Public Notice No.5224

ADVERTISEMENT (Notice To Bidders)


Public Notice

(Notice To Bidders)
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Lusk, WY (the Owner) will receive sealed bids for furnishing all equipment, labor, materials, tools, transportation, and services necessary for installation and testing the Lusk Municipal Well No. 1 Replacement Project Specifically, this work will include:
As described in the project manual, the well will be a 12” diameter cased well with screen. The nominal borehole for the 18” cased well is 18” diameter. The well work will include: drilling of the bore hole; installing the casing pipe, well screen, and filter pack; bentonite and/or cement seal; well development work; and pump/aquifer testing. The drill site will be reclaimed and stabilized at the end of the project.

The project will consist of the installation of a new 40 HP VFD submersible well pump, motor, and all affiliated piping, the construction of a new well house, installation of water main, additional, there are some miscellaneous storage tank construction, tank improvements to be completed part of the project. The work shall be completed in accordance with AWWA A-100 Standard for Water Wells and Wyoming State Engineer’s Office and Department of Environmental Quality Standards. The contractor(s) shall be Wyoming licensed well drillers and pump installers.
This work is described in the Project Manual for the Lusk Municipal Well No. 1 Replacement Project. A pre-bid tour will be conducted on March 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. local time. Meet at the Lusk Town Hall 201 East 3rd Street, Lusk WY 82225. Sealed bids will be received until April 9, 2019 @ 2:00 PM local time Attn: Linda M. Frye Clerk/Treasurer Town of Lusk PO Box 390, 201East 3rd Lusk, WY 82225. Last day to submit written question is April 2, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
Plans and Specifications may be obtained from QuestCDN eBidDoc #6195170 including Bidding Documents
A Bid guarantee in the amount of 5% of the total bid shall be submitted with each bid as required in the bidding documents. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory performance and payment bonds in the amount of 100% of the accepted bid.   
The contract will be awarded to the qualified, responsible, certified, resident bidder making the lowest responsive bid, if such resident’s bid is not more than five percent (5%) higher than that of the lowest responsible non-resident bidder. For award purposes only, low bid will be determined by increasing the bids of nonresident bidders by 5%.
The Owner shall have the power to reject any part or all of any and all bids or to waive irregularities in bids received.  A contract will be awarded to the bidder who, in the opinion of the Engineer and the Owner affords the lowest cost and is the most qualified and responsive bidder.  No bidder will be allowed to withdraw his bid for a period of thirty (30) days following the actual date of the opening of bids or until the successful bidder has entered into a contract with the ENGINEER.
Owner herby notifies all prospective bidders that they will affirmatively assure that Small, Minority, and Women owned businesses will be afforded full and equal opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and are specifically encouraged to do so.  The Owner further assures that they will not discriminate against anyone on the grounds of race, sex, age, color or national origin in consideration for an award.
Qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) are encouraged to submit bids on this project. Bidders that use a subcontractor(s)/supplier(s) are required to make a good faith effort at soliciting DBE subcontractor/supplier participation. Bidders shall submit the required DBE Good Faith Effort Documentation form and other related forms with their bids.  
Pursuant to W.S. 16-6-106, “preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, agricultural products, equipment, machinery and provisions produced, manufactured or grown in Wyoming, or supplied by a resident of the state, quality being equal to articles offered by the competitors outside of the state”.
Public Notice No.5224.  Published in The Lusk Herald - March 13, 2019, March 20, 2019 & March 27, 2019