NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town of Winamac, Indiana, by and through its Town Council, hereinafter referred to as the Town, will receive sealed proposals for the following services:

Collection and disposal of refuse, including recyclables, from locations within the Town limits for the term of five years with the possible three year extension, in accordance with the Town’s “Specifications for the Collection and Disposal of Refuse, including Recyclables” (“Specifications”) approved by the Town Council.

Proposals may be forwarded by Certified Mail, addressed to the Town, in care of the Town Manager, 120 W. Main St., Winamac, IN 46996, or delivered in person to the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office. Bids are to be received by 4:00 PM (EST) on Friday, October 6, 2023. Bids will be opened and considered at a meeting of the Winamac Town Council to be held at 6:00 pm (EST) on Monday, October 9, 2023 at the Winamac Municipal Utility Complex, 623 W. 11th Street, Winamac, IN 46996. Bids received after 4:00 pm (EST) on Friday, October 6, 2023, will be returned unopened to the bidder.

All services and materials furnished and labor performed incidental to the performance of the contract shall be furnished and performed in accordance with the requirements of the “Specifications”, available from the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, 120 W. Main St., Winamac, IN 46996.

Each bid response shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the legend “Refuse Collection” and the name and address of the Bidder.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check or acceptable bidder’s bond made payable to the Town, in a sum of Ten Thousand ($10,000), which check or bond will be held by the Town as evidence that the Bidder will, if awarded a contract, enter into the same with the Town upon notification from it to do so, within (15) days of said notification.

Approved performance bond guaranteeing faithful and proper performance of the services, to be executed by an acceptable surety company, will be required of the contractor at the time of contract execution. The bond shall be in the amount of 10% of the one (1) year’s contract bid price, in accordance with the “Specifications”.

Failure to execute a contract and to furnish a performance bond as herein set out will be cause for forfeiture to the Town of the amount of money represented by the certified check or bidder’s bond, as and for liquidated damages.

Proposals shall be properly and completely executed on bid forms provided by the Town and shall include the Non-Collusion Affidavit and Contractors Form 96, executed by the Bidder, all as required by statute.

No bids shall be withdrawn after the opening of the bids without the consent of the Town for a period of ninety (90) days after the scheduled time of receiving same.

No consideration for conditional escalation on unit prices can be considered, and, therefore, bidders are advised not to include any such escalation clauses in their proposals for these services.

Questions may be addressed to the Winamac Town Manager at 120 W. Main Street 574-946-3451or email townmanager@townofwinamac.com.



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Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

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