ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Owner: City of Ringgold, Georgia
Separate sealed Bids for furnishing of all materials, labor, tools, equipment, and appliances
necessary for the Nature Trail Improvements (aka Golden Mile Phase I) Project will be received
by the Owner at Ringgold City Hall, 150 Tennessee Street, Ringgold, GA 30736, until 2 p.m.,
local time, on Tuesday August 11, 2020, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
The Project consists of the following major elements: Installation of concrete trail and parking
spaces along the riverwalk.
Copies of the Contract Documents and Specifications, including bidding documents and
requirements and Contract Drawings may be examined at the offices of the Engineer, CTI
Engineers, Inc., 1122 Riverfront Parkway, Chattanooga, TN 37402 (phone 423/267-7613, fax
423/267-0603, www.ctiengr.com). Copies may be obtained there upon payment of $100 for each
set. This payment is not refundable.
Bidders must be listed on Engineer’s list of planholders who have purchased the Contract
Documents, Specifications, and Drawings.
Engineer shall be provided with the following information: mailing address for U.S. Postal Service,
physical delivery address, telephone number, FAX number, name of contact person, and email
A Bid Bond of 5% of the total project cost is to be included in the proposal package. The
Successful Bidder will be required to furnish performance and payment bonds with the executed
Agreement meeting the requirements of the Contract Documents and executed on the forms
attached to the Agreement. The terms and time for payment are set forth in the Agreement.
Surety and insurance companies must have an AM Best rating of A-10 or greater, be listed in the
Federal Registry of Companies holding Certificates of Authority and Acceptable Sureties on
Federal Bonds, be licensed by the Georgia Insurance Department and the Georgia Secretary of
State to do business in the State of Georgia.
Contractor must have minimum Worker’s Comp and General Liability Insurance in full force and
effect. No proposal will be considered unless it is accompanied by satisfactory evidence that the
Bidder holds any and all necessary or required Federal, State or local licenses and/or permits.
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 13-10-91, all contractors and sub-contractors performing work within the
State of Georgia on a contract with a public employer must register and participate in a federal
work authorization. The City of Ringgold will require certification for contractor that this
requirement has been met. Each Respondent shall submit with its proposal a copy of current
Business License &/or Occupational Tax Certificate issued in the state it resides. If bidder cannot
provide this License, it will be required to obtain one from the City of Ringgold if it is the Awarded
Respondent. Qualifications of the Bidder will be reviewed before the Award of the Contract.
The City of Ringgold reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals, to waive
formalities, technicalities or irregularities and to re-advertise if necessary. The contract between
City of Ringgold and the selected responder shall be subject to the payment agreement drawn
up between City of Ringgold and the selected responder.
Date: July 8, 2020
July 22, 2020
/s/ Dan Wright, City Manager
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