ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Wamsutter, (hereinafter called Owner) will receive sealed Bids for the 2014 Broadway and Gleason Improvements, Wamsutter, Wyoming, in accordance with the Bidding Documents. Bids will be received by the Town Clerk on the Owners behalf until 3:00 pm Local Time the 19th of May, at the Wamsutter Town Hall, 231 McCormick, Wamsutter, Wyoming. Bids will be publicly opened. The work shall consist of: The work shall consist of water main installation; including the removal and replacement of concrete curb and gutter, asphalt paving, sidewalk, installation of water mains, and other related items. Complete digital copies of the bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com and at www.eaengineers.com under PROJECTS OUT TO BID. Submitting Contractors will be required to register with the website to download the bidding documents for $20 by inputting Quest project # 4447381 on the website’s Project search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. Optional paper copies of bidding documents are available at: Engineering Associates, 211 N. First, PO Box 370, Saratoga, WY 82331 for $100, non-refundable. The Owner may reject any and all Bids and reserves the right to waive minor irregularities in any Bid. Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid Security (in the form of a Bid Bond) payable to the Owner for 5% of the total amount of the Bid, to be forfeited to the Owner as liquidated damages if the Bidder is awarded the Contract and fails to enter into an Agreement with the Owner within thirty (30) days from his notification.
All Bids shall remain open for sixty-five (65) days after the day of the Bid opening. The successful Bidder shall perform the Work and furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the contract price with a corporate surety approved by the Owner. The Contractor shall guarantee all materials and equipment furnished and work performed for a period of two years from the date of substantial completion. The Performance Bond shall remain in full force and in effect through the guarantee period. The Notice to Proceed shall be issued within thirty (30) days of the execution of the Agreement by the Owner. If the Notice to Proceed is not issued within this period, this period may be extended by mutual agreement between the Owner and the Contractor. If the Notice to Proceed has not been issued within the thirty (30) day period or within any mutually acceptable extension thereof, the Contractor or the Owner may terminate the Agreement on written notice to the other party, and in such case, there shall be no liability under the Agreement or otherwise on the part of either party. Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible Bidder who has met the minimum requirements set forth in Article 3, Instructions to Bidders, as determined by and at the sole discretion of the governing body. Resident Wyoming laborers, workmen and mechanics shall be used upon all work in this contract whenever possible. Pursuant to W.S. 16-6-106, “preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, agricultural products, equipment, machinery and provisions produced, manufactured, supplied or grown in Wyoming, or supplied by a resident of the state, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside of the state.”The Contract shall be let to the responsible certified resident making the lowest bid, if the certified resident’s bid is not more than five percent (5%) higher than that of the lowest responsible nonresident bidder and the resident bidder does not propose to subcontract more than thirty percent (30%) of the work to nonresident contractors. A resident for this purpose must be certified as a resident by the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services prior to bidding upon the Contract. See W.S. 16-6-101, et seq. A resident bidder shall submit a copy of its certificate of residency with its bid. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 1:00 pm local time, on May 10, 2016 at the Town Hall, 231 McCormick, Wamsutter, Wyoming.
Dated this 19th day of April, 2016 Rob Phipps
Town of Wamsutter
Publish: April 21, 28 & May 12, 2016