Legal Notice for Bidders

Sealed bids will be received at the Mentor-on-the-Lake Library located at 5642 Andrews Road, Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH 44060 in the Meeting Room until noon on Friday, September 13, 2019 for furnishing the necessary labor, equipment, tools and materials, services and supervision for expansion and renovations to the library. The bids will be publically opened, read aloud and tabulated immediately thereafter in the Meeting Room.

Bids must be in accordance with the drawings and specifications prepared by HBM Architects, LLC, 1382 West Ninth Street, Suite 300, Cleveland, Ohio 44113; phone (216) 241-1100 and on forms con- tained in the Project Manual. Bid Documents, Drawings and Project Manuals are available for purchase at ARC – 3666 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115, United States

Phone – (216) 281-1234 or toll free (888) 443-2583.

Plans and specifications may be viewed at the following locations:

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Guarantee and Contract Bond in the amount of 100 percent of the bid; or a certified check or cashier’s check in the amount of 10 percent of the bid which will require a 100 percent Performance Bond upon award of the contract. All bids shall be submitted on the Bid Form contained in the Contract Documents. All bidders, by bidding, agree to pay the minimum Prevailing Wage Rates as determined by the State of Ohio, Department of Industrial Relations for Lake County, Ohio as contained in the Contract Documents.

No Bidder may withdraw their bid within sixty (60) days after the bid opening. The Board of Trustees, Mentor Public Library reserves the right to waive irregularities in bids, to reject any or all bids, and to conduct such investigation as necessary to determine the responsibility of a bidder. The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder (ORC 3375.41).

A Pre-Bid Meeting and walk-through will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at the Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch Library site, 5642 Andrews Road, Mentor-on-the-Lake, Ohio 44060.

By order of the Board of Trustees, Mentor Public Library.