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REQUEST FOR BID
TO SUPPLY HIDALGO COUNTY with BIDS for Construction of Traffic Signal (Flashing Beacon) Lights Project for Precinct 4.
Bid Packet may be obtained by calling the Hidalgo County Purchasing Department at (956) 318-2626 or by email to email@example.com.
Please be advised that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, physical attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference and Bid Opening meeting is subject to parameters specified in any governmental Orders applicable at the time. For your convenience, the County has made virtual attendance available via online portal, and information regarding the same will be provided to all contractors having received a bid packet from Hidalgo County Purchasing Department prior to the respective event.
A BIDDER’S BOND from a reliable surety company licensed to operate in the State of Texas or Certified Cashier’s Check, payable without recourse to the County of Hidalgo, for the amount of not less than 5% of the total bid shall accompany the submittal as a guaranty that, if awarded the contract, the Vendor will enter into a contract with the County of Hidalgo. Payment and Performance Bonds shall be executed except in the event of a single payment contract with the County of Hidalgo in lieu of Performance Bond. In the event the total amount proposed is $25,000 or less, the successful vendor has the option to enter into a single payment contract with the County of Hidalgo in lieu of a Payment and Performance Bond.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE is scheduled for Monday, September 20, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at HIDALGO COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING PURCHASING DEPARTMENT CONFERENCE ROOM, 2812 S Business Hwy 281, EDINBURG, TEXAS 78539.
UPON SUBMITTING SEALED BID, bidders are required to properly identify (handwritten, typed, or printed) sealed envelope and/or packet as follows: Bidder’s name and address in the upper left-hand corner of the sealed envelope and/or package and RFB No.: 2021-0686-09-29-HGO Construction of Traffic Signal (Flashing Beacon) Lights Project for Hidalgo County Precinct 4 in the lower left-hand corner of sealed envelope and/or packet. OVERNIGHT MAIL MUST ALSO BE PROPERLY LABELED ON THE OUTSIDE OF EXPRESS ENVELOPE OR PACKAGE.
The sealed bid must contain one (1) original (pages one-sided marked original), and two (2) USB’s in PDF format and addressed for delivery to:
Martha L. Salazar, CPPB, Hidalgo County Purchasing Agent
Hidalgo County Purchasing Department
US Postal Mail/Courier Address Physical Location:
Hidalgo County Administration Hidalgo County Administration
2812 S. Business Hwy281 2802 S. Business Hwy. 281
Edinburg, Texas78539 (Southeast of Canton Rd& Business 281)
Sealed bids will be accepted until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at which time they will be opened in the Hidalgo County Purchasing Department Conference Room at Physical Location: 2802 S. Business Hwy 281, Hidalgo County Administration Building, Edinburg, Texas 78539. NO FACSIMILES OR LATE ARRIVALS WILL BE ACCEPTED. ANY BID RECEIVED AFTER THAT TIME WILL NOT BE OPENED AND WILL BE RETURNED.
Not less than, the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) wage rate, as issued and contained in the contract documents, must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin (if applicable).
BIDS MAY BE HELD by the County of Hidalgo for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days from the date of the opening for the purpose of reviewing and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to award of the contract.
THE COUNTY reserves the right to refuse and reject any/all bids and to waive any/all formalities or technicalities, or to accept the bid considered the best and most advantageous to the County.
Typewritten RFI’s shall be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. RFI’s will not be answered by phone. NO HANDWRITTEN RFI will be processed/answered. All inquiries shall be forwarded by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Responses to said inquiries will be sent to all applicants via email by no later than Friday, September 24, 2021. Inquiries beyond this date will not be responded to.
BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONERS COURT OF HIDALGO COUNTY, TEXAS on this the 7th day of September 2021.
MARTHA L. SALAZAR, CPPB
HIDALGO COUNTY PURCHASING AGENT
REPORT ROAD HAZARDS @ 1-866-HCR-SAFE OR 1-866-427-7233
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