ADVERTISEMENT AND INVITATION FOR BIDS PROJECT: First Time Potable Water Service to the Mathis Acres

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First Time Potable Water

Service to the Mathis Acres Colonia

Water Plant Improvements

on behalf of the Old Marbach School Water Supply


for the County of Live Oak

(TxCDBG Project No. 712035)

SWE Project No. 0488-001-12

Receive bids until:

4:00 P.M.,

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at

Live Oak County

Auditor’s Office,

(301 Houston Street,

Room 302),

P. O. Box 699,

George West, Texas 78022

Bids publicly opened and

read aloud:

9:00 A.M.,

Friday, March 28, 2014


Commissioners Court


Street/Mailing Address:

301 East Houston Street

George West, Texas 78022

Project Description:

The project will consist of new pumps, new pressure tank, new chemical feed equipment, electrical improvements, new pressure reducing valve and vault, and piping improvements at the existing water plant in the Hideaway Hills Water System. The project will also require the removal of the existing pumps and pressure tank.

Bid/Contract Documents including Drawings and Technical Specifications are on file and may be examined at the following locations:


307 St. Lawrence Street,

Gonzales, Texas 78629

Phone: (830) 672-7546

FAX: (830) 672-2034

Plans and Specifications are available at the office of Southwest Engineers, Inc. in three different formats:

Hard Copy - $80.00


CD in PDF Format - $30.00


Download - $25.00


A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid. A certified check or bank draft payable to the County of Live Oak may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond.

The County of Live Oak requires Payment and Performance Bonds in 100% of the contract amount.

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) Wage Rate, as issued by the Texas Department of Rural Affairs and contained in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin. Adherence to the grant recipient’s Section 3 Policy is required for contracts and subcontracts in excess of $100,000.00.

The County of Live Oak reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in the bidding.

Bids may be held by the County for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidder's qualifications prior to the contract award.

All contractors and/or subcontractors who are debarred, suspended, or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation on federal assistance programs may not undertake any activity in part or in full under this project.

March 4, 2014


The Honorable Jim Huff

County Judge