NOTICE TO BIDDERS
SEALED BIDS for the MAHINAHINA WATER TREATMENT PLANT CONTROLS UPGRADE, LAHAINA, MAUI, HAWAII, DWS JOB NO. 16-04-C, will be received on the basis of MULTI-STEP SEALED BIDDING. For the unpriced first phase, technical offers referred to as the “Request for Qualifications” will be received in a sealed envelope, furnished by the Department, until 10:00 A.M. (Hawaii Standard Time) on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018, at the office of the Director of Water Supply of the County of Maui, located on the fifth floor of the Kalana O Maui Building, 200 South High Street, Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii 96793. AFTER EVALUATION OF SUBMITTED REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS, qualified bidders whose Qualifications are determined acceptable will be invited to submit sealed price bids, which will be received by the Director of the Department of Water Supply, Kalana O Maui Building, 5th Floor, 200 South High Street, Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii 96793, until 2:00 P.M. (Hawaii Standard Time) on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018, at which time and place sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The project involves the following: electrical work and system integration for the Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems at the Mahinahina Water Treatment Plant.
A compact disk (CD) containing the bid documents for this MAHINAHINA WATER TREATMENT PLANT CONTROLS UPGRADE project may be purchased from the Engineering Division of the Department of Water Supply at a cost of TEN DOLLARS ($10.00). There will be no refund for these bid documents once they are purchased. Payment shall be in the form of cash, check or money order payable to “Department of Water Supply”.
A pre-bid conference and project inspections are scheduled as follows:
8:00 AM, on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 – Pre-bid conference and Inspection - Piiholo WTP
1:00 PM, on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 – Pre-bid inspection @ Mahinahina WTP
Site Addresses: Piiholo WTP – 8:00 AM Mahinahina WTP – 1:00 PM
End of Kahakapao Rd. Gate @ Akahela St.
Makawao State Forest Preserve AKA – Kapalua Airport Rd.
Makawao, Hawaii 96768 Lahaina, Hawaii 96761
All Bidders who have not participated in the previous meetings are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference and site inspections. An onsite inspection of all areas within the scope of work shall be performed by the System Integrator prior to submission of the bid proposal.
Bidders planning to attend the pre-bid conference(s) are requested to call 808-270-7835 and inform the Department of Water Supply of their intent to attend the conference(s) at least THREE (3) days prior to the date of each pre-bid conference. Bidders who attended the previous meeting and tours are not required to attend this second set of meetings and inspections since they will be identical to the original meetings and inspections.
To be eligible to bid, bidders shall possess applicable and valid State of Hawaii contractor’s licenses to perform the work. Bidders must NOT be more than 180 days over the Contract Time (without approved Time Extensions) on any current Department of Water Supply Capital Improvement Projects. This includes subsidiary companies and subcontractors.
Bids must be accompanied by an acceptable form of bid security in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the base bid, including additives, payable to the "Department of Water Supply" and in compliance with Section 103D-323, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as amended.
MARK R WALKER, Director of Finance
Department of Finance
County of Maui