Notice is given that the Board of Supervisors of Wythe County, Virginia (the "Board") will hold a public hearing on the proposed issuance at one time or from time to time of bonds by Wythe County. The estimated maximum amount of the bonds proposed to be issued is $6,000,000 in the aggregate. The proposed uses of the bond proceeds are to pay costs of capital improvements to water and sewer facilities of the County and to pay costs of issuing the bonds. The public hearing, which may be continued or adjourned, and at which persons may appear and present their views on the proposed bond issue, will be held at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on February 22, 2022, before the Board in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, located at 340 South Sixth Street in Wytheville, Virginia.
Sealed Bids for construction of the Addition and Renovation to the Wythe County Office Building project will be received by Mr. Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia on March 8, 2022 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.
The Project involves construction of an approx. 14,400 SF, 3-story, steel frame with masonry exterior enclosure addition to the existing Wythe County DSS Office Building, associated renovation work where the new and existing construction interface, and sitework. The addition is an extension of the existing building Business occupancy comprising offices, break rooms, meeting rooms, public waiting areas, restrooms, and storage/utility areas. The construction 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.
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Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above. Contractors have the option to purchase an electronic set of bidding documents (PDF Format) for a $50.00 non-refundable fee or set of hard copy Bid Documents upon payment of $250.00 (non-refundable) for each set. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to The Lane Group, Inc. Upon request and receipt of the document deposit indicated above, the Issuing Office will transmit the Bidding Documents via delivery service. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to waive any informality 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 February 16, 2022 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 twelve-month period 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.” The bidder shall place on the outside of the envelope containing the bid, and shall place in the bid over his signature, the following notation: “Licensed Class A Virginia Contractor No.____________________________________________”
The County of Wythe seeks proposals from professional radio communications providers to improve emergency communications operability, reliability and signal coverage for first responders and dispatch.
Background: Over the past seven years, Wythe County has worked with a variety of providers to upgrade its transmitters, repeaters, mobile and handheld radios, dispatch consoles and associated equipment and software to provide digital first response radio service through the county. These upgrades have improved, secure digital radio service for most first responders and law enforcement, but gaps remain in service, consistency and quality of radio communications.
Scope: Wythe County seeks a professional radio communications provider to improve service, eliminate service gaps, provide redundancy, reduce the need for service calls, ensure full frequency licensure, ensure accurate radio programming and provide to the county complete and accurate maps of all county system components. The county desires physical, microwave or other secure wireless connection and redundancy between its primary tower sites, and is open to adding towers or nodes if necessary to eliminate dead service areas.
Proposals must include:
Scoring: Proposals will be scored equally on scope, cost, time to completion, technical expertise, and the proposer’s supply chain.
Deadline: Interested firms must submit proposals by Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Submittal: Deliver three hard copies and one electronic copy of your proposal to: Martha Collins, County Clerk; Wythe County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 no later than 11 a.m. February 22, 2022.
Wythe County is not responsible for late or lost packages. Wythe County is an equal opportunity offeror, and small/disadvantaged business enterprises are encouraged to apply.
The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking sealed bids for 6,700 linear feet of twelve- inch sanitary sewer force main and appurtenances.
Please submit sealed bids at the Wythe County Administration Office, Attention: Don Crisp, Director, Water & Wastewater Department, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 by 2:00 P.M. local prevailing time on February 3, 2022.
Please note that bids may be awarded and/or rejected on basis other than price alone. The County of Wythe reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
The Wythe County Board of Supervisors (“WCBOS”) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to provide professional engineering services expansion of the Fort Chiswell Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).
The WCBOS intends to expand capacity of the WWTP to minimum of 2.5MGD. The scope of professional engineering services may include engineering design, environmental assessment, development of drawings, technical specifications and construction contract documents, bidding assistance, construction administration services; and supplemental services as appropriate to complete the project.
Firms wishing to submit a proposal shall provide five statements of qualifications and references on Standard Form (SF) 330, along with a cover letter of not more than two pages. Proposals shall be submitted to the following address:
Wythe County Board of Supervisors
Attn: Stephen Bear, County Administrator
340 South 6th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
Proposals shall be labeled “Engineering Proposals – WWTP”
Proposals must be received by 4:00 p.m. local time on February 14, 2022. Proposals received after this time will not be considered.
Evaluation shall be based on the information contained in Standard Form (SF) 330 and the cover letter. Selection criteria shall be as follows:
Proposals will be reviewed and interviews may be scheduled with the top ranked firm(s) in accordance with the Virginia Procurement Policy. Please note WCBOS reserves the right to award in part or in whole or to reject any or all proposals. All elements of this project will comply with Rural Development, Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality procurement guidelines. WCBOS encourages the participation of MBE/WBE type firms
Offerors are advised that Section 2.2-4342 of the Code of Virginia (i.e. the Virginia Public Procurement Act) shall govern public inspection of all records submitted by the Offeror.