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Sealed bids for the furnishing of labor, materials, tools, and equipment for the following:  Demolition and proper disposal of an existing single-story masonry building.  Excavation, removal, and proper disposal of petroleum-contaminated soil provide and install compacted fill material.  Construction of a new 100,000-gallon single pedestal elevated water tank with piping and internal mixing system, SCADA, and appurtenances.  Provide point repair and painting of adjacent masonry party wall.  Demolition and proper disposal of an existing four-leg steel elevated water tank (ca. 1930s)  Remove and install more or less 420-Square Yards of 2-inch thick asphalt paving over 6-inch thick C.A.B.C.  Saw-cut existing sidewalks, remove, properly disposed, and replace 96-Square Yards more or less of new 4-inch thick concrete sidewalk.  Saw-cut existing concrete curb, remove and properly dispose and replace with 85-Linear Feet of concrete curb & gutter. All Bids will be received by the Town of Kenly, North Carolina, in the Town Council Chambers located at 207 West Second Street, Kenly, NC 27542, on or before, but no later than 11:00 AM, local time, on the 6th day of August 2020. Immediately thereafter, all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud. NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE A non-mandatory Pre-bid Conference for prospective bidders will be held at 10:00 AM on July 16, 2020, in the Council Chambers of the Kenly Town Hall, located at 207 West Second Street, Kenly, NC 27542. While not mandatory, all prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. Bids must be made on the blank form provided in the Project Manual and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and addressed to Hon. Bonnie Williamson, Mayor, Town of Kenly, 207 West Second Street, Kenly, North Carolina 27542. The name, address, and license number of the Bidder must be plainly marked on the outside of each envelope. Acceptable classifications for this Project shall be “Public Utilities (PU)” or “Unclassified.” Bids shall be based upon the lump sum and unit price basis, as indicated on the Bid Form. All bidders must follow the Guidelines for Recruitment and Selection of Minority Business for Participation in Construction Contracts as Revised the 1st day of November, 2002. All bidders must include with their bids an Affidavit (1) attesting to the Contractor’s compliance with E-Verify (or if the Contractor employs less than 25 employees in this state, attesting to that fact), and (2) attesting to the Contractor’s subcontractors’ compliance with E-Verify (or, if any subcontractors employ less than 25 employees in this state, attesting to that fact). Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY -- Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MBE/WBE’s) are invited and encouraged to bid. Richmond County does not discriminate against any person/business because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Municipal Engineering Services Company, P. A., Post Office Box 97, Garner, NC 27529; Contact Person: Michael L. McAllister, M-ASCE phone 919-772-5393; Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below. Bidding Documents also may be examined at Town of Kenly, 207 West Second Street, Kenly, NC; however, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Town Hall is open by appointment only, online at Construct Connect, and McGraw Hill Dodge. All questions regarding this Project shall be addressed to the Engineer in writing. Prospective Bidders shall not contact the Owner directly. Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of $50.00 for an electronic version only, and $100.00 for an electronic and printed version, which is non-refundable. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to Municipal Engineering Services Company, P.A. Upon request and receipt of the document payment indicated above, the Issuing Office will transmit the Bidding Documents via electronic means and/or via land shipment as appropriate. Additional charges for expedited shipping will depend on the shipping method selected by the prospective Bidder. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. BID SECURITY Each Proposal must be accompanied by a certified or cashier’s check payable to the Town of Kenly, North Carolina, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the Bidder and corporate surety licensed under the laws of the State of North Carolina to execute such bond in an amount not less than 5% of the bid as a guarantee that the Bidder will within ten (10) days after the date of the Bidder’s receipt of the NOTICE OF AWARD of a contract, execute an agreement and file same as required by the Contract Documents if his/her Proposal is accepted. If a Bidder fails to execute and file an agreement, the amount of his security shall be forfeited. No Bidder may withdraw his/her bid within 120-days after opening thereof. AWARD OF CONTRACT The Owner will award a contract to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder in accordance with the General Statutes of North Carolina, Article 8, Chapter 143-129. The Owner reserves the right to reject all Proposals of Bidders. The Owner further reserves the right to reject the Proposal of any Bidder submitting a proposal that is not responsive to the bid document or the Proposal of and Bidder, which is found not responsible for carrying out the scope and intent of the bid document. The Owner reserves the right to reject any Proposal for failure to comply with all requirements of this notice or the Contract Document; however, the Owner may waive any minor defects or informalities at their discretion. The Owner further reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals or to award the contract that is in their best interest. This is funded through the United States Department of Agriculture-Rural Development Program, and there must comply with the following: Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 (Division A – Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017) and subsequent statutes mandating domestic preference applies an American Iron and Steel requirement to this Project. All listed iron and steel products used in the Project must be produced in the United States. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials. The de minimus and minor components waiver (none included) apply to this Project. This 16th day of June 2020. Bonnie Williamson, Mayor Town of Kenly

Posted 12/31/1969