NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed proposals addressed to the Mayor and City Council of Cumberland, Maryland will be received at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, until but not after 2 :00 p.m., local time, on 12/6/2023. Proposals will be publicly opened and read at 2:30 p.m. on that date in City Hall Council Chambers. All proposals must be submitted in duplicate in a sealed envelope, plainly marked on the outside thereof,
DESIGN-BUILD FOR CONSTITUTION PARK TRAILS CITY PROJECT NO. 2022-32-RECR
The City of Cumberland, Maryland is accepting proposals to provide design-build services for the design and construction of multi-use mountain bike and pedestrian trails in Constitution Park in Cumberland, Maryland. The City wishes to hire a qualified firm to provide design and construction documentation, cost analysis, specifications, and construction administration relating to the installation of the proposed trail network. The proposed network is anticipated to include a 2-5 mile length beginner/intermediate level flow loop within the park, a perimeter loop of trails for the purpose of connecting attractions within the park, and connections to adjacent neighborhoods surrounding the park while incorporating existing plan recommendations for recreation initiatives. The City would also like to explore the design and construction of a one mile inclusive immersion trail within the overall design as an add-alternate to the base bid.
A "NON-MANDATORY PREBID SESSION” for the purpose of answering or obtaining answers to questions of parties interested in performing the work, relative to construction details, will be conducted at 9:00
a.m. on 11/21/2023. All parties that have requested a copy of the Contract Documents will receive the link to the teleconference 24 hours prior to the session starting.
A Proposal Guaranty (Bond or Certified Check) in the amount of at least 5% of the total bid shall be submitted with each bid.
The successful bidder will be required to submit a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, for all construction contracts in excess of $100,000, at the time the contract is executed.
The Mayor and City Council reserve the right to waive any technicalities and to reject any or all bids, and to accept any or all proposals which in their judgment is to the best interest of the City.
An electronic copy of the Contract Documents may be obtained from the City of Cumberland online solicitation website, https://www.beaconbid.com/solicitations/city-of-cumberland/.
The City of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOTE TO ALL BIDDERS
If your Proposal Guaranty is being mailed, please send to 57 N. Liberty Street, Cumberland, MD 21502. Guaranties need not arrive prior to bids being due, so long as proper proof of guaranty is provided with the completed online bid submission.
MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF CUMBERLAND
/s/ Allison Layton CITY CLERK