Blackhawk Water Tower and Larkin Tower Work

Agency: State Government of Wisconsin
State: Wisconsin
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
Opps ID: NBD13922286885733109
Posted Date: Sep 14, 2020
Due Date: Sep 28, 2020
Solicitation No: 8977-0-2020-BP
Source: Members Only
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Solicitation Reference #: 8977-0-2020-BP
Title: Blackhawk Water Tower and Larkin Tower Work
Available Date: 9/14/2020
Due Date: 9/28/2020 2:00:00 PM
Are faxed Bids acceptable? No
Are e-mailed bids acceptable? No
Bid Synopsis: Blackhawk Water Tower and Larkin Tower Work
Agency Contact: Brian Pittelli, Phone: 608-267-4969 Fax: 608-266-5948
Documents:
8977-0-2020-BP Blackhawk Water Tower and Larkin Tower Work.pdf 9/14/2020
NIGP Codes
Code Description
72684 Towers: Broadcasting, Microwave, Transmitting, etc.
83073 Steel Tanks, Water Works Type, Elevated and Tower
91316 Construction, Communication Equipment (Includes Antenna Towers)
91365 Maintenance, Repair, and Removal Services, Antenna Tower and other Communication Equipment
94085 Tower Construction
94086 Tower Maintenance and Repair
98569 Radio and Telecommunications Equipment and Accessory Rental or Lease (Including Radio Towers)
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CITY OF MADISON
REQUEST FOR BIDS
RFB #: 8977-0-2020-BP
Title: Blackhawk Water Tower and Larkin Tower Work
City Agency: Traffic Engineering
Due Date: Monday, September 28, 2020
2:00 PM CST
REQUEST FOR BIDS
RFB # 8977-0-2020-BP
Table of Contents
1
NOTICE TO BIDDERS..................................................................................................................... 1
1.1 Summary............................................................................................................................. 1
1.2 Important Dates................................................................................................................... 1
1.3 Format ................................................................................................................................. 1
1.4 Labeling............................................................................................................................... 1
1.5 Delivery of Bids ................................................................................................................... 1
1.6 Appendix A: Standard Terms & Conditions ........................................................................ 1
1.7 Appendix B: Sample Contract for Purchase of Services .................................................... 1
1.8 Affirmative Action Notice ..................................................................................................... 1
1.9 Multiple Bids ........................................................................................................................ 2
1.10 City of Madison Contact Information................................................................................... 2
1.11 Inquiries, Clarifications, and Exceptions ............................................................................. 3
1.12 Addenda .............................................................................................................................. 3
1.13 Bid Distribution Networks .................................................................................................... 3
1.14 Local Vendor Preference .................................................................................................... 3
1.15 Oral Presentations/Site Visits/Meetings.............................................................................. 4
1.16 Acceptance/Rejection of Bids ............................................................................................. 4
1.17 Withdrawal or Revision of Bids ........................................................................................... 4
1.18 Non-Material and Material Variances.................................................................................. 4
1.19 Public Records .................................................................................................................... 4
1.20 Usage Reports .................................................................................................................... 5
1.21 Partial Award ....................................................................................................................... 5
1.22 Tax Exempt ......................................................................................................................... 5
1.23 Cooperative Purchasing...................................................................................................... 5
1.24 Bidders Responsibility......................................................................................................... 5
2
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES/COMMODITIES ............................................................................ 6
2.1 Scope of Services ............................................................................................................... 6
2.2 City will provide for Blackhawk............................................................................................ 6
2.3 City will provide for Larkin ................................................................................................... 6
2.4 To be provided by tower installation crew........................................................................... 6
3
REQUIRED INFORMATION AND CONTENT OF BIDS ................................................................. 7
Form A:Signature Affidavit
Form B: Receipt of Forms and Submittal Checklist
Form C: Vendor Profile
Form D: Fee Bid
Form E: References
Appendix A: Standard Terms & Conditions
Appendix B: Contract for Purchase of Services
Appendix C: Blackhawk Water Tower Photos
Appendix D: Larkin Tower Photos
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REQUEST FOR BIDS
RFB # 8977-0-2020-BP
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NOTICE TO BIDDERS
1.1 Summary
The City of Madison Traffic Engineering (“City”) is soliciting Bids from qualified vendors for Blackhawk
Water Tower and Larkin Tower Work. Vendors submitting Bids (“Bidders”) are required to read this
Request for Bids (“RFB”) in its entirety and follow the instructions contained herein.
1.2 Important Dates
Deliver Bids no later than the due time and date indicated below. The City will reject late Bids:
Issue Date:
Questions Due Date:
Answers Posted Date:
Due Date:
Monday, September 14, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00 PM CST
1.3 Format
The City will not consider illegible Bids.
Elaborate Bids (i.e., expensive artwork) beyond that sufficient to present a complete and effective Bid, are
not necessary or desired.
The City is requesting bids in the following format: Electronic Only. Electronic versions less than 20MB
should be emailed to the address in section 1.5.
Complete and return Forms A through E to City of Madison Purchasing Services by Monday, September
28, 2020, 2:00 PM CST.
1.4 Labeling
All email correspondence must include RFB #8977-0-2020-BP in the subject line.
1.5 Delivery of Bids
Delivery of electronic copy to: via email to bids@cityofmadison.com
Bids must be delivered as instructed. Deliveries to other City departments and/or locations may result in
disqualification.
1.6 Appendix A: Standard Terms & Conditions
Bidders are responsible for reviewing this attachment prior to submission of their Bids. City of Madison
Standard Terms and Conditions are the minimum requirements for the submission of Bids.
1.7 Appendix B: Sample Contract for Purchase of Services
Bidders are responsible for reviewing this attachment prior to submission of their Bids. The Sample
Contract for Purchase of Services shall serve as the basis of the contract resulting from this RFB. The
terms of this template contract shall become contractual obligations following award of the RFB. By
submitting a Bid, Bidders affirm their willingness to enter into a contract containing these terms.
1.8 Affirmative Action Notice
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RFB # 8977-0-2020-BP
If Contractor employs 15 or more employees and does aggregate annual business with the City of
$50,000 or more for the calendar year in which the PO and/or Contract is in effect, Contractor shall file,
within thirty (30) days from the PO/Contract effective date and BEFORE RELEASE OF PAYMENT, an
Affirmative Action Plan designed to ensure that the Contractor provides equal employment opportunity to
all and takes affirmative action in its utilization of applicants and employees who are women, minorities
and/or persons with disabilities. A sample affirmative action plan, Request for Exemption forms, and
instructions are available at: www.cityofmadison.com/civil-rights/contract-compliance/vendors-
suppliers/forms or by contacting a Contract Compliance Specialist at the City of Madison Affirmative
Action Division at (608) 266-4910. Vendors must register for an account to complete the required forms
online, here: https://elam.cityofmadison.com/citizenaccess
Contractor shall also allow maximum feasible opportunity to small business enterprises to compete for
any subcontracts entered into pursuant to this PO/Contract.
Job postings: All contractors who employ 15 or more employees (regardless of the dollar amount of this
contract or their annual aggregate business with the City) must notify the City of all external job openings
at locations in Dane County, Wisconsin, and agree to interview candidates referred by the City or its
designated organization. Job posting information is available at: http://www.cityofmadison.com/civil-
rights/programs/referrals-and-interviews-for-sustainable-employment-raise-program. Instructions for
contractors: http://www.cityofmadison.com/civil-rights/documents/RaISE_Job_Posting_Instructions.pdf
The complete set of Affirmative Action requirements for this purchase can be found in paragraph 20 of
Appendix A – Standard Terms and Conditions and, if applicable, in Section 13 of Appendix B –
Sample Contract for Purchase of Services.
1.9 Multiple Bids
Multiple Bids from Bidders are permitted; however, each must fully conform to the requirements for
submission. Bidders must sequentially label (e.g., Bid #1, Bid #2) and separately package each Bid.
Bidders may submit alternate pricing schemes without having to submit multiple Bids.
1.10 City of Madison Contact Information
The City of Madison Traffic
Engineering is the procuring
agency:
Austin Scheib
City of Madison Traffic Engineering
PH: (608) 266-4768
ascheib@cityofmadison.com
The City of Madison
Purchasing Services
administers the procurement
function:
Brian Pittelli
Purchasing Services
City-County Bldg, Room 407
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Madison, WI 53703-3346
PH: (608) 267-4969
FAX: (608) 266-5948
bpittelli@cityofmadison.com
For questions regarding
Affirmative Action Plans please
contact:
Contract Compliance
Department of Civil Rights
City-County Bldg., Room 523
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Madison, WI 53703
PH: (608) 266-4910
dcr@cityofmadison.com
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REQUEST FOR BIDS
RFB # 8977-0-2020-BP
The City employs spam filtering that occasionally blocks legitimate emails, holding them in ‘quarantine” for
four calendar days. The contacts listed in this RFB will acknowledge all emails received. Bidders not
receiving acknowledgement within twenty-four hours shall follow-up via phone with specific information
identifying the originating email address for message recovery.
1.11 Inquiries, Clarifications, and Exceptions
Bidders are to raise any questions they have about the RFB document without delay. Direct all questions,
in writing, to the Purchasing Services administrator listed in Section 1.10.
Bidders finding any significant ambiguity, error, conflict, discrepancy, omission, or other deficiency in this
RFB document shall immediately notify the Buyer and request clarification. In the event that it is
necessary to provide additional clarification or revision to the RFB, the City will post addenda – see 1.12
below. Bidders are strongly encouraged to check for addenda regularly.
Bids should be as responsive as possible to the provisions stated herein. A prospective vendor may take
“exception” to bid terms, conditions, specifications and dates stated within the bid package. However, the
City of Madison reserves the right to disqualify any and all bids submitted which include exceptions, if
deemed not in the City’s best interests.
1.12 Addenda
In the event that it is necessary to provide additional clarification or revision to the RFB, the City will post
addenda to its Bids distribution websites – see 1.13 below. It is the Bidders responsibility to regularly
monitor the websites for any such postings. Bidders must acknowledge the receipt of any addenda on
Form B. Failure to retrieve addenda and include their provisions may result in disqualification.
1.13 Bid Distribution Networks
The City of Madison posts all Request for Bids, addenda, tabulations, awards and related
announcements on two distribution networks – VendorNet and DemandStar. The aforementioned
documents are available exclusively from these websites. It is the Bidders responsibility to regularly
monitor the bid distribution network for any such postings. Bidders failure to retrieve such addenda and
incorporate their appropriate provisions in their response may result in disqualification. Both sites offer
free registration to City Bidders.
State of Wisconsin
VendorNet System:
State of Wisconsin and local agencies bid network. Registration is free.
http://vendornet.state.wi.us/vendornet
DemandStar by Onvia:
National bid network – Free subscription is available to access Bids
from the City of Madison and other Wisconsin agencies, participating in
the Wisconsin Association of Public Purchasers (WAPP). A fee is
required if subscribing to multiple agencies that are not included in
WAPP.
Bid Opportunities:
www.cityofmadison.com/finance/purchasing/bidDemandStar.cfm
Home Page:
www.demandstar.com
To Register:
www.onvia.com/WAPP
1.14 Local Vendor Preference
The City of Madison has adopted a local preference purchasing policy granting a scoring preference to
local suppliers. Only suppliers registered as of the bid’s due date will receive preference. Learn more and
register at the City of Madison website: www.cityofmadison.com/business/localPurchasing.
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