Bids must be sealed and delivered to the Office of the City Clerk in City Hall, Billings, Montana, at or before 2:00 p.m., local time on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, and marked "Bid for AIP 3-30-0008-061-2019 ARFF Turn-Out Gear, Billings Logan International Airport.” The bidder’s name and address shall appear in the lower left-hand corner of the envelope.
Bid Bond. All bids must be accompanied by lawful monies of the United States or a Cashier's Check, a Certified Check, Bid Bond, Bank Money Order or Bank Draft, drawn and issued by a National Banking Association located in the State of Montana, or by any Banking Corporation incorporated under the Laws of the State of Montana, in an amount equal to not less than ten (10) percent of the total bid, payable to the order of the City of Billings as liquidated damages in the event said successful bidder shall fail or refuse to execute the contract in accordance with the terms of his bid.
Supply Contract Bond. After a contract is awarded, the successful bidder will be required to furnish a separate Supply Contract Bond, in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
Contract Documents. Contact Paul Totton, Airport Operations Supervisor, at 406-657-8491 or by email at email@example.com. Copies of these documents may be obtained at the Airport Operations Center, West of the Airport Terminal, 2281 Overlook Drive, Billings, Montana 59105 or electronic copies of these documents may be emailed.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities.
The Bidder must supply all the information required by the bid documents and specifications.
Bidders presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal department or agency are not eligible for award.
Funding for This Contract is Federally Assisted. Contractors at every tier must comply with applicable federal requirements including but not limited to: the Buy American Preference, Foreign Trade Restriction, Government-wide Debarment and Suspension, Government-wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace, as contained in the bid documents.
Title VI Solicitation Notice. The Owner, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
DBE Requirement. The Billings Logan International Airport has established an overall DBE goal for the year. Under this contract, the Owner is adopting a race-neutral means of facilitating DBE participation. The bidder shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. The bidder shall carry out all applicable requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 in the award and administration of DOT assisted contracts.
As required by 49 CFR Part 26, the Owner is required to create a bidders list, consisting of information about all DBE and non-DBE firms that bid or quote on DOT-assisted contracts. The purpose of this requirement is to allow use of the bidders list approach to calculating future overall DBE goals. As per the requirements of the Proposal section, all Prime Bidders submitting bids on this project must submit, with his or her bid, a list including the name, address, and DBE/non-DBE status of all subcontractors and suppliers that bid or quote for work under this contract. Failure to provide this information, as outlined in the Proposal section, will make the bidder non-responsive and not eligible for award of the contract.
Funding and Award. This contract will be funded in part by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. Therefore, award of the Contract by the Sponsor will be made subject to concurrence of FAA. The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period of not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the OWNER.