Fence Improvements 2/26/19
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, will be accepted by the Warren County Financial Management Committee at the Warren County Administrative Building, Office of the Finance Department, 201 Locust Street, Suite 2, McMinnville, Tennessee 37110, up to but no later than 10:00 A.M. Central Time on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 and then publicly opened and read for Fence Improvements at Warren County Middle School, Bobby Ray Elementary School, and West Elementary School for the Warren County School System.
Bidders may obtain Drawings and Project Manual from Allmon Engineering beginning Tuesday, February 12, 2019 for a plans deposit of $200. Pre-bid conferences are scheduled for Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the following schools and times: Warren County Middle School 9:00 A.M., Bobby Ray Elementary School 10:30 A.M., and West Elementary School 1:30 P.M. Bidders are to check in at the respective offices upon arriving on site. For more information regarding bids, please contact Warren County Schools Director of Facilities, Donnie Caldwell at (931)668-1246, Warren County Finance Department employee, Charlie W. Johnson at (931) 473-2381 ext. 1006, or Allmon Engineering (931) 528-8184 office, (931) 261-2448 mobile.
Employees of the selected contractor must have a sexual predator background check performed prior to entering any Warren County school grounds as per Tennessee Code Annotated Section 49-5-413.
The Warren County Financial Management Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to accept or reject any item thereon, to waive any irregularities in the bid or bidding and/or to abandon or postpone this project without any obligation to bidders. The Warren County Financial Management Committee will act as sole judge of the merit and qualifications of vendors and materials offered and accept whatever bid deemed to be in the best interest of Warren County. The Financial Management Committee reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities.
In case of tie bids, Warren County, Tennessee reserves the right to negotiate with bidders.
By submission of this bid, the vendor agrees to all terms and conditions stated therein.
No bids may be sent via e-mail or fax. Bidders shall enclose two (2) copies of the bid and note the bid submitted, (Fence Improvements at Warren County Middle School, Bobby Ray Elementary School, and West Elementary School), on the outside of any shipping envelope (FedEx, UPS, etc.) if the bid envelope is contained inside.
Bids will be awarded accordingly as prescribed by law, which states “lowest and best.” A Supreme Court ruling states that the discerning of best lies solely on those requesting the bid and not the bidder. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of sixty (60) days after date set for opening of bids.
TITLE VI OF THE 1964 CIVIL RIGHTS ACT
“No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
Bids must be received by Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. Central Time to be considered.
Please return sealed bids to: Warren County Financial Management Committee
C/O Warren County Finance Department
Warren County Administrative Office Building
201 Locust Street, Suite 2
McMinnville, Tennessee 37110
Pursuant to T.C.A. 50-9-114, Warren County, Tennessee has adopted a Drug & Alcohol Testing Program and is required to include this information in our bid specifications. Warren County, Tennessee requires Alcohol and Controlled Substances testing for Safety-Sensitive Positions as required by the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Act of 1991 and related United States Department of Transportation rules and regulations set forth in 49 CFR Federal Regulations Parts 40 and 382. BIDDERS MUST SUBMIT AN AFFIDAVIT THAT THE BIDDER OPERATES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM WITH REQUIREMENTS AT LEAST AS STRINGENT AS THAT OF THE PROGRAM OPERATED BY WARREN COUNTY, TENNESSEE.