ADVERTISEMENT TO BIDDERS for MASTIC SURFACE TREATMENT; PROJECT NO. 2021-MST-1 for CITY OF GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, 100 E. First Street., Grand Island, NE 68801 or P.O. Box 1968, Grand Island, Nebraska 68802 until 2:15 p.m., (Local Time), Thursday, May 13, 2021 for the construction of Mastic Surface Treatment; Project No. 2021-MST-1 for the City of Grand Island. Bids will be publicly opened at this time in the Conference Room #1 located on 1st floor of City Hall. Bids received after specified time will be returned unopened to sender. Bids shall be submitted on forms which will be furnished by the City OR 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 and received before the specified time to be considered. Each bidder shall submit with their bid a certified check, a cashiers 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 fifteen (15) days, at the bid price, after acceptance by the City. "Your certified check, cashiers 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. OR Bid bonds must be uploaded to Quest CDN, Bid bonds must be issued by surety companies authorized to do business in the State of Nebraska. Please return one original and one copy of each bid sheet. 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 comply with the City's insurance requirements, and supply performance and payment bonds. Successful bidder shall maintain a Drug Free Workplace Policy. 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. GRATUITIES AND KICKBACKS: City Code states that it is unethical for any person to offer, give, or agree to give any City employee or former City employee, or for any City employee or former City employee to solicit, demand, accept, or agree to accept from another person, a gratuity or an offer of employment in connection with any decision, approval, disapproval, recommendation, or preparation of any part of a program requirement or a purchase request, influencing the content of any specification or procurement standard, rendering of advice, investigation, auditing, or in any other advisory capacity in any proceeding or application, request for ruling, determination, claim or controversy, or other particular matter, pertaining to any program requirement or a contract or subcontract, or to any solicitation or proposal therefore. It shall be unethical for any payment, gratuity, or offer of employment to be made by or on behalf of a subcontractor under a contract to the prime contractor or higher tier subcontractor or any person associated therewith, as an inducement for the award of a subcontract to order. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of forty-five (45) days after date of opening bids. TITLE VI: The City of Grand Island, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notified all bidden that it will affirmatively insure that in any contact entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, sex, age and disability/handicap in consideration for an award. SECTION 504/ADA NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: The City of Grand Island does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission of its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations. The City of Grand Island also does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information or accommodation regarding the ADA and Section 504 may be forwarded to the designated ADA and Section 504 compliance coordinator. City Administrator 308-389-0140 100 East First Street, Grand Island, NE 68801 Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Plans and specifications for use in preparing bids may be obtained from the office of the City Engineer, Second Floor, City Hall, 100 East First Street, Grand Island, NE. RaNae Edwards City Clerk 29


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