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Duneland Schools SECTION 00100 NOTICE TO BIDDERS

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Notice is hereby given that Duneland School Corp. is soliciting sealed bids at their Administration Center, 601 Morgan Ave., Chesterton, Indiana for Interior Office Remodeling and a New Entry Vestibule at Westchester Intermediate School. The project is located at 1050 S. Fifth St., Chesterton, Indiana.

Bids shall be sent to or hand delivered to the Administration Center, 601 W. Morgan Ave., Chesterton, IN 46304 c/o Dr. Dirk Baer, Superintendent, and received by 3:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Bids received after such time will be returned unopened. Bids may be withdrawn prior to such

time, but no bids, including Alternate Bids shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days thereafter. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and/or all Bids and to waive any informalities in the bidding. Conditional Bids will not be accepted.

A single “Lump Sum” Bid is solicited for all work on this project.

Bids shall be properly executed, submitted on a current State Board of Accounts Form 96, including financial data as recent as possible, a non-collusion Affidavit, Alternate Bids, and any

other documents required by the “Instructions for Bidders”, Spec. Section 00110.

A Bid Security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid, payable to “Duneland School Corporation”, shall accompany the Bid in accordance with “Instructions for Bidders”, to

guarantee the successful Bidder will enter into contract with the School Corporation according to the terms of the Contract Documents, including furnishing of a satisfactory “Performance Bond” the amount of 100% of Contract. Bidder may file either a Bid Bond or a certified check with his Bid.

All work shall be done in accordance with Contract Documents prepared for this Project and work shall be completed within time period as provided in Supplementary Conditions, Spec. Section 00310.

Drawings and Specifications are on file and may be examined by prospective Bidders at the following locations or on the online plan room at „ after April 26, 2011.

1. Office of the Architect:

Gerometta & Kinel Architects, Inc.

1200 N. State Rd. 49

Chesterton, IN 46304

(219) 926-6655


2. Office of the Owner:

c/o Mr. Mark McKibben

Duneland School Corp.

601 Morgan Avenue

Chesterton, IN 46304


3. Office of the Engineer:

M/E Design Services, Inc.

120 S. Hill St.

Mishawaka, IN 46544



All Prime Bidders will be required to have at least one complete set of Project Drawings and Project specifications Manual. The total deposit for each set of Project Drawings and Specifications Manual will be One-Hundred dollars ($100.00) per set on a 100% refundable basis, if returned in useable condition within thirty (30) days after opening of Bids.

Drawings and Specifications (Project Manual) may be obtained after April 26, 2011 at the office of Gerometta & Kinel Architects, 1200 N. State Road 49, Chesterton, Indiana (219) 926-6655. A maximum number of four (4) sets of project Drawings and Specifications will be issued to Prime Bidders.

Interested Subcontractors and Material Suppliers should obtain Drawings and Specifications from Prime Bidders, or should arrange to view Drawings and Specifications at the locations listed previously above.

Those Bidders wishing to have Drawings and Specifications mailed to them shall supply a UPS account number or send a separate check in the amount of $20.00 per set, non-refundable, payable to the Architect, for postage and handling.

Duneland School Corporation

Janice Custer, President

Ron Stone, Secretary

(April 21, 28, 2011)