(First published in The Hays Daily News March 16, 2017)


March 14, 2017



Sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, will be received by the City of Hays, Kansas, at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, until 3:00 P.M., Prevailing Time, April 18, 2017 for the Water Treatment Plant CO2 Replacement Project, COH Project No. 2017-05. This project consists of the following:

1. Engineering service for a single construction scope of work for a new CO2 storage tank, CO2 feed equipment, site work, processing pipe, structural, electrical, and related details including the following.

a. A new 30-ton CO2 storage tank north of the existing secondary basins.

b. A concrete foundation pad and/or supports for the new CO2 storage tank.

c. New CO2 feed equipment and site location.

d. Power supply to the new CO2 storage tank and feed equipment.

e. Provide acceptable storage tank manufacturers and manufacturers of CO2 feed equipment to generate carbonic acid.

At said time and place, and promptly thereafter, all Proposals that have been duly received will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a cashier's check, a certified check or a bid bond, payable to the City of Hays, Kansas, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid.

Each bidder to whom a contract is awarded in excess of $100,000.00 will be required to furnish a Contract Bond and Payment Bond executed on the specific forms and acceptable to the City of Hays, Kansas, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount Bid.

Contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the Water Resources Department, 1000 Vine Street, Hays, KS 67601 (PH# 785-628-7380).

Contract Documents may be obtained from the City of Hays Water Resources Department, with a deposit of $20.00 (Twenty Dollars) made payable to the City of Hays. There will be no refund of the deposit. The contract documents become the property of the prospective bidder and are not returnable.

All prospective bidders are invited to attend a pre-bid meeting, which will be held on April 11, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. at the Department of Water Resources Conference Room, 1000 Vine St., Hays, Kansas.

City of Hays reserves the right to reject or accept any and all bids/proposals, to waive any irregularities in such bids/proposals, and to accept such bids/proposals that are the most responsive and best suits the City of Hays.

No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of 45 (forty-five) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the written consent of the City of Hays, Kansas.


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(Last published in The Hays Daily News March 19, 2017)