Refugio County (owner) will receive bids for the “New Precinct 4 – Volunteer Fire Department Building, Refugio Co., Tivoli, Texas” until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2019. Sealed proposals will be addressed to Refugio County, 808 Commerce Street, Refugio, TX 78377. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m., December 19, 2019 at 808 Commerce Street, Refugio, TX 78377.

A pre-bid conference and site visit will be held at the project site Crocket St. & Gin St., Tivoli, TX on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Questions concerning the “New Precinct 4 – Volunteer Fire Department Building”, scheduling, and coordination of work will be discussed at the meeting. It is highly recommended that the prime contractors bidding the project be in attendance.

Major items of work include the following:

This project consists of the construction of “New Precinct 4 – Volunteer Fire Department Building” a pre-engineered metal building (3,372 sf) with three engine bays and office area and certain site work including demolition, all in accordance with the contract documents, technical specifications, and plans. Refer to Section 01 11 00 for Summary of Work.

Plans and Specifications may be obtained electronically from the Engineer/Architect.

This project will require 5% Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond in an amount equal to 100% of the accepted bid. Failure to provide required performance and payment bonds for this contract will result in forfeiture of the 5% Bid Bond.

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, payable to Refugio County, as a guarantee that the successful bidder will enter into a contract with the Owner.

Refugio County reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

Bids may be held by Refugio County 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.