Bid Opening: Granular Activated Carbon Contactor Media Reactivation for the County Waterworks System

Clermont Sun: 09/28/2017                                          ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS


Separate sealed bids for the performance of the following Water System Improvements within the Clermont County Water Resources Department will be received by the Board of County Commissioners, Clermont County, Ohio, 101 East Main Street – 3rd Floor, Batavia, Ohio 45103, until 2:00 PM Local Time on October 12, 2017 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.


Work under this Project is generally defined as removal, reactivation, and replacement of Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Contactor Media at the Bob McEwen Water Treatment Plant situated in Batavia Township.  The Owner expects to proceed with the performance of the work under the Project immediately after satisfactory acceptance and award of the construction bid and execution of the contract, with completion of all work by January 1, 2021.  The Engineer’s Estimate for this Project is $1,300,000.00.

The information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, and Specifications including Forms of Bid Bond, Performance-Payment Bond, and other Contractor Documents may be examined at the following Location:

Clermont County Water Resources Dept.
Water Supply Division
4400 Haskell Lane
Batavia, Ohio 45103
(513) 732-7932

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the Clermont County Water Resources Department, Water Supply Division, 4400 Haskell Lane, Batavia, Ohio 45103 at 10:00 AM Local Time on October 5, 2017.

Copies of the Specifications, etc., may be obtained during normal business hours of 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. at the Water Resources Department Administrative Office, ATT: Mary Ann Belt, 4400 Haskell Lane, Batavia, OH 45103.

Each Bidder must submit their bid in TRIPLICATE, one (1) original and two (2) copies with each copy stamped “COPY”.  Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount of 100% of the bid if in the form of a Bid Bond or in the amount of not less than ten (10%) percent of the bid if in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or letter of credit, for and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders and pursuant with Ohio Revised Code Section 153.54.

Attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to safety regulations, conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract. All bids must comply with Clermont County General Instructions to Bidders in addition to the requirements set forth in the Specifications Documents referenced herein in order to be considered. Letters of credit and bid bonds must be filed with original signatures.  Facsimile and electronic copies of the letter of credit, bid bond and Power of Attorney of the Surety will be deemed non-responsive.

No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Contract award shall be made to the lowest and best bidder, and award may be subject to applicable funding agency approval.

The Board of County Commissioners, Clermont County, Ohio, reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.

This notice is also posted on the contracting authority’s website site at the following URL link: In order to view the legal notice click on the link Legal Notices located on the Clermont County Home Page.

Clermont County Board of Commissioners

David H. Uible, President
Edwin H. Humphrey, Vice President
David L. Painter, Member



Judith Kocica, Clerk of the Board