Legals for October, 8 2021

NOTICE TO ACCEPT BIDS The Heritage Museum board of directors is again advertising to accept bids through October 17, 2021, to replace the 15,620 square foot metal roof and skylight on the 12-Sided Federally Protected Historic Log Cabin Building located at 34067 U.S. Highway 2 Bidders should note that there are significant changes from the initial ad and general requirements package. Bids must be emailed to [email protected] or postmarked by October 17, 2021, and emailed to The Heritage Museum, Attn: Bid, PO Box 628, Libby, MT 59923. Bids will open at The Heritage Museum at 10:00 AM on October 18, 2021. The roof replacement project is funded in part by the state through a Montana Historic Preservation Grant (MHPG), and the bid winning contractor must pay Montana State’s prevailing wages and meet Davis-Bacon wages. Bidders must be a licensed general contractor or roofer in the state of Montana, bonded and insured. The contract term will run from the award date to November 30, 2022. The roof consists of 12 pie-shaped sections, 50 feet tall (lower roof) and 12 pie-shaped sections, 15 feet tall (tower roof). The project should be completed in 6-8 consecutive weeks from project start to finish (weather dependent). The new roof will rest on the original tongue and groove boards that form the ceiling in the building and rest on the entire rafters of the building. The bidder is responsible for removing the existing metal roof, framing and fascia. The Museum retains ownership of and decides on the removal of the removed roofing material. The new roof must consist of a 30-year titanium underlayment; 2″ x 4″ framing laid flat for foam insulation gap; 2″ X 6″ truss wood frame on top; 5/8″ plates OSB or comparable undercoat; another layer of 30 year titanium underlay with ice shield underlay on eaves; roof vent consisting of 3″ round vents every 2′ under soffit, color brown; 5″ or 2 lb. spray foam including 3″ in eaves (inside – not visible from outside – just for extra protection); covered with new brown 24-26 standard gauge metal sheeting including eaves, ridge (including breathable foam under the ridge opening on the upper portion of each roof section), and all applicable Standard Classic Style trim, new standard construction industry screws and screw spacing, and installation of cedar cladding (provided by the museum) under the roof surrounding the building on both levels. Bidders must provide a list of any proposed subcontractors to be used under the roof replacement contract. Bidders should include documentation of any previous experience repairing historic log cabins. The General Requirements package is available through the museum’s website at www.libbyheritagemuseum.com. Published in The Western News October 5, 8, 12 & 15, 2021. MNAXLP

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