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NOTICE TO BIDDERS BELMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO  43950

Sealed bids will be received by the Belmont County Board of Commissioners at the Commissioner’s Office, Belmont County Courthouse, 101 West Main Street, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 until 10:00 A.M. (Local Time), Wednesday, May 13, 2020 for furnishing all services, labor, materials and equipment for Belmont County Engineer’s PROJECT #20-2:  2020 Chip Seal Program, then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.  This project consists of applying dust suppressants to repaired areas and preparing and applying a single chip seal on approximately 387,780 square yards of County and Township Roads.

Copies of specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the Commissioners’ office between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. daily, Monday thru Friday.

A bid guaranty shall be provided with the bid in accordance with Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code as follows:

A bid guaranty shall be provided with the bid in accordance with Section 153.54(B) O.R.C. for the full amount of the bid, or certified check, cashier’s check or letter of credit in accordance with Section 153.54(C) O.R.C. in an amount equal to 10% of the bid.  Bid security furnished in Bond form shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.

Each proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein.  Each bidder shall be pre-qualified by the Ohio Department of Transportation at the time of the bid opening and shall submit certification of said approval and pre-qualifications with bid. 

The owner intends and requires that this project be completed by August 29, 2020.

All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable use Ohio products, materials, services and labor in the implementation of their project.  Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of the Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972 and the Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required.

Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Belmont County, Ohio, as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division, (614) 644-2239.  Each bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. 

The Belmont County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informalities in the bids received, and to accept any bid or combination of bids which is deemed most favorable to the County at the time and under the conditions stipulated.  The Commissioners further declare that they will award the contract for this project to the lowest and best bid, which may not necessarily be the lowest bid.  The bid package contains a Plan and Equipment Questionnaire designed to gather certain information that may be considered in this regard.  No single factor will control the Board’s decision to award, and the Board reserves the right to exercise its full discretion.

Terry D. Lively, P.S., P.E., Belmont County Engineer

Times Leader Advertisement:  Two (2) Tuesdays, April 28, 2020 and May 5, 2020.

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Commissioners of Belmont County, Ohio (the “County”), as provided in this notice for the Belmont County Divisional Courts Building Renovation Project (the “Project”). Contract documents, which include additional details of the Project, are available for digital download from McKinley Architect + Engineers Phone: (304) 233-0140; Fax: (304) 233-4613; Email: lsaseen@mckinleydelivers.com.

Bids shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to Belmont County Commissioners, ATTN: Jayne Long, 101 West Main Street, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 and plainly marked on the outside “BELMONT COUNTY DIVISIONAL COURTS BUILDING RENOVATION Project BID.” Bids will be received until 10:00 a.m., local time, December 18, 2019. 

Questions regarding plans and specifications should be addressed in writing to McKinley & Associates, Attn: Christina Schessler at cschessler@mckinleydelivers.com.   

All bids must include a Bid Guaranty, as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Prevailing wage rates apply.  No bidder may withdraw its bid within 60 days after the opening; the County reserves the right to waive irregularities, reject any or all bids, and conduct necessary investigations to determine bidder responsibility.

By order of the Board of Commissioners of Belmont County, Ohio

Times Leader Advertisement: Two (2) Mondays, November 18 & November 25, 2019