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Notice of Special Commission Meeting: The Madison County Board of Commissioners will conduct a special meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Conference Room of the Madison County Administrative Offices Building in Virginia City, Montana, to discuss and/or take action on the following topic:
​       • CAH Solutions Group Contract

Separate sealed bids will be received by Madison County, Montana until 1:30 p.m., local time, February 26, 2020. All bids will be received, publicly opened, and read aloud at the Madison County Commissioners Public Meeting Room, Madison County Administrative Offices Building, 103 West Wallace, Virginia City, Montana 59755-0278, for the Ennis Big Sky Airport Improvements Project to include the following: 

​*Reconstruct Runway,
​*Taxiways, and Aprons; 
​*Widen Runway; 
​*Extend Runway; 
​*Construct Taxiways / Taxilanes; 
​*Install Runway, Taxiway Lights, Navigational Aids, and Electrical Enclosure Improvements; 
​*Install Drainage Improvements; 
​*Install Fencing; and 
​*Pavement Maintenance.

​ This work is to include all tools, equipment, materials, and labor to complete this project.

Madison County, Montana, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 USC §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders or offerors that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

​ The requirements of 49 CFR part 26 apply to this contract. It is the policy of Madison County, Montana to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. The Owner encourages participation by all firms qualifying under this solicitation regardless of business size or ownership.

​ All contracts and subcontracts that result from this solicitation incorporate by reference the provisions of 29 CFR part 201, the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), with the same force and effect as if given in full text. The FLSA sets minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards for full and part-time workers.

​The Contractor has full responsibility to monitor compliance to the referenced statute or regulation. The Contractor must address any claims or disputes that arise from this requirement directly with the U.S. Department of Labor – Wage and Hour Division.

​ This project is subject to the Federal provisions for Buy American Preference, Foreign Trade Restriction, Davis Bacon, Affirmative Action, Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Certification of Offeror/ Bidder Regarding Debarment, and Government-wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace, which are incorporated by reference. Failure to comply with the terms of these contract provisions may be sufficient grounds to: 1.) Withhold progress payments or final payment, 2.) Terminate the contract, 3.) Seek suspension/debarment, or 4.) Any other action determined to be appropriate by the Sponsor or the FAA.

​ Bids will be received on a price basis as described in the Contract Documents. Bid security in the amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid, which shall be: (1) lawful money of the United States; or (2) a Cashier’s Check, Certified Check, Bank Money Order or Bank Draft, in any case drawn and issued by a federally chartered or state chartered bank insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation; or (3) a bid bond, guaranty bond, or surety bond executed by a surety corporation authorized to do business in the State of Montana. The bid security shall be made payable to the Owner and failure to enter into a formal contract will result in the Owner retaining the bid security. The successful bidder will be required to enter into a formal contract within ten (10) calendar days from the date the Notice of Award is received, to complete an insurance certification, to furnish a Performance Bond, and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond. The bonds will each be equal to 100 percent of the contract amount. The successful Bidder is required to comply with Montana’s Contractor Registration Law in accordance with Title 39, Chapter 9, MCA.

​ Contract Documents may be inspect¬ed at many plan exchanges, and at the office of the consulting engineer, Robert Peccia & Associates, (3147 Saddle Dr. / P.O. Box 5653, Helena, MT 59604). They may be reviewed, downloaded, and printed at no cost under the “CURRENT PROJECTS BIDDING” tab at

​ All bids must be submitted in a Bidding Documents booklet, provided by the Engineer upon receipt of $25.00 (non-refundable). Alternate forms or copies of the Bidding Documents booklet will not be acceptable. The Planholders List will include only the purchasers of Bidding Documents booklets.

​ Hard copies of the Contract Documents (including a Bidding Documents booklet) printed by the Engineer are available upon receipt of $400.00 (non-refundable) for each complete set.

A pre-bid conference will be held on February 13, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at the Ennis Big Sky Airport.

Additionally, the Engineer shall be available on February 19, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Ennis Big Sky Airport. No formal presentation will be made at this time; however, the Engineer will answer questions and be available for scheduled site visits. Potential Bidders are also encouraged to contact the Engineer ( or 406-447-5000) with questions.

​ Faxed / emailed bids will not be accepted or considered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities, and to reject nonconforming, irregular, non-responsive, or conditional bids. Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed 45 days for the Base Bid, and 90 days for the Additive Alternatives, from the date of the opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of the bidder prior to award of the contract.

​ February 5, 2020
​ By /s/ Dan W. Allhands, Chairman

​ Ennis: The Madisonian (Wednesday): First Publication: February 5, 2020 Second Publication: February 12, 2020 Third Publication: February 19, 2020

​ Pre-Bid Conference: February 13, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
​Site Visit / Avail.: February 19, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
​Bid Opening: February 26, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m.
DUI Task Force Vacancies: The Madison County Board of Commissioners is currently reorganizing the existing County DUI Task Force. If you are a current member of the task force or are interested in serving on the DUI Task Force, please contact the Commissioners’ Office at 406-843-4277, or by email at . PDF application forms can be found on the county website at 
​ Please return completed applications to: Madison County Commissioners’ Office P.O. Box 278 Virginia City, MT 59755
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES: The Madison County Board of Commissioners has vacancies on the Big Sky Transportation District Board; on the DUI Task Force; three vacancies on the Mental Health Local Advisory Council, two vacancies on the Planning Board, (one representing the Silver Star/Twin Bridges area and/or Harrison/Pony/Norris Area and one Conservation District Representative); two vacancies on the Public Health Board, two vacancies on the Road Review Committee, one vacancy for a Substitute Member on the Tax Appeal Board; one vacancy on the Laurin Cemetery District Board; and one vacancy on the Madison Valley Cemetery District Board. If you are interested in filling any of these vacancies, please contact the Commissioners’ Office at 406-843-4277, or by email at . PDF application forms can be found on the county website at . Please return completed applications to: Madison County Commissioners’ Office P.O. Box 278 Virginia City, MT 59755  
PUBLIC NOTICE: Minutes of the Madison County Board of Commissioners’ meetings for the period beginning October 1, 2019, and ending on October 31, 2019, are now available for public review in the office of the Clerk and Recorder at the Madison County Administrative Office Building in Virginia City, MT. Individual requests for personal copies of these minutes, or any previous minutes, will be accepted by the Clerk and Recorder in her office. Approved minutes can also be viewed on the Madison County website at  . Signed this 5th day of December, 2019. Kathleen Mumme, Madison County Clerk and Recorder  
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