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WOLFEBORO MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT WOLFEBORO, NEW HAMPSHIRE ADVERTISEMENT TO BID Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for WMED Bid 918127-04, Distribution System Voltage Conversion, Phase 6 Construction, will be received at the Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department, 133 Middleton Rd., Wolfeboro, NH 03894 until 2:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at which place and time said bids will be opened publicly and read aloud. Bids must be received in duplicate in a sealed opaque envelope marked “WMED Bid No. 918127-04 for Distribution System Voltage Conversion, Phase 6 Construction” on the outside. This project provides for upgrades and voltage conversion from 4.16 kV to 12.47 kV for a portion of the existing electrical distribution system within the town. Bidder shall furnish and install approximately 13,800 circuit ft. of new 15 kV 336.4 kcmil aluminum spacer cable, 5900 feet of 1/0 AWG ACSR 15 kV Tree Wire, 283 wood poles, and miscellaneous related equipment. Bidder shall install approximately 137 overhead and 5 single-phase padmounted distribution transformers. Distribution transformers will be furnished by Owner and distribution transformers that are removed will be returned to Owner. Additional work includes the installation of underground conduit, one precast distribution transformer base and 900 ft. of single-phase underground URD primary underground cable. Contractor shall be responsible for removal and disposal of existing conductors, poles, brackets and equipment unless noted. Additional work includes selective demolition of an existing 34.5 to 4.16 kV electrical substation, including disposal of a 3.75 MVA substation transformer and all equipment and structures being removed. Bidder shall be responsible for completing the distribution system voltage conversion (with assistance from Owner). Bidder shall supply all installation labor, material, supervision, and traffic control as required by the Contract Documents and Drawings. The Contract Documents may be obtained on or after March 11, 2021 by contacting PLM, Inc. (Owner’s Engineer) at 508-435-0200 Ext. 111. The Contract Documents will be furnished in electronic format only, by email attachment. A pre-bid conference and field review of the project has been scheduled for Tuesday March 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the WMED Operations Center, 133 Middleton Rd., Wolfeboro, NH 03894. Prospective contractors are strongly encouraged to attend. Bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond payable to the OWNER for five percent (5%) of the total amount of the BID. The bond shall be furnished by a corporate surety licensed to do business in the State of New Hampshire. At least one set of the Bid Documents shall incorporate original signatures. Prior to final execution of the contract, the successful bidder shall furnish evidence of the required insurance coverage, plus a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Labor and Materials Bond. No Bidder may withdraw a bid within sixty (60) days after the opening thereof. If the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract in accordance with the bidding documents, the bidder may forfeit the bid surety, at the option of WMED. Bids shall be prepared, considered and the contract awarded in accordance with all statutes governing such contracts. Every bid shall be on forms furnished by WMED. Bids submitted on other forms may be rejected. The WMED specifically reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive irregularities or informalities or to accept any bid which they deem to be in the best interest of the WMED. Barry Muccio, Director of Operations Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department



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