ADVERTISEMENT AND INVITATION FOR BIDS Sealed Proposals addressed to Mayor of the Town of Refugio,






Sealed Proposals addressed to Mayor of the Town of Refugio, 613 Commerce Street, Refugio, Texas, 78377 will be received at Town Hall until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012 and then publicly opened and read aloud at the same location and time for the “Rebid of the Edward Street (Alley) Sewer Line Improvements Project.” Any bids received after the above-stated date and time will be returned unopened.

The project will consist of:

Replacing approximately 1463 linear feet of existing 8-inch clay sewer line with 8-inch HDPE sewer line by utilizing the pipe bursting method, removing and replacing three (3) manholes, and reconnecting thirty six (36) sewer services in accordance with the contract documents, specifications, and plans.

Copies of the Contract Specifications and Drawings are on file at Town Hall, 613 Commerce Street, Refugio, Texas 78377 and at the office of LNV, 801 Navigation, Suite 200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78408, Phone (361) 883-1984, and will be forwarded to prospective bidders or suppliers upon submitting a non-refundable fee of $40.00 with the engineer, LNV, for each set of documents obtained. If mailed, an additional separate fee of $10.00 will be required from all prospective bidders or suppliers to cover shipping and handling charges. All payments described above represents reproduction costs and are non-refundable.

"We reserve the right to process checks electronically by transmitting the amount of the check, routing number, account number, and check serial number to your financial institution."

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a Certified or Cashier's Check or a Bidder's Bond from a surety company licensed in the State of Texas, in an amount of at least Five Percent (5%) of the largest amount bid, payable to the Town of Refugio, Texas as a guarantee that the successful bidder will enter into a contract with the Owner.

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

Bids may be held by the Town of Refugio for a period not to exceed 60 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidder’s qualifications prior to the contract award.

Town of Refugio, Texas

/s/ Callie Shreckengost,

City Secretary