Town of Beech Mountain Water and Sewer System Upgrade Project
The Town of Beech Mountain is currently in the process of receiving bids from contractors to upgrade portions of the Town’s water distribution and sewer collection systems. Interested contractors will be in the project area looking at the areas to be upgraded. The majority of the work will be conducted in Town streets. Some of the work will be located along easements where the sewer lines are not located in Town streets. The project areas are listed below:
Creekridge Road from Lake Road to end
Spring Branch Road from Overbrook Trail to Lower Grouse Ridge Road
Shagbark Road from Charter Hills Road back to Charter Hills Road
Overbrook Trail from Wild Daisy Lane to Indian Trail
Pond Creek Road from Charter Hills Road back to Charter Hills Road
Hornbeam Road from Holly Lane to Hemlock Circle
Hemlock Circle from Hornbeam Lane to Charter Hills Road
Tamarack Road east of Beech Mountain Parkway
Along an existing easement between Pond Creek Road and Hornbeam Road
Along an existing easement between Charter Hills Road and Pond Creek Road
Charter Hills Road from Shagbark Road west for about 700 feet.
Residents can expect to see increased vehicular and foot traffic in these areas. Questions can be directed to Town staff:
Town Hall 828-387-4236
Robert Pudney, Town Manager 828-387-2756, ext. 106
Daniel Davis, Public Utilities Superintendent 828-387-9282
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Paving of Buckeye Creek Road
Sealed Bids for the Paving of Buckeye Creek Road will be received, by the Town of Beech Mountain, at the office of the Beech Mountain Town Hall located at 403 Beech Mountain Parkway; Beech Mountain, NC. 28604, until 2:00 PM, local time on Friday, February 28, 2020 at which time the bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of paving the entire road from Pinnacle Ridge Road to Buckeye Road. The existing gravel road shall be prepared for paving by machining the road and adding 3 inches of compacted ABC stone to provide a 20 -foot- wide travel surface for the new asphalt. The new Asphalt surface shall be 20 feet wide and 2” thick compacted NCDOT approved surface course of S9.5B or equal asphalt, compacted to NCDOT standards. Once paving is completed, the new road shall be striped with a double yellow reflective center stripe and white reflective stripes along either pavement edge. Bid price shall include all labor and materials needed for a complete project. Approximate length of Buckeye Creek Road is 12,730 LF.
Questions concerning this project may be directed to the Town of Beech Mountain Public Works Department Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00AM and 4:00 PM at 828-387-9282.
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BID, RFP, and RFQ Solicitation: latest project bids
Distribution of Solicitation
Sealed 2018 Water & Sewer Systems Rehabilitation
REQUEST FOR BIDS
2-20- 2020 – 1:00 PM
Non-mandatory conference project meeting
Thurs. 2-13-2020 @ 2:00 p.m. at Town Hall
Town of Beech Mountain
403 Beech Mountain Parkway
Beech Mountain, NC 28604
2018 Water & Sewer Systems
Project Nos. H-SRP-D-17-0126
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the construction of the 2018 Water & Sewer Systems Rehabilitation will be received, by theTown of Beech Mountain, at the office of the Beech Mountain Town Hall located
at 403 Beech Mountain Parkway; Beech Mountain, NC 28604, until 2:00 PM , local time on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at which time the bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of replacing existing 2 and 4 waterlines with 16,500 LF of new 6 CL-350 ductile iron waterline and appurtenances and reconnecting 142 existing services to the new waterline; and installation of approximately 10,518 LF of 8 gravity pipe, service line reconnections (150), and sewer rehab/repairs (3 spot repairs and 167 LF of 10 curedin- place pipe).
Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis as indicated in the Bid Form. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is West Consultants, PLLC;
405 South Sterling Street; Morganton, NC 28655, the contact person is
Kathy Jordan, phone: (828) 522-4725, email: email@example.com.
Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.
Bidding Documents also may be examined at:
-ConstructConnect online at www.iSqFt.com; www.cmdgroup.com; www.bidclerk.com; www.cdcnews.com; www.-constructconnect.com -McGraw-Hill
Construction/Dodge online at
-Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) online at www.hcacarolinas.org
-The Blue Book online at
And at the Town of Beech Mountain; 403 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain, NC 28604,
on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 9 AM and 4:30 PM.
Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office during the hours indicated above. Bidding Documents are available on compact disc (as portable document format (PDF) files) for a non-refundable charge of $50 including shipping via overnight express service. Alternatively, printed Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office either via in-person pick-up or via mail, upon Issuing Offices receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents. The non-refundable cost of printed Bidding Documents is $300 per set, payable to West Consultants, PLLC. Upon Issuing Offices receipt of payment, printed Bidding
Documents will be sent via the Issuing Offices delivery method of choice. An additional charge will be required for special shipping services requested by a Prospective Bidder. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidders date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. 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 hold a valid North Carolina General Contractors license with a classification of PU-Water and Sewer Lines or Unclassified. A non-mandatory conference will be held at 2:00, Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Town Hall. The conference will include information to assist bidders in soliciting Minority Business
Enterprises. Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
Owner: Town of Beech Mountain
Robert Pudney, Interim Town Manager
Riley Hatch, Special Projects
Tamara Mercer, Town Clerk
Date:January 20, 2020
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New Public Works Building and facility
Including: 12,000 square feet with 5 bays, one vehicle wash, offices, new compactors for a new convenience center and a salt storage facility.
You may contact Special Projects Director, Riley Hatch for more details firstname.lastname@example.org
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GOLF CART ORDINANCE AMENDMENT
On February 11, 2019 the Town of Beech Mountain Town Council appointed a Golf Cart Committee consisting of citizens to engage in vetting the issue of golf cart usage on the mountain. The Golf Cart Committee met and conducted meetings on March 13, 2019, March 27, 2019, & April 10, 2019. On April 17, 2019 an amended Golf Cart Ordinance in accordance with the Golf Cart Committee was presented to the Town Council by the Golf Cart Committee Chairman including two other members of the committee to discuss the issue. The proposal was recommended: 5 to 2 by the committee.
On May 7th the Council considered an amended version of the proposed ordinance and passed it on a 3 to 2 vote. The ordinance and inspection forms are are available here. There is a $75 fee associated with registration.
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As Eastern America’s Highest Town (5,506 ft.), Beech Mountain is abundant in charm, hospitality and mile-high tranquility.
For those seeking a part-time or permanent residence, Beech Mountain offers comfortable living in a friendly family atmosphere. And for those looking for an adventure-filled vacation—or just some peaceful time away—it’s a beautiful, all-season destination.
At an elevation of 5,506 feet, Beech Mountain is the highest incorporated town east of the Rockies. The Town has a full time population of 350, but the population swells as high as 10,000 folks during the winter and 5,000 in the summer. People flock to Beech Mountain in the winter to ski at Beech Mountain Resort and in the summer to take advantage of the mild climate and recreational opportunities at Beech Mountain Club , biking at Beech Mountain Resort, and numerous town hiking and biking trails and recreational programs.
Even though there are only 350 full time residents on Beech Mountain, there were at last count over 2,350 dwelling units on the mountain. Beech Mountain has become a popular location for vacation and second homes for many people from North Carolina to Florida.