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DBP Rule Compliance Improvement Project

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Sealed Bids for the construction of the DBP Rule Compliance Improvement Project Contract 16-1: General Construction and Contract 16-2: Electrical Construction will be received by Steelton Borough Authority online, until 1:00 PM local time on November 22, 2016, at which time the Bids received will be opened online through the PennBID Program. Bid results will be posted for the public review on the PennBID Program.

The Project consists of construction of a 260,000 gallon clearwell, installation of two 25 horsepower clearwell pumps, installation of fiberglass baffles in the existing clearwell, and associated site, electrical, control, and general work.

Bids shall be on a lump sum basis as indicated in the Bid Form.

Sealed bids shall be accepted online through the PennBID Program. Bidding Documents and solicitation details may be viewed and are available at no cost online by registering at Following registration, complete sets of Bidding Documents may be downloaded as portable document format (PDF) files. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM local time on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Steelton Borough Water Treatment Plant, 282 Christian Street, Steelton, PA 17113. Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project.

Bid security in the form a Certified Check or Bid Bond shall be furnished with the bid in an amount not less than 10% of the total bid.

All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted via the PennBID Program in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Telephone inquiries are unacceptable.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days unless award is delayed by a required approval of another governmental agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of grant or grants, in which the bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State antibid-rigging regulations pertaining to Work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.

The estimated cost of this Project is greater than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) and the federal Davis-Bacon Act shall apply.
Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the Project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.
All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any Contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly the Successful Bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of Work, or any other activity required under the Contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Steelton Borough Authority reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Authority and to reject any or all proposals.

Owner: Steelton Borough Authority
By: Doug Brown
Title: Secretary/Treasurer