Call for Bids - Bridger Valley Transfer Station

Notice of Call for Bids is hereby given by Uinta County for a general contract to perform site operations and hauling at the Bridger Valley Transfer Station. The time period for this contract is October 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023. All work shall be in conformance with the permits issued to Uinta County by the State of Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ/SHWD) file #50.820 and file #10.650.

Sealed bids will be received until 10 am on the 11th day of September, 2019 at the Uinta County Clerk’s Office, 225 9th Street, Evanston, Wyoming, 82930.  

A certified check or bid bond in the sum of ten percent (10%) of annual bid must be filed with said bid, to be forfeited to Uinta County as liquidated damages, if the bidder is awarded the contract and fails to enter into a contract with Uinta County.

The successful bidder must furnish a Payment Bond guaranteeing payment of labor and materials there under. Said bond is to be in the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) and in substance, form, and execution as shall be approved by Uinta County Attorney.

Payments will be made by Uinta County to the Contractor on a monthly basis for the items completed in accordance with the unit prices bid on the Bid Proposal for all work completed at the end of each month.

QUALIFICATIONS OF BIDDERS: Uinta County shall make such investigations as it deems necessary to determine the qualifications and experience of the bidder relative to transfer station operations. The bidder shall complete and submit with the bid proposal all such prequalification information and data for this purpose as shown on the bid proposal form. If the bidder does not supply applicable information with the bid, Uinta County may determine the bidder is unresponsive and may disqualify the bid.
 
A MANDATORY Bidders meeting followed by a tour of the Project will be convened at 1:00 p.m. on August 22 at the Uinta County library located at 322 2nd Street, Mountain View, Wyoming.  A site visit will be offered following the meeting.  Construction is still underway, so be prepared to wear a hard hat and reflective safety vest at the site. The transfer station is located on 10 acres in the SE1/4 of Section 10, T16N, R115W, Uinta County, Wyoming. Notice is hereby given that attendance at the Bidders meeting is MANDATORY for all prospective general bidders. Subcontractors are invited to attend but need not be present if represented by a general bidder.  Uinta County will reject bids submitted from any bidder who failed to attend the Bidders meeting.

The purpose of the meeting and site visit is to familiarize all bidders with the various aspects of the Work and to allow prospective bidders to ask questions concerning the Work. The bidder meeting, however, does not relieve bidders from the responsibility of familiarizing and informing themselves of the extent and character of the Work as required by the Contract Documents. Questions may be directed to the Facilities Manager outside the bid tour; however, they must be in writing. The Facilities Manager shall respond in writing, sharing the request and response with all plan holders of record. No questions received after September 5, 2019 shall be answered.

 All bids shall be opened and the total of each bid read on the 11th day of September, 2019 at approximately 10:05 a.m. in the Uinta County Complex Commissioners Meeting Room, 225 9th Street, Evanston, Wyoming. The contract, if awarded, shall be awarded to the bidder who, in the opinion of Uinta County Commission, is the most responsive low bidder.

Uinta County shall have the power to reject any and all bids or waive any informality in same.  Nothing in this document guarantees award of a contract once the bids are opened.  No bidder will be allowed to withdraw his/her bid for a period of forty-five (45) days or until the successful bidder has entered into a contract with Uinta County, whichever occurs first. Opened bids shall be available for public review after the contract has been finalized.

Uinta County further notifies all prospective bidders or proposers that this bid is being let in accordance with: Wyoming Statutes § 16-6-101 through 16-6-103, 16-6-111, and 16-6-201 through 16-6-206 which provides for preferences for resident Contractors and laborers; and Wyoming Statutes § 35-11-1209 which provides that Uinta County shall not issue a contract unless the bidder meets certain eligibility requirements.

Plans, specifications and the bid form may be obtained from:

Information Desk
225 9th Street
Evanston, WY 82930
(307) 783-0301

Plans and the current DEQ permit are also available for public review at the Public Works  office:

Uinta County Public Works

225 9th Street

Evanston, WY 82930

(307) 799-5511