Invitation for Bidder's Pre-Qualification
FY2014 Corrugated Metal Sanitary Sewer Replacement
CITY OF GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA
Separate sealed Bids for furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment and appurtenances necessary for the FY2014 Corrugated Metal Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project are planned to be received by the City of Gainesville, Public Utilities Engineering & Construction Division at the Public Utilities Administration Building, 757 Queen City Parkway, S.W., Gainesville, Georgia 30501 at a date to be announced later.
The Project will consist of the following major elements: furnishing all products and performing all labor necessary for the replacement of approximately 1,000 linear feet (L.F.) of corrugated metal sanitary sewers ranging in size from 8-inches to 15-inches;including all necessary and required appurtenances and service change overs: and erosion and sedimentation control.
BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION: Pre-qualification of Bidders is required for the Project. Beginning on Monday, March 3, 2014, a copy of the application and qualification requirements can be obtained, via email, from the project manager at email@example.com. Completed pre-qualification applications for bidding will be received at the office of the Public Utilities Engineering and Construction Services Division , Attn: Mr. Nick Swafford, 757 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville, GA 30501until 5:00 p.m., local time, Friday, March 28, 2014. All applicants submitting pre-qualification documentation will be notified of their status by Friday, April 4, 2014.
ONLY BIDS SUBMITTED BY PROPERLY PRE-QUALIFIED BIDDERS WILL BE OPENED.
Contract Documents may be obtained, after Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Gainesville Public Utilities Engineering & Construction Services Division Office, 2nd floor, 757 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville, Georgia 30501. There is no cost for said contact documents to be emailed. Please request an electronic copy at firstname.lastname@example.org . The cost for said contract documents is $50.00, non-refundable, per hard copy. All checks should be made payable to City of Gainesville. Street address, phone and fax number of your company and a FedEx account number must be provided to ensure prompt delivery.
A BID BOND in the amount of 5 percent (5%) of the total base Bid shall accompany each Bid submitted. The Bid Bond shall be prepared on the Bid Bond form attached to the Contract Documents or a Surety Company’s Standard Bid Bond, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and having as surety thereon a surety company licensed to do business in the State of Georgia and listed in the latest issue of U.S. Treasury Circular 570.
THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER for this Contract will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond and Payment Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the Bid and liability insurances per the Contract Documents, Section 00 73 16 Insurance Requirements.
THE OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities and to re-advertise. All items must meet specifications as stated by the City of Gainesville. The City of Gainesville reserves the right to waive any technicalities and to reject or accept any Bid in its entirety or to accept any portion thereof if it is determined that either method results in lower costs, better service, final satisfaction or is otherwise determined to be in the best interest of the City of Gainesville. Bid may be awarded by item number or in total. Determination of best response to Bid will be the sole judgment of the City of Gainesville. Bid terms shall remain valid for a minimum of ninety days from the date of the Bid opening, or as stated in the Contract Documents.
THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE is an equal opportunity owner/employer and will not discriminate against any vendor because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or ADA disability status.
LOCAL VENDOR PREFERENCE Local Vendor means a bidder or offeror which operates and maintains a brick and mortar business, i.e. a physical business address, within the city limits of the City of Gainesville, has a current business license, has paid in full all real and personal taxes owed the City, is considered a vendor in good standing with the City and can obtain an active vendor status. In accordance with City Code 2-4-29, a local vendor preference is applicable for purchases between $20,000 and $100,000.
A local vendor may be given an opportunity to match the lowest price Bid, if the quotation or bid of the local vendor is within 3% of the lowest price Bid by a non-local vendor.
TAXES The Contractor pays all sales, consumer, use and other similar taxes required by the law of the place where the Work is performed.
PUBLIC RECORDS Any information contained in this bid is subject to public disclosure.
All documents are an essential part of the Contract Documents. It is the Bidder's responsibility to verify that all documents are contained in the package received from the City. If any documents are missing, contact Nick Swafford at 770-538-2452 or by email: email@example.com.
PROJECT CONTACT: The project manager for this project is Nick Swafford, firstname.lastname@example.org, (770-538-2452) with Gainesville Public Utilities Department.
CITY OF GAINESVILLE
Details and Documents:
Prequalification-FY14 Corrugated Metal Sanitary Sewer Replacement