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SECTION 101 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notic

SECTION 101 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received for the Water Main Loop, J21-00-126, in Carrington North Dakota. Bids will be received by the City Auditor, at the office of the City Auditor, until 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 17th and then at said office all bids properly submitted will be publicly opened and read aloud. Digital copies of the Bidding Documents are available at www.interstateeng.com or www.questcdn.com for a fee of $30.00. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bid Documents” tab and by entering Quest Project Number 8134180 on the “Search Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com. Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Interstate Engineering, located at 1903 12th Avenue SW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401, for a fee of $80.00 per set. The bidding and contract documents may also be examined at this same location. Any technical questions may be directed to Travis Dillman at (701) 252-0234. The project will consist of the following approximate quantities: 2,700’ of 8” PVC Watermain, 500’ of Horizontal Boring and steel casing pipe, gate valves, fire hydrants and all miscellaneous work necessary therefore and incidental thereto. Each bid will be submitted on the basis of a cash payment for work. It will be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the above mentioned City Auditor, 103 10th Ave North, PO Box 501, Carrington, ND 58421and shall be designated that the bid is for “Water Main Loop.” The bid shall be accompanied by a Bidder’s Bond in a separate envelope in the amount of five percent (5%) of the full amount of the bid, executed by the Bidder as Principal and by a Surety Company authorized to do business in North Dakota. If the Principal’s bid is accepted by the City of Carrington and the contract awarded, the principal, within ten (10) days after the Notice of Award, will be required to execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of the principal’s bid and any requirements and conditions of the City of Carrington. Bid and Bid Bond must be executed by a principal. Signatures by other than a president, vice president, or CEO, must be accompanied by sufficient evidence (duly executed meeting minutes, resolution, power of attorney, etc.) to indicate that the signatory has the authority to bind the company or organization. A Contractor’s Bond, as required by Section 48 01.2-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, shall be included with the executed Contract Documents. The Bid Security shall be as required in Section 48 01.2-05 of the North Dakota Century Code. All bidders must be licensed for the highest amount of their bids, as required by Section 43 07 05 of the North Dakota Century Code and a copy of the license or certificate of renewal thereof issued shall be enclosed in the required bid bond envelope. No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and Licenses, and any deficient bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The OWNER retains the right to reject any or all of the bids submit¬ted and to waive any informality in any bid and to hold all bids for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days from said date of opening and to hold the three low bids and bid securities for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from said date of bid opening. The work on the improvements is to commence upon a date to be specified by the OWNER, notice of which will be given to the suc¬cessful bidder ten (10) days in advance of the start of construc¬tion. The Contractor will be required to commence construction, and in an approved sequence, complete the project by September 1, 2022. By order of The City of Carrington Carrington, North Dakota Jennifer Gast, City Auditor Carrington, North Dakota Dated this 14th day of February, 2022. (Feb. 19 & 26; Mar. 5, 2022) 33780