The City of Dacula is seeking an experienced consultant to prepare the City's Comprehensive Plan 2008-2030 in accordance with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Standards and Procedures for Local Comprehensive Planning "Local Planning Requirements" effective May 1, 2005.
SCOPE OF SERVICES
The project will involve preparation of the entire plan in accordance with the above referenced DCA Standards including the following specific tasks: (Please note that Gwinnett County is to provide the data collection and technical appendices tasks.)
• Data collection and analysis to be provided Gwinnett County
• Preparation of required technical appendices to be provided Gwinnett County
THE CONSULTANT IS TO COMPLETE ALL OTHER TASKS
• Facilitating participatory exercises to help stakeholders and citizens decide on vision for the community
• Development and implementation of a community participation program
• Preparation of a recommended plan
• Preparation of the community agenda document
• Preparation of a set of digital and hard copy maps
• Review of existing zoning, other ordinances, and land use regulations and recommended changes to make them consistent with the new comprehensive plan
• Attendance at meetings with staff, elected officials, stakeholders, citizens and other parties as necessary
• Facilitating public meetings of various types (workshops, hearings, etc.)
• Coaching existing staff and citizen volunteers through the planning process
• Coordinate and schedule the final adoption of the comprehensive plan in accordance with the previously referenced DCA standards
• Provide line item for optional service offerings including developing a local major thoroughfare plan
Additionally, the consultant will assist the City in developing a detailed scope of work for the entire plan incorporating the respective tasks listed above and any associated tasks groups necessary to complete the Plan in accordance with previously referenced DCA Standards.
The response should address the following minimum requirements:
1. Brief description o the firm, including the number of years the firm has been in existence, range of professional services offered, office locations, and staff size.
2. Identify the consultant's principal contact person for the project with the City including email address.
3. Identify key personnel and their qualifications, education, and related work experience who will work on the project.
4. Lists of similar projects completed by the firm and related key personnel in the last 10 years.
5. Project understanding (Provide a statement that the consultant understands the community's planning needs).
6. Overall Project Approach (identify the proposed approach to the project including a detailed work program which will form the basis for the detailed scope of services).
7. The consultant should provide detailed information on the mapping approach in the project. Digital mapping specifics should include hardware, software, data sets, sources and other metadata.
8. Describe the consultant's familiarity with the community and project.
9. Provide estimated schedule for completion of the project activities. Describe in particular the estimated time necessary for the firm and key personnel to become sufficiently familiar/oriented to the project background in order to undertake substantive work on the project.
10. The City will require a cost multiplier contract form, with a Not-To-Exceed Total Cost Limit. Please list the hourly rates for key people to be assigned to the project, including any overhead mark-up or multiplier as applicable. Provide a list or description of any other costs, reimbursables, fees, etc. associated with your services that would not be included in your hourly rates.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND PROPOSAL DEADLINE
All questions regarding this RFP should be in writing and directed to: Jim Osborn, City Manager, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019, fax (770) 513-2187. Ten (10) hard copies of the proposal must be received no later than 3:00 PM. on Thursday, October 4, 2007 at Dacula City Hall, 442 Harbins Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019. Proposals received after that deadline will not be considered. No fax or electronic submittals will be accepted.
The services being sought under this RFP are considered to be professional in nature. Consequently, the evaluation of proposals will be based upon consideration of the demonstrated qualifications, capabilities, familiarity with project, and fee proposal of the respondents that will result in an award in the best interest of the City. Fee basis will be a contributing, not sole deciding factor in the selection process. Overall factors to be considered in the evaluation include:
• Firms History and Capability to Perform Project
• Qualifications of Project Personnel
• Relevant Project Experience
• Familiarity with Area and Project
• Project Approach and Schedule
• References for Previous Similar Projects
• Fee Basis
The City reserves the right to conduct interviews as part of the selection process.
Final selection will be made by the City Council.
• Additional Conditions. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received; to request additional information; to utilize outside assistance in evaluating proposals; to waive informalities; and to extend the deadline for submittals. The City assumes no responsibility or obligation to the respondents and will make no payment for any costs associated with preparation or submission of the proposal.
For additional information, please contact City Administrator, Jim Osborn at Dacula City Hall (770)963-7451 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a complete bid package.
Jim Osborn, City Administrator
City of Dacula
Advertisement for Bids
Buford High School
Project: Additions to Buford High School
Owner: Buford City Schools
Architect: H. Lloyd Hill Architects & Associates, Inc.
Construction Manger: Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.
Contractors are invited to submit lump sum bids for Bid Packages One through Twenty-Five (1-25) for the (Additions To) Buford High School, Buford, Georgia.
Sealed bids will be received by the Construction Manager until 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 4, 2007, at the office of the Owner Board Room, Buford City Schools, 70 Wiley Drive, Buford, GA 30518. You must submit Bids in duplicate on the Construction Manager's proposal form. Some packages require a 5% Bid Bond as described in the bid package descriptions. A thorough review of the bid package descriptions and bid documents is required prior to submitting bids.
The form of agreement will be AGC Document 640, 1994 Edition, between the Construction Manager and the Successful Bidder.
Bidding Documents are available for the COST OF REPRODUCTION from:
AGC Plan Room/Gainesville Whiteprint
312 Bradford Street NW
Gainesville, Georgia, 30501
Documents will be available for review at the following locations:
Both office's of Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.
1955 Highway 129, South
Cleveland, Georgia 30528
604 Washington Street,
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
Dodge Plan Rooms
2129 Northwest Parkway, Suite 105
Marietta, GA 30067
AGC Builder's Exchange
1940 The Exchange,
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Reed's Construction Data
30 Technology Parkway,
Norcross, Georgia 30092
312 Bradford Street, NW
Gainesville, Georgia 30501
CM: Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.
Project: (Addition to) Buford High School
INDEX TO BID PACKAGES
BID PACKAGE # BID PACKAGE NAME BID DATE
1 Sitework October 4, 2007
2 Concrete October 4, 2007
3 Masonry October 4, 2007
4 Structural & Miscellaneous Steel October 4, 2007
5 Built-Up Roof October 4, 2007
6 Hollow Metal Doors & Frames October 4, 2007
7 Finish Hardware October 4, 2007
8 Wood Doors October 4, 2007
9 Aluminum Framed Storefront/Glass & Glazing October 4, 2007
10 Installation of Doors & Hardware October 4, 2007
11 Drywall / Ceiling / E.I.F.S October 4, 2007
12 Tile October 4, 2007
13 Wood Flooring October 4, 2007
14 Resilient Flooring & Carpet October 4, 2007
15 Painting October 4, 2007
16 Markerboards & Tackable Surfaces October 4, 2007
17 Specialties October 4, 2007
18 BasketballBackstops/Scoreboards/Volleyball Equipment October 4, 2007
19 Casework October 4, 2007
20 Gymnasium Seating October 4, 2007
21 Hydraulic Elevators October 4, 2007
22 Plumbing October 4, 2007
23 Fire Protection October 4, 2007
24 H.V.A.C. October 4, 2007
25 Electrical October 4, 2007
***See Bid Package Description, General Package Notes, and Construction Manager's Special Conditions Prior to Pricing***
Rod Nix, Project Manager
Charles Black Construction Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 960, 1955 Highway 129, South
Cleveland, Georgia 30528
•The Construction Manager and Buford City Schools reserve the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities.
Re: Invitation for Bid
North Fulton County
New High School
The Fulton County Schools invites you to submit a bid for furnishing any or all items as listed on the proposal forms provided herein for New High School, at State Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the Meadows Operations Center, 5270 Northfield Boulevard, College Park, Georgia 30349.
Sealed Bids will be received subject to the attached terms specified in Section 00200 - Instructions to Bidders, the Operations Division, Contracting Department, The Meadows Operations Center, 5270 Northfield Boulevard, College Park, Georgia 30349. The bid will be received up to 2:30 p.m. local time, as per the Contracting Department time clock, Wednesday, October 3, 2007.
Questions regarding the bidding process should be directed to Wilma A. Gibbs-Matthews, Contracting Department via facsimile at (404) 765-7152. Only questions received prior to 4:30 p.m., Monday, September 24, 2007 (as per the Contracting Department time clock) will be considered.
Bids are subject to rejection if the signature page is not completed and returned with bid on or before the time specified for the bid opening.
Bid security in the amount of five (5) percent of the lump sum base bid shall accompany each bid. Surety issuing the bid bond shall meet the requirements set forth in Articles 5.10 of the General Conditions. A pre-bid conference will be held in accordance with Section 00325. The bidder is responsible for ensuring that they have complete Bidding Documents including all Addenda provided by the OWNER, prior to the bid due date.
Bidding Documents may be obtained Monday through Friday from:
Chapman, Griffin, Lanier,
2500 Cumberland Parkway
Atlanta, GA, 30339
Robert Sussenback, AIA
(404) 733-5493 - Phone
(404) 733-6804 - Fax
The cost for a set of Bidding Documents is $425.00. Check must be payable to CGLS Architects, Inc.
BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE, ONE BID PER ENVELOPE, PLAINLY MARKED "INVITATION FOR BID NO. 124-08" ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE, AS WELL AS DATE OF BID OPENING. "NO BIDS" MUST BE INDICATED AS SUCH ALONG WITH THE BID NUMBER ON THE OUTSIDE OF ENVELOPE. FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES, THE VENDOR'S NAME AND COMPLETE ADDRESS MUST BE CLEARLY PRINTED OR TYPED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ENVELOPE. FAXED RESPONSES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
VISIT US AT OUR WEBSITE www.fcspurchasingdept.org
CITY OF SUWANEE
CITY OF SUWANEE,
The Public is here-by informed that the City of Suwanee will be receiving bids for the Multi-Use Path Under Norfolk Southern Railroad.
Work will consist of construction of a Multi - Use Path linking the Suwanee Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library to Town Center Park. The Multi-Use Path will feature a Pedestrian Underpass under the Norfolk Southern Rail Line and Pedestrian Crosswalks across Main Street and Buford Highway (aka Ga. Highway 23). The GDOT Standard Specifications for the Construction of Transportation Systems, 2001 Edition, shall apply to this contract as modified by the supplemental provisions. The Current Edition of the AREMA Manual of Recommended Railway Practice and Norfolk Southern Standard Specifications shall be used as the Underpass Specifications.
The estimated range of this project is between $800,000.00 and $1,000,000.00.
BONDING REQUIREMENTS: An original bid bond in the amount of 5% of the total bid sum shall be submitted with the bid. Performance Bonds in the amount of 100% of the contract price and Payment Bonds in the amount of 110% of the contract price will be required if contract is awarded.
Inquiries regarding this bid should be made to Forrest W. White, CCM, LEED AP Program Manager at (770)945-8996, ext. 271, fax: (770)945-2792, or email: Fwhite@suwanee.com . Bidding information may be obtained from the City of Suwanee. For technical information contact Forrest W. White, Program manager, @ (770)945-8996 ext. 271 or email: Fwhite@suwanee.com .
A pre-bid conference to respond to all inquiries with regards to this project will be held at 12:30 PM, ET, Thursday, September 27, 2007 in the Suwanee City Hall conference room located at 373 Highway 23, Suwanee, Georgia. Potential bidders are strongly encouraged to attend.
Attached hereto are the bid form, bid specifications, and general instructions. Links to the web sites to view the advertisement and city council agenda items and minutes of meetings are available at WWW.SUWANEE.COM.
The written specifications contained in this bid shall not be changed or superseded except by written addendum from the City of Suwanee. Failure to comply with the written specifications for this bid may result in rejection of the bid by the City of Suwanee.
Bids are to be sealed, marked with the bidder's name and address and labeled:
"Multi-Use Path Under Norfolk Southern Railroad, SPLOST LCI Project No. STP-0006-00(277) and delivered to:
City of Suwanee
373 Highway 23
Suwanee, GA 30024
no later than 2:00 P.M. ET, Thursday, October 18, 2007.
The City of Suwanee reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any technicalities or irregularities and to award the bid based on the highest and best interest of the City of Suwanee.
Forrest W. White,
CCM, LEED AP
PHASE I PARK
CITY OF GRAYSON,
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Grayson, Georgia, for furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment, and any other miscellaneous items necessary for the construction of Park Improvements, Phase I for the City of Grayson, Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Bids will be received at the City of Grayson City Hall until 2:00 p.m. on October 11, 2007. Bids will be opened and read aloud at this time and location. Any bid received after 2:00 p.m. of October 11, 2007, will not be considered by OWNER. All bids will be evaluated by OWNER and the project will be awarded, if it is awarded, within 30 days of the bid opening. Bids will be on a lump sum basis. No classification of materials or work will be made except in the case of changes to the documents.
The Project consists of, but is not limited to, the following major elements:
This project includes improvements that have been categorized into two (2) different areas of the Grayson Park campus, the "Lawn Area" and the "Historical Area".
The "Lawn Area" consists of the following improvements:
•Overflow off-street parking along Rosebud Road across from Buster's Ice Cream;
•Lengthened deceleration lane along Rosebud Road;
•Improved storm pipe system at Rosebud Road; and
• Concrete walkways in selected locations.
The "Historical Area" consists of the following improvements:
•Off-street parking along Rosebud Road adjacent to the History Center;
•Concrete walkways adjacent to the parking for access to the History Center, adjoining the rest of the park, and improved access along Rosebud Road;
•Concrete service drive for deliveries to the History Center; and
•A wooden handicap ramp from parking area to the front porch of the History Center that is in keeping with the architectural style of the old building and porch.
Time of completion for all work associated with this project shall be One Hundred Twenty (120) consecutive calendar days from the date of a written "Notice to Proceed" from OWNER.
Copies of Contract Documents, Specifications, and Construction Drawings may be obtained at the office of Precision Planning, Inc., 400 Pike Boulevard, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, upon payment of a non-refundable cost of $150.00. Checks shall be made payable to Precision Planning, Inc.
For general information regarding this project, you may call either Kathy Barker (770) 338-8122 or Steven W. Sappington, RLA (770) 338-8149.
The Information for Bidders, Bid Proposal Form, Form of Agreement, Drawings, Specifications, and forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Payment Bond, Bidders Qualification Forms, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:
City of Grayson
475 Grayson Parkway
P.O. Box 208
Grayson, Georgia 30017
Precision Planning, Inc.
Steven W. Sappington, RLA
400 Pike Boulevard, P.O. Box 2210
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046-2210
2129 Northwest Parkway, Suite 105
Marietta, Georgia 30067
Reed Construction Data
30 Technology Parkway, Suite 100
Norcross, Georgia 30092
A list of persons who purchased Contract Documents from Precision Planning, Inc. will be available from the Engineer ONLY through facsimile transmission and/or U.S. Mail.
OWNER requires a bid bond** or a certified cashier's check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid to be enclosed with the bid at the time of bid opening. Cashier's check will be made payable to the City of Grayson, Georgia.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish OWNER with Insurance, Workman's Compensation Insurance, and Performance Bonds in the amount of one-hundred percent (100%) and Payment Bonds* in the amount of one-hundred ten percent (110%) of the total bid.
Each bid must be submitted in a SEALED ENVELOPE, addressed to the OWNER. Each sealed envelope containing a Bid must be plainly marked on the outside as, "Bid for Grayson Park Improvements." If bid is forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the Bid must be enclosed in a separate mailing envelope to the attention of the OWNER at the address previously given.
All Bids must be made out on the bid form of the type bound in the Contract Documents, in accordance with the instructions in the Information for Bidders. No interlineation, additions, or deletions shall be made in the proposal form by the BIDDER.
Any and all Bids received without the aforementioned qualification criteria enclosed, will be returned to the BIDDER.
CONTRACTORS and SUBCONTRACTORS bidding on this Project will be required to comply with all Federal, State, and local laws.
OWNER reserves the rights to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids. No Bid will be rejected without just cause.
Successful Bidder will be required to perform WORK as the Prime Contractor. WORK performed by Prime Contractor shall be at a minimum 30% of the contract value.
No BIDDER may withdraw his bid within the time limit specified in the Instruction to Bidders (Section 00100).
**Surety companies executing Bonds must appear on the Treasury Department's most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Georgia.
This Project is being financed by the City of Grayson and the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Jim Hinkle, Mayor
City of Grayson, Georgia
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting sealed bids from qualified contractors to provide all labor, equipment and materials for the Construction of Sugarloaf Parkway Extension Major Roadway Improvements for the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation.
Bids will be received at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, Third Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045-6900, no later than 2:50 P.M. local time Thursday, October 11, 2007. Bids received after 2:50 P.M. will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 3:00 P.M. Bids should be submitted in duplicate in a sealed envelope of sufficient size with the following clearly typed or printed on the outside: Bid Number, Date and Hour of Opening, and Submitting Company Name. Apparent bid results will be available the following business day on our website www.gwinnettcounty.com.
Project F-0270-01 consists of the extension of Sugarloaf parkway from SR 20 to New Hope Road. The project is 2.7 miles with approximately 2.23 miles of new construction of a four lane divided high way with a 44' depressed median, approximately 0.47 miles of widening on existing Sugarloaf Parkway. In addition, approximately 0.47 miles of widening on SR 20, and relocation of approximately 0.96 miles of New Hope Road including a Single Point Urban Interchange.
Bidding documents are available for viewing at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office at the above address. A complete set of plans and documents may be purchased for Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00) per set, non-refundable, from Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc., 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 190, Norcross, Georgia 30071, phone 770-263-5945.
Questions regarding Bidding Documents, Drawings and Specifications should be directed to Debra Parmer, Purchasing Supervisor at telephone 770-822-8733, e-mail email@example.com or facsimile 770-822-8735, no later than Tuesday, October 2, September 10, 2007.
A five percent (5%) bid bond must be submitted with the bid. Successful contractor(s) will be required to provide a one hundred percent (100%) payment and one hundred percent (100%) performance bond as well as a certificate of insurance fulfilling requirements as stated in the bid documents. Surety and insurance companies must have an AM Best rating of A-10 or greater, be listed in the Federal Registry of Companies holding Certificates of Authority and Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds, be licensed by the Georgia Insurance Department and the Georgia Secretary of State to do business in the State of Georgia.
Gwinnett County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. Any requests for reasonable accommodations required by individuals to fully participate in any open meeting, program or activity of Gwinnett County Government should be directed to Percy Scott, Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 770- 822-7016.
Award will be made to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. Gwinnett County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award as deemed in its best interest.
Residential Solid Waste
and Recycling Services
Within the City Limits
of Snellville, Georgia.
September 27, 2007
The City of Snellville (City) is soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified vendors to provide all labor and equipment required for the Operation of Commercial and Residential Solid Waste and Recycling Services Within the City Limits of Snellville, Georgia.
Bids should be typed or submitted in ink and returned in a sealed envelope marked on the outside with the project identification, bid number and Company Name. Bids will be received until 2:00 P.M. local time on Thursday, October 25, 2007 at the Snellville City Hall Reception Desk, First Floor, 2342 Oak Road, Snellville, Georgia 30078. Any bid received after this date and time will be marked as ìlateî and not opened. After the time for receipt of bids has passed, each submitted bid package will be opened by the City Clerk and selected staff. An initial bid tabulation documenting the Bid opening and listing Bidders will be available upon request on the next business day following the date of the Bid opening or viewed on our website at www.snellville.org.
A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 9, 2007, in Conference Room 145 of the Snellville City Hall. All interested contractors are urged to attend. Questions regarding bids should be directed in writing to Melisa Arnold, Central Purchasing Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax at 770-985-3525, no later than Monday, October 22, 2007.
The Bids shall remain valid for a period of 60 days from bid opening. The City reserves the right to waive any formality and any technicalities, and to reject any or all bids if it is deemed to be in the best interest of the City to do so.
The information for bidders, scope of work, and how to obtain other related documents may be obtained at the following location for a fee of $25.00:
City of Snellville
2342 Oak Road
Snellville, Georgia 30078
Telephone: (770) 985-3503
The Housing Authority of the City of Buford will receive bids for mowing and lawn and grounds maintenance service at the office property and existing public housing projects in Buford, Duluth, Sugar Hill, and Flowery Branch until 3:00 PM on the 25th day of October, 2007. Information may be obtained from the office at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford, Georgia 30518 or by calling 770-945-5212.
Turf areas are to be mown at least four times per month during growing season between April 1 to September 1 as the weather permits. Turf areas are to be mown as needed during the dormant season between October 1 to March 31 as the weather permits. Leaves shall be blown from areas adjacent to the buildings during appropriate seasons and removed from the premises. All shrubs will be pruned as necessary to obtain optimum appearance. All curbs, sidewalks, paved areas and growing beds are to be edged at least twice per month. Blowing of leaves, clippings and debris will be performed each mowing visit on all driveways, porches, steps, walks and curb surfaces. All asphalt areas will be kept free of debris created by mowers, edgers and string trimmers each mowing visit. It is expected that every property will be scheduled for weekly service and that all landscaped areas will be policed for trash and unwanted natural material.
All labor, material, equipment and supervision are to be provided by the contractor. Contractor shall pay employees for work under this contract an amount equal to or greater than the prevailing Davis-Bacon Wage Determination.
The duration of this contract shall be twelve months commencing November 1, 2007, and ending October 31, 2008. This contract may be extended twice for an additional twelve months each at the same terms and price if mutually agreed upon by both the Housing Authority and the contracting party.
Request for Bids
for State-Owned Property
The Georgia State Properties Commission is requesting bids from prospective bidders for the purchase of that certain state-owned real property situated in Gwinnett County and located at 1535 Atkinson Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia. The property is 4.677 acres and includes a building of approximately 7,345 sq. ft.
Bids must be submitted in accordance with the requirements stated in the Invitation to Bid. Bids submitted in a format other than specified will be rejected.
Additional information regarding the Invitation to Bid and instructions for submitting a proposal may be obtained by contacting, in writing, Ariel Davis, fax number 404-463-5699 or email email@example.com.
In an effort to better serve the Citizens and Supplier Community and to increase competition information regarding Gwinnett County solicitations is available from the following sources: Gwinnett Daily Post (newspaper), Gwinnett County Web Site www.gwinnettcounty.com, Gwinnett County Cable TV Channel 23 at 5:00 p.m. and the Solicitation Center located at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, Purchasing Division, Third Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045.
BID NUMBER; DESCRIPTION; OPENING DATE; OPENING TIME
BL181-07; PURCHASE OF WATER METER REPAIR PARTS, FITTINGS AND METER BOXES ON A SIX (6) MONTH CONTRACT; OCTOBER 18, 2007; 3:00 P.M.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (770) 822-8720
GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS