The Economic Development Authority of Botetourt County will receive sealed bids from invited General Contractors for:

Botetourt County Public Schools

New Colonial Elementary School – Low Voltage Electrical Systems

142 Murray Drive, Troutville VA 24175


DESCRIPTION OF WORK: New wiring and associated hardware/software for new fire alarm, wireless data, telephone, security/access control, intercom/paging, clocks, sound and cable television system.


Bids shall be prepared on a single-prime, lump sum basis.  Bids will be received until 2:00 PM local time Monday, March 23, 2020 at the Botetourt County Purchasing Office, 2 East Main Street, Fincastle VA 24090, Attn:  Purchasing Manager, Ms. Susan Tincher.   Bids will be received, opened and read aloud.


Bidding Documents may be purchased at TRASCO – 128 West Kirk Avenue, Roanoke VA

(540-345-1533) (no partial sets will be issued), bidder is responsible for purchase, no refunds.


BID SECURITY:  Each Contractor must submit, with the Bid Documents, a bid security in the amount of five (5) percent of the bid as described in the Instructions of Bidders.  The successful Contractors will be required to furnish and pay for performance and payment bonds from a bonding company licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as described in the Instructions to Bidders.


The attention of each Bidder is directed to Title 54.1 of Chapter 11, Code of Virginia, pertaining to registration.


All Bids shall remain valid for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled bid due date.  Withdrawal of bids due to error shall be in accordance with Section 2.2-4330, Code of Virginia.



A pre-bid conference will be conducted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Old District Court, 5 West Main Street, 1st Floor, Fincastle VA 24090. The pre-bid conference by bidding contractors is non-mandatory to submit a bid.


The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive informalities or irregularities in the bids received, to accept the Bid deemed to be in the best interest of the Owner, and to negotiate with the apparent low bidder should the lowest responsive and responsible bid exceed the funds available for the project.


For additional information contact:


Mr. Jim Whitten,

Project Manager

Botetourt County Economic Development Authority

5 West Main Street

Fincastle VA 24090

Phone: (540) 928-7472

Fax: (540) 381-6118



Architect / Engineer

Mr. Granville Grant,

Project Manager

Spectrum Design, PC

Plaza Suite 1, 10 Church Ave., SE Roanoke, VA 24011-2104

Phone: (540) 342-6001

Fax: (540) 342-6055


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