INVITATION FOR BIDS
Live Oak County will receive bids for the “2012 Live Oak County Texas Capital Fund Project No. 712052 — Wastewater System Improvements Project” until 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 25, 2013. Sealed proposals will be addressed to County Judge Jim Huff, Live Oak County Courthouse, 301 Houston Street, George West, Texas, 78022. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 25, 2013 at the County Judge’s Office. A Pre- Bid Conference will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Live Oak County Courthouse with an on- site visit being a portion of the proceedings.
Major items of work
include the following:
The project consists of 2,500 linear feet of 6” PVC wastewater line, 25,000 linear feet of 6” PVC force main, manholes, lift station, and three highway bores in Live Oak County, TX in accordance with the contract documents, technical specifications, and plans.
Bid/Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications are on file for review at Live Oak County Courthouse, 301 Houston Street, George West, Texas 78022 and copies can be obtained at the office of LNV, 801 Navigation, Suite 300, Corpus Christi, Texas 78408, (361) 883-1984, and will be forwarded to prospective bidders or suppliers upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $40.00 with the Engineer, LNV, for each set of documents obtained. If mailed, an additional separate non-refundable fee of $10.00 will be required from all prospective bidders or suppliers to cover shipping and handling charges. Both fees represent 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.
A bid bond by an acceptable surety, in the amount of 5% of the bid amount shall be submitted with each bid. A certified check or bank draft payable to the Owner or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (as par value) may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond.
Attention is called to the fact that not less than the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) wage rate, as issued by the U.S. Department of Labor and contained in the contract documents, must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.
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 Owner 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 bidders’ qualifications prior to the contract award.
Live Oak County, Texas
/s/ Jim Huff, County Judge