ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice to Bidders: Qualified bidders may submit bids for project as described in this Document. Submit bids according to the Instructions to Bidders.
Regulatory Requirements: The bidder’s attention is called to the fact that this contract is subject to the equal opportunity requirements of Executive Order 11246, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. The contract is also subject to the requirements of the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act, Chapter 21, Article 11 of the Code of West Virginia. Contractor must be licensed in accordance with the Act at the time of the bid.
The contract is also subject to the requirements of the West Virginia Jobs Act as amended October 17, 2017.
The Contractor must use his best efforts to carry out the City of Wheeling’s Minority Business Enterprise Policy. Specifically, the Contractor must utilize to the greatest extent feasible, minority business concerns that are located in Ohio County, adjacent counties, or within the general trade area.
These requirements shall govern submittal, opening, and award of bids.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.
Project Identification: Project No. 20-108A – City of Wheeling, Renovations at the Valley Professional Center for the Wheeling Police Department.
Project Location: 2115 Chapline Street, Wheeling, West Virginia.
Owner: City of Wheeling, 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, West Virginia.
Owner’s Representative: Mr. Robert Herron, City Manager.
Architect: M&G Architects & Engineers.
Project Description: Project consists of the addition and renovations to the existing Valley Professional Center Building as required to expand the building to house the Wheeling Police Department Headquarters. Work related to this project is illustrated within these contract documents. Work under this contract includes but is not limited to all:
Site Work/Site Utilities
MEP, Fire Suppression
All related appurtenances required to provide a fully functional building system.
Construction Contract: Bids will be received for the following Work:
General Contract (all trades).
BID SUBMITTAL AND OPENING
Owner will receive sealed lump sum bids until the bid time and date at the location given below. Owner will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders issued by Owner, and delivered as follows:
Bid Date: June 22, 2021.
Bid Time: 2:00 p.m., local time.
City Manager Conference Room,
City County Building,
1500 Chapline St.,
Wheeling, WV 26003
Bids will be thereafter publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid security shall be submitted with each bid in the amount of 5 percent of the bid amount. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after opening of bids. Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities and irregularities.
MANDATORY PREBID MEETING
Mandatory Prebid Meeting: A Mandatory Prebid meeting for all bidders will be held at 2115 Chapline St., Wheeling, WV 26003 on June 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., local time. Prospective prime bidders are required to attend.
Bidders’ Questions: Architect will provide responses at Prebid conference to bidders’ questions received up to three business days prior to conference.
Printed or Electronic Procurement and Contracting Documents: Obtain after May 25, 2021, by contacting M&G Architects & Engineers. Documents will be provided to prime bidders only; only complete sets of documents will be issued.
Deposit: $100.00 made payable to the Architect.
Shipping: Additional shipping charges will apply.
Viewing Procurement and Contracting Documents: Examine after May 25, 2021, at the locations below:
M&G Architects &
1027 Mount de Chantal Road,
Wheeling, WV 26003; phone (304) 242-8248;
fax (304) 242-8249;
Ohio Valley Construction Employers Council,
21 Armory Drive,
Wheeling, WV 26003; phone (304) 242-0520;
fax (304) 242-7261;
Parkersburg-Marietta Contractor’s Association, 2905 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, WV 26104-2518;
phone (304) 485-6485;
fax (304) 428-7622;
1813 North Franklin Street,
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-2221;
phone (412) 922-4200;
fax (412) 928-9406;
Construction Employers Association of North Central West Virginia,
2794 White Hall Boulevard,
White Hall, WV 26554; phone (304) 367-1290;
fax (304) 367-0126;
TIME OF COMPLETION AND LIQUIDATED DAMAGES
The successful bidder shall begin the Work on receipt of a Notice to Proceed and shall achieve Substantial Completion of the Work within a Contract Time of 365 calendar days.
The Owner will suffer financial loss if the work is not substantially complete within this time period and therefore if this time period is exceeded, the Contractor and the Contractor’s Surety shall be liable for and shall pay the Owner liquidated damages, not as a penalty, in the sum of $500.00 per day until Substantial Completion is achieved.
Allowances may be made for delays due to shortages of materials or other resources, subject to proof by documentation and also for delays beyond the control of the Contractor.
Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades and be able to obtain insurance and bonds required for the Work. A Performance Bond, separate Labor and Material Payment Bond, and Insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder.
This Advertisement for Bids document is issued by City of Wheeling.
INT May 21, 28, 2021
NR May 21, 28, 2021