ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDDERS

    Sealed Bids for the Lucerne Park Amphitheater Project for the City of Warsaw, Indiana (herein called the "OWNER") will be received by the Owner at the Clerk-Treasurer’s office located at 102 South Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Indiana until Friday, June 21st at  10:30 a.m. (local time).  Any Bid received after the deadline will be returned unopened.  All Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately following the submittal deadline during the regularly scheduled Board of Works meeting in the Council Chambers at the same address.

    The work shall include: construction of an outdoor amphitheater at Lucerne Park. Work shall be constructed under a Lump Sum Price Contract.

    Construction documents can be obtained at the Warsaw Parks Department located at 117 East Canal Street in Warsaw, Indiana.

    Bids shall be properly and completely executed on a State Board of Accounts Form 96 (Revised 2013).   Each Bid shall be accompanied by the Contractor's Bid Attachment (included with the Contract Specifications) to Form 96, a Financial Statement (completely filled out and signed) and a bid security in the form of an acceptable certified check payable to the Owner or an acceptable Bidder's bond, in an amount of not less than 5% of the total bid price, in accordance with the Contract Specifications. The phrase Lucerne Park Amphitheater Quote shall be printed on the outside of the sealed bid package.

    The Contract will be awarded in accordance with the provisions of IC 5-16-13 for Public Works projects awarded after June 30, 2015.  Pursuant to IC 5-16-13-7, the provisions of the law are incorporated by reference.

    A conditional or qualified bid will not be accepted.  Award will be made to the low, responsive, responsible bidder.

    For contracts over $300,000.00, in accordance with IC 5-16-13-10 and IC 8-23-10-0.5, Contractor must be qualified under either IC 4-13.6-4 or IC 8-23-10 (Indiana Department of Administration or Indiana Department of Transportation) before doing any work on a public works project.

    In accordance with IC 22-5-1.7-11.1, Contractors entering into a contract with the Owner, and contractors of any tier as defined in IC 5-16-13-4, will be required to enroll in and verify the work eligibility status of all newly hired employees through the E-Verify program (effective July 1, 2011), and comply with the reporting requirements of IC 5-16-13-11.

    In accordance with IC 5-22-16.5, Contractors entering into a contract with the Owner will be required to provide an Indiana Iran Investment Certification.

    In accordance with IC 5-16-13-11, Contractor shall submit an Employee Drug Testing Plan with their Bid and contractors of any tier as defined in IC 5-16-13-4 must comply with the drug testing requirements set forth in IC 4-13-18.  Contractors shall complete a Drug Testing Plan Certification to be submitted with their Bid.

    The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or minor defects in bids or bidding procedure, or reject any and all bids, or to accept the bid from the lowest most responsible and responsive bidder as exclusively determined by the Owner. Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of bids or authorized postponement thereof. No Bidder may withdraw a bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Should there be reasons why the contract cannot be awarded within the specified period, the time may be extended by mutual agreement between the Owner and the Bidder determined by the Owner to be the lowest most responsible and responsive.

    Submission of a signed Bid by the Bidder constitutes acknowledgment of and acceptance of all the documents and terms and conditions of the Contractual-Legal Requirements and Technical Sections of the specifications in the Project Manual.

CITY OF WARSAW, INDIANA

Honorable Dr. Joseph M. Thallemer, Mayor

Attest: Lynne Christiansen, Clerk-Treasurer

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