Town of Rich Square - Phase 2 Water Improvements Project - CDBG-I Project No. 17-I-2969

Event Description



Sealed proposals for the Phase 2 Water Improvements Project are invited, and will be received by the Town of Rich Square, North Carolina, at the Town Meeting Hall (112 East Jackson Street, Rich Square, NC 27869) on or before, but no later than 1:30 P.M., local time, on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Immediately thereafter all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Proposals must be made on the blank form provided in the Contract Documents, and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Mayor, Town of Rich Square, North Carolina. The name and address and qualified Licensing Number of the Bidder must be plainly marked on the outside of each envelope. Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §87-15, by submitting a bid, the Bidder represents that it is appropriately licensed by all applicable Licensing boards for the scope of Work presented herein.

There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. at the Rich Square Town Meeting Hall. The bidding Contractors are encouraged to provide project related questions to Todd Steele, three (3) business days prior to the pre-bid conference so that responses can be provided during the meeting.


Install approximately 19,636 linear feet of 6” water main, 30 fire hydrant assemblies, 168 water services, and all necessary appurtenances as shown in the bid documents.

The Contract Documents for the above work are on file and available for inspection during regular business hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the following locations:

109 Main Street
PO Box 336 Rich Square, NC 27869-0336

Engineering Services, PA
1202 Benson Road, Suite #200
PO Box 1849, Garner, NC 27529

Copies of the Contract Documents required for review or bidding purposes may be obtained, during regular business hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, only, at the office of Engineering  services, PA, upon deposit of $200.00 for each set of documents so obtained. Each application must be ccompanied by a certified check made payable to Engineering Services, PA. The full amount of the deposit for the first set will be refunded to each Bidder who submits a formal proposal to the Owner.


This project is being funded in whole or in part by the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). All federal CDBG requirements will apply to the contract. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with Section 109 and E.O. 11246 which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin. Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Davis Bacon Act, Anti-Kickback Act, and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act. The Town of Rich Square is committed to and supportive of efforts to effectively maintain and/or increase the use of Small and Minority/Women-Owned Business and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) contract participation for Construction Projects, services
(including professional and consulting services) and commodities purchases, AND increase contract participation to offer employment, training and contracting opportunities in accordance with Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (24 C.F.R. Part 135)


Each Proposal must be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check payable to the order of the Owner, Town of Rich Square, Rich Square, North Carolina, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the Bidder and a corporate surety licensed under the laws of the State of North Carolina to execute such bonds in an amount not less than 5% of the bid as a guarantee that the Bidder will within ten (10) days after the date of the Bidder's receipt of the NOTICE OF AWARD of a contract, execute an agreement and file same as required by the Contract Document if his Proposal is accepted. No Bidder may withdraw his/her bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

If a Bidder fails to execute and file an agreement, the amount of his security shall be forfeited as liquidated damages.


The Owner will award a contract to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder for this project in accordance with the General Statutes of North Carolina, Chapter 143-128.2. The Owner reserves the right to reject all Proposals of Bidders for any Phase or Division of the project. The Owner further reserves the right to reject the Proposal of any Bidder submitting a proposal which is not responsive to the bid document or the proposal of any Bidder which is found not responsible to carry out the scope and intent of the bid document.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any Proposal for failure to comply with all requirements of this notice or of the Contract Document; however, he may waive any minor defects or informalities at his discretion. The Owner further reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals or to award the Contract that is in his best interest.

Esta información está disponible en español o en cualquier otro idioma bajo petición. Por favor, póngase en contacto con Betty Jean Baugham, al (252) 539-2315 o en Town of Rich Square, 109 N. Main St., Rich Square, NC 27869, de alojamiento para esta solicitud.

The Town of Rich Square is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reginald White, Mayor

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