ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Village of Magdalena
Magdalena, New Mexico
Village of Magdalena
Supplemental Well

General Notice

The Village of Magdalena is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Village of Magdalena
Supplemental Well
NMDWSRF No.: DW5132
Village of Magdalena Project No.: 2019-01

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received BY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OR MAIL ONLY at the Village of Magdalena, NM Town Hall, Attn: Carleen Gomez located at 108 N Main St., Magdalena NM 87825. Instructions for electronic submission of bids will be sent to those whom attend the mandatory pre-bid conference. Bids must be received or submitted by October 19, 2021 at 3pm local time. At that time the Bids received will be telephonically opened and read. All those whom wish to attend the telephonic reading of bids shall register on the Bid Tracker website.

The Project includes the following Work:
Drilling of a supplemental well within 350-ft of the existing Trujillo Well near Magdalena, New Mexico. Supplemental well to be drilled to depth of 325-ft, including casings, shutter screen, and gage line.
This project is wholly or partially funded with United States Environmental Protection Agency funds, and therefore must comply with all federal cross cutter requirements. Neither the United States nor its department’s agencies or employees is or will be party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. This procurement will be subject to all applicable federal regulations including the Davis Bacon Act requirements.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended.
To ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) have the opportunity to compete for procurements funded by EPA financial assistance, all Bidders shall make the six good faith efforts as outlined by EPA at
http://www.epa.gov/
sites/production/files/
2013-09/documents
six_good_faith_efforts.pdf.

The bidder must make a good faith effort to solicit and hire Disadvantaged Business subcontractors and suppliers to meet the goals outlined in EPA XP-215. A good faith effort requires that the Contractor:
1. Complete the affirmative steps outlined in XP-215.
2. Submit XP-215 with the bid proposal.
3. Submit with the bid proposal proof that affirmative steps have been taken and this should include copies of advertisements and letters of solicitation.
A Bid Proposal that omits XP-215 or does not support that a good faith effort was made will be considered non-responsive and the Bid Proposal rejected.

Obtaining the Bidding Documents
For bidding forms and Contract Documents, including plans, specifications, and other documents to be used in connection with the submission of bids, prospective Bidders are invited to navigate to www.bhinc.com and register under the Bid Tracker section, located at the bottom-right of the above website, to obtain access to the online Bidding Process. Select “Village of Magdalena Supplemental Well” project as listed on the projects list. Register new company account by providing the following contact information: Company name, contact name, company role, telephone number and email address. The bidder shall receive a notification email once the bidder has been registered with the site. Each registered bidder will be able to re-access the site from www.bhinc.com and selecting the Bid Tracker section which will direct the Bidder to the Bid Tracker site. The Bidder shall have a specific username and password in order to gain access to the “Village of Magdalena Supplemental Well” project. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Bid Tracker.
If you do not or cannot access the site, please notify us as soon as possible.
The following shall be performed through the Project Tracker site:
1. DOWNLOAD THE BIDDING DOCUMENTS FROM THE PROJECT TRACKER SITE: The bidding documents are available during the bidding phase from the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS tab under the BIDDING DOCUMENTS subsection. When issued, addenda will be available from the ADDENDA SECTION.
2. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL QUESTIONS THROUGH THE PROJECT TRACKER SITE: To submit a question, go to the BIDDING tab and click on SUBMIT QUESTION. This will direct you to a form to enter the question, when complete click SUBMIT, and the question will be sent to BHI for review. Responses to questions will be included in the Addenda section (under the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS tab), and bidders will be notified via email when this information is available.
3. The bidders list is provided in the BIDDERS LIST tab.
Pre-bid Conference
A mandatory pre-bid conference for the Project will be held on September 21, 2021 at 3pm local time telephonically to mitigate person-to-person contact in accordance with COVID-safe practices. Bids will not be accepted from Bidders that do not attend the telephonic mandatory pre-bid conference. All those who wish to attend the telephonic mandatory bid conference shall register on the Bid Tracker website.
Instructions to Bidders.
For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.
This Advertisement is issued by:
Owner: Village of Magdalena
By: Carleen Gomez
Title: Deputy Clerk, Magdalena, NM
Date: September 12, 2021

Published in the El Defensor Chieftain on September 16, 2021