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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Minot, North Dakota (Owner) will receive sealed Bids for the construction of the 2017 Water main Replacement, at the office of the City Clerk, 515 Second Avenue SW (Second Floor), Minot, North Dakota, until 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read in the Council Chambers.
All Bids must be submitted, and all work shall be done, in full and strict compliance with:
1. The Plans & Contract Documents for this project;
2. Any Supplemental Specifications for this project;
3. City of Minot Standard Specifications and Details
Project bidding documents are available at the City of Minot Public Works Department 1025 31st St SE and are available for purchase for $75 for a hard copy and $20 for a digital copy. Potential bidders may contact the Public Works Project Engineer at 701-857-4140 with any questions.
The improvements consist of the following approximate quantities of materials: Mobilization; removal and replacement of waterline at 5 locations. 4,400SY of Bituminous Pavement, 355LF Curb and Gutter, 169LF 6” PVC C900, 3,005LF 8” PVC C900, 1,000LF 8” DIPS-SDR 11 HDPE, 11ea 6” gate Valves; 21ea 8” Gate Valves, 11ea 5” Hydrants, 57ea reconnect services, 2,350 TN Bituminous Pavement CL 29, erosion control, seeding mulching, traffic control, street light reconnection, and other related items.
All Bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the Work and Materials, and are to be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the undersigned City of Minot, accompanied by a separate envelope containing a Bidder’s Bond in the sum equal to 5% of the full amount of the Bid, executed by the Bidder as Principal, and by a Surety, conditioned that if the Principal’s Bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the Principal, the Principal, within ten days after notice of award, shall execute a Contract in accordance with the terms of the Bid and Performance and Payment Bonds as required by the law and the regulation and determinations of City of Minot. Countersignature of a Bid Bond is not required. Bidders shall be licensed for the full amount of the Bid, as required by Section 43-07-05 of the North Dakota Century Code. No Bid may be read or considered if it does not fully comply with the requirements of Section 48-01.2-05 of the North Dakota Century Code. Any deficient Bid received will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately.
The Owner reserves the right to hold all Bids for 60 days, to reject any or all Bids and to waive any informality or irregularity in any Bid. Also, a copy of the Bidder’s Contractor’s License or License Renewal must be included in the Bid Bond envelope. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within the ten days allowed, the bidder’s bond must be forfeited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest responsible bidder.
There shall be endorsed upon the outside of the envelope containing the Bid, the following:
1. “2017 Water Main Replacement”
2. The name of the person, firm, corporation, or joint venture submitting the Bid.
3. Acknowledgement of the Addenda.
All work shall be substantially complete by September 15, 2017. All work shall be completed and ready for final payment in accordance with the General Conditions by October 2, 2017.
Contractor and Owner recognize that time is of the essence of the Agreement and that the Owner will suffer financial loss if the Work is not completed within the times specified above, plus any extensions thereof allowed in accordance with Article 11 of the General Conditions. The parties also recognize the delays, expense, and difficulties involved in proving in a legal or arbitration preceding the actual loss suffered by Owner if the Work is not completed on time. Accordingly, instead of requiring any such proof, Owner and Contractor agree that as liquidated damages for delay (but not as a penalty), Contractor shall pay Owner $900 for each day that expires after the time specified above.
By order of the City Council of the City of Minot, North Dakota.