Sealed bids for the construction of the New Fire Training Facility shall be received at the Opelika City Hall Conference Room, 204 South Seventh Street, Opelika, Alabama, until 2:00 p.m., local time on Monday, February 17, 2020, and then publicly
opened and read aloud. Only bids from competent general contractors will be considered. The successful bidder must be a properly licensed general contractor. The attention of all bidders is called to the provisions of State law governing “General Contractors” as set forth in the Ala. Code §34-8-1, et. seq. (1975) and rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. Bidders must be licensed by the Licensing Board for General Contractors when bids are submitted.
All bidders must submit with their proposal, contractor’s license number and a copy of the license. State law Ala. Code §34-8-8(b) requires all bids to be rejected which do not contain the contractor’s current license number. Evidence of this license shall be documented on the outside of the sealed bid. All bidders shall possess all other licenses and/or permits required by
applicable law, rule or regulation for the performance of the work.
A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 22, 2020 prospective bidders. The pre-bid conference will be located inside the City of Opelika
Planning Commission Chambers, 700 Fox Trail, Opelika, Alabama.
Bid documents may be obtained from the Office of the City Public Works Director located at 700
Fox Trail, Opelika, Alabama at no charge.
The bidder’s proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished to him by the City of Opelika. All information in the proposal must be completed by the bidder for the proposal to be accepted.
A Bid Bond in the amount of five (5) percent of the bid amount made payable to the City of Opelika must accompany each bid. Performance and Payment Bonds for the full contract sum will be required of the successful bidder. The right is reserved by the Owner to reject all Bids
and to waive irregularities.
Envelopes containing bids must be sealed, marked, addressed as follows, and delivered to: Lillie
Finley, Purchasing-Revenue Manager, City of Opelika, 204 South 7th Street, P.O. Box 390,
Opelika, Alabama, 36803-0390. Attn: New Fire Training Facility
POST OFFICE BOX 390 (36803-0390)
PH: (334) 705-5120
Legal Run 01/08/20, 01/15/20, 01/22/20, 01/29/20