NEW HANOVER COUNTY
REQUEST FOR BIDS
CONSTRUCTION OF PINE VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY
RFB # 18-0090
Pursuant to GS 143-129, sealed bids addressed to Lena Butler, Purchasing Supervisor, New Hanover County Finance Department, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 165, Wilmington, NC 28403 and marked “NHC PINE VALLEY LIBRARY: RFB # 18-0090” will be accepted until 2:00 PM EST, Tuesday, September 14th, 2017 for the following work:
NHC Pine Valley Library: Construction of a new one story 16,213 sf (Base Bid) Type IIB, fully sprinklered public library to be constructed at 3802 S. College Rd, Wilmington, NC. The project also includes two alternates which would add 1,770 sf or 3,328 sf to the base building. The scope includes all site work, site demolition, building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, etc. as detailed in the plans and specifications by Vines Architecture dated 8/14/2017.
The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud following the latest time for receipt of bids at New Hanover County Government Offices, 230 Government Center Drive, Conference Room 119 (behind the fish tank), Wilmington, North Carolina. Bids will be received for a Single Prime Contract. Bidders must be properly licensed under Chapter 87 of the North Carolina General Statues.
All prime bidders on this project must be pre-qualified in accordance with New Hanover County’s Prequalification Ordinance in order to bid. Bids will not be accepted unless the bidder is pre-qualified. Prequalification applications may be obtained at the County Legal Department, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 155, Wilmington, NC 28403 or by visiting the County’s website at
http://legalinsurance.nhcgov.com/contractors-approved-for-bidding/. Bidding Documents and Site Development Plans may be examined and/or obtained by contacting Copy Cat at email@example.com; Duncan Parnell at (877) 749-4178 (the drawings are on file at the Raleigh office but can be printed at any location); or by visiting http://www.nhcgov.com/businessnhc/
bids/. Persons requesting shipment of documents shall bear the additional, non-refundable cost of shipment, if applicable.
The County will conduct a Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017. The meeting will be held on the third floor of the NHC Main Library (Harnett Room), located at 201 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC 28401. A Bid Bond Equal to 5% of the base bid price is required by all bidders. The successful bidder will be required to provide Performance and Payment bonds equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price.
No bid may be withdrawn after the opening of bids for a period of thirty (30) days.
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.
The County reserves the right to waive any informalities, to reject any or all bids, and to accept that Bid
or Bids which is in the best interest of the County.
POSTED: AUGUST 14, 2017