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Bid Title: Invitation to Bid - Road & Bridge - Water Well
Category: Seward County Bids
Status: Closed

Description:

The Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas, will accept sealed bids to drill a new domestic water well and supply all materials and labor to provide water service to the Seward County Road & Bridge facility located at 11920 Road 7, Liberal, Kansas.  

Sealed bids will be received at the Seward County Clerk’s Office, 515 N. Washington, Suite 100, Liberal, Kansas 67901, until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read.  The envelope should be plainly marked “Road & Bridge Water Well”.  Bids received after the scheduled time will be returned unopened.  Bid proposals shall include an estimated date for work to begin and estimated time for completion.  Time frame for completion of project will be taken into consideration when reviewing bid proposals.  Bids will be presented to the Board of Seward County Commissioners at a Special Meeting scheduled on August 22, 2022.

 Project information and specifications may be examined at the Seward County Clerk’s Office, 515 N. Washington, Suite 100, Liberal, KS  67901. For questions or inquiries please contact Kent Hamlin in the Planning & Zoning Department at 620-629-0500 or the Seward County Road & Bridge Department at 620-626-3347.

All contractors and subcontractors that work on the project must be licensed with Seward County and shall obtain all necessary permits and inspections.  There will be no permit fees charged for this project. 

In the event an accepted bidder’s contract price is $25,000 or greater, the accepted bidder will be required to provide a payment bond and performance bond equal to 100% percent of the contract price.  Such bond will be required at contract signing.  

 Solicitations from qualified minority and women owned businesses, firms and individuals are encouraged by Seward County.  This encouragement does not infer preference and all solicitations will be evaluated equally.  All purchases shall give preference to Seward County merchants when applicable.  Award shall be made to the best bidder within Seward County when the amount is not more than five percent (5%) higher than the best out-of-county bid.

 The Board of County Commissioners of Seward County, Kansas reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, the right to waive any or all irregularities therein, and the right to accept the bid deemed to be in the best interest of the County.

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Publication Date/Time:
8/4/2022 12:00 AM
Publication Information:
Published in the Liberal High Plains Daily Leader 8/7/2022
Closing Date/Time:
8/16/2022 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Sealed bids will be received at the County Clerk's Office, Administration Building, Ste 100
Bid Opening Information:
Publicly read at 2:00 PM
Contact Person:
For questions or inquiries, please contact Kent Hamlin the the Planning & Zoning Department at 620-629-0500 or the Seward County Road & Bridge Department at 620-626-3347.
Plan & Spec Available:
Seward County Clerk's Office; 515 N. Washington, Suite 100
Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Special Requirements:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Drill new domestic water well and supply all materials and labor to provide water service to the Seward County Road & Bridge facility located at 11920 Road 7 in Seward County, Kansas.
GENERAL
1. Pre-bid inspection of the water well project can be coordinated with the Seward County Planning & Zoning Department at 620-629-0500 or the Seward County Road & Bridge Department at 620-626-3347.
2. Contractor is responsible to verify work to be performed and site conditions.
3. Work scheduling to be coordinated with owner.
4. Conduct construction operations with minimum interference to public or private accesses.
5. Maintain public areas unobstructed and free of debris.
6. Waste materials shall be removed in a manner that prevents injury or damage to persons, adjoining properties and public rights-of-way.
7. Seward County is tax exempt, applicable tax exempt forms may be obtained at the Seward County Clerk’s Office.
8. All work shall comply with applicable OSHA, Federal, State and Local regulations concerning domestic water well drilling.
9. Successful bidder shall be currently licensed by Seward County and shall obtain all necessary permits and inspections. There will be no permit fees charged for this project.
10. Bid proposals shall include an estimated date for work to begin and estimated time for completion. Time frame for completion of project will be taken into consideration when reviewing bid proposals.
11. In the event an accepted bidder’s contract price is $25,000.00 or greater, the accepted bidder shall provide a Payment Bond and a Performance Bond equal to 100% percent of the contract price. Such bonds will be required at contract signing.

SCOPE OF WORK
1. Submit bid proposals per Base Bid and Alternate Bid A specifications. Base Bid is for drilling a water well with a 35 gallon per minute minimum flow rate and Alternate Bid A is for drilling a water well with a minimum flow rate of 60 gallons per minute.
2. Well to be located to the southeast of building so as to facilitate connection to existing 4” water service line.
3. Electric power supply for well will come from Road & Bridge 120/208 3phase electric service located on west side of building. Contractor is responsible for providing all labor and materials for connection to the well.
4. Water service piping from well shall be connected to existing water service line to building (location diagrams attached). Contractor is responsible for providing all labor and materials for connection of well to existing service line.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Existing water service line runs parallel to Road L approximately 25 to 30 feet from edge of roadway and is buried 4 feet deep. A tracer wire is installed with the service line for location purposes..
The 120/208v electric panel on west side of building has space for installation of breaker to serve new well.

BASE BID
Water well with 5 horsepower motor and 5” casing drilled to a depth of 500 feet with capability of providing a minimum pumping capacity of 35 gallons per minute to include the following:
500 feet of drilling and 5” casing
1 – Surface Seal
1 – Slush Pit
1 – 35S50 5 HP Pump End
1 – 5 H.P. 4” 3 Phase Motor
1 – PID 50 VFD
320 Feet 2” Schedule 80 Pipe
340 feet #10-4 Sub Wire
1 – SP-503 Pitless Adapter
1 – CA-3001 Pressure Tank
1 – 5 ft. x 6 ft. Pit With Lid
1 – 3/4” Hydrant
Breaker and associated wiring to connect well to existing electric service
Water piping and associated material to connect well to existing water service
Cap existing 4” service line on supply side upon connecting new line from well

Bid shall include all materials and labor to provide a fully functioning well providing water supply to the Road and Bridge Shop Building.

ALTERNATE BID A
Water well with 7.5 horsepower motor and 6” casing drilled to a depth of 500 feet with capability of providing a minimum pumping capacity of 60 gallons per minute to include the following:
500 feet of drilling and 6” casing
1 – Surface Seal
1 – Slush Pit
1 – 7.5 H.P. 60 GPM 4” Pump End
1 – 7.5 H.P. 4” FR Motor
1 – Subdrive Connect VFD
320 Feet 2” Schedule 80 Pipe
340 feet #10-4 Sub Wire
1 – SP-603 Pitless Adapter
1 – CA-3001 Pressure Tank
1 – 5ft. x 6 ft. Pit With Lid
1 – ¾” Hydrant
Breaker and associated wiring to connect well to existing electric service
Water piping and associated material to connect well to existing water service
Cap existing 4” service line on supply side upon connecting new line from well

Bid shall include all materials and labor to provide a fully functioning well providing water supply to the Road & Bridge Shop Building.

Miscellaneous:
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