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Town Of Rutherfordton, N.C.




Tuesday. March 20, 2018 

TIME: 3:00 P.M 





Public Works 1 



Instructions For

Request for Proposals


Sealed bids will be received from invited contractors until  3:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, 2018  for the Public Works Building Project, 230 N. Cleghorn Street, Rutherfordton, NC for Town of Rutherfordton, NC.  Bids will be received at the Town Hall, 129 N. Main St., Rutherfordton, NC 28139 in the Council Chambers.  The project will be bid as a Single Prime Contract with Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical as subcontracts.  Unless other possible considerations come into play, the project will be awarded on the basis of lowest bid.  We would be pleased if your company would bid.


The project consists of new construction and site work for a public works facility.  The facility is approximately 9,535 sf and consists of office areas, truck maintenance bays, and a storage mezzanine.  The building structure is a pre-engineered metal building rigid frame system.


Qualified bidders, intending to submit a bid, can obtain one set of complete bid documents from TALLEY & SMITH ARCHITECTURE, INC., P.O. Box 518, Shelby, NC, 28151, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Phone (704) 487-7082.  Plan deposit is $200 for one set.  The bid package will consist of a set of drawings, a project manual, and a compact disk of the drawings and the project manual in PDF format.  Bidders may request to receive only the compact disk and a plan deposit will not be required.


Bid documents will be available for inspection in the office of Talley & Smith Architecture, Inc., and at Carolinas AGC iSqFt, Dodge Data & Analytics, Blue Book, and Construct Connect (CMD).


Bidders shall receive a refund of the full deposit if Bidding Documents are returned complete and in good, usable condition, within 10 days after the Bid Opening date.  The successful bidder may keep their copy and will be issued a full refund.  If Bidding Documents are not returned to the Architect within 10 days after the bid opening date, the deposit will be forfeited.


Contractors not submitting bids will receive a full refund of their deposit if Bidding Documents are returned complete and in good, usable condition, provided they notify the Architect of their intention not to bid and return the plans within 3 days prior to bid due date.


Additional copies of drawings and specifications, in whole or in part, for bidders, subcontractors, suppliers, or other parties may be obtained from CADcopy and Supply, 438 Poole Road, Ellenboro, NC, owner Dennis Goodrich (704-487-8815).


Contractors and subcontractors are hereby notified that they must have the proper license under the State Laws governing their respective trades.


Bid Security of 5% of the bid in Cash, Certified Check, or Bid Bond is required.  Performance and payment bonds for 100% of the contracts sum will be required.


No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for a period of forty-five (45) days.  The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.