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Electric Transmission and Distribution Vegetation Management, Trimming, and Removal Services Bid

Sealed proposals will be received by the City’s Electric Department at 2108 Royal Street, Harrisonville, Missouri, 64701 until 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at which time proposals for:

ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION VEGETATION MANAGEMENT, TRIMMING, AND REMOVAL SERVICES

Will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The work under this Contract consists of the following:

Furnish all labor, equipment, transportation, and other means necessary for tree trimming, removal, and disposal associated with maintenance along the City of Harrisonville’s electric transmission and distribution lines. These lines are located within street rights-of-way and easements on private properties some of which may not be readily accessible.

All equipment, material and workmanship must be in accordance with the Plans, Specifications and other Contract Documents in the Project Manual on file with the City of Harrisonville, Missouri. Copies of plans and specifications can be seen or purchased for a Non-Refundable fee on-line at www.drexeltech.com in their eDistribution plan room, additional assistance is available at . Information regarding this project can be found in the "Public Jobs" link on the website. Contractors desiring the Contract Documents for use in preparing bids may also obtain a set of such documents from Drexel Technologies; 10840 West 86th Street, Lenexa, KS 66214, telephone number is 913-371-4430.

No bid bond or security is required.

The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any technicalities, irregularities or informalities therein, to determine which is the lowest and best bid to accept. Bid may be modified or withdrawn by written request of the bidder received in the office of the Purchasing/Property Controller, prior to the time and date for bid opening.

All wages paid for work under this Contract shall comply with requirements of the Prevailing Wage Law of the State of Missouri, Missouri Public Law 294, Sec. 290.210 through Sec. 290.340, R.S.Mo. 1969, as amended and prevailing wages as established by the U. S. Department of Labor.

Nondiscrimination in Employment: Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President's Executive Order No. 11246, Title VI and Section 3 of the 1968 HUD Act as pertaining to Equal Employment Opportunity through Affirmative Action. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in the Project Manual.

Tax Exempt Status: All or certain items required for this contract are for the constructing, repairing, or remodeling of facilities for an exempt entity and qualify for exemption from State and local sales and use taxes under R.S.Mo 144.062. The Instruction to Bidders and Regulations of the Contract include tax exemption provisions covering the submission of the application for tax exemption determination by the Bidder awarded the Contract.

Enrollment in Federal Work Authorization Program
Bidders are informed that pursuant to Section 285.530, RSMo, as a condition of the award of any
contract in excess of five thousand dollars ($5,000.00), the successful bidder shall, by sworn affidavit and provision of documentation, affirm its enrollment and participation in a federal work authorization program with respect to the employees working in connection to the contracted services. Successful bidders shall also sign an affidavit affirming that it does not knowingly employ any person who is an unauthorized alien in connection to the contracted services.

Safety Training
Bidders are informed that the Project is subject to the requirements of Section 292.675, RSMo, which requires all contractors or subcontractors doing work on the Project to provide, and require its on-site employees to complete, a ten (10) hour course in construction safety and health approved by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) or a similar program approved by the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations which is at least as stringent as an approved OSHA program. The training must be completed within sixty (60) days of the date work on the Project commences. On-site employees found on the worksite without documentation of the required training shall have twenty (20) days to produce such documentation.