Advertisement for Bids for Construction of Koyo Lift Station Upgrade for the City of Dahlonega, Georgia

Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Dahlonega, Georgia at the City of Dahlonega City Hall, 465 Riley Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533 until 2:00 p.m. local time, November 9, 2023, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read.  No submitted bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

All Bidders must have a State of Georgia Utility Contractor License and must employ a state “Utility Manager” certificate holder who will have oversight of all the work. 

The work to be done consists of furnishing all materials, equipment, and labor for the construction of:

Rehabilitation and upgrade of the existing Koyo Lift Station including new submersible pumps, pipe and fittings, and wet well linings complete with appurtenances.

The time allotted for construction is 335 consecutive calendar days for substantial completion and 365 days for final completion.

Proposals for the complete work in one general contract shall be made on the proposal form provided and shall contain prices in words and figures for the work bid on.

All proposals shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond drawn in favor of the City of Dahlonega, Georgia, in the amount of at least 10% of the lump sum bid for the complete work; such Bid Bond representing that the Bidder, if awarded the contract, will promptly enter into a contract and furnish Performance Bond and Payment Bond as provided by law and approved by the Attorney for the City of Dahlonega, Georgia.  Each bond shall be equal to 100% of the contract amount.  The Bid Bond shall be forfeited to the City of Dahlonega, Georgia as liquidated damages if the Bidder fails to execute the contract and provide Performance and Payment Bonds within 10 days after being notified that he has been awarded the contract.

Drawings and Specifications are open to public inspection at the office of the City of Dahlonega, Georgia, and at the offices of Turnipseed Engineers in Augusta and Atlanta, Georgia.

Copies of the plans and specifications must be obtained from Turnipseed Engineers, 2255 Cumberland Parkway, Building 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, upon receipt of $250.  Additional reduced drawings are available for $125.

Digital copies of the documents are not available.

Upon receipt of all documents in undamaged condition within 30 days after the date of opening of bids, half of the deposit will be refunded.

The difference between the deposit and the amount refunded represents the cost of reproduction.  No refund will be made for documents received after 30 days or in damaged condition.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.