Pine Telephone Company

Request for Proposal

Towers

Posted 02/01/2011

Proposals are due by COB

02/15/2011

The proposal will include tower, miscellaneous components and delivery for 27 towers.   Tower Delivery will be scheduled throughout 2011.  The vendors ability meet customers schedule will need to be discussed.  Since no onsite work will be required vii, viii, xii, xiv should not apply.

 

General requirements

A               tower-

1.     195’ self-support tower

2.     Anchor bolts and templates

3.     Step bolts

4.     waveguide ladder

5.     70 mph with ½” radial ice ANSI/TIA/EIA-222-f1996

6.     6-12’ t-booms with 3’ stand off and 2 10’ pipes

7.     Loading 3 12’ t-booms 190’

8.     Loading 3 12’ t-booms 180’

9.     Loading 3 12’ t-booms 170’

10.  Loading 2 8’ dishes @ 160’

11.  Loading 2 8’ dishes @ 140’

12.  Loading 2 8’ dishes @ 120’

13.  Loading 1 8’ dishes @ 100’

14.  Loading 1 8’ dishes @ 80’

15.  Loading 1 8’ dishes @ 60’

16.  Safety climb

17.  P.E. certified tower profile and foundation drawings

18.  Final erection drawings

19.  Delivery of anchor bolts and templates

20.  Delivery of tower to site

 

Other proposal requirements:

 

i.               Terms for breach. Proposals must provide for administrative, contract or legal remedies for any breach or violation of the contract terms by the Vendor and appropriate remedial action.

 

ii.              Termination clause. Proposals must include a termination clause indicating the manner by which termination will be effected and the basis for settlement.  In addition, the clause will describe the conditions under which the contract may be terminated by default and the conditions under which the contract may be terminated for circumstances beyond the control of the Vendor.

 

 

 

 

iii.            Access to documents.  Proposals must include a provision permitting PTC, the Department of Commerce, the Comptroller General of the US, or any of their duly authorized representatives to have access to any books, documents, papers and records of the Vendors applicable to the Project for the purpose of making audits, examinations, excerpts and transcriptions.

 

iv.             Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. §§ 327, 333).  Proposals involving construction work or work that includes the employment of mechanics or laborers must include a provision for compliance with Sections 102 and 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 327, 333), as supplemented by Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR Part5).

 

v.              Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. § 7401 et seq.) and the Federal Water Pollution Act (33 U.S.C. §1251 et seq.).  Proposals must contain a provision agreeing to abide by the Clean Air Act and the Federal Water Pollution Act.

 

vi.             Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment (31 U.S.C. § 1352). All Vendors must file the Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment certification, certifying that the Vendor will not and has not used Federal appropriated funds to pay any person or organization for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a member of congress, office or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress in connection with obtaining any Federal contract, grant or any other award covered by 31 U.S.C. § 1352.

 

vii.           Equal Employment Opportunity. Proposals must include a provision requiring compliance with Executive Order (“E.O.”) 11246, “Equal Employment Opportunity,” as amended by E.O. 11375, “Amending Executive Order 11246 Relating to Equal Employment Opportunity,” and as supplemented by regulations at 41 CFR Part 60, “Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity, Department of Labor.”

 

viii.          Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act (18 U.S.C. § 874 and 40 U.S.C. § 276c). Proposals for contracts greater than $2,000 in construction or repair must include compliance with the Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act.

 

 

ix.             Debarment and suspension (E.O.s 12549 and 12689): Proposals must include a statement indicating that the Vendor is not listed in the General Services Administration’s List of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement or Non-procurement Programs in accordance with Executive Orders 125449 and 12689.

 

 

Please check site often for updates.  If planning to submit a proposal please email rfp@pine-net.com and you will be emailed when the site is updated.  Please email all questions or concerns to email address above.   PTC reserves the right to modify, change or cancel this RFP at any time.  PTC has the right to refuse all proposals.