INVITATION TO BID: Water Quality Improvements Project
Notice is hereby given that Medford Water Commission (MWC), by and through its Board of Water Commissioners, will receive Bids until 2:00 p.m., Local Time, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 for its Water Quality Improvements Project. All bids shall be in writing and identified as “The Water Quality Improvements Project for the Medford Water Commission” and must include all components of the bid submittal packet and any addenda. Bids will be publicly opened and read by Andy Huffman, Capital & Special Projects Coordinator, of MWC at 200 S Ivy St, Room 177, Medford, Oregon 97501. All bids will be filed for public inspection following the bid opening. The Contractor shall provide everything necessary for construction of two (2) separate chemical feed facilities; one located at 8301 Table Rock Rd., Central Point, OR and the other located at 4800 Fish Lake Rd., Butte Falls, OR. These facilities will provide delivery of sodium hydroxide in a controlled fashion to the potable water process at both locations. The Work to be performed under these Contract Documents shall include, but is not limited to: all clearing, grubbing, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control, startup, and construction support for delivery of the specified buildings and apparatus.
Potential bidders must contact Mark Depner, Purchasing Agent, at email@example.com or (541) 774-2459 to be provided a login password. Bid Documents will be available electronically at www.medfordwater.org. Follow the link from the Home Page, Doing Business under Bids marked:
INVITATION TO BID: WATER QUALITY IMROVEMENTS PROJECT CIP-19-00202
then select ‘click here for plans’ under the Plans column. Potential Bidders will be responsible for all printing and production requirements for reproduction of the Bid Documents. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, hard copy documents will not be available. Contractor will need to make arrangements to produce their own hard copy.
For any questions regarding this Invitation to Bid, contact Andy Huffman, Capital & Special Projects Coordinator at 541-774-2455 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Facsimile (FAX) proposals are not acceptable. Persons desiring to submit bids shall email prequalification forms no later than September 28, 2021 at 4:00 pm local time Andy Huffman at email@example.com. Any disqualification notices shall be e-mailed from MWC no later than seven (7) calendar days prior to the bid opening. If the contract is for a public improvement project subject to ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 or the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 276a), no bid will be received or considered by the contracting agency unless the bid contains a statement by the bidder that ORS 279C.840 or 40 U.S.C. 276a will be complied with. Each bid must contain a statement as to whether the bidder is a resident bidder. A sample contract is included. All employers working under the contract are subject to the workers compensation laws of the State of Oregon. Temporary employees, leased workers and independent contractors do not qualify for MWC benefits. No bid for a construction contract shall be received or considered by the public contracting agency unless the bidder is registered in the State of Oregon with the Construction Contractors Board or licensed by the State Landscape Contractor’s Board. Notification to bidders of project addenda will only be made electronically on MWC’s website (www.medfordwater.org). Within two working hours after the date and time of the deadline when bids are due to a contracting agency for a public improvement contract, a bidder shall submit to the contracting agency a disclosure of the first-tier subcontractors pursuant to ORS 279C.370, if applicable. A surety bond, signed irrevocable letter of credit issued by an insured institution as defined in ORS 706.008, cashier’s check or certified check of each bidder shall be submitted with or posted for all bids as bid security unless the contract for which a bid is submitted has been exempted from this requirement under ORS 279C.390. The security may not exceed 10 percent of the amount bid for the contract. This project does not contain asbestos abatement work and the contractor or (any) subcontractor will not be required to be licensed by the Oregon DEQ pursuant to ORS 468A.720. MWC may cancel the procurement or reject for good cause any or all bids in accordance with ORS 279B.100. MWC reserves the right to postpone the award of the contract for a period not to exceed 60 days. Statements made by MWC’s representatives at the conference or elsewhere are not binding upon MWC unless confirmed by written addendum.
Dated this 14th day of September, 2021.
BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS
CITY OF MEDFORD, OREGON
Brad Taylor, General Manager