Engineering Services for extending Water Main

Agency: State Government of Connecticut
State: Connecticut
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541330 - Engineering Services
Posted Date: May 29, 2020
Due Date: Jun 18, 2020
Solicitation No: T-20-21
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Organization Brookfield, Town of
Project/Solicitation # T-20-21
Solicitation Type Request for Proposal
Due Date 06/18/2020
Includes SBE/MBE Requirements NO
Qualified Partnership NO
Summary Engineering Services for extending Water Main
Addenda
  • The Closing Date is June 18,2020 at 11:00am. The original DAS listing post had an error on the closing date. The Specifications are correct for the closing date and time.
Contact Name Jerry Gay
E-Mail jgay@brookfieldct.gov
Phone (203) 775-7613
FAX (203) 740-3192
WebSite www.brookfieldct.gov
Additional Description Engineering Services for extending a water main on Candlewood Lake Road for a new elementary school and selected adjacent properties along the main as per detail requirements.
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Engineering Services for Water Main Extension:
Candlewood Lake Road, Brookfield, CT. 06804
Due Date: June 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM
T-20-21
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LEGAL NOTICE
The Town of Brookfield invites all interested parties to submit sealed Proposals for the following
RFP Due Date:
June 18, 2020
RFP Due Time:
11:00 AM
RFP Item:
Engineering Services Water Main Extension
RFP Number:
T-20-18
Proposals/Bid Bond:
Pre-Bid Meeting:
Not Required
Not Required
Required in the amount of
XX% of the base bid. This
should be in the same format
as the performance bond.
Will be held
Date:
Time:
Location:
Covid-19 procedures may be developed and in place at time of bid closing. Firms are encouraged to
submit proposals as early as possible to allow for unexpected requirements or delays. Specific
procedures will be advertised as developed and instituted.
Terms and conditions as well as the description of items being requested are stated below and in the
attached detail specifications and drawings.
Specifications may be downloaded from the Town Web page at https://www.brookfieldct.gov/bids, the
State of Connecticut’s bid Portal at https://biznet.ct.gov/SCP_Search/Default.aspx, or contact Jerry
Gay at 203-775-7613 or e-mail at gayj@brookfieldps.org.
Sealed Proposals must be received no later than the date and time stated above at the Purchasing
Agents office on the second floor where they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Faxed or e-
mailed proposals will not be accepted. The Town bears no responsibility for misdirected envelopes
that are incompletely labeled for RFP/BID Number and/or Description. Such misdirected envelopes
may be declared late and not considered.
IT IS UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED THAT SHOULD A BID/RFP PROPOSAL BE ACCEPTED THE
DETAIL BID SPECIFICATIONS INCLUDING THE INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS AND THE
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND THE SUBMITTED PROPOSAL SHALL ALL
AUTOMATICALLY BY THIS REFERENCE BECOME PART OF THE PURCHASE ORDER,
CONTRACT, AGREEMENT OR AN ADDENDUM TO ANY CONTRACT AGREED UPON.
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Table of Contents
A. GENERAL BIDDING INSTRUCTIONS ....................................................................................... 5
1. Instructions to Bidders.................................................................................................................5
2. Preparation of Proposals.............................................................................................................5
3. Questions....................................................................................................................................5
4. Submission of Proposals.............................................................................................................6
5. Familiarity with the Work and Contract Documents.....................................................................6
6. Compliance with Federal, State and Local Laws.........................................................................7
7. Competition Intended ..................................................................................................................7
8. Non-Collusion Certification..........................................................................................................7
9. Independent Project Cost Determination ....................................................................................8
10. Gratuities or Other Conflicts.....................................................................................................8
11. Incurring Costs.........................................................................................................................8
12. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Confidential Information ............................................8
13. Ownership Information.............................................................................................................9
14. Availability of Funds .................................................................................................................9
15. Addenda and Interpretations ..................................................................................................9
16. Alternate Proposals ..............................................................................................................10
17. Estimate of Work ...................................................................................................................10
18. Ambiguity in the Request for Proposal ...................................................................................11
19. Quotation Limitation...............................................................................................................11
20. Samples.................................................................................................................................11
21. Sales Tax...............................................................................................................................11
22. Power of Attorney .................................................................................................................. 11
23. Subcontractors.......................................................................................................................12
24. Qualification of Bidder............................................................................................................12
25. Disqualification of Bidders......................................................................................................13
26. Department of Administrative Services (“DAS”) Prequalification............................................13
27. Connecticut’s Prevailing Wage Rates ....................................................................................13
28. SBE/MBE Set Aside Provisions .............................................................................................13
29. Contract ................................................................................................................................. 13
30. Standard Forms ..................................................................................................................... 13
31. Acceptance or Rejection of Proposal .....................................................................................14
32. Bid Submissions ....................................................................................................................14
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33. Withdrawal of Bid ...................................................................................................................14
B. GENERAL PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS........................................................................15
1. Notification of Bid Award ...........................................................................................................15
2. Good Standing ..........................................................................................................................15
3. Insurance Certificates ...............................................................................................................15
4. Bonds ........................................................................................................................................ 15
5. Nondiscrimination in Employment .............................................................................................15
6. Delivery .....................................................................................................................................16
7. Care and Protection of Property................................................................................................16
8. Guarantee ................................................................................................................................. 16
9. Manufacturers Specifications ....................................................................................................16
10. Emergency Work ...................................................................................................................17
11. Negotiated Changes .............................................................................................................. 17
12. Payment.................................................................................................................................17
13. Mechanics Lien Waivers ........................................................................................................17
14. Termination for Default or for the Convenience of the Contracting Agency ...........................18
C. SPECIFIC REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL .................................................................................. 19
APPENDIX A - INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS ............................................................................. A23
APPENDIX B - HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT .......................................................................... A24
APPENDIX C BIDDER GENERAL INFORMATION SHEET ......................................................... A25
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Applicable A. GENERAL BIDDING INSTRUCTIONS
If Marked
1. Instructions to Bidders
By submitting a proposal, ALL these terms and conditions are agreed upon and shall
become part of any contract or agreement, formal, informal or verbal, and are binding upon
notice of an acceptance by the Town of a proposal.
The terms of Bidders/Bidders, Bids/Proposals, Projects and Specifications and similar terms
shall all be used generically and equally between Invitation to Bid (ITB), Requests for
Proposals, Qualifications or Information, (RFP, RFQ, RFI). The Town of Brookfield shall be
used generically and equally to also include, among others, the Brookfield School Public
School District, Brookfield Volunteer Fire District and Brookfield WPCA when warranted.
2. Preparation of Proposals
Any blank spaces provided for responses in the Proposal must be completed.
All information shall be either typed or entered in ink. No pencil may be used.
Descriptive literature containing complete specifications must accompany each bid. If a Bidder
wishes to furnish additional information, more sheets may be added.
The Bidder must state the prices for which they propose to do each item of the work
contemplated.
In a discrepancy when both words and the numerals are provided, the words will govern.
Ditto marks are not considered writing or printing and shall not be used.
Complete" means- that each unit of the equipment proposed shall include all
appurtenances, fasteners, parts, accessories, and services ordinarily catalogued.
Corrections - Mistakes may be crossed out and corrections inserted before submission of
your bid. The person signing the bid shall initial corrections in ink. Corrections and/or
modifications received after the closing time specified will not be accepted.
Signatures - The Bidder shall sign their Proposal correctly. If an individual makes the
Proposal, his/her name, post office addresses and telephone number must be shown. If
made by a firm, partnership, or corporation, the Proposal must be signed by an official of
the firm, partnership, or corporation authorized to sign and bind the firm into contracts, and
must show the post office address and telephone number of the firm, partnership, or
corporation. Failure to do so may disqualify the bid.
Withdrawals - Withdrawals of proposals received later than the time and date specified
for bid opening will not be considered.
3. Questions
Questions shall be directed to Jerry Gay, Purchasing Agent at 203-775-7613 or preferred
in writing to gayj@brookfieldps.org no later than seven (7) days prior to the bid closing
date.
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