The City of Bristol is seeking bids for a community connectivity project for ramp and sidewalk improvements in Bristol’s downtown corridor, from Memorial Boulevard up to and including the West End/Rockwell Park area. The project funding is provided through a Community Connectivity Grant Program (CCGP) from the CT Department of Transportation. Bid documents may be obtained at no charge by downloading from the document link noted below.
Bids will be accepted until August 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm in the Purchasing Department located in Bristol City Hall, at which time bids will be opened and read.
In the event that any person wishes to attend the bid opening, such person is required to provide their own personal protective equipment for the safety of all attendees.
Bids received after the opening date and time will not be considered for award. The City reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bid, to reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in its judgment is in its best interest.
Each bid shall be in a sealed envelope addressed to the City of Bristol Purchasing Department, identified as "Bid 2C21-003 Community Connectivity and Ramp and Sidewalk Improvements" accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of 10% of the bidders base bid amount, in the form of a Bid Bond made payable to the City of Bristol.
The State of Connecticut has established that all municipal public works contracts in excess of $50,000 financed in whole or in part by the state shall incorporate a 25% set-aside of contracting activity to small business enterprise(s); further, that 25% of said set-aside amount shall be set aside for minority business enterprise(s). Contractors are directed to the State of Connecticut
Department of Administrative Services (“DAS”)
for information on set-aside provisions and/or registration as a set-aside business.
The awarded contractor will be required to secure a Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the contract award, provided by a surety licensed to do business in the State of Connecticut. The requirements for prevailing wage rates as outlined within G.G.S. 31-53 are to apply to the resultant contract award.
The successful Bidder shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. The Contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.
Roger D. Rousseau
, Purchasing Agent
Tel (860) 584-6195
Fax (860) 584-6171