INVITATION FOR BIDS
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington will receive bids for the
BENTLEYVILLE AND HOUSTON SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT NOS. CD 21-01
AND CD 21-13 until 11:00 A.M. prevailing time, on Monday, March 21, 2022 at its office, Courthouse Square, Room 603, 100 West Beau Street, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid documents are available for no charge at the HMT and Associates website, hmtandassociates.com., A hard copy is available for a non-refundable payment of $79.50. (Phone 724-
916-0061). Checks are to be made payable to HMT and Associates. Only contract documents purchased directly from HMT and Associates will be accepted.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty, which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. The form of the guaranty shall be in accordance with the type permitted under the contract documents. SBE, MBE, WBE and Section 3 businesses are encouraged to bid.
Standard contract provisions of the U.S. Department of HUD Act of 1968, as amended, and the U.S. Department of Labor for CDBG apply to this project, including Federal Prevailing Wage Rates, Civil Rights, EO 11246, EO 11625, Affirmative Action, Section 3 Requirements, Federal Public Works, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, together with all Standard Provisions of CDBG Programs. Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, or handicap. The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low and very low income persons, particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing.
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington for a period not to exceed forty-five (45) days from the date of opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the contract.
In no event will the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington consider a contractor as eligible if he cannot initiate the work under the contract within 15 days of the contract execution and proceed to the successful completion of the work within thirty (30) consecutive calendar days of the Notice to Proceed.
REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON
By: Kerry Fox
Community Development Specialist