NOTICE TO BIDDERS
NORTH STREET PAVING PROJECT
CITY OF BLOOMFIELD, IA
Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals. Sealed bids for the work comprising the improvement as stated below must be filed before 1:00 PM on March 16, 2020 in the office of the City Clerk, 111 W Franklin St, Bloomfield, IA 52537-1696.
Time and Place Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered. Sealed proposals will be opened and bids tabulated at 1:00 PM on March 16, 2020 in the office of the City Clerk, 111 W Franklin St, Bloomfield, IA 52537-1696 for consideration by the City Council of the City of Bloomfield, IA at its meeting on March 19, 2020 at 6:00 PM. The City of Bloomfield, IA reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
The City of Bloomfield, IA, 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 ensure 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.
Time for Commencement and Completion of Work. Work on the improvement shall commence within 10 days of the receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Work shall be substantially complete on or before November 1, 2020, and shall be fully completed on or before December 1, 2020. Damages in the amount of Five Hundred & 00/100 Dollars ($500.00) per day will be assessed for each day the work remains incomplete.
Bid Security. Each bidder shall accompany its bid with bid security, as defined in Section 26.8 of the Iowa Code in an amount equal to Ten (10) percent of the total amount of the bid.
Contract Documents. Copies of the Plans and Specifications for this project may be obtained from HR Green, Inc., 5525 Merle Hay Rd., Ste. 200, Johnston, Iowa 50131, Ph: 515-278-2913 or e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Plans and Specifications are available at no cost.
Public Hearing on Proposed Contract Documents and Estimated Costs for Improvement. A public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Bloomfield, IA on the proposed contract documents (plans, specifications and form of contract) and estimated cost for the improvement at its meeting at 6:00 PM on March 19, 2020 in the Bloomfield Library Community Room, 107 N Columbia St, Bloomfield, IA 52537.
Preference of Products and Labor. Preference shall be given to domestic construction materials by the contractor, subcontractors, material, men, and suppliers in performance of the contract and, further,
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 statues.
Sales Tax Exemption Certificates. The bidder shall not include sales tax in the bid. The City of Bloomfield, IA will distribute tax exemption certificates and authorization letters to the Contractor and all subcontractors who are identified. The Contractor and subcontractor may make copies of the tax
exemption certificates and provide a copy to each supplier providing construction materials. These tax exemption certificates and authorization letters are applicable only for this specific project under the Contract.
General Nature of Public Improvement. Reconstruction of West North Street from North Columbia Street to US Highway 63 including 7” thick PCC pavement, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, sidewalk, driveways, and associated work.
This Notice is given by authority of the City of Bloomfield, IA
Sandy Jones, City Clerk
City of Bloomfield, IA