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