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NOTICE TO BIDDERS
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Sealed bids will be received by the City of Hammond, Attn: Hammond Board of Public Works and Safety, 5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, 46320 until 9:00 AM, Thursday March 9, 2023 and then will be publicly opened and read aloud regarding the 2022-2 CCMG Funding project listed below. Any bids received later than the above time will be returned unopened.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This work shall include, but is not limited to, 177th Street/179th Street Paving and associated work items of 177th St and 179th St in the City of Hammond, Lake County, Indiana.
COMPLETION DATE: This work shall be completed by October 27, 2023.
BID DOCUMENTS: Plans, Specifications and Plan Documents are available for examination in the office of the Hammond City Engineer and Dean Button, P.E. Electronic copies of the Plans, Specifications and Plan Documents may be obtained at www.hwcplanroom.com upon payment of $25.00 per set payable to the www.hwcplanroom.com (non-refundable). A set consists of a set of plans and a set of specifications and bidding documents in electronic PDF format. Bids shall be properly and completely executed on bid forms contained in the Contract Documents.
All Bidders must be properly licensed in the City of Hammond at the time bids are received. Contractors may contact the Hammond Building Inspections Department to inquire on General Contractor and Sub¬contractors licensing and requirements, at 219.853.6316 or the Hammond website, www.gohammond.com Inspections Department for applications.
Please note that the Hammond Contracting Board only meets once per month, at the first Monday of every month at 6:00 pm in the Inspection Department Conference Room. The deadline for submitting an application and required information for a Hammond License is one week prior to the meeting. For this bid, the next deadline to submit an application is February 27, 2023 and then corresponding meeting date is March 6, 2023
All Bidders must comply with Hammond Ordinance No. 9519 related to Responsible Bidding Practices that requires all Bidders to become prequalified by the City of Hammond Building Commissioner prior to submitting a Bid for Public Works for the City of Hammond. A copy of the ordinance is contained in the Contract Documents, Section 00 73 55. Contact the Hammond Building Department for more details at (219) 853-6317.
No bidder may withdraw his proposal for a period of 60 days following the date set for receiving bids. The City of Hammond reserves the right to retain any and all bids for a period of not more than 60 days, and said bids shall remain in full force and effect during said time. The City of Hammond further reserves the right to waive informalities and to award the contract to any Bidder all to the advantage of the City of Hammond or to reject all bids.
A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 17, 2023 at the City of Hammond located at 5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana. Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the Conference.
BID SECURITY: Each bid shall be accompanied by an acceptable certified check or cashier’s check made payable to the City of Hammond or an acceptable Bid Bond in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid price executed by an incorporated surety company in good standing and qualified to do business in the State of Indiana.
BONDS: A performance bond and payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price will be required.
INDIANA REQUIREMENT: Standard Indiana Form 96 (Revised 2013) which includes non-collusion affidavit will be required.
Contractors submitting a bid for City construction projects must subscribe to the Indiana Plan and a joint apprenticeship and training program for that project if their bid is accepted and provide proof of same before any payments are made.
Each bidder must ensure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, creed, color, sex or national origin and each bidder must conform with the anti¬discrimination provisions of IC 5-16-6. An Affirmative Action Statement must be submitted at time of bid.
BY: Jeff Long
TITLE: Board of Public Works & Safety, President
DATE: February 2, 2023
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