Public Notice

General Notice
The Tomlinson Public Service District (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project: Water System Improvements
Contract Nos. 1, 2, and 3 Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Tomlinson PSD office located at
2830 Sixth Street,
New Cumberland,
West Virginia 26047
June 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm local time. At that time, the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project includes the following Work:
Contract No. 1
This project includes approximately 33,500 LF of 8″, 2,600 LF of 6″, and 1,900 LF of 2″ PVC water line, 21 new fire hydrants, 164 service reconnections, service line, remove and replace one (1) existing PRV, connections to existing system, gate valves, miscellaneous surface restoration, and all other necessary appurtenances for a complete and in-place installation.
Contract No. 2
This project includes approximately 16,500 LF of 10″, 3,600 LF of 8″, and 6,800 LF of 6″ PVC water line, 12 new fire hydrants, 50 service reconnections, 25 new service connections, service line, relocate one (1) existing master meter vault, connections to existing system, gate valves, miscellaneous surface restoration, and all other necessary appurtenances for a complete and in-place installation.
Contract No. 3
This project includes approximately 900 LF of 10″ and 350 LF of 8″ PVC water line, five (5) new fire hydrants on existing lines, six (6) new gate valves on existing lines, SCADA upgrades at three (3) existing tank sites, one (1) 250,000 gallon water storage tank, one (1) new packaged booster pumping station, two (2) renovations of existing booster pumping stations, one (1) trailer mounted emergency generator, gate valves, and all other necessary appurtenances for a complete and in-place installation.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after the time of the opening of bids.
Obtaining the Bidding Documents
The Bidding Documents may be examined at the following locations:
Ghosh Engineers, Inc.
4710 Chimney Drive, Suite A
2830 Sixth Street
Charleston, WV 25302

Tomlinson PSD
2830 Sixth Street
New Cumberland, WV 26047

Contractor’s Association of WV
2114 Kanawha Blvd., East
Charleston, WV 25311
Prospective Bidders may obtain the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office (the office of Ghosh Engineers, Inc.) on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 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.
Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office by paying a NON-REFUNDABLE payment of $200.00 for Contract No. 1; $200.00 for Contract No. 2; and $200.00 for Contract No. 3. For each Contract of Bidding Documents requested to be shipped by the Engineer, an additional charge of $25.00 per Contract set shall be added to the payment required.
Pre-bid Conference
A MANDATORY pre-bid conference for the Project will be held on June 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the
New Manchester Volunteer
Fire Department,
193 Main St.,
New Manchester WV 26056.
Bid Security
A certified check made out to the Owner, or a Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and Bidder’s surety company approved by the Owner, in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid, shall be submitted with each bid. No bid shall be waived or returned because the bidder failed to or cannot comply with any requirements as set forth in the Plans, Specifications, or any applicable statutes of the United States, the State of West Virginia, and/or local ordinance.
Bidding Method
The Bid package must be submitted in two (2) envelopes. The envelopes must contain the following:
Envelope No. 1
a.Bid Bond
b.Acknowledgement of Receipt of Addenda to Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents
Envelope No. 2
c.Bid Form
DBE Requirements
Each Bidder must fully comply with the requirements, terms, and conditions as set forth in the contract documents to achieve Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation during the performance of this contract. The bidder commits itself to the program for DBE participation and all other requirements, terms, and conditions of the bid conditions by submitting a properly signed bid.
The bidder agrees to make “good faith efforts” to sub-contract a portion of the total value of the contract to Disadvantaged businesses. This shall be done in compliance with the six (6) good faith efforts as outlined in 40 CFR 31.36(e). Failure to demonstrate good faith efforts may lead to rejection of bids. For the purpose of this program, the term “subcontractor” includes all construction, modification, and service work contracted for by the bidder in the execution of the work under this contract.
Nondiscrimination of 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.
Contractor’s License
All bidders are required to have a West Virginia Contractor’s License per Section 21-11-11 of the West Virginia Code.
Drug Free Workplace
West Virginia Code 21-1D-5 provides that any solicitation for a public improvement construction contract requires that each vendor that submits a bid for the work to submit at the same time an affidavit of compliance with the bid. The enclosed Drug Free Workplace affidavit must be signed and submitted in the first envelope as evidence of the vendor’s compliance with the provisions of Article 1D, Chapter 21 of the West Virginia Code. Failure to submit the signed Drug Free Workplace affidavit in the first envelope shall result in disqualification of such bid.
Suspension and Debarment
Recipients shall not entertain the use of businesses that are listed on the “Excluded Parties List” at www.epls.gov in accordance with 2 CFR Part 1532 and Sub-part B and C of CFR Part 180.
Notice of Federal Wage Rates
Contractors are required to comply with all federal wage rates issued in accordance with the Davis Bacon Act.
Time of Completion
The Time of Completion for Contract Nos. 1, 2, and 3 shall be 270 consecutive calendar days beginning with the Award of Contract and written Notice to Proceed.
Instructions to Bidders.
For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.
The Tomlinson PSD reserves the right to reject all bids.

This Advertisement is issued by:
Owner:Tomlinson Public Service District
By:Mr. John Yocina
Date:May 27, 2021
WDT May 27, June 3, 2021