INVITATION TO BID
The City of Leander, hereafter called OWNER is requesting sealed written Bids for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, supervision and performing all Work required for the following project:
Name: Bledsoe Parking Lot
The Work consists of constructing a looped drive aisle and 45 parking spaces near Bledsoe Park with associated grading, concrete and landscaping improvements.
Bid Documents for this project may be obtained at City of Leander, City Hall, 200 W. Willis, Leander, Texas 78641 beginning Thursday, November 17, 2016, for a non-refundable charge of $50.00 per each project set.
A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference for this project will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 1, 2016 on site at 481 S. Bagdad Road, Leander, Texas 78641.
Sealed Bids addressed to the City of Leander and marked “Bledsoe Parking Lot” will be received until 2:00 P.M. Central Standard Time on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the office below:
City of Leander
Attn: Michael O’Neal
200 W. Willis
Leander, Texas 78641
Proposals will be opened publicly and bid prices read aloud by the OWNER’s representative. Bids received after the specified time may be returned unopened. The OWNER’s representative opening the Bids shall establish the official cut-off time for receiving the Bids.
The prices and terms of the bid must be made on the forms included in this Specification.
Bids must be accompanied by a bid bond with Power of Attorney attached or cashiers check of five percent (5%) of the total amount bid (sum of all bid items) made payable to the City of Leander, as provided in Section 00200, Instructions to Bidders.
Performance and payment bonds, when required, shall be executed on forms furnished by OWNER. Each bond shall be issued in an amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price by a solvent surety company authorized to do business in the State of Texas, and shall meet any other requirements established by law or by OWNER pursuant to applicable law. Minimum insurance requirements are specified in Section 00700, General Conditions, and Section 00800, Supplementary General Conditions.
A bidder who believes the Contract Documents to contain an error or unclarity may make an inquiry to the Engineer, Mike O’Neal, P.E., of City of Leander at (512) 528-2764. An addendum will be issued if OWNER’s staff deems that the Contract Documents require correction or clarification.
The OWNER may, on its own initiative, issue Addenda before the Bid opening and, if necessary, delay the Bid opening to ensure that bidders have had sufficient time to consider the Addenda. A Bid which, in the opinion of OWNER’s staff, deviates significantly from the Contract Documents, and which has not been clarified through a written Addendum prior to Bid submittal deadline, shall be considered an exception to the Contract Documents and grounds for the Bid to be rejected.
Bidders should read and understand all terms and conditions contained in these Contract Documents. Contract Time is of the essence and all Work shall be substantially completed within ninety (90) Calendar Days and finally completed within one hundred twenty (120) Calendar Days after the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages are two hundred fifty ($250.00) Dollars per Calendar Day.
OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive any informalities and irregularities in Bids received.