• INVITATION TO BID THE MACON W...

INVITATION TO BID THE MACON WATER AUTHORITY MACON, GEORGIA Sealed Bids for furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment and appurtenances necessary for the installation of the Amerson Water Treatment Plant Fiber Network Replacement (the "Project") will be received by the Macon Water Authority (the "Owner"), at the Macon Water Authority, 570 Hemlock Street, Engineering Conference Room, Macon, Georgia 31202 until 10:00 A.M., local time, August 20, 2019, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The Project consists of providing equipment in order to modernize the current SCADA system to make it more sustainable. The Owner places high priority on the selection of equipment and the design of facilities that will provide a high level of reliability and the lowest level of maintenance cost. The Project will be awarded in one Contract. Fifty-one percent (51%) of the Work under the Contract Documents must be self-performed by the General Contractor. The Project will be awarded by base bid on a total bid price basis for the performance and completion of all Work required by the Contract Documents. The Contract Documents include, but may not be limited to, the Instructions to Bidders, the Contract Agreement, the General Conditions, the Drawings, the Specifications and the forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, and Payment Bond. Copies of Contract Documents may be obtained from our Program Manager, Jacobs, 10 10th Street, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30309, by contacting Evelyn Manon, +1 404.751.2183, Evelyn.Manon@Jacobs.com, upon a non-refundable payment of $150.00, for each set. A street address must be provided to ensure prompt delivery. No partial sets of bidding documents shall be issued. Each Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount of 10% of the Bid, prepared on the form of Bid Bond that is part of the Contract Documents, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and having as surety thereon a surety company licensed to do business in the State of Georgia and listed in the latest issue of U.S. Treasury Circular 570. Bidders must comply with the Minority Participation Requirements specified in the Instructions to Bidders. The Bidder shall have and maintain any and all professional or other required licenses and certifications required to perform the Project. The successful Bidder for this Project shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond, satisfactory to the Owner, each in the amount of 100 % of the Contract Price. Employment of Local Businesses and Contractors: It is the desire of the Owner that local businesses, including minorities and disadvantaged subcontractors, be given the opportunity to participate on the various parts of the Work. The Owner's encouragement of participation of minority and locally owned businesses and contractors is not intended to restrict or limit competitive bidding or to increase the cost of the Work. The Owner supports a healthy, free market system that seeks to include responsible local businesses and provide ample opportunities for local business growth and development. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids. The Owner reserves the right to waive informalities and technicalities. The Macon Water Authority R.A. "Tony" Rojas Executive Director & President END OF SECTION