Sealed Bids for the construction of an approx. 13,000 SF, 3-story addition to the existing Wythe County DSS Office Building Wytheville, Virginia will be received by Mr. Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia on June 15, 2017 until 2:00 PM, local prevailing time, and then publicly opened and read aloud. The procedure for withdrawal of bids shall be according to provision (i) contained in 2.2-4330 A, Code of Virginia (1950) as amended.
Contract is to be awarded on a lump sum basis.
Bid security is required to be submitted with each Bid in the amount of five percent of the Bid. Bid security may be in the form of a certified or cashier’s check or a bid bond secured by a surety company.
A Performance Bond and a Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent of the Contract amount will be required on this Project. The Contractor shall also provide Liability Insurance coverage.
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
The Lane Group, Inc. – Galax and Abingdon, Virginia Offices
Wythe County Board of Supervisors – Wytheville, Virginia
Valley Construction News – Roanoke, Virginia
AGC of Tennessee – Blountville, Tennessee
Additional copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of The Lane Group; 119 North Main Street, Galax, Virginia. (276) 236-4588.
A deposit of $250.00 for each set of the Construction Documents is required. All Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and Material Suppliers will be refunded fifty percent of plan deposit for each set returned in good condition within 30 calendar days after the date of the Bid Opening.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.
No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days subsequent to the opening of Bids without the consent of the Owner.
A pre-bid conference will be held in the Boardroom of the Wythe County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia adjacent to the site on May 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM. All bidders are requested to be present. Attending the conference shall not be mandatory. The conference will include a tour of the existing DSS Office Building and site.
If a contract is for one hundred twenty thousand dollars ($120,000) or more, or if the total value of all construction, removal, repair, or improvements undertaken by the bidder within any twelvemonthperiod is seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) or more, the bidder is required under Title 54.1, Chapter 11, Code of Virginia (1950) as amended, to show evidence of being licensed as a “Class A Contractor.” If a contract is seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500) or more but less than one hundred twenty thousand dollars ($120,000), the bidder is required to show evidence of being licensed as a “Class B Contractor.” The bidder shall place on the outside of the envelope containing the bid and shall place in the bid over his signature whichever of the following notations is appropriate:
“Licensed Class A Virginia Contractor No.________”
“Licensed Class B Virginia Contractor No.________ ”
Wythe County Board of Supervisors
Mr. Stephen D. Bear, Wythe County Administrator