Separate sealed bids will be received by Tres Lagos Public Improvement District (hereinafter called owner) c/o Melden and Hunt, Inc., 115 W. McIntyre St., Edinburg, Texas 78541 for utility and paving improvements for Ensenada Phase 2 at Tres Lagos.  Bids will be received at the offices of Melden and Hunt, Inc., until 3:00 PM, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

The Instructions to Bidders, Form of Bid, Forms of Contract, Plans, Specifications and Forms of  Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following:

                        Melden and Hunt, Inc., 115 W. McIntyre St., Edinburg, Texas 78541

                        Valley branches of AGC;   

Copies may be obtained at the office of Melden and Hunt, Inc. located at 115 West McIntyre, Edinburg, Texas 78541 upon payment of $100.00 per set with no refund.

The Owner reserves the right to refuse and reject any or all bids and to waive any or all formalities or technicalities, or to accept the bid or bid combination considered the best or most advantageous to the Owner and to hold the bids for a period of sixty (60) days without taking action thereon.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions for Bidders.

Attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract.

A Pre-bid Conference will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00 am at the offices of Melden and Hunt, Inc. 115 W. McIntyre St., Edinburg, Texas 78541.  All prospective bidders are encouraged to be in attendance.

Questions of a technical nature may be addressed to Fred L. Kurth, P.E., Melden and Hunt, Inc. 115 W. McIntyre St., Edinburg, Texas 78541 email: [email protected].  DWG files are available for existing and proposed elevations only.

Deadline for all questions of a technical nature is Thursday, January 4, 2018 by 2:00 pm.

Bid proposals must be clearly marked on the envelope:  ENSENADA PHASE 2 AT TRES LAGOS.

Bidders will be selected by the following criteria:

Item                                                          Weighting

Proposal Price                                                   60%

Number of Jobs and Dollar Volume of Work
Completed with Rhodes Enterprises                    15%

Project Personnel & Experience Level                  15%

Number of Full Time Safety Professionals and
Experience                                                       10%

Total                                                               100%