OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS - Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the Interior Renovation 9th Floor HRMD Office (IFB No. 1907-004-AC), a Project consisting primarily of Interior Renovation in Travis County, will be received electronically through www.bidsync.com. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 P. M. CST, August 28, 2019, then publicly opened and read aloud. Travis County will also accept paper bids received by Bonnie S. Floyd, MBA, CPPO, CPPB, Travis County Purchasing Agent, marked "Sealed Bid (Interior Renovation 9th Floor HRMD Office, IFB No. 1907-004-AC)" at the Travis County Purchasing Office, 700 Lavaca Street, Ste. 800, Austin, TX 78701. Note: The Time-Date Stamp Clock located at the front counter of the Travis County Purchasing Office will serve as the OFFICIAL CLOCK for the purpose of verifying the date and time of receipt of paper bids. - You may print the Plans and Specifications through www.bidsync.com. Important Notice: Please note that Project Plans and the Project Manual with specifications are NOT included in the Bid Packet due to the size of the documents, but are located in the folder "Additional Project Documents." These documents can be viewed, printed or downloaded through BidSync by clicking on the folder "Additional Project Documents" then clicking on the file of your choice. For any issues, please contact BidSync Support Services at (800) 990 - 9339 and reference the IFB number listed above. In the event of a large file size, please be patient when downloading or viewing. Hard copies (printed) of Plans and Specifications may also be obtained from the Travis County Purchasing Office for a refundable deposit of $100.00 in the form of a cashier's check, money order, or company check payable to "Travis County." The deposit will be refunded if the Plans and Specifications are returned in good condition within 21 calendar days of the bid opening. In addition, Plans and Specifications will be made available for viewing free of charge at various Austin-area Plan Rooms listed below. - AN OPTIONAL PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON August 14, 2019 AT 9:00 A.M., C.S.T. at the Travis County Administrative Office, 700 Lavaca Street, Ste. 1.14, Multi-Function Room A, Austin, TX 78701. A call-in option is available for the pre-bid conference using the following credentials to dial in: - Telephone Number: 512-854-5962 - Conference ID: 522927 - If you use the call-in option, please ensure your phone is muted for the entirety of the conference as no questions will be allowed from bidders who call in to the conference; however, those bidders who call in may submit any follow-up questions via BidSync. If you choose to use Skype, please email andy.carey@traviscountytx.gov by August 12, 2019 so an email invite can be sent to you. - A bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid amount will be required. IF A COPY OF THE BID SECURITY IS SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH WWW.BIDSYNC.COM, AN ORIGINAL AND ONE COPY WILL BE DUE (BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS) ONE BUSINESS DAY AFTER THE BID OPENING DATE. Payments will be made for completed work in progressive payments with the County retaining five percent (5%) of each payment until final acceptance of the Project. Payments will be made by check. A Payment Bond is required in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount, if the contract amount exceeds $25,000. A Performance Bond is required in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount, if the contract amount exceeds $100,000. Bidders should use lump sum pricing. Bond Forms will be provided upon notification of contract award. The successful bidder should be prepared to utilize these Forms with their sureties upon notification of award. - Project performance period is 150 calendar days. If the contractor fails to complete the Project in the calendar days specified, liquidated damages of $700 per day of delay will be assessed. - Historically Underutilized Businesses including Contractors, Subcontractors, and Suppliers are encouraged to participate in this project consistent with the goals of the Travis County Commissioners Court. Contractors will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations, all Federal, State, and local regulations for construction safety and health standards. - The successful bidder must commence work upon issuance by County of a written Notice to Proceed. The County reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in the bids received. Bids may not be withdrawn for ninety (90) calendar days after the date on which they are opened. By submitting a bid, bidder acknowledges and approves that preliminary bid tabulations, including unit pricing, will be made available for inspection and disclosed upon request pursuant to Sec. 262.026(b) of Texas Local Government Code. - Estimated project cost is $1,250,000.00.
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PostedAugust 13, 2019