CARVER COUNTY SOLICITS BIDS
FOR
PUBLIC WORKS RE-SURFACING PROJECT
 
RECEIPT AND OPEND OF ELECTRONIC PROPOSALS: Proposals for the work described below will be received at the Public Works Office, Carver County Public Works Department, 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN, 55322 until 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at which time the bids will be publicly read.

DESCRPITION OF WORK:
County Project NO. F-H:2016:003

Major Items Include (approximate quantities listed):

2105.501 COMMON EXCAVATION (P)                                           CU YD     2001
2105.507 SUBGRADE EXCAVATION (EV)                                      CU YD       900
2105.521 GRANULAR BORROW (CV)                                              CU YD       900
2211.501 AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5                                                TON     2460
2360.501 TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2,C)                     TON     1485
2573.502 SILT FENCE TYPE MS                                                        LIN FT       640
2573.533 SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE WOOD FIBER         LIN FT       670
2575.523 EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 4           SQ YD     1000
2575.572 RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4                              SQ YD     1250

BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE:

For PUBLIC WORKS RE-SURFACING PROJECT 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 eGram website address provided above. ***

*** 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

TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: You must first register with ConneX and have been granted access to the
Carver County eGram server. Instruction on creating a ConneX account, requesting eGram access, and/or
bidding on Carver County projects can be found by checking out the Carver County Guide to Bidding on the
county website at
http://ww.co.carver.mn.us/government/carver-county-requests-for-proposal
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 SUBMITING AN ELECTRONIC BID USING BIDVAULT (NO HARD
COPY BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

Instructions on submitting a bid electronically can be found in the Carver County Guide to Bidding on the
county website listed above. In submitting a bid you must submit an electronic bid and submit hard copies of
the bid submittal documents. (See bid submittal documents on next page)
BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total
amount bid, drawn in favor of Carver County shall accompany each bid submittal.

OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any
irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their
discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.
 
 
Published:

Carver County Website (http://www.co.carver.mn.us/government/carver-county-requests-for-proposal):
September 19, 2016 - October 13, 2016

Carver County eGram Website (https://egram.co.carver.mn.us):
 
 
BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS:
Electronic bidding shall be used in accordance with requirements of the bidVAULT website
(https://bidvault.mn.uccs.com/) as well as Division "S" of this Proposal.
Bidders shall note that there are several documents in this Proposal that must be downloaded for submission as
hard copies (in addition to the bid submitted electronically through BidVAULT).

1) The following Bid Submittal Documents are to be filled out, signed and sent prior to the bid opening
time. These documents are labeled "Bid Submittal Document" in the top right corner of each page.
These documents will not be opened before the bid opening but are required before the bid opening
time to confirm that all bid requirements are met.

     Electronic Bid Submittal Proposal Form
     Non-Collusion Declaration
     Form 21126D
     Proposal Bond
     Responsible Contractor Verification and Certification
     Affirmative Action Statement/ Human Rights
 
These documents must be submitted using one of the following methods: 
 
     Submit the signed original documents to Carver County Public Works, 11360
     Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322. They must be received in the Carver
     County Public Works Office prior to the bid opening time and date; OR
 
     Email copies of the signed documents prior to the bid opening time and date. The
     copies must be emailed to CarverCountyPW@co.carver.mn.us and, the originals
     must be received in the Carver County Public Works office within three (3) days
     after bid opening.

The subject line of the email or document submittal shall state "Required Submittals for County Project
NO. F-H:2016:003". 

2) Bid Security (Bid Bond or Certified Check) is required. The bid security must be submitted in one of
the following ways:

     Submit an electronic bid bond with your electronic bid on bidVAULT for this project
     using Surety 2000 or InSure Vision; OR

     Submit the original paper bid bond or certified check to Carver County Public Works,
     11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322. It must be received in the Carver
     County Public Works office prior to the bid opening time and date; OR

     Email a copy of your original paper bid bond or certified check prior to the bid
     opening time and date. The copy must be emailed to
     CarverCountyPW@co.carver.mn.us, and, your original signed bid security must be
     received in the Carver County Public Works office within three (3) days after bid
     opening.

The subject line of the email or document submittal shall state "Required Submittals for County Project
NO. F-H:2016:003".

3) Each bidder shall acknowledge receipt of each Addendum by using bidVAULT (electronic bid) prior
to the time set for opening Proposals.