M13-07 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS D.O.T. CSTEE-0008-00(180) PI 0008180 FOR THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, GEORGIA
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF
DOWNTOWN STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS
D.O.T. CSTEE-0008-00(180) PI 0008180
FOR THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, GEORGIA
Sealed proposals will be received by the CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, GEORGIA at City Hall, P.O. Box 237 or 435 South Railroad Avenue, Mount Vernon, Georgia 30445 (Shipping Address Only No Mail Received at Street Address) until 2:00 P.M. local time, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. No submitted bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of ninety (90) days.
The Georgia Department of Transportation Standard Specifications, 2001 Edition, Supplemental Specifications Book, 2008 Edition, and applicable Supplemental Specifications and Special Provisions apply to this project.
Work to be done: The work to be done consists of furnishing all materials, equipment and labor for the construction of:
The project will consist of installation of approximately 495 S.Y. sod, 1,000 individual plantings, and 977 S.Y. pine straw mulch. Time allotted for the completion of this work shall be 120 consecutive calendar days.
Proposals shall be submitted on proposal form issued by G. Ben Turnipseed Engineers as specified in the Specifications. Bidders qualifications are as follows:
Bidders submitting bids over $2,000,000 shall be prequalified with the GDOT.
Bidders submitting bids $2,000,000 or less shall be prequalified or registered subcontractors with the GDOT.
Each proposal shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond drawn in favor of the CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, GEORGIA, in the amount of at least ten percent (10%) of the lump sum bid for the complete work; such Bid Bond representing that the Bidder, if awarded the contract, will promptly enter into a contract and furnish Performance Bond and Payment Bond as provided by law and approved by the Attorney for the CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, GEORGIA. Performance Bond is 100% bid. Payment Bond is 110% bid. The Bid Bond shall be forfeited to the CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, GEORGIA as liquidated damages if the Bidder fails to execute the contract and provide Performance and Payment Bonds within ten (10) days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract.
The City of Mount Vernon in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d-42 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 issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority 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, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The DBE for this project is 5 percent. The bidders are required to certify and document the percentage goal of DBE utilization they propose to achieve with bid proposals. For assistance with the DOT DBE participation on highway contracts and in finding suitable companies to participate, please contact the DOT EEO Office at 404-631-1972.
Drawings and Specifications are open to public inspection at the City of Mount Vernon City Hall, 435 South Railroad Avenue, Mount Vernon, Georgia 30445; the office of G. Ben Turnipseed Engineers, Inc. in Augusta and Atlanta, Georgia and the AGC Builders Exchange in Atlanta, Georgia.
Copies of the plans and specifications may be obtained from G. Ben Turnipseed Engineers, Inc., 4210 Columbia Road, Building 3, Augusta, Georgia 30907, 706-863-8800 Fax 706-860-0913 upon receipt of the following amounts:
Reduced Drawings Available (Extra Set)-$150.00
Upon receipt of all documents in undamaged condition within thirty (30) days after the date of opening of bids, one-half of the deposit will be refunded.
The difference between the deposit and the amount refunded represents the cost of reproduction. No refund will be made for documents received after thirty (30) days or in damaged condition.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.
CITY OF MOUNT VERNON, GEORGIA
By: Joey Fountain, Mayor