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NOTICE TO
CONTRACTORS
FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. TAPAA-TA15(924)
CITY OF OPELIKA
LEE COUNTY, ALABAMA
SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF OPELIKA AT 204 SOUTH 7TH STREET, OPELIKA, ALABAMA, UNTIL 2:00 PM, DECEMBER 2, 2016, AND AT THAT TIME PUBLICLY OPENED IN THE 1ST FLOOR CITY HALL CONFERENCE ROOM FOR CONSTRUCTING THE FOLLOWING:
DESTINATION DOWNTOWN – SHARED USE PATH
THE BASE BID SHALL BE COMPLETED WITHIN FORTY-FIVE (45) CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS AND ALTERNATE, IF SELECTED, WITHIN FIFTEEN (15) ADDITIONAL CALENDAR DAYS FROM AND AFTER THE DATE STATED IN THE THE NOTICE TO PROCEED.
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION, BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON COMPLETE ORIGINAL PROPOSALS MADE AVAILABLE BY THE OWNER.  DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS MAY BE EXAMINED AT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ENGINEER LOCATED AT 700 FOX TRAIL, OPELIKA, ALABAMA. PHONE NUMBER: 334-705-5450. BID DOCUMENTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE OFFICE OF THE CITY ENGINEER AT NO CHARGE AS AN ELECTRONIC FILE IF THE BIDDER SUPPLIES A STORAGE DRIVE OR AS AN EMAIL ATTACHMENT  OR ELECTRONIC DROP BOX.  NO BID DOCUMENTS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED LATER THAN 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED OPENING OF BIDS.
A CASHIER’S CHECK (DRAWN ON AN ALABAMA BANK) OR BID BOND FOR 5{44c616e11cf70d617c8dd92fb0bc15f41001df771f775c6b004238009c89a3f0} OF THE AMOUNT BID (MAXIMUM OF $50,000.00) AND MADE PAYABLE TO THE CITY OF OPELIKA, MUST ACCOMPANY EACH BID AS EVIDENCE OF GOOD FAITH.
IT IS NOT REQUIRED THAT A CONTRACTOR BE LICENSED IN ORDER TO SUBMIT A BID; HOWEVER, PRIOR TO AWARD OF A CONTRACT, PROPER PROOF OF ALL APPLICABLE LICENSURES MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE CONTRACTOR.  PROOF OF INSURANCE COVERAGES OF THE TYPES AND AMOUNTS AS SET FORTH IN THE PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS WILL BE REQUIRED OF THE CONTRACTOR, AND ANY AND ALL SUBCONTRACTORS, PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK.  THE CONTRACTOR WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM WORK AMOUNTING TO AT LEAST 30{44c616e11cf70d617c8dd92fb0bc15f41001df771f775c6b004238009c89a3f0} OF THE TOTAL CONTRACT COST WITH HIS OWN ORGANIZATION.
CONTRACTOR PREQUALIFICATION IS NOT REQUIRED TO BID ON THIS PROJECT.  HOWEVER, THE AWARD OF THE CONTRACT WILL NOT BE MADE TO ANY BIDDER WHO, AT THE TIME OF THE AWARD, IS CONSIDERED BY THE ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (ALDOT) TO BE DISQUALIFIED FROM BIDDING, NOR TO ANY BIDDER WHO IS AN AFFILIATE OF OR HAS A CORPORATE OFFICER, DIRECTOR, OR PRINCIPAL OWNER WHO IS A CORPORATE OFFICER, DIRECTOR, OR OWNER OF, ANOTHER PERSON WHO IS PRESENTLY DISQUALIFIED BY ALDOT.  FURTHER DETAILS AND DEFINITIONS REGARDING THIS PROVISION ARE INCLUDED IN SECTION 102 OF SPECIAL PROVISION 08-LPA2.
THIS IS A FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECT THROUGH ALDOT.  THE PROPOSED WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR CARRYING OUT THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ACT AND OTHER ACTS AMENDATORY, SUPPLEMENTARY, OR RELATIVE THERETO.  THIS PROJECT IS SUBJECT TO THE CONTRACT WORK HOURS AND SAFETY STANDARDS ACT AND ITS IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS.  MBE/DBE PARTICIPATION IS ENCOURAGED; HOWEVER, NO SPECIFIC MBE/DBE GOALS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROJECT.
MINIMUM WAGE RATES FOR THIS PROJECT HAVE BEEN PRE-DETERMINED BY THE SECRETARY OF LABOR AND ARE SET FORTH IN THE ADVERTISED SPECIFICATIONS.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, 78 STAT. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 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, ALL BIDDERS ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT IT WILL BE AFFIRMATIVELY ENSURED 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, RELIGION, SEX, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN IN CONSIDERATION FOR AN AWARD.
THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS IS RESERVED.
LILLIE FINLEY – PURCHASING REVENUE MANAGER
CITY OF OPELIKA
204 SOUTH 7TH STREET, 36801
PO BOX 390 (36803-0390)
HONORABLE MAYOR GARY FULLER
CITY OF OPELIKA
Legal run 11/9/16

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