Invitation for Bids

                                                               INVITATION FOR BIDS
                                             PERE MARQUETTE CHARTER TOWNSHIP
                                     FATHER MARQUETTE SHRINE RECONSTRUCTION

Sealed bids for “Pere Marquette Charter Township-Father Marquette Shrine Reconstruction” will be received on the 30th of August, 2017 at 2:00 pm local time at the Pere Marquette Township Offices 1699 S. Pere Marquette Highway, Ludington, Michigan 49431, after which they will be publicly opened and read. The approximate quantities of work items are as follows:

Construction of an approximately 15 foot tall tower on a 14 foot by 14 foot structure with 10 inch reinforced concrete walls with split-face block veneer. Existing shrine shall be demolished, salvaging the existing cross and dedication stones. Installation of 50 feet of 10 foot high light weight steel sheet piling retaining wall.

Bids shall be submitted on PROPOSAL forms as described under INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS of the Contract Documents, by hand delivery or mail addressed to: Pere Marquette Charter Township, 1699 S. Pere Marquette Highway, Ludington, Michigan, 49431, marked “Father Marquette Shrine Reconstruction” in time to reach the above designated location no later than the above stated hour.

Plans and specifications may be examined at and obtained from the offices of Nordlund & Associates, Inc. at 813 E Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 and the Pere Marquette Charter Township Offices. A non-refundable fee of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) will be required for each set of Plans and Specifications. There is a Five Dollar ($5.00) postage and handling fee for any set of Specifications that are mailed.

The right to waive any informality in any bid, to reject any and all bids or to award the Contract as deemed to be in the best interest of the Owner is reserved by the Owner.

Each Proposal must be accompanied by a bid bond or certified check as security in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total base bid, in the form and subject to the conditions provided in the INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS.

No bidder may withdraw their Bid within 60 days after the date of the opening thereof.