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Tift County & Cities Comprehensive Plan
October 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce

2017 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant
The City of Tifton Police Department is applying for the 2017 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $13,324.00.  The department intends to use the grant funds to pay officers overtime to patrol high crime areas and to address traffic issues within the City.

The grant application will be discussed at the Tifton City Council Workshop on September 5, 2017 at 5:30 PM and at the Regular Council Meeting on September 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM.  The application is available for public review and comment at the office of the City Clerk located at Tifton City Hall, 130 E. 1st Street, Room 205. 


17-014 Invitation to Bid:  2017 LMIG Off-System Safety Program Traffic Striping

This is an invitation to submit a bid to The City of Tifton for the 2017 LMIG Off-System Safety Program Traffic Striping as indicated herein.  Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Manager (in City of Tifton City Hall Building at 130 East 1st Street, Tifton, Georgia 31794) up to 11:00 a.m., September 22, 2017 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.

This project will be funded with 2017 LMIG Off-System Safety Program and SPLOST funds.  Construction includes striping 10 streets within the City of Tifton. The work will include about 104,000 ft. of lane striping, 2450 ft. of stopbars, 1500 ft. of crosswalks and various other striping. Work will include removal of 400 ft. of striping and about 800 ft. of restriping of parking spaces at Coal Yard parking lot located on Tift Avenue near 3rd Street.

Bid documents can be obtained from the City Website at . There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference held at 1:00 pm on September 1, 2017 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 John Shepherd, Jr. with Public Works at 229-391-3897 or (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 2017 LMIG Off-System Safety Program Traffic Striping" 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.

City LMIG 2017 Safety Contract
Coal Yard Parking Lot
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