ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Souderton Borough will receive sealed bids online for CONTRACT 2023-11002 – SOUDERTON COMMUNITY PARK IMPROVEMENTS until 10:30 A.M., prevailing time on April 24, 2024 at which time the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud at the Borough offices located at 31 West Summit Street, Souderton, PA 18964. Online sealed bids shall be submitted electronically via the PennBid Program.

This project involves a base bid of constructing a rain garden and associated pipes and structures. There is an alternate bid involving the replacement of existing shuffleboard courts and adding a bocce court. It also includes the installation of various new and replacement asphalt walking paths and a sculpture garden.

All documents and solicitation details are available online at no cost on PennBid – https://pennbid.bonfirehub.com/. A uniform fee of 0.33% of the bid amount (up to $5,000) is assessed by PennBid only to bidders who are awarded contracts.

Each Bid shall be submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders and must include bid security in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the Bid amount payable to the Souderton Borough along with an Agreement of Surety certifying that the required Performance and Payment Bonds will be provided to the Bidder.

This project is subject to applicable provisions of Act 422, Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act as amended, the prevailing minimum wage rates issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, and to applicable provisions of Act 127 Pennsylvania Public Works Employment Verification as amended.

Bids may be withdrawn within two (2) business days after the opening of Bids only by the withdrawing Bidder's strict compliance with 73 P.S. §1602 and any subsequent amendments.

The Bid will remain subject to acceptance for sixty (60) days after the Bid opening, or for such longer period of time that Bidder may agree to in writing upon request of Owner.

Souderton Borough reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any cause whatsoever, to eliminate any item or items from the contract, and to waive any informality in the bids.

This project is managed by Gilmore & Associates, Inc. (65 E. Butler Ave., Suite 100, New Britain, PA, 18901) on behalf of Souderton Borough.

By order of:
Owner: Souderton Borough
Dated: March 2024

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