ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for OMB/DFM Contract No. MC3501000083R – Holloway Campus Fire Alarm
Monitoring System Replacement will be received by the State of Delaware, Office of
Management and Budget, Division of Facilities Management, by either electronic mail or by mail as
follows. Bid submissions submitted by electronic mail must be sent to DFM-BID@delaware.gov
and a hard copy of the entire submission shall be sent by mail within five (5) business days of the
bid submission deadline.
Sealed bids shall be mailed and addressed to the Division of Facilities Management, Thomas
Collins Building, 540 S. DuPont Highway, Suite 1 (Third Floor), Dover, DE 19901. The outer
envelope should clearly indicate: “OMB/DFM CONTRACT NO. MC3501000083R–
HOLLOWAY CAMPUS FIRE ALARM MONITORING SYATEM REPLACEMENT -
SEALED BID - DO NOT OPEN.”
Bids will be accepted until 1:15 P.M local time on Wednesday December 2, 2020. Bids will be
opened and read aloud at 2:00 P.M. local time on Wednesday December 2, 2020. Bidder bears the
risk of late delivery. Any bids received after the stated time whether by mail or electronic mail will
be rejected and the mailed bids will be returned unopened. The bid opening will be held through
electronic means to comply with the Governor’s State of Emergency. To attend the bid opening, the
public may participate by joining the meeting at Webex.com, meeting number 173 517 4894 and
password TjNyZN5cp52 There will be no in-person meeting.
The project involves Installation of a new Campus wide fire alarm monitoring system at the Herman
Holloway Campus New Castle, Delaware.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Thursday November 12, 2020, at 10:00 A.M.
In compliance with the Governor’s State of Emergency, the pre-bid meeting will be held by
electronics means. There will be no in-person meeting. The public will be allowed to join the pre-
bid meeting at Webex.com, meeting number 173 365 1971 and Password rYJsKrV2y74 for the
purpose of establishing the list of subcontractors and to answer questions. Representatives of each
party to any Joint Venture were required to attend this meeting. ATTENDANCE OF THIS
MEETING IS A PREREQUISITE FOR BIDDING ON THIS CONTRACT.
Contract Documents can be obtained before the Pre-Bid Meeting, by calling (302) 999-1060
upon receipt of $50.00 – Electronic or $100.00 - Hardcopy per set/ non-refundable. Checks are
to be made payable to “Fayda Engineering & Energy Solutions, LLC.”
Construction documents will be available for review at the office of Fayda Engineering &
Energy Solutions, 801 W. Newport Pike, Wilmington, DE, 19804.
Bidders will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or national origin in consideration of this award, and Minority
Business Enterprises, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Women-Owned Business Enterprises
and Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids on this
contract. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security equivalent to ten percent of the bid
amount and all additive alternates. The successful bidder must post a performance bond and
payment bond in a sum equal to 100 percent of the contract price upon execution of the contract.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities therein.