ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for OMB/DFM Contract No. MC1002000461R for the Absalom Jones Gymnasium Floor
Renovations will be received by the State of Delaware, Office of Management and Budget, Division of
Facilities Management, by either electronic mail or by mail as follows. Bid submissions submitted by
electronic mail must be sent to DFM-BID@delaware.gov and a hard copy of the entire submission shall be
sent by mail, but the hard copy does not have to arrive prior to bid submission
Sealed bids shall be mailed and addressed to the Division of Facilities Management, Thomas Collins
Building, 540 S. DuPont Highway, Suite 1 (Third Floor), Dover, DE 19901. The outer envelope should
clearly indicate: “OMB/DFM CONTRACT NO. MC1002000461R – ABSALOM JONE GYMNASIUM
FLOOR - SEALED BID - DO NOT OPEN.”
Bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. local time on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Bids will be opened and read
aloud at 10:30 a.m. local time on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Bidder bears the risk of late delivery. Any bids
received after the stated time whether by mail or electronic mail will be rejected and the mailed bids will be
returned unopened. The bid opening will be held through electronic means to comply with the Governor’s
State of Emergency. To attend the bid opening, the public may participate by joining the meeting at
Webex.com, meeting number 712 177 417 and password Mpmbmx443gm. There will be no in-person
The project involves the removal and replacement of the gymnasium flooring with new fluid-applied athletic
floor, selective demolition, floor leveling compound, painting and gymnasium equipment at the Absalom
Jones Community Center, 310 Kiamensi Road, Wilmington, Delaware.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Thursday May 14, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. In compliance
with the Governor’s State of Emergency, the pre-bid meeting will be held by electronic means. There will be
no in-person meeting. The public may join the pre-bid meeting at Webex.com, meeting number 710 256 292
and password BSckPWmt266 for the purpose of establishing the list of subcontractors and to answer
questions. Representatives of each party to any Joint Venture must attend this meeting. ATTENDANCE
OF THIS MEETING IS A PREREQUISITE FOR BIDDING ON THIS CONTRACT.
Electronic copies (PDF) of the Contract documents may be obtained at Becker Morgan Group, Inc., 309 S.
Governor’s Avenue, Dover, Delaware 19904, phone (302) 734-7950, upon receipt of $25.00 per disc, non-
refundable. Please call in advance to ensure documents are available. Checks are to be made payable to
“Becker Morgan Group, Inc”.
Construction documents will be available for review at the following locations: Becker Morgan Group;
Delaware Contractors Association; Associated Builders and Contractors.
Bidders will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or national origin in consideration of this award, and Minority Business Enterprises,
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Women-Owned Business Enterprises and Veteran-Owned Business
Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids on this contract. Each bid must be
accompanied by a bid security equivalent to ten percent of the bid amount and all additive alternates. The
successful bidder must post a performance bond and payment bond in a sum equal to 100 percent of the
contract price upon execution of the contract. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to
waive any informalities therein.
END OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS