ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
PROJECT: 2019 WASTEWATER UPGRADES
OWNERS: Consolidated Koshkonong Sanitary District
328 East Ellendale Road
Edgerton, WI 53534
CONTRACTS AND BID DEADLINE:
Sealed bids for the referenced project will be received at the District office, at the address indicated above until 2:00 P.M. local time, March 5, 2019 and will then be publicly opened and read aloud.
The proposed scope of work will include the following:
• Upgrade to the existing main pumping station; including replacement of influent pumps, installation of a new chain-and-rake bar rack, and building improvements to accommodate the new process equipment.
• Construction of 2,620 feet of a new 12 inch PVC and HDPE force main extending between the main lift station and lagoons.
• Upgrade of the existing lagoons; including addition of soil to raise the lagoons, installation of a new plastic liner and venting system, installation of a new insulated cover, baffles, and aeration, and replacement of lagoon piping.
• Construction of a new building to house electrical equipment, blowers, and chemical feed equipment.
• Construction of a new concrete polishing reactor and UV disinfection channels.
• Replacement of the existing outfall sewer with 1,015 feet of new PVC outfall sewer.
• Site work; including erosion control, site piping, grading, roadway construction and paving, and landscaping.
• HVAC and plumbing work related to the remodeling and new construction.
• Instrumentation and control programming.
A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for February 19, 2019 at 10:00 at the main lift station site. Questions regarding the work can be addressed to Town and Country Engineering, Inc. of Madison, WI.
The Contract Documents, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Instructions to Bidders, Bidder’s Proof of Responsibility, Bid Proposal Form, Affidavit of Organization and Authority, Bid Bond (in the amount of 5% of the maximum amount of the bid), Disclosure of Ownership, Notice of Award Form, Agreement Form, Notice to Proceed Form, Performance/Payment Bond (100%), Certificate of Insurance, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Technical Specifications, Drawings and Addenda (if any) may be examined at the following locations:
Consolidated Koshkonong Sanitary District
328 East Ellendale Road
Edgerton, WI 53534
Town & Country Engineering, Inc.
2912 Marketplace Drive, Suite 103
Madison, WI 53719
Copies of the Contract Documents and the Construction Plans may be obtained at the office of Town & Country Engineering, Inc., 2912 Marketplace Drive, Suite 103, Madison, WI 53719. There is a $100 non-refundable copying and distribution charge for these documents, including 11” x 17” plan sets. Electronic bidding documents are available on-line at Questcdn.com, Project No. 6091337 for $15.00. An additional fee of $10.00 is required for those submitting a bid on-line via Questcdn.
Bidders must be pre-qualified with the Consolidated Koshkonong Sanitary District within the last year or must be pre-qualified for this work 5 days prior to the bid deadline in accordance with Section 66.0903 of the Wisconsin Statutes. Each bidder must deposit, with his bid, security in the amount of 5% of the maximum bid amount. Bidders must be experienced in municipal pipeline construction.
WAGE RATES AND SPECIAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS:
This project will be funded in part by the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) and Clean Water Fund (CWF), established under Wisconsin State Statutes, and administered by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Funding under this program requires all iron and steel products used in the construction of the project be produced in the United States (H.R. 3547), including lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials. Neither the State of Wisconsin nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract.
In addition, contract award shall be subject to Federal requirements pertaining to the Davis-Bacon Act which includes provisions for minimum wages, withholding, certified payrolls, apprentices and trainees, and work hours. Bidders are to pay special attention to the requirements regarding conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under contract as pertains to Section 3, Segregated Facility, Section 109 and E.O. 11246.
We encourage Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), including Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Women Business Enterprises (WBE), to submit bid proposals. Program policy requires all bidders to make good faith efforts to solicit DBEs and allow a reasonable amount of time for DBEs to respond to solicitations whenever they subcontract for construction work, equipment, raw materials or supplies. Award of the contract will be subject to the Federal government’s policy of good faith effort for increased use of DBE businesses. A description of the policy and forms to be used are included in specifications.
The Consolidated Koshkonong Sanitary District reserves the right to reject any and all bids, for whatever reason, and to waive any informalities in bids or in the bid process.
Published by the authority of:
Lynne Lund, Internal Operations Manager