CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed proposals, addressed to the Supervisor of Purchases, Room 112, Municipal Building, Middletown, Connecticut, will be received until THURSDAY,
NOVEMBER 14, 2019
NOVEMBER 21, 2019 AT 11:00 AM for the following:
John S. Roth Wellfield Improvements
Water & Sewer Department
Work required pursuant to this contract includes furnishing all labor, tools, materials, equipment and incidentals necessary to complete the John S. Roth Wellfield Improvements, including the replacement of Well No. 1 and Well No. 3; modifications to Well Nos. 5, 6, 7, and 8; cleaning and replacement of sections of raw water transmission main; and appurtenant work, at the John S. Roth Wellfield in Middletown, CT, complete as shown and specified.
A bid bond in the amount of ten percent (10.0%) of the total bid amount shall be required with all bids submitted. Performance and Labor and Materials Payment Bond(s) in the amount of 100% of the contract sum shall be required from the selected bidder following award. A Maintenance Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the contract sum shall be required after completion of work and prior to final payment.
***A pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:00 am in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 245 Dekoven Drive, Middletown, CT. A site visit will follow at 566 River Road, Middletown, CT. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting in person or by representative.
Bidders are encouraged to complete a site survey and or inspection prior to their submission of a Bid. Bid proposals must be executed in accordance with and are subject to the instructions contained within the Information for Bidders. Within thirty (30) days after opening the bids, the three (3) apparent lowest responsible bidders' bond documents will be retained and all others returned. The three (3) lowest responsible bidders' bond documents may be held for a period of up to ninety (90) calendar days or until a contract is signed and then all bond documents, other than those of the successful responsible bidder shall be returned.
Plans and Specifications may be obtained at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Room 112, Municipal Building, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Documents, either hard copy or CD will be issued to interested bidders upon receipt of a $200.00 refundable deposit. Deposits shall be made payable to the City of Middletown, by cash, certified check or company/business check. Personal checks will not be accepted. The deposit will be refunded to whoever returns the plans and specifications in good condition within two (2) weeks from the opening of bids. Questions regarding availability of plans may be addressed to the Purchasing Office at (860) 638-4895.
Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in Council Chambers, Municipal Building, Middletown, Connecticut. All bids shall be submitted on the designated forms sealed in an envelope using the return label provided and marked as designated in the Information for Bidders.
The City of Middletown reserves the right to waive any defect or any irregularity in any bid and reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any part thereof. Bids, and amendments to bids received after the time set for the bid opening will not be considered. All bids must be completely filled out when submitted. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the City of Middletown's written consent. Withdrawal of any bid must be submitted in writing to the City of Middletown.
All bids and proposals are subject to, and must comply with the equal opportunity and non-discriminatory provisions set forth in the Affirmative Action Plan of the City of Middletown.
Middletown, Connecticut Donna Imme, CPPB
Supervisor of Purchases