NOTICE TO BIDDERS AND
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
JURISDICTION OF LAKE DELHI COMBINED RECREATIONAL FACILITY AND WATER QUALITY DISTRICT
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
SCADA AREA DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS
DELAWARE COUNTY, IOWA
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District on the proposed contract documents (plans, specifications, and form of contract) and estimated cost for the improvement at its meeting at 6:30, P.M. on May 17, 2018, in said Lake Delhi Trustees Administration Building, 210 South Street, Delhi, IA, for the SCADA Area Drainage Improvements Project.
Sealed bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 P.M. according to the clock of the Delaware County Auditor’s Office on May 15, 2018, in the office of the Delaware County Auditor, Delaware County Courthouse, 301 Ease Main Street, Manchester, IA. Bids received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.
Sealed proposals will be opened and bids tabulated at 2:00, P.M. on May15, 2018, in the Delaware County Courthouse, 301 E. Main Street, Manchester, IA for consideration by the Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District at its meeting on May 17, 2018, at 6:30 P.M., in said Lake Delhi Trustees Administration Building, 210 South Street, Delhi, IA.
Work on the improvement shall be commenced immediately upon approval of the contract by the Trustees, and be completed as stated below.
Copies of the contract documents are available from the Burrington Group, Inc., 105 West Main Street, Manchester, IA 52057, phone 563-927-2434. Copies will be provided with no deposit on request in either paper or digital (pdf) format.
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes.
In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference as against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference allowed shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply the same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.
General Nature of the Public Improvement
The kinds and approximate quantities of materials and types of construction for which bids will be received shall be as follows:
Excavation, CL-10, 700 C.Y.; HDPE Storm Sewer, 721 L.F.; Storm Sewer Intakes, 4 Each; Storm Sewer Manholes, 2 Each; PCC Curb & Gutter, 30”, 225 L.F.; 4” PCC Sidewalk, 15 S.Y.; Segmental Block Retaining Wall, 245 S.F.; Revetment Stone, 100 Ton; Erosion Stone, 150 Ton; Granular Surfacing, 510 Ton; Erosion Control; Seeding; and miscellaneous related construction and appurtenances.
April 30, 2018
Each bidder shall accompany its bid with bid security as defined in Iowa Code Section 26.8, as security that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety bond, in a form acceptable to the Jurisdiction, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to 100% of the amount of the contract. The bidder’s security shall be in the amount fixed in the Instruction to Bidders and shall be in the form of a cashier’s check or a certified check drawn on an FDIC insured bank in Iowa or on an FDIC insured bank chartered under the laws of the United States; or a certified share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States; or a bid bond on the form provided in the contract documents with corporate surety satisfactory to the Jurisdiction. The bid shall contain no condition except as provided in the specifications.
The Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District reserves the right to defer acceptance of any bid for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after receipt of bids and no bid may be withdrawn during this period.
Each successful bidder will be required to furnish a corporate surety bond in an amount equal to 100% of its contract price. Said bond shall be issued by a responsible surety approved by Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District and shall guarantee the faithful performance of the contract and the terms and conditions therein contained and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all material and labor, and protect and save harmless Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the contract and shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvement caused by failures in materials and construction for a period of two years from and after acceptance of the contract.
The Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 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 insure 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, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The work under the Contract may commence immediately after contract award and shall be fully completed and ready for operation within 45 consecutive calendar days thereafter, but no later than November 1, 2018.
Should the contractor fail to complete the work in this timeframe, liquidated damages of $400.00 per calendar day will be assessed for work not completed within the designated contract term.
The Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District does hereby reserve the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to enter into such contract, or contracts, as it shall deem to be in the best interest of the jurisdiction.
This Notice is given by authority of the Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District
Laurie Kramer, District Clerk
Lake Delhi Combined Recreational Facility and Water Quality District
April 30, 2018