• OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE

TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS - Attention all Bidders: The Travis County Commissioners Court recently approved certain revisions to Travis County’s standard solicitation documents for public works projects. These changes will affect the contract requirements on this Project. Specifically, the following matters are impacted: safety training requirements; safety record reporting requirements; and wage rates and wage complaint procedures. Refer to the following sections of this solicitation: Safety Record Questionnaire, Prevailing Wage Rate Determination, and General Conditions for Travis County Construction Contracts. - Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the 2017 HMAC Overlay Program (IFB No. B1706-005-AC), a Project consisting primarily of construction of HMAC Overlay for Precinct 1, 2, 3, 4, and the NE Metro Park BMX Track in Travis County, will be received electronically through www.bidsync.com. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 P. M. CST, August 2, 2017, 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 2017 HMAC Overlay Program (IFB No. B1706-005-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. 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 July 19, 2017 AT 9:00 A.M., C.S.T. at the Travis County Purchasing Office, 700 Lavaca Street, Ste. 800, Conference Room, Austin, TX 78701. - 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. - Project performance period is through October 2018 and extend if necessary. If the contractor fails to complete the Project in the working days specified, liquidated damages of $450.00 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 Construction Cost: $4,900,000.00 - THERE ARE ALTERNATES AND/OR UNIT PRICES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS BID. BIDDERS MUST DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE ASSOCIATED BID PROPOSAL WORKSHEET (LOCATED IN THE “DOCUMENTS SECTION OF THIS BID) THEN UPLOAD AND SUBMIT IT WITH THEIR BID. FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE BID PROPOSAL WORKSHEET MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR BID.
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PostedJuly 10, 2017