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Advertisement to Bid: Pender County Courthouse – Interior Renovations



Sealed bids will be received until 3:00 p.m. (local time), April 23, 2020, in the Commissioner’s Room of Pender County Administration Building, 805 S. Walker Street, Burgaw, North Carolina, and then opened and publicly read for furnishing all labor and materials and performing all work connected with: Pender County Courthouse – Interior Renovations, as indicated in the plans and specifications dated March 29, 2020.

In response to social distancing recommendations by state and local health authorities, bids will be opened publicly through video/audio conference. Conference log-in information to be provided by Architect at the pre-bid meeting. Bidders shall notify the Architect in advance if they wish to be physically present during the bid opening.


A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 3:00 p.m. (local time), April 8, 2020 at the Pender County Courthouse, 100 S. Wright Street, Burgaw, North Carolina 28425.  Prime bidders and asbestos abatement subcontractors are required to attend. Subcontractors (other than asbestos abatement subcontractor) and suppliers are invited to attend.

Precautions will be taken with respect to COVID-19. If weather permits, the pre-bid meeting will be conducted outside of the courthouse.  In the event of bad weather, bidders shall meet in the courtroom and maintain distance between individuals as recommended by state and local health authorities. Bidders shall bring gloves and any other personal protective equipment desired. Bidders may tour the building in small groups after the pre-bid meeting.    


The project shall consist of storm damage repairs and renovations to the historic courthouse in Burgaw.  Work includes relocating mechanical and electrical systems from basement to first floor;  new HVAC systems throughout the building; data wiring; plaster demolition, repair and replacement; custom woodwork to match existing; new accessible bathrooms; new elevator and masonry shaft; ADA upgrades; a new building generator; site work to facilitate drainage; masonry screen wall at the generator and ADA ramp; upholstery replacement for courtroom seating; and miscellaneous paint and floor finishes throughout.    Hazardous materials, including asbestos floor mastic, asbestos ceiling coatings, and lead paint, will be removed under this contract.


Hazardous Material Abatement Subcontractors must be pre-approved to be eligible to submit bids and have their bids considered.  The following Abatement Subcontractors have been pre-approved for this Project.

  1. Demolition & Asbestos Removal, Inc., Division of D. H. Griffin; Glenn Collins
  2. CCI; Clay Fields or Justin
  3. Enpuricon, Inc.; Scott Gordon
  4. NEO Corporation; Langdon Williams
  5. EHG, LLC; Larry Crickmore


Bid Forms, Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents may be examined at the Owner’s office at 805 S. Walker Street, Burgaw, North Carolina, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and the following plan rooms’ websites:


Dodge Data & Analytics –

Carolinas Plan Room –

iSqFt + bidclerk –


Bidders may obtain a complete set of bidding documents beginning on March 30, 2020 from: McGee Cadd Reprographics, 2527 S. 17th St., Wilmington, NC 28401, (910) 392-5500, e-mail:, upon the non-refundable payment of services charges.


Electronic Documents:  Complete plans, specifications, and contract documents can be obtained electronically on March 30, 2020.  Go to and login using your e-mail address and “anonymous” as the password.  Click on the Pender Courthouse Interior Bid Documents download link.

Minority Participation:  Bidders shall note that compliance with the Owner’s Minority Participation Policy is applicable to this project.  The bidder shall make good faith efforts, as defined in the bid specifications, to subcontract 10% of the dollar value of the single prime contract to businesses owned and controlled by minorities.  Individuals who are minorities include women, Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, and Asian-Indian Americans.  Bidders are required to submit, along with the bid, information concerning minority business enterprises which will participate in the contract.  The information will include: (1) name and address of each minority firm; (2) description of the work to be performed by each minority firm named; and (3) the dollar value of the work to be performed by each firm named.  Bidders are required to submit along with the bid, specific documentation demonstrating that they made good faith efforts to meet established goals.  A bid which fails to meet these requirements may be considered non-responsive.

Visit NC Department of Administration at to search for Minority/Women Business Enterprises.


Bid security required is (5%) of the bid, in cash, certified check or Bid Bond.


Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of (100%) of contract amount will be required.


Bids may not be withdrawn for sixty (60) days after bid due date.


The Owner reserves the right to reject each and every bid and to waive informalities in bidding.


/s/ Mr. Chad McEwan, Assistant Manager

Pender County, Burgaw, North Carolina

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