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2017 Asphalt Bids
INVITATION TO BID: The City of Ranson Public Works Department is seeking sealed bids for the asphalt paving of a number of streets at various locations throughout the City. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “STREET PAVING PROJECT BID” on the outside. Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. on June 30, 2017, at Ranson City Hall, 312 S. Mildred Street, Ranson, WV 25438. Detailed specifications are available at http://cityofransonwv.net/351/City-Bid-Opportunities. Any questions concerning the bid specifications should be directed to Bill Silveous, Public Works Director, at 304-724-3875 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The City shall award the contract or reject all bids within thirty (30) days, unless there has been an agreed extension. The City of Ranson reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, waive any informality in the bidding process and accept the bid that is in the best interests of the City of Ranson. The City of Ranson also reserves the right to reduce or eliminate the scope of work once bids are received.
Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond, or a certified check or a cashier’s check made payable to the City of Ranson, West Virginia as a guarantee that if the contract is awarded to the bidder, that the bidder will enter into a contract and will furnish a performance bond equal to the amount of the contract, for the faithful performance of said contract within twenty (20) days of the award date. For the bid to be accepted, the bid bond must be included with the current bidding forms and shall not be less than 10% of the amount bid. All bid bonds and performance bonds must comply with the provisions of WV Code 33-19-1 and 33-12-7 including the requirement regarding counter-signature of the bond by a Licensed West Virginia resident agent of the insurer. In the event that a cashier’s check or certified check is used, it is necessary that a certificate of surety accompany it to guarantee the furnishings of the above required performance bond
Women and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.
Director, Public Works
The City of Ranson, West Virginia, is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified architectural and engineering firms to provide general comprehensive consulting and professional services for planning, designing, construction bidding and contract administration. Firms interested in participating in this activity will be required to negotiate a contract for services in compliance with Federal and State regulations applicable to engineering and architectural contracts after selection as the best qualified firm.
Professional services may include the following: (1) Engineering, designing, planning and consulting services relating to a new sanitary main sewer line and lift station along the WV Route 9 corridor from Jefferson Orchard to current Ranson owned and operated sanitary sewer system; (2) Engineering, designing, planning and consulting services relating to miscellaneous streetscape and construction projects; (3) Providing primary engineering and support services for preparing and updating the City’s Capital Improvement Plan. These projects may include the construction or re-construction of the following infrastructure: sewer, water, storm water, roads, sidewalks, and green infrastructure; (4) providing engineering, architectural, design, planning and consulting services relating to City infill urban redevelopment projects such as the Powhatan Place (former Kidde site) project; and (5) miscellaneous on-call engineering services.
Procurement of said services will be in accordance with West Virginia State Code § 5G-1 et seq. All firms interested in being considered for this project must submit an original and five (5) copies of each of the following:
(1) Letter of Interest (no more than 1 page);
(2) Statement of Qualifications and experience of personnel who will actually be on the team for Ranson (no more than 1 page per person);
(3) Recent project descriptions, current names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least six (6) references, four (4) of which will include your firm’s most recently completed projects. A minimum of three (3) out of the six (6) references must be City and/or County work product references similar in size and complexity to the City of Ranson (no more than 2 pages per project);
(4) Evidence that the firm is registered and licensed to perform the required work in the state of West Virginia, and proof of adequate insurance;
(5) Description of the geographical location of the office from which this contract would be serviced, if awarded (address subject in letter of interest).
The purpose of this competitive process is to select the firm, which will provide the highest quality services at a practical fee. Accordingly, technical qualifications and individual or design team experience, along with the firm’s experience and implementation of Smart Growth, sustainability and urban redevelopment principles, will be weighed heavily in this objective selection process. The complete bidding packet and selection/rating criteria are available upon request. A contract for services will be negotiated after a firm has been selected, based on qualifications. The City reserves the right to select one or more firms to provide various services. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all letters of interest at any time for any reason.
Additional information regarding the scope of this project may be obtained at the Office of the City Manager, Stacey A. Dodson Pfaltzgraff, City Clerk, 312 S. Mildred Street, Ranson, West Virginia 25438 or at email@example.com. All submissions must be addressed and submitted to the same aforementioned address with the words “Engineer Expression of Interest” marked on the front of the envelope. The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Submissions postmarked on or before June 30, 2017, will be accepted.
All firms making a submission must be prepared to provide a presentation (short list candidates) to the selection committee at a time and date to be determined.
The City of Ranson will afford full opportunity to minority business enterprises that submit an expression of interest in response to this solicitation and will not discriminate against any interested firm or individual on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, age, disability, nor national origin in the contract award.