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Sealed bids for the construction of 2022

Sealed bids for the construction of 2022 Watermain Replacement Project, according to the drawings and specifications on file in the office of the City of Dickinson, North Dakota will be received by the City Administrator’s office at the Attention of Sylvia Miller for the City of Dickinson, North Dakota at its office in City Hall (38 1st Street West, Dickinson, ND 58601) until May 17, 2022 at 10:00 am MT at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Apex Engineering Group, Inc. – 204 Sims Street – Suite 201, Dickinson, ND 58601 Fargo-Moorhead Builder’s Exchange – 1010 Page Drive, Fargo, ND 58103 Bismarck Mandan Builder’s Exchange – 4251 Morning Star Dr S, Mandan, ND 58554 Dickinson Builder’s Exchange – 314 3rd W Ave, Dickinson, ND 58601 City of Dickinson Engineering – 38 1st Street West, Dickinson, ND 58601 Minot Builder’s Exchange – 2424 Burdick Expressway E, Minot, ND 58701 The Contract Documents are available for download from the QuestCDN.com web site for $20.00 (QuestCDN Project #8192159). Bidders may also obtain hard copies of the Contract Documents from the office of Apex Engineering Group, Inc., 204 Sims Street – Suite 201, Dickinson, ND 58601 upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $150.00. This Project will consist of the following approximate quantities and types of work (not all bid items are listed): Construction of approximately 1224 LF of 6” PVC watermain, 4 hydrants, 34 water service connections, piping and curb stops and associated valves and appurtenances, 2700 SY of bituminous pavement removal, 2700 SY geotextile fabric, 440 CY Class 5 Aggregate Base and incidental items. See Contract Documents for materials procured by the Owner. Bids will be received as a Unit Price bid. The Owner intends to award the Bid based on the lowest bid. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids. Each Bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope con¬taining a Bidder’s Bond in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the full amount of the Bid, executed by the Bidder as prin¬cipal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal’s Bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten (10) days after Notice of Award, shall execute and effect a con¬tract in accordance with the terms of his Bid and a Contractor’s Bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. The Bid Bond of the three lowest Bidders will be retained until the contract has been awarded and executed, but not longer than sixty (60) days. The Bid security is a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into contract for the work described in the Proposal. The bidder may submit a Bid Bond, certified check, or cashier’s check payable to the City of Dickinson, North Dakota. All Bidders shall have a valid North Dakota Contractor’s license of the appropriate Class for the work, as required by Section 43-07-05 (NDCC). Bidders shall enclose a copy of the license or Certificate of Renewal in the same envelope as the Bidder’s Bond, as required under Section 43-07-12 (NDCC). Failure to do so will render the Bid invalid. Receipt of all Addenda issued during bidding shall be acknowledged by the Bidder on the outside of the Bid Envelope. Failure to acknowledge any Addenda issued during bidding shall render the Bid invalid. No Bid will be read or considered unless it fully complies with the Bond and license requirements. Any deficient Bid will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish both a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with Title 40 CFR Part 33– Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in the United States Environmental Protection Agency Programs. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this regulation concern utilization of Minority Business Enterprises (MBE), Women’s Business Enterprises (WBE), and Small Business Enterprises (SBE) and are explained in the specifications. The goal for MBE is 2% of the total dollar value of the project. The goal for WBE is 3% of the total dollar value of the project. To demonstrate a good faith effort to comply, bidders must include the MBE/WBE subcontractor solicitation form in the bid package. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in the specifications. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with American Iron and Steel requirements of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this regulation are explained in the specifications. The Work under this Contract shall be Substantially Completed by August 1, 2022 and shall achieve Final Completion by September 16, 2022. ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS SHALL BE DIRECTED TO THE OFFICE OF: Apex Engineering Group, Inc., Scott Schneider, PE at 701-264-3926 or by email at Scott.Schneider@ApexEngGroup.com. All questions must be received in writing or by email on or before eight (8) days prior to the bid opening. Responses to technical questions will be issued by addendum within six (6) days prior to the bid opening. Dated this 27th day of April, 2022. _________________ Dustin Dassinger Interim City Administrator Dickinson, North Dakota (April 27; May 4 & 11, 2022) 55961