REQUEST FOR BIDS/INVITATION FOR BIDS HALL COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY CENTRAL NEBRASKA REGIONAL AIRPORT (GRI), GRAND ISLAND, NE SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT (SRE) BROOM ACQUISITION Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Grant No. 3-31-0034-044-2020 Sealed bids will be received by the Hall County Airport Authority (Authority) at 3579 Sky Park Road, Grand Island, NE, 68801 until 9:00 a.m. local time, on Thursday, June 10, 2021 and then publicly opened and read aloud, for the purchase of Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) Broom. Bidders who do not wish to attend in person may use the following call-in number and participant code to attend the bid opening via teleconference: Call-In Number: (605) 313-5156, Access Code: 429068# The specified Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) items include the following: w Carrier Vehicle w Snow Broom Attachment with Airblast System Copies of the bid documents including technical specifications are on file and may be inspected at the following locations: w Hall County Airport Authority, 3579 Sky Park Road, Grand Island, NE, 68801 (308-385-5170) w Alfred Benesch & Company, 825 "M" Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 (402-479-2200). A complete set of electronic plans and specifications, not including referenced documents, may be obtained from the Engineer via an Engineer hosted FTP site at no cost. To request electronic plans/specifications from Benesch, please send an email request to both of the following email addresses with the required info: Benesch Email Addresses: (Andrew, Project Manager) and (Elizabeth, Project Engineer) Email Information Email Title: GRI-SRE Acquisition - Bid Documents Request Contractor Email Address: Email Address Where FTP Link Can Be Sent Contractor Contact Name: Name of Person To Be "Attentioned" On Email Contractor Phone Number: (Area Code) Phone # Parties then interested in submitting an official bid must contact Benesch (402-479-2200) and request an official hard copy bid booklet. The electronic documents on the Engineer hosted FTP site do not contain the official bid booklet. Contractors must obtain an official hard copy bid booklet from Benesch to submit a bid. A pre-bid meeting will NOT be held in conjunction with this project. Contractors (Manufacturer's & Suppliers) bidding need not be pre-qualified but shall be qualified to do the work. Each proposal must be accompanied by a bid guaranty (per 49 CFR Part 18.36(h)(1)) in the amount of not less than five (5) percent of the total amount of the bid. The bid guaranty may be by certified check on a solvent bank or bid bond made payable to the Hall County Airport Authority. All proposals submitted in accordance with the instructions presented herein will be subject to evaluation. Bids may be held by the Authority for a period not to exceed ninety (90) calendar days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of evaluating bids prior to award of contract. Award of contract will be based on the lowest aggregate sum proposal (for the award option that is in the Authority's best interest based on available Federal Funding) submitted from those bidders that are confirmed as being responsive and responsible. Contractor's bidding shall bid all items. The right is reserved, by the Authority, to reject any and all bids and to waive any or all irregularities, technicalities, informality or any information in the bids received. The successful bidder will NOT be required to furnish separate performance and payment bonds. Prospective Bidders are hereby advised that award of contract is contingent upon FAA's concurrence in utilization of Federal funding assistance under the CARES Act Grant No. 3-31-0034-044-2020. Federal Provisions Each bidder shall be aware and acknowledge that the project is subject to the FAA's current Federal Contract Provisions. Civil Rights - Title VI Notice: The Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 USC �� 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders or offerors that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award. DBE Requirement: This project is subject to the requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Participation. It is the policy of the Authority to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. The Authority encourages participation by all firms qualifying under this solicitation regardless of business size or ownership. Award of contract is also subject to the following provisions: Each bidder shall be aware and acknowledge that the project is subject to the FAA's current Contract Provision Guidelines for Obligated Sponsors and Airport Improvement Program Project itemized as follows and included in Article 2 Contract Provisions of the contract documents: w TITLE 49 United States Code, CHAPTER 501 - Buy American Preferences. w TITLE VI Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 - Civil Rights Title VI Assurances, Compliance With Nondiscrimination Requirements. w DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 29 - Government-wide Debarment and Suspension. w Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Requirements - See above. w DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 30 - Denial of Public Works Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Procurement Market Access to U.S. Contractors (Foreign Trade Restriction). w Lobbying Of Federal Employees: TITLE 31 United States Code, 1352 - Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment, 2 CFR part 200, Appendix II(J) and 49 CFR part 20, Appendix A. w Procurement of Recovered Materials: 2 CFR 200.322, 40 CFR Part 247 and Solid Waste Disposal Act. By: Michael J. Olson, Hall County Airport Authority. END OF REQUEST FOR BIDS 14-21 ZNEZ


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