INVITATION TO BID: GREENHOUSES
Bids due: August 31, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Sealed bids will be received by the Port of Tillamook Bay (“Port”) until 2:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 for the Greenhouses Construction Project (“Project”) and will then and there be opened and publicly read aloud. Bids received after the fixed time for opening will not be considered. Bids may be withdrawn at any time, prior to opening, upon written request of the Bidder. Thereafter, no Bidder may withdraw their bid after the opening thereof or before award of the Contract, unless same is delayed for a period of thirty (30) days. NO BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED BY WAY OF FAX OR ELEC TRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE.
Sealed bids shall be marked “Port of Tillamook Bay Greenhouses Construction Project” and addressed to the Port of Tillamook Bay, Attention: Aaron Palter, Project Coordinator, 4000 Blimp Boulevard, Suite 100, Tillamook, Oregon 97141.
The Port of Tillamook Bay Greenhouses Construction Project consists of the construction of concrete foundations, installation of two (2) greenhouse structures, associated water and electrical service components and the creation of an access/entryway path at a location within the Port of Tillamook Bay Industrial Park complex adjacent to the south of the Officers’ Mess Hall Building located at 6825 Officers Row Road, in Tillamook, Oregon 97141. Upon review of bids presented, the Port will make a final determination which items to include in the final scope of work and construction services contract.
This is a collaborative project between the Port of Tillamook Bay and Food Roots. Substantial completion of this project must occur by November 30, 2016. Liquidated damages shall be assessed for project work that is incomplete after the date of substantial completion.
Bidding documents may be obtained electronically from the Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN) at http://orpin.oregon.gov (See ORPIN Notice Number TILLAM-955-16) or by contacting Aaron Palter, Port of Tillamook Bay Project Coordinator, at 503- 842-2413, Ext. 116, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Bidding documents are also available for review at the Port of Tillamook Bay Main Office (4000 Blimp Boulevard, Suite 100, Tillamook, Oregon 97141) Addenda, if any, issued during this Call for Bids will be made available electronically via the Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN) at http://orpin.oregon.gov. Bona-fide prime bidders MUST register (free of charge) on the ORPIN site when obtaining documents in order to receive any addenda or other pertinent information. If there are issues accessing bidding documents or general questions, contact Aaron Palter, Port of Tillamook Bay Project Coordinator, at 503-842-2413, Ext. 116.
There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference and site tour held on Wednesday, August 24, at 9:00 a.m. The pre-bid conference will be the bidders’ main opportunity to discuss the project with the project manager and Port staff.
This contract is for a project that is subject to the state prevailing wages (ORS 279C.800 to ORS 279C.870) and the federal prevailing rates of wage under the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141, et seq.). Pursuant to ORS 279C.838, if the state prevailing rate of wage is higher than the federal prevailing rate of wage, the contractor and every subcontractor on the Project shall pay at least the state prevailing rate of wage as determined under ORS 279C.815. Current wage rates are available electronically as follows: Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (www.oregon.gov/boli) and Federal Davis-Bacon rates (www.wdol. gov/).
Parties identified on the Excluded Parties List System (available at https://www.sam. gov) are not eligible to participate in this bidding process.
No bid will be considered unless accompanied by a certified check or bid bond (with authorized surety company as surety) made payable to the Port of Tillamook Bay in the amount of five (5%) percent of the maximum amount of the bid; and no interest will be allowed on bid security. Bid security will be forfeited should the Bidder fail to enter into a contract and provide suitable performance bonding.
Each bid must identify whether the bidder is a resident bidder, as defined in ORS 279A.120.
In accordance with ORS 279C.365 (1)(k), the Port may not receive or consider a bid for a public improvement contract unless the bidder is licensed by the Construction Contractors Board or the State Landscape Contractors Board.
The Port reserves the right to reject any bid not in compliance with all prescribed public contracting procedures and requirements, including the requirement to demonstrate the bidder’s responsibility under ORS 279C.375(3), and may reject for good cause any and all bids upon a finding of the Port that it in the public interest to do so.
Published Aug. 23, 2016.