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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

UAB JEFFERSON TOWER 15TH FLOOR LAB RENOVATION

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA

UAB PROJECT # H140041

The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama for the University of Alabama at Birmingham requests proposals from General Contractors for furnishing all labor and materials required for the UAB Jefferson Tower 15th Floor Lab Renovation, located at 625 19th Street, Birmingham, Alabama; UAB Project # H140041.

UAB is a Signatory Sponsor to and affirms The Birmingham Plan – Construction Industry Program; requirements as stated in the Modified Instructions to Bidders, UABHS Form C-2 MIB.

Proposals will be received until 2:00 p.m. on March 1, 2016 and will thereafter be publicly opened and read aloud in the large conference room of the 2020 Building, 2020 8th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233. Bids must be submitted on Proposal Forms furnished. Proposals shall be clearly identified on the exterior of the package with the bidder’s name, address, State license number, the name of the project being bid, time and place of the bid opening. Sealed proposals shall be submitted in triplicate and shall be properly identified.

Proposals may be hand delivered or received by mail on the date of the bid opening at the Office of Juan de Onis, Director of Program Planning, 2020 Building, 2020 8th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, until 12:00 noon. After 12:00 noon of the date of the bid opening, proposals must be hand delivered and presented at the bid opening. Sealed proposals shall be submitted in triplicate and shall be properly identified. All proposals received after 2:00 p.m. on March 1, 2016 will be returned unopened.

The scope of work includes build-out of new laboratory and offices within an occupied building. New work includes complete build-out of the space including all Architectural work and MEP systems. The work requires implementation and maintenance of Infection Control and Interim Life Safety provisions. Experience in renovations and performing work in an occupied Healthcare setting is required as work will take place adjacent in an occupied Hospital Building.

Construction Contracts shall be awarded only to Contractors, licensed by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors, as required by Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama. Construction Contracts in excess of $50,000 shall be awarded only to Contractors licensed as required by the 1978 Code of Alabama, Title 34, Chapter 8 as amended. Bidders must be responsible in accordance with criteria in the bid documents and as stipulated by Title 39-2-3-(e) of the Code of Alabama.

A Cashiers Check drawn on an Alabama Bank or bid bond, executed by a Surety company duly authorized and qualified to make such bonds in Alabama, payable to The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama in the amount of 5% of the amount of bids, but in no event more than $10,000.00, must accompany the bidder’s proposals. Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of the contract price will be required when the Contract is presented by the Contractor to the Owner.

A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday, February 17 at 10:00 a.m. in the large conference room of the 2020 Building, 2020 8th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233.

Only those bidders represented at the Pre-Bid Conference will be eligible to bid on this project. A mandatory walk-through of the project area will be part of the conference. UAB has designated that bid documents will be available for examination at McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge, 3000 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233; at the AGC Internet Plan Room, 5000 Grantswood Road, Irondale, AL 35210; at the Birmingham Construction Industry Authority, 3600 Fourth Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222; and at the Reed Construction Data Office, 30 Technology Pkwy, South, Suite 500, Norcross, GA 30092-2912.

Bid Documents will be issued electronically to General Contractor bidders requesting them. BidDocuments may be purchased at Alabama Graphics, 2801 Fifth Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, beginning on Friday, February 12, 2016.

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Notice of Public Involvement Meeting

Purpose: This meeting is part of a review that will assess compliance with Federal regulations pertaining to the transportation planning process conducted by the Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Alabama Department of Transportation, Birmingham / Jefferson County Transit Authority, and units of local government in the Birmingham area.

Hosted By: Representatives of the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Alabama Department of Transportation, Birmingham MPO and the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham.

The meeting is Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham, 2 North 20th Street, Suite 310, Birmingham, Alabama  35203.  If you are not able to attend the meeting, please address your comments to:   Federal Highway Administration, Alabama Division, 9500 Wynlakes Place,Montgomery, AL  36117-8515.   Anyone requiring special accommodations should advise Cissy Edwards Crowe (205-251-8139) at least one week in advance. For additional information concerning the Birmingham MPO visit www.rpcgb.org

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS:  IFB #16-07 – LOW SULFER #2 DIESEL & REGULAR #87 OCTANE UNLEADED FUEL

Notice is hereby given that Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority is soliciting bids from a qualified person (s) or entity to supply BJCTA with LOW SULFER #2 DIESEL & REGULAR #87 OCTANE UNLEADED FUEL. The bid document is available for download on the BJCTA’s website: www.bjcta.org.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID

The Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority will be accepting sealed bids for:

Mechanical Plant Water Treatment and Maintenance Services

Bid information, requirements, plans and specifications may be downloaded at www.bjcc.org (under Jobs & Vendor Opportunities – Open Bids section).  There is no charge for downloading bid documents.  They may also be examined and obtained at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Purchasing Office, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, North Exhibition Hall, 3rd Floor, Birmingham, AL 35203.

A Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Forum Building Meeting Room M, located at 950 22nd Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203. 

Bids must be received for public opening on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 no later than 10:00 a.m., and will thereafter be publicly opened and read aloud in the Forum Building Meeting Room M.  Bids must be submitted on bid forms furnished by BJCC.   All bids received after 10:00 a.m. on the bid date will be retained in the file, unopened.

Questions should be emailed to Jerry.Nelms@bjcc.org.  Telephone inquiries are not accepted.                                                                                           

Sharon Proctor

Purchasing Coordinator

Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Authority

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ADVERTISEMENT for BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION

And NOTICE of INTENT to RECEIVE BIDS

from PREQUALIFIED BIDDERS

Pre-qualification submittals will be received by the Owner’s Representative/Project Manager, Mike Burgess on behalf of Office of the Associate Vice President, Facilities & Capital Projects, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the University of Alabama Board of Trustees at UAB Hospital Planning, 2020 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35294 until 4:00 PM Central Time March 1, 2016.  The original and two (2) duplicates of submittals are required for pre-qualification approval; however, facsimile transmission copies may be transmitted to the Project Manager at (205) 975-7000 to expedite the review process with hard-copies of the submittals to be delivered within 24 hours.

                   

UAB HIGHLANDS THIRD FLOOR

RADIOLOGY ROOM 2 RENOVATION

FOR THE UAB HEALTH SYSTEM

AT The

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

Project No.:  UH160331

  1. A. SCOPE OF WORK:

The project scope generally consists of replacement of the existing x-ray equipment with new similar equipment, along with associated electrical, plumbing, and fire protection system upgrades, and  associated replacement of floor, wall, and ceiling finishes.

  1. B. PRIME CONTRACTOR BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATIONS:

Prime contractor bidders interested in submitting a proposal must apply for pre-qualification and must be licensed under the Provision of Title 34, Chapter 8, and Code of Alabama, 1975. A copy of current Alabama Contractors license is to be included in pre-qualification submittal.

Only prime contractor bidders who have completed the pre-qualification process and that have been approved will be eligible to submit a bid for the Project.  Prospective Bidder’s Pre-qualification Package must be received by the Owner’s Project Manager no later than 4:00 PM Central Time, March 1, 2016 after which no further requests will be considered. 

Pre-qualification Requirements Information Package may be obtained from the Architect upon letterhead request.

The pre-qualification procedure is intended to identify responsible and competent prime contractor bidders relative to the requirements of the Project.  Each prospective prime contractor bidder will be notified of the results of the pre-qualification, no later than March 4, 2016 by 5:00 PM Central Time.

The Owner reserves the right to waive technical errors in applications, or abandon the pre-qualification process, should the interests of the Owner appear to be promoted thereby.

  Progress Design and Construction Documents:

Prior to the pre-qualification deadline, project progress plans and specifications may be examined at the following location:

Architect:

Birchfield Penuel & Associates

2805 Crescent Avenue, Suite 200

Birmingham, Alabama  35209

Mr. Clay Birchfield

205-870-1876

205-870-3058

clayb@bpa.net

  1. C. BIDS BY PRE-QUALIFIED PRIME GENERAL CONTRACTOR BIDDERS

Documents: 

After notice to pre-qualified bidders is given, the pre-qualified prime contractor bidders may obtain bid documents from the Architect (see address above) upon deposit of $100.00 per set.  The deposit is refundable in full on the first two (2) sets issued to each prime general contractor bidder upon return of documents in reusable condition within ten (10) days after bid opening.  Additional sets for pre-qualified prime contractor bidders, subcontractors, vendors, or dealers may be obtained upon payment of the same deposit.  The deposit for additional sets shall be refunded less the cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution, upon return of the documents in reusable condition within ten (10) days after bid opening.

Bid documents will be available at the following locations after notice to pre-qualified bidders is given.  Drawings and specifications may be examined at the Office of the Architect; at the AGC Internet Plan Room, 5000 Grantswood Road, Irondale, AL 35210; at the Birmingham Construction Industry Authority, 601 37th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222; and at the Construction Market Data, 30 Technology Pkwy, South, Suite 500, Norcross, GA 30092-2912; and electronically through McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge.

Bonds:

A certified check or bid bond payable to the University of Alabama at Birmingham in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000 must accompany the bidder’s proposal.  Performance and Statutory Labor and Material Payment Bonds will be required at the signing of the Contract.

Bids:

Bids must be submitted on proposal forms or copies thereof furnished by the Architect. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for a period of ninety (90) days.  The Owner reserves the right to reject bids if such action is determined to be in the best interest of the Owner.  The Owner reserves the right to revoke pre-qualification of any bidder in accordance with Section 39-2-12, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended in 1997 (by Act 97-225). The Bid Date is March 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM Central Time at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Hospital Planning, 2020 University Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35294.

Proposals may be hand delivered or received by mail on the date of the bid opening at the Office of  Juan DeOnis, Director of Program Planning Facilities and Capital Projects, 2020 Building, 2020 8th Avenue south, Birmingham, Alabama  35233, until 12:00 noon.  After 12:00 noon of the date of the bid opening, proposals must be hand delivered and presented at the bid opening.  Sealed proposals shall be submitted in triplicate and shall be properly identified.  All proposals received after 2:00 p.m. on March 22, 2016 be returned unopened.

Fire Alarm Work

In accordance with Title 34, Chapter 33A, of  the Code of Alabama 1975, bidders for fire alarm work of this project, if any, must include with their bid, evidence of licensure as required by the act, by including with the bid submittal, a valid State Fire Marshal’s permit.

  1. D. PRE-BID CONFERENCE

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on March 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the site of the work.  Meet at the UAB Highlands Hospital Main Lobby.  It is mandatory that all pre-qualified prime contractor bidders attend the Pre-Bid Conference.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed Bids for the purchase of Hydraulic Dredge and cable location system will be received by The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham Engineering Department, Attn: E. B. Sorrell, Jr. P.E.; Chief Engineer, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama 35222 until 10:00 a.m. local time on Friday, February 26th, 2016, at which time they will be opened and read.  Bids received after said time will be rejected and returned unopened.

The Work consists of, but is not limited to, furnishing and installing a manned hydraulic dredge with flowmeter capable of removing settled aluminum sulfate and ferric sulfate sludge, new cable traverse system, and all drinking water safe discharge hoses. In the bid, listed as a separate item, will be dredge location system operated from the cabin of the dredge using the existing cable tie-down system, and other miscellaneous associated items as necessary to complete the Work.

Bids shall be based on a lump sum plus additional allowance as indicated in the Bid Form.

Bidding Documents may be examined at the Birmingham Construction Industry Authority, 601 37th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35222 and the office of the Chief Engineer of The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222.

Prime Contractor bidders may obtain one complete set of Bidding Documents from the office of the Chief Engineer of The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham upon payment of $50.00 deposit by company check or by certified check, and signing a nondisclosure statement. No personal checks or any other form of payment except as noted will be accepted. This deposit shall be refunded in full to each prime contractor bidder upon the return of the Bidding Documents in a reusable condition within 10 days after the bid opening.  Additional sets of Bidding Documents for prime contractor bidders, subcontractors, vendors or dealers may be obtained upon payment of said $50.00 deposit, and signing a nondisclosure statement.  This deposit shall be refunded less the costs of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution, upon return of the documents in reusable condition within 10 days after the bid opening.  Company check or Certified check for documents shall be made payable to The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham, 3600 First Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama, 35222 and mailed to the Attn: E. B. Sorrell, Jr. P.E.; Chief Engineer.  No additional charge will be made for delivery via UPS ground.  Those requesting shipment of documents via carriers other than UPS ground will be made at the requesting firm’s expense.  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available to any Bidder.  Neither the OWNER nor the ENGINEER will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any addenda, obtained from other sources.  No Bidder may withdraw or alter a bid within 60 calendar days after the actual date of the bid opening.

A mandatory pre-bid conference and site visit, will be held at 9 a.m. local time on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at the Shades Mountain Filter Plant located at 2990 Shades Crest Road, Birmingham, Alabama, 35216. All prospective Bidders and interested parties are required to attend the pre-bid conference.  The purpose of the pre-bid conference is to raise questions pertaining to the Bidding and Contract documents and for the OWNER or its representatives to clarify any points.  All Contractors shall complete and submit HUB Bid Solicitation Notice (HUB Form 3) no later than seven (7) days after the scheduled date of the pre-bid conference. This form may be submitted in person at the pre-bid conference. Bids will NOT BE ACCEPTED from any Prospective Bidder who does not attend the mandatory Pre-Bid Conference.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a cashier’s check, drawn on an Alabama Bank, or bid Bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid not to exceed $10,000.00 in the form and subject to conditions provided for in the Specifications.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in an amount equal to 100 percent of the Contract Award.

Bidders shall comply with all statutory requirements in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.  Bids will only be received from Contractors who are licensed by the State of Alabama.

Contract time of commencement and completion will be in accordance with the Agreement.

The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham (“BWWB”) has adopted a voluntary Historically Underutilized Business (“HUB”) Program designed to encourage the participation of HUB firms in construction projects.  To that end, the BWWB will never exclude any firm from participation in, deny any person benefits of, or otherwise discriminate in connection with the award and performance of BWWB contracts based on racial, gender, social, or economic status.

It is the intent of the BWWB to foster competition among contractors, suppliers and vendors that will result in better quality and more economical services for the BWWB. Under this program, the BWWB has established a goal of 30% participation of HUB firms for services required for BWWB construction projects. The BWWB’s stated goal will not be the determining factor in construction contract awards; rather bidders must demonstrate compliance with the Good Faith Efforts, more particularly outlined in the HUB Program, toward meeting said goal.

Failure on the part of a bidder to fully submit the information required herein may be considered by the BWWB in evaluating whether the bidder is responsive to bid requirements. 

Alabama Code §31-13-9 (1975) provides that as a condition for the award of any contract by The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham,  a business entity or employer that employs one or more employees within the state of Alabama shall provide documentation of enrollment in the E-Verify program.

Each Prospective Bidder must complete, as a condition for the award of any Contract by The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham, the Certification Regarding Debarment in Section 00201.  The Certification must be complete in its entirety and must be included with the Prospective Bidder’s Bid (NO EXCEPTIONS).

Legislature of Alabama Act 2013-205 grants the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) the authority to issue certificates of exemption from sales and use taxes for construction projects for certain governmental agencies. Pursuant to Act 2013-205, Section 1(g) the Contractor accounts for the sales tax not included in the Bid Form by submitting an Accounting of Sales Tax-Attachment to BWWB Bid Form. Failure to provide an accounting of sales tax shall render the bid non-responsive. Other than determining responsiveness, sales tax accounting shall not affect the bid pricing nor be considered in the determination of the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. After Notice of Award, Contractor and Subcontractor licensed by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must comply with ADOR requirements for making application for qualification of the exemption and are responsible for ADOR reporting requirements for the duration of the project.

If a Contract is to be awarded, it will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible Bidder, who has neither been disqualified nor rejected pursuant to these Contract Documents, and whose Bid based on an evaluation by the OWNER indicates that the award will be in the best interest of the Project and will result in the lowest overall cost to the OWNER for completion of the project.  If a Contract is to be awarded, it will be awarded within 30 calendar days after the day of the opening of bids.

The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, the right to waive irregularities or to accept any proposal deemed to be in the best interest of the OWNER.

Owner:

The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham

3600 First Avenue North

Birmingham, Alabama 35222

Owner’s Engineer:

The Water Works Board of the City of Birmingham

Engineering Department

3600 First Avenue North

Birmingham, Alabama 35222

Owner’s Project Manager:

Primary Contact:

Mr. Jeff Cochran Ph.D., P.E., PMP, LEED GA, ENV SP

Principal Engineer

Telephone number: (205) 244-4212

Facsimile number:  (205) 244-4712

Cellular number:

Email: jeff.cochran@bwwb.org

Secondary Contact:

E. B. Sorrell, Jr., P.E., P.L.S., SECB

Chief Engineer

Telephone number: (205) 244-4183

Facsimile number:  (205) 244-4683

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INVITATION FOR BID

DATE:                                                               February 1, 2016

TO:                                               Prospective Bidders

INVITATION FOR BID NUMBER:                     16-01

SEPARATE SEALED BIDS FOR:                                        Repair of Three (3) Fire Damaged Units at Various Housing Communities        

     

PRE-BID CONFERENCE DATE/TIME:       February 12, 2016 / 10:00 A.M. CST

LOCATION:                                       HABD Central Office

                                                                                             1826 Third Avenue South

                                                                                             Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

BID OPENING:

DATE:                       February 29, 2016

TIME:                                   10:00 a.m. CST 

LOCATION:                                 HABD Central Office

                                1826 Third Avenue South

                    Birmingham, AL  35233-1905

By submission of a bid, the bidder agrees, that if the bid is accepted, to enter into a contract with the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD), to complete all work as specified or indicated in the bid documents, for the contract price and within the contract time indicated in the attached IFB.  The bidder further accepts all of the terms and conditions of the IFB.

The bid will remain open for the period specified in the IFB, must be independently arrived at, and be prepared in accordance with the instructions to bidders (form HUD-5369).  In addition, the HUD-required certifications must be completed and submitted as part of the bid (see form HUD-5369).

A pre-bid conference will be held in accordance with the terms listed above.  All bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference.

The bid price(s) will be included as provided in the attached IFB.  Unless otherwise specified in the IFB, all prices will be on a firm-fixed-price basis and are not subject to adjustments based on costs incurred.

Bidders should be advised that, prior to award of any contract, the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District reserves the right to conduct a pre-award survey for the purpose of determining the bidder’s responsibility and capacity to perform the contract.  This survey may include review of subcontracting agreements, financial capacity, and the quality of work performed on other contracts.

All bids must be signed and dated.  If a joint venture is submitting the bid, each joint venture must sign the bid.  Late bids will be handled in accordance with the form HUD-5369.

A copy of this solicitation is available at www.habd.org under the Purchasing and Procurement Section.  Questions regarding the attached IFB should be directed to the Procurement Administrator, in writing ten (10) days prior to the closing date and time set forth in the bid documents.  Questions received after the deadline will not be answered.

Contracting Officer:       Dontrelle Y. Foster, Interim Executive Director

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