LEGAL NOTICE / INVITATION FOR BIDS Bid No.:01-24-18-11 Bid Name: Lakeside Park Sports Lighting Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference: None Due Date/Time: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. EST A Cone of Silence is in effect with respect to this Invitation for Bids (IFB). The Cone of Silence prohibits certain communications between potential Respondents and/or Vendors and the City. All communication regarding this IFB shall be directed to Linda Jeethan, Purchasing and Contracts Manager at 954-956-1438. The City of Coconut Creek, Florida is seeking bids from qualified, experienced and licensed Electrical or General Contractors to provide improvements and enhancements to Lakeside Park located at 555 Regency Lakes Blvd. The improvements include removing the existing six (6) poles and fixtures and installing new poles and fixtures. The work shall be performed in full accordance with the plans, specifications, terms, and conditions contained in this Invitation for Bids (IFB). Bidder must be registered on the City's eBid System in order to respond to this IFB. A complete IFB Document may be downloaded for free from the eBid System as a pdf at: www.coconutcreek.net/purchasing. The City is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any documentation the Bidder receives from any source other than from the eBid System. Bids shall be submitted electronically through the eBid System on or before the due date/time stated above. Bidder is solely responsible for downloading all required documents. Each Bidder shall submit evidence that he is licensed to perform the work and services or qualified by examination to be so licensed. Responses will be electronically unsealed in a public forum and read aloud. Any bid received after the due date and time specified, will not be considered. Any uncertainty regarding the time a bid is received will be resolved against the Bidder. Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, a certified check, or cashier's check drawn on a local bank in good standing, or by an acceptable BID BOND in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid payable to the City of Coconut Creek, Florida, as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted the Bidder will execute the CONTRACT and file acceptable PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT SURETY BONDS equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price within ten (10) days after written Notice of Award of the Contract. Bidder shall submit their original Bid Bond in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the bid name and bid number to the Office of the City Clerk located in City Hall prior to the due date and time. Bidder shall include a copy of the Bid Bond with their bid response. Please be advised that City Hall is closed on Fridays and on holidays observed by the City. City Hall hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Karen M. Brooks Chief Financial Officer / Deputy City Manager Finance and Administrative Services 12/10, 12/17/2017.