INVITATION FOR BIDS
NEW HANOVER COUNTY
LANDFILL GAS COLLECTION AND CONTROL SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION
RFB # 18-0197
Sealed bids addressed to Kim Roane, Business Officer, New Hanover County Environmental Department, 3002 U.S. Highway 421 North, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401 and marked “Landfill Gas Collection and Control System Construction – RFB # 18-0197” will be accepted until 2:00 P.M. EST, May 15, 2018.
Instructions for submitting bids, bid documents, and complete requirements and information may be obtained by visiting the County’s website http://www.nhcgov.com/business-nhc/bids/. All prime bidders on this project must be pre-qualified in accordance with New Hanover County’s Pre-Qualification Ordinance, in order to bid. Bids will not be opened unless the bidder is pre-qualified. Pre-qualification applications may be obtained at the County Legal Department, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 155, Wilmington, N.C. 28403 or by visiting the County’s website.
A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on April 17, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at the New Hanover County Environmental Management Department Conference Room, 3002 U.S. Highway 421 North, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401.
This project includes providing the equipment and construction of a landfill gas (LFG) collection and control system at the New Hanover County Landfill. This includes providing and installation of landfill gas (LFG) blower and flare equipment, air compressor, high density polyethylene (HDPE) piping, connection to existing LFG extraction wells, and pneumatic pumps.
Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond made payable to New Hanover County, for an amount equal to 5% of the total base bid price as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, the required Agreement will be executed and that a 100% Performance Bond and 100% Payment Bond will be furnished.
Bidders must be licensed contractors in the State of North Carolina at the time bid are submitted. Pursuant to N.C.G.S. §87‑15, it will be necessary for contractors to show evidence of such license in the bid document.
This Invitation to Bid is being used to solicit responses from suitably qualified, experienced and licensed contractors to qualify for services related to the construction of the landfill gas collection and control system in New Hanover County, North Carolina.
Contractor will be required to comply with OSHA and all federal, state and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations that in any way affect the Work and will be required to review/endorse the County’s Contractor Compliance Requirements in Section 004300.05. Bidders will be required to submit a Qualification Questionnaire located in Section 004113.01 as part of their bid to demonstrate qualifications to perform the Work.
The bidder shall make good faith efforts, as defined in the bid specifications, to subcontract 10% of the dollar value of the single prime contract to businesses owned and controlled by minorities. Individuals who are rebuttably presumed to be minorities include women, Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, and Asian-Indian Americans. Bidders are required to submit, along with the bid, information concerning minority business enterprises which will participate in the contract. The information will include: (1) name and address of each minority firm; (2) description of the work to be performed by each minority firm named; and (3) the dollar value of the work to be performed by each firm named. Bidders are required to submit along with the bid, specific documentation demonstrating that they made good faith efforts to meet established goals. A bid which fails to meet these requirements may be considered non-responsive. Contact Lena Butler at Lbutler@nhcgov.com concerning questions related to this issue.
New Hanover County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to make the purchase which will be in the best interest of the County.
ADVERTISED: APRIL 8, 2018