ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be accepted online via the PennBid Program until Friday, December 17, 2021 at 10:00 am prevailing time for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary for: Paul Lemen Drive Drainage Improvement Project. Bids will be unsealed and made publicly available online at www.PennBid.net on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 10:30AM am prevailing time.
There will be a non-mandatory virtual pre-bid meeting on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 10:00 am. To register for the pre-bid meeting, please contact W. Chris McClure, PE, CME, T&M Associates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Bid Documents and solicitation details are available at no cost at www.PennBid.net
The bids must be made on the online forms furnished by the Owner and the bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid, made payable to the Owner. All bids must be accompanied by a Surety’s Consent. Said surety to be licensed to conduct business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The successful bidder shall be bound to furnish and pay for a Performance Bond and a Labor (“Public Works Contractors’ Bond Law of 1967,” P.L. 869, 8 P.S. § 191 et seq) & Material Payment Bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, and a Maintenance Bond in an amount equal to fifteen percent (15%) of the contract price, on bond forms acceptable to the Owner.
The Bidder’s attention is called to the fact that the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act applies to this Contract and that the successful Bidder shall pay no less than the Wage Rates determined for the project area as set forth in the Contract Documents. In addition, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act, apply to this project and it is a specific requirement that any contractor who submits a bid provide PennDOT pre-qualified certification.
The Bidder’s attention is also called to the fact that the Project has been financed in part by a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Financing Authority, conditions of which are set forth in the Contract Documents.
The successful bidder shall take affirmative action to ensure that applicants for employment and employees or agents are treated without discrimination based upon race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, or disability.
If the contract is awarded it will be to the lowest responsible bidder, however the Owner reserves the right to reject any and or all bids and to waive any informality in the bidding, as permitted by law. No bidder may withdraw a bid within ninety (90) days after the actual date of the opening thereof, except in accordance with the terms of PA Act 4 of 1974, latest revision.
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