Bid Posting Date: October 14, 2021
Project: VHS Walk-in Cooler and Freezer Replacement
Contract Number: 1841
Bids Due: November 23, 2021 at 2:00 Alaska
Pre-Bid Meeting: November 2, 2021 at 3:30 PM Alaska time at the Bus Barn located at 613 W. Egan Dr.
**THIS BID IS BEING HOSTED BY BID EXPRESS** Bid documents are only available online through Bid Express.
In an effort to make the solicitation process more efficient and cost effective for both vendors and the agency, the City of Valdez Capital Facilities Department has adopted an electronic bidding process for this solicitation. Electronic bids must be submitted at the City of Valdez solicitations page on Bid Express here
All bids must be submitted electronically through Bid Express at www.bidexpress.com. Hard copy or paper submissions will not be accepted.
Bids shall be submitted on the forms furnished, or copies thereof, and must be manually signed in ink (except for where electronic signatures are required for bid submission). Original manually signed bid documents will be required from the successful bidder. If erasures or other changes appear on the forms, the person signing the bid must initial each erasure or change.
The Bid Form will provide for quotation or price for all items. Bidders must quote on all items. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Alternative bids will not be acceptable unless requested.
Bids can be modified until the bid deadline on Bid Express. Modification by facsimile or email will NOT be allowed for bids.
Any questions regarding this project should be submitted through Bid Express here
. Deadline for questions is November 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm Alaska time.
Instead of paying paper bidding costs (hand or hired delivery costs), a fee of $35 will be incurred for those who wish to bid electronically on a pay-per solicitation basis. Alternatively, you may subscribe for $50 per month for unlimited electronic bid submission to all agencies that post solicitations on the bidexpress.com website, plus get email notifications by agency/work type/commodity code.
For bidders who wish to utilize the electronic bid bond option, please see the FAQs page regarding electronic bid bonds (bottom of the page in the link).
For additional guidance, please contact the Bid Express team at toll free (888) 352-2439 (select option 1) or at .
Learn more on the vendor resources page or this vendor overview PDF.
The following link will take you to a vendor training video: BidExpress.com® Vendor Training
Bids will be accepted electronically until 2:00 PM Alaska time on November 23, 2021.
The bids will be publicly opened and read at that time.
All bid documents are available here
Bid security in the amount of 5% of the total bid is required.
The City reserves the right to waive any irregularities or informalities in a bid and to reject any and all bids without cause.
Current minimum prevailing wage rates as published by the Alaska Department of Labor must be paid if required by law.
Requirements of the Alaska Employment Preference (AS 36.10) must be met.
The City of Valdez “Standard Specifications and Standard Details” shall be used.