Valhalla Apartments Water System Consolidation

by June 11, 2019



Sealed bids for the project entitled Valhalla Apartments Water System Consolidation will be received by the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority until 2:00 p.m. local time Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority Administration office located at 1246 West Main Street, Sylva, NC 28779. At said place and time, all Bids that have been duly received, will be publicly opened and read aloud.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority Administration office.  Interested parties are invited to attend this meeting to review the plans, ask for additional information or clarification and to visit the project site.

The project generally consists of the construction of approximately 975 LF of 8-inch, 1,185 LF of 6-inch, and 310 LF of 4-inch DIP water line, 475 LF of 2-inch PVC water line, 3 hydrants, and associated valves, appurtenances, and site work along North Country Club Road/SR 1330, Warp Drive, and Linmar Loop near the Village of Forest Hills.

The Bidding Documents for the project may be examined at the following locations during normal business hours:

McGill Associates, PA
55 Broad Street,
Asheville, NC 28801

Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority
1246 West Main Street,
Sylva, NC 28779

Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at for a fee of $50 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bids” link and entering Quest Project Number 6399287. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or [email protected] .

Each bid shall be accompanied with a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC or a Bid Bond prepared on the form of Bid Bond contained in the Bidding Documents or a Surety Company’s standard form and properly executed by a corporate surety licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The amount of the bid bond shall be equal to five (5) percent of the total of the bid. The bid deposit shall be retained by the Owner if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract or fails to provide the required bonds, as stated above, within ten (10) days after the proper notice of award of the contract.

Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87.

Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any source other than the Owner’s representative, McGill Associates, P.A. Each Bidder shall be responsible for the review of all addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda on the bid form.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive informalities, or to reject non-conforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids. The Owner reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder or bidders, taking into consideration quality, performance and time.

The Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority has adopted a “Minority Business Participation Outreach Plan” (MBPOP). The goal of the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority in adopting its Plan is for the expansion of participation by historically underutilized businesses (HUB) in construction projects as defined in GS 143 -128.2 (g). Equal access and opportunity to participate in all aspects of construction projects shall be provided to HUB. It is the policy of the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority to award public building contracts without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or disabling condition. Each bidder shall make a good faith effort and shall document such efforts to utilize minority businesses and comply with the Tuckaseigee Water and Sewer Authority plan.

Contractors submitting a Bid on this project must solicit bids from minority subcontractors and provide documentation of any outreach efforts as required by the Special Conditions Packages.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246 as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin. Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours Standard Act, and 40 CFR 33.1016, and 40 CFR 60-4.

Dan Harbaugh,
Executive Director

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