Invitation
1.   Notice is hereby given that the Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners will receive
sealed bids in the Procurement Department, Suite 308, Macon-Bibb Government Center, 700
Poplar Street, Macon, Georgia 31201, until 12:00 o’clock NOON at the time legally
prevailing in Macon, Georgia on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 “Timber Harvester –
Middle Georgia Regional Airport” for the Macon-Bibb County, Georgia.

2.   NO BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DESIGNATED TIME.

3.   Bids will be publicly opened in the Macon-Bibb County Procurement Department
Conference Room on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 at 2:00 pm.

4.   Minority, Women Owned and other Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to
participate in the solicitation process. Additionally, respondents are encouraged to use
M/W/DBE subcontractors where possible. Small and other disadvantaged businesses
requiring assistance with the competitive process can contact Dr. James Louis Bumpus,
Director of Small Business Affairs at (478) 951-2192 or jbumpus@maconbibb.us .

B.   Bid Documents

1.   Bid documents may be examined and obtained at the Macon-Bibb County Procurement
Department, Suite 308, Government Center,700 Poplar Street, Macon, Georgia 31201, by
calling (478) 803-0550, or may be viewed and downloaded from one of the links included
below:
Georgia Procurement Registry website
http://ssl.doas.state.ga.us/PRSapp/PR_custom_index.jsp?agency=61100
Macon-Bibb County Procurement Page www.maconbibb.us/purchasing

IFB 16-018-CW Timber Harvester

Attachment A – Required Submission Documents

Attachment B -Drawings & Specfication

Addendum # 1

Notice of Solicitation Action

C. Pre-Bid

1.   A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 o’clock a.m., Wednesday, September 23,
2015 at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport 1000 Terminal Drive, Macon, GA 31216.
This pre-bid is mandatory; contractor must be present in order to submit a response. A
site visit will immediately follow the pre-bid, transportation will be provided by the
Airport.

D. Bid Bond

1.   Bids, in order to be considered, shall be accompanied by a bid bond, payable to the Owner,
in amount not less than five-percent (5%) of the total base bid.

a)   This bid security shall become payable to the Owner only if the bidder, to whom
award is made, should fail to execute a contract with the Owner and furnish bond
and insurance in accordance with terms of the contract within ten (10) days after
notification of award.

E.   Sealed Bids

1.   Envelopes shall be identified on the outside as
“Timber Harvester” Airport
and delivered by hand or mailed to:
Macon-Bibb County Procurement Department
Suite 308, 700 Poplar Street