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Public Meetings Set for Transportation Sales Tax Project List

The Executive Committee of the Southern Georgia Regional Transportation Roundtable has set a series of public meetings to allow for review of the Draft Constrained Investment List for the following counties, representing the special district for a proposed regional transportation sales and use tax: Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brantley, Brooks, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Pierce, Tift, Turner, and Ware.

In January, the following public meetings will be held so the public can comment on the Draft Constrained Investment List. Two public meetings will be held at the following locations, the Draft Constrained Project List will also be available online at
          Monday, January 29, 2018; 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; at the Pearson Sports and Civic Complex; 786 Austin Avenue East, Pearson, Georgia.

     Tuesday, January 30, 2018; 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; at the Southern Georgia Regional Commission Valdosta Office, 327 West Savannah Ave. Valdosta, Georgia.

After the public meetings the Regional Transportation Roundtable will reconvene on February 13, 2018 to review the public comments and adopt a Final Constrained List that will be presented to voters on the May 22, 2018, general primary ballot.

For move information, see attached letter from the Southern Georgia Regional Commission.


**BID & RFPs**

18-001 Request for Proposals: Banking Services

This is an invitation to submit a proposal to the City of Tifton for Banking Services.  The City of Tifton is accepting proposals from qualified firms for the purpose of providing banking services.  Interested parties must submit proposals (1 original & 3 copies) to the Office of the City Manager by the due date for their proposals to be considered.

All questions should be submitted in writing via email to Wayne Putnal at  Answers to questions submitted will be posted in the form of addenda.  The question submittal deadline is 3:00 PM on February 8, 2018.  

Interested parties must submit sealed proposals (1 original & 3 copies) to the Office of the City Manager located at 130 East 1st Street, Tifton, GA 31794 until 3:00 PM on February 21,2018, at which time they will be opened and publicly read.  

18-001 RFP - Banking Services
November 2017 Bank Statements
December 2017 Bank Statements

18-002 Bid: 2017 LMIG Street Resurfacing Project

This is an invitation to submit a bid to The City of Tifton for the 2017 STREET RESURFACING PROJECT as indicated herein.  Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Manager (in City of Tifton City Hall Building at the above address) up to 2:00 p.m., February 28, 2018 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.

This project will be funded with 2017 LMIG and SPLOST funds.  Construction includes resurfacing eleven streets within the City of Tifton. The work will include about 3,690 tons of asphalt paving, paint striping and manhole/valve box adjustments.

Bid documents can be obtained from the City Website at . There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference held at 1:00 pm on February 16, 2018 at the City of Tifton Public Works Office at 1000 Armour Road, Tifton GA 31794.  Those intending to submit a bid are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference.  For additional information, contact John Shepherd, Jr. with Public Works at 229-391-3944 or (email is preferred).

Instructions for preparation and submission of a bid proposal are contained in this packet.  Bids must be typed or printed in ink.  Bids submitted as a result of this invitation must include the "Bid Sheet" along with all required documents and be returned in a sealed envelope or container marked, "SEALED BID for 2017 Street Resurfacing Project" on the outside.  Bids may not be considered unless so received. 

Any questions and /or misunderstandings that may arise from this invitation shall be submitted in writing at least 10 days prior to the bid opening.  The City will not respond to any questions received within 72 hours prior to the bid opening. Answers to questions submitted that materially change the conditions and specifications of this invitation for bid will be promulgated to all addressees as an addendum.  Any discussions or documents will be considered non-binding unless incorporated and promulgated in an addendum.

City of Tifton provides equal opportunities for all businesses and does not discriminate against any person or business because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or veterans status.  This policy ensures all segments of the business community have access to supplying the goods and services needed by City of Tifton.

The City of Tifton reserves the right to waive any and all technicalities and informalities, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Summary of Pre-Bid Meeting
Revised Bid Schedule - Addendum 2
Addendum #2

18-002 Bid Document
Streets: Goff St, Eastwood Dr, Pineview Ave, Ridge Ave
Streets: 9th St, 11th St, 40th St
Streets: Fulwood Dr, 16th St
Streets: Park Ave, Emmett Dr
Amendment #1
Amendment #1 - Street Measurements