Invitation for Bids2

Invitation for Bids2

The Housing Authority of The City of Augusta, Georgia will receive bids in the Large Board
Room of the J. Madden Reid Administration Building, 1435 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia
30901 until 10:00 A.M., (local time) in Augusta, Georgia on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, for
Repairs to Fire Damaged Unit at 2127 B Street, Olmstead Homes GA001000010, Augusta, Ga,
30904. At the time and place noted above, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Contract documents, including drawings and specifications, are on file at the office of The
Housing Authority of The City of Augusta, Georgia, 1435 Walton Way. Bidding documents
may be obtained at the office of Planning and Development, The Housing Authority of The
City of Augusta, Georgia, 1435 Walton Way, (706) 312-3165.

Bidders are requested to inspect the property as well as operations and conditions that may be
affected. Arrangements shall be made for inspecting the site by contacting the Housing
Authority Planning and Development Department, Dr. Gregory Francisco, Director at (706)
312-3165.

The Contract, if awarded, will be on the basis of the lowest base bid from a responsible bidder.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after time has been called on date of
bid opening. Bids exceeding $100,000 must be accompanied by a bid bond or cashier’s check,
made payable to The Housing Authority of The City of Augusta, Georgia, in an amount of not
less than 5% of the base bid.

If bid exceeds $100,000.00 the successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for both a
Performance Bond and a Payment Bond or bonds in an amount equal to 100% of the contract
price along with a Builder’s Risk Insurance Policy and other insurance requirements in
accordance with the General Conditions. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and
pay for Builder’s Risk Insurance Policy and other insurance requirements in accordance with
the General Conditions. The Housing Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any bids
and to waive any technicalities and informalities in the bidding process.

Attention is called to the provisions for the equal employment opportunity and to the requirement
that not less than minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the specifications must be paid
on this project. The work to be performed under this contract is subject to the requirements of
Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C.1701u (Section 3). The purpose of
Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD
assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall, to the greatest extent feasible,
be directed to low-and very low-income persons, particularly persons who are a recipient of
HUD assistance for Housing. The Housing Authority of The City of Augusta, Georgia has
established a goal of awarding 20% of the dollar value of contracts to Section #3. General
contractors may contact the Georgia Department of Labor, Veteran Outreach Program at 601
Greene Street for qualified veteran-owned businesses.

The Housing Authority of The City of Augusta, Georgia
BY: Jacob L Oglesby, Executive Director