ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS FOR "NEW WELL" PROJECT

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SEALED BIDS

“NEW WELL project”

OWNER: MERCERSBURG WATER AUTHORITY

BIDS TO BE MERCERSBURG WATER AUTHORITY

DELIVERED TO: 113 South Main Street

Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236

Sealed bids for the above referenced contract will be received by the Authority at the above address until 11:00 A.M., prevailing time, Wednesday August 18, 2021. The Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time, and then reported during the regularly scheduled Water Authority meeting held the next day.

The project consists of two Contracts, which are as follows….

Contract I – Site clearing, grubbing and creation of stone access

Contract II – Drilling of new well

Official copies of the Bid Package will be provided electronically. The official Bid Package must be obtained through the office identified below, by emailing HTEnv@outlook.com and identifying “New Well Project” within the subject line.

High Tide Environmental, LLC

HTEnv@outlook.com

717-414-0229

Each Contract Bid shall be accompanied by a certified check or Bid Bond in an amount not less than 5% of the Bid total, payable to the owner, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Due to the nature of this project, a MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held for each Contract at 9:00 A.M., local time, Thursday, August 12, 2021. Bids will be opened and read aloud from ONLY those contractors attending the mandatory pre-bid meeting. Bid packages received from contractors not attending the mandatory pre-bid meeting will be returned unopened.

This project is being funded, in part, through grant funding received from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development through the Small Water and Sewer Program; and is part of the overall Water Filter Plant Improvement Project. As such, inclusion of applicable “Pennsylvania prevailing wage rates”, and compliance with other grant regulations will be required.

The Mercersburg Water Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality and to accept any bid that it may deem to be in the best interest of the Authority.

The successful bidder will be notified, in writing, within 60 days of the bid opening date of the acceptance of any proposal by the Owner.

BY ORDER OF THE MERCERSBURG WATER AUTHORITY

FRANKLIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

OPEN POSITION IN OUR PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE

Mercersburg Borough is seeking a Full-time Public Works Department Employee to work full-time, 40 hours per week, plus overtime as needed. Must be able to perform basic mechanical skills, and be proficient with the use of hand and power tools. May require considerable standing, walking, frequent lifting of 50 pounds, occasional lifting of 50-100 pounds, frequent bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, twisting, climbing, balancing, reaching, pushing and pulling. Able to operate all vehicles related to the construction industry including but not limited to dump trucks, snow plows, back hoe, mini excavator and various construction equipment and tools. Must be able to work in all types of weather including inclement conditions such as extreme heat or cold, rain, snow or ice. Minimum of a High School Diploma or Equivalent and a valid CDL License. Salary based on qualifications and experience, medical benefit package available. Send resume w/ salary requirement, experience and three references to: Mercersburg Public Works Department Employee Search, 113 South Main St., Mercersburg, PA 17236 or email Derek Stoy, Borough Manager at dstoy@mercersburg.org. Applications must be delivered to the Borough Office before on August 6 2021, EOE.