ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Wedowee at Wedowee Town Hall located at 24 Main Street, Wedowee, Alabama 36278, until Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at 1:30 P.M. CST, and then publicly opened and read aloud for furnishing all materials as described below: Wedowee Sewer System Improvements (Material Only): The contract consists of supplying materials for the sewer lagoon improvements project.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held virtually on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at 1:00 P.M. CST. Instructions for attending the online pre-bid are included in the contract specifications.
Wedowee obtained assistance through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF/ARPA-BIL) and a grant through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to make improvements to the sewer system. Compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations is required.
Bid documents may be purchased ONLY from Alabama Graphics online plan room at www.algraphicsplanroom.com or by calling (205) 252-8505. The project engineering firm is The Kelley Group, LLC (256) 248-7030. Suppliers who bid must purchase, at minimum, the half-size plans and specifications. Documents are available at reproduction cost with no refunds available. No plans and specifications will be issued later than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the time indicated above for receiving bids.
All bids must be on bid forms provided in the Specifications and submitted in its entirety. A cashier’s check drawn on an Alabama bank or a Bidder’s Bond, payable to the Town of Wedowee, for an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount bid, but in no event more than ten thousand dollars, shall be filed with the bid. The bidders’ bond shall be prepared on the form specified and signed by a bonding company authorized to do business in the State of Alabama.
A Material Payment Bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract cost in the form and terms approved by the Town of Wedowee will be required at the signing of the contract. In addition, the Supplier must furnish to the Town of Wedowee at the time of the signing of the contract a certificate of insurance coverage as provided in the specifications.
Bids shall be clearly identified on the exterior of the package with the bidder’s name, address, the name of the project being bid, and time and place of the bid opening. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of thirty (60) days. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technical errors if the best interest of the Owner will thereby be promoted, and to waive informalities and to furnish any item of material or work to change the amount of said Contract. All bids received after the date and time of the bid opening noted above will be returned unopened. Compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations is required.