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Water Meter Replacement Bid Opening

March 17, 2022 @ 8:00 am - April 5, 2022 @ 5:00 pm


Water Meter Replacement 


Sealed Bids for Water Meter Replacement, will be received by the City of Van Wert, at the 515 East Main Street, Van Wert, Ohio 45891, until 11:00 AM, local time, on April 5, 2022  at which time they will be publicly opened and read.

In general, the work consists of the replacement of approximately 4860 water meters ranging from 5/8 inch to 2 inches in diameter located throughout the City of Van Wert, Ohio.

The issuing office is Jones & Henry Engineers, Ltd., 3103 Executive Parkway, Suite 300, Toledo, Ohio 43606. Copies of the Bidding Documents may be examined at the Owner’s office listed above or the issuing office, without charge.

Technical questions regarding the project should be e-mailed to the Project Manager Theodore Bennett, P.E. at tbennett@jheng.com at Jones & Henry Engineers, Ltd.

Copies of Bidding Documents and Contract Documents may be obtained electronically from Newfax Corporation, Phone 419-241-5157, www.newfaxcorp.com.  A non-refundable fee will be required for each set of Bidding and Contract Documents by Newfax Corporation payable to Newfax Corporation.

Neither Owner nor Engineer has any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or sufficiency of any bid documents obtained from any source other than the source indicated in these documents. Obtaining these documents from any other source(s) may result in obtaining incomplete and inaccurate information. Obtaining these documents from any source other than directly from the source listed herein may also result in failure to receive any addenda, corrections, or other revisions to these documents that may be issued.

Bids must be submitted on the forms bound herein, must contain the names of every person or company interested therein, and shall be accompanied by either a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond in the amount of 100% of the amount bid with satisfactory corporate surety, or by a certified check on a solvent bank in the amount of not less than 10% of the amount of the Bid, subject to conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders. The successful bidder will be required to furnish satisfactory Performance Bond and Maintenance and Guarantee Bond in the amount of 100% of the Bid.

The Contractor shall be required to pay not less than the prevailing wage rates established by the federal Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Any Bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled closing time for receipt of Bids, but no bidder shall withdraw his Bid within 90 days after the actual opening thereof.

This procurement is subject to the EPA policy of encouraging the participation of small business in rural areas (SBRAs). The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, waive irregularities in any Bid, and to accept any Bid which is deemed most favorable to the Owner.

Jay Fleming

Safety-Service Director




March 17, 2022 @ 8:00 am
April 5, 2022 @ 5:00 pm