BOROUGH OF PUNXSUTAWNEY Jefferson County, Pennsylvania CONTRACT NO. 2020-01 EAST END COMMUNITY PARK PROJECT ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the construction of the East End Community Park Project, Contract No. 2020-01 will be received by Borough of Punxsutawney (Owner) at their office located at 301 East Mahoning Street, Suite 1, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania 15767, until 8:30 A.M., prevailing time on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Contract Description: Contract No. 2020-01 consists of the construction of a tennis/pickleball court, and chain link fencing. The project is located at the East End Community Park in the Borough of Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is The EADS Group, Inc. (Engineer), 15392 Route 322, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214, telephone no. (814) 764-5050. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office and at the office of the Owner. Contract Documents and Plans are to be purchased from The EADS Group, Inc. for the nonrefundable fee of $75.00 for one hard copy set or for the nonrefundable fee of $25.00 for the electronic format set of contract documents and plans, both of which includes 6% Pennsylvania sales tax. To access the electronic format the bidder must have a valid email address and will require an internet connection. All checks shall be made payable to "The EADS Group, Inc." Bidders must purchase the Contract Documents and Plans (in either format) from The EADS Group, Inc. to be eligible to bid this project. The project is being funded with local funds and funds provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR) Community Conservation Partnerships Program. The obligations imposed on the Owner by the financing agency(s) shall apply to and be acceptable to the successful bidder(s). Bidders must comply with all State anti-bid-rigging regulations pertaining to work associated with this project and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid. Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation, nonconforming, nonresponsive, unbalanced, or conditional Bids. Owner also reserves the right to waive all minor informalities not involving price, time, or changes in the Work. Prior to the award of the contract, the successful bidder shall furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond to the Owner, in the form contained in the Contract Documents and executed by a satisfactory circular 570 listed surety, each equal to 100% of the total contract amount. The bidder will also furnish evidence of insurance coverage as required by the contract documents. Bidders for this contract shall have completed projects similar in character and scope and will be required to provide with their bid a completed Statement of Bidders Qualifications and Equipment List in the forms prescribed in the Contract Documents. The Contractor shall adhere to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Rates as set forth in the Contract Documents. The Contractor shall also comply with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1978 (P.L. 6, No. 3 known as the "Steel Procurement Act"). The successful bidder(s) will be required to complete all work within 90 consecutive calendar days from, and including, the date indicated by the Owner in their written Notice to Proceed. Owner: Borough of Punxsutawney