NOTICE TO BIDDERS
TOWN OF PORTER
Sealed BIDS for the Town of Porter 2010 Town Hall Sidewalk Project will be received by the Town Council at the office of the Clerk Treasurer, 303 Franklin St., Porter, IN 46304, until 2:00 p.m., prevailing time, on August 10, 2010. Bids may be delivered or mailed to be read aloud during a special meeting on August 10, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. prevailing time.
The contract documents, including specifications can be obtained at the office of Duneland Group, Inc., located at 1498 Pope Court in Chesterton, IN 46304.
Proposals must be submitted on the proposal form included in the Contract documents. Proposals shall include a fully executed copy of Indiana Standard Form 96, which the contractor shall provide. Furthermore, proposals shall include the Contractor’s Statement of Non-Discrimination.
Proposals shall be accompanied by a certified check or Bank Draft payable to the Town of Porter or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder and a surety company in an amount equal to 10% of the Bid as a guarantee that the bidder, if the bid is accepted, will execute and file the proposed Contract and Bonds within ten days after the award of the Contract. The Certified Check or Bank Draft will be returned to the bidders immediately after the signing of the Contract by the Town.
A performance Bond in the amount of 125% of the total Contract price will be required of the successful bidder. In addition, a Labor and Material Payment Bond in the sum of not less than 100% of the total Contract amount will also be required of the successful bidder as well as two (2) year Guaranty (Maintenance) Bond in the amount of 20% of the final contract amount.
The Town of Porter reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities in bidding, and to award a Contract in the best interests of the Town. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the date set for the opening thereof.
It is contemplated that, upon opening, bids will be referred to Town of Porter Staff for review with the awarding of the bids to take place at a later meeting.
By: Carol Pomeroy
Clerk Treasurer, Town of Porter
(August 2, 2010)