Sealed Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m., prevailing time, on January 20, 2021 at Macon Municipal Utilities, 106 W. Bourke, Macon, MO 63552.   All bids submitted shall be clearly marked to indicate them as bids on the outside of the sealed envelope.  All bids received will be publicly opened and read by the Owner’s Representative at the above time and place.

The work shall generally consist of: Surface Preparation, Priming and Painting the interior and exterior of the North 1,000,000-gallon elevated water storage tank, installation of a new flap gate valve, installation of a new safety climb system, installation of a new condensation collection system, installation of a new cathodic protection system and other items in accordance with the plans and specifications.

In submitting Proposals for the planned work, the Bidder shall declare that only persons or parties interested in the proposed work as Principals are those contained in the Proposal; and that the Proposal is made without collusion with any other person, firm or corporation.

Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications, are on file at the office of:

Macon Municipal Utilities                             Benton & Associates, Inc.

106 W. Bourke Street                                     Consulting Engineers/Land Surveyors

Macon, MO 63552                                          2414 S. Franklin St.

(660) 385-3173                                               Kirksville, MO 63501

                                                                        (660) 665-3575

Complete digital Contract Documents are available for a nonrefundable fee of $25.00 by going to our website and clicking on “Project Bid Info” or going directly to QuestCDN at and by entering the QuestCDN eBidDoc number and password on the website’s project search page.  QuestCDN eBidDoc number and password must be obtained from the Engineer, Benton & Associates, Inc. at 660-665-3575. Contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or [email protected] for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with this digital project information. Hard copies of the Contract Documents are available for a nonrefundable fee of $50 per set and can be obtained from the Engineer.

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m., prevailing time on January 11, 2021 at Benton & Associates, 510 N. Missouri Street, Suite C, Macon, MO 63552.   The purpose of this meeting is to:

  1. Discuss the Bidding Requirements.
  2. Receive any questions regarding the Plans, Specifications, and Project in general.
  3. Visit the proposed construction area.
  4. Discuss EEO requirements, if necessary.

All questions of a technical nature regarding the project will only be answered in writing by Addendum. Any questions may be submitted by telephone or in writing to Josh Stewart, jstewar[email protected], 660-665-3575, or at the Pre-Bid Meeting.

Questions should be submitted to the Engineer no later than five (5) working days prior to the bid date.

All proposals must be made on the Proposal forms furnished by the Owner’s Project Engineer and shall contain the signature of the Bidder.

Not less than the general prevailing rate of wages, including general prevailing rate for legal holidays and/or overtime work in the locality, must be paid for by craft or type of workman or mechanic needed to execute the Contract or perform the work.

The Owner may waive any informalities or minor defects or reject any or all bids, and to determine which is the lowest, responsive, responsible bid based upon the Base Bid for the work.