Bid Opportunities

NORTH FORTY TRAIL, PHASE I

INVITATION TO BID – FEBRUARY 6, 2018

Sealed lump sum bids will be received by the City of Hampton, Georgia from prospective contractors for the construction of walking trails referred to as the North Forty Trail, Phase I. The work consists of furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment and services for clearing, grading and the construction of trails.

The activity is proposed to be funded or partially funded as part of the Recreational Trails Grant through the Department of Natural Resources. Hard copies of the Contract Documents/Plans may be obtained at Hampton City Hall at 17 East Main Street South, Hampton, GA 30228 for a non-refundable cost of $50 per set.

Any questions pertaining to the Contract Documents/Plans shall be emailed to Tiffany Wilson at the City of Hampton at twilson@hamptonga.gov by 2:00 PM on March 12, 2018. A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 PM on March 6, 2018 at Hampton City Hall Conference Room to discuss the project. Contract Document Addendums addressing all questions will be provided to all Registered Plan Holders. Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Hampton at 17 East Main Street South, Hampton, Georgia 30228 until 2:00 PM on March 20, 2018 and then publicly opened and read aloud. Only bids presented with a certification from the bidder that the bid submitted is based upon the current and complete Contract Documents will be accepted.

No bid may be modified, withdrawn, or canceled for a period of sixty (60) days after the time designated for the receipt of Bids or until the Bidder is notified by the City whichever is sooner. The City reserves the reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities, technicalities and formalities. Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond in an amount of not less than five (5%) of the total bid amount. The Bid Bond may be in the form of a bond issued by a surety acceptable to the City or a cashier’s check made payable to the City of Hampton, Georgia. The entire Bid Bond shall be forfeited to the City of Hampton, Georgia as liquidated damages if the bidder fails to execute the Contract and provide Performance and Payment Bonds within fifteen (15) days after being notified that bidder had been awarded the Contract.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a contract Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the sum of one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount bid and provide insurance coverage as required in the Contract Documents.

Note: For more information please refer to the Instruction to Bidders and the Contract Documents, which govern and supersede this Invitation to Bid.