New Bid Opportunity for MBEs from the City of Fraser – Due 8/31/20

City of Fraser
Fraser Seniors Housing – Balcony Improvement


Fraser Seniors Activity Center Balcony Improvements AEW Project No. 0190-0435

Fraser Seniors Activity Center 34935 Hidden Pine Drive Fraser, Michigan 48026

City of Fraser
33000 Garfield Road
Fraser Michigan, 48026

AEW Inc.
51301 Schoenherr Road
Shelby Township, Michigan 48315 (586) 726-1234

Peter Basso Associates, Inc. 5145 Livernois, Suite 100
Troy, Michigan 48098
(248) 879-5666


The scope of work involved for this project is as follows:
Provide material and labor cost to replace rooftop units as indicated in the draw-ings and specifications. Mechanical contractor shall provide a separate price for the replacement of each unit on the bid form. In addition, there are two alter-nates.

Alternate #1:
Provide the material and labor cost to remove all roof mounted gas piping sup-ports. Replace with specified roof mounted pipe support.

Alternate #2:
Provide the material and labor cost to prepare gas pipe and paint the gas piping system with specified paint on the roof.


Electronic – In response to COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Fraser bid submission process is changing. The bidder must submit its proposal, all attachments, and any modifications or withdrawals electronically through MITN. Where ever possi-ble, the bidder should submit all documents in a modifiable (native) format (ex-amples include but are not limited to: Microsoft Word or Excel and Google Docs or Sheets). In addition to submitting documents in a modifiable format, the bid-der may also submit copies of documents in PDF. Bidder’s failure to submit a pro-posal as required may result in disqualification. The proposal and attachments must be fully uploaded and submitted prior to the proposal deadline. Do not wait until the last minute to submit a proposal. MITN will not allow a proposal to be submitted after the proposal deadline identified in the solicitation, even if a portion of the proposal has been uploaded. Emailed bid submissions will NOT be accepted. Questions on how to submit information or how to navigate in the MITN system should be referred to MITN. The Solicitation Manager will not pro-vide assistance related to the submittal of the proposal and all attachments. Re-sponsibility for a complete submission lies with the bidder.
Proposals must me uploaded to MITN by 2:00 pm, local time; Monday, August 31, 2020. Bids will be opened electrically in the offices of the City Clerk immediately thereafter.


There will be no pre-bid meeting for this project.


This solicitation, along with all attachments may be downloaded from the Michi-gan Intergovernmental Trade Network (MITN) at Documents shall be available on or after August 18, 2020 at 2:00pm local time. Any and all Ad-denda issued by the City of Fraser must be viewed or downloaded from the above listed website. Questions may be submitted via email to [email protected] Be sure to include “0190-0445 Fraser Seniors Activity Center – Bid Questions” in the subject line of the email. Questions must be submitted by Friday, August 26 by 1:00 pm. Responses will be issued by Friday, August 28 at noon.


Attention is called to the fact that portions of this project will be funded with CDBG funds. Not less than the minimum salaries and wages set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid for those locations. The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, in accordance with Executive Order 11246 Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity. The Contractor will comply with Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended. Contractors bidding on this project must follow, document, and maintain documentation of their Good Faith Efforts to ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) have the opportunity to participate in the project by in-creasing DBE awareness of procurement efforts and outreach. Responsible Bidders which are Certified DBE or Section 3 Business Concerns may be given preference when evaluating bids.

Contractor must comply with the Davis Bacon Act July 2nd, 1964 (Title 40s 276A). The Equal Employment Opportunity Act September 28, 1965 No. 11246, all United States Department of Labor Relations and Standard Title 29, 1, 3 and 5, and Title 1, U.S.C., Section 874 known as “Anti-Kickback Act” and the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.


System for Award Management (SAM) Unique Entity Identifier Requirements

Unless exempt from these requirements under OMB guidance at 2 CFR Part 25 (e.g., individuals), applicants must:

1. Be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to submitting a proposal under this announcement. SAM information can be found


2. Maintain an active SAM registration with current information at all times during which it has an active federal award or an application or proposal under consideration by a federal awarding agency, and


3. Provide a valid unique entity identifier in its application (e.g., provide its DUNS number in each application or proposal it submits to the agency). Unique entity identifier means the identifier required for SAM registration to uniquely identify business entities.  Applicants can receive a DUNS number, at no cost, by calling the dedicated toll-free DUNS Number request line at 1-866-705-5711, or visiting the Dunn & Bradstreet (D&B) website at


If an applicant fails to fully comply with these requirements by the time the con-tract is ready to be awarded, it may be determined that the applicant is not qualified to receive an award and use that determination as a basis to make an award to another applicant.


Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a certified check, bank draft or satisfactory bid bond in an amount of 5% of the maximum bid amount. Checks shall be made payable to the City of Fraser. Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after receipt of bids. The successful bidder will be required to furnish the required insurance and bond certificates


The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive irregularities in bidding, or to accept the lowest responsible proposal that, in the opinion of the Owner, will serve his best interest.

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