NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Auburn, Alabama, until 11:00 a.m., local time, on September 5. 2019, in the Office of the City Manager, 144 Tichenor Avenue, and then be publicly

opened and read for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary for the completion of the following project:

SOUTH COLLEGE STREET MEDIANS: LANDSCAPE AND IRRIGATION PROJECT

The following approximate quantities (not complete list):

Contractor to calculate quantities of all items below that are listed as “Verify”.

DESCRIPTION; UNIT; QUANTITY

Ilex attenuata ‘Fosteri’ (fosters holly) 10’-12’ Ht., per Tree; Each; 32

Quercus nuttalli (Nuttall Oak) 3”-3 ó” Caliper, per Tree (Replacement Trees if existing do not survive or are damaged or mishapened. Trees to obtained from an approved nursery); Each;

13

Carpinus betulus ‘Fastigiata (European Hornbeam) 3”- 31/2” Caliper, per Tree; Each; 7

Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’ (Dwarf Yaupon Holly) 15”-18” Spread, per shrub; Each; 71

Juniperus conferta ‘Blue Pacific’ (Blue Pacific Juniper) 15”- 18” Spread, per Shrub; Each; 587

Annuals per Square Foot installed (Unit Price to include planting soil mix as required for annual plantings); Sq. Ft.; 1002 S.F.

Liriope muscari ’Evergreen Giant’ (Evergreen Giant Liriope) 4” Pot, per Plant; Each; 2640

Muhlenbergia capillaris (Pink Muhly Grass) 3 Gallon, per Shrub; Each; 151

Cynodon dactylon ‘419’ (‘419’ Bermuda Grass) Solid Sod per Square Yard; Sq. Yd.; Verify

Herbicide Treatment of Medians – Lump Sum; Lump Sum; 1

Topsoil per Cubic Yard; Cu. Yd.; Verify

Removal and Disposal of Existing Mulch – Lump Sum; Lump Sum; 1

Shredded Bark Mulch per Cubic yard; Cu. Yd.; Verify

1/8” x 4” Aluminum Edging by Permaloc per Linear Foot; LF; 835 L.F.

Complete Irrigation System (including all labor, materials, appliances, equipment and other services and incidentals) in place and function properly – Lump Sum; Each; 1

Watts #007-M1-Qt- 1 ó” Double Check Assembly Backflow Preventer w/ appropriate size Valve Box; Each; 1

Rain Bird ESP-16-LXME-LXMM-PED-SS Irrigation Controller in place and functioning properly; Each; 1

Manual Drain Valve (Sch. 80 PVC True Union Ball Valve) w/appropriate size Valve Box; Each; 1

Winterization Assembly (Quick Coupling Valve and Brass Gate Valve) w/ appropriate size Valve Box; Each; 1

Plans, specifications, and contract documents are open to public inspection, free of charge, in the Public Works Department located at 365-B North Donahue Drive, Auburn, Alabama.

Plans and specifications may be obtained by prime contractor bidders upon payment of a deposit of $100.00. The deposit shall be refunded in full to each prime contractor bidder upon

return of the documents in reusable condition within 10 days after bid opening. Additional sets for prime contractor bidders, subcontractors, vendors, or dealers may be obtained upon

payment of the same deposit. The deposit shall be refunded less the cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution, upon return of the documents in reusable condition within 10

days after bid opening. Please contact Daniel Ballard, Project Manager, 334-501-7367 for information on obtaining these plans and specifications.

Guarantee will be required with each bid as follows: At least five percent (not to exceed $10,000) of the amount bid in the form of a certified or cashier's check or bid bond payable to the City

of Auburn, Alabama.

All bidders are required to be compliant with the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, Act No. 2011-535 (Code of Alabama (1975) § 31-13-9) as amended May 16,

2012 regarding employment practices.

The successful bidder is responsible for acquiring the appropriate business licenses and permits to conduct work within the City of Auburn.

Your attention in particular is invited to the section entitled "Instructions to Bidders", which is to be followed in all respects. The City reserves the right to select the lowest responsible

bidder as the best interest of the City may require, to award the purchase contract from any of the bids, to reject any and all bids, and to waive any informalities in bids received. Bids will

be good for thirty (30) days after being opened by the City of Auburn, Alabama.

The Villager

August 15, 2019

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