INVITATION TO BID: R.A. LONG PARK
IMPROVEMENTS – PHASE 1
Bids due: February 23, 2016 @ 2:30 pm
Notice is hereby given that separate sealed bids will be received by the City Manager, City of Longview, City Manager’s Office, City Hall, up until 2:30 PM, Tuesday, February 23, 2016 and then publicly opened and tabulated for the R.A. Long Park Improvements – Phase 1 project. The project includes construction of concrete plaza, steps, sidewalks, fountain, fountain connections, park lights, electrical service, traffic and pedestrian control and any other incidentals necessary to complete the specified work in accordance with the contract, plans, contract provisions and the standard specifications.
The official clock will be the time/date stamp clock located in the executive office reception area.
Bidding documents may be examined in Owner’s office, City of Longview, Washington – Engineering Division, 1525 Broadway, Longview, WA. Bidding documents may obtained from the Builder’s Exchange of Washington website, http://bxwa.com . Click on Posted Projects, Public Works, City of Longview and Project Bidding links. These are available for viewing, downloading and printing on your own equipment free of charge. You may also link to the Builder’s Exchange website through the City of Longview’s Projects Open for Bid page – http://www.mylongview.com/index.aspx?page=532
It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to learn of Addendum, if any. Such information may be obtained from the Builder’s Exchange of Washington (BXWA) web site, http://bxwa.com . Click on Posted Projects, Public Works, City of Longview and Project Bidding Links; however, the sole responsibility for obtaining and learning of Addendum belongs to the Bidder. The City of Longview accepts no responsibility or liability and will provide no accommodation to bidders who fail to check for addendums and submit inadequate or incorrect responses.
All work performed on this project will be subject to Washington State prevailing wage rates.
At bid opening, all bidders must be enrolled in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal E-Verify program.
The City of Longview requires that at the bid opening, each Bidder must be a registered training agent in good standing with an apprenticeship program approved or recognized by the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council. For each labor trade employed on the project, the Successful Bidder and all Subcontractors shall provide at least fifteen percent (15%) of the total labor hours for that labor trade, to apprentices enrolled in apprenticeship programs approved or recognized by the Washington State apprenticeship and Training Council.
Cash, cashier’s check, certified check and/or bid bond in an amount equal to at least 5% of the total bid price shall accompany all bids.
The City of Longview in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.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, disadvantaged business enterprises, as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 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, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. The City of Longview is an Equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Small, Minority and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit bids.
The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable provisions of the “WSDOT” Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction” 2016 Edition.
The City council reserves the right to: reject any and/or all bids; accept the bid deemed in the best interest of the City; waive any informalities in the bidding; delay the award of the bid until a regular Council meeting.
Bids must be sealed with the outside of the envelope boldly marked to indicate that it contains a sealed bid, the bid opening date, and the specific project involved.
Technical questions regarding the Plans and Contract Documents should be directed to the City of Longview Project engineer Ivona Kininmonth at firstname.lastname@example.org .
For information regarding this bid call or the bid results, phone 360-442-5200 (Pub. Wks. Div.) The division’s FAX number is 360-442-5953.
THE CITY OF LONGVIEW
Published Feb. 9, 2016.