COUNTY OF MONROE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
SERVICE DRIVE CONCRETE REPAIRS PROJECT
PROPOSALS ISSUED TO
PROPOSALS DUE DATE:
MAY 16, 2019
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019 @ 4:00 P.M.
MONROE COUNTY FINANCE DEPARTMENT
125 EAST SECOND STREET
MONROE, MI 48161
May 16, 2019
The County of Monroe is accepting proposals for the removal of existing concrete
sections of service driveway, parking lot, and sidewalk, and the re-installation of new
concrete. The surface area has deteriorated and are in need of repairs. The work location
is the Service Drive from S. Raisinville Road serving Drain Commission, EMD/911
Center, Cooperative Extension and Mental Health Facilities in the 963-1005 block of S.
The work is to be priced on a per square foot basis for the concrete removal, disposal,
supply new concrete, place and finish.
The successful contractor will be required to perform all services as outlined in the Scope
of Work section of this Request for Proposal and shall include the unit price cost for the
project as outlined in this proposal. The cost of all labor, material, equipment, tools,
forms, supervision, etc shall be included in the proposal unit cost pricing. This shall be
calculated based on the concrete being 6 bag mix, air entrained and batched for this type
of installation. Please use the Proposal Form provided to submit your response.
The final date for submitting a proposal for this project is Thursday, May 30, 2019 at
4:00 P.M. to Annamarie Osment, Monroe County Finance Department, 2nd Floor, 125
East Second Street, Monroe, Michigan 48161-2197. Your envelope must be sealed and
clearly marked “Concrete Driveway Repair Proposals” so that no error in opening may
occur. Alternatively, contractors may submit proposals by the same deadline via e-mail as
a separate Microsoft Word or PDF document attachment to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate the email subject line, a sealed proposal is
attached for Concrete Repairs.
The County of Monroe reserves the right to accept or to reject any and all proposals, to
waive any irregularities and to make an award that is determined by the County of
Monroe to be in the best interest of the County.
Michael G. Bosanac
Administrator/Chief Financial Officer
Service Drive Concrete Repairs Project
General Specifications for Concrete
Request for Proposals
Project includes concrete driveway as a flat surface, a parking lot, and sidewalk. Price
the work for 8” thick and for 6” thick.
All new work shall be identical to existing, including edge, width, thickness, finish,
Remove existing concrete in areas where directed by County.
Remove all debris and old concrete off site and properly dispose of all materials.
Provide and install forms for concrete.
Place and finish 6 bag mix concrete with welded wire mesh.
Finish the concrete to match existing.
Install expansion joint material every 50 feet and at joints to existing slabs that
Install ½” steel dowel pins between existing concrete and new concrete to hold
together and prevent lifting of slabs at the new and old joint lines.
Seal new concrete with cure and seal commercial product sealant
Remove forms, clean up site and remove all debris
Prevent concrete from spilling over onto adjoining surfaces.
Protect concrete from vehicular traffic with barricades for 7 days.
Provide unit pricing based on the above general work requirements.
All contractors are urged to visit the sites in order to familiarize themselves with all
conditions that may affect the project and execution of the project. All proposals shall
incorporate this inspection and the submittal of a proposal automatically implies that this
examination has been done and the contractor is thoroughly familiar with the location,
scope, nature and character of the work and the equipment and materials needed for all
tasks that are part of the project. The sites are open at all times for your inspection and no
appointment is required in order to view the work areas.
Each proposal shall include a proposed schedule that includes dates when the project will
start and when the project will be completed. The work must be done in a way to allow
continued access to the facilities. The work shall also be protected from damage until the
concrete has properly cured. For the access drive work, the work may be done in phases
to allow vehicular traffic and to protect the completed work. Safety barricades shall be
employed and other safety precautions shall be taken to protect visitors and employees
from any hazards related to the work.
The total value of the work involved is approximately $30,000 to $35,000 in 2019 and
the same amount in 2020. One contractor will be awarded the work for both years.
A. Receiving Office
Sealed written proposals will be accepted until 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 30, 2019
by Annamarie Osment, Monroe County Finance Department, 2nd Floor, 125 East Second
Street, Monroe, Michigan 48161. Your envelope must be sealed and clearly marked
“Concrete Repair Proposals” so that no error in opening may occur. Alternatively,
contractors may submit proposals by the same deadline via e-mail as a separate Microsoft
Word or PDF document attachment to email@example.com. Indicate on
the cover of the transmission a sealed proposal is attached.
B. Return of RFP
In the event that any contractor decides not to submit a proposal, the contractor should
return his RFP to the County of Monroe with a cover letter stating his disinterest prior to
the closing date.
C. Economy of Preparation
Proposals should be prepared simply and economically providing straight-forward,
concise descriptions of contractor capabilities to perform the work. All pricing and all
requested information is to be in the proposal and outlined in narrative text explaining the
services to be performed, the equipment to be provided, the cost of the equipment and
services and the tentative schedule. This is a turnkey project with the contractor
responsible for coordinating all aspects of the project.
D. Time Period of Evaluation
Selection of the contractor will be made as soon as possible after the closing date of
receipt of proposals. However, proposals submitted shall remain valid for thirty (30)
days after due date.
E. Addenda and Supplements to RFP
In the event of changes in the RFP, contractors will be notified in writing. Questions
concerning the proposal submittal, award and administration of the contract should be
125 E. Second Street
Monroe, MI 48161
F. Rejection of Proposals
The County of Monroe reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals received
as a result of this request. The County of Monroe shall not be obligated to award a
contract solely on the basis of any response made to this Request for Proposal, nor does
the County intend to, nor will it be obligated to pay for the information solicited or
G. Proposal/Contract Award
The County of Monroe may award a single contract or purchase order to the lowest
responsible qualified bidder. The award will be for all the components of the project
listed within this RFP. The County will reserve all rights to award a contract or contracts
as it determines who will best serve the County.
H. Incurred Contractor Costs
The County of Monroe will not be liable for any costs incurred by contractors or other
respondents to this RFP, prior to issuance of an agreement, contract or other similar
I. Inspection of Work Site(s)
The County may wish to visit and review the contractor’s facility prior to award of
contract. The contractor shall note this and be prepared to allow for this visit and/or
meeting to review contractor’s capabilities prior to award.
The selected contractor shall have a proven record of performing work of a similar nature
to the project described herein. This record shall be for a minimum of five (5) years. The
contractor may be required to submit the names of five (5) references and include the
name of the entity, contact person, telephone number and a brief description. Include an
outline describing company’s profile and ability to perform the work.
K. Other Provisions
The contractor shall list any other criteria or requirements to delineate responsibility for
any additional items/tasks to be completed by either the County or the contractor. These
shall be in addition to those previously detailed or explained in this RFP.
L. Contract Terms
The contract term shall be only for the duration of the schedule to purchase, construct and
accept the work. Payment will be made by the County to the contractor within thirty (30)
days of receipt of invoice for the work completed.
Neither party upon award of contract except for non-performance on the part of the
contractor or issues of non-payment on the part of the County may cancel the contract.