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All conditions required for permits or changes necessitated as a result of the state and town reviews will be included in the Final Plans submittal. The Consultant shall complete the Specifications and Special Provisions package. The Consultant shall complete an itemized construction cost estimate. The specifications shall include material testing and sampling requirements.
Deliver five (5) sets of specifications and full size 100% Contract plans to the Town for bidding purpose. The Consultant shall also deliver one set of half-sized plans (11” x 17”) to the Town, and applicable State or other permit agencies.
1. The Consultant, in coordination with Town staff shall be available to answer questions and to provide further clarification of their design and estimates during the processing of the project for advertising and the letting of the bid. Changes to the plans, estimate or any Special Provisions during this stage, if required, will be performed by the Consultant. The Consultant shall attend the pre-bid meeting.2. Subsequent to the project's bid opening, the Consultant will develop a listing of the unit price bids for the project. The Consultant shall examine the unit bid prices of the apparent low bid for reasonable conformance with the final engineering estimate. This examination should assure that any large variations would not result in an advantage to the contractor with a corresponding disadvantage to the Town. The analysis, which should be in narrative format and contain a recommendation regarding the contract award, must be received by the Town within two working days of the Consultant's receipt of unit bid prices. 3. Upon notification by the Town that the construction contract has been awarded, the Consultant shall assign a Resident Construction Engineer for inspection service and be able to provide engineering services during construction.
If needed, the Consultant will present the project at all meetings, and make whatever changes are required as a result of these meetings. The Consultant may be required to attend additional meetings with Town officials and property owners, as circumstances require. For purposes of this proposal, the Consultant should plan to attend two (2) public meetings with the Town of Hartford. Design or construction meetings shall also be held with Town staff as necessary to complete the project.