Bid Specifications

Bid # 2021-05 Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements Phase One

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the WWTF Improvements – Phase I will be received by the City Engineer at the City of Huron City Offices, 239 Wisconsin Avenue SW, Huron, SD 57350, before 2:00 P.M. local time January 19, 2021, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be acted upon by the Owner at a later time. A pre-bid conference will be held at the City of Huron Offices at 1:30 PM on January 6, 2021.

The Project shall consist of the following work and approximate quantities and kinds of materials:

Construction of a new wastewater treatment facility. The project includes precast concrete, cast-in-place concrete, masonry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, sequencing batch reactor (SBR), mechanical screening, grit removal, conveyor, site piping, site work and miscellaneous appurtenant work.

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations: City of Huron, SD, PO Box 1369, 239 Wisconsin Avenue SW Huron, SD 57350; DGR Engineering, 1302 South Union Street Rock Rapids, IA 51246

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at You may download the digital plan documents free of charge by creating an account on website listed above. An optional paper set of the proposal forms and specifications for individual use may be obtained from the City of Huron City Offices, 239 Wisconsin Avenue SW, Huron, SD 57350, telephone  605-353-8510. Resident South Dakota contractors and non-resident contractors who intend, in good faith, to bid upon this project may obtain a paper set of these documents free of charge. All proposals shall be made on forms provided by the Engineer.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order Nos. 11246 (Equal Employment) as amended, 11518 (Small Business Concerns), and 11625 (MBE) as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under these orders are explained in the specifications.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with Title 40 CFR 33 and Executive Order 12138. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this regulation which concerns utilization of Disadvantaged/Minority Business Enterprises (DBE/MBE) and Women's Business Enterprises (WBE) are explained in the specifications. The DBE/MBE and WBE goals for participation in this contract in terms of percentage of contract value are as follows: MBE 1.0 percent; WBE 4.0 percent.

The low responsive bidder will be required to certify to compliance with the American Iron and Steel provision of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. This certification form may be found on page AIS-21 of the State Revolving Fund (SRF) General Conditions and must be included in the bid proposal.

Please be advised that waivers or exemptions from the American Iron and Steel provision that cite International Trade Agreements DO NOT comply with the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 as it applies to the SRF programs. Claims from suppliers that the American Iron and Steel provision does not apply to certain products based on the International Trade Agreement exemptions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 will not be accepted.

A current directory of DBE firms can be found at the SD DOT Compliance Office (605)773-4906 or at DBEDirectory.pdf (

Davis Bacon and Related Acts wages apply to this project. All provisions relative to those acts must be met. The successful bidder – including any contractors on the project, must be registered in SAM (System for Award Management).

Your special attention is invited to the attached DBE Subcontractor Solicitation Information form, DBE Subcontractor Performance Form, DBE Subcontractor Utilization Form, Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters (Debar) form, American Iron and Steel Certification. These forms must be completed and submitted with your bid proposal. Failure to submit these forms will be cause for the bid to be rejected. Please be advised that good-faith efforts will be subjected to close scrutiny and if the good-faith effort submission is unacceptable, your bid will be rejected.

The low responsive bidder must assure compliance with the requirements of Public Law 115-232, Section 889, Prohibition on Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. Contractors must assure that telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities), and video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities) WILL NOT be supplied for the project.

Construction Services in South Dakota are subject to tax under SDCL 10-46A. Contractors shall include the applicable tax in their bid price for each item of work. Tax questions should be directed to the South Dakota Department of Revenue at 800-829-9188.

Each bid must be accompanied by bid security payable to the Owner for five (5%) percent of the total amount of the Bid as a certified or bank check issued by a State or National bank or ten percent (10%) as a bidder's bond.

With submittal of a Bid, the Bidder represents that he has visited the site, familiarized himself with the local conditions under which the work is to be performed, and correlated his observations with the requirements of the Contract Documents.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to accept any bid. Bidder's Proposal shall hold firm for thirty (30) days from the date of opening. Mutually agreed upon extensions of time may be made, if necessary.

BY ORDER of the City Commission of Huron, South Dakota.
Date: December 9, 2020
BY: Paullyn Carey, Finance Director, City of Huron

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Close Date: 01/19/2021

Modified: 12/09/2020 4:05 pm

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