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Status: Closed


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: .


Complete digital project documents are available at Digital documents may be downloaded for $ 10.00 by inputting Quest project # 5327991 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.


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 proposal.


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 mandatory.


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 GETZSCHMAN, MAYOR

Publication Date/Time:
8/19/2017 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
8/19/17; 8/26/17; 9/2/17
Closing Date/Time:
9/27/2017 2:00 PM

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