Public Notices

Invitation for Bids, Housing Authority of the City of Mount Vernon, Texas 7/2/2009

The Housing Authority of the City of Mount Vernon, Texas, will receive Bids for the 2009 (ARRA) CFP, Porch Canopy Additions Project at TX337-001, Site “C”  until 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, July 16, 2009, at the Housing Authority Office at 944 South Kaufman Street in Mount Vernon, Texas 75457, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Proposed forms of Contract Documents, including Plans and Specifications, are on file at the Office of the Housing Authority of the City of Mount Vernon; at the Office of Pat Dismukes, Architect & Planner, 405 West 3rd Street, Mount Pleasant, Texas  75455; at McGraw-Hill Plan Room in Irving, Texas; at Reed Construction Data @, and at ISqFt Quoin AGC Plan Room in Tyler, Texas.

Copies of the Documents may be obtained by depositing $ 100.00 with the Architect for each set of documents so obtained.  Such deposit will be refunded to each Bidder who submits a Bid and returns the Plans, Specifications and other Documents in GOOD CONDITION within 10 days after Bid opening, and submits a Bid.  Contractors who do not submit a Bid, but return the Plans and Specifications in GOOD CONDITION within ten (10) days shall receive one-half of their Plan Deposit.  General Contractors will be allowed two (2) sets for Bidding purposes by deposit.  Contract Documents are available to Subcontractors, including Material Suppliers, etc. on a “cost-of-printing” basis (which will not be refundable).

A Certified Check, payable to The Housing Authority of the City of Mt. Vernon; U. S. Government Bonds; or a satisfactory Bid Bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Bid shall be submitted with each Bid.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds.

Attention is called to the provisions for Equal Employment Opportunity, and payment of not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Specifications must be paid on this Project.

The Housing Authority of the City of Mount Vernon reserves the right to reject any or all Bids or to waive any informalities in the Bidding.

No Bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of Bids without the consent of The Housing Authority of the City of Mount Vernon.

By  Darla Ottinger  Executive Director
Dated:   June 17, 2009
(MVHA 46-2tc 09)