MBE/WBE Solicitation for Raising of Dwellings at 334 East 9th Street and 122 East 12th Street, Bloomsburg, PA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Bloomsburg is accepting sealed bids for the Raising of Dwellings at 334 East 9th Street and 122 East 12th Street, Town of Bloomsburg on PennBID or at the office of the Engineer, Peters Consultants, Inc., 100 Robbins Avenue, Berwick, PA 18603 until 11:00 A.M. local time on June 21, 2022, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The Work comprises the raising of two dwellings and all appurtenances for a complete job in accordance with the Contract Documents. Each Bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check or Bid Bond in the amount of 10 percent of the total Bid price, payable to the Town of Bloomsburg, as a guarantee that the Bidder, if its Bid is accepted, will promptly obtain the required Bonds and Insurance, prepare the required submittal documents and execute the Agreement. All Bids shall remain irrevocable for a period of 60 calendar days from the date of Bid opening, or as allowed by law. A set of Contract Documents can be viewed and obtained online at http://PennBid.ProcureWare.com or a hardcopy of the Contract Documents is available for inspection without charge at the office of the Engineer, Peters Consultants, Inc., 100 Robbins Avenue, Berwick, PA 18603 and a PDF set of Contract Documents may be emailed upon request. In addition to the Equal Employment requirements of Executive Order 11246 regarding discrimination, the Contractor must establish a 6.9% goal for female participation and a 1% goal for minority participation in his/her aggregate on-site construction workforce for contracts in excess of $10,000. The Town of Bloomsburg is utilizing federal funds for this project, and has adopted a Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MBE/WBE) policy. The bidders/offerors must submit documentary evidence of minority and women business enterprises who have been contacted and to whom commitments have been made. Documentation of such solicitations and commitments shall be submitted with the bid. The Contractor shall strive to meet the MBE goal of 5% and the WBE goal of 3% for contracts of $25,000 or more. The Town of Bloomsburg reserves the right to award to the most responsible Bidder on Bid Schedule and reject any part of and/or all Bids as it may best serve the interest of the Owner. The Town of Bloomsburg reserves the right to accept the bid for one or both addressable structures, to reject any or all Bids, to waive any irregularities, or to negotiate the Contract amounts. Wage Rates are required to be paid per State Prevailing Wages.