Sealed bids for the Water System Improvements Project, Town of Mill Creek, West Virginia project will be received by the Town of Mill Creek Municipal Water Department, PO Box 128, 135 High Street (Woody Simmons Road), Mill Creek, West Virginia 26280, until 2:00 L.P.T., on August 19, 2015 for furnishing labor and materials and performing all work set forth in the Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Bid and Bid Schedule (Form of Proposal and Unit Price Bid Form), Agreement, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Specification Special Conditions, Technical Specifications and Plans (Drawings) prepared by Potesta & Associates, Inc. Immediately following the scheduled closing time for the reception of bids, all proposals which have been submitted in accordance with the conditions of this project will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The Work to be bid upon is generally described as follows:

¯ Approximately 38,500 linear feet of 8-inch, 6-inch and 2-inch ductile iron, PVC and HDPE water line.
¯ Approximately 400 service settings, new meters (? inch to 6 inches), reconnections and associated appurtenances.
¯ Twenty-eight (28) fire hydrant assemblies.
¯ Installation of a new water storage tank.
¯ Demolition of existing water tank.
¯ Repair of the existing sedimentation tank at the water treatment plant (WTP).
¯ Installation of a second high service pump at the WTP and
provision of a spare pump, and associated electrical improvements.
¯ Installation of a new telemetry system.
¯ Other water line components.
¯ Construction time limit for Contract is 240 consecutive calendar days.

Drawings, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined at the following places:

Potesta & Associates, Inc. Town of Mill Creek
7012 MacCorkle Avenue, SE Municipal Water Department
Charleston, West Virginia 25304 PO Box 128
135 High Street
(Woody Simmons Road)
Mill Creek, West Virginia 26280

Contract documents may be obtained at Potesta & Associates, Inc., 7012 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304, telephone number (304) 342-1400, facsimile number (304) 343-9031, upon payment of $150 for each set of documents. All checks shall be made payable to Potesta & Associates, Inc.

Information for Bidders and Form of Proposal will be furnished upon request.

Bids shall be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond payable to the Town of Mill Creek in an amount not less than five percent (5{4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}) of the base bid.

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the Russell Memorial Library, 10038 Seneca Trail, Mill Creek, West Virginia 26280, on July 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM.

Bids received after the scheduled closing time for the reception of bids will be returned unopened to the bidders.

The Town of Mill Creek Municipal Water Department reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids.

Bidders are advised that the contract awarded under this bid is to be funded in whole or in part by the West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council. Bidders must comply with all applicable laws and regulations for construction projects receiving state aid including, but not limited to, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order Nos. 11246 and 11375, which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Anti-Kickback Act, Section 3 Segregated Facilities, Section 109 and the Contract Work Hours Standard Act.

Bidders must certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin. Federal law prohibits discrimination on the ground of race, color, national origin, religion, age, handicap and sex in this project. Minority firms are particularly encouraged to participate.

Bidders are required to have a West Virginia Contractor’s license per Section 21-11-11 of the West Virginia code.

Town of Mill Creek Municipal Water Department
BY: The Honorable Bill Brock, Mayor
The Town of Mill Creek
P.O. Box 125
135 High Street (Woody Simmons Road)
Mill Creek, West Virginia 26280
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