8 INCH WATER LINE EXTENSION ? CONYERS OUTLOTS TRACT 1 & 2

Agency: Rockdale County
State: Georgia
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237110 - Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Posted Date: Mar 12, 2020
Due Date: Mar 19, 2020
Solicitation No: ITB #20-09
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ITB #20-09
8 INCH WATER LINE EXTENSION – CONYERS OUTLOTS TRACT 1 & 2
DUE: Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 2:00 P.M., local time
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Geotechnical Exploration Conyers Outparcels A B 1272019
Addendum No. 1

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INVITATION TO BID
20-09
ROCKDALE COUNTY, GEORGIA
February 26, 2020
8 INCH WATER LINE
EXTENSION
CONYERS OUTLOTS
TRACT 1 & 2
ROCKDALE COUNTY FINANCE DEPARTMENT
PROCUREMENT OFFICE
958 Milstead Avenue
CONYERS, GA 30012
770-278-7552
INTRODUCTION:
This is an Invitation to Bid (ITB) for a 8 INCH WATER LINE EXTENSION CONYERS OUTLOTS TRACT 1 & 2
in Rockdale County. Instructions for preparation and submission of a bid are contained in this packet. Bids must
be typed or printed in ink.
Rockdale County provides equal opportunity for all businesses and does not discriminate against any person or
business because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and handicap or veterans status. This policy
ensures all segments of the business community have access to supplying the goods and services needed by
Rockdale County.
PURCHASING CONTACT FOR THIS REQUEST:
All questions concerning this ITB and all questions arising subsequent to award are to be addressed to the
Purchasing Division via email to Meagan Porch, Buyer, at meagan.porch@rockdalecountyga.gov or the following
address:
Rockdale County Finance Department
Purchasing Division
Attn: Meagan Porch
958 Milstead Avenue
Conyers, GA 30012
Phone: (770) 278-7557, Fax (770) 278-8910
E-mail: meagan.porch@rockdalecountyga.gov
To maintain a “level playing field”, and to assure that all bidders receive the same information, bidders are
requested NOT to contact anyone other than the contact above until after the award of the contract. Doing so
could result in disqualification of the bidder.
BID COPIES FOR EVALUATION:
Three (3) hard copies and one (1) original hard copy and one (1) Flash Drive in Adobe PDF format will be
required for review purposes. (Original must be clearly marked “Original” and the Copies clearly marked
“Copies.”). Flash Drives that are blank or have incorrect information on them will not be acceptable and may be
justification for disqualification. Check your Flash Drive(s) to ensure that they have the appropriate material on it
before submitting.
All bid materials must be completed and enclosed in a sealed envelope prior to submittal. The ITB number must
be clearly written on the outside of the envelope. Incomplete, incorrect, unsealed, unmarked, or improperly
submitted bids may be rejected.
CONTRACT TERM:
120 Calendar days from date of Notice to Proceed.
DUE DATE:
Sealed bids will be received at the Rockdale County Finance Department, Procurement Division, 958 Milstead
Avenue, Conyers, GA 30012 no later than 2:00 P.M., local time, Thursday, March 19, 2020. Bids received
after this time will not be accepted. Bidders are not required to attend bid opening.
QUESTIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS:
All questions and/or requests for clarifications concerning this ITB must be submitted to the Purchasing Division
via email to meagan.porch@rockdalecountyga.gov or at the above address no later than 2:00 p.m., local time,
on Thursday, March 12, 2020. It shall be the Bidders responsibility to seek clarification as early as possible
prior to the due date and time. Written responses from the County to the questions it receives will be in an
addendum and posted to the County’s website at www.rockdalecountyga.gov, under Bid Opportunities.
Questions or requests for clarifications received after this deadline will not receive a response.
ADDENDA:
Answers to questions submitted that materially change the conditions and specifications of this ITB will be issued
in an addendum and posted to the County’s website at www.rockdalecountyga.gov under Bid Opportunities. Any
discussions or documents will be considered non-binding unless incorporated and issued in an addendum.
It is the bidder’s responsibility to check the Rockdale County website at www.rockdalecountyga.gov,
under Bid Opportunities for any addenda that may be issued, prior to submitting a bid for this ITB.
WARRANTY AND / OR GUARANTY:
The bidder will state below or will furnish a separate letter attachment which fully explains the condition of
Warranty and/or Guaranty. If no Warranty and/or Guaranty is applicable, it must be so stated. NOTE: Failure to
respond to the requirement of this paragraph may result in the bid being non-responsive.
FOREIGN PRODUCTS:
Rockdale County prefers to buy items produced and/or manufactured in the United States of America; however,
foreign products may be considered provided it is so stated. Bidder certifies that item(s) offered on this bid is/are
manufactured/produced in the United States.
Yes
No
If "No" state place:
QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFERORS:
Bidders must have a current business license from their home office jurisdiction and provide a copy of that license
with the submittal of their bid response. Rockdale County bidders doing business in Rockdale County must have
a current Rockdale County Business License.
Bids from any offeror that is in default on the payment of any taxes, license fees, or other monies due to Rockdale
County will not be accepted.
Bidders are to submit at least three (3) three references from projects with similar experience using the
materials and process in this Invitation to Bid.
SILIENCE OF SPECIFICATIONS
The apparent silence of these specifications and any supplemental specifications as to any details, or the
omission from it of a detailed description concerning any point, shall be regarded as meaning that only the best
commercial practices are to prevail and that only materials of first quality and correct type, size and design are
to be used. All workmanship is to be first quality. All interpretations of this specification shall be made upon the
basis of this statement, with County interpretation to prevail.
OPTION TO AUDIT
Successful bidder will be required to maintain complete records during the life of the contract and for a period of
one year after completion of the contract. Such records are to be made available to the County if officially
requested, to be audited by a designated County auditing staff. In such audits reveal overcharges and/or
undercharges, such will be adjusted and compensation made by either party to correct charges.
TORT IMMUNITY:
No officer, employee, or agent of the County acting within the scope of his/her employment or function shall be
held personally liable in tort or named as a defendant in any action for injury or damage suffered because of any
act, event, or failure to act.
PROPRIETARY INFORMATION:
Careful consideration should be given before submitting confidential information to Rockdale County. The
Georgia Open Records Act permits public scrutiny of most materials collected as part of this process. Please
clearly mark any information that is considered a trade secret, as defined by the Georgia Trade Secrets Act of
1990, O.C.G.A. §10-1-760 et seq., as trade secrets are exempt from disclosure under the Open Records
Act. Rockdale County does not guarantee the confidentiality of any information not clearly marked as a trade
secret.
AWARD OF CONTRACT:
The Rockdale County Procurement Office and/or Evaluation Committee make a recommendation for award. The
Board of Commissioners will make the actual award of the contract and has the authority to award the contract
to a company different than the company recommended by the Procurement Office and/or Evaluation
Committee. Rockdale County reserves the right to make no awards, multiple awards, one award for all items; or
whatever the County deems to be in its best interest.
QUANTITIES:
The quantities listed in the Bidders Response Schedule are provided as an estimate for bid purposes. The
County will not be obligated to quantities beyond actual needs.
SELECTION PROCESS:
The Rockdale County Procurement Office and/or Evaluation Committee make a recommendation for award. The
Board of Commissioners will make the actual award of the contract and has the authority to award the contract
to a company different than the company recommended by the Purchasing Department and/or Evaluation
Committee.
This is a past performance/quality/price trade-off source selection in which competing offeror’s past and present
performance history and product quality will be evaluated on a basis approximately equal to price. Award will
be made to the responsible offeror whose bid represents the best value after evaluation in accordance with the
factors listed below. Rockdale County Board of Commissioners may reject any or all bids if such action is in the
county’s interest.
Rockdale County may evaluate bids and award a contract without discussions with offerors. Therefore, the
offeror’s initial bid should contain the offeror’s best terms from a price and technical standpoint. The County
reserves the right to conduct discussions if the County later determines them to be necessary.
INSURANCE:
Before starting any work, the successful contractor must furnish to Rockdale County certificate(s) of insurance
from companies doing business in Georgia. The Company shall maintain in full force and effect the following
insurance during the term of the Agreement:
Coverages:
Limits of Liability:
Workers’ Compensation
Employers’ Liability
Bodily Injury Liability
except Automobile
Property Damage Liability
except Automobile
Personal & Advertising Injury Limit
Products / Completed Ops.
Automobile Bodily Injury
Liability
Automobile Property Damage
Liability
Statutory
$1,000,000.00
$1,000,000.00 each occurrence
$1,000,000.00 aggregate
$1,000,000.00 each occurrence
$1,000,000.00 aggregate
$1,000,000.00
$2,000,000.00 aggregate
$1,000,000.00 each person
$1,000,000.00 each occurrence
$1,000,000.00 each occurrence
Professional Liability/General Liability
Excess Umbrella Liability
$1,000,000.00
$3,000,000.00
All insurance shall be provided by an insurer(s) acceptable to the County, and shall provide for thirty (30) days
prior notice of cancellation to the County. Upon contract award, Contractor shall deliver to the County a certificate
or policy of insurance evidencing Contractor’s compliance with this paragraph. Contractor shall abide by all
terms and conditions of the insurance and shall do nothing to impair or invalidate the coverage.
Rockdale, GA shall be named as Additional Insured under any General Liability, Business Auto and Umbrella
Policies using ISO Additional Insured Endorsement forms CG 2010 or its equivalent. Coverage shall apply as
Primary and non-contributory with Waiver of Subrogation in favor of Rockdale County, Georgia.
The insurance carrier must have a minimum rating of A or higher as determined by the rating firm A.M. Best.
Certificates must contain policy number, policy limits, and policy expiration date of all policies. The Invitation to
Bid (ITB) number and project name must be inserted in the Description of Operations section of the certificate.
Certificates are to be issued to:
Rockdale County, Georgia
958 Milstead Avenue
Conyers, GA 30012

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