Projects Currently Out for Bid
BID RESULTS FOR NARCOOSSEE ROAD
INVITATION FOR BID (One of One)
The City of Orlando, Florida, will receive sealed bids through the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 400 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, for Conroy Road Intersection Improvements Project #6201 on March 20, 2008, at 4:00 pm local time, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read in the Agenda Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall. The Contract will consist of roadway widening and related improvements from the eastbound I-4 exit ramp along Conroy Road to Eastgate Drive.
The engineer’s estimate for this project is $1,400,000.
Plans, Specifications & Contract Documents will be open to public inspection after 1:00 pm February 18, 2008, in the Public Works Department Records Room, 8th Floor, City Hall (phone #407-246-3267). Plans, Specifications & Contract Documents may be obtained free of charge for the first copy. Additional copies may be purchased for $25, plus tax, per set (non-refundable). A free PDF copy of the plans is also available on CD.
Refer to "Instruction to Bidders" for more information on the bidding process.
Bids must be accompanied by a bid bond, certified check or cashier's check made out to the City of Orlando, or other security as provided by law, in an amount not less than 10% of the total base bid.
Bidders must be Florida Department of Transportation Pre-qualified in the following work classes: grading, drainage and flexible paving, to be considered a responsible bidder and eligible to be awarded a contract for this project.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at 2 pm in the Group Room, 8th Floor, City Hall.
All questions about the meaning/intent of the Plans & Contract Documents must be submitted in writing before 4 pm, March 6, 2008, to Jeff Arms, P.E., Project Manager, Transportation Engineering Division, 400 S. Orange Ave., 8th Floor, Orlando, Florida 32801. Questions will be answered in accordance with Article 5 of the "Instruction to Bidders", replies will be given at a later date.
Upon award of contract, the Low Bidder shall be required to provide Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of the Contract Price. The Surety must be licensed to do business in the State of Florida, must be included on the United States Department of the Treasury’s Listing of Approved Sureties, and must have at least an “A-” rating in accordance with the most current A.M. Best Company financial strength ratings.
City of Orlando Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance
The Contractor shall be required to comply with the City of Orlando's Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise Ordinance (Chapter 57). The Supplementary Conditions establish requirements which must be achieved by the Contractor; certain required actions must be taken at least 10 days prior to bidding. The MBE/WBE Letters of Intent (see form in Supplementary Conditions) must be provided at the time of bid opening. If either or both the MBE/WBE goals are not met, MBE/WBE "good faith" documentation must be provided at the time of bid opening.
CONTRACTOR is required to pay its workers, as well as its subcontractors providing services pursuant to a contract with the CITY, a living wage for the time spent providing services to the CITY. (This provision does not include general administrative personnel unless they are assigned to a CITY project.) “Living wage” means compensation for employment of not less than $8.50 per hour for straight time, exclusive of FICA, unemployment taxes, and workers compensation insurance and employee benefits. This provision shall apply to all bid and proposal awards for services which involve CITY expenditures that exceed $100,000.00 per year.
Responsible Contractor’s Policy
For contracts with an estimated value of at least $100,000, the CONTRACTOR will be required to comply with the City of Orlando’s Responsible Contractor’s Policy, which requires that CONTRACTOR pay its workers and require its Subcontractors to pay their workers on this Project an hourly wage, based on classification for the Orlando region established by the Davis-Bacon Act (hereinafter “hourly wage”). The Wage Determination for this Project can be found at www.gpo.gov/davisbacon/fl.html. The applicable county is Orange County, and the construction type is Highway. Additionally, CONTRACTOR shall provide its workers and require its Subcontractors to provide their workers with health benefits, such requirement being satisfied by providing to the workers on this project either 1) health benefits through a bona fide program or 2) by increasing their hourly wage by 20%. If satisfying the health benefits requirement by providing health benefits through a bona fide program, the Supplementary Conditions establish minimum health insurance benefits acceptable to the CITY. Moreover, certification as to the existence of a CONTRACTOR’S bona fide health benefits program for its workers must be provided to the City with its bid at the time of the bid opening.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities, to reject any or all Bids, or to re-advertise for Bids. Awards, if made, will be to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder whose bid is most advantageous to the Owner, price and other factors considered.
Alan R. Oyler, P.E.
Director of Public Works
Updated February 20, 2008