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Advertisement For Bids Demolition of water storage facility


December 23, 2021


Demolition of water storage facility

Sealed bids will be received on behalf of the Village of Ewing at the engineer’s office, Miller & Associates, 1111 Central Avenue, Kearney, Nebraska on Jan. 6, 2022, until 2 p.m., local time, and then such bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud in the engineer’s conference room for furnishing all equipment, labor, materials and other such work as may be incidental to demolition of a water storage facility.

The Village (owner) reserves the right to reject any or all bids; and to waive irregularities or informalities to accept the bid it deems most beneficial. Bids received after the specified time of closing will be returned unopened. The owner will accept only those sealed bids, either hand delivered or received via U.S. Mail or other commercial carrier. Items transmitted by facsimile or electronically will not be accepted.

The contract documents may be examined at the following locations:

Miller & Associates, 1111 Central Avenue, Kearney, NE 68847

Village of Ewing, 209 East Nebraska, Ewing, NE 68735

Copies of the contract documents may be obtained at the office of Miller & Associates, Consulting Engineers, P.C. located at 1111 Central Avenue, P.O. Box 306, Kearney, Nebraska 68847, Telephone 308/234-6456 upon payment of $35.00 for each set. Documents will not be available electronically. Any plan holder, upon returning the contract documents within fourteen (14) days of the bid opening, and in good condition, will be refunded $10.00. A complete set of electronic copies of drawings, specifications, contract documents and proposal form may be obtained from for a fee of $30.00 (non-refundable). Once logged into the website, go to “Bidding Documents” (in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage) and you can select the set of documents to download.

Each bidder will be required to submit with his proposal, a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond made payable, without condition, to the Village Clerk, Village of Ewing, Nebraska, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the proposal.

Contractors and subcontractors on USEPA federally assisted construction projects are required to pay their laborers and mechanics wages not less than those established by the U.S. Department of Labor. A current wage decision containing the appropriate building and/or heavy type rates is included in the specifications for bidding purposes.

The prospective participants must certify by submittal EPA Form 5700-49, Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters, that to the best of its knowledge and belief that it and its principals are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from covered transactions by any federal department or agency.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246. Requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in the specifications.

Each bidder must fully comply with the requirements, terms and conditions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise requirements, including the fair share objectives for disadvantaged business participation during the performance of this contract. The bidder commits itself of the fair share objective for disadvantaged business participation contained herein and all other requirements, terms and conditions of these bid conditions by submitting properly signed bid.

On Jan. 17, 2014, H.R. 3547, “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014,” was enacted. Section 436 of the Act requires that none of the appropriated funds may be used for the construction, alteration, maintenance or repair of a public water system or treatment works unless all of the iron and steel products used in the project are produced in the United States. unless a waiver is provided to the recipient by EPA. Conditions for the waiver are found under the Information for Bidders. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete and construction materials.

The owner is an equal opportunity employer and requires all contractors and consultants to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations.

The owner, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, sex, age and disability/handicap in consideration for an award.


Sharon Swails, CMC

Ewing Village Clerk

Published December 23, 2021



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