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How to obtain bid packages

Bid Packages may be obtained at the 614 Greensboro Ave. Tuscaloosa Alabama 35401 or email Erin Wiggins.

Invitation to Bid: Bowers Park Pool Improvements

Printable Bid Advertisement

Sealed   bids   will   be   received   by   PARA,  a  Public Corporation,   in    the   Administrative Office, 614 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL, on  the   29th day of July              , 2014, until 2:00, pm.,  o'clock,  local  time,  and  then  publicly opened  and   read  for  the  furnishing of all labor and material (where required) and equipment for performing a public works project according to the plans, details, specifications and Contract Documents. 


            Award of the contract will be made within forty-five (45) calendar days from the date of the bid opening.


1.  The Project: 

A. The Project shall be known as Bower’s Pool Complex Renovation, and the general       character of said public works project shall consist of the following:


Renovation of Bower’s Pool Complex.  The construction of two large waterslides along with the supporting electrical services that are required to operate the slides. Removal of a portion of the existing fence as well as a shade canopy structure.                                                 


            B.  The approximate quantities of said Project are as follows:         


                 Installation of waterslide and electrical services to the slide feature.


C.  Time of Construction:  From the date stated in the Notice to Proceed, the Project        time of construction is 120 consecutive calendar days.


2.  Plans and Specifications: 


Plans, specifications and all related Contract Documents can be acquired at Tuscaloosa Blueprinting located at 1926 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


  1. Plans, specifications and Contract Documents may be obtained at the above location upon a refundable deposit of $1000.00, which amount does not exceed twice the cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution of each set of such documents.  Deposits by prime Contractor bidders are refundable in full upon return of all documents in reusable condition within ten (10) days of bid opening. Additional sets of bid documents for prime Contractor bidders, subcontractors, vendors or dealers may be obtained upon payment of the same deposit.  Such deposits will be refunded, less the cost of printing, reproduction, handling and distribution, if all the documents are returned in reusable condition within ten (10) days of bid opening.




5.  Bid Bonds:   Each bidder must submit with its bid a cashier's check drawn on an Alabama bank or a fully executed bid bond on the form that is contained in the Contract Documents executed by a surety company duly authorized and qualified to make bond in the State of Alabama.  All bonds, sureties and/or cashier checks will be made payable to PARA for an amount not less than 5 percent of PARA's or its engineers or architects estimated cost of the Project or of the total bid in the proposal, but in no event more than $10,000.00.



7.  Pre-Bid Conference:  A Pre-Bid Conference is required for this Project.  It will be held at the PARA offices at 11:00am on July 22nd, 2014.  The Pre-bid conference is mandatory. 


NOTE:      All bidders are advised to carefully read the Instructions to Bidders contained in the Contract Documents, which provisions and requirements are adopted herein by reference.




                                                                        Gary Minor, Executive Director

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