1888 Main Street Building Demolition Project Rebid

Demolition and disposal of the 1888 Main Street Building


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date11/20/20 10:00 am

Bid Date12/2/20 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts

Hodge Structural Engineers

Joe Vance   (812) 422-2558


401, 403, 409 and 411 Main Street, Mt. Vernon, Indiana 47620

Notice is hereby given, that the City of Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, by and through its Board of Public Works and Safety, herein referred to as the Owner, will receive sealed bids for the 1888 Main Street Building Demolition Project.

Sealed bids are invited and may be delivered or forwarded by mail or other courier services addressed to the Board of Public Works and Safety of the City of Mount Vernon, Indiana c/o Clerk-Treasurer, 520 Main Street, Mount Vernon, IN 47620 by 2:00 p.m. (Local Time) on December 2, 2020. Bids received after such hour will be returned unopened. All bids shall be opened and publicly read at the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting on December 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. (local time) at the City Hall Annex located at 520 Main Street, Mount Vernon, IN. The Board meeting will be held via ZOOM and any interested party may request the electronic meeting link by contacting the Mayor Office at 812-838-5576 prior to the meeting.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. (Local Time) on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the project site (401-411 Main Street, Mount Vernon, Indiana.) All prime contractors, subcontractors, small, minority or women owned enterprises and other interested parties are required to attend.

Briefly, this project consists of all actions necessary to:

1. evaluate, abate and remove any hazardous material located in or on the project location; and
2. demolish the building; and
3. remove all debris; and
4. grade site and surrender site to City upon completion of Project in accordance with Grading Plan;
5. complete all work in accordance with the plans and specifications prepared by Hodge Structural Engineers, Joe A. Vance P.E. contact person

Plans and Specifications for the Project are on file and may be examined at the following location beginning November 17, 2020:

Office of the Clerk-Treasurer 520 Main Street
Mount Vernon, IN 47620
Phone 812-838-3317 or 812-838-5576

Complete sets of bidding documents can be obtained from MACO-Evansville Blue, 600 Court Street, Evansville, IN 47708 (812-424-2484) (Planroom Website: https://www.macoplanroom.com) at a non- refundable cost for a printed version of $100.00 plus tax per set or a digital version of the set at a cost of $25.00 per set. No partial sets will be issued.

The work to be performed and the bid to be submitted shall include sufficient and proper sums for all general construction, mechanical installation, labor, materials, permits, licenses, insurance, and so forth incidental to and required for the demolition project.

Each bid must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the title of the Project, the name and address of Bidder. All bids must be submitted on the bid forms as identified in the Contract Specifications.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check or acceptable bidder’s bond made payable to the Owner, in a sum of not less than ten percent ( 10%) of the total amount of the highest aggregate bid, which check or bond will be held by the Owner as evidence that the bidder will, if awarded the contract, enter into the same with the Owner upon notification from him to do so within ten (10) days of said notification.

Approved performance and payment bonds guaranteeing faithful and proper performance of the work and materials, to be executed by an acceptable surety company, will be required of the Contractor at the time the Contract is executed. The bond will be in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price and must be in full force and effect throughout the term of the Demolition Project plus a period of twelve (12) months from the date of substantial completion.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any bid, or all bids, or to accept any bid or bids, or to make such combination of bids as may seem desirable, and to waive any and all informalities in bidding. Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of bids or authorized postponement thereof. Any bid received after the time and date specified shall not be considered. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least sixty (60) days.

A conditional or qualified Bid will not be accepted. Award will be made to the low, responsive, responsible, experienced bidder.

All applicable laws, ordinances, and the rules and regulations of all authorities having jurisdiction over construction of the projects shall apply to the Projects throughout.

Bids shall be properly and completely executed on bid forms included in the Specifications. Bids shall include all information requested by Indiana Form 96 included and all information required by the Specifications. Under Section III of Form 96, the Bidder shall submit a financial statement. A copy of the proposed Financial Statement to be submitted with the bid is included in the bid documents section to these specifications. The Owner may make such investigations as deemed necessary to determine the ability of the Bidder to perform the work and the Bidder shall furnish to the Owner all such information and data for this purpose as the Owner may request. The Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such Bidder fails to satisfy the Owner that such Bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the Agreement and to complete the work contemplated therein.

Each Bidder is responsible attending the mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting, and for reading and being thoroughly familiar with the Contract Specifications. The failure or omission of any Bidder to do any of the foregoing shall in no way relieve any Bidder from any obligation with respect to its Bid.

Cristi L. Sitzman, Clerk-Treasurer
Mount Vernon Board of Public Works and Safety City of Mount Vernon

Posey County News:

Publish – November 17, 2020
November 24, 2020