SPECIFIC OFFICIAL NOTICE NO. 84-2017
CITY OF MILWAUKEE
NOTICE NO. 84-2017
Sealed bids will be opened on MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. for CITY UNDERGROUND CONDUIT (CUC) WORK, in the following locations:
THE INSTALLATION OF CUC MANHOLES, ENCASED NONMETALLIC CONDUIT, CONSTRUCTION OF TEMPORARY 3" CONCRETE, 5" CONCRETE WALK, CONCRETE REMOVALS, ETC.;
TD04884042 - W. Juneau Ave. - N. Old World Third St. to N. 4th St.; N. 4th St - W. Highland Ave. to W. Juneau Ave.; N. 5th St. - W. Juneau Ave. to Parking Structure
Time for Completion: All work must be completed by September 1, 2017. No delays or extensions shall be granted on this time of completion.
Liquidated Damages, per diem: $500
The residency requirement for this project is 40% of all hours worked on the project. One quarter of these hours must be attributable to residents living in the following zip codes: 53204, 53205, 53206, 53208, 53210, 53212, 53215, 53218, 53233
The SBE requirement for this project is 25% of the contract base bid.
For a complete listing of City of Milwaukee certified SBE firms, see the Office of Small Business Development's (OSBD) website at http://city.milwaukee.gov/Directory/OSBD. If there are any questions regarding SBE firms, please contact the OSBD office at 414-286-5553.
The apprenticeship requirements for this project are: N/A. If this contract is awarded at $500,000 or higher, 25% of all apprentice labor hours must be worked by apprentices certified for participation in the Residents Preference Program and 40% of all apprentice labor hours must be attributed to apprentices living in the following zip codes: 53204, 53205, 53206, 53208, 53210, 53212, 53215, 53218, 53233
The contractor shall specifically note the SBE, residency, and apprenticeship forms for this project. If the forms are not filled out properly, it will be cause for rejection of the bid.
Bid Security Required: Bond (either Electronic thru Bid Express or Paper), Certified Check, Cashier's Check or Cash to accompany bid: 10% of the Contractor's Base Bid. For those bids being submitted through BID EXPRESS and using a Paper Bond, the contractor may fax a signed/executed copy of the bid bond to the Department of Public Works Contract Office at 414-286-8110. HOWEVER, THE FAXED COPY OF THE BOND MUST BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN 10:30 A.M. ON THE SAME DATE THAT THE BIDS ARE DUE FOR THAT SPECIFIC OFFICIAL NOTICE, or the bid will be considered non-responsive. The original bid bond document will then need to be submitted by the contractor to the Department of Public Works Contract Office, Rm. 506, Municipal Building, immediately upon being notified that they are the apparent low bidder
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Invitation to Bid, all bid documents and the Plans and Specifications for the listed project(s) are all available electronically on the DPW website AS WELL AS on the Bid Express Website. At this time, Bids can be submitted using either Bid Express OR by purchasing and submitting paper bids in the usual manner. However, Bidders are strongly encouraged to utilize the electronic and/or Bid Express methods of obtaining bid documents and Bid Express for submitting bids, as in the near future the Department of Public Works intends to have bid documents available only electronically and through Bid Express, and to accept bid submittals only via Bid Express. Electronic documents can be obtained via http://mpw.milwaukee.gov/bids/docs/84-2017.
The Bid Express website is located at bidexpress.com. Any required addenda or response related to listed projects will be posted on both the DPW and Bid Express websites. At this time there are still a limited number of hard copies of the bid documents available at the address listed below. IF YOU ONLY PRINT THE DOCUMENTS FROM THE DPW WEBSITE PLEASE CALL 414-286-3314 TO HAVE YOUR COMPANY'S NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION PLACED ON THE PLAN HOLDER'S LIST.
PAYMENT MONITORING REQ- UIREMENTS: All Contractors awarded a contract valued at $25,000.00 or more are required to participate in training on the City of Milwaukee's B2GNow contract compliance software. Contractors must complete the training no later than 30 days after the date of contract award. Throughout the contract term, Contractors are required to regularly provide timely subcontractor payment information in the City's contract compliance software.
Please contact the Office of Small Business Development (OSBD) at 414-286-5553 should you have any questions or concerns regarding the training or reporting process.
PAYROLL MONITORING REQU- IREMENTS: The Prime Contractor awarded this project is required to participate in training on the City of Milwaukee's LCP Tracker Labor Compliance Software after the date of contract award. Throughout the contract term, Contractors are required to regularly provide timely payroll information via LCP Tracker.
Please contact the DPW Contracts Office at 414-286-3314 should you have any questions or concerns regarding the training or reporting process.
Plans and project manual will be furnished to the prospective bidders upon payment of a $10.00 non-refundable fee in room 506, Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 North Broadway, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202. For general questions call 414-286-3314.
A $10.00 per set additional non-refundable fee is required to obtain bid documents by mail. Plans are sent via U.S. mail unless other arrangements are made by the contractor.
Contractor must comply with all provisions of the CITY OF MILWAUKEE GENERAL OFFICIAL NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS published herein and at: http://mpw.milwaukee.gov/services/bids_home Signed: GHASSAN KORBAN, P.E. Commissioner of Public Works