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Project Name: Jack Wade Creek Stream Reclamation Project #: BLM 18-002
Due Date: Proposals must be received by May 17, 2018 @ 1:00 PM. Please note the attached addendum in section D. All contractors will be required to sign the new proposal sheet and initial they have read the addendum. Proposals received after this time will be returned to the sender and marked “non-responsive.”
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Email to: [email protected] Please call (907) 895-6279 to confirm receipt.
ATTN: Jeffrey Durham
Hand Deliver to:
The Salcha-Delta SWCD Office located on the second floor of the Jarvis Office Center, Mile 1420.5
Project Start on or before: June 4, 2018
Project Completion on or before: July 3, 2018
Submitted proposals must be signed and include the contractor’s company name and contact
The proposal form must be completely filled out including year, make and model of equipment.
Contractors must provide detailed related experience for the two operators who will be on site.
Contract will be awarded based on Best Value. The Best value evaluation process will include
equipment specifications, operator experience and price.
A copy of the appropriate contractor’s license and proof of required insurance must be on file
with the Salcha-Delta SWCD before contract will be awarded.
SEE “ATTACHMENT A” – Required Insurance
Contractor will be required to:
• Coordinate all phases of the contract with the Project Manager at the Salcha-Delta SWCD
office in Delta Junction or by phone at (907) 888-9871.
• Provide a delivery of equipment schedule submitted within 5 days of bid award.
• NOT suspend work prior to completing contract without Project Manager’s approval.
• Have approval from Project Manager that work was satisfactorily completed per plans and
specifications before removing equipment from the job site.
• Pursue work in a timely fashion.
• Repair any damage to road base during project activity (i.e. ruts or gouges from
unloading/loading of equipment).
• Conduct all fueling and fluid activities in the BLM project designers designated fuel area.
• Prevent soil contamination from fuel or fluids by using acceptable containment devices (i.e.
drip pans for parked equipment, absorption pads for fuel spills).
• Properly dispose of waste fluids and trash. All such materials are to be hauled off the project
site. In case of accidental contamination, it is the contractor’s responsibility to notify the
proper authorities and ensure that contaminating wastes are properly removed.
• Have access to backup equipment to avoid delays due to equipment breakdowns.
• Must comply with appropriate OSHA regulations.
• Proof of vehicle insurance must be available in each vehicle and presented upon request.
• Must comply with appropriate OSHA and MSHA regulations.
• Pay employees using most recent Davis-Bacon wage determination and provide certified
payroll weekly to Salcha-Delta SWCD. This does not need to be submitted to the state.
The Salcha-Delta SWCD reserves the right to terminate a contract by written notice, in whole or in part,
when it is in the best interest of the Salcha-Delta SWCD to do so. Reasons for termination may include,
but are not limited to:
• Discovery of cultural artifacts or environmental contaminants;
• Safety issues;
• Adverse site conditions – weather, moisture, etc.
• It may take up to 6 weeks after receipt of invoice from contractor before funds are received and
payment can be made by the Salcha-Delta SWCD.
• The Salcha-Delta SWCD reserves the right to refuse any and all proposals.
• Depending on funding, there is a potential for increased effort to be awarded under this
contract; increases will be awarded at our discretion and without re-bidding.
Steve Bealer, Project Manager, (907) 888-9871, [email protected]
NOTE: All questions regarding this RFP must be submitted via email only. Questions will
be answered within 24 hours of their receipt. Questions received over the
weekend or on federally recognized holidays will be answered on the next
business day. Questions will be accepted until Tuesday May 15th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM.
Questions submitted after that time, will not be acknowledged.
The Salcha-Delta SWCD prohibits discrimination in all its programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender,
religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or familial status.
SUMMARY OF WORK
1.01 DESCRIPTION. In general, the Work under this Contract includes, but is not necessarily limited to,
the following items as specified in this SUMMARY OF WORK and as shown on the PROPOSAL SHEET.
The following descriptions are provided as an outline of major work items, and shall not be construed
as an inclusive or complete listing of all Items of Work under this Contract.
1. The intent of this RFP is to hire two experienced heavy equipment operators possessing experience
operating the equipment listed on the PROPOSAL SHEET. All equipment shall be washed at point of
departure prior to coming to work site.
2. The operator must be willing to be directed by the Bureau of Land Management project designer
who will be onsite through the duration of the project.
3. The project will involve mobilization of equipment and sufficient fuel to complete the restoration of
840 feet of stream at Mile 87 on the Taylor Highway on Jack Wade Creek. (See attachment C for the
project map) Equipment must be on site, ready to begin work on or before June 8, 2018. The
construction will involve direct instruction from the stream reclamation practitioner on project
construction sequencing, riparian transplant excavation and placement, rock and wood placement
techniques, and other aspects of stream reclamation using Natural Channel Design methods.
4. The project includes reconstruction of the stream channel and associated floodplain using Natural
Channel Design methods. The design includes excavating a new channel, increasing meander belt-
width, and using riparian vegetation transplants and toe wood/rock to help stabilize stream banks and enhance fish habitat.
5. The project would largely avoid the adjacent AKDOT ROW except for ingress/egress and slope
grading. The operator shall adhere to any additional requirements outlined in the Alaska Department
of Transportation Lane Closure permit as well as all permit conditions for the project from the BLM or
other Federal/State agencies.
6. Riparian vegetation would be transplanted from existing sources on the south side of the Taylor
Highway adjacent to the project area and farther south. Less than 5 acres of transplants would be
8. The hired operators would be responsible for equipment maintenance, fueling, and adherence to
permits. Operators will be under the direct guidance of the BLM project designer
9. Pollution control as required to comply with local, state and federal regulations.
10. Request for proposal is only for equipment and operators. (Including but not limited fuel,
maintenance, and repairs). Project materials (rock/wood etc.) will be provided and available on site.
2.01 PERMITTING. The Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining all permits and associated fees required for mobilization/demobilization. BLM shall provide all permits necessary to complete the in-
stream work to the Contractor.