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Public Notice

Construction Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The City of Big Sandy, Texas will receive bids for Water Main Improvements, TxCDBG #CDV21-0067 until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2024. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that stated time and date at the City of Big Sandy City Hall located at 100 N. Tyler Street, Big Sandy, TX 75755.

The project will consist of constructing approximately 9,150 LF of 6” water main and related appurtenances. Bid/Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications are on file at Hayes Engineering, Inc., 2126 Alpine Rd., Longview, TX 75601, (903) 758-2010. Copies of the Bid/Contract Documents/Plans may be obtained electronically from

A bid bond in the amount of 5 percent of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid [for those contracts that exceed $100,000]. A certified check or bank draft payable to Big Sandy, Texas or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (as par value) may be submitted in lieu of the Bid Bond.

The project to be constructed will be financed with assistance from the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and is subject to all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations. Attention is called to the fact that not less than, the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) wage rate, as issued by the Department of Labor and contained in the contract documents, must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, or national origin. Adherence to the grant recipient’s Section 3 Policy is required for contracts and subcontracts in excess of $100,000.00.

All contractors/subcontractors that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation on federal assistance programs may not undertake any activity in part or in full under this project. Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises, and Women Business Enterprises, and Historically Underutilized Business firms are encouraged to submit bids

The City of Big Sandy reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the City of Big Sandy for a period not to exceed 60 days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the bidder’s qualifications prior to the contract award.

City of Big Sandy, Texas
Linda Baggett, Mayor


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