Invitation for Bids Midisett Field, Rushville, Nebraska AIP PROJECT NO. 3-31-0070-06

Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. local time, on June 7, 2017, at Olsson Associates, 601 “P” Street, Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68508 and then publicly opened and read aloud, for the purchase of the following equipment:  

Snow Removal Equipment with Attachments

(Carrier Vehicle - Industrial 4x4 Tractor and Attachments - Rotary Plow (Snow Blower – Rear Mounted) and Power Reversible Snow Plow – Front Frame Mounted)

Specifications and bid documents are on file and may be inspected at:

Olsson Associates, 601 P Street, Suite 200, (P.O. Box 84608), Lincoln, NE 68501

City of Rushville, City Hall, 208 Conrad Street, Rushville, NE 69360

Nebr. Department of Aeronautics, 3431 Aviation Road, Suite 150, Lincoln, NE 68524

A complete set of specifications, contract documents and proposal form MUST be obtained from Olsson Associates at the above address. Bid proposals shall be made only on the forms provided by Olsson. Questions regarding bids shall be directed to Curtis Christianson consulting engineer at the above address or phone 402-474-6311.

Each proposal must be accompanied by a bid guaranty in the amount of five (5) percent of the total amount of the bid. The bid guaranty may be a cashier’s check, a certified check on a solvent bank or a bid bond made payable to Rushville Airport Authority.  

Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed 120 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of evaluating bids prior to award of contract.

It is the intent of the Owner to award the contract to the responsive and responsible bidder that submits the most advantageous bid. The right is reserved by the Owner to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in the bids received.

This procurement action is governed by all applicable local, State and Federal regulations. Federal provisions include are not limited to the following:

Executive Order 11246 and DOL Regulation 41 CFR PART 60 - Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity

DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 29 - Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension and Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace

DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 30 - Denial of Public Works Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Procurement Market Access to U.S. Contractors (Foreign Trade Restriction).

TITLE 49 United States Code, CHAPTER 501 – Buy American Preferences

By: Rushville Airport Authority

Rushville, Nebraska

Published: May 17, May 24 and May 31, 2017