Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, MAY 17 & 24, 2012.

SOLICITATION AND NOTICE FOR BIDS

Sealed Bids in duplicate for athletic field upgrades for the High School Football Stadium for Verdigris Public Schools will be received and publicly, opened and read aloud in the High School Library room 221 by INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER EIGHT OF ROGERS COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, hereinafter referred to as “Owner,” 8204 East 540 Rd. Claremore, Oklahoma, 74019, until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

Bids will be received for Athletic Field Upgrades.  The bidding process will be in compliance with the Public Competitive Bidding Act of 1974.  Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of five percent 5% of the bid.

Contractor qualification statements must be submitted seven (7) calendar days prior to bid date to the Owner.  Only qualified contractors will be allowed to bid.

A copy of the bid documents, including the drawings and specifications, may be obtained from Chris Hudgins Project Manager at 918-697-5595.  Bid documents may be reviewed at the following locations:

Southwest Construction News, Tulsa, OK

F.W. Dodge Plan Room, Tulsa, Ok

Bid News Construction Reports, Tulsa, Ok

Upon receipt of an acceptable bid, the contract will be awarded within thirty (30) days after the opening of bids and the written contract executed within ten (10) days thereafter.

A designated completion date for this project site will be established based on the number of calendar days, as stated in the acceptable bid(s), required to complete the Project work. There will be a $250.00 a day Liquidated Damages Clause in the contract(s) for the project(s); the scheduled completion dates will be a very significant and material factor to the Owner when selecting the Lowest Responsible Bid(s).

Independent School District Number Eight of Rogers County, Oklahoma as “Owner”, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities or minor irregularities in any bid.

VERDIGRIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 8

ROGERS COUNTY, OKLAHOMA

MIKE PAYNE

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS