Contracting Opportunities & Section 3

Current Contracting Opportunities 

Invitation for Bids - Northway B Townhome Exterior Renovation

St. Cloud HRA Northway Townhome B Exterior Renovation, 2401 - 2445 15th St. No., St. Cloud, MN 56303

TYPE OF BIDS: Single Prime Lump Sum bids will be received by St. Cloud HRA in accordance with the Bidding Documents prepared by Negen and Associates.

PROJECT SCOPE: Exterior renovation of the St. Cloud HRA Northway Townhome B, 12-unit complex including removal and disposal of all existing exterior finishes (except roofing), and installation of new siding and trims, windows, exterior doors, garage doors, and exterior light fixtures. Minor interior work to add wood window casing at new windows.

PROCUREMENT OF DOCUMENTS: Digital bidding documents, including Drawings, Specification Manual, and Addenda, may be obtained electronically from the following:

Negen and Associates, St. Cloud, MN, (320) 251-3304, or email:

Minnesota Builders Exchange, Minneapolis, MN, (612) 381-2620,

Printed sets may be purchased from Negen and Associates for $75.00 (non-refundable).

PRE-BID MEETING: A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting for interested Bidders will be held on Monday, July 15, 2024, at 9:00a.m., at the townhome location.

BID SUBMISSION: Bids shall be submitted on the Bid Form provided in the Bidding Documents and include all Bid Form supplements/attachments indicated. Refer to Section 004393 “Bid Submittal Checklist” for requirements.

BID DATE / TIME: Bids must be received on or before Thursday, August 8, 2024, at 2:00p.m. CST.

DELIVERY AND OPENING OF BID: Sealed bids will be received at St. Cloud HRA, 1225 W. Saint Germain Street,
St. Cloud, MN 56301 on or before the bid date/time, in accordance with Section 002113 “Instructions to Bidders”.

Faxed or electronic bids will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time at the St. Cloud HRA office located at 1225 W. Saint Germain Street, St. Cloud, MN 56301.

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of St. Cloud MN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of St. Cloud MN encourages minority participation.

Full Details - Northway Townhome B Exterior Renovation

Architectural Plans

Specification Manual


How do I contact the St. Cloud HRA ?

The general dial phone number for the St. Cloud HRA is 320-252-0880.  You can also find a directory of staff email addresses, fax and phone numbers under "Contact" at the top of our website. 

How do I submit a question ?

You can contact the person that is resposible for the RFP or submit a general question in the form below.



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Section 3 Preference

The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low- or very-low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods. Section 3 ensures that HUD-funded jobs, training, and contracts are provided to low-and very low-income residents of the community where the funds are spent, and to businesses that are owned by, or employ, such services. As a recipient of Section 3 HUD-funded Public and Indian Housing assistance it is the obligation of the St. Cloud HRA to ensure that contractors and subcontractors understand and comply with the goals of Section 3 whenever possible and contracts are awarded priority to Section 3 certified businesses. In order to comply with HUD regulations, it is your responsibility to SELF-CERTIFY your business annually on the Section 3 Business Registry. Questions, please contact Paul Soenneker at .

To search the database for self-certified Section 3 businesses, register your business for inclusion, or for more information on the Business Registry, please visit HUD.GOV. Section 3 Certification Questionaire. Please mail or drop off this form so the St. Cloud HRA is aware you are registered as a Section 3 businessand to be included on bid lists. Section 3 Income Levels.

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