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Bid Title: Grandview Avenue Street Light and Fiber Project
Category: Engineering
Status: Open

Description:
NOTICE TO BIDDERS

CITY OF DUBUQUE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

GRANDVIEW AVENUE STREET LIGHT & FIBER PROJECT

120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals

Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed
before 2:00 p.m. on December 19th, 2017, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First
Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa.

120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered

Sealed proposals will be opened and Bids tabulated at 2:00p.m. on December 19th, 2017,
at City Hall - Conference Room B, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration
by the City. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids.

120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work
Work on the Project must be commenced within ten (10) calendar days after the Notice to
Proceed has been issued and shall be fully completed by April 13, 2018.

120.4 Bid Security
Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful
Bidder will enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of
contract a corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful
performance of the contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of
the contract. The Bid security must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of
the contract and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a
state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a certified share draft drawn on a state chartered
or federally chartered credit union, or the Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with corporate surety
satisfactory to the governmental entity. The Bid Bond must contain no conditions except as
provided in this section.

120.5 Contract Documents
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City
Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents
will also be available on the City’s website at www.cityofdubuque.org/bids.aspx. No plan
deposit is required.

120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor

By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown
and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent
lawfully required under Iowa statutes.

120.7 Sales Tax
The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption
certificate will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the Project.

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project

GRANDVIEW AVENUE STREETLIGHT & FIBER PROJECT CIP # 3001210

This project will involve the construction lighting and fiber conduit from Hwy 20 &
Grandview north along Grandview to Delhi. There is approximately 1,455 feet of 2” conduit
to be installed with handholes for street lighting and 2000 ft of fiber conduit along with fiber vaults.

Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $83,670

120.10 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause
The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat.
252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of
Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally
assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act,
hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into
pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full
opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against
on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an
award.

On the following date, November 29, 2017, this Notice was posted at the following locations:
1. Master Builders Website: .
2. Master Builders construction lead generating service.
3. The City of Dubuque Website.

Publication Date/Time:
11/29/2017 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
12/19/2017 2:00 PM
Contact Person:
Name: David Ness, P.E.
Title: Civil Engineer II
Department: Engineering
Email: dness@cityofdubuque.org
Phone: 563-589-4270

Project Contact:
Name: Duane Richter
Title: Traffic Engineer
Email: drichter@cityofdubuque.org
Phone: 563-589-4270

Download Available:
www.cityofdubuque.org/bids
Fee:
No plan deposit is required.
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at www.cityofdubuque.org/bids.aspx. No plan deposit is required.
Business Hours:
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Fax Number:
563-589-4205
Plan Holders List:
Posted with bid documents.
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