Details for Town of Damascus Public Notice
INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids in duplicate for the Laurel Creek Park and Trail in Damascus, VA 24236, will be received at the office of the Town Manager, 208 W. Laurel Ave., Damascus, VA 24236 until 1:00 pm o'clock, local prevailing time, January 16th, 2020. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time. Withdrawal of bids due to error shall be according to Section 2.2-4330.B.2 of the Virginia Public Procurement Act. The bidder shall have two hours after the opening of bids within which to claim in writing any mistake as defined herein and withdraw his bid. The contract shall not be awarded by the public body until the two-hour period has elapsed. Unless cancelled or rejected, the responsive bid from the lowest responsible bidder shall be accepted as submitted, except that if the bid from the lowest responsible bidder exceeds available funds, the Public Body or designated official may negotiate with the low bidder to obtain a contract within available funds. Negotiation will occur with the low responsive and responsible bidder per Virginia Public Procurement. Contract is to be awarded on a Stipulated Sum basis. Contract documents, including Instructions for Bidders, drawings and specifications, may be examined at Damascus Town Hall, 208 W. Laurel Ave., Damascus, VA 24236. Digital copies of contract documents may be requested from Destination by Design Studios, PLLC. Contact Alex Gotherman at 828-386-1866 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Digital copies may also be retrieved by contacting Gavin Blevins at 276-783-5103 or email@example.com. Bids must be accompanied by a bid guarantee as specified in the Instructions for Bidders. A pre-bid conference will be held at 10 am, local prevailing time, on December 17, 2019 at the Damascus Town Hall, 208 W. Laurel Ave., Damascus, VA 24236. Qualifications of bidders will be required as detailed in the Instructions for Bidders. Details include: contracts on hand (amount of each contract and anticipated dates of completion), major equipment available for this contract, experience in construction similar to this project, credit available, and default on previous contracts or failure to complete any work awarded. Bidders must be licensed as a Class A contractor or registered as a Class B contractor in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The bidder's attention is directed to the Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 11. This is a federally assisted project. Bidders and contractors performing work under this advertisement are bound by the requirements of President's Executive Order 11246 as amended by Executive Order 11375; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 109 of Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended; Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968; the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; the Davis-Bacon Act; the Copeland "Anti Kickback" Act; the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act; and Public Law 100 202. The bidder's attention is called to the "Equal Opportunity Clause" and the goals and timetables for minority and female participation in each trade and to the fact that not less than minimum wages set forth in the contract documents must be paid. Construction shall comply with the requirements of the erosion control ordinances of Washington County, VA. The Town of Damascus is an EEO employer. SBE/MBE/WBE contractors are encouraged to bid on this project.