The City of Auburn (Auburn Water & Sewer) will receive sealed Bids for the construction of their Sewer System Extension Project: Service to Champion Pet Foods (Contract 1) until 10:00 a.m. local time, Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the office of the Auburn City Hall, 103 East Main Street, PO Box 465, Auburn, Kentucky 42206, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The contract involves construction of a complete sewer expansion to serve the new Champion Pet Foods Industry, east of Auburn, with a new force main along US Highway 68 from the plant site back to the current city sewer plant plus one lift station for the industrial site. Other improvements in the existing collection system are also included.
Bids are to be addressed to Auburn Water & Sewer, 103 East Main Street, P.O. Box 465, Auburn, Kentucky 42206, and shall be marked “Sealed Bid – Sewer System Extension Project: Contract 1 (Lines & Pump).” Bids are also to include on the outside, Bidder’s name and address and the Bid receipt date and time. Bids shall be prepared in compliance with the requirements of the Instructions to Bidders.
Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, which is McGhee Engineering, Inc., at P.O. Box 267, 202 South Ewing Street, Guthrie, Kentucky 42234 or by calling (270) 483-9985. A $100.00 non-refundable charge will be required for each set of Bidding Documents (each set includes specifications and 22-inch by 34-inch drawings). Shipping and handling fees are included. Overnight mailing of Bidding Documents will not be provided. Bids will be accepted only from contractors holding approved bid forms. Bidding Documents may be examined at the office of McGhee Engineering, Inc.
The City of Auburn (Auburn Water & Sewer) is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minority and small businesses to bid on all projects. Any contract(s) awarded under this Invitation for Bids are expected to be funded in part by grant and/or loans from federal and state agencies. Neither the United States nor any of its departments, agencies or employees is or will be a party to this Invitation for Bids or any resulting contract. The project will be subject to all requirements pertaining to public works projects in Kentucky. Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and State of Kentucky Prevailing minimum wages to be paid under the contract. Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Anti-Kickback Act, and the Contract Work Hours Standard Act. Bidders must comply with the President’s E.O. No. 11246 as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin. Bidders must provide a certification of prior work under E.O. No. 11246 (Equal Employment Opportunity) as amended. Bidders and subcontractors, if applicable, must comply with 41 CFR 60-4, in regard to affirmative action, to insure equal opportunity to females and minorities and will apply the time tables and goal set forth in 41 CFR 60-4. Bidders shall make positive effort to use small, minority, woman-owned and disadvantaged businesses.