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Seeking Sealed Bids for the Village of New Riegel, Ohio Sidewalk Project

May 21, 2018


Sealed bids for the Village of New Riegle Sidewalk Project, will be received in the office of the Seneca County Commissioners @ 111 Madison Street, Tiffin Ohio 44883, until 10:15 a.m. (local time) on June 12th, 2018 at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

 The opinion of probable construction cost is $100,000.

 Copies of the detailed plans, specifications and contract documents may be obtained or examined at the Seneca Regional Planning Commission office, 71 S Washington St, Suite 1104, Tiffin, OH  44883 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Monday thru Friday. Questions shall be directed to Seneca Regional Planning Commission at (419) 443-7936 ext 1123 or emailed to  

 A complete set of Bid Documents may be obtained from Seneca Regional Planning Commission for a non-refundable fee of $10.00 made payable to Seneca County Treasurer. Documents will be shipped, by FedEx only, with an additional payment to the County in the amount of $5.00 or with a valid FedEx account number provided to the County for the shipping charge.

 Should a bidder find any discrepancies in or omissions from any of the documents, or be in doubt as to their meaning, he shall advise Seneca Regional Planning Commission in writing, who will issue necessary addenda, or revised drawings, as may be appropriate.  However, no request for clarification/information will be accepted after three (3) days before the date on which bids are due.

 Attention of the Bidder is directed to the special requirements for wage rates, the hours of employment as ascertained and determined by the Federal Labor Standards Provisions, including Davis-Bacon wage rates and provided for in the laws of the State of Ohio.

 Successful Bidder must be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, which prohibits discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, handicap, political affiliation, or beliefs.

 Proposals must be submitted on the form furnished and must contain the name of every person, firm or corporation interested therein.  Bids shall be sealed and marked as “Village of New Riegel Sidwalk Replacement” and mailed or delivered as directed above.

 Bidders are required to file with their bid a Penal Bond in the amount of 10% of the bid or a certified check, a 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. The proposal bond or certified check submitted with the bid will be held as a guarantee that if the proposal is accepted, a contract will be entered into.  Proposal bonds and certified checks will be returned to all Bidders after the contract has been entered into and secured by a performance and payment bond of 100% of the contract with a satisfactory surety for the faithful performance of the work.

 The successful bidder will be required to execute an affidavit relative to delinquent personal property taxes pursuant to the provisions of Section 5719.042 of the Ohio Revised Code prior to entering into a contract.

 No Bid may be withdrawn within 30 days after the actual date of the bid opening.

 The Seneca County Board of Commissioners (Owner) intends to accept the lowest and best bidder for the project but reserves the right to reject any and all, or parts of any or all bids and to waive any minor informalities in any bid, or to make the award in the best interest of the Owner.

 Award of contract is also subject to the following provisions:

Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion – 49 CFR Part 29.

Domestic steel use requirements as specified in Ohio Revised Code § 153.011

Buy Ohio Preferences: To the extent practicable, use Ohio products, materials, services and labor Ohio Revised Code § 164.05 (A)(6)

 Board of Seneca County Commissioners

Bid packages are also available on the Seneca Regional Planning Commission website at


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71S. Washington St. Suite 1104
Tiffin, Ohio, 44883

Phone: (419)443-7936


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