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Bid Number: 292
Bid Title: New City Pool
Category: Engineering / Public Works
Status: Awarded
Additional Status Information: Awarded to Gutknecht Construction
Bid Recipient: City of Athens Mayor's Office



Sealed Bids for the City of Athens New Outdoor Pool, City Project #292, will be received by the City of Athens, Ohio, at the City Building, 8 East Washington Street, until 2:00 P.M. on Monday, July 24, 2017. At that time and place, they will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids will be considered valid until 60 days after the opening date, although not accepted or rejected.

The work for which proposals are invited consists of the demolition of the existing city public swimming pool and associated facilities and the construction of a new public swimming pool with associated facilities.

The Architect’s Estimate of all Construction Costs for this project is $6,400,000.

Copies of the contract documents and specifications may be purchased or downloaded electronically through ARC Document Solutions, 1159 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43215, 614-224-5149,  Prospective Bidders may view the contract documents and plans at Athens City Hall, 8 East Washington Street, Athens, Ohio, 45701.

Each bid shall contain the full name and address of each person or company interested in the same. It shall be accompanied by a proposal 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 Athens, 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 law, will be required for the faithful performance of the contract.

Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. The “Prime” contractor must perform no less than 30 percent (30%) of the total original contract price. The owner intends and requires that the project be fully completed by May 18, 2018 (Final Completion). Work can commence on August 28, 2017.

The Contractor must comply with the Prevailing Wage Rates on public improvements in Athens County, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Department of Commerce, Bureau of Wage and Hour Administration, 614.644.2239.

The City of Athens reserves the right to waive informalities as may be in its best interest.

Publication Date/Time:
6/25/2017 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
The Athens Messenger
Closing Date/Time:
7/27/2017 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Mayor's Office, 8 East Washington Street, Athens, Ohio 45701
Bid Opening Information:
2 PM July 27, 2017
Addendum Date/Time:
No.1 7/12/17, No. 2 7/17/17, No. 3 7/19/17, No. 4 7/24/17
Pre-bid Meeting:
July 6, 2017 2PM Rec Center
Contact Person:
Ron Lucas, Deputy Service-Safety Director, Acting APR Director, 740-592-3340
Download Available:
Plan & Spec Available:
Available to view at Mayor's Office, 8 East Washington St., Athens, Ohio 45701
Download available at:
Business Hours:
Mayor's Office 8-4 M-F
Fax Number:
(740) 592-3341
Plan Holders List:
1. AAA Blue Book, Jefferson Valley, NY
2. AAA Builders Exchange, Cleveland, OH
3. Astro Pool Co., Mansfield, OH
4. Geiger Brothers, Jackson, OH
5. Gutknecht Construction, Columbus, OH
6. KAL Electric, Inc., Athens, OH
7. Patterson Pools, Columbus, OH
8. R.W. Setterlin, Columbus, OH
9. Brick-It Company, Albany, OH
10. AAA ConstructionConnect, Cincinnati, OH
11. York Paving Company, Athens, OH
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