Sealed proposals marked “2021 Pavement Marking” and addressed to the Safety-Service Director of the City of Van Wert, Municipal Building, 515 East Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio 45891 will be received until 11:00 A.M. (Van Wert Time), on Thursday, July 1, 2021, for furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment necessary to fulfill this contract. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at Council Chambers in the Municipal Building, 515 East Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio 45891. The work for which proposals are invited is for the work required to re-paint the pavement markings currently in use within the City of Van Wert. In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code Section 307.87 this shall serve as notification that this notice is available on the City of Van Wert, Ohio’s internet web site on the World Wide Web by logging onto http://www.vanwert.org and going to Notices/Hot Topics from the home page and you will be able to view the notice.
Contract Documents, specifications, and the plans (if available) may be examined or obtained at the office of the Safety-Service. The nonrefundable fee for each set of specifications is $10.00. Checks shall be made payable to the City of Van Wert.
Each bidder is required to furnish with its proposal a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond in accordance with Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code. Bid Security furnished in with a certified check or in Bond form, which shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation that is 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 must submit a complete listing of all subcontractors to be used. The Owner intends and requires that this project be completed by August 27, 2021, or as weather permits. If the bids received are within an acceptable range of the Engineer’s Estimate, the City intends to issue a notice-to-proceed upon completion of the signed contract.
Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Van Wert County and the City of Van Wert as determined by the Ohio Department of Development. All work completed will be subject to all applicable local income taxes.
The Safety-Service Director reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, to waive any informality in the bidding and to enter into a contract with the bidder who in their consideration offered the lowest and best proposal. No late bids will be accepted. The clock in City Council Chambers shall be the official instrument used to declare closure of bidding.
By order of the Safety-Service Director
City of Van Wert, Ohio
Jay C. Fleming