"DIVISION O - BIDDING REQUIREMENTS"
DIVISION O - BIDDING REQUIREMENTS INVITATION TO BID (IFB) 09-332 RENOVATIONS & IMPROVEMENTS at JOHNSON SQUARE THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA (Hereinafter called "HAWS") Will receive sealed bids from organizations or individuals interested in providing services for RENOVATIONS & IMPROVEMENTS at JOHNSON SQUARE, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Bids will be received until 11:30 A.M. Local Time on the _ day of 15TH JULY 2009, at the main office of the Housing Authority at 500 W. 4th Street. Suite 300, Attention: Procurement Department, Winston-Salem. North Carolina 27101 (Phone: 336-727-8500 ) - At that time, all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud. Proposals submitted by mail should be addressed to the Housing Authority at the address set out above and plainly marked as indicated in the "Instructions to Bidders," Section B. All proposals submitted by mail will be collected at the above mentioned mailing address at 10:30 A.M. Local Time, on the day mentioned above and held unopened at the office of the Housing Authority until 11:30 A.M. at which time they will be opened with those that have been hand delivered. Bidding Documents, including Plans and Specifications, are on file at the office of the Architect, HADP Architecture, Inc., 2722 Piedmont Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30305, Post Office Box 52639, Atlanta, Georgia 30355 (Phone: 404.233.4466 Fax: 404.233.7396) and at the office of the Housing Authority at the above address. Plans and specifications may be ordered from the Architect's Office in Atlanta. Prime Contractors, Subcontractors and Material Suppliers may purchase sets of the documents for the cost of reproduction which is $50.00 per set. This $50.00 is not refundable. Each request for plans and specifications should indicate that the request is for a prime contractor or otherwise. A certified check, or bank draft, drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation made payable to the Owner or a satisfactory Bid Bond, executed by an acceptable surety on the Bid Bond Form contained in the Specifications in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid shall be submitted with each bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond(s) in the amount of 100% of the contract amount. Bid Bond shall be in accordance with G.S. 143-129, as amended by Chapter 1104 of the North Carolina Public Laws of 1951. Any firm submitting a bid must have all licenses, accreditations and permits required to bid on and perform the scope of work contained in this package as required by all Federal, State and local agencies. 00100-1 HAWS reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities, and to award the contract to other than the low bidder, should it be deemed in its best interest. No oral interpretations will be given to any offeror as to the meaning or intent of the Contract Documents or be effective to modify any of the provisions of the documents. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of HAWS. The successful candidate shall be required to possess all applicable licenses, certifications, insurance and bonding. HAWS prohibits discrimination in any manner on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or disability and will pursue an affirmative policy of fostering, promoting and conducting business with minority owned enterprises. All contractors shall be required to comply with the equal employment requirements of the Federal Government, and to specifically comply with 24 CFR Part 135 which requires that employment and other economic opportunities generated by this contract shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low and very low income persons, particularly those persons who live in the projects where this work will be done. Attention is called to the fact that salaries not less than the Davis-Bacon wage rates as published by the U.S. Department of Labor and as set forth in the Specifications must be paid on this Project. Please address all questions regarding plans and specifications, or bidding procedure to the Architect and not to HAWS. "SECTION 3/MWBE CONTRACTORS ENCOURAGED TO BID** HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM BY: MR. LARRY WOODS TITLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Date _06-15-2009____ 06-22-2009 NOTE: A Pre-Bid Conference will be held JULY 07, 2009 AT 10:00 AM on site at 500 W. 4th Street, Suite 300, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101. Specifications will be available for those qualified at the Pre-Bid Conference and on the HAWS website at twww.haws.org. Additional requirements pertaining to the submission package are detailed in the IFB. All questions regarding the request for bid should be in writing to Tangela Moses-Malloy, Director of Procurement, Housing Authority of the City of Winston-Salem, 500 W. 4th Street, Procurement Department-Ground Floor, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (email@example.com & Fax 336-748-3388) OR Richard A. Aiken, HADP Architecture, Inc., 2722 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 (firstname.lastname@example.org & Fax 404-233-7396). ATTENDANCE IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED 00100-2