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Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The City of Ranger will receive bids for the Hydrant and Valve Replacements – TDA CDBG #CDV21-0298 project until 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 400 W. Main Street, Ranger, TX  76470. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 400 W. Main Street, Ranger, TX  76470.

Bids are invited for several items and quantities of work as follows:

Project includes the replacement of fifteen fire hydrants and twenty gate valves.  Alternate bids will be accepted for twenty additional valve and five additional hydrant replacements. 

Bid/Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications are on file at Jacob & Martin, LLC, 3465 Curry Lane, Abilene, TX 79606.

Copies of the Bid/Contract Documents must be ordered online at Orders for Bid/Contract Documents may include hard copies for pick up, mail out, or digital download via Upon verification of online payment, hard copies may be picked up at Jacob & Martin, LLC, located at 3465 Curry Lane, Abilene, TX 79606. Cost for hard copies of the Bid/Contract Documents will be $100.00 for 11×17 Half Size Plans or $0.00 for Digital Download. Contractors must purchase a set of Bid/Contract Documents from Jacob & Martin, LLC to be considered a registered plan holder eligible to bid the project.

A bid bond in the amount of 5 percent of the bid issued by an acceptable surety shall be submitted with each bid. A certified check or bank draft payable to the City of Ranger 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 Texas Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Affairs 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 orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 

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 Ranger 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 Ranger 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.

The lobbying certification must be submitted with the bid packet to be considered complete and responsive.

The City of Ranger is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Ranger John Casey, Mayor                                  February 2nd & 9th, 2023

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