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Revised Dates
Project No. 17016 CDBG 17
Notice is hereby given that Mayes County Rural Water District No. 5 (Mayes #5) hereinafter called the "Owner" will receive sealed bids at their offices located at the 5607 Highway 28 West Adair, OK 74330, until 2:00 p.m. on the 7th day of May 2018.

Water System Improvements - Line Construction
The project includes the following work: 10,700 LF of 12" PVC Water Line; approximately 8,000 LF of bedding material (amounts actually used is what will be paid for) for 12" Water Line; 2 Tie-In 12"/12"; 1 Tie-In 12"/6"; 2 at 50 LF of 12" PE Water Line in 24" PE Casing; Connect PE to PVC with 12"x12" Sleeve, DI, MJ with Retainers; 50 LF 12" PE Water Line in 24" PE Casing; 100 LF Bore under UPRR, 12" PE Water Line in 24" PE Casing; 40 LF Bore under EW520 Road, 12" PE Water Line in 24" PE Casing; 6 Each Bore under Asphalt Drive, 12" PE Water Line in 24" PE Casing; 6 Each Gravel Drive, Backfill with Crusher Run Rock, 12" PE Water Line; 4 Each Field Entrance, Backfill with Crusher Run Rock, 12" PVC; 14 Each - Add Anchors to All 12" PE Pipe at Bores include Extra 10 feet of PE Pipe for each Anchor; 5 each Water Meters Connections; The UPRR Crossing Permit Fees. Concrete encasements required at each PVC to PE connection. A 3" Flush hydrant installed south of the pump house on the new line.
All bids received at said time shall be publicly opened and read aloud. All work shall be performed and all construction and material used and furnished shall be in accordance with the Plans and Specifications prepared by Gary Utter P.E., and on file in the office of the Mayes County Rural Water District No. 5.
The Notice to Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans and Specifications, Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Statutory Payment Bond, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following:

1. Owner: Mayes Co. RWD #5
by mail
P O Box 565
Adair, OK 74330

or physical address
5607 Highway 28 West
Adair, OK 74330


2. Engineer: Gary Utter P.E.
by mail
P O Box 510
Adair, OK 74330

or physical address
9090 N 440 RD
Big Cabin, OK 74332





A pre-bid meeting will be held at the Mayes #5 Office, 5607 Highway 28 West Adair, OK 74330 on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Plans and Specifications can be obtained at the Office of Utter & Associates, Inc., located at 9090 N 440 Road, Big Cabin, Oklahoma 74332-Directions to office; Heading East on Highway 28, approximately 6 ½ miles East of Adair, Oklahoma, turn South (right) on NS 440 Road, Continue South to 9090 N 440 Road, Utter & Associates. Payment Options: All checks shall be made payable to Gary Utter, P.E. BIDDER must purchase plans and specifications from Gary Utter, P.E. either directly ($50.00) or if mailed ($65.00) per set. These amounts are non-refundable. BIDDER must be on plan holders list at Gary Utter, P.E. in order to submit a bid.
Each bidder shall accompany his original bid, with a certified or Cashier's Check on a solvent bank located in Oklahoma or a Bidder's Bond, in the amount of five (5) percent of the amount bid, as a guarantee of his ability to perform the contract bid upon, and that he will enter into a written contract with the Owner to perform said work and/or furnish said materials in accordance with said plans and specifications and furnish the required bonds within ten (10) days after the acceptance of his bid.
Davis Bacon Wage Rates (Federal Wage Rates) apply to the project.
The deposit will be retained by the Owner as, and for, liquidated damages in case the successful bidder fails to enter in said contract and furnish the required bonds provided for in the specifications within the time required. Deposit of the unsuccessful bidders will be returned upon the execution of the Contract and required bonds.
Performance, Maintenance and Statutory Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of the contract price with a Corporate Surety licensed in Oklahoma and approved by the Owner and Engineer, will be required for the faithful performance of the contract. A Maintenance Bond guaranteeing the repair of all damage due to improper materials or workmanship for a period of one (1) year, after the acceptance of the work by the Owner, will be required.
The contract is to be awarded to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bidding and the right to reject any and all bids in accordance with the Oklahoma Competitive Bidding Act. Conditional bids shall not be accepted.
All bids must include assurances that the following provisions will be complied with:
1. Federal Labor Standards Provisions, US Department of Labor, 29 CFR 5;
2. Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1974, as amended; 12 U.S.C. 1701U, which requires that, to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment be given lower-income residents of the project area and contracts for work in substantial part by persons residing in the area of the project;
3. Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, which assures that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, natural origin or sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination;
4. Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities, which assures the bidder does not maintain or provide any segregated facilities;
5. Equal Opportunity Provisions - Executive Order 11246, as amended, which assures non-discrimination;
6. Minority Business Enterprise and Women Business Enterprise provisions which encourage minority-owned business and women-owned businesses to bid on the project;
7. Assurances that surety companies executing bonds appear on the Treasury Department's list and are authorized to transact business in the State where the project is located.
April 9, 2018, 2018
Gene Miller
Chairman, Mayes County RWD #5

Educating our Children about Water

Educating our Children about Water

April 01, 2018

Valuing and protecting our natural resources is more than just a nice idea; it’s a global necessity. And one crucial way of ensuring a future in which every child has clean water to drink is by teaching those children to conserve and care for our resources— right now. The folks at Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) are committed to doing exactly that. They “envision a world in which action-oriented education enables every child to understand and value water, ensuring a sustainable future.” Project WET is working hard to “develop and deliver the world's best water education resources, organize special water events, manage a worldwide network of local implementing partners and advocate for the role of water education in solving the world's most pressing water issues.”  Project WET

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