Sealed Bids for the construction of the Big Monon Ditch - Maintenance- 545+00 will be received, by the Big Monon Joint Drainage Board, at the office of the Pulaski County Surveyor’s Office, 112 East Main Street, Room 130, Winamac, IN 46996 until 9:30 AM local time on July 19th, 2018, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any bids received later than the above time will be returned unopened.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The maintenance and reinforcement of the Bid Monon Ditch includes but is not limited to:

• Using riprap to stabilize the toe and bank.

• Using riprap to fix and stabilize the rock chute areas that have been eroded.

• Protecting the waterway and· surrounding wetlands to minimize the construction impact.

BID DOCUMENTS: Copies of the Specifications and Contract Documents may be obtained at Banning Engineering in Plainfield, Indiana and at the Pulaski County Surveyor’s Office in Winamac, Indiana. Copies of the documents are available for examining beginning at 10:00 am, local time, June 13th, 2018 at the office of the Pulaski County Surveyor, Courthouse, Room 130, Winamac, Indiana 46996. Paper copies will be $50.00 and electronic copies will be $0.00. Payments shall be made by check, money order or cash payable to the office from which the documents are being picked up.

INDIANA REQUIREMENTS: Standard Questionnaire Form 96, shall be completely filled out and signed, including attachment of Contractor’s Financial Statement as stipulated in Section III. An E-Verify Certification Form is also required.

Bids shall be properly and completely executed on Bid Forms and in the order as identified and contained in the Contract Documents obtainable from the offices as stated above. Each bid shall be accompanied by a completely filled out Form No. 96, E-Verify Certification Form and acceptable Bid Security. Any bid not accompanied by the above-required items shall be deemed a non-responsive bid.

No Bidder may withdraw his bid within a period of 60 days following the date set for the receiving of bids. The Owner reserves the right to retain any and all bids for a period of not more than 60 days and said bid shall remain in full force and effect during said time. The Owner further reserves the right to waive informalities and to award the Contract to any Bidder, all to the advantage of the Owner or to reject all bids.

BID SECURITY: Each bid shall be accompanied by an acceptable certified check made payable to or an acceptable bid bond in the amount equal to five (5%) percent of the total bid price executed by an incorporated surety company in good standing and qualified to do business in the State of Indiana and whose name appears on the most current Treasury Department Circular No. 570.

PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid meeting for all divisions of work will be held at 9:00 a.m. (Local Time) on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the County Courthouse, 112 East Main Street, Winamac, IN 46996. A site visit will be conducted after the meeting. Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. Engineer will transmit to all prospective Bidders of record such Addenda as Engineer considers necessary in response to questions arising at the conference. Oral statements may not be relied upon and will not be binding or legally effective.

BONDS: A Performance Bond and Payment Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the Contract price will be required from the Contractor to whom the work is awarded.

Owner: Big Monon Joint Drainage Board

Location: Pulaski County, Indiana

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Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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