PUBLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD
SERVICES OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE
INVITATION FOR BIDS FOR RESTORATION OF VACANT LOTS
TO A DUST-FREE/EROSION-FREE CONDITION
THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE ("Commissioner"), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, acting pursuant to Sec. 7-22-3, Milwaukee City Charter, will receive sealed bids for furnishing all labor and materials and performing all work necessary for and incidental to the restoration of vacant lots to a properly landscaped condition in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, until 9:00 a.m.(central time) on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read. Any bids received after that time may be rejected and returned unopened.
1. Bids shall be awarded to lowest, qualified, responsive, and responsible bidder.
2. All bids shall be held open for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids and no bid may be withdrawn without the written consent of the Commissioner. IN THE EVENT THE COMMISSIONER, DURING THE SIXTY DAYS FOLLOWING BID OPENING, TAKES NO ACTION RELATIVE TO THE BID OR BIDS RECEIVED, THEN THE BID OR BIDS SHALL BECOME NULL AND VOID WITHOUT RECOURSE OF ANY KIND BY EITHER THE BIDDER OR COMMISSIONER, ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE CITY.
As part of the bid, each bidder shall submit a full and complete list of all the proposed subcontractors and the class of work to be performed by each, which list shall not be altered without the written consent of the Commissioner.
The Commissioner reserves the right to reject any and all bids at any time, if it is in the best interests of the City, and to waive any informalities in bidding.
Attention is called to the fact that: (a) the successful bidder will not discriminate against any qualified employee or qualified applicant for employment because of sex, race, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, lawful source of income, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, past or present membership in the military service, familial status, or based upon affiliation with, or perceived affiliation with any of these categories as provided by Section 109-9 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinance This provision must be included in all subcontracts. (b) Contractor agrees that they will comply with all applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq. (c) both parties understand that the City is bound by the Wisconsin Public Records Law, and as such all of the terms of this Agreement are subject to and conditioned on the provisions of Wis. Stat. Section 19.21, et seq. Contractor acknowledges that it is obligated to assist the City in retaining and producing records that are subject to Wisconsin Public Records Law, and that the failure to do so shall constitute a material breach of this Agreement, and that the Contractor must defend and hold the City harmless from liability under that law. Except as otherwise authorized, those records shall be maintained for a period of seven (7) years after receipt of final payment under this Agreement.
Successful bidder will be required to complete an Affidavit of Compliance/Disclosure of Participation in or Profits Derived from Slavery by Contractors before contract can be executed, if the company was established in or before 1865.
Work contracted through this Bid will require that a minimum of 40% of the WORKER HOURS be performed by UNEMPLOYED OR UNDEREMPLOYED RESIDENTS of the City of Milwaukee per the provisions of section 309-41 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances. Twenty-five percent of the required RPP hours must be worked by residents of the Special Impact Area zip codes. Successful bidder required to report RPP compliance in contract compliance software system, LCPTracker.
Small Business Enterprise (SBE) requirement for this project is 25% of the contract base bid.
For a complete listing of City of Milwaukee certified SBE firms please contact the Office of Small Business Development at 414-286-5534. More information can be found at www.milwaukee.gov/osbd
This bid includes a Local Business(LBE) incentive in accordance with Chapter 365 Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
COPIES OF THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS MAY BE OBTAINED ELECTRONICALLY AT http://city.milwaukee.gov/Demobids
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