Wednesday, February 26, 2020
RETURN TO NOTICES
SECTION 00 11 16
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed proposals addressed to Gary N. Oradat, P.E., Executive Manager, Planning, Design and Construction Administration, Trinity River Authority of Texas, 5300 South Collins, Arlington, TX 76018 for:
MOUNTAIN CREEK REGIONAL WASTEWATER SYSTEM
PEAK FLOW STORAGE
will be received until Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM, at the Authority's General Office, 5300 South Collins, Arlington, Texas 76018, at which time and place the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any bid received after the time set for opening bids will be returned unopened. Proposals may be modified or withdrawn at any time prior to the time set for opening bids. One Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted at the Mountain Creek Regional Wastewater System Treatment Plant Administration Building, Conference Room located at 1717 Auger Road, Midlothian, TX 76065 on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM. All bidders must attend at least one of the Pre-Bid conferences in order to bid.
Following the pre-bid meeting, a guided walking tour of the project site at the treatment plant will take place. This will be the only available time that prospective contractors can visit the project site.
The project scope includes, but is not limited to, the following major work items:
• Construction of 7.0-million-gallon peak flow storage basin and associated lighting and electrical upgrades
• Construction of entrance improvements at two locations
• Construction of security fencing
• Construction of new influent pump, piping, and hoist structure and electrical upgrades
• Construction of associated structural, electrical, and site civil improvements
To enter the Mountain Creek Regional Wastewater System Treatment Plant, there are new Authorized Entry List procedures: Anyone wanting to attend the Pre-Bid Conference must give 24 hours prior notice to Wendy Derdeyn, DerdeynW@trinityra.org, 972-723-8340, providing name, company representing, purpose (Pre-Bid Conference), and time of arrival. For last minute changes, text Tania Ho at 817-899-5964 and include the same information (name, company, etc.).
Directions for the Pre-Bid Conference: Call 24 hours ahead of meeting as mentioned above, then enter the treatment plant through the main entrance, using the call box to request entry by stating name(s) of those in the car and company being represented. The meeting will be held in the administration building; sign in upon entry.
THE AUTHORITY WELCOMES BIDS FROM HISTORICALLY UNDERUTILIZED BUSINESSES (HUBS). CONTRACTORS AND SUPPLIERS SUBMITTING BIDS SHALL ENCOURAGE HUBS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT.
Complete Contract Documents as needed for bidding on the Project may be downloaded or obtained at no charge from the website: www.civcastusa.com starting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING DISTRIBUTION OR DESIGN of Contract Documents for this project to Lance Klement, 214-619-9047, LPKlement@GarverUSA.com or through CivCast. Questions sent by e-mail or through CivCast will be prioritized over those received by other means. Only responses issued via Addenda are binding.
Proposals shall be accompanied by either a Bid Bond or certified check upon a national or state bank in an amount not less than 5% of the total maximum bid price, payable without recourse to the Trinity River Authority of Texas as a guarantee that the bidder will, within 10 days after notice of award, enter into a Contract and furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond upon the forms provided, each in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price, from a surety licensed to conduct business in Texas and named in the current list of "Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds" as published in Circular 570 (amended) by the Audit Staff Bureau of Accounts, U.S. Treasury Department. The surety for the Performance Bond and Payment Bond shall have an "A" minimum rating of performance and a financial rating strength of five times the Contract Price, all as stated in the current "Best's Key Rating Guide, Property-Casualty." Each Bond shall be accompanied by a "Power of Attorney" authorizing the attorney-in-fact to bind the surety and certified to include the date of the Bond.
Equal Opportunity in Employment – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President's Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order No. 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Parts 60-1 and 60-2.
The Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any immaterial formalities on inconsistencies in its sole judgement. Award shall be made to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder; however, the Authority reserves the right, after evaluation of all bids received, to make no recommendation to its Board of Directors regarding the award of any bid in the event non-responsive, non-conforming, or otherwise unacceptable bids are received, or if budgetary constraints or other unanticipated factors exist. No bid may be withdrawn until the expiration of 60 days from the date bids are opened.
TRINITY RIVER AUTHORITY OF TEXAS
GARY N. ORADAT, P.E.,
Executive Manager, Planning, Design and Construction Administration
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The City of Garland, Texas will receive sealed bids/proposal on or before 3:00 PM, Purchasing Dept., City Hall Bldg., 2nd Floor, 200 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040 on February 27th, 2020.
Downtown Marketing Services
Bid # 0566-20
Plans, specification and bidding documents may be secured online through https://garlandtx.ionwave.net/ The City of Garland reserves the right to reject and and/or all bids/proposals and to waive all formalities.