RFP - EMS Base 6<div class="ExternalClass6975CB5B95BD47108BFC13F2C9AA96DC"><p>​</p><p>Sealed proposals will be received by the<strong> County of Burke North Carolina until 2:30 p.m., May 2, 2017</strong> <strong>at Foothills Higher Education Center / Burke County Parks & Recreation, Room 132, 2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton, NC 28655</strong> and thereafter opened and read, for the furnishing of labor, materials, and equipment for the<strong> EMS Station for Burke County, NC.  </strong>Bids must be on the Standard Form provided by the Architect.  Bid documents may be obtained from the office of the Architect on the following basis:  Bidders may obtain <strong>one</strong> (1) complete set of bid documents upon deposit of <strong>$150.00</strong>.  Full deposit for one set of bid documents will be refunded to those submitting a bona fide bid proposal for the contract and who return the documents in usable condition within ten (10) days after date of bid opening.  Bid documents will be available for inspection in the Plan Rooms of Associated General Contractors, Reed Construction Data and McGraw-Hill Dodge Company in Charlotte, NC; in the office of the Architect, Holland & Hamrick, Architects, P.A., 222 N. Lafayette Street, Suite 21, Shelby, NC, and CADCopy & Supply, 438 Poole Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040.  Bid documents and existing drawings may be viewed at: </p><p style="text-align:justify;">           <a href="http://www.h-harchitects.com/ftp"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>www.h-harchitects.com/ftp</strong></span></a><strong>        Username:  Burke   Password:  EMS</strong></p><p><strong> </strong>Note:  Existing drawings are provided for information purposes only.  All contractors are responsible for visiting the site to familiarize themselves with the existing conditions. All Contractors are notified that General Statutes of N.C., Chapter 87, and as amended, will be observed in receiving bids and awarding contracts.  All federal, state and municipal laws governing each respective trade will be complied with.  In compliance with NCGS 143-128, the <strong>County of Burke North Carolina </strong>has adopted a policy to encourage participation by minority businesses in their building projects.  A pre-bid conference will be held at <strong>10:00 a.m., April 18, 2017 at Foothills Higher Education Center / Burke County Parks & Recreation, Room 132, 2128 South Sterling Street, Morganton, NC 28655</strong> to answer any questions about this project and the Board's policy on participation by minority businesses.  Each proposal shall be accompanied by a bid guarantee of five percent (5%) of the bid.  Bid guarantee may be in cash, certified check drawn on some bank or trust company insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or by a Bid Bond executed by a corporate surety licensed under the Laws of N.C. to execute such bond.  Check or Bond shall be made payable to the <strong>County of Burke</strong>. Bid Bonds and/or Checks will be promptly returned to the unsuccessful bidders, and to the successful bidders upon the execution of the Contract.  Should the successful bidder fail to execute the Contract and furnish Bond within ten (10) days after notice of acceptance of his Proposal, the Bid Bond or Certified Check will be forfeited to the <strong>County of Burke North Carolina </strong>as liquidated damages.  Note:  Bid Guarantee <span style="text-decoration:underline;">must</span> be exactly five percent (5%) of the bid, <span style="text-decoration:underline;">not</span> the difference between the low bid and the next lowest bid not to exceed five percent.  The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and/or to waive any and all technical defects in the execution of and informalities in the submission of any proposal.  No bid may be withdrawn before <strong>July 2, 2017</strong>.  Payments will be made by the Owner once a month in an amount equal to ninety-five (95) percent of the work completed and final payment within thirty (30) days after the completion and acceptance of the work.</p><p style="text-align:justify;"> Notice given this 11<sup>th</sup> day of April 2017.</p></div>http://www.burkenc.org/departments/finance/requests-for-proposals/RFP - EMS Base 6https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/DispForm.aspx?ID=103https://intranet.burkenc.orgsteve.bennett@burkenc.org | Steve Bennett | 693A30232E777C6275726B655C73746576652E62656E6E657474 i:0#.w|burke\steve.bennett4/13/2017 12:35:22 PM09691aspx4https://intranet.burkenc.org/WebsiteContent/Lists/Home Page News/AllItems.aspxFalse