INVITATION TO BID
Sealed Bids for Bid No. 06-16-17-01 , "Still River Sediment Removal”, Danbury, CT, Project No. 13-33 will be received at Danbury City Hall, Purchasing Agent's office, 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 until 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Prior to the public opening of the bids, any bid submitted may be withdrawn by the bidder if said bidder discovers mathematical or clerical errors in his bid. Any such bid withdrawal may be made without penalty or prejudice. After the bids are opened, all offers will be considered firm for a period of ninety days and no bid may be withdrawn for any reason during that period except for such cause as the City of Danbury in its sole discretion deems sufficient.
Work consists of all labor, tools, materials and equipment necessary to remove sediment that has accumulated above the river level along the edges of the Still River within a designated section of the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) flood-control structures and related work and materials. Work also includes tree and brush clearing, stockpile management, loading, transportation and disposal of the sediment, installation and maintenance of erosion and sedimentation controls in the work areas and restoration of portions of the rip-rap-lined revetments.
A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. in Room 3C, third floor at the Danbury City Hall to be followed by a mandatory site inspection for Contractors intending to bid on the project. The last day that questions will be accepted and responded to shall be 10:00 A.M on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
A bid bond in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid shall accompany each bid. A non-collusion statement for Prime Contractors and any addendum acknowledgements must also be submitted at the time of the bid.
A performance, labor and materials bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the accepted bid will be required. The Surety Company or Companies must be listed on the most recent IRS Circular 570.
Beginning Tuesday, December 26, 2017, plans and specifications (Contract Documents) may be obtained at the Purchasing Agent's office, City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, Connecticut 06810. Bidders may obtain complete sets of plans and specifications for a nonrefundable payment of forty dollars ($40.00) per set.
The City of Danbury is an equal opportunity and affirmative action purchaser. Bids from all vendors, including those from MBE’s, WBE’s, SBE’s and Section 3 Designated Enterprises are encouraged to apply.
The City of Danbury reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to award the contract to the bidder deemed to be for its best interest.
Dated: December 21, 2017
Charles J. Volpe, Jr.
City of Danbury