The City of Talladega, Alabama

Bids and RFPs

Waste Water Treatment Plant Improvements


This Document includes statements to invite potential Bidders tosubmit Bids on a project and to inform Bidders of key criteria for submittingtheir Bid.

This Document includes the term "Architect/Engineer.""Architect" is used in AIA documents. "Engineer" is used inEJCDC documents. Select appropriate term.

This Document can be edited to create newspaper advertisements orcan be typed on office stationery as a private invitation letter. Ensureaccurate representation of information and coordinate with Instructions toBidders, Bidding Documents, and Contract Documents.

1.1                   BID INFORMATION

A.            Project: 17029.00 Waste Water Treatment PlantImprovements Main, Brecon, and Airport

In following Paragraph insert fullcorporate name and address.

B.            Owner: City of Talladega

In following Paragraph insert name andaddress.

C.            Engineer: InSite Engineering, LLC.

D.            Date: September 18, 2017

In following Paragraph identify Bidders towhom this letter is addressed.

E.            Names of Bidders:

1.             All Bidders.

1.2                   ANNOUNCEMENT

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A.            All qualified bidders are invited to submit a Bid undersealed envelope to City of Talladega for the rehabilitation of multiple itemsincluding screen replacement, pump replacement, panel upgrades, SCADA upgrades,and other miscellaneous items, and all necessary appurtenances at the 601Highway 275, 301 Waldrop Lane, and Horne Drive, Talladega, Alabama, 35160. Ownerwill receive Bids at the Council Chambers, located at 203 South Street West,Talladega, Alabama 35160, until 10:15 A.M. local standard time on the 26thday of October, 2017 at which time and place the Bids will be publicly openedand read aloud.  Bids not received by theindicated time will not be opened.

Briefly describe building, structure or Project size and materialcomposition. Following examples describe scope of Contract to potentialBidders:

Two new primary clarifiers, furnished and installed complete withsupports, electric drive units, sludge and scum collectors, effluentcollectors, sludge pumps, mechanical equipment, electrical work, andappurtenances, ready for operation.

Two-level parking concrete substructure, one street-level exterioraccessed public plaza, six-story cast-in-place concrete superstructure withglazed wall cladding, one steel-framed metal-clad penthouse, 85,000 sq. ft. (7900 sq. m) of gross area above grade, and 40 parking stalls below grade.

Select one of following time-of-completion requirements tocoordinate with Instructions to Bidders and Bid Form.

B.            Owner requires the Project to be substantially completedwithin 120 calendar days after thedate when the Contract Times commence to run as dated in the Notice to Proceedand completed and ready for final payment within 150 days after the date when the Contract Times commence to run asdated in the Notice to Proceed.

C.            All Contract Documents may be obtained in electronicformat only from the Engineer via the Online Plan Library at  Addenda and other bidding information will beissued only to holders of drawings and specifications distributed by theEngineer.

D.            Bidders will be required to provide Bid security accordingto the requirements in Bid Document Instruction to Bidders.

E.            Other Bidding requirements are described in Bid DocumentInstructions to Bidders.

Consider using option in following Paragraph if special preprintedBid Forms will be used.

F.             Submit your Bid on the Bid Form provided. Bidders arerequired to complete all sections and requirements as stated with the ContractDocuments.

Following Paragraph requires specific statements in Bid Form.

G.            Bids will be required to be submitted under a conditionof irrevocability for a period of no less than 60 days after submission.

Consider including following Paragraph if a Prebid Meeting will beheld.

H.            A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 9:00 A.M.local standard time on the 19th day of October 2017 at the CouncilChambers, located at 203 South Street West, Talladega, Alabama 35160.  Each bidder will be able to view theconstruction area immediately after the Pre-Bid meeting.

I.              Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities and toaccept or reject any or all Bids.