NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS
Sealed bids for the Laclede Station Road Retaining Wall project, will be received electronically thru the County’s Vendor Self Service portal at https://self-service.stlouisco.com/MSS/Vendors, until 11:00 a.m. on October 21, 2020, and at that time will be opened and read. The public is invited to view the bid opening at the following web address: https://bit.ly/2R8cIhh
St. Louis County Project No. AR-1685, consists of the removal of a modular block retaining wall and sidewalk to be replaced with a cast in place reinforced concrete retaining wall, sidewalk, curb and gutter as well as a new storm sewer inlet for approximately 400 feet of Laclede Station Road within St. Louis County.
Pursuant to Sections 107.400 and 107.401 SLCRO, all County solicitations, once published, are under a "Cone of Silence." All communication from a Vendor or a Vendor’s Representative relating to this solicitation must follow the processes defined herein. Any communication with other County staff regarding this solicitation is prohibited except the specific types of communication defined in Section 107.401 SLCRO. The Cone of Silence shall terminate at the time a contract resulting from the solicitation is executed or when all bids or proposals in response to the solicitation are rejected by the County. Violation of Section 107.401 SLCRO by a Vendor or Vendor’s Representative shall result in designation by the Director of Procurement of the bid, proposal, or statement of qualifications as non-responsive. Communications regarding this solicitation are authorized only with the following County Staff. In addition, County clerical staff are permitted to route communications, including phone calls and written communications. Communications prior to the bid opening shall be by email only. Communications after the bid opening with authorized staff related to contract negotiations, investigations into contractor capability or the preparation for construction activities may be verbal or written. The Division Manager listed below may authorize additional points of contact as deemed prudent; all such authorizations shall be in writing.:
Project Manager: Andrew O’Connor, P.E. at AOConnor@stlouisco.com
Project Manager’s Supervisor: Pam Thebeau, P.E. at PThebeau@stlouisco.com
Acting Deputy Director Transportation and Public Works: Joseph Kulessa, P.E. at JKulessa@stlouisco.com
All questions must be submitted by 5:00 pm on October 14, 2020 via e-mail to the Project Manager. A virtual pre- bid conference will be held for this project at 11:00 a.m. on October 7, 2020 at the following web address: https://bit.ly/3ij9nrI
The successful Bidder or Bidders shall be required to comply with the most current applicable State statutory provisions concerning the payment of prevailing wages on public works, Section 290.210 through 290.340 R.S. Mo. 1959, as amended.
St. Louis County hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, ancestry, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Pursuant to SLCRO 107.071, the County has established the following Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) and Workforce Participation Goals:
MBE Goal: 24%
WBE Goal: 9.5%
Plans and specifications will be available on September 21, 2020 from the Saint Louis County Web Site
(www.stlouiscountymo.gov), or by contacting Cross Rhodes Print & Technologies, 2731 South Jefferson Avenue,
St. Louis, MO 63118, (314) 678-0087 (http://www.stlouiscoplans.com). There will be no refunds on any documents purchased.
Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond in an amount equal to 5% of the total bid. All checks shall be made payable to "Treasurer, St. Louis County."
The right is reserved by the County Council to reject any or all bids.
DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
ST. LOUIS COUNTY
11919845 County Sept 22, 2020