NOTICE TO BIDDERS

 

OWNER

 

The Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility Commission hereby gives notice that sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Utility at 170 W. Drexel Avenue, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, 53154.

 

PROJECT

 

The work, officially known as Project No. 03100, water main relay located in S. 10th Street, consists of constructing the following approximate quantities:

 

ITEM DESCRIPTION

quantity

12 Water Main

1,750 LF

8, 6 & 4 Water Main

240 LF

12 Gate Valve

6 EA

8, 6 & 4 Gate Valve

11 EA

Hydrant

5 EA

1 2 Lateral Connection

75 LF

Concrete Pavement Restoration

40 SY

 

TIME

 

Proposals must be received by the office of the Utility, 170 W. Drexel Avenue, no later than 10:00 a.m., September 5th, 2003, at which time and place the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.

 

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

Plans, specifications, and bidding documents MAY ONLY be obtained at the office of R. A. Smith & Associates, Inc., 16745 West Bluemound Road, Suite 200, Brookfield, WI 53005. A non-refundable fee of $50.00 will be required for each set of Bidding Documents payable to R. A. Smith & Associates, Inc. Mail requests for Bidding Documents shall require an additional amount of $5.00 to cover the costs of postage and handling. Monies for the bidding documents and postage and handling are not refundable.

 

STATUTORY PROVISIONS

The Contract letting shall be subject to the provisions of Section 62.15, 66.29, 66.293, 144.06 and 779.16 Wisconsin Statutes. The minimum wage scale to be paid on this project shall be in accordance with the prevailing minimum wage as determined by federal or state law, whichever applies, and such wage is incorporated by reference, as it may be amended from time to time. If the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development or State of Wisconsin, Department of Workforce Development has issued a wage rate determination, then it shall apply.

BID GUARANTEE

A certified check or bank draft payable to the Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility, or a satisfactory bid bond, in an amount not less than 5% of the bid shall accompany each bid as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, the bidder will execute and file the proposed contract and bond within 10 days after the award of the contract. In case the bidder fails to file such contract and bond within the time set by the Utility, the check or bid bond shall be forfeited to the Utility as liquidated damages pursuant to SS.62.15 (3).

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the ground of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.

 

BID REJECTION

The Utility Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive any informalities in bidding, or to accept the bid or bids, which best serves the interest of the Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility.

 

BID WITHDRAWAL

No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of 30 days after the scheduled opening of the bids without the consent of the Utility Commission.

 

BIDDING DOCUMENTS AVAILABILITY

Plans, specifications and bidding documents shall be available at R. A. Smith & Associates, 16745 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI on August 21st, 2003.

 

Published by the authority of the Utility Commission this 14th day of May 2003.