Bids Due: March 24, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
The City of Myrtle Creek will receive sealed bids marked “Plaza Drive Overlay” until the hour of 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at which time they will be publicly opened and read. When required by ORS 279C.370, bidders must submit a list of their first-tier subcontractors providing labor, or labor and materials, no later than 4:00 p.m. that same day. Bids shall be addressed and delivered to Carolyn Shields, City Recorder, City Hall, 207 NW Pleasant St., P.O. Box 940, Myrtle Creek, Oregon 97457. Any and all bids received after the 2:00 p.m. deadline for submission, or for which the list of first-tier subcontractors has not been submitted by 4:00 p.m. that same day, shall be considered nonresponsive and returned to the bidder. All bids must be identified with the bidder’s “Construction Contractors Board” or the “State Landscape Contractors Board” license number as required by ORS 701.021 or 671.530 on the outside of the sealed bid envelope.
The proposed work generally consists of furnishing all labor, equipment, materials and supervision for the construction of (Provide a 2″ overlay of Plaza Drive in Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Project will start at South Main Street and end at SE Cordelia Drive. The project is 800 ft. by 24 ft. Grinding of 2 ft. along gutters and at each side street will be ground to a depth of 2 inches to match existing surfaces. Six manholes and three valve boxes may need to be adjusted. The 2015 APWA Oregon Standard Specifications for Construction shall be used as a guide and reference for all public works construction.)
The bids will be evaluated as: lump sum without additive or deductive alternates pursuant to OAR 137-049-0380(2)(a) OR unit price pursuant to OAR 137-049-0380(2)(b)]. The proposed work will require the bidder to meet the highest standards prevalent in the industry or business related to the work to be performed. Failure to meet such standards may result in a reduction or withholding of payment; require bidder to provide, at bidder’s own expense, additional work required to meet such standards; or termination of the contract, with damages being sought. Technical questions regarding the work to be performed should be addressed to: Myrtle Creek Public Works Director Quinn Pickering, 207 NW Pleasant St., P.O. Box 940, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457.
Bids must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, irrevocable letter of credit or Bid Bond in an amount equal to not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. Bidders shall state as part of the bid that the provisions of ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 (Prevailing Wage Rates) shall be complied with; provided however, if the project is subject to the federal prevailing rates of wage under the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.) or if the project is subject to both the state and federal prevailing rates of wage, the bid must contain a statement by the bidder that contractor and every subcontractor shall pay the higher of the applicable state or federal prevailing rate of wage to all workers on the project. Bidders must also certify as part of the bid that the requirements of ORS 279C.505(2) (Employee Drug Testing Program) shall be complied with. Bidders must be pre-qualified in accordance with the laws of Oregon and the Information to Bidders, (March 8, 2016). Each bid must contain a statement as to whether the bidder is a resident bidder, as defined in ORS 279A.120. Bidders are not required to be licensed under ORS 468A.720 (Asbestos Abatement). However, the successful bidder shall at all times during the project provide qualified staff on site that is able to identify asbestos containing material. Bidders are hereby notified there are underground pipelines and structures containing asbestos within the City of Myrtle Creek. If any such material is encountered during the project, the bidder shall thereupon be required to notify the City and comply with all requirements of applicable laws and regulations. Unless exempt under ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870, the successful bidder must file a $30,000 Public Works Bond with the Construction Contractors Board prior to beginning work on the project, and certify that all sub-contractors have also filed such bond. Bidders must agree to use recyclable products to the maximum extent financially feasible.
The City of Myrtle Creek may reject any bid not in compliance with all public bidding procedures and requirements, including the requirement to demonstrate the bidder’s responsibility under ORS 279C.375(3)(b), may waive any irregularities, and may reject for good cause any or all bids upon a finding of the City it is the public interest to do so. The City may also cancel this invitation in accordance with OAR 137-049-0270.
/s/ Carolyn Shields, City Recorder
Published Feb. 26, 2016.