Vermillion New Source of Supply

STATUS: Accepting Bids

Bid Opening: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: City of Vermillion City Hall
102 Main Street
Vermillion, KS 66544

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Published in the Frankfort Area News on April 27, 2022
PROJECT NAME: Vermillion New Source of Supply
KDHE Project No.: PW007469
CDBG Project No.: 21-PF-029
102 Main St
Vermillion, KS 66544
ENGINEER: Jim Kohman, P.E.
CES Group, Inc.
605 Broadway
Marysville, KS 66508
(785) 562-5148

The major items of WORK are include in two CONTRACTS, A and B. 

Contract A includes installing two new water wells, abandonment of two existing water wells, well pumps and piping, well house with meter/control room, separate chemical feed room, controls/ communication systems and equipment, emergency generator with automatic transfer switch, fencing, electrical work, supply and distribution piping approximately 4,040 lf of 6” C-900 PVC, connections to new water tower, existing waterlines, pig launching and receiving pits, approximately 900 lf of 1” and 2” PE service line, 19 valves, 11 service connections, 14 meter pits with ARM meters and new ARM system, 3 fire hydrants, waterline connections and abandonments as required, site/surfacing restoration, erosion and traffic control, and all other work for a complete and operating as intended system.

Contract B includes the design and erection of a new welded steel 35,000 gallon elevated potable water storage tank,complete with foundation, piping, electric mixer, connection to other piping work, electrical, relocating the EMS antenna and equipment from the existing water tower to the new water tower;  decommissioning, removal and disposal of the existing water tower, site clean up, and any and all other items for a complete and operating as intended system.

Issuing Office for Bidding Documents is: CES Group, Inc., 605 Broadway, Marysville, KS  66508, Ph: (785) 562-5148, email:  Bidding documents may be examined at City Hall in Vermillion, at Engineers office Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and at:

Construct Connect, 3825 Edwards Rd., Suite 800, Cincinnati, OH 45209
Dodge Data & Analytics- 4300 Beltway Place, Suite 180, Arlington, TX 76018-5253
KCNR LLC, 230 Laura-Suite 101, Wichita, KS 67211

Bidding Documents.  Electronic copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained through Issuing Office website: .  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.  Bidders must register with on the Issuing Office website to receive updates to bidding information.

Bid Security of 5% will be required in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Bidder qualifications may be required in accordance with Instructions to Bidders.

Owner reserves the right to reject Bids and to waive irregularities.

Project Funding. This project is funded by USDA Rural Development  (USDA RD) and the Kansas Department of Commerce (KDOC) Small Cities Program.

COMPLIANCE WITH FOLLOWING REQUIRED:  Federal Davis-Bacon minimum wage rates under the contract (Davis Bacon Act)-applies to Prime and all subcontractors; Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act; Fair Labor Standards Act and the Contractor work Hours and Safety Standards Act.  Attention of bidders is called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and Federal prevailing wage rates to be paid under the contract, Section 3 of the 1968 Housing Act, Segregated Facility, Section 109 of the 1984 Housing and Community Development Act, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Equal Employment OpportunityBidders on this work will be required to comply with the presidents Executive Order 11246 (Equal Employment Opportunity) as amended. Requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in the project manual.

American Iron and Steel Act  All iron and steel products used in this project must be produced in the United States. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and Construction Materials.  The following waivers apply to this Contract: De Minimis, Minor Components, Pig iron and direct reduced iron.

Jim Woolsoncroft