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Invitation to Bid for City Owned 2011 Dredge Spoils

INVITATION TO BID
By the City of Homer, Alaska
For City Owned 2011 Dredge Spoils

Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, 491 E. Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska 99603 until 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011 at which time they will be publicly opened. Bids received after the time fixed for receipt of the bid shall not be considered.

Description and location of dredge spoils material and bidding instructions and information may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office, Homer, Alaska and will be mailed or faxed to requesting firms. Bidders must contact the City Clerk’s Office to be entered on the list of bidders prior to submitting their bid.

City Clerk
491 E. Pioneer Avenue
Homer, Alaska 99603
(907) 235-3130

The City of Homer is seeking bids from firms or individuals wishing to purchases dredge materials from the City of Homer’s annual fall harbor dredging project. Firms or individuals that are interested in purchasing and removing dredge material for use on or off the Homer Spit are requested to review the materials description, location, bidding instructions and terms.

Dredge spoils subject to this sealed bid sale must be for a minimum of 100 cubic yards. Minimum acceptable bid per cubic yard is $5.00. Approximately 31,000 cubic yards will be sold from the stockpile at the dredge materials storage lot adjacent to Freight Dock Road or directly from the dewatering site. Proposals may include bids for the minimum (100yds) or for the maximum amount (31,000yds) in their proposal. Successful bidders will check in with Harbor Officer on duty when commencing load out of purchased materials and again when last load is removed. Prepayment will be made to City of Homer. When removing/loading out purchased materials, successful bidders will not excavate below the grade of the adjacent areas.

Please direct all questions to:
Bryan Hawkins, Port Director/Harbormaster
4350 Homer Spit Road
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-3160

All bidders are expected to carefully examine the materials description, location, bidding instructions and terms before submitting a bid. Submission of a bid will be considered prima facie evidence that the bidder has carefully examined this information and is totally satisfied as to the restrictions on use of the material and any and all terms of this Invitation to Bid.

The bid shall include everything necessary for the removal and haul-away of purchased materials, including but not necessarily limited to labor, materials and equipment and to include final grading of the area where dredge spoils had been deposited if successful bidders’ removal operation excavated below the adjacent land grade in any spot.

The City of Homer reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities or informalities in the bids, and to award these dredge spoils materials to the highest single bidder or combination of bidders.

Dated this 2nd day of September, 2011.

CITY OF HOMER


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Walt Wrede, City Manager