Sealed bids for Solids Off-loading Containment Pad Project, Contract No. 15-2, will be accepted online by the Borough of Mechanicsburg at 36 West Allen Street, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055, until 10:00 AM Prevailing Time on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
The Work for this Project generally includes, but is not limited to, installation of a concrete off-loading pad, concrete retaining wall, and bituminous paving at the existing wastewater treatment plant.
Sealed bids shall be accepted online via the PennBID Program.  All Bidding Documents and solicitation details will be available at no cost at on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Click on “Solicitations” then “View” tabs.  All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted in writing via the PennBID Program.
A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Mechanicsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant, 842 West Church Road, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055.  Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid total.
All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date unless award is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of a grant or grants, in which case this Bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No.  317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No.  142).
Bidders must comply with all State antibid-rigging regulations pertaining to work associated with this project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.
The estimated cost for each Contract is greater than Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) and the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act shall apply.
This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.
Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.
This project is being funded by public sources. Bidders must comply with all funding requirements as described in the Bidding Documents, and submit all required documentation of compliance.
All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award.  Similarly the successful bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.
The Borough of Mechanicsburg reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Borough, and to reject any or all proposals.

Borough of Mechanicsburg
Patrick Dennis, Borough Manager