NOTICE TO BIDDERS
(Chapter 103D, HRS)

Sealed bids for JOB NO. 2011-971, CONSTRUCTION OF THE KAPULENA WELL DEVELOPMENT, PHASE 2 AND SUPPORTING FACILITIES, District of Hamakua, County of Hawai’i, State of Hawai’i, will be received by the Department of Water Supply, County of Hawai’i, at:
1) 345 Kekuanao’a Street, Suite 20, Hilo, Hawai’i, OR
2) Office of the Mayor, West Hawai’i Civic Center,
  75-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building C, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i, until October 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. when they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the time fixed for opening or delivered elsewhere other than specified herein will not be considered.
This project generally consists of the construction of a production well, control/chlorination building, booster pump station modifications, concrete reservoir, all-weather road, associated water lines, civil site work, and SCADA improvements.
One (1) compact disc containing the OFFICIAL plans, specifications, instructions, and terms and conditions may be obtained at the Office of the Manager-Chief Engineer, Suite 20, 345 Kekuanao’a Street, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720 at no charge to the company.  Any additional compact discs will be provided upon receipt of TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS ($25.00) per compact disc, in cash or in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, or company check, made payable to the Department of Water Supply, which is non-refundable.  The Department of Water Supply will, at the request of the bidder, forward by mail any plans, specifications and forms in electronic format.  The Department will not assume responsibility for the timely delivery and receipt of the bidding documents by the prospective bidder(s).
Prospective bidders must file with the Manager-Chief Engineer their "Intent to Bid" no later than ten (10) calendar days prior to the time advertised for opening of bids.
The original executed and notarized Standard Qualification Questionnaire for Offerors form ("SQQO") provided by the Department of Water Supply is required to be filed with the Manager-Chief Engineer for evaluation no later than eight (8) days prior to the time advertised for the opening of bids unless the bidder has previously filed a Questionnaire within the previous two (2) years of the date of opening of bids.
A pre-bid conference will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the Manager-Chief Engineer Main Office Conference Room, Suite 20, 345 Kekuanao’a Street, Hilo, Hawai’i.  All potential interested bidders, offerors, subcontractors, and union representatives are invited to attend
The bid opening and pre-bid meeting(s) required for this project (if any, as set forth above) are scheduled at venues that are accessible to persons with disabilities.  To request an auxiliary aid or for language interpretation services, please contact the Department of Water Supply at (808) 961-8050 no less than five (5) working days prior to the established meeting date(s).
The Department of Water Supply reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids, and to waive informalities.
Dated at Hilo, Hawai’i, this 17th day of July 2015.

    BY AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT     OF WATER SUPPLY, COUNTY OF HAWAI’I

    _____________________
    Keith K. Okamoto, P.E.
    Manager-Chief Engineer

The Department of Water Supply is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

Posted on the Internet on July 24, 2015 at:
State of Hawai’i, State Procurement Office website (http://hawaii.gov/spo)
Department of Water Supply website (http://www.hawaiidws.org)

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