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Notice for Bids - LaGrange street improvements

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of LaGrange, Indiana, by and through its Town Council, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed bids for:

2017 STREET IMPROVEMENTS

Part 1: East Michigan Street (Detroit St. to Poplar St.)

Bids may be forwarded by registered mail addressed to the Owner in care of the Town Council, Town Hall, 1201 N. Townline Road, LaGrange, IN 46761 or delivered in person to the bid opening and will be considered by the Owner at a public meeting called to receive such bids, provided the same shall have been received not later than 7:00 p.m., local prevailing time, on May 15, 2017 (Monday) at the Town Hall, 1201 N. Townline Road, LaGrange, IN 46761. Bids received after the bid opening process has begun will be returned unopened.

The Town will receive bids until 4:00 p.m. and between 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on the day of the Bid Opening; the Town Hall will be closed from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

Bids shall be submitted in an enclosed opaque sealed envelope, marked “2017 STREET IMPROVEMENTS – PART 1: EAST MICHIGAN STREET”. Bids will be evaluated and it is the intent that an award of contract be made within thirty (30) days of the bid opening.

Work includes construction and/or improvements of street removal and replacement with full depth asphalt section, new ADA ramps, pavement markings, related appurtenances, and site restoration. If ordered work includes sidewalk replacement along Poplar and Michigan Streets.

The work to be performed and the bids submitted, including any and all separate and combination bids, shall include sufficient and proper sums for all General, Construction, Mechanical, Electrical, Installation, Labor, Materials, Tools, Equipment, Taxes (both Federal and State), Permits, Licenses, Insurance, Service Costs, and so forth, incident to and required for the construction of the facilities.

All materials furnished and labor performed incident to and required for the proper and satisfactory execution of the contracts shall be furnished and performed in accordance with the requirements of the contract documents as defined in the General Conditions of the Construction Contract, and any addenda thereto, prepared by the Engineer, DLZ Indiana, LLC. Said drawings are on file for viewing in the office of the following: the Engineer, 825 South Barr Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802; and the Owner, Town Hall, 1201 N. Townline Road, LaGrange, IN 46761.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or acceptable Bidder's Bond made payable to the Owner, in a sum of not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the highest aggregate proposal, which check or bond will be held by the Owner as evidence that the Bidder will, if awarded a contract or contracts, enter into the same with the Owner upon notification from him to do so within fourteen (14) days of said notification.

Approved Performance and Payment Bonds guaranteeing faithful and proper performance of the work and materials, to be executed by an acceptable surety company, will be required of each Contractor at the time of contract execution. The bond will be in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price and must be in full force and effect for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of written acceptance of and final payment of the work.

Failure to execute a contract and to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond as hereinafter set out will be cause for forfeiture to the Owner of the amount of money represented by the Certified Check or Bidder's Bond, as and for liquidated damages.

Bids shall be properly and completely executed on bid forms provided by the Engineer which shall include the Non-Collusion Affidavit. Each bid shall also include the revised Indiana Questionnaire Form No. 96, all as required by Statute.

No bids shall be withdrawn after the opening of bids without the consent of the Owner for a period of thirty (30) days after the scheduled time of receiving same.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any bid, or all bids, or to accept any bid or bids, or to make combination of bids as may seem desirable, and to waive any and all informalities in the bidding.

The Project Manual, Technical Specifications, and all bid documents can be purchased through ARC, 455 Fernhill Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46808, Phone (260) 483-8066, fortwayne.orders@e-arc.com.

                                                TOWN OF LAGRANGE, INDIANA

                                                TOWN COUNCIL, By:

                                                __________/S/_______________

                                                Laurie Miller

                                                Clerk Treasurer

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