INVITATION TO BID – Bid #22-5521-R – Remove and Install Perimeter Fence

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Naples Airport Authority (NAA) invites sealed bids from qualified Contractors to perform the following work, which is described in detail in the Bid Documents which may be obtained by clicking the following links:

BID NO. 22-5521-R_Perimeter_Fence_BidSetPlans_20230124

BID NO. 22-5521-R_Perimeter_Fence_BidSet_ProjectManual_20230124

Bid Opening Location:     Naples Airport, 160 Aviation Drive North – 2nd Floor Larson Conference Room, Naples, Florida 34104

Bid Submittal Deadline:  Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 10:00 am local time

The project includes removal of existing 6’ high galvanized chain link fence and replacement with 7’ high, black, PVC coated chain-link fence.  It also includes installation of manual swing gates, replacement of one electric slide gate and operator, and associated incidental activities necessary to complete the work in accordance with the specifications and drawings.

All interested prime contractors are strongly urged to attend a Pre-Bid Conference and site visit scheduled for Wednesday February 8, at 10:00 a.m. E.T. at the Naples Airport, General Aviation Terminal, 2nd Floor Larson Conference Room, 160 Aviation Drive North, Naples, Florida 34104.

Questions may be submitted until 5:00 pm, Tuesday, February 21, 2023, to Mike Harris at as a Microsoft Word document. No questions will be accepted after that time. Answers to all questions will be compiled into an addendum and posted above on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Prospective Bidders are encouraged to monitor the website for posting of addenda until the submittal deadline.

Bidders shall not contact City of Naples Airport Authority Employees, Agents, City of Naples Elected Officials, or the Engineer to discuss the project.

Prospective Bidders shall make sure that bids are mailed or delivered to the City of Naples Airport Authority, (address above) no later than the deadline specified, using the forms furnished with and conforming to the requirements of the Bid Documents. A bid bond or certified cashier’s check payable to the City of Naples Airport Authority, equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid amount must be enclosed with the bid. The NAA assumes no responsibility for bids received after the bid submittal time or at any location other than that specified, no matter what the reason. Late bids will not be opened and will not be considered for award. No bidder may withdraw his bid within a period of ninety (90) days after the actual date of opening thereof.
Bidders are advised that the project will be funded in part by an FDOT grant. Also, some typical Federal mandatory provisions will apply to the contract. Among these are:

General Civil Rights Provisions
Civil Rights – Title VI Assurance
Federal Fair Labor Standards Act
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970

A full listing along with the text of the referenced provisions is included in the contract documents and specifications.
All Bidders must be licensed in accordance with Florida Laws. The Authority recognizes fair and open competition as a basic tenet of public procurement. Respondents doing business with the Authority are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, handicap, age or sex. The NAA has a progressive Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises Program in place and encourages Disadvantaged, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to participate in its ITB process.
The City of Naples Airport Authority reserves the right to waive any formalities, technicalities, or irregularities in; or reject any or all Bids; or to re-advertise for Bids and award or refrain from awarding the Contract for the Work.
The City of Naples Airport Authority adheres to the American with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications for access to Airport services, programs and activities. Please call (239) 643-0733 for further information. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the event in order to allow the NAA time to provide the requested services.

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