NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Pleasant Garden Community Center Bathroom Renovation

5024 Alliance Church Road

Pleasant Garden, NC 27313

Sealed proposals will be received by the Town of Pleasant Garden, in the office of the Town Administrator, 4920 Alliance Church Road, Pleasant Garden, NC, up to 2:00 p.m., legal local time, on Thursday, December 14, 2017, and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, material, and equipment entering into the construction of the ADA Bathroom, located in the current Community Center. Complete plans will be open for inspection in the offices of tma architect, p.a., 2449 North Beech Lane, Greensboro, 27455, 336-282-7171 (Design Professional); Rose Reprographics, 511 Simpson Street, 336-279-1085; or may be obtained by those qualified and who will make a bid, free of charge.  No partial sets of documents will be issued. Electronic sets will also be available free of charge.

The work will require renovation of an existing 192 square foot office into a bathroom and storage room, mechanical, plumbing and electrical work. The sewer will tie into the existing septic field (under separate contract), new drinking fountain and minor exterior work.

An optional Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm, legal local time, the Community Center. The site is currently occupied by the owner and will be occupied throughout the construction. Contractors can visit at any time with coordination through the architect.

Bids will be received by single prime format, by general contractors only, for all work.  All proposals shall be based on a stipulated sum basis.  Segregated bids will not be accepted.  All proposals shall include the cost of all state and local sales and use taxes.

All contractors are hereby notified that they must have proper license under the state laws governing their respective trades.

General Contractors are notified that Chapter 87, Article 1, General Statutes of North Carolina, will be observed in receiving and awarding general contracts.  General contractors submitting bids on this project must have license classification for general construction – unlimited (set forth the license classification required under G.S. 87-1).

Plumbing Contractors are notified that Chapter 87, Article 2, General Statutes of North Carolina, will be observed in receiving and awarding plumbing contracts

Mechanical Contractors are notified that Chapter 87, Article 2, General Statutes of North Carolina, will be observed in receiving and awarding mechanical contracts

Electrical Contractors are notified that Chapter 87, Article 4, General Statutes of North Carolina, will be observed in receiving and awarding electrical contracts

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cashier’s check or a certified check drawn on some bank or trust company, insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, of an amount equal to but not less than five Percent (5%) of the proposal, or in lieu thereof a bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent (5%) of the bid executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute the contract in accordance with the bid bond.  Said deposit shall be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages in event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten working days after the award or to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

Each proposal must be accompanied by the documentation required by the Sate of North Carolina’s Minority and Women’s Business Enterprise program included in the project manual.  Failure to include such documentation is grounds for rejection of the bid proposal.

A performance bond and a payment bond will be required for One Hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. Liquidated damages will not be part of the bid process.

Payment will be made on the basis of Ninety-five percent (95%) of monthly estimates for the entire project.  Final payment will be made upon completion and acceptance of the work as stated in the contract documents.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids, except under the provisions of General Statute 143-129.1, for a period of sixty (60) days.

Bidders are required to be pre-qualified for this project.  Any contractor that has is interested in bidding shall contact the architect for pre-qualification.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.

                                                                        Signed:            Sandy Carmany

                                                                                                Town Administrator

                                                                                                Pleasant Garden, NC

Design Professional:   Thomas Moreau, AIA (tma@triad.rr.com)

                                    tma architect, p.a.

                                    Post office box 39355

                                    Greensboro, NC  27438          336.282.7171