Sealed bids for the removal of all solid wastes, scrap tires, and scrap tire materials located within, but not limited to, County Road 450, Edwardsville, Cleburne County, Alabama, (approximate latitude 33.7091, and longitude ‑85.4871) will be received at the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Removals and Response Unit at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama until 3:00 p.m. local time, Friday, March 30, 2018.  Bids will be publicly opened and read in the ADEM Main Conference Room at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

All bids should be submitted on a lump sum, whole project basis for the removal of all solid wastes, scrap tires, and scrap tire materials present at the above referenced site.  No pre-qualification of prospective bidders will be conducted.  However, all prospective bidders must ensure that they are in compliance with all local, State and federal laws regarding competitive bidding, bids submitted, and the type work to be performed under a contract for solid waste fund site remediation.  Prior to the awarding of the contract, the apparent low bidder shall submit a proposed remediation plan prepared by a Professional Engineer registered in the State of Alabama in accordance with the requirements of ADEM Admin. Code r. 335-13-11-.03(4). Contract awarding by the Department will be contingent on the adequacy of the proposed remediation plan.

Prospective bidders are required to attend a mandatory bid-preview meeting at the site on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m.local time.  Attendance at the site will be documented by prospective bidders on an attendance roster provided.  At the discretion of the Department, no one will be admitted to the site after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.  Attendance by a prospective bidder or an authorized representative of a prospective bidder at the bid-preview meeting will be mandatory in order to be eligible to submit a proposal for the project.  For additional information regarding site location, contact Tiffani Alexander at (334) 271-7760.  All bidders bidding in amounts exceeding fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975.  Any such bids shall bear the license number of the bidder on the outside of the bid envelope.  All bidders, other than individuals, shall show evidence of having qualified with the Secretary of State to do business in the State of Alabama.  Such evidence shall be submitted in the sealed bid envelope.  All bids and documentation must be submitted to the ADEM Land Division Removals and Response Unit at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama 36110, Attention: Michael J. Cruise, via mail or hand delivered and logged in on the official bid register maintained at the ADEM offices and must be submitted in sealed envelopes bearing the following text, “Sealed bid for unauthorized solid waste dump site remediation project located on County Road 450, Edwardsville, Cleburne County, Alabama, do not open before 10:00 a.m. local time, Friday, April 11, 2018”.  ADEM shall not be responsible for mail or other delays causing bids to be received after the deadline stated above.  No e-mail or facsimile bid submissions will be accepted. The Department reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any formalities in the bidding.  Failure to submit all required documentation with the bid package in the manner specified in this notice may result in the rejection of the proposal.  No bids shall be withdrawn for a period of 60 days subsequent to the opening of bids without consent of the bidder.  

In accordance with Code of Alabama §41-16-25, each bidder shall accompany his bid with a sworn notarized statement that he has not been a party to any agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid at a fixed price or to refrain from bidding or otherwise.  The selected bidder will be required to sign both conflict of interest (Act 2001-955 Disclosure Form) and legal worker status documentation during the contract signing at the Department's office in Montgomery before contract execution. Complete plans and specifications for the project are as set out below and along with the contract, comprise the complete agreement and scope of work to be performed. The forms of contract documents are available for viewing during normal business hours at the ADEM offices located at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama, 36110.  Copies of these documents may be obtained during normal business hours at said address for charges in accordance with ADEM Administrative Code 335-1-1-.06(6).   

The requested work and services shall include the following:

1.  Removal and proper disposal of all solid wastes, scrap tires, and scrap tire materials present from the site. Submittal of documentation of proper disposal or documentation of approved beneficial reuse or recycling will be required for all materials removed from the site.  Additionally, the site shall be closed in accordance with Division 13 Regulations and the approved remediation plan. 

2.  Provide and install, at locations determined by the Department, six “No Dumping” signs at the site (sign template to be provided at bid preview).

3.  Compliance with all local, State and federal laws and regulations during the entirety of the project, to include such work or documentation as may be required by Division 6 of the ADEM Administration Code.

4.  No payment shall be made in advance of project completion.

5.  All requirements of the contract must be adhered to for the entirety of the project.  

6.  The Department may utilize any and all processes available under State law for selection and contract execution.

Liquidated damages for non-completion of work within the time limit agreed upon will be assessed in accordance with the terms of the contract.

Nondiscrimination Statement:  The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.