ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the furnishing of the necessary labor, materials and construction of the Northeast Water System Meters Upgrade Project, will be received by the Fulton County Commissioners at 152 South Fulton Street, Suite 270, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 until 9:30 am, local time, on September 27, 2012, and at that time and place will be publicly opened and read aloud at 9:31 am.
The proposed work consists of upgrading water meters.
The Contract Documents, including Plans and Project Manual with Specifications, are on file at the office of the Fulton County Department of Public Utilities @ 152 South Fulton Street, Suite 240, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 (419-337-9263), and Builders Exchange @ 5555 Airport Hwy, Ste 140, Toledo, OH 43615 (419-865-3833). A set may be obtained by depositing $75.00; check only, with said Fulton County Office. Checks shall be made payable to Fulton County Commissioners. Deposits are non-refundable.
All bids must be signed and submitted on the blanks, which are bound in this booklet. Bids must state the unit prices in the blanks provided and be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked ---NORTHEAST WATER SYSTEM – WATER METERS UPGRADE --- and addressed to the Fulton County Commissioners at 152 South Fulton Street, Suite 270, Wauseon, Ohio 43567.
Pursuant to the provision of Section 153.54 each bidder shall be required to file with his bid one of the following:
1. A bond providing for the bid guaranty and the contract bond in the full amount of the bid, or,
2. A certified check, cashier's check or letter of credit pursuant to Chapter 1305 of the Ohio Revised Code. The amount of the certified check, cashier's check or letter of credit shall be equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid. If this option is used, a performance bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price shall be furnished by the successful bidder as a condition of the contract.
After the award of the contract let by competitive bid and prior to the time the contract is entered into, bidders shall submit the affidavit required under the Ohio Revised Code, Section 5719.042 that the bidder was not charged with any delinquent personal property taxes in Fulton County, Ohio.
The Fulton County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularity in any bid and to determine the lowest and best bidder.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids.
Special attention must be given to all of the requirements contained in this bid packet, particularly to the Federal Labor Standards Provisions and Davis Bacon Wages, various insurance requirements, various equal opportunity provisions and the requirements for a payment and performance bond for 100% of the contract price. The requirements for Bidders, Contractors and Subcontractors are explained in the Bidding Documents.
The Engineers estimate for the cost of construction is $225,000.00.
By Order of the Fulton County Commissioners
Jennifer Connors, Clerk