Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Mercer Island City Hall - Council Chambers
9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island
DESCRPTION OF WORK
Work to be performed under this contract includes furnishing all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for the construction of the following improvements: Enhance and stabilize incised culvert outfalls and headcuts at two site locations (schedules A and B) with streambed materials, logs and native vegetation.
ON-MANDATORY PRE-BID SITE VISIT WITH CITY REPRESENTATIVE
An on-site pre-bid conference will begin at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 21 2019 at 4700 block 91st Ave. SE, Mercer Island (Schedule B). Safety vest are required for the site visit. Boots are recommended as some light hiking on vegetated slope is expected. Do not enter project site of Schedule A from the resident’s driveway side without prior permission as that project site is privately owned. Violation of this condition by any firm or its representatives will result in disqualification. The City reserves the right to cancel this meeting at any time.
A single contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder submitting the lowest responsive bid for the schedule(s) selected by the City after bid opening and prior to award. Each bidder, by submission of the proposal, acknowledges and understands the rights reserved by the Owner in awarding the contract and the Owner’s right to modify the size of the project.
Bids are to be submitted only on the forms provided in the Specifications. All bidding and all construction shall be carried out in compliance with the Plans and Specifications for this project.
Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier’s check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the same time stated in the Specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Mercer Island.
The City expressly reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive minor informalities and irregularities in the bidding process. Bids shall remain open for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of Bid opening and no bidder may withdraw their bid during this period.
Free-of-charge access to project bid documents (plans, specifications, addenda, and Bidders List) is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors, on 5/13/19 by going to www.bxwa.com and clicking on "Posted Projects", "Public Works", and "City of Mercer Island". This online plan room provides Bidders with fully usable online documents with the ability to: download, view, print, order full/partial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources, and a free online digitizer/take-off tool. It is recommended that Bidders “Register” in order to receive automatic e-mail notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the “Self-Registered Bidders List". Bidders that do not register will not be automatically notified of addenda and will need to periodically check the on-line plan room for addenda issued on this project. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require assistance with access or registration.
Bidder questions are to be directed to Fred Gu, CIP Project Manager, by email at email@example.com, by phone at 206-275-7803 or by fax at 206-275-7814.
As part of the City’s affirmative action effort, the City encourages the participation of certified disadvantaged businesses and women’s business enterprises to act as prime contractors as well as subcontractors on this project.
Deb Estrada, City Clerk
City of Mercer Island
Mercer Island Reporter – (5/15/19)
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce – (5/13/19; 5/17/19)