Carver County, MN
CARVER COUNTY SOLICITS BIDS
BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE:
For 2019 Application of Pavement Markings (long Line) 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. Instructions 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)
***Prospective Bidders: Prior to submitting a bid, bidders are required to purchase bid credits from BidVault.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bidders bond naming Carver County as oblige, certified check payable to the Carver County Treasurer or a cash deposit equal to at least 5 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 deposits of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed sixty (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.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
In submitting a bid you must submit an electronic bid on bidvault and, in addition, acknowledged and digitally sign all bid submittal documents through bidvault prior to the bid opening time. (see bid submittal documents below)
This project will be published on the Carver County Public Works Website:
RT Vision website: https://egram.co.carver.mn.us
State Aid EAdvert Website: https://eadvert.dot.state.mn.us/
(Starting Monday April 1st, 2019 and ending Thursday April 25th, 2019)
BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS:
Bidders shall note that there are several Bid Submittal Documents that are part of the Proposal.
The opportunity to acknowledge and digitally sign some of these Bid Submittal Documents will be
made available through bidVault.
The Submittal Documents are given specific submittal instructions. If any of the Bid Submittal
Documents are not submitted as instructed the department will reject the Proposal. (These Bid
Submittal Documents are in addition to the bid to be submitted electronically through bidVault.)
1) The following Bid Submittal Documents are included in the project proposal for reference only.
These Bid Submittal Documents must be acknowledged and digitally signed through bidVault
prior to the bid opening.
a. Electronic Bid Submittal Proposal Form (2 pages)
b. Non-Collusion Affidavit (1 page)
c. Responsible Contractor Certification – Attachment A, A-1 (5 pages)
d. Affirmative Action Statement/ Human Rights (2 pages)
e. Form 21126D (1 page)
These documents will be opened after the bid opening but are required to be submitted prior to
the bid opening to confirm that all bid requirements are met.
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;
• 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
• 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.
A Proposal Bond form is included within the project proposal for bidder’s reference and for
bidders use if needed (3 pages). The original paper bid bond or certified check, or any
document needed to fulfill the Bid Security requirements, will only be accepted in the
above described methods.
The subject line of the document submittal shall state "Required Submittals for
This document along with any required attachments will be opened after the bid opening but are
required to be submitted prior to the bid opening to confirm that all bid requirements are met.
3) Each bidder shall acknowledge receipt of each Addendum by using bidVAULT (electronic bid)
prior to the time set for opening Proposals.
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