Notice to Bidders
The Livonia Housing Commission, Livonia, Michigan, will receive sealed bids in its offices at 19300 Purlingbrook Road., 48152, Livonia Michigan until 11:00 a.m. local time, on August 5, 2021. A public opening will follow shortly afterwards. Any bid received after this time will not be considered. All work shall be performed per the plans and specifications prepared by Design House Architects and Designers, LLC, 10484 Range line Road, Berrien Springs, MI. Bid work shall consist of low-slope, Roof Replacement at McNamara Tower 1 apartment building and minor repairs of associated work at the above address. All bids shall be executed on forms provided in the specifications or approved equal provided by the bidder. The award will be made at the Livonia Housing Commission regularly held board meeting on August 18, 2021.
Each bid must include a "non-collusion" affidavit and fully enclosed HUD 5369-A form, and a Bid Bond in the amount of five (5) percent of the amount of the bid. This bond will be forfeit in case of any failure to enter into the contract at the bid price after notification of acceptance of such bid.
Section 3 Performance as well as all other forms as outlined in the specifications must accompany all bids. Both the Architect and Housing Commission desire all prime contractors submitting bids to encourage all minority subcontractors to perform any portions of the work which will not be performed by the contractors forces or could be performed by the minority subcontractor. Bidders must submit written evidence that they have solicited quotations from qualified Section 3 subcontractors at the time the bidder submits its bid to the Housing Commission for all portions of work the bidder is not proposing to complete with his forces. The Architect and Housing Commission also desire that the prime contractor will make an attempt at the hiring of those housing residents that can perform any function of the work successfully. All bidders shall comply with HUD Section 3 Clause of regulation 24 C.F.R. part 135.
The Housing Commission is in no way obligated to accept the lowest or any other bid submitted and reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The Housing Commission also may waive informalities in any bid if it judges to do so and to defer the acceptance or rejection of such bids until the financial arrangements for the project bid are completed.
Plans and Specifications may be obtained from: The Livonia Housing Commission, 19300 Purlingbrook Road, 48152, Livonia Michigan on or after July 19, 2021 . A deposit of Fifty ($50.00) Dollars is required of Prime Contractors for each set of Drawings and Specifications up to a maximum of three (3) sets. The deposit is refundable in full only if:
1. The Drawings and Specifications are returned within ten (10) days after the bid date.
2. The Drawings and Specifications are in useable condition as determined by the Architect.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at 11:00 am, July 27, 2021 at the Livonia Housing Commission offices. Site visits beyond this meeting will be by appointment only and made through the Housing office by contacting Mr. Robert Carver at cell #734-637-5492.
Contractor awarded project will provide an acceptable Performance and Payment bond equal to 100% of the contracted price. These bonds shall conform to the forms prescribed by the State Board of Accounts.
Plans, Specifications, and Instructions to Bidders are on file at The Livonia Housing Commission offices for review and Design House Architects and Designers, LLC, 574-276-1411.