Sealed bids for the removal of scrap tires, scrap tire materials, and other solid wastes located within, but not limited to, Pleasant Grove Road, Horton, Blount County, Alabama (approximate latitude 34.131184, and longitude –86.405807) will be received at the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Removals and Response Unit at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama until 3:00 p.m. local time, Monday, March 30, 2020.  Bids will be publicly opened and read in the ADEM Main Conference Room at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

All bids should be submitted on a lump sum, whole project basis for the removal of all scrap tires, scrap tire materials and other solid wastes present at the above referenced site.  No pre-qualification of prospective bidders will be conducted.  However, all prospective bidders must ensure that they are in compliance with all local, State and federal laws regarding competitive bidding, bids submitted, and the type work to be performed under a contract for scrap tire site remediation. Prior to the awarding of the contract, the apparent low bidder shall submit a proposed remediation plan prepared by a Professional Engineer registered in the State of Alabama in accordance with the requirements of ADEM Admin. Code r. 335-4-2-.01(5). Contract awarding by the Department will be contingent on the adequacy of the proposed remediation plan.

This remediation site does not require a professionally-engineered remediation plan.

Prospective bidders are required to attend a mandatory bid-preview meeting at the site on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time.  Attendance at the site will be documented by prospective bidders on an attendance roster provided.  At the discretion of the Department, no one will be admitted to the site after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  Attendance by a prospective bidder or an authorized representative of a prospective bidder at the bid-preview meeting will be mandatory in order to be eligible to submit a proposal for the project.  For additional information regarding site location, contact Tiffani Alexander at (334) 271-7760.  All bidders submitting bids in amounts exceeding fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975.  Any such bids shall bear the license number of the bidder on the outside of the bid envelope.  All bidders, other than individuals, shall show evidence of having qualified with the Secretary of State to do business in the State of Alabama.  Such evidence shall be submitted in the sealed bid envelope.  All bids and documentation must be submitted to the ADEM Land Division, Removals and Response Unit at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama 36110, Attention: Michael J. Cruise via mail or hand delivered and logged in on the official bid register maintained at the ADEM offices. In addition, the bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing the following: “Sealed bid for the small scrap tire remediation project located on Pleasant Grove Road, Horton, Blount County, Alabama, do not open before 10:00 a.m. local time, Wednesday, April 1, 2020”.  ADEM shall not be responsible for mail or other delays causing bids to be received after the deadline stated above.  No email or facsimile bid submissions will be accepted.  ADEM reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any formalities in the bidding.  Failure to submit all required documentation with the bid package in the manner specified in this notice may result in the rejection of the proposal.  No bids shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids without consent of the bidder. 

In accordance with Code of Alabama 41-16-25, each bidder shall accompany his bid with a sworn notarized statement that he has not been a party to any agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid at a fixed price or to refrain from bidding or otherwise. The selected bidder will be required to sign both conflict of interest (Act 2001-955 Disclosure Form) and legal worker status documentation during the contract signing at the Department's office in Montgomery before contract execution. Complete plans and specifications for the project are as set out below and along with the contract, comprise the complete agreement and scope of work to be performed. The forms of contract documents are available for viewing during normal business hours at the ADEM offices located at 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama, 36110.  Copies of these documents may be obtained during normal business hours at said address for charges in accordance with ADEM Administrative Code 335-1-1-.06(6).  

The requested work and services shall include the following:

  1. Removal of all scrap tires, scrap tire materials and solid wastes present from the site. Submittal of proper documentation of disposal or legally allowed reuse will be required for all materials removed from the site.  Site closure shall be in accordance with the approved remediation plan if such plan is required.
  1. Provide and install, at locations determined by the Department, two (2) “No Dumping” signs at the site (sign template to be provided at bid preview).
  1. Compliance with all local, State and federal laws and regulations during the entirety of the project to include such work or documentation as may be required by Division 6 of the ADEM Administration Code.
  1. No payment shall be made in advance of project completion.
  1. All requirements of the contract must be adhered to for the entirety of the project. 
  1. The selected bidder will not be required to possess an Alabama Scrap Tire Transporter Permit for the transportation of scrap tires in conjunction with remediation at this site.

The Department may utilize any and all processes available under State law for selection and contract execution, and may, at its discretion, apply any or all provisions of Code of Alabama 335-4 for large site remediation to the remediation of small scrap tire sites as defined therein.

Note: liquidated damages for non-completion of work within the time limit agreed upon will be assessed in accordance with the terms of the contract.

Nondiscrimination Statement:  The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.