REQUEST FOR BIDS
CITY OF DUNN
BLACK RIVER WWTP AERATION SYSTEM REPLACEMENT
Sealed proposals will be received by the Dunn City Council, Harnett County, North Carolina until Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 2 p.m. and then will be publicly read aloud for the construction of "City of Dunn, Black River WWTP Aeration System Replacement."
The construction work will consist of the removal of existing aeration component from four (4) aeration basins, installation of new fine bubble diffusers, air piping and blowers. Modifications to the final clarifier distribution piping and associated mechanical, electrical and controls.
Proposals must be sealed and marked "City of Dunn, Black River WWTP Aeration System Replacement" on the outside of the envelope. All proposals must be submitted upon the blank forms provided in the copies of the proposal, contract and specifications.
No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of ninety (90) days. Any bids received after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids will be returned to the bidder unopened. The City reserves the right to retain bids for a period of 90 days from receipt.
Each bid must be accompanied by bid security in an amount of not less than five-percent of the amount of the bid. Security may be in the form of cash, a certified check made payable to the City of Dunn, North Carolina and drawn on a bank or trust company insured under the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or a bidder's bond.
Contract documents may be obtained directly from Duncan Parnell at 4275 Regency Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410, 336-855-1211, or ordered online at dpibidroom.com, accompanied by a non-refundable deposit of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125). Documents may be viewed electronically at Carolinas Associated General Contractorís website at www.cagc.org; McGraw Hill Constructionís Dodge Lead Center at www.dodgeprojects.construction.com, HCAC/iSqFt. Plan Room at www.hcacarolinas.org; and at the City of Dunn in the office of the Engineer.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held Thursday, May 30, 2019 @ 10 a.m. at City Hall, 401 E. Broad Street, Dunn, NC followed by a plant site visit.
Consideration will be given only to bids of contractors who are able to submit evidence showing that they are properly licensed under "An Act to Regulate the Practice of General Contracting," ratified by the General Assembly of North Carolina on March 10, 1925, and so subsequently amended.
Small, minority, and female-owned businesses and area labor surplus firms are encouraged to submit bids.
Both a performance bond and a payment bond are required in an amount equal to 100-percent of the contract price, conditioned upon the faithful performance of the contract and upon the payment in full to all persons supplying labor and furnishing materials for and in connection with the construction of the project.
The owner reserves the rights to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids.
Each contractor submitting a proposal for this work shall produce evidence of experience in constructing a project of similar size and nature. Contractors that are unable to produce this evidence may be rejected even if they are the low bidder.
CITY OF DUNN, NORTH CAROLINA
Mr. Steven Neuschafer, City Manager
Mr. Oscar Harris, Mayor