NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Franklin, Tennessee will receive sealed bids in the Engineering Department, City Hall, 109 Third Avenue South, Suite 133, Franklin, Tennessee 37064, until 10:00 AM on Friday, May 22, 2020, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following project:


Term Contract for “Asphalt Work” (Contract No. 2020-0060)


The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is City Engineer, City Hall Building; 109 3rd Avenue South; Franklin TN 37064. Bidding Documents may be obtained from the issuing office, beginning at 9:00AM on April 27, 2020, by paying a non-refundable fee of $50 per set of Bidding Documents. Receipt of payment will place Bidder on as approved list. Prospective bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office or by visiting the City of Franklin, TN, Business Opportunities webpage.


All prospective bidders must attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting at 9:00AM on Tuesday May 12, 2020. For information on attending the virtual pre-bid meeting please contact Ben Worley at (615) 791-3254


Each Bid must be submitted on the Bid Form(s) provided in Bid Documents along with the other documents required, including but not limited to the Drug Free Affidavit as required by T.C.A. § 50-9-113, and either accompanied by a Bid Bond Form, properly executed on the form provided or a Certified Check or Cashier’s Check drawn on a FDIC Bank in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Total Bid Price.


The envelope containing the Bidder’s (Contractor’s) Bid must be sealed and contain on the face of the envelope the word “BID”, the name of the Project, COF Contract No., Bidder’s Name, License Number, Classification and Expiration Date in accordance with State Law (TCA § 62-6-119). Electrical, Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning as well as any additionally required Subcontractors’ Name, License Number, Classification and Expiration Date in accordance with State Law (TCA § 62-6-119), and the Time and Date of the Bid Opening shall also appear on the envelope. If the Bid is sent by mail, the sealed envelope shall be enclosed in a separate mailing envelope with the notation “SEALED BID ENCLOSED” on the face thereof.


All Bidders must be licensed Contractors as required by the Contractors Licensing Act of 1994 (TCA Title 62, ch.6).


No Bid may be withdraw within (60) days after the actual date of opening.  Bids received more than ninety-six (96) hours (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and City holidays) before the time set for opening of Bids, as well as Bids received after the time set for opening of Bids, shall not be considered and will be returned unopened.


The City of Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability, in its hiring and employment practices, or in admission to, access to, or operation of it programs, services, and activities with regard to all aspects of this Contract.  By submitting a Bid, the Contractor certifies and warrants it will also comply with such requirements.


The Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Franklin, Tennessee, shall reserve the right to reject any and all Bids if it deems it necessary in the best interest of the citizens of Franklin, Tennessee.  Bids lacking required documents or not submitted in accordance with Tennessee State Bidding Laws will be rejected and may subject Bidder to a one (1) year ban from submittal on future City of Franklin projects. For additional information call Ben Worley, Road Inspector, at (615) 791-3254.



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