Sealed Bids for the construction of the Cruzville Fire Suppression Water Storage Tank will be received by Catron County at the Catron County Commission Office, 101 Main St., Reserve, NM 87830, until 11:30 a.m. local time on July 6, 2023, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

Located at a site approximately 1/4 mile southwest of Cruzville, NM, this project includes site grading, construction of a 50,000 gallon welded steel water storage tank, a pitless booster station, including electrical, a fire hydrant, and site piping to be used for fire suppression.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form. The Owner reserves the right to adjust quantities included in the Bid Schedule as necessary to provide a complete project with the available funding.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: DENNIS ENGINEERING COMPANY, 6020 Indian School Road, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 281-2880. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The Bidding Documents may also be examined at the following locations:

Catron County
PO Box 507 (101 Main Street)
Reserve, NM 87830
(505) 533-6423

Construction Reporter
4901 Mcleod Rd NE, STE 200A
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 243-9793

The PlanIt Room
1155 Westmoreland, Suite109
El Paso, TX 79925
(915) 781-2900

The Bidding Documents for this project may be obtained at the following designated website: Prospective Bidders are urged to register with the designated website as a plan holder, even if Bidding Documents are obtained from a plan room or source other than the designated website in either electronic or paper format. The designated website will be updated periodically with addenda and other information relevant to submitting a Bid for the Project.

All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered only through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the designated website.

If paper copies of the Bidding Documents are needed, call 505-281-2880 to request at least 24 hours in advance. Requested paper copies may be obtained at the office of DENNIS ENGINEERING COMPANY, 6020 Indian School NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, upon payment of $400.00 for each set of documents. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to “DENNIS ENGINEERING COMPANY”. Any PLANHOLDER, upon returning the Contract Documents in good condition within ten (10) days following the Bid Opening, will receive a $200.00 refund.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 1:00 p.m. local time on June 22, 2023 at the Catron County Commission Office located at 101 Main Street, Reserve, NM 87830 Code. Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are ENCOURAGED to attend and participate in the conference.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Owner: Catron County
By: Loren Cushman
Title: County Manager
Date: June 15, 2023

Published in the El Defensor Chieftain on June 15, 2023