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NOTICE TO BIDDERS AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF DENVER, IOWA
FY 2016 SIDEWALK PROJECT

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City of Denver, Iowa, on the
proposed contract documents (plans, specifications, and form of contract) and estimated cost for
the improvement at its meeting at
6:00 p.m. on August 22, 2016, in said City Hall, 100 W ashington Street, for the FY 2016 Sidewalk
Project.  to see more click here

Sealed bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 10:00
a.m. according to the clock in the office of City Administrator, Denver, Iowa, which/whose clock
will be used on August 19, 2016, in the office of the City Administrator, Denver, Iowa. Bids
received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and
shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.

Work on the improvement shall be commenced immediately upon approval of the contract by the
Council, and be completed as stated below.

Copies of the complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may
download the digital plan documents for a Questcdn download fee of $10.00 by inputting Quest
project #4625590 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact Questcdn.com at
952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and
working with this digital project information.

The Bidding Documents are on file for inspection at the offices of AECOM, 501 Sycamore Street,
Suite 222, Waterloo, Iowa 50703. An optional paper set of project documents is available with a
deposit of $100.00. Said
$100.00 deposit is fully-refundable if the Bidding Documents are returned to the Waterloo AECOM
office in good condition within 14 days after the bid opening. PAYMENT SHALL BE BY CHECK ONLY.
Please DO NOT obtain the Bid Documents from any source other than Questcdn.com or through the
Waterloo AECOM office as listed above. Obtaining documents through any other source than liste d
above could prevent Bidder from being included on the official AECOM Planholders List, which may
cause the Bidder to not receive addendums or other time-sensitive / bid-critical documents. The
City of Denver, Iowa, will reject any bids that do not have current bidding documents included in
the Bid Submission.

By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and
coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required
under Iowa statutes.

In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference as against a
nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or
requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to
any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form
of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country. The preference
allowed shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which
the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a
nonresident bidder shall apply the same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in
this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state or foreign
country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.

Project Name: FY 2016 Sidewalk Project
AECOM #60493251

Project Description: The project will include the installation of 1,300 SY of PCC sidewalk and 300
SY of PCC driveway at various locations on Powell Street, Fairview Street, Prestien Drive,
Schneider Street and Longview Street.

Each bidder shall accompany its bid with bid security as defined in Iowa Code Section 26.8, as
security that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon and will
furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety bond, in a form acceptable to the
Jurisdiction, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to 100% of the
amount of the contract. The bidder’s security shall be in the amount fixed in the Instruction to
Bidders and shall be in the form of a cashier’s check or a certified check drawn on an FDIC insured
bank in Iowa or on an FDIC insured bank chartered under the laws of the United States; or a
certified share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United
States; or a bid bond on the form provided in the contract documents with corporate surety
satisfactory to the Jurisdiction. The bid shall contain no condition except as provided in the
specifications.

The City of Denver, Iowa, reserves the right to defer acceptance of any bid for a period of sixty
(60) calendar days after receipt of bids and no bid may be withdrawn during this period.

Each successful bidder will be required to furnish a corporate surety bond in an amount equal to
100% of its contract price. Said bond shall be issued by a responsible surety approved by City of
Denver, Iowa, and shall guarantee the faithful performance of the contract and the terms and
conditions therein contained and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all material and labor, and
protect and save harmless the City of Denver, Iowa, from claims and damages of any kind caused by
the operations of the contract and shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvement caused
by failures in materials and construction for a period of two years from and after acceptance of
the contract. The guaranteed maintenance period for new paving shall be four years.

The City of Denver, Iowa, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat.
252, 42U.S.C. 2000d to
2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A,
Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination 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 contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority
business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this
invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin
in consideration for an award.

Contractor shall fully complete the project in (no later than) June 30, 2017. Should the contractor
fail to complete the work in this timeframe, liquidated damages of $350.00 per calendar day will be
assessed for work not completed within the designated contract term.

The Jurisdiction considering the bids does hereby reserve the right to reject any or all bids, to
waive informalities, and to enter into such contract, or contracts, as it shall deem to be in the
best interest of the jurisdiction.
This Notice is given by authority of the City of Denver, Iowa.
Larry Farley, City Administrator
Published by authority of the City of Denver, Iowa, on the day of
2016.