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Posted on: July 30, 2019

BID POSTINGS

Bid Date:

August 15, 2019

Project No

LATL170002

Project Name:

Jackson Trails

Technical Contact:

John Bricken

(334) 271-3200

Date of Issue:

July 15, 2019

Estimated Project Cost:

$200,000

The City of Jackson, Georgia will be receiving separate sealed Bids for all material, labor and equipment for the “Jackson Trails”. This includes construction of 12 miles of hiking/biking segments of a trail system which will link the City of Jackson with EXISTING trails in Indian Springs State Park and Dauset Trails Nature Center with all related accessories as shown on the plans and called for in the Contract Documents and Technical Specifications. Bids shall be a Lump Sum.

The project shall be Substantially Complete within 60 calendar days from the date of notice to proceed of the contract.

The City of Jackson will receive bids until 1:00 PM on August 15th at City Hall; 134 South Oak Street Jackson, Georgia 32033. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud. All interested parties are invited to attend. Pre-Bid Meeting will be on site August 8th at 10:00 AM. All bidders are encouraged to attend but not mandatory.

Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

City of Jackson, 134 South Oak Street Jackson, Georgia 32033

Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood. 2430 Herodian Way, Suite, 101, Smyrna, Georgia 30080

AGC Builder’s Exchange, 4485 South Atlanta Rd, Smyrna GA 30080

Reed Construction Data, 30 Technology Parkway S., Suite 100 Norcross, GA 30092

All Bidders may contact Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc., john.bricken@gmcnetwork.com for a digital set of plans.

Each BIDDER must deposit with his bid, security in the amount of 5%, and shall be subject to the conditions provided in Section 00200 “INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS.”

No BIDDER may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the date of Bid opening.

Each Bidder is required to submit a “Bid form”, “Bid Bond”, “Form of Qualification of Bidder”, “Non-Collusion Affidavit” and “Immigration and Security Form” as outlined in Section 00250.

 This project is funded by a grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources via the Recreational Trails Program.

The City of Jackson reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities, or to reject any or all bids and to re-advertise.

Visit www.gmcnetwork.com for a list of plan holders on this project. Then click on “Projects Bidding” to select the appropriate project out for bid.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              


CITY OF JACKSON

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

WRITING, ADMINISTRATIVE & RELATED GRANT SERVICES

Date: August 7, 2019

Statements of qualifications and proposals are being requested from consultants with a strong record in successfully assisting local governments with grant writing for and implementation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs and any other federally funded projects related to community and economic development. Responding firms should be qualified to provide grant administration and related services including, but not limited to: Preparation of the grant application; Preparation of the Environmental Review Record; Preparation of draw/disbursement requests; Assistance with financial administration of grant funds and record keeping; Assistance with holding public hearings; Assistance with any required acquisition following the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Act (URA); Assisting the engineer/architect with preparation of bid documents, advertising and conducting the bid opening; Assisting the city/county with Davis-Bacon and related labor requirements including weekly payroll review and employee interviews; Assisting the city/county with meeting Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) requirements; and Preparation of close-out documents.

The City of Jackson has immediate plans to contract with a reputable consulting firm for grant writing, and, if funded, for administration services, for a FY2020 CDBG project. The purpose of the project is to provide infrastructure improvements. All firms submitting will be reconsidered on a project by project basis should future federally funded opportunities arise in the next 12 month period.

Information which should be submitted for our evaluation is as follows:

  1. History of firm and resources

  2. CDBG experience, including other DCA and federally funded grant programs

  3. Capacity to complete scope of work 

  4. Current workload

  5. Scope and level of service proposed

  6. Experience with similar projects and list of references 

  7. Fees associated with grant writing, and grant administration, if the project is funded

  8. Statement of Qualifications Form

  9. Applicable Section 3 Certification forms, if claiming Section 3 Status 

     All contracts are subject to Federal and State contract provisions prescribed by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. This project is covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968, as amended and Section 3 Business Concerns are encouraged to apply.

    The City of Jackson also abides by the following laws as they pertain to HUD Assisted Projects: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Title 1; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act); Section 104(b)(2) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended; Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968. 

    Interested parties should request copies of the Statement of Qualifications Form and Section 3 Solicitation Package prior to preparing and submitting their proposal. Proposals should be received no later than 5:00 PM on September 9, 2019. Proposals received after the above date and time may not be considered. We reserve the right to accept or reject any and all proposals and to waive informalities in the proposal process. Questions, Statement of Qualifications and Section 3 Certification form requests (i.e., request for Section 3 preference), and proposal packages should be submitted to the name and address listed below:

    Ms. Brittany Brown, City Clerk, City of Jackson
    P.O. Box 838
    Jackson, GA 30233
    Phone: 770-775-7535
    Email: brittany.brown@cityofjacksonga.com



                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    CITY OF JACKSON

    REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

    ENGINEERING GRANT SERVICES


    Date: August 7, 2019


    Statements of qualifications and proposals are being requested from engineering firms with a strong record in successfully assisting local governments with the implementation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs and any other federally funded projects related to community and economic development. Responding firms should be technically qualified and licensed in the State of Georgia to provide these services.

    The City has immediate plans to contract for engineering preliminary design services required for a potential FY2020 CDBG project and, if funded, for engineering for the implementation of the project. The purpose of the project is to provide infrastructure improvements. All firms submitting will be reconsidered on a project by project basis should future federally funded opportunities arise in the next 12 month period.

    Information which should be submitted for our evaluation is as follows:

    1. History of firm and resources

    2. CDBG experience, including other DCA grant programs and other federally funded programs

    3. Key personnel/qualifications

    4. Current workload

    5. Scope and level of service proposed

    6. Experience with similar projects and list of references 

    7. Fees and/or Percentages (if any) associated with the Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) for the application, and Design and Construction Management Services, if the project is funded. The draft PER would be needed no later than November 29, 2019.

    8. Errors and Omissions Insurance

    9. Statement of Qualifications Form

    10. Section 3 Certification Form (Only Submit with your Proposal if you are claiming Section 3 Status.)

      All contracts are subject to Federal and State contract provisions prescribed by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. This project is covered under the requirements of Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968, as amended and Section 3 Business Concerns are encouraged to apply.

      The City of Jackson also abides by the following laws as they pertain to HUD Assisted Projects: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Title 1; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act); Section 104(b)(2) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended; Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968. 

      Interested parties should request copies of the Statement of Qualifications Form and Section 3 Solicitation Package prior to preparing and submitting their proposal. Proposals should be received no later than 5:00 PM on September 9, 2019. Proposals received after the above date and time may not be considered. We reserve the right to accept or reject any and all proposals and to waive informalities in the proposal process. Questions, Statement of Qualifications and Section 3 Certification form requests (i.e., request for Section 3 preference), and proposal packages should be submitted to the name and address listed below:

      Ms. Brittany Brown, City Clerk

      City of Jackson

      P.O. Box 838

      Jackson, GA 30233 

      Phone: 770-775-7535

      Email: brittany.brown@cityofjacksonga.com





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