Invitation to Bid: SB-11-14-091510-1
Sealed bids will be received by Henry County Board of Commissioners, Purchasing Department, 140 Henry Parkway, Room 209, McDonough, Georgia 30253 until 3:00 PM local time on Wednesday September 15, 2010. Late bids will not be considered nor returned.
The work to be bid consists of furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment, and services required to construct the Henry County Fire Station No. 9 in Stockbridge, Henry County, Georgia; Construction includes all grading, paving, drainage, etc. for turn-key project completion. This is new construction of a one-story, 3 bay fire station, related site development and street improvements.
A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Tuesday August 24, 2010 at 10:00AM. Attendees will meet at the Henry County Community Room, 116 S. Zack Hinton Parkway, McDonough, Georgia. This meeting is not mandatory; however, attendance is strongly recommended as failure to attend will not relieve the vendor of fulfilling all requirements and/or obligations of the proposal. Also, individual meetings with the County staff regarding the RFP may not be available. Each bidder shall examine and thoroughly familiarize himself with all existing conditions, including all laws, ordinances, rules and regulations that will affect the work prior to submitting a proposal.
Bids may be submitted by mail, common carrier, or delivered in person. Electronic (fax or e-mail) bids are not acceptable. All bids must be received by the Purchasing Department on or prior to the date and time specified. Bids will be opened at the County Administration Building by staff personnel. Bidders and their agents are invited to attend.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond in an amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid amount. The Bid Bond may be in the form of a surety issued bond or cashier’s check made payable to the Henry County Board of Commissioners. The Bid Bond shall be forfeited to Henry County, Georgia as liquidated damages if the bidder fails to execute the contract and provide Performance and Payment Bonds within fifteen (15) days after being notified that he has been awarded the Contract.
If awarded, the project will be paid solely with funds generated by the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) program.
Payment will be made on a monthly basis for work performed the previous month, less ten percent (10%) retained by the Owner. Invoices shall be paid within 30 days after approval of the Engineer/Project Manager.
The Bidding Documents, Proposal Form and Specifications are available and open to public inspection at the Purchasing Department, Henry County Administration Building, 140 Henry Parkway, Room 209, McDonough, Georgia. Information may be obtained from Henry County Purchasing Department; contact Glynn Purser, phone (770) 288-6027, fax (770) 288-6047, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Documents may be purchased for a non-refundable price of $100.00 per set. Please provide a shipper number (UPS or FedEx) if plans/specifications are to be shipped. Only a bid submitted by a bidder on record with Henry County as having received plans and specifications will be opened.
The work on this project shall be substantially completed within three hundred (300) calendar days after receipt of the written Notice to Proceed.
Bids may not be withdrawn for sixty (60) days after the time and date set for bid opening, except as allowed by OCGA. Henry County reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any technicalities.