Jul 12 2016

Sealed proposals will be received by Mercer Health in the Hospital Meeting Room (Luken Room) at 800 West Main Street, Coldwater, Ohio 45828 until 3:00pm August 4, 2016 at which time and place proposals will be opened publicly and read aloud. Proposals received after 3:00pm will be returned unopened. Proposals shall be for the furnishing of materials and the performance of labor necessary for the:

Renovations and Alterations for

Mercer Health West Campus East Physician Suite

830 West Main Street

Coldwater, Ohio 45828

All in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by Garmann/Miller & Associates, Inc., 38 S. Lincoln Drive, P.O. Box 71, Minster, Ohio 45865:

A Lump Sum bid for the project will be received.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:30am July 21, 2016 at the Weight Management Conference Room at Mercer Health West Campus 830 West Main Street, Coldwater, Ohio 45828. Enter the south entrance to the building. The pre-bid meeting is not mandatory but bidders are strongly encouraged to attend.

A Bid Security in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, irrevocable letter of credit, or surety company bond pursuant to Chapter 1305 of the Ohio Revised code in the amount of 10% of the total bid shall accompany each bid; or a bid guaranty bond in accordance with Chapter 153.571 of the Ohio Revised Code in the amount of 100% of the total bid shall accompany each bid.

If a bid security in the amount of 10% of the full bid amount is submitted with this bid, each successful bidder is required to furnish a Performance Bond and Labor and Material Bond from an acceptable surety in the amount of 100% of the full contract amount in accordance with Section 153.571 of the Ohio Revised Code.

If a bid guaranty bond in the amount of 100% of the total bid is submitted with the bid, no additional Performance and Labor and Material Bond is required to be furnished by the successful Bidder.

Successful Bidders shall conform to the Ohio "Schedule of Prevailing Wages". The bidder may access the Oho Department of Commerce, Wage & Hour Bureau at its web site for current edition of wage rates.

The Contract Documents, including Drawings and Specifications, are on file for public inspection at the office of the Architect: Garmann/Miller & Associates Inc., 38 South Lincoln Drive, Minster, Ohio 45865, Phone 419-628-4240, Fax 419-628-4299: the office of the Dave Uhlenhake at Mercer Health; Construction News Corporation, Middleburg Heights, Ohio: the McGraw Hill - Dodge Plan Room in Columbus, Ohio: the Builders Exchange in Dayton, Ohio and Toledo Ohio and iSqFt Cincinnati, Ohio

Contract Documents and a file on CD may be purchased from the printer for $75.00; DC Reprographics, 1254 Courtland Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43201; www.DCplanroom.com; Phone 614-297-1200; Fax 614-297-1300. Each Bidder is responsible for shipping cost or providing a shipping number for billing to the bidders account.

Each bid must be submitted in duplicate on a blank form furnished by the Architect, in a sealed envelope. Mark plainly on the outside of the envelope, the branch of work bid upon. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the bid opening

The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities, irregularities and/or errors in the bids to the extent permitted by law. This includes the right to extend the date and time for receipt of bids.