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NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Pittston Area School District, 5 Stout Street, Pittston, PA 18640, is soliciting bids for Stadium Lighting Replacement at Pittston Area High School, 5 Stout Street, Pittston, PA 18640. Bids will be received for the following prime contract(s): Electrical Construction The Owner will receive bids until 10:00 AM on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Pittston Area School District, District Administration Office located at 5 Stout Street, Pittston, PA 18640, Attention: Mr. Kevin Booth, Superintendent Bids received after that time will not be accepted. All bids will be opened publicly shortly thereafter. All bids shall be enclosed in envelopes (inner and outer) both of which shall be sealed and clearly labeled with the words “SEALED BIDS FOR CONTRACT AND NAME; STADIUM LIGHTING REPLACEMENT AT PITTSTON AREA HIGH SCHOOL”, and the name and Prime Contract Number bid on, name of bidder and date and time of bid opening, in order to guard against premature opening of the bid. Facsimile bids will not be accepted or considered. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $50.00 by inputting Quest project #7603280 on the websites Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952.233.1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is available for a nonrefundable price of $100.00 per set plus shipping and handling, via prepayment and providing Bidder’s Federal Express or UPS Account Numbers. Please make your check payable to Quad Three Group, Inc., 37 North Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. Contact Diane Molenda at 570.829.4200, Ext. 331. Documents will be available after 4:00 PM Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Cut-off date for issuing Bidding and Contract Documents shall be Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 12:00 noon. All bids shall remain firm for sixty (60) days following opening of bids. Each contractor and each sub-contractor shall be licensed in the community where the work will occur. The Contract will be written to retain 10% for each request for payment. When the Contract is 50% completed, no further retainage will be withheld, but no retainage previously withheld will be returned to the Contractor. All retainage withheld during the first 50% of the work will be held until completion. However, the Architect must approve the Application for Payment. The Contractor must be making satisfactory progress and there must be no specific cause for greater withholding. The Owner-Contractor Agreement will be the Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor, AIA Document A101, 2017 edition. The Owner requires that all Bids shall comply with the bidding requirements specified in the Instructions To Bidders. The Owner may, at its discretion waive informalities in Bids, but is not obligated to do so, nor does it represent that it will do so. The Owner also reserves the right to reject any and all Bids. Under no circumstances will the Owner waive any informality which, by such waiver, would give one Bidder a substantial advantage or benefit not enjoyed by all other Bidders. Bonding companies for Performance and Payment Bonds must be listed in the U.S. Treasury Circular No. 570. A Bid Bond made payable to the Pittston Area School District in the amount of 10% of each Base Bid shall accompany each bid, executed by the Contractor and a surety company licensed to do business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, the bidder shall execute the proposed contract and shall furnish and pay for a Performance and Payment Bond in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price as security for the performance of the Contract and payment of all costs thereof, upon execution of Contract. If, after fifteen (15) days the bidder shall fail to execute said Contract and Bond, the Bid Bond shall be forfeited to the Owner as liquidated damages. The Bid Bond of all bidders, except the three low bidders, will be returned within ten (10) days after the opening of the bids. The Bid Bond of the three low bidders for each prime contract will be returned within three days after the executed Contracts and required bonds have been approved by the Owner. The successful Bidder will be required to file a Stipulation Against Mechanic’s Liens prior to commencing work. Bidders will be permitted to access the site by appointment only. Contact the Owner’s Representative listed in the Project Manual. The Bidding Documents and Forms of Proposal may be examined at the following site during regular business hours: Quad Three Group, Inc., 37 North Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701, telephone 570-829-4200, facsimile 570-829-3732. Dodge Editorial of NEPCA, 363 Laurel Street, Lower Level, Pittston, PA 18640, telephone 570-655-5905, facsimile 570-655-5960. Pre-Bid Conference: A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Pittston Area School District. All prospective bidders shall meet at the stadium entrance.