Sealed bids will be received by the City of Baxley on January 26, 2012 at the City Manager's Office in City Hall, 282 East Parker Street, P. O. Box 290, Baxley, Georgia 31515, until 11:00 A.M. Local Time, and at that hour opened and publicly read aloud for the improvements to the Airport as listed herein.
The work consists of furnishing all plant, labor, equipment and materials and performing all work in strict accordance with the plans and specifications for:
EXPAND APRON (160'X300'), CONSTRUCT ACCESS ROAD AND PARKING AREA, & RELOCATE ELECTRICAL VAULT.
The location of the work is at the Baxley Municipal Airport, Baxley, Georgia.
Prospective bidders should read the following instructions carefully before submitting their bids. For each item on the bid form there is a space provided for the price to be shown in numerals and words. (All notations must be in ink) Totals read at the opening of bids are not guaranteed to be correct and no final award of contract will be made until the bids and extensions have been verified.
A Bidder's bond must be executed on the form furnished by the Owner, and the required bond, cash, cashier's check, or certified check must accompany each proposal, in the amount of five (5%) percent of the total amount of the proposal. A 100% performance bond and 100% payment bond will be required of the Contractor at time of contract execution. A Georgia Resident Agent must countersign all bonds from a surety company authorized by law to do business by the Commissioner of Insurance; no bond shall be approved unless the surety is on the United States Department of Treasury's list of approved bond sureties.
The successful bidder will be required to provide the Owner with the affidavit required by OCGA 36-91-21(e).
All work under the contract of schedule "A" shall be completed within One Hundred and Fifty (150) calendar days from issuance of the notice to proceed and all work under the contract of schedule "B" shall be completed within Thirty (30) calendar days from the issuance of the notice to proceed.
Liquidated damages for the delay in completion will be in accordance with the following schedule:
Original Contract Amount Daily Charge
$200,000 and Over $500
Copies of the plans, specifications and bid forms are on file at the MHC/Repro Max Clayton Digital Reprographics, 1000 Eisenhower Drive, Suite G, Savannah, GA 31406; MHC/Repro Max, Digital Printing Solutions, 881 Franklin Road, SE, Suite 435, Marietta, GA 30067, AGC Builders Exchange, 1940 The Exchange, Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia 30339; Reed Construction Data, Inc., 30 Technology Parkway, South, Suite 100, Norcross, Georgia, 30092; Construction Bulletin, Inc., 7033-1 Commonwealth Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32220; and the Engineers, CROY ENGINEERING, LLC, 200 North Cobb Parkway, Building 400, Suite 413, Marietta, GA 30062. They may be examined at these offices without charge.
A non-refundable deposit of $200.00 is required for the plans and bid documents. Construction Plans and Specifications may be obtained at the office of the Engineers.
Envelopes containing bids must be sealed, addressed to the undersigned and marked as follows: "Bid for Construction at Baxley Municipal Airport, Baxley, Georgia." Croy Engineering Project 911.00. Bids will be required to remain open for acceptance or rejection for ninety (90) calendar days after the date of opening of bids.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO BIDDERS: The following regulations and requirements apply to this project:
Buy American Preferences (Title 49 United States Code, Chapter 501)
Foreign Trade Restriction: Denial of Public Works contracts to suppliers of good and services of countries that deny contracts to suppliers of goods and services of countries that deny procurement market access to U.S. contractors (DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 30).
Government wide debarment and suspension and government wide requirements for drug free workplace. (DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 29).
Davis-Bacon Act (DOL Regulation 29 CFR Part 5).
Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246 and DOL Regulation 41 CFR Part 60).
DBE Obligation. The bidder shall make good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix A of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, to subcontract 8.71% percent of the dollar value of the prime contract to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (DBE). In the event that the bidder for this solicitation qualifies as a DBE, the contract goal shall be deemed to have been met. Individuals who are rebuttably presumed to be socially and economically disadvantaged including: women, African American, Hispanics, and Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, and Asian-Indian Americans. The apparent successful competitor will be required to submit, with the bid, information concerning the DBE's that will participate in this contract. The information will include the name and address of each DBE, a description of the work to be performed by each named firm, and the dollar value of the contract. If the bidder fails to achieve the contract goal stated herein, it will be required to provide, with the bid, documentation demonstrating that it made good faith efforts in attempting to do so. A bid that fails to meet these requirements will be considered non-responsive.
Contractor & Subcontractor Affidavits certifying compliance with O.C.G.A. 13-10-91. Contractor and Subcontractor must state affirmatively that the firm has registered with and is participating in a federal work authorization program in accordance with the applicability provisions and deadlines established in O.C.G.A. 12-10-91.
The City of Baxley, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 State. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The bidder must have at his disposal the necessary equipment to put on the project when notice is given to begin work and to do the work within the time specified. The proposal of any bidder will be rejected if the award of the work for which the proposal is submitted, may, in the judgment of the Owner, affect the workmanship, financing or progress of other work awarded to the bidder in the same letting or other work which the bidder may have under contract.
THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS AND TO WAIVE INFORMALITIES IS RESERVED TO THE OWNER.
CITY OF BAXLEY
12-28 & 1-4ch
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