Monongalia

NOTICE

010059865 March 27, April 3

ADVERTISEMENT TO BID
SUNSHINE ESTATES SANITARY SEWER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

THE MORGANTOWN UTILITY BOARD
CITY OF MORGANTOWN
MONONGALIA COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

The Morgantown Utility Board will receive sealed Bids for the Sunshine Estates Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project until 3:00 PM, April 28, 2015 at the Morgantown Utility Board Office, 278 Greenbag Road, P.O. Box 852, Morgantown, West Virginia 26507, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The work includes construction of 2,831 linear feet of 8-inch gravity sewer main, 18 manholes, a sewage pumping station, 5,820 linear feet of 4-inch force main, and various improvements to the existing collection system within the Sunshine Estates subdivision.

Bids are to be submitted in accordance with Article 13 of the "Instructions to Bidders." The two-envelope system will be used for the Bid opening procedures. All Bids submitted via U.S. Postal service must be addressed to Morgantown Utility Board, P.O. Box 852, Morgantown, West Virginia 26507-0852. All Bids hand-delivered or submitted via commercial carrier (such as UPS or Federal Express) must be addressed to Morgantown Utility Board, 278 Greenbag Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26501.

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office which is the Morgantown Utility Board, 278 Greenbag Road, Morgantown, West Virginia 26507-0852, (304) 292-8443. A nonrefundable fee of $100.00 will be required for Bidding Documents including full-sized drawings. Overnight mailing of Bidding Documents will not be provided.

Bidding Documents may be examined at the following locations:

Morgantown Utility Board www.dodge.construction.com/plans
278 Greenbag Road
Morgantown, WV 26507-0852

Contractor’s Association of West Virginia
2114 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25311

No Bid will be received unless accompanied by a Bid Bond equal to at least five percent of the Bid, payable to the Owner as a guarantee that after a Bid is accepted, Bidder will execute and file the Agreement, Insurance Certificate, and 100{4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c} Performance and Payment Bonds within fifteen days after the Notice of Award. Bids will be accepted from only those Bidders who obtain Documents from the Owner.

Bidders who submit a Bid must be a Plan Holder of Record at the Issuing Office. Bids from Bidders who are not on the Plan Holders List may be returned as not being responsive. Plan Holders are requested to provide an e-mail address if they wish to receive Addenda and other information electronically. Plan Holders are requested to designate whether they are a prime contractor, subcontractor, or supplier if they want this information posted on the Project Holders list.

Bidders shall note that this contract will include the following critical requirements: Specific Labor Standard Provisions, Davis Bacon wages and provisions are in effect for this Contract, WV State wages are also included, and the higher of the two will govern.

NONDISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in the specifications.

SUSPENSION AND DEBARMENT

Recipient shall not entertain the use of businesses that are listed on the "System for Award Management (SAM)" at www.sam.gov in accordance with 2 CFR Part 1532 and Subpart B and C of 2 CFR Part 180.

Bidders must comply with the requirements for Affirmative Action and Minority Business Enterprises participation, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, the Copeland Act, the Contract Work Hours and Safety Act, and the West Virginia Division of Labor Wages for Construction of Public Improvements pursuant to West Virginia Code 21-5A-3.

All Bidders are required to have a West Virginia Contractor’s License per Section 21-11-11 of the West Virginia Code. The prospective Bidder’s license number must be included in the first envelope as per the Bid opening checklist. All subcontractors shall furnish their WV Contractor’s license number to the prime contractor prior to award of the contract.

A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM on April 13, 2015 at the Morgantown Utility Board offices at 278 Greenbag Road, Morgantown, WV. Representatives of Owner will be present to discuss the project. Bidders are required to attend and participate in the conference. Owner will transmit to all prospective Bidders of record such Addenda as Owner considers necessary in response to questions arising at the conference. Oral statements may not be relied upon and will not be binding or legally effective. Bids will be accepted only from those Bidders who have attended the pre-bid conference.

The Morgantown Utility Board is exempt from West Virginia Sales Tax and, by legislative action, can now extend this tax exemption to Contractors supplying goods on their behalf. The Contractor shall coordinate with the Morgantown Utility Board the filing of any and all applications to the State of West Virginia, exempting the purchase of the specified goods from West Virginia Sales tax and hereby agrees to include the savings from such sales tax exemption in its total Bid.

The Morgantown Utility Board reserves the right to reject any Bid as per the provisions of WV State Code Section 5-22-2. All Bids shall remain subject to acceptance for 90 days after the time set for opening Bids.

Published by the authority of the Morgantown Utility Board
Morgantown, West Virginia

By: Timothy L. Ball
General Manager

Dated at Morgantown, West Virginia
March 27, 2015
April 3, 2015