Bid Notices

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Please check this web page regularly, as we will post bid notices, general notices, and requests for proposal as they become available to the general public.


Sealed proposals for the Perrysville Trail Project will be received by the Ashland County Commissioners at 110 Cottage Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805, until 9:15 a.m., May 3, 2018 and then at 9:15 a.m. at said office opened and read aloud.

Plans, Specifications, and bid forms may be secured at the office of the Ashland County Commissioners. A non-refundable fee of zero dollars will be required for each set of plans and specifications.

In accordance with ORC Section 153.54, each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check or Cashier’s Check or Letter of Credit equal to ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, or a bond for the full amount of the bid as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, a contract will be entered into and a performance bond properly secured. Bid security furnished in Bond form shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety and shall be to the credit of the Ashland County Commissioners. The “Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond Instructions” found in the bid documents provides specific instructions with regard to Bid Guarantees and Contract Bonds. Should any bid be rejected, such instrument will be forthwith returned upon proper execution of a contract.

Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on government projects of similar size and complexity, and a complete listing of all subcontractors to be used. The owner intends and requires that these projects be started no earlier than June 1, 2018 and completed no later than August 31, 2018.

Attention of all bidders is called to the special requirements which will be included in the contract regarding Federal Labor Standards Provisions and minimum wages to be paid as per Section 4115.04 of the Ohio Revised Code. Funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development CDBG Program will be used to pay for this project. Davis-Bacon Wage rates will be paid on this project.

Bids shall be sealed and marked as “Bid for Perrysville Trail Project” and mailed or delivered to:

Ashland County Commissioners
Attn: Nikki Hiller
110 Cottage Street
Ashland, OH 44805

The Ashland County Commissioners reserve the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids. Attention of bidders is called to all of the requirements contained in this bid packet, particularly to the Federal Labor Standards Provisions and Davis-Bacon Wages, various insurance requirements, various equal opportunity provisions, and the requirement for a payment bond and performance bond for 100% of the contract price. No bidder may withdraw his bid within thirty (30) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

By Order of the Ashland County Commissioners

By: Gail Crossen, Clerk

Bidder's Affidavit

Ohio Revised Code sections 3517.13 (I)(3) and 3517.13(J)(3) require that no agency or department of this state or any political subdivision shall enter into any contract for the purchase of goods costing more than five hundred dollars or services costing more than five hundred dollars with a corporation, individual, partnership, or other unincorporated business, association, including, without limitation, a professional association organized under Chapter 1785. of the Revised Code, estate, or trust unless the contract includes a certification that the individuals named in Revised Code sections 3517.13(I)(1) and 3517.13(J)(1) are in compliance with the aforementioned provisions. The offeror is required to complete the following downloadable affidavit form (PDF document).

Failure to submit the required form with the proposal / bid packet will deem the offeror’s response to be non-responsive and disqualified from receiving further consideration.

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