Bidding Opportunity
**The due date for this bidding opportunity has passed**

Restroom Construction at Lefthand Valley Grange Trailhead

Due Date: 07/28/2020 2:00 pm
Bidding Number: BID #7163-20
Bidding Categories: Parks and Open Space
Other Comments:


Boulder County Parks and Open Space (BCPOS) is soliciting bids from qualified and experienced contractors to secure construction services for the construction of a restroom at Lefthand Valley Grange Trailhead (Project), located at 7075 North 83rd Street, on the northwest corner of North 83rd Street and Niwot Road in Niwot, Colorado. The selected contractor will complete all construction aspects of the Project within 120 calendar days after the execution of the contract and upon receipt of a Notice to Proceed.

The trailhead and visitor facilities located at Lefthand Valley Grange Open Space (LHVG) are owned by Boulder County and managed by BCPOS for recreational, aesthetic and natural resource purposes.

The visitor facilities at LHVG were constructed over a number of years, beginning back in the 1980s for the public’s recreational use of the open space. The trailhead, surrounding trails, and associated landscaping were reconstructed during 2018. The goal of the Project is to construct a new restroom. The restroom will be a standard BCPOS evaporative vault, as shown in the attached drawings (Attachment B) and shall meet all necessary specifications (Attachment C).

It should be noted that the trail system and supporting facilities at LHVG are designated as accessible with the trails and other visitor amenities, all designed to meet the ADA Accessibility Guidelines.


The successful bidder will be required to enter into a Contract for Services and meet all insurance requirements as required prior to any work beginning.

All bidders are instructed to thoroughly review all the stated insurance requirements for this Project, the insurance requirements stated are the minimum and standard for Boulder County Government, for this Project. All hired contractors are required to meet the insurance requirements, as stated, for contracted services as part of the Boulder County contracting process. Owner/Sole Proprietors/Officer are not Exempt from the County’s insurance requirements and coverage limits. Please refer to the Insurance Requirements in this BID.

In the event the selected contractor is unable to commence work as agreed to, the Boulder County Commissioners may rescind the bid award and proceed to award the contract to another bidder based on this BID, re-bid the work, or proceed in any lawful manner the County deems necessary.


A pre-bid meeting is not scheduled for this Project. Bidders are strongly encouraged to visit the Project site located at 7075 North 83rd Street in Niwot, CO 80503. A similar restroom Project was completed at the Pella Crossing Open Space Trailhead located at 11600 N. 75th Street just south of the town of Hygiene, Colorado and all bidders are encouraged to visit this restroom on their own time prior to bidding.



Both a payment and a performance bond are required for this Project, and each bond must equal 100% of the proposed cost. Please include the cost of this bonding into the total proposed cost.

Payment and Performance Bond requirements are addressed in the attached Sample Contract. Payment and Performance bonds will be required for bids over $50,000.00. Bonds must be received and approved, by the County, prior to work commencing. If applicable, Retainage and a Notice of Final Settlement posting will be required.


The following documents are part of this BID:

  1. Attachment A: Location Map
  2. Attachment B: Restroom Drawings
  3. Attachment C: Restroom Specifications
  4. Attachment D: Sample Contract
  5. Attachment E: Contract Qualifications


All inquiries regarding this BID will be submitted via email to the Boulder County Purchasing Office at on or before 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Thursday, July 16, 2020. A response from the County to all inquiries will be posted and sent via email no later than Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

Please do not contact any other county department or personnel with questions or for information regarding this solicitation.


Please note: Due to COVID-19, proposals will only be accepted electronically by emailing

BIDs are due at the email box only, listed below, for time and date recording on or before 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. A bid opening will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. via email, by sending a copy of the bid tab to all those that have submitted a proposal.

BID #7163-20

The attached addendum supersedes the original Information and Specifications regarding BID # 7163-20 where it adds to, deletes from, clarifies or otherwise modifies. All other conditions and any previous addendums shall remain unchanged.

Please see the new Erosion Control Plan attached at the end of this document.

Please note: Due to COVID-19, BIDS will only be accepted electronically by emailing

Bid #7163-20 Addendum 1