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Request for Proposals

Notice is hereby given the Porter County Municipal Airport Authority (PCMAA) will receive sealed proposals for the East End Hangar Sanitary Sewer and Water Service project until 8:00 AM, local time, on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at the PCMAA Terminal Building, located at 4101 Murvihill Road, Valparaiso, Indiana.

A mandatory pre-qualification conference will be held at 2:00 PM, local time, on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at the PCMAA Terminal Building.

General Project Description

This project consists of the following three separate work items:

1) Furnish and install approximately 190 l.f of 12” DIP water main and associated appurtenances along Murvihill Road.

2) Furnish and install approximately 2,200 l.f. of 1” type “K” copper service line and 340 l.f. of 6” C-900 PVC sanitary sewer line and associated appurtenances behind hangars between taxiways “R” and “S”.

3) Furnish and install approximately 480 l.f. of 6” DIP water main, one fire hydrant and 330 l.f. of 6” C-900 PVC sanitary sewer line and associated appurtenances behind hangars along the east side of taxiway “S”.

General Project Requirements

1) Award of Contract. Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Regular PCMAA Board Meeting held at the PCMAA Terminal Building on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Proposals shall remain in open and in full force for a period of 60 days after opening. The PCMAA anticipates completing all three work items of this project in 2011. The PCMAA reserves the right to waive any informalities, reject any and/or all proposals for any reason or no reason. The PCMAA will award a contract, or contracts, for the work, based on proposals received, to the lowest responsible and responsive contractor, that will, in the sole judgment of the PCMAA, best serve the interests of the PCMAA.

2) Project Schedule. Project shall be substantially complete within 60 days of receiving Notice-to-Proceed, and shall be fully completed within 90 days of receiving Notice-to-Proceed.

3) Pay Requests and Retainage. Pay requests shall be processed and paid monthly based on work completed to date. Retainage shall withheld from monthly pay requests and released within 30 days of acceptance of final project completion. Retainage shall be 10% of the amount of the monthly pay request.

4) Contractor’s staging area. The contractor may use the area inside the east end gate for equipment and material storage and other project staging needs.

5) Proposal Requirements

Each proposal shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope and addressed as follows:

“East End Hangar Sanitary Sewer and Water Service Project”

Porter County Municipal Airport Authority

4207 Murvihill Road

Valparaiso, IN 46383

Each proposal shall include the following information

1) Contractor’s name, business address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address.

2) Principal officer or owner and proposed project superintendent name(s).

3) Identification of proposed subcontractors, if any.

4) References for similar type work.

Payment and performance bond in the amount of 100% of the proposed contract amount. Bond shall be in full force and effect for a period of 12 months after acceptance of the work by the PCMAA.

Proof of liability insurance.

Fully executed non-collusion affidavit, Form 96.

The attached bid forms, filled out in their entirety.

Each proposal shall include all materials and labor necessary to complete the work as shown on the project plans.

6) Project plans. Project plans are available from NPES, LLC, located at 158 South Napoleon Street, Suite 105, Valparaiso, Indiana, 46383, (219)462-8050, for a non-refundable fee of $30.

Technical Specifications

I ) Sanitary Sewer

Sanitary sewer construction and materials shall meet the specifications of the City of Valparaiso. These specifications are available on-line and at Valparaiso City Hall. (www.valparaisoutilities.org) Questions regarding these specifications may be directed to Mr. Mike Steege at the City of Valparaiso. (219)462-6174 x-1368

Sanitary sewer pipe shall be 6” diameter, C-900, PVC pipe Individual service taps shall be made with a 6” x 6” x 6” “wye” fitting.

Individual service stubs shall be plugged and marked per the details shown on the plans.

Number 6, bare, copper tracer wire shall be installed with the sanitary sewer pipe.

II) Water Main

Water main and service line construction and materials shall meet the requirements of the City of Valparaiso. These specifications are available on-line and at Valparaiso City Hall. (www.valparaisoutilities.org) Questions regarding these specifications may be directed to Mr. Chuck McIntire at the Valparaiso Water Department. (219)462-6174 x-1316.

1” diameter water service lines shall be continuous, 1” diameter, type-K copper pipe.

12” diameter water main shall be pressure class 350 ductile iron pipe.

6” diameter water main shall be thickness class 52 ductile iron pipe.

12” and 6” gate valves shall be Clow.

Fire hydrant shall be U.S. Pipe Metropolitan M-94 w/mj shoe.

1” corp. stops shall be Ford FB 1000-4Q Compression.

1” shut-off valves and boxes shall be Ford B44-444-Q Compression and Tyler.

III) Miscellaneous

All disturbed areas shall be finish graded to match surrounding areas.

All disturbed areas shall be seeded upon completion of finish grading.

Existing wells shall be abandoned.

(May 3, 10, 2011)