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-Information courtesy The City of Oxford
Sealed bids for the project entitled 2017B Sewer Line Replacements will be received by the City of Oxford until 10 a.m. local time May 21, 2020, at City Hall located at 300 Williamsboro Street, Oxford, North Carolina. At said place and time, all Bids that have been duly received, will be publicly opened and read aloud.
THE PROJECT GENERALLY CONSISTS OF the replacement of approximately 8,700 linear feet of 8-inch diameter and 2,600 linear feet of 10-inch diameter gravity sewer lines located along various streets and existing sewer line outfalls within the Oxford sewer system including manholes, service connections, and related appurtenances.
The project also generally consists of the replacement of approximately 1,200 linear feet of 6-inch diameter water lines with valves, hydrants, and related appurtenances to be replaced concurrently with the sewer line on Green Street.
A pre-bid conference will be held at 10 a.m. local time on May 7, 2020. The meeting is nonmandatory. Due to current travel restrictions, the meeting will be conducted via video conference with a phone-in option. Video Conference: https://call.lifesizecloud.com/431863, Call in Number (audio only) 312-584-2401. Meeting extension: 431863# For additional numbers: https://call.lifesize.com/numbers
The Contract Documents for the project may be examined at the following locations:
McGill Associates, PA (5400 Trinity Road, Suite 107, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607)
City of Oxford Engineering Department (300 Williamsboro Street, Oxford, North Carolina 27565)
However, due to limited hours and social distancing practices, it is preferable that prospective bidders view plans online via McGill’s Website https://www.mcgillassociates.com/bids/.
Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at www.mcgillassociates.com for a fee of $50 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bids” link and finding the appropriate Quest Project Number. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org. No partial sets of plans and specifications can be purchased.
Each bid shall be accompanied with a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC or a Bid Bond prepared on the form of Bid Bond contained in the Bidding Documents or a Surety Company’s standard form and properly executed by a corporate surety licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The amount of the bid bond shall be equal to five (5) percent of the total of the bid. The bid deposit shall be retained by the Owner if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract or fails to provide the required bonds, as stated above, within ten (10) days after the proper notice of award of the contract.
Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87. AB – 2
Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any source other than the Owner’s representative, McGill Associates, P.A. Each Bidder shall be responsible for the review of all addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda on the bid form.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive informalities, or to reject nonconforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids. The Owner reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder or bidders, taking into consideration quality, performance and time.
It is the policy of the City of Oxford to award public building contracts without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or disabling condition. Each bidder shall make a good faith effort and shall document such efforts to utilize minority businesses and comply with the City of Oxford’s plan.
Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246 as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin. Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours Standard Act, and 40 CFR 33.1016, and 40 CFR 60-4.
Jacqueline vdH Sergent – Mayor, City of Oxford