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Projectsimage descriptionPlains Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements 2021

Status: Completed
Owner: City of Plains, Kansas
Plains, Kansas

Bids for the Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements 2021 project will be received electronically on the online plan room of the engineer:, until August 17, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. local time. At that time, the Bids received will be publicly opened and read immediately after the specified closing time. Interested persons may attend live bid opening in person or by live teleconference by dialing 1-785-289-5712 and entering conference ID 334715064#. A link to the video feed of the bid opening will be sent to plan holder’s email addresses on the day prior to bid opening. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be received for a single prime contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis.

Major items of work – Reconstruction of Cell #2 slopes to include, removing and resetting the existing liner on the slopes, regrade and compact embankment with bentonite, 172 tons of bentonite treatment, 1,063 square yards of 4” concrete pavement, seeding and appurtenances as required. Existing sewer facilities shall be kept in operation at all times.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: EBH & Associates, P.A., 596 Airport Road, Goodland, Kansas 67735 Tel: (785) 899-7019; E-Mail:

Bidding Documents may be examined at City Hall in Plains, Kansas, at the Engineer’s Office and at:

Dodge Data & Analytics – 4300 Beltway Place, Suite 180, Arlington, Texas 76018
KCNR, LLC. – 230 Laura, Suite 101, Wichita, Kansas 67211
Construct Connect – 3825 Edwards Road, Suite 800, Cincinnati, Ohio 45209

Bidding Documents: Electronic copies of the bidding documents may be obtained through the Engineer’s website:, by entering your information in the required fields. Addenda, if any and Plan Holders list will also be available through the EBH website Plan Room. Hard copies of the Bidding Documents are available at the Engineer’s office upon depositing $150.00 per set. No refunds will be made. The date that the Bidding Documents are downloaded by the contractor will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

Project Funding – This project is funded by the Kansas Water Pollution Control Revolving Loan Fund provided by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE).

Non-Discrimination in Employment – Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the presidents Executive Order 11246 as amended. Requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in the specifications.

Anti-Discrimination – Bidders on this work, including sub-contractors or vendors, will be required to comply with the Kansas Act Against Discrimination (K.S.A. 44-1001 et. seq.) and the Kansas Age Discrimination in Employment Act (K.S.A. 44-1111 et. seq.). Bidders on this work, including subcontractors and vendors as applicable, will be required to comply with Non-Segregated Facilities, Minority/Women-Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Small Businesses in Rural Areas utilization policies. Requirements for bidders and contractors under these orders and acts are explained in the specifications.

Debarred or Suspended Contractors – Bidders must fully comply with Subpart C of 2 CFR Part 180 and 2 CFR Part 1532, entitled Responsibilities of Participants Regarding Transactions. Contractors, subcontractors, or suppliers that appear on the Excluded Parties List System at are not eligible for award of any contracts funded by the KDHE State Revolving Fund programs.

Davis Bacon Wage Requirements – In accordance with the EPA Guidance Memorandum “Application of Davis-Bacon Act Wage Requirements to Fiscal Year 2010 Clean Water State Revolving Fund and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Assistance Agreements” dated November 30, 2009, all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and sub-contractors on projects funded directly by or assisted in whole or in part by and through this loan agreement shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on projects of a character similar in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with subchapter IV of chapter31 of title 40, United States Code. The Contract Documents must include 29 CFR Part 5.5(a). When the project is advertised for bid there must be a section in the contract documents that lists the required wage rates for workers

Anti-Lobbying – All contracts and subcontracts exceeding $100,000 at any tier under a KWPCRLF Loan Agreement shall comply with the Anti-Lobbying Act, Section 319 of Public Law 101-121, and file an Anti-Lobbying Certification form, and the Disclosure of Lobbying Activities form, if required, to the next tier above.

American Iron and Steel – All of the iron and steel products used in the project must be produced in the United States. The term ‘‘iron and steel products’’ means the following products made primarily of iron or steel – lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials. A Certification form must be submitted with the bid documents.

Labor Standards: The prevailing wage rates of the State of Kansas apply to this contract as do any requirements of the State of Kansas associated with the use of these State Prevailing wages. The prevailing wage rates of the Department of Labor apply to this project.

Bid security in the amount of 5 percent of the bid shall accompany each bid in accordance with Instructions to Bidders.

Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject bids.