Reynolds Georgia – Invitation to Bid


Sealed Bids: Sealed bids for construction of the Water System Improvements: Connection to City of Reynolds for the Taylor County Board of Commissioners will be received until Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Board Room of the Taylor County Government Complex, 7 Ivey Street, Butler, GA 31006, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

Contractor License: Any Contractor performing the proposed work must be a licensed contractor by the State of Georgia. License numbers are requested to be written on the face of the bid envelope, but not required. See Instructions to Bidders for additional bidding requirements.

Work To Be Done: The Work To Be Done shall consist of furnishing all products and performing all labor necessary to construct the Water System Improvements: Connection to the City of Reynolds as shown on the construction plans. More specifically, the work shall consist of installing +/- 15,000 LF 8” PVC water main, +/- 760 LF of horizontal directional drill of 8” water main, installation of valves, meter vault, and all other appurtenances necessary to complete the project in accordance with the specifications and construction drawings. The work will be awarded in one (1) contract with a contract time of 120 consecutive calendar days.

Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents: Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents are on file at the Board Room of the Taylor County Government Complex located at 7 Ivey Street, Butler, GA 31006. Copies may be obtained from Carter & Sloope, Inc., 2620 Dawson Road, Suite B, Albany, Georgia 31721, Phone: (229) 317-4220, Fax: (229) 317-4225, upon payment of $300.00 for each set (non-refundable). A Bidder’s Proposal will not be considered by the Owner unless the Bidder is on record with Carter & Sloope, Inc. as having purchased and received complete Bidding Documents.

Bonds: All bid forms must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid. The successful bidder, if awarded the Contract, will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract amount. All bonds must appear on the Treasury Department’s most current Circular 570 Listing.

Pre-Bid Conference: A pre-bid conference will be held for this project on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM, at the Board Room of the Taylor County Government Complex (7 Ivey Street, Butler, GA 31006). The purpose of this conference is to review the revised requirements of the CDBG program relating to Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968.

Permits: All necessary permits for this project are expected to be acquired prior to construction, with one exception. The Notice of Intent necessary for coverage under the NPDES General Permit will be filed after the bid opening and at least 14 days prior to the notice to proceed date with the Contractor listed as Primary Permittee.

Land/Easement Acquisition: No land acquisition is expected to be required for this project.

Funding: Any Contract or Contracts awarded under this Advertisement for Bids are expected to be funded by grants by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs – Community Development Block Grant Program. All Bidders must comply with 41 CFR 60-4, in regard to affirmative action, to insure equal opportunity employment, and will apply the timetables and goals set forth in 41 CFR 60-4, as applicable to the area of the project. This project is covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968 and Section 3 Business Concerns are encouraged to apply.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to re-advertise.


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