INVITATION TO BID
The CITY OF MARIETTA, will receive sealed bids for the construction of:
Whitlock Drive Sidewalks Phase 1
Bids will be received by the Purchasing Division, City Hall, 1st Floor, 205 Lawrence St, Marietta, GA 30060 until: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:00AM at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the designated time will not be considered.
The work to be done consists of furnishing all materials, labor, tools, skills, equipment, and incidentals for the construction of the aforementioned project. The approximate principal items for construction are:
An Optional pre-bid conference will be held for this project on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the City of Marietta Transportation Department located at 268 Lawrence St, Marietta, GA 30060. Please drive to the rear of the facility and ring the doorbell at the rear door.
Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a cashier’s check or certified check on a duly organized bank made payable to the City of Marietta or a bid bond executed by the bidder and surety company authorized to transact business in the State of Georgia, in the sum of not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the base bid. Said check or bond will be returned to unsuccessful bidders as soon as the Contract between the Owner and the successful bidder has been executed by the Owner.
All bids must be made out on the bid form furnished in the contract documents, in accordance with the instructions in the Information for Bidders. No interlineations, additions or deletions shall be made in the bid form by the bidder.
No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids for a period of ninety (90) days. Only a bid or proposal submitted by a bidder on record with the City of Marietta engineering as having received specifications will be opened. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive formalities and re-advertise; and to reduce or add to the contract from time to time. The City shall pay the contractor for performance of the work after completion and acceptance of the work by the City.
Prior to Bid Opening, all Bidders are required to visit the Project site and become familiar with the existing conditions and understand the implications of the proposed improvements.
The City of Marietta in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d—42 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, part 21, Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Title 32, Highways, Bridges and Ferries. Chapter 2 State, County, and municipal road system. Article 4. Municipal street systems. Part 2. Exercise by municipalities of power to contract generally.