarded the project.8
MISSOURI'S PREVAILING WAGE LAW COMPLIANCE
Hannibal Free Public Library complies with Missouri's Prevailing Wage Law. Any and all Contractors or Subcontractors hired by the Library are also required to comply. For more information, click HERE.
Contractor will forfeit a penalty to the contracting public body of $100 per day (or portion of a day) if a worker is paid less than the prevailing rate for any work done under the contract by the contractor or by any subcontractor (RSMO 290.250)
Excessive unemployment is currently in effect as of October 19, 2007.
If Prevailing Wage is required, Contractors must submit a notarized copy of their Compliance with Prevailing Wage Law Affidavit with their application for final payment.
Hannibal Free Public Library requires contractors and vendors to comply with the City's Insurance Requirements, which may be found HERE. Proof that Insurance requirements have been met must be provided with other Contract Documents before the Notice to Proceed (NTP) will be issued to the contractor selected to perform the work. Hannibal Free Public Library and the City of Hannibal must be named as additional insured.
SAMPLE ADDENDUM TO PROJECT
The Library's Sample Addendum may be found HERE If required by the Bid Documents, Contractors must submit a proposal bid bond with their bid to be considered. The Sample Proposal Bid Bond may be found HERE.
SAMPLE NOTICE OF AWARD (NOA)
The Library's Sample Notice of Award (NOA) may be found HERE
Any and all contractors and vendors hired by Hannibal Free Public Library are required to comply with City licensing requirements, including City Contractor and/or Business licenses. Proof that licensing requirements have been met must be provided with other Contract Documents before the Notice to Proceed (NTP) will be issued to the contractor selected to perform the work.
SAMPLE HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT
The Library's Sample Hold Harmless Agreement may be found HERE
AFFIDAVIT OF WORK AUTHORIZATION AND DOCUMENTATION
The Library's Affidavit of Work Authorization and information about documentation may be found HERE The Library's Sample Contract may be found HERE
SAMPLE NOTICE TO PROCEED (NTP)
The Library's Sample Notice to Proceed (NTP) may be found HERE
Following completion of the work by the Contractor and acceptance of the work by the Library Director, application for payment will be accepted. It must be submitted to Hannibal Free Public Library no later than the 5th of the month. Checks will be released by the 22nd of the month for invoices submitted on or before the 5th of the month. Checks will be released by the 20th of the following month for invoices submitted after the 5th of the month. Larger projects may include provisions for partial payment(s) at work milestones, provided these are stipulated in the contract.