Public Notice

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS City of Southport Taylor Field

Sealed bids for the project entitled Taylor Field will be received by the City of Southport until 10:00 a.m. local time on March 15, 2022, in the City of Southport City Hall Council Chambers located at 1029 N Howe Street, Southport, North Carolina. At said place and time, all Bids that have been duly received, will be publicly opened and read aloud.

A Pre-Bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time, March 8, 2022, at the project site located at 409 E Nash Street, Southport, North Carolina. Attendance at this conference is not required, however, it is highly recommended.

General Scope of Work: The City of Southport proposes to construct an asphalt parking lot, asphalt walking trail, two dog park areas, three outdoor fitness stations, a picnic shelter, and associated site improvements including, but not limited to: chain link fencing and gates, signage, pavement markings and landscaping. The project site is located on the existing Taylor Field site in city limits. The proposed project is intended to improve the existing public park site. Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation will be responsible for the installation of the site lighting.

The Bidding Documents for the project may be examined at the following locations during normal business hours:

City of Southport
City Hall Council Chambers 1029 N Howe St., Southport, North Carolina McGill Associates, PA

Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at for a fee of $50 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bids” link and by entering Quest Project Number 8137079. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or [email protected].

Each bid shall be accompanied with a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC or a Bid Bond prepared on the form of Bid Bond contained in the Bidding Documents or a Surety Company’s standard form and properly executed by a corporate surety licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The amount of the bid bond shall be equal to five (5) percent of the total of the bid. The bid deposit shall be retained by the Owner if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract or fails to provide the required bonds, as stated above, within ten (10) days after the proper notice of award of the contract.

Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87.

Bidders are encouraged to only secure project bid documents as noted above. Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any source other than the Engineer and their representative plan provider, QuestCDN. Each Bidder shall be responsible for the review of all addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda on the bid form.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive informalities, or to reject non-conforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids. The Owner reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder or bidders, taking into consideration quality, performance and time.