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Construction/ServiceBids

REQUEST FOR

PROPOSALS

PROJECT: Buford Park and Recreation Field Additions

OWNER: City of Buford, Georgia

OVERVIEW

The City of Buford (herein after “Owner) seeks sealed Proposals for a General Contract to furnish all materials, labor and equipment necessary for the installation of synthetic athletic fields located on Sawnee Avenue adjacent to Buford High School’s football stadium. The City has established a target completion date on or before July 15, 2011.

The City may utilize a Construction Management (CM) firm and the successful proposer would be required to work under the supervision of the CM.

Sealed Proposals shall be received by the City of Buford at Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, Georgia 30518, no later than 10:00 AM local time, March 3, 2011. Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at this location on March 3, 2011 at 10:00 AM.

Bidding Documents are available for viewing at Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Hwy., Buford, GA 30518 and may be examined or obtained for the COST OF REPRODUCTION from:

Bidding Documents are available for viewing at Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Hwy., Buford, GA 30518 and may be examined or obtained for the COST OF REPRODUCTION from:

http://www.Idireproprinting.com

Toll free: (877) 535-9258

http://dodgeprojects.construction.com/

AGC Plan Room/Gainesville Whiteprint

312 Bradford Street, NW

Gainesville, Georgia 30501

http://planroom.aimages.com

phone: 770-534-2086

fax: 770-534-3174

A preconstruction meeting will be held on February 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m. at Buford City Hall, 2300 Buford Hwy, Buford, Georgia 30518. This meeting is not mandatory but potential bidders are encouraged to attend.

The proposals shall be read in such a manner as to avoid disclosure of the contents to competing PROPOSERS during any allowed process of negotiations. Any Proposals received after 10:00 AM on March 3, 2011, shall not be considered by OWNER. Proposals shall be evaluated by OWNER and the project award is anticipated upon completion of this evaluation. All proposals become the property of the City of Buford. Selection of the “BEST PROPOSAL” shall be determined by cost and completeness of the response to the RFP, experience in previous like projects, timeline to completion references. The weight to be placed on each element is as follows:

Cost and Completeness of the response to the RFP 60%

Experience in like projects 20%

Timeline to Complete 10%

References 10%

BASE Proposal:

The City of Buford has estimated the total area of all synthetic turf fields to be approximately 245,000 square feet. Square footage pricing and a total project cost shall be provided in the bid submittal. Specify name, type and description of turf product(s), sub-base specifications (product, depth and grading), etc. for specific turf brand. The City of Buford will then determine the final quantities of synthetic turf.

The scope of work and proposal shall include the following:

1. Any and all underground work including field base/drainage, grading, materials needed for synthetic field preparation, field edging and other items as provided on the plans. The successful bidder shall provide shop drawings to the Owner.

2. Synthetic Turf materials used for play of soccer, football and lacrosse.

3. Synthetic Turf markings per Exhibit “A”.

4. Goal post (6) installation.

5. Netting behind goal posts on grandstand field.

6. Warranty on all items.

7. Timeline to compete project.

8. Business qualifications.

9. Experience and representative projects. Identify previous experience working with the City of Buford or neighboring jurisdictions, if any.

10. References.

Exclusions:

Land Disturbance permit fees, NPDES permit fees.

Rock:

Rock extraction shall be excluded from the contract.

Dumpsters/debris removal:

All debris resulting from your work shall be placed in City contract dumpsters on site and provided by contractor.

Alternates/Addendums:

(If authorized and/or issued by Owner)

Staff Contact/Questions:

Site visits for inspection of property will be accommodated on a request basis. Questions must be submitted via email only not less than five (5) days before the bid opening date to bkerlin@cityofbuford.com

Proposer:

PROPOSER shall provide one (1) original and three (3) copies of the Proposal. Each proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope, addressed to OWNER. Each sealed envelope containing a Proposal must be plainly marked on the outside as, “Proposal Buford Parks and Recreation Field Additions”. If Proposal is forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the Proposal must be enclosed in another envelope to the attention of OWNER at the address previously given.

Any and all Proposals received without the aforementioned criteria enclosed will be returned to PROPOSER.

Contract shall be awarded on a stipulated sum to the PROPOSER providing the Best Proposal as determined by the City after consideration of the factors set forth above and upon the completion of any discussion and negotiation process. The City will consider the base proposal plus any alternatives deemed acceptable. The City hereby notified any and all PROPOSERS that the City shall allow discussion, negotiation and revision of proposals submitted prior to award in order to obtain the best and final offers of each PROPOSER. The City shall allow all companies submitting proposals with a reasonable expectation of being selected to participate in discussions, negotiations and revisions of proposals. The City shall not disclose the contents of nay proposal to any competing PROPOSER and shall publicly open the Proposals in a manner that the contents of the Proposals are not disclosed to other PROPOSERS.

Liquidated Damages

Contract shall contain a Liquidated Damages provision. Failure to complete work within the specified time frame, absent an approved change order or allowable delay, shall accrue liquidated damages. Damages shall be assessed at a rate of five hundred dollars ($500) per day for each day of contract delay.

Bonding:

A five percent (5%) bid bond shall be submitted with the bid.

Successful contractor(s) shall be required to provide one hundred percent (100%) payment and one hundred percent (100%) performance bond.

Surety and insurance companies shall have an AM Best rating of A-5 or greater, be listed in the Federal Registry of Companies hold 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.

Synthetic Turf Installation Warranty:

The successful Proposer shall provide the City with a third party insured warranty for not less than 8 years.

The successful Proposer shall enter into a contract with the City to be approved by the City Commission.

The contract shall provide for insurance requirements and in compliance with local, state, and federal laws.

The contract shall not be assigned absent the City’s written consent.

No PROPOSER may withdraw its proposal within 90 days of the proposal submission date.

No proposal will be considered unless it is accompanied by satisfactory evidence that the Bidder holds Georgia State Contractor’s License of proper classification and in full force and effect, in compliance with Act. O.C.G.A. 43-14.

The City reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all Proposals, to waive technicalities to Proposals, and to accept any Proposal which in its opinion may be in the best interest of OWNER.

BUFORD CITY

COMMISSION

Bryan Kerlin

City Manager

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The City of Suwanee

Request for Proposals

Professional Design &

Construction

Administration Services

for Police

Substation/Training Center

The Public is hereby informed that the City of Suwanee will be receiving competitive sealed proposals from qualified service providers for a Professional Construction Manger at Risk (CM@Risk) for a police substation/training center to be located at 2966 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road, Suwanee, Georgia. Work required under the contract will include design assistance and

construction. The center will be 5000 to 7000 square feet or larger, located on approximately 1.1 acres.

Statement of Qualifications, proposals and fees as required by the Request for Proposals shall be sealed and mailed or delivered to Russell Small, Program Manager, 330 Town Center Avenue, Suwanee, Georgia 30024 prior to 3:00 pm local time on Wednesday, March 23, 2011. Any proposal received after this date and time will not be accepted.

A pre-submittal meeting will be held at the City Hall on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. Attendance at the pre-submittal meeting is highly encouraged, but not mandatory.

The RFP can be downloaded from the City’s website at www.suwanee.com. Select the business matters tab, then select Request for Proposals. Inquiries regarding this Request for Proposal should be addressed to Russell Small, Program Manager at (770) 904-3380, Cell (678) 641-5246 or email: RSmall@Suwanee.com.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive technicalities, and to make an award deemed in its best interest.

Persons with disabilities may request this information be prepared and supplied in alternative forms by calling (770) 904-3380. This advertisement may be viewed electronically at www.suwanee.com.

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ADVERTISEMENT

FOR BIDS

The Housing Authority of the City of Lawrenceville will receive separate sealed bids for Accessibility Improvements Project at the Grady Holt Apartments at 502 Glenn Edge Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia. 30045 until 10:00 A.M. local time on April 5, 2011. Any bid received after said time and date will not be accepted by the Housing Authority of the City of Lawrenceville . Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:15 A. M. April 5, 2011 the information for bidders, Form of Contract, Specifications, and other contract documents may be obtained at the following location:

Ms. Lejla Slowinski

Executive Director

Housing Authority of

the City of Lawrenceville

502 Glenn Edge Drive

Lawrenceville Georgia.

30046

The work to be completed consists of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment to meet the requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act for accessibility to the Grady Holt Apartments. The owner reserves the right to waive any informalities and any technicalities, and to reject any or all bids.

There will be a pre bid conference on March 16, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at the Housing Authority of the City of Lawrenceville , 502 Glenn Edge Drive, Lawrenceville 30046. All bidders are encouraged to attend this conference.

The Information for Bidders, Bid Proposal Form, Form of Agreement, Drawings, Specifications, and bid forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Payment Bond, Bidders Qualifications Forms, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

Housing Authority of

the City of Lawrenceville

502 Glenn Edge Drive

Lawrenceville Ga. 30046

(770 963.4900)

Reed Construction Data

30 Technology Parkway South

Suite 100

Norcross, Georgia 30092

(770) 849-6420

AGC Builders Exchange

Attn: James Wilson

140 The Exchange,

Suite 300

Atlanta, GA 30339

(678) 298-4130

LDI Ga-

558 Old Norcross Rd,

Suite 205

Lawrenceville, GA 30046

(770) 237-9363

National Association of

Minority Contactors

4251 East Side Drive

Decatur, GA 30034

(404) 688-6996

Contract Documents, Specifications, and Plans may be picked up from the following for a non-refundable fee of $25.00 per set:

LAWRENCEVILLE

HOUSING AUTHORITY

502 GLENN EDGE DRIVE

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA

30046

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements regarding conditions of employment and minimum wage rates to be paid on this project, and that the contractor and subcontractor must comply with all Federal, State, and local requirements. Minority and female owned firms are encouraged to participate in this federally funded project. Procurement will be in compliance with the Common Rule, 24 CFR 84.40-46. Potential respondents are particularly called to the requirements of Title VI; Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 24 CFR 570.602; and Executive Order 11246- Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. The work to be performed under this contract is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 USC 1701u (Section 3). The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall to greatest extent feasible, be directed to low-and very–low income persons, particularly persons who recipients of HUD assistance for housing. For more information on Section 3, contact the Fair Housing Act and Equal Opportunity representatives of HUD at (404) 331-5001, Ext. 2473. Neither the United States nor any of the departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party of any contract awarded pursuant to this invitation to bid.

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NOTICE

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, Second Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046.

ADVERTISEMENTS

FOR BIDS

BID NUMBER; DESCRIPTION; OPENING DATE; OPENING TIME

BL023-11; F. WAYNE HILL WATER RESOURCES CENTER THICKENER REHAB PROJECT; MARCH 22, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL029-11; FACILITY ENERGY EFFICIENCY RETROFIT; MARCH 15, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL033-11; PURCHASE OF NOTEBOOK COMPUTERS ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT; MARCH 8, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL035-11; PURCHASE OF WATER METER REPAIR PARTS, FITTINGS, AND METER BOXES ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT; MARCH 17, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL036-11; PURCHASE OF ANIMAL TRANSPORT TRUCKS; MARCH 21, 2011 3:00 P.M

BL037-11; PURCHASE OF A FIELD SERVICE TRUCK; MARCH 22, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL038-11; GRAYSON HIGH SCHOOL ACCESS ROAD & ROSEBUD ROAD @ SUMMIT CHASE PROJECT; MARCH 10, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL039-11; PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF SOD AND GRASS SPRIGS ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH THREE OPTIONS TO RENEW.; MARCH 17, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL008-11; GREEN ROOF FALL PROTECTION AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND HERITAGE CENTER; MARCH 21, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL028-11; FACILITY ENERGY EFFICIENCY RETROFIT APRIL 12, 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL034-11; PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A WHOLE BODY IMAGER; MARCH 24., 2011; 3:00 P.M

BL042-11; PURCHASE OF FERTILIZERS, HERBICIDES, AND INSECTICIDES ON AN ANNUAL CONTRACT; MARCH 17, 2011; 3:00 P.M

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Advertisement for Annual Pre-Qualification of Contractors for the Installation, Replacement and/or Relocation of Gravity Sanitary Sewer Mains and Appurtenances. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting applications from Contractors for annual pre-qualification to furnish labor, materials and equipment for the installation, replacement and / or relocation of gravity sanitary sewer mains and appurtenances at various locations throughout Gwinnett County. These applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Special Conditions: The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources shall comply with O.C.G.A § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested applicants should obtain an Annual Pre-Qualification Application For the Installation, Replacement and/or Relocation of Gravity Sanitary Sewer Mains and Appurtenances, from Susan Clarke at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, 2nd Floor, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046 (Telephone No. 770-822-8732). You may also download the application from www.gwinnettcounty.com. Questions regarding pre-qualification applications should be submitted in writing to Susan Clarke, Purchasing Associate III, fax 770-822-8735 or e-mail susan.clarke@gwinnettcounty.com.

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Advertisement for Annual Pre-Qualification of Contractors for the Installation, Replacement and/or Relocation of Pressurized Water Mains and Sewer Force Mains and Appurtenances. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting applications from Contractors for annual pre-qualification to furnish labor, materials and equipment for the installation, replacement and / or relocation of gravity sanitary sewer mains and appurtenances at various locations throughout Gwinnett County. These applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Special Conditions: The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources shall comply with O.C.G.A § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested applicants should obtain an Annual Pre-Qualification Application For the Installation, Replacement and/or Relocation of Pressurized Water Mains and Sewer Force Mains and Appurtenances, from Susan Clarke at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, 2nd Floor, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046 (Telephone No. 770-822-8732). You may also download the application from www.gwinnettcounty.com. Questions regarding pre-qualification applications should be submitted in writing to Susan Clarke, Purchasing Associate III, fax 770-822-8735 or e-mail susan.clarke@gwinnettcounty.com.

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Advertisement for Annual Pre-Qualification of Contractors for the Installation, Replacement and/or Relocation of Pump Stations and Appurtenances. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting applications from Contractors for annual pre-qualification to furnish labor, materials and equipment for the installation, replacement and / or relocation of gravity sanitary sewer mains and appurtenances at various locations throughout Gwinnett County. These applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Special Conditions: The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources shall comply with O.C.G.A § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested applicants should obtain an Annual Pre-Qualification Application For the Installation, Replacement and/or Relocation of Pump Stations and Appurtenances, from Susan Clarke at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, 2nd Floor, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046 (Telephone No. 770-822-8732). You may also download the application from www.gwinnettcounty.com. Questions regarding pre-qualification applications should be submitted in writing to Susan Clarke, Purchasing Associate III, fax 770-822-8735 or e-mail susan.clarke@gwinnettcounty.com.

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Advertisement for Annual Pre-Qualification of Contractors for Utility Relocations Associated with Road Improvement Projects. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting applications from Contractors for annual pre-qualification to furnish labor, materials and equipment for the installation, replacement and / or relocation of gravity sanitary sewer mains and appurtenances at various locations throughout Gwinnett County. These applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Special Conditions: The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources shall comply with O.C.G.A § 36-91-20 as amended for mandatory pre-qualification of prospective bidders. Therefore, interested applicants should obtain an Annual Pre-Qualification Application for Utility Relocations Associated with Road Improvement Projects, from Susan Clarke at the Gwinnett County Purchasing Office, 75 Langley Drive, 2nd Floor, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046 (Telephone No. 770-822-8732). You may also download the application from www.gwinnettcounty.com. Questions regarding pre-qualification applications should be submitted in writing to Susan Clarke, Purchasing Associate III, fax 770-822-8735 or e-mail susan.clarke@gwinnettcounty.com.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (770) 822-8720 OR VISIT WWW.GWINNETTCOUNTY.COM

GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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