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Bid Title: W.O. 20-08: Low Service Pump Station No. 1 Backup Generator
Category: Equipment Replacement
Status: Closed
Bid Recipient: Billings City Clerk

Description:
INVITATION TO BID

Separate sealed bids for the construction of W.O. 20-08: Low Service Pump Station No. 1 Backup Generator will be received by the Billings City Clerk, P.O. Box 1178, Billings, MT 59103 or until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, and then publicly opened and read aloud. The bid opening will be via Facebook Live on the City’s Facebook page: Billings MT City Government. No hand delivered bids will be accepted.

The project generally consists of:

• Construction of a new post frame Generator/Storage Building, 80 feet by 50 feet, including site and access road
• Installation of the City owned 800kW Generator within a separate room in the new building
• Installation of the City owned 2000 gallon generator fuel tank
• Electrical work associated with connecting the 800kW Generator
• Concrete encased duct banks from the Generator Building to LSPS No. 1 as well as the Chemical Building
• Control conduit installation within the existing Chemical Building

The contract documents consisting of a Project Manual may be examined or obtained at the office of HDR Engineering, Inc., 970 South 29th Street West, Billings, MT 59102 in accordance with Article 2.01 of Instructions to Bidders. Hard copies of the Project Manual (includes half sized drawings only) can be obtained from HDR for a non-refundable payment of $50.00. Electronic pdfs of the Project Manual and Drawings can be provided at no cost via One Drive or email. CONTRACTORS submitting a bid must be on the plan holders’ list, which requires obtaining a hard copy of the Project Manual from HDR Engineering.

In addition, the Drawings and Project Manual may be examined at the following locations:

Montanabid.com

There will be a virtual Pre-Bid Conference using Web-Ex and/or a conference call bridge at 9:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Interested CONTRACTORS are encouraged to attend. If you plan to attend, contact Melissa Widseth with HDR Engineering, at or 406-655-4024 for details of how to join the meeting.

CONTRACTOR and any of the CONTRACTOR’S subcontractors bidding or doing work on this project will be required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734. All laborers and mechanics employed by CONTRACTOR or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid wages at rates required by Federal Davis Bacon for Yellowstone County, Montana, and included in the Project Manual. The CONTRACTOR must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Each bid or proposal MUST be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid Bond payable to the City of Billings, MT in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. Successful BIDDERS shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful BIDDER(s) and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided. Bids submitted via email shall have the bid bond scanned and included with the bid. Bids submitted via mail shall have any of the bid securities included.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of bids, which is 2:00 p.m. local time, May 26, 2020.

The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period of not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the OWNER.

The City of Billings is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Publication Date/Time:
4/30/2020 12:00 AM
Publication Information:
Yellowstone County News 5/1/20, 5/8/20, 5/15/20 & 5/22/20
Closing Date/Time:
5/26/2020 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Billings City Clerk, P.O. Box 1178, Billings, MT 59103 or email bids@billingsmt.gov
Bid Opening Information:
2:00 PM via FaceBook Live
Pre-bid Meeting:
5/13/20 @ 9AM, Using Web-Ex
Contact Person:
For further information or questions concerning this project, please contact Craig Habben with HDR Engineering at 970 South 29th Street West, Billings, MT 59102, by phone at 406-698-4271, or by email at Craig.Habben@hdrinc.com; or contact Ken Ard at the Office of the City Engineer, 2224 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101, by phone at 406-657-8235, or by email at ardk@billingsmt.gov.
Fee:
$50 Non-refundable
Plan & Spec Available:
The contract documents consisting of a Project Manual may be examined or obtained at the office of HDR Engineering, Inc., 970 South 29th Street West, Billings, MT 59102 in accordance with Article 2.01 of Instructions to Bidders. Hard copies of the Project Manual (includes half sized drawings only) can be obtained from HDR for a non-refundable payment of $50.00. Electronic pdfs of the Project Manual and Drawings can be provided at no cost via One Drive or email. CONTRACTORS submitting a bid must be on the plan holders’ list, which requires obtaining a hard copy of the Project Manual from HDR Engineering.

In addition, the Drawings and Project Manual may be examined at the following locations:

Montanabid.com

Business Hours:
M-TH; 7AM-5PM; CLOSED FRIDAYS
Special Requirements:
CONTRACTOR and any of the CONTRACTOR’S subcontractors bidding or doing work on this project will be required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734. All laborers and mechanics employed by CONTRACTOR or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid wages at rates required by Federal Davis Bacon for Yellowstone County, Montana, and included in the Project Manual. The CONTRACTOR must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Miscellaneous:
Each bid or proposal MUST be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid Bond payable to the City of Billings, MT in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. Successful BIDDERS shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful BIDDER(s) and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided. Bids submitted via email shall have the bid bond scanned and included with the bid. Bids submitted via mail shall have any of the bid securities included.


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