INVITATION TO BID
Sealed Bids will be received by the Owner, Gaston County, until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018, for the following Project: Gaston County – Highland Health Center – Partners Behavioral Health Up-Fit.
The project is located at 609 N. Highland Street, Gastonia, NC 28052. The total up-fit area is 1,980 square feet and is located in the lower level of the existing Highland Health Center. The scope of work includes (but not limited to): Minimal selective interior demolition, installation of future under-slab sanitary sewer connections, concrete slab preparation and concrete placement, metal stud and drywall, HVAC, and electrical.
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. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the above bid opening location at 10:00 am and will be followed by a site visit.
Each proposal must be accompanied by 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 accept or reject any or all bids and to waive informalities and minor irregularities in the bids received. Gaston County has established a verifiable goal of 10% for participation by minority business in building construction contracts.
All Contractors are hereby notified that they shall be properly licensed under the State Laws governing their respective trades. (General Statutes 87, State Of North Carolina.) By submitting and signing a bid or proposal for this project, the Bidder acknowledges that federal funding is contingent upon compliance with all applicable federal laws, regulations, executive orders, and all terms and conditions of the funding award. Davis-Bacon prevailing wage rates apply to this project.
Instructions for obtaining all bid documents, complete set of plans and specifications may be obtained online through Mid-Carolina Reprographics (www.mid-carolinaplans.com). Note to Plan Holders: Mid-Carolina Reprographics is the only official holder and issuing office of all plans, specifications, and any addenda published for bidding. Gaston County and RPA Design, PC are not responsible for the accuracy of documents anyone may obtain from any source other than Mid-Carolina Reprographics. To ensure that complete plans, specifications and addenda are received the bidder should contact Mid-Carolina Reprographics.