I. GENERAL
A. Invitation
Notice is hereby given that Macon-Bibb County will receive responses for Sound Barrier for Animal Welfare to the Request for Proposals (original copy plus 5 copies) in the Procurement Department, 700 Poplar Street, 3rd Floor, Macon, Georgia 31201, until 12:00 o’clock NOON at the time legally prevailing in Macon, Georgia on Thursday, May 10, 2018 for Sound Barrier for Animal Welfare for Macon- Bibb County.
 NO LATE RESPONSES WILL BE CONSIDERED
The names of responding firms will be publicly read on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Macon-Bibb County Conference Room, located on the 3RD Floor of the Government Center at 700 Poplar Street, Macon Georgia 31201.

B. Definitions
Wherever the term “Owner”, “County”, or “Macon-Bibb County” occur in this document, it shall mean Macon-Bibb County, a political subdivision of the State of Georgia acting through the Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners.

C. Solicitation Documents
Announcement of this Request for Proposals may also be posted on the Macon-Bibb County website at www.maconbibb.us/purchasing and on the Georgia Procurement Registry website https://ssl.doas.state.ga.us/PRSapp/PR_index.jsp

18-041-NT Sound Barriers for Animal Welfare

Attachment A – Required Submittal Documents

Attachment B- Study and Diagram

Pre-Bid Sound Barrier Animal Welfare

Official Bid Tabulation

NOTICE OF SOLICITATION ACTION

D. Mandatory Pre-Submittal meeting

A pre-submittal conference is scheduled for 2:00 o’clock p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at located at 4214 Fulton Mill Road, Macon GA 31201. Please meet in the main lobby. This conference is mandatory; contractor must be present in order to submit a proposal.
E. Bid Bond
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.

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.

F. Insurance Requirements
Insurance coverage shall be carried with an insurance company licensed to do business in the State of Georgia. All coverage should be written with insurance company with a Best Rating of A or better. Insurance shall be obtained prior to commencement of work and shall remain in force throughout the period of the contract. Macon-Bibb County shall be named as additional insured on the policy.
Workers’ Compensation: Statutory
Errors and Omission: $1,000,000
General Liability: $1,000,000
Automobile Liability: $1,000,000

G. Submittals
Responses must be sealed and identified on the outside of the package as and delivered to

“RFP # 18-041-NT – “Sound Barrier for Animal Welfare”
Macon-Bibb County Procurement Department
700 Poplar Street
Suite 308
Macon, Georgia 31201
Telephone: (478) 803-0536