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NOTICE TO BIDDERS
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
1.1 BID INFORMATION
A. Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Board of School Trustees of the Duneland School Corporation on April 21, 2022, until 10:00 a.m. CST (local time) for the: 2022 Mechanical Renovations at: Chesterton High School. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud at the Duneland School Corporation Administration Office, 601 West Morgan Avenue, Chesterton, Indiana 46304.
B. A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on April 14, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. CST (local time) at Chesterton High School, 2125 S. 11th Street, Chesterton Indiana 46304. All Bidders are encouraged to attend and sign in at the meeting, which will also be attended by the Owner, Architect, and Engineer. A walk-through of the school will immediately follow the pre-bid meeting.
C. Anticipated Award of Contract date: May 2, 2022.
D. Anticipated Start of Construction: June 3, 2022.
E. Anticipated Substantial Completion date: August 5, 2022.
F. Lump sum bid proposals will be received for this project at the scheduled time. Bids received after this time shall be returned unopened.
G. Bid security in the form of a bid bond or certified check in an amount equal to 10 percent of the base bid amount shall be submitted with the bid. Should a bid bond be submitted, the bid bond shall be payable to the Duneland School Corporation.
H. Bids shall be submitted on or before the specified closing time in an opaque sealed envelope addressed to: Mr. Greg Lindy, Director of Support Services, 601 W. Morgan Avenue, Chesterton, IN 46304, ATTENTION: 2022 Mechanical Renovations at: Chesterton High School – BID.
I. The Board of School Trustees of the Duneland School Corporation reserves the right to reject any or all bids or parts thereof, or to waive any irregularities or informalities, and to make the award in the best interest of the Duneland School Corporation. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled bid opening date.
J. All bidders must comply with all Board of School Trustees local policies as outlined in the bidding documents.
K. Bidding documents are on file and may be obtained upon receipt of deposit in the amount of $100 for 1 set of the bidding documents consisting of 2 sets of plans, 2 Project Manuals, 1 Compact Disc containing PDF files of drawings and project manual, and 1 set of bid forms from: Gill Reprographics, Inc. (GRI), 17W715 Butterfield Road, Suite B, Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181, (630) 652-0800, www.gillrepro.com. If only digital files of bidding documents are requested, a one-time non-refundable fee of $15.00 (payable to Gill Reprographics, Inc.) can be paid. Login information to download digital files will be provided by Gill Reprographics, Inc.
L. The Architect for the above referenced project is Tria Architecture, Inc., (630) 455-4500.
Board of School Trustees of the Duneland School Corporation
601 West Morgan Avenue
Chesterton, Indiana 46304
3/31, 4/7 – 91907 HSPAXLP