NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will
be received by the Portage Township Schools, 6240 U.S. Highway 6, Portage,
Indiana, 46368 until 2:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 and then will
be publicly opened and read aloud regarding the East Side Improvements
project listed below. Any bids received later than the above time will be
WORK: This work shall include, but is not limited to, the construction of
concrete curbs, bituminous roadway and landscaping in the City of Portage,
Porter County, Indiana.
This work shall be completed by Friday, September 2, 2011.
Plans, Specifications and Plan Documents are available for examination in
the office of the Portage Township Schools Administration Center. Copies of
the Plans, Specifications and Plan Documents may be obtained at the office
of the Portage Township Administration Building upon payment of $50.00 per
set payable to the Portage Township Schools (non-refundable). A set consists
of a set of plans and a set of specifications and bidding documents. Bids
shall be properly and completely executed on bid forms contained in the
No bidder may
withdraw his proposal for a period of 30 days following the date set for
receiving bids. Portage Township Schools reserves the right to retain any
and all bids for a period of not more than 30 days, and said bids shall
remain in full force and effect during said time. Portage Township Schools
further reserves the right to waive informalities and to award the contract
to any Bidder all to the advantage of the Portage Township Schools or to
reject all bids.
Each bid shall be accompanied by an acceptable certified check or cashier’s
check made payable to Portage Township Schools or an acceptable Bid Bond in
an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid price executed by
an incorporated surety company in good standing and qualified to do business
in the State of Indiana.
performance bond and payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent
(100%) of the contract price will be required.
REQUIREMENT: Standard Indiana Form 96 (Revised 2009) which includes non
collusion affidavit will be required.
Sub-Contractors are required to pay not less that the construction wage as
determined by the Indiana Department of Labor Division of Employment
standards for work done on the project.
Each bidder must
ensure that all employees and applicants for employment are not
discriminated against because of their race, creed, color, sex or national
origin and each bidder must conform with the anti-discrimination provisions
of IC 5-16-6. An Affirmative Action Statement must be submitted at time of
May 23, 2011.
Board of School
(June 1, 8, 2011)