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Bid Number: P.I.P. 2020-03
Bid Title: Henry Laydn Sewer Relocation
Category: Public Improvement Projects
Status: Closed

Notice is hereby given that City of Fort Madison will receive Bids at City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 811 Avenue E, Fort Madison, Iowa, until August 6, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., local time, for the Henry Ladyn Sanitary Sewer Force Main Relocation, Fort Madison, Iowa at which time Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be acted upon at the regular council meeting on August 18, 2020, or at such later time and place as may then be fixed. Regular council meetings are held on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month. 

General summary of Work to be performed:
The Work generally consists all materials, equipment, and labor necessary to complete the installation of approximately 285 feet of 16-inch steel casing pipe, 590 feet of 4-inch polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sanitary sewer force main, fence removal and replacement with temporary fencing, and site restoration. The work includes removal of existing force main, trenching and excavation, testing, reseeding, and all other work appurtenant to the installation of the force main per the Drawings and Specifications. Work shall be in accordance with the Bidding Documents, including the Project Manual, Statewide Urban
Design and Standard Specifications (SUDAS), 2020 edition, and Drawings, which are on file at the office of City Clerk. A base set of Bidding Documents consisting of 1 Project Manual and 1 half-size set of Drawings may be obtained from Ms. Mandy Hoag, Stanley Consultants, Inc. Muscatine, Iowa, telephone 563-264-6657 upon deposit or payment in the amount of $100.00. Electronic bidding documents are at no charge from Ms. Hoag.

Additional Bidding Documents may be obtained at the same cost but are nonrefundable. The deposit for 1 base set will be refunded to those Bidders who return the Bidding Documents in good condition within 15 days following the Bid opening.

All Bids shall be submitted in triplicate, on forms provided with the Project Manual, to the office of the City Clerk, Fort Madison, Iowa on or before the time specified above. Each Bid shall be accompanied, in a separate sealed envelope, by Bid security in an amount of not less than 5% of the Bid. Bid Bonds must be executed by corporations authorized to contract as Surety in the State of Iowa and in a form described in the Contract Documents. Bid security shall be forfeited if the Bidder fails or refuses to sign and deliver a signed Agreement and furnish required contract security. If the Contract is to be awarded, Owner will award the Contract to the lowest responsive and responsible Bidder.

Upon notification of award, Successful Bidder shall furnish contract security in the form of performance and payment bonds in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price described in the Contract Documents.

Performance of the Work will start within 14 calendar days after date of Notice to Proceed, and shall be completed within the time stated in the Contract Documents.

The City reserves the right to defer acceptance of any Bid for a period not to exceed 60 calendar days after the date Bids are to be received. The City reserves the right to consider such factors as time of completion of the Work, materials and methods of construction, experience and responsibility of the Bidder, and similar factors in determining which Bid it
deems to be in its best interests. The City reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive informalities or technicalities in any Bid and to accept the Bid which it deems to be in the best interest of the City.


Melinda L. Blind, City Clerk
Publication Date/Time:
7/24/2020 9:15 AM
Closing Date/Time:
8/6/2020 2:00 PM

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