PUBLIC NOTICES, BIDS & RFP’S


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**PUBLIC NOTICES**

 
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**

18-009 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  No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.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