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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town of Topeka, Indiana, by and through its Town Council, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed proposals for:
2012 STREET IMPROVEMENTS – PHASE II
Bids may be forwarded by registered mail addressed to the Owner in care of the Town Council, Town Hall, 124 East Lake Street, PO Box 127, Topeka, IN 46571 or delivered in person to the bid opening and will be considered by the Owner at a public meeting called to receive such proposals, provided the same shall have been received not later than 5:00 p.m., local prevailing time, on December 27, 2012 at the Town Hall, 124 East Lake Street, Topeka, IN 46571. Proposals received after the bid opening process has begun will be returned unopened. Bids will be evaluated and it is the intent that a tentative award of contract be made at the December 27, 2012 Special Town Council meeting.
The work to be performed and the proposals submitted, including any and all separate and combination proposals, 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 in the office of the following: the Engineer, 111 West Columbia Street, Suite 100; Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802; the Owner, the Town of Topeka, 124 East Lake Street, PO Box 127, Topeka, IN 46571.
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.
One (1) copy each of the plans, specifications and bidding documents may be purchased from the office of the Engineer. The purchase price is fifty dollars ($50.00), non-refundable in the form of a check made payable to DLZ Indiana, LLC. The documents are also available for review at the office of the Clerk-Treasurer.
TOWN OF TOPEKA, INDIANA
TOWN COUNCIL, By:
/S/ Tanner Troyer, Clerk Treasurer
DATE: November 5, 2012