PUBLIC NOTICES, BIDS & RFP’S


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**PUBLIC NOTICES**

  


 


City of Tifton Burning Rules and Regulations 

As we enter the cooler months, we wanted to remind our citizens about the rules and regulations associated with bonfires and other open type burning. Thank you. 

Sec. 59- 6.— Bonfires and other open type burning.

a. It shall be unlawful to collect, accumulate or assemble any inflammable material of any kind for the purpose of a bonfire of any magnitude, large or small, and it shall be unlawful to light, cause to light, burn, execute or maintain a bonfire within the corporate limits of the city.

b. Portable outdoor fire places can be used in accordance with the manufacturer' s instruction and shall not be used within 15 feet of any structure, under any balcony, shelter or roof. Burning uncontained piles is prohibited.

c. Burning in barrels or any other homemade type container is prohibited.

d. No man-made items, including but not limited to trash, construction/ demolition waste or sewn lumber, can be burned in any manner.

If you would like to share with friends and family, a printable version of the rules and regulations is attached here.


The City of Tifton will hold the Tifton City Council Meetings (Workshops and Regular) beginning at 5:30 PM. Workshops are generally held on the 1st Monday of each month, while Regular Meetings are generally held on the 3rd Monday of each month. 

If you have any questions, please call 229.391.3970.


**BID & RFPs**

19-004: One (1) 4WD Backhoe

INVITATION FOR BIDS
One (1) 4WD Backhoe
CITY OF TIFTON GEORGIA
130 1st St E
Tifton, Georgia 31794

This is an invitation to submit a bid to The City of Tifton for one (1) 4WD Backhoe as indicated herein.  Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Manager (in City of Tifton City Hall Building at the above address) until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at which time they will be opened and publicly read. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.

There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the City of Tifton City hall located at 130 E. 1st Street, Tifton GA 31794.  Those intending to submit a bid are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference.  For additional information, contact Jeff West with ESG Operations at 229-391-3964 or jwest@tifton.net (email is preferred).

Instructions to Bidders: The form shall be typed or printed in ink. All blanks in the form shall receive a response. A Bid shall be submitted no later than the date and time prescribed and at the place indicated in this document and shall be enclosed in an opaque sealed envelope plainly marked with “4WD Backhoe”, the name and address of the Bidder, and shall only include this letter, the completed bid form and a Certificate of Insurance. Bidder must be a vendor on file with the City of Tifton. If Bidder is not a vendor, a vendor application and W-9 form must be filled out and included with the Bid documents. If a Bid is sent by mail or other delivery system, the sealed envelope containing the Bid shall be enclosed in a separate envelope plainly marked on the outside with the notation “BID ENCLOSED”. It is solely the responsibility of the Bidder to verify that their Bid is present at the time and place specified in this document.

  City of Tifton provides equal opportunities for all businesses and does not discriminate against any person or business because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and handicap or veterans status.  This policy ensures all segments of the business community have access to supplying the goods and services needed by City of Tifton.

 The City of Tifton, reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to re-advertise.

Equipment Bid Spec Sheet - 4WD Backhoe


19-003: Water Plant Backup Generators

INVITATION FOR BIDS
Water Plant Backup Generators
CITY OF TIFTON GEORGIA
130 1st St E
Tifton, Georgia 31794

This is an invitation to submit a bid to The City of Tifton for Water Plant Backup Generators as indicated herein.  Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Manager (in City of Tifton City Hall Building at the above address) until 2:00 p.m., April 9, 2019 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.


The Project includes (but is not limited to) providing and installing permanent generators at three water treatment facilities in Tifton. Work shall include installation of transfer switch and all wiring required for a fully operational system. The work will be awarded in one (1) contract and will be awarded based on the Base Bid. 

City of Tifton provides equal opportunities for all businesses and does not discriminate against any person or business because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or veterans status.  This policy ensures all segments of the business community have access to supplying the goods and services needed by City of Tifton.

 The City of Tifton reserves the right to waive any and all technicalities and informalities, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City. 



19-002: 2019 Street Resurfacing

INVITATION FOR BIDS
2019 STREET RESURFACING PROJECT
CITY OF TIFTON GEORGIA
130 1st St E
Tifton, Georgia 31794

This is an invitation to submit a bid to The City of Tifton for the 2019 STREET RESURFACING PROJECT as indicated herein.  Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Manager (in City of Tifton City Hall Building at the above address) until 2:00 p.m., April 23, 2019 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.

 This project will be funded with 2019 LMIG and SPLOST funds.  Construction includes resurfacing eleven streets within the City of Tifton. The work will include about (detailed on pages 52-66) tons of asphalt paving, paint striping and manhole/valve box adjustments.

 Bid documents can be obtained from the City Website at http://www.tifton.net/business/bids-rfps/ . There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference held at 1:00 pm on March 27, 2019 at the City of Tifton Public Works Office at 1000 Armour Road, Tifton GA 31794.  Those intending to submit a bid are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference.  For additional information, contact Scotty Brogdon with Public Works at 229-391-3938 or sbrogdon@esginc.net (email is preferred).

 Instructions for preparation and submission of a bid proposal are contained in this packet.  Bids must be typed or printed in ink.  Bids submitted as a result of this invitation must include the "Bid Sheet" along with all required documents and be returned in a sealed envelope or container marked, "SEALED BID for 2019 Street Resurfacing Project" on the outside.  Bids may not be considered unless so received. 

 Any questions and /or misunderstandings that may arise from this invitation shall be submitted in writing at least 10 days prior to the bid opening.  The City will not respond to any questions received within 72 hours prior to the bid opening. Answers to questions submitted that materially change the conditions and specifications of this invitation for bid will be promulgated to all addressees as an addendum.  Any discussions or documents will be considered non-binding unless incorporated and promulgated in an addendum.

 City of Tifton provides equal opportunities for all businesses and does not discriminate against any person or business because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or veterans status.  This policy ensures all segments of the business community have access to supplying the goods and services needed by City of Tifton.

 The City of Tifton reserves the right to waive any and all technicalities and informalities, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City. 

2019 Resurfacing Project Bid Documents



19-001 RFP: Solid Waste & Recycling Services

The City of Tifton, Georgia is requesting sealed technical and fee proposals for Solid Waste Collection, Recycling, and Disposal Services for Commercial and Residential Yard Waste, Bulk, Construction Debris and Other.

In general, the requested services include: collection of commercial waste; curbside collection of residential solid waste and yard debris; and, collection of commercial and residential recyclables. The City’s goals in issuing this request for proposals (RFP) are as follows:

-  Secure services at the rate that best suits the needs of the City by consolidating and contracting for household collection services.

-  Extend street and road life by minimizing heavy truck traffic throughout the City.

-  Consolidate collection days to minimize the number of days materials are set out and minimize littering.

-  Provide a basic level of solid waste management services to meet the waste reduction and disposal needs of residents, the City and the State of Georgia.

- Provide a revenue source for recyclables collected within the City.

- Reduce the amount of waste disposed of in local landfill through a robust and marketed recycling program.

There will be a Pre-Proposal Conference in the City Hall Conference Room - 130 1st Street East Tifton, GA 31794 on February 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm.  Attendance is not mandatory, but is encouraged.

Any questions and/or specifications that may need clarification should be submitted in writing, according to the ‘RFP Tentative Schedule’ herein and forwarded to the City Manager at the below mailing address or email address:

Pete Pyrzenski, City Manager, 130 1st Street E., Tifton, GA 31794, ppyrzenski@tifton.net

The City’s Request for Proposals along with all specifications are in the PDF titled Solid Waste Collection, Recycling, and Disposal Services for Commercial and Residential Yard Waste, Bulk, Construction Debris and Other Proposal and Specifications below.

The City invites service providers to submit proposals responsive to the specific requirements set forth in this RFP. A complete Proposal consists of the following: i. Cover Letter, ii. Proposal Checklist, iii. Submittal Title Page, iv. Executive Summary v. Technical Proposal, vi. Appendices, and vi. Associated Required Attachments as prescribed herein. Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope, clearly marked with the name and address of the submitting provider, and labeled “Proposal for Solid Waste & Recycling Services,” to the following address:

Pete Pyrzenski
City Manager
City of Tifton
130 1st Street E.
Tifton, Georgia 31794

by 2:00 pm on March 8, 2019. Proposals received later than the date and time listed above will not be considered. At 2:30 pm, they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

No proposal may be withdrawn or modified in any way after the deadline for proposal openings, and no faxed or electronic submissions of proposals will be accepted. Proposals must be valid for (90) days following the opening date.

City of Tifton provides equal opportunities for all businesses and does not discriminate against any person or business because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or veteran status. This policy ensures all segments of the business community have access to supplying the goods and services needed by City of Tifton.

The City of Tifton reserves the right to waive any and all technicalities and informalities in the proposal process, reject any or all bids, and make the award in the best interest of the City.

Solid Waste Collection, Recycling, and Disposal Services for Commercial and Residential Yard Waste, Bulk, Construction Debris and Other Proposal and Specifications

Responses to questions for RFP 19-001: Solid Waste & Recycling Services – City of Tifton

Responses to questions for RFP 19-001: Solid Waste & Recycling Services – City of Tifton 2-15-2019

Current Lease of Recycling Facility

Dumpster Count - (Please note Dumpster count is not "current" and may not be completely accurate with numbers, sizes or frequency.)