INVITATION TO BID
Pursuant to Section 143-129 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, sealed bids will be received by the Owner, Gaston County, until 2:00 PM EDT on Thursday, November 11, 2021, for the construction of the following Project: Dallas Park Splash Pad.
The project consists of construction and/or installation including grass removal, staking, layout, erosion control, earthwork, storm sewer, utilities, splashpad, pre-engineered restroom, concrete, grassing, site furnishings, and ancillary work illustrated in the contract documents.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 10:00 AM at the Gaston County Citizens Resource Center, located in Meeting Room B, 1303 Dallas Cherryville Highway, Dallas, North Carolina 28034. All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend.
Sealed bids may be mailed to: Gaston County Public Works, Attn.: Dan Ziehm, PO Box 1578, Gastonia, NC, 28053-1578. At such time, bids received via mail will be hand carried to the bid opening location at the Gaston County Courthouse Public Forum (Room #2172), 325 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Gastonia NC. It is the responsibility of the bidder to assure that their bid is at the bid opening location stated above prior to 2:00 pm on bid opening day. All bids will be opened and read aloud beginning at 2:00 pm.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC payable to the Gaston County Board of Commissioners in the amount of five percent (5%) of the gross amount of the proposal. A bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent (5%) of the proposal executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The deposit shall be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages in the event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten days after the award.
Gaston County reserves the unqualified right to reject any or all bids. All bidders must be properly licensed under applicable laws of the State of North Carolina, at the time of bid submittal. Gaston County has established a verifiable goal of 10% for participation by minority business in building construction contracts.
Proposal forms, plans, and specifications may be obtained from Benesch:
Alfred Benesch & Company
2359 Perimeter Point Parkway,
Charlotte, NC 28208
Direct Phone: (704) 975-0471
Gaston County, North Carolina