BID #11100
Water and Sewer 

Water Main Relay, Repair and Extension

Due Date: Ongoing

The City of Wauwatosa will receive sealed proposals for the open cut relay, repair and extension of water main, until 11:01 A.M. Local Time, Thursday, August 30, 2012, at the office of the City Clerk in the City Hall, 7725 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Council Chambers at the City Hall, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. CONTRACT 12-12 WATER MAIN RELAY, REPAIR AND EXTENSION Under this proposal, the Contractor shall furnish all labor, materials, supplies, equipment, tools and other services necessary for the open cut relay, repair and extension of water mains; for water service alterations, relays and reconnections; and for surface restoration. The contractor will perform this work at various locations throughout the City of Wauwatosa all in accordance with contract documents, including plans and specifications on file in the office of the Director of Public Works, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. The specific locations of the work are listed in Section 200 of the contract documents. Interested parties may obtain copies of the contract documents, including plans and specifications, at the office of the Director of Public Works, City Hall, 7725 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. There is a nonrefundable charge of $25.00 for the plans and contract documents. The City will not send contract documents to local contractors or suppliers. However, the City will send out contract documents to non-local firms provided a FedEx number accompanies the request. The firm requesting the contract documents shall pay all costs for the shipping. Contractors shall address their bids to the City Clerk of the City of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, and marked "Bid for CONTRACT 12-12 WATER MAIN RELAY, REPAIR AND EXTENSION" All proposals must be submitted on a form provided for that purpose, together with a certified check or bid bond equal to five (5) percent of the bid payable to the City of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, as a guarantee that if his bid is accepted, the successful bidder will execute and file the proper contract and bonds within ten (10) days after notification of award of the contract. In case the successful bidder shall fail to execute such contract and bonds, the amount of the check or bid bond shall be forfeited to the City as liquidated damages. Contractors and Subcontractors shall pay not less than the higher prevailing wage rate for a job classification on public work as established by the Federal Department of Labor and the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The Contractor may refer to s. DWD 290.10 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code and either s. 66.0903 or s 103.49, Stats. for a complete explanation of the administrative review process. Copies of these wage rates are contained in Section 400 of the Contract Documents. The letting of the work described herein is subject to the provisions of Section 66.09, Wisconsin Statutes, requiring the bidder to furnish proof of responsibility. Bidder prequalification is required on forms furnished by the City of Wauwatosa and submitted to the Director of Public Works. Prequalification forms that are submitted after 5 days preceding the contract letting date may be cause for the rejecting of bids. The completion dates for CONTRACT 12-12 WATER MAIN RELAY, REPAIR AND EXTENSION Division A shall be November 16, 2012, and Division B shall be October 12, 2012. Failure on the part of the successful bidder to execute his contract and performance and labor & material payment bonds within ten (10) days from the date of notice of the award of contract will be considered as just cause for the annulment of the award and the forfeiture of the proposal guarantee to the City not as a penalty but in payment to the City as liquidated damages as a result of such failure. No bid shall be withdrawn after the opening of bids for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled time of closing of bids. If the contractor does not complete the work on or before the date set forth above for CONTRACT 12-12 WATER MAIN RELAY, REPAIR AND EXTENSION or within the extra time allowed under a Director of Public Works granted time extension, the City will assess liquidated damages. The City will deduct Six Hundred Fifty Dollars ($650.) for every calendar day that the work remains uncompleted from payments due the contractor. The Contractor will also be charged for each and everyday inspection is required after the time of completion has expired. This charge will be based on the actual costs of inspection, construction supervision, clerical and administrative costs, traffic control and overhead charges. The contractor shall develop, implement and maintain a substance abuse prevention program which complies with State of Wisconsin Act 181 (Chapter 103.503 of the State Statutes) and Sections 200.21 and 505.09 of this contract. The program must cover all union and non-union employees who work on City of Wauwatosa construction sites. A required "Affidavit of Compliance" is included in Section 300 and must be submitted with the bid. The right to reject or accept any or all bids and the right to waive any informality in bidding is reserved to the City of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. On Contract 12-12, Division B is being partially funded by the Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and, therefore, will be subject to that program's requirements. The Bidder's attention is called to the "Notice of Requirement for the Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246)", contained in the bid documents, which set forth, in part, goals and timetables for the employment of women and minorities in the project areas. On Division B of Contract 12-12, contractors will be required to obtain minority-owned and women-owned businesses to perform work which combine for a total of 15 percent of the construction contract amount.

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City of Wauwatosa