NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids, subject to the conditions herein, will be received until 2:00pm, Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in the Airline Terminal of the Pitt-Greenville Airport, 400 Airport Road, Unit A, Greenville, NC 27834, and then opened and publicly read for furnishing all labor and materials and performing all work connected with Runway 20 Noise Land House Demolition & Lot Clearing 2022 as indicated in the plans and specifications dated May 2022.
A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 3:00 pm, Thursday, June 2, 2022, in the Airline Terminal at the Pitt-Greenville Airport, 400 Airport Road, Greenville, NC 27834. Attendance at the Pre-Bid meeting is NOT mandatory, however is strongly recommended.
The project consists of furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment and performing all work required to satisfactorily complete the Runway 20 Noise Land House Demolition & Lot Clearing 2022 project. Items of work include asbestos removal & disposal, house and outbuilding demolition and disposal, clearing and grubbing (or stump grinding) for trees and shrubs, removal and disposal of fencing, slabs, pavements and miscellaneous items, topsoiling to backfill and grade holes and depressions resulting from demolition and clearing work, seeding & mulching and incidental work.
Bid Forms, Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are on file at Pitt-Greenville Airport Director’s Office; Talbert & Bright, Inc., 4810 Shelley Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina; and with the online plan room Construct Connect, www.constructconnect.com; and may be obtained from Talbert & Bright, Inc., 4810 Shelley Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina, 28405 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday upon the non-refundable payment of one hundred dollars ($100.00) for a PDF copy set of plans and specifications, which will be sent via email. For faster service, please email a copy of your request to [email protected], including a copy of your check with the Contractor’s name and contact person, phone number, email address, Airport, and project name for which you are requesting documents. Any subsequent addenda will only be issued directly to Construct Connect and to Talbert & Bright, Inc. registered plan holders.
Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond, a deposit of cash or by a certified check payable to Pitt County-City of Greenville Airport Authority, and drawn on some bank or trust company authorized to do business in the State of North Carolina, for an amount equal to 5% of the total base bid and bid alternatives, as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, the required Contract will be executed and the required Performance Bond and Payment Bond furnished within fifteen (15) days after receipt of written notice of formal award of Contract.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Each bidder for this project shall hold a NC General Contractor License and shall be registered as a prequalified bidder with the NCDOT at the time of bid opening. The proposed Contract for this project is subject to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Bid Conditions contained in Appendix ‘C’ and to the Federal Contract Provision Requirements contained in Appendix ‘D’ of the Contract Documents.
Prospective bidders should read the instructions for preparing bids in Section 20 of the project specifications carefully before submitting their bids.
Envelopes containing proposals must be sealed, addressed to Kim W. (Bill) Hopper, Executive Director, Pitt-Greenville Airport, 400 Airport Road, Greenville, NC 27834, and marked on the envelope as follows:
“Proposal for Runway 20 Noise Land House Demolition & Lot Clearing 2022”
NOTICE OF REQUIREMENT FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
to ENSURE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
- The Offeror’s or Bidders attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the “Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications” set forth herein.
- The goals and timetables for minority and female participation, expressed in percentage terms for the Contractor’s aggregate workforce in each trade on all construction work in the covered area, are as follows:
Goals for minority participation for each trade:
Goals for female participation in each trade:
These goals are applicable to all the Contractor’s construction work (whether or not it is Federal or federally assisted) performed in the covered area. If the Contractor performs construction work in a geographical area located outside of the coverage area, it shall apply the goals established for such geographical area where the work is actually performed. With regard to this second area, the Contractor also is subject to the goals for both its federally involved and non-federally involved construction.
The Contractor’s compliance with the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR part 60-4 shall be based on its implementation of the Equal Opportunity Clause, specific affirmative action obligations required by the specifications set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.3(a) and its efforts to meet the goals. The hours of minority and female employment and training must be substantially uniform throughout the length of the contract, and in each trade, and the Contractor shall make a good faith effort to employ minorities and women evenly on each of its projects. The transfer of minority or female employees or trainees from Contractor to Contractor or from project to project for the sole purpose of meeting the Contractor’s goals shall be a violation of the contract, the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4. Compliance with the goals will be measured against the total work hours performed.
- The Contractor shall provide written notification to the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) within 10 working days of award of any construction subcontract in excess of $10,000 at any tier for construction work under the contract resulting from this solicitation. The notification shall list the name, address, and telephone number of the subcontractor; employer identification number of the subcontractor; estimated dollar amount of the subcontract; estimated starting and completion dates of the subcontract; and the geographical area in which the subcontract is to be performed.
- As used in this notice and in the contract resulting from this solicitation, the “covered area” is Pitt County, North Carolina.
Title VI Solicitation Notice
The Pitt-County-City of Greenville Airport Authority, in accordance with the provisions of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, herby notifies all bidders or offerors that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the ground of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Federal Solicitation Notice by Reference
Bidders are hereby notified by reference that Federal Contract Provisions included in this solicitation, are located in Appendix “D” of the Project Specifications, including Buy American Preferences, Civil Rights – Title VI Assurances, Davis Bacon Requirements, Debarment and Suspension, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Foreign Trade Restriction, Lobbying Federal Employees, Recovered Materials and other provisions.
SPECIAL NOTE: Pitt County-City of Greenville Airport Authority hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, that the bidder shall make good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix A of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, to subcontract 2.0% of the dollar value of the prime contract for each project or schedule of work to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE). Only firms certified as an DBE by the NCDOT Unified Certification Program may be applied to the goal. In the event that the bidder for this solicitation qualifies as a DBE, the contract goal shall be deemed to have been met. Individuals who are rebuttably presumed to be socially and economically disadvantaged include women, Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, and Asian-Indian Americans. The apparent successful competitor will be required to submit with the bid information concerning the DBEs that will participate in this contract. The information will include the name and address of each DBE, a description of the work to be performed by each named firm, and the dollar value of the contract. If the bidder fails to achieve the contract goal stated herein, it will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that it made good faith efforts in attempting to do so. A bid that fails to meet these requirements will be considered nonresponsive.
All proposals shall be prepared on the basis of the Minimum Wage Rates as established by the Secretary of Labor and as included in Appendix ‘D’ of these specifications.
It is the intent of Pitt County-City of Greenville Airport Authority to award the project to the lowest responsive bidder; however, the award of this contract is contingent upon the availability of Federal, State, and Local funds.
Pitt County-City of Greenville Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.
Mr. K. William Hopper,