Advertisement for Bids: Martin Municipal Airport

Advertisement for Bids

Martin Municipal Airport

Martin, South Dakota

AIP NO. 3-46-0030-012-2017

Sealed bids for the construction of airport improvements on the site of the Martin Municipal Airport, Martin, South Dakota will be received by the City of Martin, Martin, South Dakota until 2:00 PM MT on June 29, 2017. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at City Hall, 101 Main Street, Martin, South Dakota.

The bid documents are to be mailed or delivered to City of Martin, Jean Kirk, Finance Officer, 101 Main Street, Martin, South Dakota 57551 and shall be sealed and endorsed, “Airport Improvements, Martin Municipal Airport, AIP No 3-46-0030-012-2017”.

The proposed work includes the following:

Schedule 1- Division 1 – Construct Wildlife Exclusion Fence: Remove 4’ Barb Wire Fence – 4,288 L.F.; Install 10’ Wildlife Exclusion Fence with 3 Strand Barbed Wire Top – 6,150 L.F.; 24’ Wide Double Swing Vehicle Access Gate – 2 E.A.; 4’ Pedestrian Access Gate – 2 E.A.; Concrete Gate Pad – 2 E.A.; Seeding – 1.5 Acre; Topsoiling (On-Site) – 20 C.Y.

Plans and specifications are on file and may be seen at the office of Finance Officer’s Office, 101 Main Street, Martin, South Dakota and at the office of KLJ, 330 Knollwood Drive, Suite A, Rapid City, South Dakota.

Copies of the plans and specifications and other bidding contract documents may be obtained by payment of $40.00 from KLJ, Inc., 330 Knollwood Drive, Suite A, Rapid City, South Dakota, 57701 for each set so obtained. KLJ shall, upon request, furnish at least one copy of the plans and specifications, without charge, to each contractor resident in South Dakota who intends, in good faith, to bid upon the improvement project. KLJ may require the return of the copy at the time of the opening of bids. An optional, complete set of digital project bidding documents are available at “Projects for Bid” or You may download the digital plan documents for $12.00 by inputting Quest project # 5180379 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

Each bid in excess of $50,000.00 shall be accompanied by either a certified check, cashier’s check or draft in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the maximum bid price and drawn on a State or National Bank or a bid bond in a sum equal to ten percent (10%) of the maximum bid price executed by the Bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of South Dakota, payable to the City of Martin, conditioned that if the principal’s bid be accepted and the contract awarded to him, he, within ten (10) days after Notice of Award has been executed, will execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and a contractor’s bond as required by law and regulations and determinations of the governing board. The bid security of the two lowest bidders will be retained until the Notice of Award has been executed, but no longer than thirty (30) days. The bid security is a guarantee that the bidder will enter into contract for work described in the Proposal.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Contract Performance Bond, a Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract and proof of Contractor’s Excise Tax License.

The City of Martin reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of sixty (60) days after the date fixed for the opening thereof to reject any and all bids and waive defects and to accept any bids should it be deemed for the public good and also reserves the right to reject the bid of any party who has been delinquent or unfaithful in the performance of any former contract to the Owner.

The City of Martin, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

The Owner’s award of this contract is conditioned upon Bidder or Offeror satisfying the good faith effort requirements of 49 CFR §26.53. As a condition of bid responsiveness, the Bidder or Offeror must submit the following information with their proposal on the forms provided in the Bid Proposal:

1. The names and addresses of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms that will participate in the contract;

2. A description of the work that each DBE firm will perform;

3. The dollar amount of the participation of each DBE firm listed under item 1;

4. Written statement from Bidder or Offeror that attests their commitment to use the DBE firm(s) listed under item 1 to meet the Owner’s project goal;

5. If Bidder or Offeror cannot meet the advertised project DBE goal, evidence of good faith efforts undertaken by the Bidder or Offeror as described in appendix A to 49 CFR Part 26.

A full list of Federal Provisions by which the Bidder must comply, are incorporated by reference and contained within the specifications. Federal Contract Provisions are also available at

Dated this 2 of June 2017.

/s/Jean Kirk, Finance Officer

Jean Kirk, Finance Officer

City of Martin

Martin, South Dakota

Published twice at the total approximate cost of $125.24

Published: June 7, 14, 2017

502 Second Avenue, Martin, SD 57551 • 605-685-6866 •