ADVERTISEMENT TO BIDDERS WATER MAIN PROJECT 2021-W-3 FOR CITY OF GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA Bids can be submitted online or to the office of the City Clerk, 100 East First St., Grand Island, NE 68801 or P.O. Box 1968, Grand Island, NE 68802 until 2:00 p.m. (local time) on September 29, 2020 for furnishing labor, tools, equipment, materials, and doing all work for the complete installation of Water Main Project 2021-W-3, including but not limited to the installation of approximately 470 linear feet of 6" dia. ductile iron water main by trenchless construction, water service connections, pavement removal and restoration, and related work within Sycamore Street between 22nd Street and Capital Avenue, FOB the City of Grand Island. Bids will be publicly opened at this time in the Grand Island City Clerk's office on 1st floor of City Hall. Bids received after the specified time will not be considered. The Bid proposal and any Addenda may be viewed on-line at under Bids & Proposals - Bid Documents. Bidding documents, plans, and specifications for use in preparing bids may be downloaded from the Quest CDN website, for a thirty-dollar ($30) fee. Bids must be uploaded to the Quest CDN website or received at the City Clerk's office (100 East First St., Grand Island, NE 68801) before the specified time to be considered. If mailing, or delivering to City Clerk's office, the bidder shall provide the original signed bid documents and two (2) additional copies of the Form of Contractor's Bid and three (3) copies of the Checklist for Bid Submission. Each bidder shall submit with their bid a certified check, a cashier's check or bid bond payable to the City Treasurer in an amount no less than five percent (5%) of the bid price which shall guarantee good faith on the part of the bidder and the entering into a contract within twenty (20) days, at the bid price, if accepted by the City. Bid bonds must be issued by surety companies authorized to do business in the State of Nebraska. When submitting bid online, the bid bond shall be uploaded to the Quest CDN website, When mailing or delivering bid, your certified check, cashier's check or bid bond must be submitted in a separate envelope attached to the outside of the envelope containing the bid. Each envelope must be clearly marked indicating its contents. Failure to submit the necessary qualifying information in clearly marked and separate envelopes will result in your bid not being opened or considered. The successful bidder will be required to comply with fair labor standards as required by Nebraska R.R.S. 73-102 and comply with Nebraska R.R.S. 48-657 pertaining to contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Fund of the State of Nebraska. Successful bidder shall maintain a drug free workplace. Every public contractor and his, her or its subcontractors who are awarded a contract by the City for the physical performance of services within the State of Nebraska shall register with and use a federal immigration verification system to determine the work eligibility status of new employees physically performing services within the State of Nebraska. Successful bidder shall comply with the City's insurance requirements and supply performance and payment bonds. Bids will be evaluated by the Purchaser based on price, quality, adherence to schedule, plan and specification, economy and efficiency of operation, experience and reputation of bidder, ability, capacity, and skill of the bidder to perform contract required and adaptability of the particular items to the specific use intended. The Purchaser reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities therein and to accept whichever bid that may be in the best interest of the City, at its sole discretion. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of sixty (60) days after date of opening bids. RaNae Edwards, City Clerk 15


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