PUBLIC NOTICES, BIDS & RFP’S


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**PUBLIC NOTICES**



City offices will be closed Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please see below for trash pickup and landfill hours information. Thank you.

The City of Tifton wishes you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!


American Red Cross Assistance Program Information

The American Red Cross Emergency Financial Assistance Program starts on Saturday, November 10th. Those who are eligible are those who had homes 1. destroyed or 2. major damage based on damage assessments conducted by either FEMA or the Red Cross.

Hurricane Michael Emergency Financial Assistance Information Sheet 



HOLIDAY LANDFILL HOURS

THANKSGIVING - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH 

Please note there will be no trash pickup on Thursday, November 22nd. Trash pickup will resume Friday.

Tifton-Tift County Landfill: 

Thursday, November 22nd: CLOSED
Friday, November 23rd: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 24th: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Inert Landfill: 

Thursday, November 22nd: CLOSED
Friday, November 23rd: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 24th: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Inert Landfill:
 601 Armour Street Tifton, GA 31794


Tifton-Tift County Landfill: 
445 Mitchell Store Road Tifton, GA 31794


City of Tifton Burning Rules and Regulations 

As we enter the cooler months, we wanted to remind our citizens about the rules and regulations associated with bonfires and other open type burning. Thank you. 

Sec. 59- 6.— Bonfires and other open type burning.

a. It shall be unlawful to collect, accumulate or assemble any inflammable material of any kind for the purpose of a bonfire of any magnitude, large or small, and it shall be unlawful to light, cause to light, burn, execute or maintain a bonfire within the corporate limits of the city.

b. Portable outdoor fire places can be used in accordance with the manufacturer' s instruction and shall not be used within 15 feet of any structure, under any balcony, shelter or roof. Burning uncontained piles is prohibited.

c. Burning in barrels or any other homemade type container is prohibited.

d. No man-made items, including but not limited to trash, construction/ demolition waste or sewn lumber, can be burned in any manner.

If you would like to share with friends and family, a printable version of the rules and regulations is attached here.


As a homeowner remember to protect yourself after Hurricane Michael:

  • If you experienced any damage to your home or office building, it is required that a LICENSED CONTRACTOR complete any repair work needed, such as electrical, plumbing, or mechanical.
  • For those interested in receiving permits, the process will be expedited to help meet the needs of our community.
  • Please note that the expedited process will in most cases have no fee or a minimal fee imposed.
If you have any other questions, please direct them to our Community Development Department at 229-391-3950.

 


The City of Tifton will hold the Tifton City Council Meetings (Workshops and Regular) beginning at 5:30 PM. Workshops are generally held on the 1st Monday of each month, while Regular Meetings are generally held on the 3rd Monday of each month. 

If you have any questions, please call 229.391.3970.


**BID & RFPs**

18-017 RFP: Tift Theatre Lighting Project 

Notice to Bidders: The City of Tifton requests sealed proposals for all labor and materials for the replacement and installation of a new lighting system in the Tift Theatre for Performing Arts. Sealed proposals will be received at the Office of the City Manager located at 130 E. 1st Street, Room 205, Tifton, GA 31794 until 11:00 a.m. on December 10, 2018. RFP specification packages are available online at www.tifton.net. A non-mandatory pre-proposal conference/inspection will occur at 2:00 pm on November 19, 2018 at the Tift Theatre located at 320 S. Main Street, Tifton, GA 31794.

Scope of Work/Specifications: All scope of work, specifications, and required forms can be located in the PDF below. If you have any additional questions please reach out to the contact listed below.

Designated Contact:

Josh Davis Technical Director, ABAC Arts Connection
Howard Auditorium
ABAC 13, 2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793
912.657.5237
229.391.5065
Joshua.davis@abac.edu
Office Hours: M-T, 8-5:30; F – 8-3:00

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Tift Theatre Lighting RFP and Specifications


18-016 Bid: Enclosed Cab Mini-Excavators and Equipment Trailers

Pre-Bid Meeting: There will be a pre-bid meeting at the City of Tifton’s Harrison Walker Maintenance–Warehouse Complex located at 1000 Armour Road, Tifton, Georgia 31794 on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am. Attendance is not required.

Sealed Bids: Sealed Bids for the (2ea) Enclosed Cab Mini-Excavators and (2ea) Equipment Trailers will be received until 3:00 pm Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at the City of Tifton City Hall located at 130 E. 1st Street, Tifton GA 31794, at which time and place all Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

Instructions to Bidders: The form shall be typed or printed in ink. All blanks in the form shall receive a response. A Bid shall be submitted no later than the date and time prescribed and at the place indicated in this document and shall be enclosed in an opaque sealed envelope plainly marked with “(2ea) Enclosed Cab Mini-excavator/(2ea) Equipment Trailers”, the name and address of the Bidder, and shall only include this letter, the completed bid form and a Certificate of Insurance. Bidder must be a vendor on file with the City of Tifton. If Bidder is not a vendor, a vendor application and W-9 form must be filled out and included with the Bid documents. If a Bid is sent by mail or other delivery system, the sealed envelope containing the Bid shall be enclosed in a separate envelope plainly marked on the outside with the notation “BID ENCLOSED”. It is solely the responsibility of the Bidder to verify that their Bid is present at the time and place specified in this document.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

City of Tifton Vendor Application and W-9
Invitation to Bid - (2ea) Enclosed Cab Mini-Excavators and (2ea) Equipment Trailers
Specifications


18-015 Wheel Excavator and 4' Brush Mower Attachment

Pre-Bid Meeting: There will be a pre-bid meeting at the City of Tifton’s Harrison Walker Maintenance–Warehouse Complex located at 1000 Armour Road, Tifton, Georgia 31794 on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 @ 11:30 am. Attendance is not required.

Sealed Bids: Sealed Bids for the (1ea) Wheel Excavator (1ea) 4’ Brush Mower Attachment will be received until 3:30 pm Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at the City of Tifton City Hall located at 130 E. 1st Street, Tifton GA 31794, at which time and place all Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

Instructions to Bidders: The form shall be typed or printed in ink. All blanks in the form shall receive a response. A Bid shall be submitted no later than the date and time prescribed and at the place indicated in this document and shall be enclosed in an opaque sealed envelope plainly marked with “(1ea) Wheel Excavator / (1ea) 4’Brush Mower Attachment”, the name and address of the Bidder, and shall only include this letter, the completed bid form and a Certificate of Insurance. Bidder must be a vendor on file with the City of Tifton. If Bidder is not a vendor, a vendor application and W-9 form must be filled out and included with the Bid documents. If a Bid is sent by mail or other delivery system, the sealed envelope containing the Bid shall be enclosed in a separate envelope plainly marked on the outside with the notation “BID ENCLOSED”. It is solely the responsibility of the Bidder to verify that their Bid is present at the time and place specified in this document.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

City of Tifton Vendor Application and W-9 
Invitation to Bid - Wheel Excavator and 4' Brush Mower Attachment
Specifications


18-014 Bid: Commercial Lawn Mowers

Pre-Bid Meeting: There will be a pre-bid meeting at the City of Tifton’s Harrison Walker Maintenance–Warehouse Complex located at 1000 Armour Road, Tifton, Georgia 31794 on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am. Attendance is not required.

There are two seperate mowers included in this bid. Each mower has a seperate set of specifications. Bidders are welcome to bid on both mowers or only one.

Sealed Bids: Sealed Bids for each mower will be received until 2:30 pm Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at the City of Tifton City Hall located at 130 E. 1st Street, Tifton GA 31794, at which time and place all Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

Instructions to Bidders: The form shall be typed or printed in ink. All blanks in the form shall receive a response. A Bid shall be submitted no later than the date and time prescribed and at the place indicated in this document and shall be enclosed in an opaque sealed envelope plainly marked with each mower being bid on, the name and address of the Bidder, and shall only include this letter, the completed bid form and a Certificate of Insurance. Bidder must be a vendor on file with the City of Tifton. If Bidder is not a vendor, a vendor application and W-9 form must be filled out and included with the Bid documents. If a Bid is sent by mail or other delivery system, the sealed envelope containing the Bid shall be enclosed in a separate envelope plainly marked on the outside with the notation “BID ENCLOSED”. It is solely the responsibility of the Bidder to verify that their Bid is present at the time and place specified in this document.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

City of Tifton Vendor Application and W-9
Invitation to Bid - (1ea) 52 Inch Zero Turn Commercial Lawn Mower
Invitation to Bid - (1ea) 60 Inch Zero Turn Commercial Lawn Mower

Specifications - (1ea) 52 Inch Zero Turn Commercial Lawn Mower
Specifications - (1ea) 60 Inch Zero Turn Commercial Lawn Mower





18-013 Bid: Flatbed and Pick Up Trucks

Pre-Bid Meeting: There will be a pre-bid meeting at the City of Tifton’s Harrison Walker Maintenance–Warehouse Complex located at 1000 Armour Road, Tifton, Georgia 31794 on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am. Attendance is not required.

There are four seperate trucks included in this bid. Each truck has a seperate set of specifications. Bidders are welcome to bid all four or only individual trucks. 

Sealed Bids: Sealed Bids for each truck will be received until 2:00 pm Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at the City of Tifton City Hall located at 130 E. 1st Street, Tifton GA 31794, at which time and place all Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

Instructions to Bidders: The form shall be typed or printed in ink. All blanks in the form shall receive a response. A Bid shall be submitted no later than the date and time prescribed and at the place indicated in this document and shall be enclosed in an opaque sealed envelope plainly marked with the name of each truck being bid on, the name and address of the Bidder, and shall only include this letter, the completed bid form and a Certificate of Insurance. Bidder must be a vendor on file with the City of Tifton. If Bidder is not a vendor, a vendor application and W-9 form must be filled out and included with the Bid documents. If a Bid is sent by mail or other delivery system, the sealed envelope containing the Bid shall be enclosed in a separate envelope plainly marked on the outside with the notation “BID ENCLOSED”. It is solely the responsibility of the Bidder to verify that their Bid is present at the time and place specified in this document.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

City of Tifton Vendor Application and W-9
Invitation to Bid - (1ea) 1/2 Ton LWB Ext. Cab Pick-up Truck 4x4
Invitation to Bid - (4ea) 1/2 Ton SWB Ext. Cab Pick-up Truck
Invitation to Bid - (1ea) 3/4 Ton 4 Door Pick-up Truck
Invitation to Bid - (1ea) 1 Ton 4 Door Flatbed Truck

Specifications - (1ea) 1/2 Ton LWB Ext. Cab Pick-up Truck 4x4
Specifications - (4ea) 1/2 Ton SWB Ext. Cab Pick-up Truck
Specifications - (1ea) 3/4 Ton 4 Door Pick-up Truck
Specifications - (1ea) 1 Ton 4 Door Flatbed Truck

Addendum No. 1 - 11.20.18




18-012 Bid: Goff Street and Fulwood Park
Improvemnets


Sealed Bids: Sealed bids for construction of the project entitled “Goff Street and Fulwood Park Improvements” will be received until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read.  No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days. 

Work To Be Done:  The work shall generally consist of furnishing all products and performing all labor necessary to install the following (see Plans and Specifications for complete details and description):

The Project includes (but is not limited to) construction of two concrete headwalls, approximately 180 square yards of roadway pavement construction, approximately 0.5 miles of concrete sidewalk construction, site grading, miscellaneous site improvements, and soil erosion control measures. The work will be awarded in one (1) contract and will be awarded based on the Base Bid.                                                                                                                                                       

Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents:  Copies of Bidding Documents may be obtained from ESG Engineering- contact Margaret Hildebrand at mhildebrand@esgengineering.com to procure Bidding Documents and to be added to the Bidder’s List (required to bid on project).  Digital documents will be provided at no charge and hard copies will be provided upon non-reimbursable payment of $200.

Contractor License:  Any Contractor submitting a bid must be licensed by the State of Georgia.  See Instructions to Bidders for additional bidding requirements.

Bonds:  Bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified cashier’s check in an amount not less than 5% of the base bid.  All bonds shall be by a surety company licensed in Georgia with an “A” minimum rating of performance and a financial strength of at least five (5) times the contract price as listed in the most current publication of “Best’s Key Rating Guide Property Liability”.  Performance and Payment Bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract price shall be required of the successful bidder if contract is awarded.  Each Bond shall be accompanied by a “Power of Attorney” authorizing the attorney-in-fact to bind the surety and certified to include the date of the bond.

Pre-bid Conference:  A pre-bid conference will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss project requirements and answer questions.  Attendance is not mandatory.  The meeting will be held at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794.

Reservation of Rights:  Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation, the rights to reject any or all nonconforming, nonresponsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids and to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project to make an award to that Bidder, whether because the Bid is not responsive or the Bidder is unqualified or of doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by the Owner.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Invitation to Bid #18-012 Goff Street and Fulwood Park Improvements
Addendum No 1 Package - 11.5.18

Addendum No 2 Package - 11.15.18



18-011 Request for Proposals (RFP): Crawler Dozer

The City of Tifton is seeking proposals from vendors to supply a new crawler dozer for the Landfill Department of the City of Tifton, Georgia. This crawler dozer will be used for all types of work at the Tifton-Tift County Landfill.

A pre-proposal conference will be held on October 12, 2018 at 10:00 am to determine the final specifications of the crawler dozer. All interested parties are encouraged to attend this conference. The conference location will be at City Hall, 130 East First Street, Tifton, GA, in the second floor conference room. If interested, specifications can be picked up at the Tifton-Tift County Landfill office, 445 Mitchell Store Rd. Tifton, Georgia, phone: 229-556-6222, or email: rickyh@tifton.net.

Proposals will be turned in to the City Manager’s Office by 1:30 pm, located at 130 East First Street, Tifton, GA on October 26, 2018. The proposals will be opened in the second floor conference room at City Hall, 130 East First Street, Tifton, GA at 2:00 pm. All proposals not turned in by deadline will be considered disqualified.

Please refer to the proposal specifications for details of the project. Any requested modifications will be discussed at the pre-proposal conference.

Please note that ALL proposals must marked on the envelope in BIG letters that it is a PROPOSAL and the project name.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Request for Proposals 
Preliminary Crawler Dozer Specifications
Final Crawler Dozer Specifications

18-010 Bid: 2019 Dodge Charger Emergency Equipment 

This is an invitation to submit a bid to the City of Tifton for "2019 Dodge Charger Emergency Equipment". The invitation to bid is for the equipment that will be installed in these vehicles. The equipment shall be new, unused, and of the latest design. Payment shall be made in thirty (30) days unless otherwise stated.

Sealed bids entitled “Bid #18-010 2019 Dodge Charger Emergency Equipment“ will be received until 2:00 PM on November 1, 2018 at the City Manager’s office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street East, Tifton, GA 31794 at which place they will be publicly opened and read. Mailed bids can be sent to the City of Tifton, Office of the City Manager, P.O. Box 229, Tifton, GA 31793. Faxed bids will not be accepted. Attendance is not required.

There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting at Tifton City Hall at 10:00 AM on October 18, 2018. Interested bidders may call the City and attend via conference call at 229-391-2631.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Invitation to Bid and Specifications 





18-009 Bid: Goff Street and Fulwood Park Improvements

Sealed Bids:  Sealed bids for construction of the project entitled “Goff Street and Fulwood Park Improvements” will be received until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read.  No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days. 

Work To Be Done:  The work shall generally consist of furnishing all products and performing all labor necessary to install the following (see Plans and Specifications for complete details and description):

The Project includes (but is not limited to) construction of two concrete headwalls, approximately 100 L.F. of 12” water main construction, approximately 140 square yards of roadway pavement construction, approximately 0.5 miles of concrete sidewalk construction, site grading, miscellaneous site improvements, and soil erosion control measures. The work will be awarded in one (1) contract and will be awarded based on the Base Bid.                                                                                                                                               
Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents:  Copies of Bidding Documents may be obtained from ESG Engineering- contact Margaret Hildebrand at mhildebrand@esgengineering.com to procure Bidding Documents and to be added to the Bidder’s List (required to bid on project).  Digital documents will be provided at no charge and hard copies will be provided upon non-reimbursable payment of $200.

Contractor License:  Any Contractor submitting a bid must be licensed by the State of Georgia.  See Instructions to Bidders for additional bidding requirements.

Bonds:  Bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified cashier’s check in an amount not less than 5% of the base bid.  All bonds shall be by a surety company licensed in Georgia with an “A” minimum rating of performance and a financial strength of at least five (5) times the contract price as listed in the most current publication of “Best’s Key Rating Guide Property Liability”.  Performance and Payment Bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract price shall be required of the successful bidder if contract is awarded.  Each Bond shall be accompanied by a “Power of Attorney” authorizing the attorney-in-fact to bind the surety and certified to include the date of the bond.

Pre-bid Conference:  A pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. to discuss project requirements and answer questions.  Attendance is not mandatory.  The meeting will be held at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794.

Reservation of Rights:  Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation, the rights to reject any or all nonconforming, nonresponsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids and to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project to make an award to that Bidder, whether because the Bid is not responsive or the Bidder is unqualified or of doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by the Owner.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Invitation to Bid #18-009 Goff Street and Fulwood Park Improvements
Bid Opening Sign In Sheet
Bid Tab



18-008 Bid: Fire Hydrant Replacement

Sealed Bids: Sealed bids for construction of the project entitled “Fire Hydrant Replacement” will be received until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read.  No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days. 

Work To Be Done: The work shall generally consist of furnishing all products and performing all labor necessary to install the following (see Plans and Specifications for complete details and description):

The Project includes (but is not limited to) the removal and replacement of approximately 45 fire hydrants and their associated fittings and repairs, including hydrant lead construction, valve installation, pavement replacement, curb and gutter replacement, sidewalk replacement, and soil erosion control measures. The work will be awarded in one (1) contract and will be awarded based on the Base Bid.                                                                                                                                                                      
Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents:  Copies of Bidding Documents may be obtained from ESG Engineering- contact Margaret Hildebrand at mhildebrand@esgengineering.com to procure Bidding Documents and to be added to the Bidder’s List (required to bid on project).  Digital documents will be provided at no charge and hard copies will be provided upon non-reimbursable payment of $200.

Contractor License:  Any Contractor submitting a bid must be licensed by the State of Georgia.  See Instructions to Bidders for additional bidding requirements.

Bonds:  Bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified cashier’s check in an amount not less than 5% of the base bid.  All bonds shall be by a surety company licensed in Georgia with an “A” minimum rating of performance and a financial strength of at least five (5) times the contract price as listed in the most current publication of “Best’s Key Rating Guide Property Liability”.  Performance and Payment Bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract price shall be required of the successful bidder if contract is awarded.  Each Bond shall be accompanied by a “Power of Attorney” authorizing the attorney-in-fact to bind the surety and certified to include the date of the bond.

Pre-bid Conference:  A pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. to discuss project requirements and answer questions.  Attendance is not mandatory.  The meeting will be held at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794.

Reservation of Rights:  Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation, the rights to reject any or all nonconforming, nonresponsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids and to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project to make an award to that Bidder, whether because the Bid is not responsive or the Bidder is unqualified or of doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by the Owner.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Invitation to Bid #18-008 Fire Hydrant Replacement
Addendum 1 Package - 8.31.18
Bid Opening Sign In Sheet
Bid Tab



18-007 Bid: Tift Avenue Force Main Relocation


Sealed Bids: Sealed bids for construction of the project entitled “Tift Avenue Force Main Relocation” will be received until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018 City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read.  No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days. 

Work To Be Done: The work shall generally consist of furnishing all products and performing all labor necessary to install the following (see Plans and Specifications for complete details and description):

The Project includes (but is not limited to) approximately 1,395 L.F. 4” force main including associated fittings, pavement replacement, and soil erosion control measures.  Installation will take place using both an open cut and directional drilling methods. The work will be awarded in one (1) contract and will be awarded based on the Base Bid.                                                                                                                                                                               
Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents: Copies of Bidding Documents may be obtained from ESG Engineering- contact Margaret Hildebrand at mhildebrand@esgengineering.com to procure Bidding Documents and to be added to the Bidder’s List (required to bid on project).  Digital documents will be provided at no charge and hard copies will be provided upon non-reimbursable payment of $200.

Contractor License: Any Contractor submitting a bid must be licensed by the State of Georgia.  See Instructions to Bidders for additional bidding requirements.

Bonds:  Bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified cashier’s check in an amount not less than 5% of the base bid.  All bonds shall be by a surety company licensed in Georgia with an “A” minimum rating of performance and a financial strength of at least five (5) times the contract price as listed in the most current publication of “Best’s Key Rating Guide Property Liability”.  Performance and Payment Bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract price shall be required of the successful bidder if contract is awarded.  Each Bond shall be accompanied by a “Power of Attorney” authorizing the attorney-in-fact to bind the surety and certified to include the date of the bond.

Pre-bid Conference: A pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss project requirements and answer questions.  Attendance is not mandatory.  The meeting will be held at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794.

Reservation of Rights: Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation, the rights to reject any or all nonconforming, nonresponsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids and to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project to make an award to that Bidder, whether because the Bid is not responsive or the Bidder is unqualified or of doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by the Owner.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Invitation to Bid #18-007 Tift Avenue Force Main Relocation
Bid Opening Sign In Sheet
Bid Tab


18-006 Bid: Tifton Police Department Pursuit Vehicles

This is an invitation to submit a bid to the City of Tifton for the “#18-006 Tifton Police Department Pursuit Vehicles”. The City of Tifton is seeking bids on six (6) 2019 Dodge Charger police vehicles. The vehicles shall be new, unused, and of the latest design. Invitation to bid along with specifications are listed below in the attached documents. The payment shall be made thirty (30) days net unless otherwise stated.

Sealed bids entitled “Tifton Police Department Pursuit Vehicles” will be received until 10:00 AM on August 16, 2018 at the City Manager’s office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street East, Tifton, GA 31794 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. Mailed bids can be sent to City of Tifton, Office of the City Manager, P.O. Box 229, Tifton, GA 31793. Faxed bids will not be accepted.

There will be a non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting on August 2, 2018 at 10:00 am at the above address. Bidders are welcome to call and attend via conference call at 229-391-4737.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

18-006 Invitation to Bid and Specifications
Pre-Bid Documents

 




18-005 Bid: Pebblebrook Water Main Replacement

This is an invitation to submit a bid to The City of Tifton for the “18-005 Pebblebrook Water Main Replacement”. Sealed bids for construction of the project entitled “Pebblebrook Water Main Replacement” will be received until 2:00 p.m. July 2, 2018 at the City Manager’s Office, Tifton City Hall, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read.  No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days. 

There will be a non-mandatory Pre-Bid meeting June 19, 2018 in the Tifton City Hall – Conference Room, 130 1st Street E, Tifton, GA 31794 at 2:00 pm.

Work to be Done:  The work shall generally consist of furnishing all products and performing all labor necessary to install the following (see Plans and Specifications for complete details and description): the project includes (but is not limited to) approximately 7,400 L.F. 8” water main and 5,700 L.F. 6” water main construction including associated hydrants, ductile iron fittings, valves, pavement replacement, and soil erosion control measures. The work will be awarded in one (1) contract and will be awarded based on the Base Bid.

Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents:  Copies of Bid Documents may be obtained from ESG Engineering- contact Margaret Hildebrand at mhildebrand@esgengineering.com to procure Bidding Documents and to be added to the Bidder’s List (required to bid on project). Digital documents will be provided at no charge and hard copies will be provided upon non-reimbursable payment of $200.

Contractor License: Any Contractor submitting a bid must be licensed by the State of Georgia.  See Instructions to Bidders for additional bidding requirements.

Bonds:  Bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified cashier’s check in an amount not less than 5% of the base bid.  All bonds shall be by a surety company licensed in Georgia with an “A” minimum rating of performance and a financial strength of at least five (5) times the contract price as listed in the most current publication of “Best’s Key Rating Guide Property Liability”.  Performance and Payment Bonds, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract price shall be required of the successful bidder if contract is awarded.  Each Bond shall be accompanied by a “Power of Attorney” authorizing the attorney-in-fact to bind the surety and certified to include the date of the bond.

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.

18-005 Bid Document
Addendum #1 Package
Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting Sign-In Sheet
Addendum #2 Package


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 http://www.tifton.net/business/bids-rfps/ . 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 jshepherd@esginc.net (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





18-004 Request for Proposals (RFP): Tifton-Tift County Inert Landfill Grinding Services

The City of Tifton is requesting proposals from all interested parties to provide grinding services for approximately 8,000-10,000 tons annually of wood material and the removal of mulch at the Tifton-Tift County Inert Landfill located at 601 Armour Street, Tifton, Georgia 31794.

Pre-Proposal Conference: There will be a non-mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference June 1, 2018 in the Tifton City Hall – Conference Room, 130 East 1st Street, Tifton, Georgia 31794 at 10:00 AM.  All participants are encouraged to attend this meeting.  Interested parties may contact Ricky Hobby via phone at (229) 556-7406 or email at rickyh@tifton.net for the specifications and/or any other questions/comments.  Any requested modifications will be discussed at the Pre-Proposal Conference.  The results from the Pre-Proposal Conference will be the final specifications for this project.

Sealed Proposals:  The date and time in which the sealed proposals are to be received and opened will be discussed and set at the Pre-Proposal Conference.  The date and time, along with the final specifications will be posted after the Pre-Proposal Conference.

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 veteran 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 in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

18-004 RFP Document
Grinding Services Specifications
18-004 RFP Document Post Pre-Bid Meeting