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INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids will be received by Town of Highlands, on April 5, 2018 until 2:00, PM, EST for construction of Buckhorn Ground Storage Tank Replacement, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at Town Hall, 210 North 4th Street, Highlands, NC 28741.
Bids must be submitted on the complete project and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, addressed to
Lamar Nix, Town of Highlands, Town Hall, 210 North 4th Street, Highlands, NC 28741. Outside of the envelope must be marked Bid for the Buckhorn Ground Storage Tank Replacement. Envelope must also bear, on the outside, the name of the bidder, bidders address, and bidders license number. All bids must be made on blank forms provided and included in the bound document or as provided by Addendum prior to bid.
The work will consist of the construction of a new 602,800-gallon water storage tank, booster pump station with related piping modifications and the demolition of the existing 200,000-gallon concrete finished water storage tank and pump station.
Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or certified check, drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in an amount equal to not less than five percent of the proposal. In lieu thereof, the bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent of the bid prepared on the Bid Bond form contained within the Contract Documents or a Surety Company's Standard Bid Bond form, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds and listed in the latest issue of U. S. Treasury Circular 570, conditioned that the surety will, upon demand, forthwith make payment to the obligee upon said bond if the bidder fails to execute the contract in accordance with the bid bond. Said deposit shall be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages in event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten days after the award or to give satisfactory surety as required by law.
Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined at: W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc.,
616 Colonnade Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205. Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are available for purchase by going to Plan Room at www.wkdickson.com. Please note that only registered plan holders may bid as a General Contractor.
All project related questions are to be submitted in writing to Jake Berkshire, P.E. at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 616 Colonnade Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205.
No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 90 days.
Bidders must comply with the Presidents Executive Order No. 11246, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin.
A pre-bid meeting will be conducted on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM located at Town Hall, 210 North 4th Street Highlands, NC 28741. Attendance is strongly encouraged but not mandatory.
The Contractor shall comply with the Department of Labor Safety and Health Regulations for construction promulgated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (PL91 596) and under Section 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (PL91 54), or latest revisions.
General Contractors are notified that "An Act to Regulate the Practices of General Contracting" ratified by the North Carolina General Assembly on March 10, 1925, and as subsequently amended will be observed in receiving bids and awarding General Contracts.
All Equipment/Manufacturer Or-Equal Qualification Packages, per Paragraph 11. of the Instructions to Bidders, (Document 00 21 13) must be submitted at least ten days prior to the advertised bid date.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities and technicalities.
The Town of Highlands is an Equal Opportunity Employer.