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IFB to Furnish & Install a Fire Detection and Alarm System at Goodnight Ranch State Historic Site

Solicitation ID: 808-23-221745

Status: Awarded

Contact Name: CHRISTI DUVE

Contact Number: 512-475-3909

Contact Email: Christi.Duve@thc.texas.gov

Response Due Time: 2:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 808

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 1/9/2023

Response Due Date: 2/8/2023

Last Modified: 2/28/2023 1:41 pm

Solicitation Description:

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) issues this Invitation for Bid (IFB) to solicit bids from qualified firms to design, furnish and install a fire detection and alarm system for three buildings on the campus of the Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight Ranch State Historic Site. Refer to Section II for detailed scope requirements.

THC reserves the right to award this solicitation based on best value according to TGC 2155.074(b), as determined by THC, with consideration given to bids that best meet the desired scope of work and specifications set forth in this invitation for bids. All work performed must be in compliance with existing federal, state and local codes, statues and requirements. Successful Bidder shall comply with insurance requirements dictated within the Contract, Exhibit E.

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) issues this Invitation for Bid (IFB) to solicit bids from qualified firms to design, furnish and install a fire detection and alarm system for three buildings on the campus of the Goodnight Ranch State Historic Site. The Goodnight Ranch State Historic Site is located in the Texas Panhandle about 45 miles southeast of Amarillo in Goodnight, Texas. The site includes an 1887 Queen Anne-style ranch house, a contemporary Visitor Center, and the “Cattalo Building,” which is a historic structure that has been extensively modernized for office use.

The selected vendor shall perform the following services:


·       Provide and install a code-compliant wireless Notifier system with a fire alarm control panel, addressable smoke detectors, pull stations and horn strobes in each of the three buildings listed above.

·       At the historic Ranch House, work with the Owner to locate devices to both meet code requirements and minimize the visual impact on the historic interior.

·       All three buildings are to be monitored under a single contract.

Bid must include all equipment and labor necessary to complete the project as described.

Warranty:  Upon final acceptance of the Work by the Owner, the Contractor shall furnish the Owner with the maximum available manufacturer’s warranty on all installed products and a one-year warranty on the work.

Location of work site: Charles & Mary Ann Goodnight Ranch State Historic Site, 4989 CR 25, Goodnight, TX 79226.

MANDATORY SITE VISIT. A site visit is required before a bid can be submitted. Respondents must meet with the site manager and become thoroughly familiar with the existing conditions and requirements before submitting a bid. Signatures are required by the site representative and respondent when the site visit is completed to establish the date that the site visit took place. Exhibit F, Site Visit Form, must be included in Respondent’s Bid. Bids will be rejected if a signed site visit form is not included. The site location is noted above. The site contact is the site manager, Lindsay Pannell at 806-944-5591.

All inquiries must be submitted in writing by the date listed as the deadline for submission of questions as specified in Section 3.1. Verbal inquiries and responses will not be valid or binding. For questions contact: Christi Duve, THC, at Christi.Duve@thc.texas.gov.

All bids shall be received, and time stamped at THC prior to 2:00 PM Central Time, Austin, Texas, on the date specified in the Schedule of Events above under Section III, Bid Information, 3.1. Late bids will not be accepted.

Addendum: Addendum No.1- Posted Questions/Answers and Sign in Log. 2/1/2023
Addendum No.2-Extend Mandatory Site Visit to 2/7/23 2/3/2023

Class/Item Code(s): 99042-Fire And Safety Services


1ESBD_File_312661_IFB 808-23-221745.pdfIFB
2ESBD_File_312661_Exhibit G - Drawings.pdfDrawings
3ESBD_File_312661_Addendum No.1 Q&A.pdfQuestions & Answers
4ESBD_File_312661_Sign in Log IFB#808-23-221745.pdfSign in Log for IFB 808-23-221745
5ESBD_File_312661_Addendum No.2.pdfAddendum No. 2 Extend Mandatory Site Visit Date Range

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
Soto Security dba Vanguard Security Group 836 S. Lipscomb, Amarillo, TX 79101 19540.00 HUB CERTIFIED 2/28/2023 Full Award