Bid Notice

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed proposals will be received at the Erie County Engineer’s Office, 2700 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky,
Ohio 44870 until 1:00 p.m., local time, August 17, 2022. Bids will be opened and publicly read at the Milan
Township Trustees, 24 Park Street, Milan, Ohio 44846 at 7:00 p.m., local time, August 17, 2022 as
per O.R.C. 307.86 et seq., to furnish all labor, material, tools and transportation for the following described
improvement: Seminary Road Guardrail Improvements OPWC Project No. Dez37 in Milan Township, Erie
County, Ohio. All businesses, including minority owned, female owned, or small businesses are encouraged to
submit bids. Specifications may be examined at the Erie County Engineer’s Office, 2700 Columbus Avenue,
Sandusky, Ohio. The estimated bid construction cost for this project is as follows: $111,000.00.
Copies of the bidding documents may be obtained at the Erie County Engineer’s Office in accordance with the
Instructions to Bidders upon the deposit of the sum of Twenty–Five Dollars ($25.00) cash or check, for each
set. Deposit is non-refundable. An additional charge of Ten Dollars ($10.00) will be made for postage and
handling of plans and specifications, non-refundable. Documents can be shipped via UPS upon bidder providing
UPS account number. Please issue two separate checks. Checks shall be payable to Erie County Engineer’s
Office. If bidder fails to pay the deposit, the bid will not be accepted. The bid guaranty may be of two
forms: A Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond using the form in the Contract Documents (the amount of the bid
does NOT have to appear on this form) or a certified check, cashier's check or a letter of credit pursuant to
Chapter 1305 of the Ohio Revised Code in the amount of 10% of the bid drawn in favor of the Milan Township
Trustees. If the Contract is awarded, a Contract Bond will be required, which is one hundred per cent (100%)
payment and performance bond. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of bid
opening. Where there is reason to believe that collusion exists among bidders, the bids of those involved will be
rejected. Bidders are advised that Section 5719.042 of the Ohio Revised Code provides that no contract shall be
awarded until the successful bidder submits a statement informing the County Auditor of any delinquent
personal property taxes owed to Erie County. Seal and endorse your bid, “Seminary Road Guardrail
Improvements, OPWC Project No. DEZ37 in Milan Township, Erie County, Ohio”.
Each Proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons
interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and
complexity. The owner intends and requires that this project be completed one hundred (100) days after
commencement of the project, but no later than October 31, 2022. 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 Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and
Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required. Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on
Public Improvements in Erie County, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage
and Hour Division, (614) 644-2239. “Domestic steel use requirements as specified in section 153.011 of the
Revised Code apply to this project. Copies of section 153.011 of the Revised Code can be obtained from any of
the offices of the Department of Administrative Services.” Failure to complete the work within the time
specified in the proposal will be cause for liquidated damages to be deducted by the County in accordance with
the schedule listed in Section 108.07 of the State of Ohio Department of Transportation specifications. The
successful bidder shall enter into a contract that includes all requirements contained in the bid specifications.
The Notice To Bidders is posted on the internet and may be viewed at: Milan Township (milantwp.org). Milan
Township reserve the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids. By order of the Board of Milan
Township, Erie County, Ohio. By: Zachary Rospert, Fiscal Officer
Publish: August 3, 2022