June 15, 2016


Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County at the Third Floor Administration Offices of the Main Public Library, 800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, until 12:00 noon, local time Tuesday, July 18, 2017 for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, services and supervision necessary to complete the project titled:

PLCH West Roof Replacements

Delhi Branch
5095 Foley Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45238

Groesbeck Branch
2944 West Galbraith Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45239

Harrison Branch
10398 New Haven Rd.
Harrison, OH 45030

Westwood Branch
3345 Epworth Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45211

Proposals shall be in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by K4 Architecture, LLC. 555 Gest Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203, 513/455-5005. Bids received after the stated deadline will not be accepted. Bids by facsimile transmission will not be accepted. Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Individual lump sum bids for trade contract TC-01 are required. The estimated amount for this contract is:

TC-01 Roofing   $675,000.00
Total $675,000.00

The summary of the work for this proposal is:

Roof replacements at multiple locations.

Starting Friday, June 30, 2017, bidders can purchase drawings (full sets only) at the cost of the reproduction from ARC Document Solutions, 2863 Sharon Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241, 513/326-2300.

A pre-bid meeting will be held starting at the Harrison Branch, 10398 New Haven Road, Harrison, Ohio 45030 on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9:00 am.

Bidders shall submit with their bid a bid guaranty in the form of either (1) a combined bid guaranty and contract bond for the full amount of the bid or (2) a certified check, cashier’s check drawn on a solvent bank or irrevocable letter of credit in the sum of ten percent (10%) of the bid amount, including the base bid and alternates as a bid security. The bid guaranty shall be in strict compliance with Sections 153.54, 153.57 and 153.571 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC), as applicable. The bidder to whom the contract will be awarded will be required to furnish a contract bond in the sum equal to 100% of the proposal.

Bidders shall comply with the Prevailing Wage Rates on public improvements in Hamilton County, Ohio, as ascertained and determined by the Ohio Department of Commerce Bureau of Labor & Worker Safety as provided in Section 4115 as provided by the ORC.

Submitted bids shall not be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days following the date of the bid opening. The Owner shall award contracts to the lowest responsible bidder.

The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities in bidding.

By Order of: The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio.