Bid Projects

 

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

 

Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance to an order of the Water and Sewer Commission of the City of Springdale, Arkansas, sealed bids will be received at the Commission Office until 1:30 p.m. August 10th, 2018, for furnishing all tools, materials, labor, and performing the necessary work required to construct the SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT 2018 along with all other items and appurtenances as indicated within the plans and specifications.

 

The general scope of work can potentially include, but is not limited to, 167 sanitary sewer repairs with an estimated 1330 linear feet (LF) of 6-inch through 15-inch diameter sanitary sewer main pipe replacement, 1200 linear feet (LF) of 4-inch diameter sanitary sewer service pipe replacement, all necessary bypass pumping, the replacement of damaged pipe fittings, couplings and connections to manholes, and the repair of sod and pavement surfaces.  This work is being done to reduce inflow and infiltration issues in various locations in the Commission’s service area.

 

All necessary work, materials and every item of construction shall be in accordance with the plans and specifications approved by the Commission.  Said plans and specifications are available for inspection and purchase at the Springdale Water Utilities, 526 Oak Avenue, Springdale, Arkansas.

 

The contractors shall make such inspection and studies of the site of the work as to familiarize themselves with all conditions to be encountered.  Bids will be opened and read aloud in the Commission chambers at 526 Oak Avenue, Springdale, Arkansas, and considered at a scheduled meeting of the Commission.  Each bid must be accompanied by an acceptable statement of bidder’s qualifications.  The requirements of the bidder’s statement of qualifications will be furnished to prospective bidder with the plans and specifications.

 

Bidding security in the form of a bid bond, cash, a cashier’s check, or certified check payable to the Springdale Water and Sewer Commission, in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the total bid shall be furnished by each bidder.  The amount of such deposit will be forfeited immediately to the Owner as an agreed amount of liquidated damages if the bidder to whom the contract is awarded failed to enter into contract and furnish bond within ten (10) days from and after the date the award is made.

 

Bids must be made upon the official proposal sheets contained in the specifications, and such proposal sheets shall not be removed from the remainder of the contract documents.  All bids shall be sealed and the envelope addressed to Paul Lawrence, Secretary, Springdale Water and Sewer Commission, P.O. Box 769, Springdale, Arkansas 72765.  All bids shall be plainly marked on the outside of the envelope specifying that it is a Bid for the “SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT 2018”, the date for opening of bids, and the name and address of the bidder, and his or her contractor’s license number.

 

The attention of all bidders is called to the fact that they must be licensed under the terms of Act 150 of the 1965 Acts of the Arkansas Legislature, subject to any subsequent amendments.

 

“Pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated §22-9-203 Arkansas State Building Services encourages all qualified small, minority and woman business enterprises to bid on and receive contracts for good, services, and construction.  Also, Arkansas State Building Services encourages all general contractors to subcontract portions of their contract to qualified small, minority, and woman business enterprises.”

 

The Water and Sewer Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities in the proposal deemed to be in the best interests of the Commission.  The Commission further reserves the right to withhold the awarding of the contract for a period not to exceed 60 days after the receipt of bids.  Dated July 25, 2018.

 

 

/s/ Heath Ward

Executive Director