INVITATION TO BID
By the City of Homer, Alaska
Homer Fire Station #2 – Skyline Drive
Sealed bids for the construction of the Homer Fire Station #2 – Skyline Drive will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, City of Homer, 491 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska, until 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 27, 2014 at which time they will be publicly opened and read. The time of receipt will be determined by the City Clerk’s time stamp. Bids received after the time fixed for the receipt of the bids shall not be considered. All bidders must submit a City of Homer Plan Holders Registration form to be on the Plan Holders List and to be considered responsive. Plan holder registration forms, and Plans and Specifications are available on line at http://www.cityofhomer-ak.gov/rfps
The project is funded with a State Legislative Grant. The City’s local bidders 5% preference requirements will apply; State prevailing wage rates will apply. The work includes, but is not limited to, the following:
To construct a new 2,750 Sf. Fire Station located directly adjacent to the existing Homer Water Treatment Plant on Skyline Drive. The new station will consist of a heated concrete slab cast over the foundation of the old water treatment plant and incorporate a structural steel frame with prefabricated exterior wall panels for the skin. The interior will consist of a mechanical room, 100 sf. office and one small restroom with a mezzanine level for extra storage.
Please direct all technical questions regarding this project to: Dan Nelsen, City of Homer, Public Works Department, 3575 Heath Street, Homer, Alaska, 99603, (907) 435-3141
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on
Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 Friday, February 14, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Homer City Hall Conference Room, 491 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska, to discuss the construction of the fire station and answer any questions bidders may have.
Plan holder registration forms, and Plans and Specifications are available online at http://www.cityofhomer-ak.gov/rfps All bidders must submit a City of Homer Plan Holders Registration form to be on the Plan Holders List and to be considered responsive. Hard copies can be obtained at the Office of the City Clerk upon payment of $220 per set ($250 for overnight delivery). City of Homer Standard Construction Specifications 2011 Edition (containing general contract provisions) may be downloaded from the City’s web site. All fees are non-refundable. 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 the contract to the lowest responsive bidder.
Dated this 20th day of January, 2014.
CITY OF HOMER
Walt Wrede, City Manager
Homer News – January 30 & February 6, 2014
Peninsula Clarion – February 2, 2014
Fiscal Note: 151-0936