INVITATION TO BID TOWN OF WINDERMERE
ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA
BID # 2015-01
SECOND AVENUE/PINE STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS
Sealed bids, in duplicate, will be accepted at the office of the Town Clerk, in the Town Hall, Town of Windermere, Orange County, Florida, not later than Friday, April 24, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. (local time). Sealed bids must be hand delivered, and dated and time stamped at the office of the Town Clerk. Immediately thereafter, bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at Town Hall.
Any bids received after the above noted time will not be accepted under any circumstances. Any uncertainty regarding the time a bid is received will be resolved against the Bidder. Bids submitted after this designated time will be returned unopened.
Description of Work:
All work for the Project shall be constructed in accordance with the Drawings and Specifications prepared by Michael Galura Engineering Consultants, LLC, Orlando, Florida, and the proposed contract will be awarded and constructed, if award is made, under these Contract Documents. Bids shall be submitted for furnishing, delivering, and installing all materials, equipment, incidentals and services, including labor, for the Work, which generally includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the following:
The project includes the construction of curb and gutters and drainage improvements along Second Avenue; and the construction of a retention area within Palmer Park, within the Town of Windermere. The Project is solicited to be bid with a Base Bid; Base Bid plus an Additive Alternate. Project also includes the construction new gutter inlets and storm sewer pipes to be connected to the existing drainage infrastructure, the milling and resurfacing of Second Avenue, as shown on the construction plans and described in the construction specifications and applicable FDOT indices.
Program for Utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE):
The Contractor shall be encouraged to comply with the State of Florida Equal Opportunity Office goals and objectives as follows:
Florida Fair Share Goals
9% MBE and 3% WBE
All Other Categories
Pre-Bid Conference: Will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (local time) at the Town
Hall, Town of Windermere, Orange County, Florida, 520 Main Street, Windermere, Florida, 34786.
Questions and clarifications shall be submitted in accordance with the Bidding Documents. Contact Michael Galura, P.E., Michael Galura Engineering Consultants, LLC, 3222 Corrine Drive, Suite H, Orlando, FL. 32803, (407) 493-9983, email@example.com.
Prospective bidders may secure a copy of the complete bid package (Project Manual and Drawings), from the Town’s website at http://www.town.windermere.fl.us or from Demand Star at http://demandstar.com. When downloading from the Town’s website, please advise the Town as to who and when the plans and specifications were downloaded so the plan holder’s list can be updated.
Bids shall be prepared from complete full size contract documents. Addenda will be sent via e-mail to all holders of complete contract documents or can be downloaded from the Town’s website or Demand Star. Addendums will be issued up to seventy-two (72) hours before bid time. No addenda will be issued within
72-hours of the Bid date.
Bid Bond: A certified check or bid bond shall accompany each bid. The certified check or bid bond shall be for an amount not less than five percent (5 percent) of the bid price and shall be made payable to the Town of Windermere as a guarantee that the Bidder will not withdraw for a period of sixty (60) days after bid closing time.
Bid Submittal: Each bidder shall submit only one (1) bid for the Work. Each bidder shall submit an original and one (1) copy of its bid. The award will be made in accordance with the requirements of applicable state and federal laws and regulations and pursuant to the provisions of the Bid Documents and/or any applicable Town of Windermere purchasing rules and procedures. Each Bidder shall submit the Bid Form provided in the Project Manual in a sealed envelope with the words "BID FOR BID #2015-
01, SECOND AVENUE/PINE STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, TOWN OF WINDERMERE, WINDERMERE, FLORIDA” and the Bidder's name, address and Florida Contractor's License Number clearly shown on the outside thereof. Each Bidder must acknowledge receipt of all addenda in the prescribed Bid Form. An authorized representative of the Bidder must sign the Bid Form. Failure to comply with these conditions or the conditions contained in the Instructions to Bidders may be cause for bid disqualification. Mailed bids shall be sent to the attention of Town Clerk, Dorothy Burkhalter, Town of Windermere, 614 Main Street, Windermere, FL 34786 and shall be received before the deadline for the bid opening.
Award of Contract to Lowest Qualified, Responsive, and Responsible Bidder: The Town intends to award the Contract to the Bidder which, in the sole discretion of the Town, is the lowest qualified, responsive and responsible Bidder. The Town of Windermere may waive technicalities or irregularities, reject any or all bids. The Town will advertise the project at a minimum of three (3) weeks and will make plans and specifications available to bidders during that time.
TOWN OF WINDERMERE, FLORIDA
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