Invitation to Bid on Safe Routes to School Project


City of Lago Vista, Texas, County of Travis

Separate sealed bids addressed to the City of Lago Vista, will be received until 2:00 P.M. on the  5 th day of April , 2018 at the City of Lago Vista Municipal Building, 5803 Thunderbird St, Lago Vista, Texas 78645 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in City Hall Council Chambers, for furnishing all labor; material, tools and equipment and performing all work required for the  Lago Vista Middle School Safe Routes to School which consists of approximately 5,500 linear feet of sidewalk construction, installation of traffic calming devices, storm sewer adjustments, traffic control, erosion and sedimentation, and related construction.  The Design Engineer’s opinion of probable construction cost is estimated at $620,000.


 Bids must be submitted on the Proposal and Bid Schedule forms provided, and must be accompanied by a bid security in a penal sum approximately equal to and not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid.  The security may be in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond furnished by a reliable surety company having authority under the laws of Texas to write surety bonds in the amount required, with such security made payable without recourse to the City.  The envelope containing the bid shall indicate clearly on the front that it is a bid for  Lago Vista Middle School Safe Routes to School.


 The final Notice of Award of Contract shall be given to the successful bidder by the City within ten (10) days following the opening of bids and no bidder may withdraw his bid within ten (10) days after opening thereof.  The successful Bidder must furnish a performance bond and payment bond on the forms provided, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount, from a surety company holding a permit from the State of Texas to act as surety.


 Federal statutes including wage and hour provisions and contract regulations must be adhered to as they relate to this Project.  Contractors will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.


 Copies of the Specifications and Bid Documents are on file and may be examined at the following locations:

 -            City of Lago Vista Development Services, 5803 Thunderbird Street, Lago Vista 78645

-  , Project ID – “LVMS SRTS 2”


 Bid Documents and Specifications may be obtained electronically by the prospective bidders or suppliers at at no charge.  Project ID – “LVMS SRTS 2”.


 A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 2:00 pm on March_29th, at the office of the City of Lago Vista, City Hall Council Chambers located at 5803 Thunderbird St., Lago Vista, Texas 78645. 

The right is reserved, as the interest of the City of Lago Vista may require, to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities in bids received.  The right is also reserved to eliminate a portion of the work or add additional work as required to keep the total contract amount within the funds budgeted.  The City also has the right to award any parts or combination of parts of the project it deems necessary.


Honorable Ed Tidwell, 

City of Lago Vista