The Warren County Conservation Board is accepting bids for six projects related to new lodge construction. Bid packets may be downlaoded using the Bid Package # links below:


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That sealed bids will be received at the Warren County Conservation Board at the Annett Nature Center, 15565 118th AVE, Indianola, IA 50125, until 2:00 p.m., October 18, 2019. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the above noted time. All bidders are welcome to attend.

Target dates: start work November 2019, complete work as soon as reasonable. See bid packages for details

Warren County – Annett Nature Center Lodge for general building, Septic system,
framing & roofing, and HVAC
Project consists of multiple Contractor packages:

Bid Package #1 Floor
Bid Package #2 Septic System
Bid Package #3 Framing & Roofing
Bid Package #6 HVAC

Drawings and specifications governing the proposed work have been prepared by Shive Hattery Architecture & Engineering, West Des Moines, IA. Bidding Documents will be available on October 10, 2019. Specifications and Bid Forms for the project are available at the Annett Nature Center, 15565 118th AVE, Indianola, IA  50125, or from the office of the Assistant to the Warren County Board of Supervisors, 301 N Buxton ST, Indianola, IA  50125, Alternately, Bid Documents can be viewed at Project Documents will be loaned to qualified bidders.

Bid security in the amount of 10% of the total bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders. The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in an amount equal to the Bid, guaranteeing faithful performance of the Contract. No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of sixty [60] business days after the date and hour set for opening of bids.

A public hearing was conducted at the regular Conservation Board meeting to be held at the Annett Nature Center, 15565 228th AVE, Indianola, IA 50125 on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 6:00 p.m. on the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract, bid results, and award recommendations.

The award of the contract may be made by Warren County to any responsive, responsible bidder or bidders offering suitable supplies, equipment and/or service at the lowest price taking into consideration the quality of material or service in the best interest of Warren County. The right is reserved to reject any and all bids, or any part thereof, and to waive informalities, and to enter into such contract as shall be deemed in the best interest of Warren County.

For further information, contact:

Jim Priebe
Warren County Conservation Board
15565 118th AVE
Indianola, IA  50125
Telephone: 515-961-6169