Purchasing Department

Bids / Proposals

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From time to time, the County of Kalamazoo will request bids and or proposals from vendors. This page has been provided allowing access to such requests, guidelines and specifications. If you need assistance downloading the files located on this page, please use our specially designed help page.

Note to Bidders: You may receive email from the Purchasing Department should an addendum be added to an RFP you download. It is important that you add purchasing@kalcounty.com to your trusted email senders list so that such emails do not get filtered out or sent to your junk folder.

See Addendum # 5 for Extensions.





             201 WEST KALAMAZOO AVENUE

             KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN 49007

  PHONE: (269) 383-8967

              FAX: (269) 383-6448

May 21, 2018


Kalamazoo County Government (Owner) is requesting bids for the construction of a new Animal Services & Enforcement Shelter Project. 

A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, May 31, 2018 in room C at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048.  Firms interested in submitting a proposal must attend the pre-proposal meeting. 

Requirements can be downloaded at HUhttp://www.kalcounty.com/purchasing/rfp.php.

Bids must be submitted in complete original form by mail or messenger to the following address:         

                                    Kalamazoo County Purchasing Department

                                    Kalamazoo County Administration Building

            201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 402

            Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Bids will be accepted at the above address until the time and date specified below and immediately after will be publicly opened and read aloud.       

Bids Due:

BID ISSUED:                                               Monday May 21, 2018

MANDITORY PRE-BID MEETING:       Thursday May 31, 2018

QUESTIONS DUE:                                     Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 5:00 P.M.

QUESTION & ANSWERS POSTED:       Thursday, June 21, 2018

RESPONSIBLE BIDDER FORMS:          Wednesday June 20, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                                        Wednesday, June 27, 2018

CLOSING TIME:                                        3:00 P.M., Local time

All bidders shall complete, sign and enclose the Bid Form along with the bid in a tightly sealed opaque envelope and plainly marked "PROPOSAL – ANIMAL SHELTER CONSTRUCTION SERVICES”.  Bids opened by mistake due to improper identification will be rejected and returned.

KALAMAZOO RESPONSIBLE BIDDER: All bidders, including subcontractors, with bids in excess of $50,000 must be prequalified through the Kalamazoo County responsible bidder program. The contractor should submit the form to Kalamazoo County by 5:00 pm, local time, June 20, 2018 to purchasing@kalcounty.comAll bids are subject to the Kalamazoo County Standard Terms and Conditions.

See Addendum # 5 for Extensions.


(Project Drawings 5-21-18.pdf)
(Addendum 1 Sign in Sheet.pdf)
(Project Specification 5-21-18.pdf)
(Addendum 2 Q A X.pdf)
(Addendum 3 CHMP Addendum Two Drawings.pdf)
(Addendum 3 CHMP Addendum Two Write Up.pdf)
(Addendum No. 4.pdf)
(Addendum No. 5.pdf)
(Addendum 6.docx)
(Addendum 7 2nd Q and As.pdf)