NOTICE OF LETTING
CONTRACT AND INVITATION FOR BIDS
FLOYD COUNTY WATER SYSTEM
FLOYD COUNTY, GEORGIA
EVERETT SPRINGS AREA WATER SYSTEM ADDITIONS
FOR THE
FLOYD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS


To Whom It May Concern:

       Notice is hereby given that Floyd County, Georgia proposes to let a Contract to the lowest
responsible bidder, upon sealed proposals, for the furnishing of all labor, material, equipment and
other things necessary for constructing Floyd County Water System Additions to the Everett Springs
area in Floyd County, Georgia.

Sealed proposals will be received until 10:00 AM  (local time), on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the
office of the Floyd County Purchasing Director, located in the Floyd County Administration Building,
12 East Fourth Avenue, Suite 106, Rome, Georgia.  Sealed bids will then and there be publicly
opened and read aloud in the office of the Purchasing Director.

The work is to be let in three (3) contracts, and shall conform in all respects to the Specifications of
Williams, Sweitzer and Barnum, Inc., Engineers, Rome, Georgia which are made out and posted
conspicuously in the office of the Purchasing Agent of the Board of Commissioners of said County,
which is also the office of the undersigned, and said specifications, general conditions and drawings,
are open to the inspection of the public.

The extent and character of the work to be done in general, consists of the construction of and
supplying the following approximate quantities:

FLOYD COUNTY WATER SYSTEM EVERETT SPRINGS AREA
WATER SYSTEM ADDITIONS

CONTRACT NO. 1 – WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

12″ D.I. Water Main                                   3,100 L.F.
8″ D.I. Water Main                                   29,970 L.F.
6″ D.I. Water Main                                   57,155 L.F.
12″ Water Valve                                                3 Ea
8″ Water Valve                                                19 Ea.
6″ Water Valve                                                41 Ea.
Fire Hydrant w/6″ Valve                                   53 Ea.
1″ Copper Service Pipe                              1,500 L.F.
¾″ Copper Service Pipe                             6,000 L.F.
Water Meter Settings                                    250 Ea.

Plus fittings, bored crossings including rock bores and other associated work items.

    CONTRACT NO. 2 – WATER RESERVOIR CONSTRUCTION

1,000,000 gallon prestressed concrete tank, 40 feet (+) to HWL, including foundation, clearing,
grading, grassing, 12” D.I. inlet piping, 12” D.I. outlet piping, 12” check valve pit tank access road
including drainage pipes, fencing, local drainage improvements including silt barriers, ditch checks,
erosion control, stormwater monitoring, painting, and related items in accordance with the drawings,
and as specified


CONTRACT NO. 3 – PUMP STATION AND CONTROLS
Construct Pump Station complete
                       including pumping equipment with one spare pump,
                       and motor, hoisting equipment, controls and Scada
                       system, 12″ check valve pit, valves and piping including
                       connections to existing pipelines, final grading, concrete
                       paving, stormwater monitoring, plus associated work
                       items, all as drawn and specified.

The project is to be financed by a loan from the Georgia Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund,
project No. DWSRF DW2017004.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order Nos. 11246 and 11375,
which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex,
or national origin.

Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act,
the Anti-Kickback Act and the Contract Work Hours Standard Act.

Bidders must certify that they do not, and will not, maintain or provide for their employees
any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race, color, creed, or national origin.

       Bidders will make positive efforts to use small and minority owned businesses.

       Bidders are required to use iron and steel products that are produced in the United States
       in compliance with United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Public Law
       113-76, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (Act) requirement to use “American
       Iron and Steel” (AIS).

The successful Contractor and Subcontractor shall comply with 41 CFR 60-4, in regard to affirmative
action, to insure equal opportunity to females and minorities and shall apply to time tables and goals
set forth in 41 CFR 60-4, if applicable, to the area of the project.

Bidders must comply with all provisions and requirements of the Georgia Drinking Water State
Revolving Loan Fund Program.

All the above, as more specifically shown by the plans and specifications of the Engineer as
aforesaid. Reference is made to the specifications in the office of the Purchasing Agent of the Board
of Commissioners of Floyd County, Georgia, for a more particular description of the work. Said work
shall begin upon the written order of the Floyd County Board of Commissioners, after the formal
execution of the contract.

Request for payment for said work will be made through the Floyd County Board of Commissioners
not later than the fifteenth (15) day of each calendar month. The Owner shall make a progress
payment to the Contractor on the basis of a duly certified and approved estimate of the work
performed during the preceding calendar month under this Contract; but to insure the proper
performance of this Contract, the owner shall retain ten percent (10%) of the amount of each
estimate of all work covered by this Contract.

Provided further, that on completion and acceptance of each separate building, public work or other
division of the Contract on which the price is stated separately in the Contract, payment may be
made in full including retained percentages thereon, less authorized deductions. In preparing
estimates of material delivered on the site, preparatory work done may be taken into consideration,
and upon the final completion and acceptance of all work covered by the Contract and the filing of a
certificate of completion and approval thereof by the Engineers as aforesaid---all retained sums will
be paid.

The Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid
Bond, Performance Bond, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following:

       iSqFt/Construction Market Data, 30 Technology Parkway South, Norcross, GA 30092
                Phone 1-800-424-3996
Williams, Sweitzer and Barnum, Inc., 2232 Redmond Circle, Rome, Georgia
       Phone 706-234-0552  Fax 706-234-0556
       Floyd County Purchasing Director, Floyd County Administration Building, Rome, Georgia

Complete sets of contract documents, construction specifications and drawings may be obtained at
the office of Williams, Sweitzer and Barnum, Inc., Engineers, 2232 Redmond Circle, Rome, Georgia
30165, upon a non-refundable payment of $250.00 per set.

       The Contract, if awarded, will be on a unit price basis. Bid may not be withdrawn for a period of
ninety (90) days after time has been called on the date of opening. Bids must be accompanied by a
Bid Bond in an amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the base bid. All bonds must be signed
or countersigned by a Georgia Resident Agent.

       A faithful Performance Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the
bid, and a Labor Materials Payment Bond in the amount of not less than the amount of said Bid, one
hundred percent (100%) as provided by Georgia Code Section 23-1704 and 23-1705, shall be
furnished by the successful bidders.

       The right is reserved to the Board of Commissioners of Floyd County, Georgia to delay the
award of the Contract for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days from the date of opening of bids,
during which time bids shall remain open and not subject to withdrawal. The right is also reserved to
the Board of Commissioners of Floyd County, Georgia to reject any and all bids and to waive any
and all technicalities or informalities. Any contract executed pursuant to this notice shall be binding
upon the Board of Commissioners of Floyd County, Georgia, as such, but will not create a liability
expressed or implied, against any members of the Board of Commissioners of Floyd County, the
Chairman of the Board, or employee of said County, in his or her individual capacity.


BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF FLOYD COUNTY, GEORGIA
Rhonda Wallace, Chairman
Jamie McCord, County Manager
                               

By:              Bill Gilliland, Purchasing Agent
                                       
                               
                 Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H
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