RFP: Conservation Treatment Waseca War Memorial (Waseca, Minnesota)

Project: Waseca County Minnesota
Conservation Treatment, War Memorial
Waseca County Courthouse
Project Director: Brian Tomford
Building & Grounds Director
Waseca County Waseca, MN 307 State St. N 56093
Office (1-507-835-0629)
Cell      (1-507-521-1112)
Fax      (1-507-835-0633)
RFP Closing date: 09/11/2015
Waseca County is seeking proposals for a qualified conservator to repair and restore the 1941 Spanish American and WWI Memorial and the Civil War Cannon.
Background Information:
In 2008, a conservation assessment of the Waseca War Memorial assemblage, Waseca, MN, located on the corner of the front lawn of the Waseca County Courthouse was completed. In 2014 the Memorial and Cannon were assessed again. The memorial assemblage consists of a cast bronze plaque attached to a monolithic concrete base, an adjacent flagpole, and a cast iron GAR cannon with cannon balls.
See Attached description and Conservation Assessment Plan.         
The selected Conservator must meet the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation and conform to the Code of Ethics of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.
Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the conservation, repair and restoration of outdoor historic monuments, bronze and iron works.
Included in the Proposal:
Proposed Conservation treatment for the Memorial, Cannon and Flag Pole, including materials, process and timeline for each procedure.
A detailed budget breakdown of materials, services and labor.
A timeline for the project, an estimated beginning and end date.
A minimum of 5 previous projects with photographs of comparable scope, methods and cost.
Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 177.41 to 177.44 and corresponding Rules 5200.1000 to 5200.1120, this work is subject to the prevailing wages as established by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. Specifically, all contractors and subcontractors must pay all laborers and mechanics the established prevailing wage for work performed under this agreement. Failure to comply with the aforementioned may result in civil or criminal penalties.
Submission of Proposal:
(1)  Printed copy sent by mail by 4:00 pm on 09/11/2015
All submissions must be received by the RFP closing date. Incomplete submissions and submissions received after the closing date will not be accepted.
Sealed proposals will be opened on 09/16/2015
Additional Information: