Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. (AHI) is requesting proposals from qualified contractors to provide services to rehabilitate three historic school buildings located on Eby School Rd, Arthurdale, WV 26520. The buildings are the High School, the Cafeteria Building, and the Elementary School located in the Arthurdale National Historic District in Preston County, West Virginia.
An optional pre-bid informational meeting will be held at the project site on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 5:00pm.
Interested contractors must submit a proposal by 3:00pm on Monday, October 24, 2022 to Darlene Bolyard, Arthurdale Heritage, Inc.’s executive director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project is funded in part by the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia’s Saving Historic Places Grant in partnership with the Paul Bruhn Rural Revitalization Grant provided through the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. As such, the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties must be followed.
Pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (54 USC 306108), all projects must complete the consultation process stipulated in the regulations issued by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) in 36 CFR 800 prior to the commencement of this project and any related ground disturbance on the property.
The project will include the following scope of services:
A. High School
B. Cafeteria Building
C. Elementary School
Contractors must follow the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and are responsible for any permits. Contractor is also responsible for all tools, labor, materials, equipment, supervision and associated items related to the rehabilitation of the Arthurdale schools.
*Note – Unanticipated Discovery Protocols: At a minimum, unanticipated discovery protocols shall require the contractor to immediately stop construction in the vicinity of the affected historic resource and take reasonable measures to avoid and minimize harm to the resources until the SHPO, PAWV, Tribal officials and/or THPOs, as appropriate, have determined a suitable course of action within 15 calendar days. With the express permission of the SHPO and/or THPO, the contractor may perform additional measures to secure the jobsite if PAWV, AHI, or the contractor determines that unfinished work in the vicinity of the affected historic property would cause safety or security concerns.
Contractors must meet the following qualifications:
The goal of the project is to prevent water infiltration into the buildings by re-grading the landscape, providing function back into the gutters and downspouts and removing foliage and overgrowth.
Contractor selection will be based on experience, proven ability to complete a project and cost. Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. and PAWV reserve the right to reject any and all bids.
Contractors will be reimbursed for services rendered up to the contract amount and must allow approximately 4-6 weeks for payment of invoices. All changes in scope must be pre-approved by AHI ad PAWV. Contractors will not be reimbursed for travel expenses. The contractor will be paid in increments based on satisfactory completion of specific stages of the project. The balance will be paid after approval of the work by the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia and the National Park Service.
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