CITY OF MILWAUKEE
SPECIFIC OFFICIAL NOTICE
Sealed bids will be opened on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. for SIDEWALK PAVING WORK, in the following location:
CONSTRUCTION OF 5" CONCRETE WALK, 8" CONCRETE DRIVEWAY, VARIABLE THICKNESS ASPHALTIC CONCRETE PAVEMENT, CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER, 8" HIGH EARLY STRENGHT CONCRETE DRIVEWAY, 8" CONCRETE BASE, GRAVEL FILING, DETECTABLE WARNING FIELDS, MANHOLE/INLET ADJUSTMENTS, AND SODDING & TOPSOIL , CONCRETE AND OTHER REMOVALS, ETC.;
ST210020103 - In West Good Hope Road from North 60th Street to North 76th Street
(Southside of West Good Hope Road only)
Time for Completion:
All work must be completed by October 30, 2020. All contract work shall be complete within forty (40) contract workdays as per Section 305.6.1 of the Specifications.
Liquidated Damages, per diem: $1000.00/Day
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, 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: NA. 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, 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 through Bid Express or emailed PDF), 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 email a signed/executed copy of the bid bond to the Department of Public Works Contract Office by emailing both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. HOWEVER, THE EMAILED 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 by mail to 841 N Broadway, Rm. 506, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 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. Bids can be submitted using either Bid Express OR by emailing PDF copies of the complete bid documents to both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com prior before 10:30 am on the date of the bid opening. However, Bidders are strongly encouraged to utilize Bid Express for submitting bids. Electronic documents can be obtained via:
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. CALL 414-286-3314 TO HAVE YOUR COMPANY'S NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION PLACED ON THE PLAN HOLDER'S LIST.
PAYMENT MONITORING REQUIREMENTS: 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 REQUIREMENTS: 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.
Bids are being opened remotely at this time. Please call 414-286-3309 if you would like to attend a bid opening via conference call.
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: Jeffrey S. Polenske, P.E.
Commissioner of Public Works