Bid Title: Project Prevent Backflow
Category: Department of Public Service
Status: Closed


Project Prevent Backflow

Notice to Contractors

Sealed proposals for The City of Whitehall, Project Prevent Backflow will be received by the Mayor of the City of Whitehall, Ohio, at City Hall, 360 South Yearling Road, until 12:00 P.M., Local Time on August 31, 2020, and at that time and place will be publicly opened and read aloud. The City of Whitehall may choose not to award the bid until 60 days after the bid opens.

The work for which proposals are invited for the Base Bid consists of the installation of up to 100 backwater valves and other related work.

The total estimated cost of the Base Bid is $300,000.

In order to be considered, bidders must submit on the base bid, in its entirety.  Copies of the Contract Documents and Specifications are on file in the office at EMH&T, located at 5500 New Albany Road, Columbus, Ohio 43054, where they are available for inspection by prospective bidders on/after August 14, 2020. Contract Documents and Specifications may be obtained from the above office upon payment of $100.00 per set, which amount will not be refunded.  Please make checks payable to EMH&T, Inc.  Due to COVID-19, office staffing has been modified. Prospective bidders should contact Carly Montgomery at or 614-775-4224 to arrange for receipt or delivery of bidding documents.

Each bid shall contain the full name and address of each person or company interested in the same and shall be accompanied by a bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid, or by a certified check, cashier’s check or irrevocable letter of credit for ten percent (10%) of the bid, made payable to the City of Whitehall, Ohio, conditioned that if the bid is accepted a Contract will be entered into within ten (10) days after notice of acceptance.  A Performance Bond of One Hundred Percent (100%) of the amount of the Contract with a satisfactory surety company, conditioned according to Ohio Revised Code Sections 153.54, 153.57, and 153.571 as applicable, will be required for the faithful performance of the Contract.

Each Bidder must insure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, Vietnam Era nor disabled veterans, or National origin.

The Bidder is required to fill out and, where required, execute each of the following documents in their entirety as furnished within this book.

A.        Proposal

B.        Non-collusion Affidavit

C.         Affidavit (if applicable)

D.        Affidavit of Personal Property Tax Liability

E.         Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond        

F.         Certified Check Document (if applicable)

G.        Detailed Statement of Qualifications

H.        Sub-Contractors List
I.          State of Ohio Equal Employment Opportunity Requirements and Bid Conditions

The work shall commence within ten (10) calendar days after signing of the Notice to Proceed and must be completed within two hundred (200) consecutive calendar days for the Base Bid described in the bidding and contract documents, after the issuance date of the Notice to Proceed, time being of the essence to the City of Whitehall, Ohio.

The Bidder will be required to state in full detail, with his Proposal, his experience in this class of work; bids from contractors inexperienced in this particular class of work will not be considered.

This project requires payment of prevailing wages to all workers during the course of construction activities.  Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on public improvements in Franklin County and the City of Whitehall, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division, (614) 644-2239.  State of Ohio prevailing wage rates are included in the Contract Documents and prospective bidders shall take them into account in preparing bids.

The City of Whitehall, Ohio, reserves the right to reject any and all bids, including all bids which, in the opinion of the Engineer, show evidence of unbalancing prices, and also to waive technical defects as the interest of the City may require.

By Order of the Council of the City of Whitehall, Ohio


Kim Maggard


City of Whitehall, Ohio                                                                                                                       

Publication Date/Time:
8/14/2020 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
8/31/2020 12:00 PM
Contact Person:
Prospective bidders should contact Carly Montgomery at or 614-775-4224 to arrange for receipt or delivery of bidding documents.
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