LEGAL NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The Pierce Township Board of Trustees, Clermont County, Ohio will be accepting sealed bids for the furnishing of all labor, equipment, and materials needed to construct 2019 ROAD RESURFACING PROGRAM, in accordance with the Ohio Department of Transportation Construction and Material Specifications effective January 1, 2013 and its revisions and supplements, Standard Construction Drawings, Ohio Manual of Uniform Traffic Control, and other applicable standards in force on the date of letting and in accordance with the Project Specifications (including Special Provisions) on file in the office of the Pierce Township Fiscal Officer.
All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: BID: 2019 ROAD RESURFACING PROGRAM, and received in the office of the Pierce Township Board of Trustees, 950 Locust Corner Road, Cincinnati, OH 45245, no later than 2:00 PM Local Time on Friday, May 3, 2019. All bids shall be opened and read publicly at 2:30 p.m. Instructions to Bidders, Specifications, and Bid Documents detailing the terms and conditions of the proposed improvement may be obtained by the interested Bidders from the Pierce Township Service Department Director, 950 Locust Corner Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245. The telephone number is (513) 947-2021 and selecting option #3. The Fax number is (513) 752-8418
The Pierce Township Board of Trustees reserves the right to waive any informalities, reject any or all bids and to hold such bids for a period of sixty (60) days before taking any action thereon, and to award a contract to the lowest and best bidder.
Each person bidding for a contract for the construction, demolition, alteration, repair, or reconstruction of any public improvement is required to file with his bid a bid guaranty in the form of either (1) a bond for the full amount of the bid or (2) a certified check, cashier’s check or irrevocable letter of credit pursuant to Chapter 1305 of the Ohio Revised Code in an amount equal to ten (10) percent of the bid pursuant to Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code. The successful bidder at the time it enters into the contract shall be required to file a performance bond in the full amount of the contract pursuant to Section 153.54(c) of the Ohio Revised Code. In lieu of the Performance Bond, the bidder may submit a combined Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond, in conformance with Section 153.571 of the Ohio Revised Code, with the Bid Proposal. Bid security in Bond form shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.
Attention Bidders: Letters of credit and bid bonds must be filed with original signatures. Facsimile and electronic copies of the letter of credit, bid bond and Power of Attorney of the Surety will be deemed non-responsive.
Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Clermont County, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Department of Industrial Relations.
PIERCE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO
Debbie Schwey, Fiscal Officer