Sealed Bids will be
received at the office of the City Clerk in the City Building, 400 East
Military Avenue, Fremont, Nebraska, until 2:00 p.m., September 27, 2017, and be
publicly opened and read in the Council Chambers at that time for all labor, equipment,
and materials necessary to complete the installation of the FREMONT UTILITY
EXTENSIONS for the City of Fremont. The Project consists of constructing 4,231
FT of water transmission main, 20,855 FT of sewer forcemain, 13,765 FT of
natural gas piping, installation of 460 FT of electrical conduits, and
installation of 28,099 FT of fiber optic conduit.
The Issuing Office for the
Bidding Documents is: HDR Engineering, 301 S. 13th Street, Suite
601, Lincoln, NE 68508. Contact: Joann
Tumbleson, phone: 402-742-2900, email: .
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Each bid shall be
accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check, or a bank draft on a solvent
Nebraska bank insured by FDIC or a bid bond in the amount not less the five
percent (5%) of the bid price. That bid security shall be sealed and addressed
to the City Clerk, Fremont, Nebraska and labeled on the outside "FREMONT
UTILITY EXTENSIONS ". Any bids
received from contractors not so qualified will be returned unopened.
The bid security shall
guarantee the bidder's good faith to enter into the contract within ten (10)
days at the bid price if accepted by the City Council. Any proposal received which is not
accompanied by a bid security will not be considered. The bid security of the successful bidder
will be returned when the contracts have been signed, filed with and approved
by the City. The bid security of the
unsuccessful bidders will be returned when their bids are rejected. The City of Fremont hereby reserves the right
to accept that bid which, in its judgment, will produce the best job of
workmanship and material, whether or not it is the lowest bid; and reserves the
right to reject any or all bids and to waive any or all informalities of any
A pre-bid conference will
be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on September 6, 2017 at the City Building, 400
East Military Avenue, Fremont, NE.
Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not
The successful bidder will
be required to submit an acceptable Affirmative Action Statement and Program to
the Office of the Mayor within ten (10) days after the bid has been awarded by
the Fremont City Council. Failure to
submit an acceptable Affirmative Action Statement and Program within the time
allotted shall result in the forfeiture of the bidder's bond.
The contractor shall be
required to furnish a Performance, Payment, and Maintenance Bond in a sum equal
to one-hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, for a period of one (1)
year past the completion of the project.
ATTEST: CITY OF FREMONT, NEBRASKA
CITY CLERK SCOTT