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WOODROW WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL – PHASE II
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State Project No. 083-0116N
WOODROW WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
INVITATION TO BID
1. Sealed bids (in duplicate) for the trade contracts listed below shall be submitted to O&G
Industries, Construction Field Office, 1 Wilderman Way, Middletown CT 06457 and
received by 1:00 p.m. (EST) on the date(s) listed below. Late bids will not be accepted. All
bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on the date of receipt at O&G’s field office located
at 1 Wilderman Way, Middletown, CT directly following the receipt of bids.
The following website provides access to a digital plan room for complete details regarding this
bid, including plans, specifications, and addenda including updates to the bid due dates. All
addenda are posted to this website, therefore all Bidders are advised that it is their sole
responsibility to visit the Plan Room website for the current bid document information.
For questions regarding Addenda, or to confirm the bid date, you may also contact: Mark Carroll
REQUIRED GOALS Date
Yes* 2.09f – Flooring
25% SBE &
April 16, 2020
Note: Bidders on bid packages identified with an asterisk (*) above are required to submit
their DAS Update (Bid) Statement with the bid, in accordance with C.G.S. 4a-100, 4b-91,
and 4b-101. Failure to submit this item with the bid will result in disqualification of the bidder.
All subcontractors must be pre-qualified at the time of performance of their work. If you have
any questions regarding these requirements contact CTDAS, at telephone number (860) 713-
5280 or visit their web site at www.das.state.ct.us.
2. This project is subject to a Project Labor Agreement with the Greater Hartford-New Britain
Building and Construction Trades Council. A copy has been included in the Bid Documents,
refer to Specification section 005300 Project Labor Agreement. Execution of the Agreement
shall be required from the selected bidder following award and shall be a requirement for
entering into contract with O&G Industries, Inc. for the work.
3. There will be a non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and tour will be held for all Bidders. The
meeting will be held virtually via a “GoTo Meeting” on April 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. All bidders
are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference via computer, tablet or smartphone using the
You can also dial in using your phone. Call in to (571) 317-3122; Use Access Code:
Post-Bid Addendum No. 15, March 26, 2020
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4. Plans and specifications are available, and may be viewed and downloaded free of charge from
SmartBidNet at the following address:
Copies of the plans and specifications may be obtained at the cost of reproduction by contacting
Aaron or Dean at the following location:
Buckaplan | Universal Copy
35 South Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770
5. The Owner, the City of Middletown, has contracted with O&G Industries to serve as the
Construction Manager (CM). This project is being performed under the Construction
Management at Risk form of construction. With respect to this project, the Construction
Manager is the representative of the Owner. The Owner shall approve the award of all trade
contracts. Each Trade Contractor’s contract shall be with the Construction Manager.
6. No oral, telephone or telegraphic proposals will be considered. All bids shall stand available for
acceptance for a period of ninety (90) days from the date proposals are received.
7. No bid shall be accepted from any person/company who is in arrears to the Owner upon debt,
or contract, or who is a defaulter as surety or otherwise upon obligations to the Owner.
8. The Construction Manager is authorized to waive minor irregularities which it considers in the
best interest of the Project, provided the reasons for any such waiver are stated in writing by the
Construction Manager and made a part of the contract file. The Owner and/or Construction
Manager reserves the right to reject any or all bids, without stating reasons therefor, including
without limitation the right to reject any or all nonconforming, non-responsive, unbalanced, or
conditional bids and to reject the bid of any bidder if the Owner and/or Construction Manager
believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Owner or the project to make an award
to that bidder, whether because the bid is not responsive or the bidder is unqualified or of
doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by
the Owner and/or Construction Manager. The Owner and/or Construction Manager reserves the
right to waive informalities and to negotiate contract terms with one or more bidders without
reopening the bidding process insofar as such negotiations are not violative of applicable
competitive bidding statutes or law.
In evaluating bids, the Owner and/or Construction Manager will consider the qualifications of
the bidder, whether or not the bids comply with the prescribed requirements, and such
Supplemental Bids, unit prices, and other data, as may be requested in the Bid Proposal Form
or prior to Notice of Award.
The Owner and/or Construction Manager may consider the qualification and experience of
subcontractors and other persons and organizations proposed for those portions of the work as
to which the identity of subcontractors and other persons and organizations must be submitted
as provided by the bid documents.
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The Owner and/or Construction Manager reserves the right to require, prior to Notice of Award,
a statement of facts in detail of the business and technical organization and plant of the bidder
available for the contemplated work, including financial resources, present commitments, and
experience of the bidder in performance of comparable work.
9. Bid Security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total bid amount is required with any bid
submitted. Performance and Labor and Materials Bond(s) in the amount of 100% of the contract
sum shall be required from the selected bidder following award.
10. Non-resident contactors, in accordance with C.G.S §12-430(7), must provide a copy of their
“Nonresident Contractor Notice of Verified Status” from the State of Connecticut Department
of Revenue Services upon an award of contract. Without the verified status letter the
Construction Manager must remit five percent (5%) of the total contract value directly to the
State and the non-resident contractor file with the Department of Revenue Services to receive
the withheld monies.
11. Bidders should note the project insurance requirements.
12. This contract is subject to state contract compliance requirements, including non-discrimination
statutes and set-aside requirements. State law requires a minimum of twenty-five (25%) percent
of the state-funded portion of the contract be set aside for award to subcontractors holding
current certification from the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services. The
contractor must demonstrate good faith effort to meet the 25% set-aside goals.
13. O&G is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V.
Daniel G. Hetzler, Preconstruction Manager
O&G Industries, Inc.
Date: March 26, 2020__
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