INVITATION FOR BIDS - Sycamore Creek Subdivision Street Repair

Sealed bids for the Sycamore Creek Subdivision Street Repair Project (hereinafter "Project") will be received by the City of New Melle, 145 Almeling Street, New Melle, Missouri 63365, until 10:30 a.m. CST, on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 where they will be publicly opened and read aloud. 

The Scope of Work includes removal and replacement of concrete road slabs, joint sealing, and other incidental items and work described in the Drawings, Project Manual, or reasonably inferable therefrom to construct the referenced project.

Bid packages will be available after 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 and may be obtained from the Wentzville office of Cochran located at 8 East Main St.; Wentzville, MO 63385, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $30.00 per set. For directions, please call 636-332-4574. 

A non-mandatory but recommended pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 2:00 p.m at the City of New Melle's City Hall located at 145 Almeling Street, New Melle, Missouri 63365. 

A bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid amount must accompany each bid, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. 
The City of New Melle anticipates issuing notice to proceed in Fall of 2021. 

Please note that Missouri's Prevailing Wage Law establishes a minimum wage rate for public works projects in Missouri valued over $75,000. If the project is over $75,000, the wage rates applicable to this project have been predetermined as required by law and are set forth in this specification. Effective January 1, 2009, and pursuant to RSMo 285.530 (1), No business entity or employer shall knowingly employ, hire for employment, or continue to employ an unauthorized alien to perform work within the state of Missouri. The successful bidder must submit a sworn affidavit and documentation affirming the business entity's enrollment and participation in the federal work authorization program and that all of its employees working for the contracted services are not illegal immigrants. 

Upon signing the contract, the successful contractor and any subcontractor performing the work shall provide a ten-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) construction safety program for their on-site employees. 

The City of New Melle hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award. 

THE CITY OF NEW MELLE INTENDS TO AWARD THE CONTRACT TO THE MOST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER SUBMITTING THE LOWEST BID. THE OWNER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS, AND TO WAIVE ANY IRREGULARITIES IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE OWNER. 

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