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Separate and sealed Bids will be received by the County of Armstrong on behalf of Ford City Borough at the Department of Planning and Development, 402 Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201, at 12:00 Noon EST or EDT as applicable on August 16, 2022 for the following project:  Ford City Borough 2019 Water Valve Replacement Project – Contract #2022-3.   All bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 P.M. on August 16, 2022 at the Armstrong County Department of Planning and Development, 402 Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201

The Ford City Borough 2019 Water Valve Replacement Project will include replacement of 1-4″ water valve; 7-6” water valve; 3-10″ water valve located within the Borough of Ford City, described by Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc. including related restoration of designated sites

Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc., 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or 39 N. Seventh St., Indiana, PA 15701.   Payment for the Contract Documents will be $159.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax.  Digital Copies are available in PDF format on Compact Disk at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost.  All checks should be made payable to Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc.  Payment is non-refundable.  A $10.00 ($5.00 for Digital) fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders. Addenda, if any, will be issued to only those plan holders whose name and address are on record at Stiffler McGraw & Associates, Inc. as having obtained the Bidding Documents. Only bids from contractors that have purchased approved project bid materials from Stiffler McGraw & Associates, Inc. will be considered.

The Bid Proposal must be a paper copy, with an original signature, submitted in an envelope along with the original bid security and all other required documentation, all as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Each proposal shall be accompanied with a certified check or Bidder’s Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the proposal, in favor of the County of Armstrong OBO Ford City Borough.  No faxed Bids will be accepted. The County of Armstrong OBO Ford City Borough reserves the right to waive any informality and to accept or reject any and all bids. No Bid may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of opening bids.

Davis Bacon Wage Rates will apply to this contract.  The contract documents contain requirements addressing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices, goals for minority and female participation, MBE AND WBE participation, participation by Section 3 residents and businesses, and related matters.  The bidder must submit documentary evidence of Minority/Women Business Enterprises and Section 3 business concerns who have been contacted and to whom commitments have been made.  Documentation of such solicitations and commitments shall be submitted with the Bid.  The County of Armstrong does not discriminate in regards to race, color, familial status, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, national origin, disability, or use of guide or support animals because of blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals in the provision, admission, employment, or access to any services and programs.

Please see the Invitation to Bid for more information.

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