Cliffton Water System Improvements - Elevated Storage Tank

Agency: Charles County
State: Maryland
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237110 - Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Posted Date: Feb 22, 2019
Due Date: Apr 10, 2019
Solicitation No: 19-21
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Purchasing Office
Department of Fiscal and Administrative Services
(301) 645-0656 phone
(301) 645-0543 fax
Cliffton Water System Improvements - Elevated Storage Tank
Bid Number: 19-21 Type: Invitation to Bid
Open Date: 10/25/2018 Close Date: 4/10/19 before 3PM
Pre-Bid/Proposal Meeting: See ITB Documents
Bond Requirements: See ITB Documents
Brief Description: Construction services on the Cliffton Water System Improvements: Elevated Storage Tank project.
Documents for Review/Download:
The following documents (if any) regarding this solicitation may be downloaded. However, please be advised that the Charles County Purchasing Office does not maintain any records of firms which have downloaded these documents from the website. Therefore, it is the total responsibility of the bidder to ensure that they also download any subsequent amendments or addenda to the bid which will also be posted on the website and to duly acknowledge receipt of said amendments or addenda on the proper bid forms. Failure to do so may cause rejection of a bid.
10/25/2018 ITB Solicitation Document
10/25/2018 ITB 19-21 APPENDIX 5 - Construction Permit
10/25/2018 ITB 19-21 APPENDIX 5 - General Permit
10/25/2018 ITB 19-21 APPENDIX 5 - General Permit Coverage
10/25/2018 ITB 19-21 APPENDIX 7 - Additional Forms
10/25/2018 ITB 19-21 APPENDIX 7 - Bid Form
11/15/2018 Attendance roster - optional site visit and prebid
12/06/2018 Addendum #1
01/15/2019 Addendum #2
01/23/2019 Addendum #3
02/22/2019 Addendum #4

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CHARLES COUNTY, MARYLAND
INVITATION TO BID
CLIFFTON WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS -
ELEVATED STORAGE TANK
ITB NUMBER 19-21
October 25, 2018
Prepared For:
Charles County Government
Department of Public Works
CLIFFTON WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS - ELEVATED STORAGE TANK
ITB #19-21
Table of Contents
PART I - INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
1.0 PREPARATION OF BID ........................................................................................... I-1
2.0 CONTRACT INFORMATION ................................................................................. I-7
3.0 SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROGRAMS ....................................................................... I-10
4.0 MISCELLANEOUS TERMS .................................................................................. I-11
PART II - GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.0 GENERAL PROVISIONS ........................................................................................ II-1
PART III - SPECIAL PROVISIONS
1.0 GENERAL ................................................................................................................ III-1
2.0 SCOPE OF SERVICES ........................................................................................... III-2
3.0 SCOPE OF WORK .................................................................................................. III-8
APPENDICES
APPENDIX 1 DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS
APPENDIX 2 MAPS
APPENDIX 3 CLOSEOUT DOCUMENTS
APPENDIX 4 SAMPLE - ASSET SUMMARY REPORT
APPENDIX 5 PERMITS
APPENDIX 6PREVAILING WAGE
APPENDIX 7 FORMS
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PART I - INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
CLIFFTON WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS - ELEVATED STORAGE TANK
ITB #19-21
1.0 PREPARATION OF BID
1.1 GENERAL BID INFORMATION
The County Commissioners of Charles County are hereby requesting sealed bids from qualified
Contractors to perform construction services on the Cliffton Water System Improvements: Elevated
Storage Tank project. The primary purpose of the project is the design and construction of a 250,000
gallon elevated water storage tank along with construction of site improvements.
As used herein, the term “County” shall refer to the Government of Charles County, Maryland. The term
Bidder” shall mean the individual or firm submitting a response to this solicitation, and shall be
synonymous with the terms, “offeror”, “proposer”, “quoter”, etc. In like manner, the term “Bid”, shall
refer to a response submitted to this solicitation, and shall be synonymous with the terms “offer”,
“proposal”, “quote”, etc. The term “Contract” shall mean the agreement between the County and the
Bidder selected, whether issued by formal contract, award letter, purchase order, or any other means
acceptable to the County. The term Contractor” shall mean the Bidder selected for award, based upon
the bid submitted in response to this solicitation.
1.2 BID PACKAGE CONTENT
A complete Bid package shall include the following:
1.2.1 Bid Form
Bids shall be submitted on the Bid Form, in Appendix 7. Bidders shall provide lump sum pricing for
Base Bid Items (A-1 through A-3) and unit pricing for Contingency Items (B-1 through B-4). Bid Items
are explained in Part III - Special Provisions. Bidders shall complete all blanks on the Bid Form. All
blank spaces of the form shall be fully completed in legible ink or typewritten
The Bid Form must be signed by an officer authorized to make a binding commitment for the firm
submitting the Bid.
1.2.2 Transmittal Letter
Bidders shall complete and submit the Transmittal Letter form in Appendix 7. The Transmittal Letter
must be signed by the company official authorized to enter into binding contracts. Any information
identified as “Confidential” shall be noted by reference and appended to the Transmittal Memo. Each
item identified as “Confidential” shall be accompanied by an explanation. Refer to Part I, Section 4.9
Public Information Act/Confidentiality Notice.
1.2.3 Experience Form
Bidders shall be required to complete and submit the Experience Form, included herewith. A qualified
Bidder must have requisite experience for the work as described in the specifications and must be
actively engaged as a legal entity in this field for a period of no less than five (5) years at the time of
bidding. Bidders shall demonstrate their experience on the Experience Form. Bidders shall provide no
less than five (5) projects completed within the past ten (10) years as specified below. All blank spaces
of the form shall be fully completed in legible ink or typewritten.
Relevant Experience:
A minimum of five (5) completed representative projects that demonstrate the Bidder’s experience in
all of the following areas:
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CLIFFTON WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS - ELEVATED STORAGE TANK
ITB #19-21
a) Composite Elevated Water Tanks
b) Site Development
c) Foundations
d) Electrical
1.2.4 Bid Security
A five percent (5%) Bid Bond from a surety licensed to do business in the State of Maryland and
satisfactory to the County, certified check, or bank Cashier’s/Treasurer’s Check shall accompany the
bid or the bid will not be considered. Bid Bonds shall have the accompanying Power of Attorney. Bid
securities shall be returned promptly after the County and the selected Bidder have executed the contract,
or, if no Bidder’s bid has been selected within one-hundred-twenty (120) consecutive calendar days after
the date of the opening of bids, upon the demand of the Bidder at any time thereafter, as long as the
Bidder has not been notified of acceptance of his bid. The Bidder, to whom the contract shall have been
awarded, shall be required to execute the contract in accordance with the terms and conditions herein.
If the Bidder selected for award fails or refuses to execute the contract and/or fully comply with
requirements of this solicitation their bid security shall be forfeit to the County as liquidated damages in
accordance with the terms and conditions contained herein.
1.2.1 Other
The following items shall also be submitted in the Bid Package:
a. Addendum Certification Form;
b. Intended Non-MBE Subcontractors Form;
c. Charles County MBE Utilization Affidavit Form;
d. Proposed MBE Subcontractors Form;
e. Non-Collusion Affidavit.
1.2.2 Bidder Certification of Acceptance
By submitting a bid in response to this ITB, the Bidder certifies their acceptance of all terms and
conditions set forth within this document, which will be made a part of the final contract documentation.
All work, if any, shown on the contract drawings, specifications, and reports referenced in the
Appendices is made part of this solicitation package.
1.2.3 Additions/Modifications to Solicitation Forms
Modifications of or additions to the Bid Form or any other County form may be cause for rejection of
the bid, however, the County reserves the right to decide, on a case by case basis, in its sole discretion,
whether or not to reject such a bid as nonresponsive. As a precondition to bid acceptance, the County
may, in its sole discretion, request that the Bidder withdraw or modify any such modifications or
additions which do not affect quality, quantity, price, or delivery.
1.3 BID SUBMISSION
See the Solicitation Schedule, below, for the due date and time for bids. Immediately after the bid due
date and time, all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids shall be valid and irrevocable for a
minimum of one hundred-twenty (120) days from the due date. Submission, modification, or withdrawal
of bids after the due date/time will NOT be considered.
A Bidder may submit only one (1) bid in response to this ITB. Bidders shall submit (1) unbound original,
so identified, two (2) bound copies of the complete Bid package, totaling three (3) complete packages. If
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