Public Notice No. 8796




Notice is hereby given that the City of Torrington, Wyoming will receive sealed bids for the furnishing of all labor, materials, tools, appliances, transportation, and services necessary for:

    upgrading the Cemetery Booster Pump Station by installing new variable frequency drives to power 2 existing pumps; Installing new electrical equipment including disconnects, distribution panels, lighting transformer, and receptacles; and Reconnecting power through existing ATS from new feed for utility and from existing standby generator.  Upgrades are to correct deficiencies, improve efficiencies and provide long term reliable and maintainable operation.

as called for in the Project Manual for the Cemetery Booster Pump Station Electrical Upgrade at the Office of the City Clerk/ Treasurer, City Hall, 436 East 22nd Street (P.O. Box 250) Torrington, Wyoming 82240 until 2:00 P.M. Local Time, on the 13th day of December, 2023, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.  All bids must be furnished on forms supplied by the City of Torrington.  Sealed envelopes containing bids shall be clearly marked with the project title and shall show the name and address of the Bidder.  Bids which are not prepared and filed in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders may be rejected.  Bids may not be withdrawn after the time fixed for opening.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and the right to waive irregularities in bids received.
Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond with sufficient surety, or a certified check or cashier's check, or bank draft on a reputable bank, for not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of such bid, payable to, and to be forfeited to, the City of Torrington as liquidated damages if bidder fails to enter into contract within thirty (30) days after award to him, or fails, at the time of executing the agreement, to furnish a performance bond and a payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid.  Facsimile (fax) or other copies of bonds are not acceptable, nor are certified or cashier's checks which have an expiration date of less than one year.  NO BID WILL BE CONSIDERED IF NOT ACCOMPANIED BY SUCH BOND, CERTIFIED OR CASHIER'S CHECK OR BANK DRAFT, OR IF NOT IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 15-1-113, W.S. 1977.
A complete set of the Project Manual and Plans in USB drive format may be obtained after the 8th day of November, 2023, at City Hall (307-532-5666), City of Torrington, 436 East 22nd Avenue, P.O. Box 250, Torrington, Wyoming 82240 upon non-refundable fee of Ten dollars ($10) for each USB drive.
A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held at 1:00 P.M. on the 6th day of December, 2023 City Hall Conference Room, 436 East 22nd Ave., Torrington, Wyoming, at which attendance by Bidders is required.  
Preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, equipment, machinery and provisions produced, manufactured, supplied or grown in Wyoming, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the State, as provided in W. S. §§ 16-6-101 through 16-6-119.

By Herb Doby, Mayor                            
Attest: Lynette Strecker, Clerk/Treasurer

Public Notice No. 8796 published in the Torrington Telegram on November 8 and 15, 2023.