ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Project Name: Ferndale Water System Emergency Intertie
Bid Date: August 31, 2022 – 1:00 PM
Pre-Bid Meeting: August 22, 2022 – 1:00 PM
Engineer: Wilson Engineering LLC, Bellingham, WA
Engineers Estimate: $1,500,000 to $2,000,000 (including sales tax)
NOTICE TO IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE CITY OF FERNDALE that sealed bids will be received from contractors by the Public Works Director for the Ferndale Water System Emergency Intertie project. Bids may be hand-delivered to the second floor of City Hall, 2095 Main Street, Ferndale, WA, or mailed to PO Box 936, Ferndale, WA 98248. Bids will be received until 1:00 PM on August 31, 2022. All bids shall be received in sealed envelopes with “FERNDALE WATER SYSTEM EMERGENCY INTERTIE” marked plainly thereon. Said bids will then and there by opened and read aloud. Bidders and other properly interested parties are invited to be present at the bid opening.
The project involves the installation of 10” – 16” diameter water main, vaults, and appurtenances per the contract documents. Bids received after the time fixed for opening cannot be considered.
Please contact either Brian Smith or Andy Law, Wilson Engineering, (360) 733-6100, for project information. Only bids from bidders who have obtained the Contract Documents and have requested to be listed on the Planholders’ List, will be accepted. Copies of plans and specifications are on file for review at Wilson Engineering LLC, 805 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. Hard copies are available for purchase ($100 non-refundable fee), or may be downloaded from the Wilson Engineering project website at https://wilsonengineering.com/bidding-documents/.
A deposit in the form of a postal money order, cashier’s check, or bond in the amount of 5% of the greatest amount bid must be submitted with each bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into a contract or furnish a satisfactory contract bond within the time stated in the specifications, the deposit shall be forfeited to the City.
There will be a non-mandatory, pre-bid meeting for the Project held at 1:00 PM, Monday August 22, 2022, at the project site, 4562 Wynn Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226.
The City shall reject any bid not accompanied by bid security. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids if such action is in the best interest of the City. The City of Ferndale is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Small, Minority and Women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids. All bidders must be licensed contractors registered in the State of Washington.
All work performed on this project will be subject to prevailing state wage rates. Contractor will be required to obtain a City of Ferndale business license prior to mobilization.