CITY OF HUTCHINS: SECTION A, ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Published in The Ellis County Press two times on Thursday, June 9 & 16, 2011
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City Council of the City of Hutchins, 321 N. Main, Hutchins, Texas 75141, will be received at the office of Ms. Janis G. Daniels, City Administrator, until 10:00 am, on June 30, 2011. The envelope must be sealed and clearly marked “SEALED BID- MILLERS FERRY SANITARY SEWER TRUNK MAIN” (in the lower left hand corner). The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at City Hall, 321 N. Main, Hutchins, Texas 75141 at 10:05 am, on June 30, 2011, for the following project:
MILLERS FERRY SANITARY SEWER TRUNK MAIN
Bidders must submit with their bids a Cashier’s Check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the maximum amount bid, payable without recourse to the City of Hutchins or a Bid Bond in the same amount from a reliable Surety Company as guarantee that the Bidder will enter into a contract and execute bond and guarantee forms provided within ten (10) days after notice of award of contract.
The successful Bidder must furnish performance and payment bonds each in the amount of 100 percent (100%) of the contract price from an approved Surety Company holding a permit from the State of Texas, to act as Surety and be acceptable according to the latest list of companies holding certificates of authority from the United States Department of Treasury, or other Surety or Sureties acceptable to the Owner.
All unit prices must be stated in both script and figures. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive formalities. In case of ambiguity or lack of clearness in stating the price in the bids, the Owner reserves the right to consider the most advantageous construction thereof, or to reject the bid. Unreasonable or unbalanced unit prices will be considered sufficient cause of rejection of any bid or bids.
Construction Plans and Contract Documents are available on-line (in electronic pdf format) at www.civcastusa.com. Prospective bidders are responsible for Company registration at the web domain provided. Registration is available at no charge. The Construction Plans and Contract Documents will be available for download at no charge to the Prospective Bidders (Enter Project ID: 042-09-02). Hard copies will not be issued during the bidding process.
Questions regarding the Construction Plans and Contract Documents shall be directed to Bobby L. Samuel III, P.E., Bannister Engineering, LLC at (817) 842-2094.
CITY OF HUTCHINS, TEXAS
Artis Johnson, Mayor