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Bibb County

GEORGIA, BIBB COUNTY INVITATION TO BID
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GEORGIA, BIBB COUNTY INVITATION TO BID -Notice is hereby given that the Bibb County Board of Commissioners will receive sealed bids in the Purchasing Department, Room 405 Courthouse, 601 Mulberry Street, Macon, Georgia, until 12:00 NOON, at the time legally prevailing in Macon, Georgia on Thursday, October 18, 2012, for LOBBY ALTERATIONS AT BIBB COUNTY DFCS (Division of Family and Children Services), located at 456 Oglethorpe Street, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia. -Bids will be publicly opened and read in the Bibb County Board of Commissioners Administrative Conference Room on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at 2:00 P.M. -Bid documents, including plans and specifications, may be examined and obtained at the office of the Architect, BTBB inc., 609 Cherry Street, Macon, Georgia 31201 / Phone (478) 742-1208. Requests for documents together with a deposit of $50 per set should be filed promptly with the Architect. Bidding materials will be forwarded, shipping charges collect, as soon as possible. Partial sets of bid documents will not be issued. -The full amount of deposit for one (1) set of bid documents will be refunded to each General Contractor who submits bona fide bid and upon return of such set in good condition within thirty (30) days after date of opening of bids. All other deposits will be refunded with deductions approximating cost of reproduction of documents upon return of same in good condition within thirty (30) days after date of opening bids. -Announcement of this Invitation for Bids may also be posted on the Georgia Procurement Registry website at http://ssl.doas.state.ga.us/PRSapp/PR_custom_index.jsp?agency=61100. -There will be a MANDATORY pre-bid meeting at 9:00 A.M. on October 18, 2012, in the lobby of the Bibb County Division of Adult and Children Services Building, located at 456 Oglethorpe Street / Macon, Georgia. -In order to be considered, bids must be accompanied by a bid bond, payable to the Owner, in amount not less than five-percent (5%) of the total base bid. The bid security shall become payable to the Owner only if the bidder, to whom award is made, should fail to execute a contract with the Owner and furnish bond and insurance in accordance with the terms of the contract within ten (10) days after notification of award. Bid envelopes should be sealed and identified on the outside as "LOBBY ALTERATIONS AT BIBB COUNTY DFCS (Division of Family and Children Services)", and delivered to: Bibb County Purchasing Dept. Courthouse - Room 405 601 Mulberry Street Macon, Georgia 31201 -No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after time has been called on date of bid opening. -The contract, if awarded, will be based on a lump sum price. Upon award of the Contract, a pre-construction meeting will be held to discuss the project and to establish a schedule of work. -The bidder to whom award is made shall submit a Payment Bond and a Performance Bond, both in an amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. The bonding company/surety must be licensed to do business in the State of Georgia and shall be rated B+ or better in current Key Rating Guide as issued by A.M. Best Company, Oldwick, NJ. -If a contract is awarded, the successful bidder will be required to indemnify, defend and hold the County harmless from and against all claims, loss, liability, cost and expenses, including attorney's fees, howsoever arising or incurred, alleging damage to property or injury to, or death of, any person, arising out of, or attributable, to the contractor's performance of the contract awarded. -LATE OR UN-SIGNED BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. BIBB COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS BY: Samuel F. Hart, Sr., Chairman #2913967: 9/22,29; 10/6,13