INVITATION TO BID
Sealed Bids for Bid No. 10-19-20-05 , "Richter House Improvements”, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury, CT, Project No. 18-08 will be received at Danbury City Hall, Purchasing Agent's office, 155 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury, CT 06810 until 10:00 A.M. on February 18, 2020. Prior to the public opening of the bids, any bid submitted may be withdrawn by the bidder if said bidder discovers mathematical or clerical errors in his bid.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 After the bids are opened, all offers will be considered firm for a period of 90 days and no bid may be withdrawn for any reason during that period except for such cause as the City of Danbury in its sole discretion deems sufficient.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 complete the following:
1. Phase 1 - Site Improvements: This work consists of a new drive, walks and parking area, related grading, landscaping, drainage, utilities and paving as indicated. The work also includes a new septic system and related work.
2. Phase 2A and 2B - Richter House Renovations: The 4,600 SF renovations and repairs shall meet the guidelines set forth by the State of Connecticut Historical Commission. This work consists of two phases (Phase 2A) exterior siding repairs and painting, accessible ramps and rails, window repairs and new aluminum storm windows and exterior wall insulation. (Phase 2B) - The interior of the building will include renovation that include selective demolition, hazardous material abatement, new partitions, finishes, an accessible lift, heating system replacement, new air conditioning, electrical and plumbing upgrades.
3. Phase 3 - (New) Concession Building: The new building is a two story 930 SF wood frame building. The building includes toilet facilities, a food concession area and a stage sound and lighting control booth. The building includes concrete foundations and slab, wood framed walls, gypsum board, finishes, food warming equipment and counters, siding, roof shingles, lighting and electrical power. Related site as indicated on the site plans shall be included.
4. Phase 4 - (New) Stage: The new stage, 1,600 SF platform replaces the existing stage to be demolished. The work includes the demolition, new concrete platform, stairs and ramps, framed stage wing walls, front and rear walls, a structural steel columns and framing and roof system, paint, electrical and related work. Related site as indicated on the site plans shall be included.
A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 14, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at the site 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 February 7, 2020.
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.
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 fifty dollars ($50.00) per set.
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.
Contractors whose bid exceeds $500,000 shall hold a current “DAS Contractor Prequalification Certificate” (not a predetermination letter) from the Department of Administrative Services of the State of Connecticut according to C.G.S.§4a-100, C.G.S §4b-101, and C.G.S. §4b-91. These bidders shall submit with their bids, unless noted otherwise, a “DAS Contractor Prequalification Certificate” along with a current “Update (Bid) Statement.” Any bid submitted without a copy of the DAS Prequalification Certificate and an Update (Bid) Statement shall be invalid. Contractors must be classified with DAS as “General Building Construction (Group C)” with the appropriate aggregate. Additionally, any subcontractor working for the General Contractor whose work exceeds $500,000 must also be prequalified with the DAS as per C.G.S. §4b-91(j). If you have any questions regarding these requirements Contact the State of CT, DAS, at telephone number 860-713-5280 or visit their web site at www.das.state.ct.us.
All bidders must complete, sign and return the “CHRO Contract Compliance Regulations Notification to Bidders” form with their bids. Any bid not including this form shall be considered incomplete and rejected.
The City of Danbury is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to apply. This is a State assisted contract. The contract is subject to State set-aside and contract compliance requirements.
Dated: December 31, 2019
Charles J. Volpe, Jr.
City of Danbury