INVITATION TO BIDDERS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Cascade County Public Works and the Board of Commissioners will receive sealed bids for the removal and new installation of approximately 2500 LNFT of Slat Master Chain Linked Fence & Multiple Gates, at the Montana ExpoPark, located at 400 3rd St NW, Great Falls, MT. 59405. Specifications for the job, may be obtained by contacting Les Payne, Director, Cascade County Public Works, 279 Vaughn S Frontage Road, Great Falls, MT 59404; Phone (406) 454-6920 or at cascadecountymt.gov/bids.
Bids are due and will be opened and read aloud on the 28th day of January 2022, at the time of 1:00 o’clock p.m. at Cascade County Public Works, located at 279 Vaughn S Frontage Rd, Great Falls, Montana. No electronic/digital media bids are allowed. Late bids will be returned unopened.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on Thursday January 20th at 1:00 PM. at the Montana ExpoPark site, 400 3rd Street NW Great Falls, MT, 59404. Any bid submissions received from bidders who are not represented at the mandatory pre-bid conference will not be accepted.
Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid bond payable to Cascade County in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid for this project. The successful bidder shall forfeit to Cascade County their bid security if they fail or refuse to enter into a contract within the time specified. Bid security of unsuccessful bidders shall be returned upon acceptance of the successful bid.
All bids shall remain effective for a period of thirty (90) days from the date of opening. Cascade County reserves the right to consider or reject any and all bids, and further to waive any defects or irregularities. All bidders must use the bid form supplied with the specifications. A contract will be awarded to the lowest and most responsible bidder.
All bidders are expected to be aware of and to abide by all state and federal statues, rules, and regulations governing the solicitation and acceptance of public contracts, including any such statute, rule or regulation relating to non-discrimination.
The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities, or to accept any bid they deem to be in the best interest of Cascade County.
DATED this 11 day of January 2022
Les Payne, Director
Cascade County Public Works Department
(Publish Jan 16th, Jan 19th, and Jan 23rd)