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LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION TO BID The City of Meriden is accepting sealed bids for: B021-33 RUNWAY 18-36 REHABILITATION AT THE MERIDEN-MARKHAM MUNICIPAL AIRPORT The City of Meriden seeks the services of a contractor for the rehabilitation of Runway 18-36, stub taxiways, and the holding bay. Work items include but are not limited to 32,000 SY of full- depth pavement reclamation; 2,000 CY of unclassified excavation; 8,000 Tons of new asphalt pavement (State mix); minor drainage improvements; topsoil and seeding; new pavement markings; new airport wide LED runway and taxiway lighting. The contract also includes an Add Alternate consisting of 9,000 SY of cold milling and an additional 1,200 Tons of asphalt pavement along the full-parallel taxiway. A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the project site. Please meet at the Meriden-Markham Municipal Airport Terminal Building, 213 Evansville Avenue, South Meriden, CT 06451 on April 19, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. It is recommended that bidders attend the Pre-Bid Conference and sign in to confirm their attendance. This will be the only opportunity to view the project area. State mandated COVID-19 requirements including proper PPE will be required during the pre-bid conference. Bids shall be submitted on forms and in the manner specified. Forms and specifications may be obtained from the Purchasing Department, on the City of Meriden website (, and on the State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services website ( Bids will be accepted at the Purchasing Department, 142 East Main Street, Room 210, Meriden, Connecticut 06450 until 2:00 P.M. local, eastern standard time on April 27, 2021 at which time they will be publicly opened and read. Any bid received after the time and date specified shall not be considered. Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the Base Bid amount. A Labor and Material Payment Bond and a Performance bond for One Hundred Percent (100%) of the contract price, with a corporate surety approved by the City of Meriden, will be required of the lowest responsible bidder. The attention of bidders is directed to the requirement for minimum wage rates to be paid under this contract. The work performed under this contract shall be governed by the Federal Contract Provisions set forth in the Contract Documents, which include, but are not restricted to, Equal Employment Opportunity requirements, and compliance with Federal Wage and Hour requirement””‘s (Davis-Bacon Act). All requirements of the State of Connecticut and all administrative regulations shall apply to this project as if herein written out in full. This contract is subject to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation provisions requiring that not less than 2.82% of the Contract be performed by a disadvantaged owned and controlled business enterprise contractor(s). Strict compliance with the pertinent procedures will be required for a bidder to be deemed responsive and eligible. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids, in whole or in part, to award any item, group of items, or total bid, and to waive informality or technical defects, if it is deemed to be in the best interest of the City of Meriden. No bidder may withdraw their bid within one hundred and twenty (120) days of the date of the bid opening. Should there be reason why the contract cannot be awarded within the specified period, the time may be extended by mutual agreement between the City of Meriden and the bidder. The City of Meriden is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Disadvantaged, minority, small, and women business enterprises are encouraged to respond. Adam B. Tulin Purchasing Officer City of Meriden, CT 06450-8022 Dated: April 7, 2021 R240329