CARVER COUNTY SOLICITS BIDS

Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 17, 2013, by the County Engineer, Carver County Public Works, 11360 Highway 212 West, Suite 1, Cologne, Minnesota, 55322-8016, for the construction of the Carver Park & Ride: Grading, Aggregate Base, Concrete Curb & Gutter, Bituminous Surfacing, Storm Sewer, Parking Lot, Park and Ride Facility, and Traffic Signal System on Carver CSAH 11 at the intersection of Ironwood Drive.

Major Items Include (approximate quantities listed):

PART I: 

     BUILDING, DESIGN A                                          STURCTURE              1
     COMMON EXCAVATION                                     CU YD                  9,500
     SUBGRADE EXCAVATION                                  CU YD                 12,000
     SELECT GRANULAR BORROW                           CU YD                 17,000
     AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5                               TON                     18,500
     BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT RECLAMATION        SQ YD                   9,501
     TYPE SP WEARING COURSE MIX                      TON                       5,501
     TYPE SP NON-WEARING COURSE MIX             TON                       5,500
     REINFORMCED CONCRETE PIPE                       LIN FT                   3,538
     DRAINAGE STRUCTURES                                   EACH                         29
     PERF PE PIPE DRAIN                                           LIN FT                   8,095
     CONCRETE WALK                                               SQ FT                     6,230
     CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER                            LIN FT                  12,770
     PERMANENT SIGNAL SYSTEM                          EACH                            1                  
     PLANTINGS                                                         EACH                         542
     PAVEMENT MARKING (PAINT)                         LIN FT                   19,974
 

Bids will be received for the following bid packages:
CP01 Grading, Utilities, Paving, Landscaping, Irrigation, Street Lighting, and Traffic Signal System
CP02 Building Construction

BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE

A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for, 10:00 a.m. on 19 November 2013. Meeting shall be held
at the City of Carver fire station, located at 801 Jonathan Carver Parkway, Carver, MN.

For SP 010-596-007 & SP 010-611-013 all Plan, Proposal and Addendum related documents that have traditionally been provided in paper form (hard copy), are provided for and made available through electronic download over the internet at https://egram.co.carver.mn.us (Look under Projects in Bidding).***

The Plan, Proposal and Addendums may be examined at the Carver County Public Works Division at 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322-8016. Any copies of project documents will be available only through the internet website address provided above. ***

The bidder is responsible for all present and future downloads of any and all project documents, including, but not limited to, addendums and their respective attachments. This in no way reduces your responsibility to strictly adhere to these specifications.

Bids will only be accepted by submitting bids in paper form (hard copy) to Carver County Public Works Division at 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322-8016. (No electronic bids will be accepted.) ***

*** ONLY REGISTERED PLANHOLDERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BID ON PROJECTS. There is no cost to register or download these project related Plan and Proposal documents. To become a registered planholder you must create an account on the internet at: https://connex.mn.uccs.com

 
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bidder's bond naming Carver County as oblige, certified check payable to the Carver County Treasurer or a cash deposit equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, which shall be forfeited to the County in the event that the bidder fails to enter into a contract.

The County reserves the right to retain the deposits of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed 60 days after the date and time set of the opening of bids. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set of the opening of bids.

The Carver County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of the County.

Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations. 


READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL
PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS

The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders:

in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award;

in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin;

in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;

in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rules of Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance.

If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate.
 

The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors:

“It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency.”

“It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statute 363A.36, Subd. 2 and 3).”
 

A minimum goal of 9.0% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:

IN SUBMITTING A BID YOU MUST RETURN THIS PROPOSAL (ONE ORIGINAL SCHEDULE OF PRICES AND PROPOSAL FORM COMPLETED AND ATTACHED).

INITIAL CHANGES MADE IN SHCEDULE PRICES.

ACKNOWLEDGE ADDENDUMS ON PROPOSAL FORM.


(This project will be published on the Carver County Public Works Website:

http://www.co.carver.mn.us/departments/PW/ad_for_bids.asp

RT Vision website:

https://egram.co.carver.mn.us

starting on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 and ending on Tuesday, December 17, 2013)