INVITATION TO BID for AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING TRUCK Monday, July 16, 2018
INVITATION TO BID
CONCORD-PADGETT REGIONAL AIRPORT
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA
AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING TRUCK
C.R.A. PROJECT NO. 2365
Sealed Bids shall be received on or before at the City of Concord, in Conference room C, Alfred M. Brown Operations Center, 850 Warren C Coleman Boulevard, Concord NC 28025. until and not later than 10:00 a.m. local time on August 7, 2018. Immediately following such deadline, all Bids will be publicly opened and read at the Conference Room C for the following project:
AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT (hereinafter "the Project")
The Project shall consist of manufacture and delivery of a Class 4 Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Equipment. Contract Documents, including Plans and Specifications, may be obtained at Alfred M. Brown Operations Center, purchasing department from Ryan LeClear.
Each sealed Bid shall be accompanied by an irrevocable Bank Letter of Credit, or satisfactory Bid Bond (attachment #4) with good corporate surety, in a sum not less than ten percent (10%) of the aggregate amount of the Bid, payable without condition to CRA, to guarantee that if Bidder's offer results in an Award, the Bidder will furnish all required bonds, insurance certificate(s) and insurance policy(ies) within ten Calendar Days after the date Notice of Award is given, and enter into the Contract within thirty (30) days after Notice of Award is given.
The proposed Contract is under and subject to Executive Order 11246 of 24 September 1965 and its subsequent revisions. Bidders will be required to comply with the Affirmative Action Plan for Equal Employment Opportunity prescribed by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCC), United States Department of Labor in Chapter 60, Regulations of the Secretary of Labor, 41 CFR Chapter 60, or by other relevant orders of that office.
CRA, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat., 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any Award made pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit Bids in response to this invitation and that no Bidder will be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an Award.
CRA reserves the right to waive any informality in any Bid or Bid Guaranty, to reject any and all Bids and to negotiate with any Bidder to such extent as may be necessary.
CRA will conduct a Pre-Bid Conference beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time on July 20, 2018 in Conference Room C, Alfred M. Brown Operations Center, 850 Warren C Coleman Boulevard, Concord NC 28025, for the purpose of reviewing the Contract Documents. All prospective Bidders are invited and encouraged to attend this conference.
Any questions from the prospective Bidders will be accepted in writing until 96 hours after bid opening. After this time, no questions will be answered. These questions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. CRA will not be liable for oral responses to oral questions of Bidders; Bidders shall rely on such oral representations at their own risk.
By submitting a bid, Bidders waive any rights they may have to protest the selection of the best qualified bid by CRA, and further waives any cause of action that it may have against the Engineer in relation to the Engineer's advice to the CRA regarding the selection of the best qualified Bidder.