#23310 Porter County Health Deparment


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date6/11/24 2:00pm

Bid Date6/25/24 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Cordogan Clark & Associates
Kathy Stewart  
(765) 420-7400



Notice is hereby given that the Porter County Board of Commissioners, Porter County,

Indiana, will receive sealed proposals for the construction (including all labor, materials, and

equipment) of the




up to the hour of 10:00 A.M. local time, Tuesday, June 25th, 2024, at the office of said Board of

Commissioners, Administrative Building, 155 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso 46383. Bids will be

publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter. Bids received after such time will be

returned unopened. Bids may be withdrawn prior to such time, but no bids shall be withdrawn

for a period of 60 days thereafter. The Porter County Board of Commissioners reserves the

right to retain any and all bids for a period of not more than sixty (60) days and said bids shall

be and remain valid and in full force and effect during said time. The Owner reserves the right

to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities, irregularities, or errors in the bidding to

the extent permitted by law. This includes the right to extend the date and time for receipt for

bids. This project is subject to the federal labor standards and requirements of Davis-Bacon and

Related Acts, and the Porter County Code of Ordinances Chapter 2 Article XV – Bidding

Practices and Submission Requirements.

A general description of the work for which proposals are to be received consists of:

This project includes renovation to the former voter registration area on the lower level of the

Porter County Administrative Building to convert it to areas for Veteran Services and the County

Coroner as part of Phase 1. After completion, Phase 2 & 3 is to renovate and enlarge the

current Health Department in their current space and expand into adjacent spaces on the lower

level as well.

All work shall be in accordance with the Bidding Documents, including the Specifications

and the Construction Drawings.

Bids shall be addressed to the Porter County Board of Commissioners, c/o Auditors Office,

155 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383, ATTN: Administrative Building Renovation.

Bids shall be completely and properly executed on Bid Form 96 (Revised 2013), as prescribed

by the Indiana State Board of Accounts, giving financial data as recent as possible and in no

event more than 90 days old. Each bid shall be accompanied by an executed non-collusion

affidavit, an executed bid bond in the minimum amount of five percent (5%) of the bid and such

other documents required by the Instructions to Bidders. Bid bond may be a certified or

cashier's check payable to the Board of Commissioners for Porter County, Indiana, or an

acceptable bidder's bond. Should a successful bidder withdraw their bid, or fail to execute a

satisfactory Contract, the Owner may then declare the bid deposit forfeited as liquidated


Requirements for signing bids:

233010 – Porter County Administrative Building Renovation

Porter County Board of Commissioners

Valparaiso, Indiana

1. Any bid not signed by the individual making same shall have attached to it a power of

attorney evidencing authority to sign the bid in the name of the person for whom it is


2. A bid signed for a partnership shall be signed by one of the partners or by an attorney-infact.

If signed by an attorney-in-fact, there shall be attached to the bid a power of

attorney, evidencing authority to sign the bid, executed by the partners.

3. Bids which are submitted by a corporation shall have the correct name thereof and the

signature of the president or other authorized officer of the corporation and secretary or

an assistant manually written below the corporate name following the word

"by________________", and shall have affixed the corporate seal.

4. Each bid shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope, properly marked with the name and

place of business of the bidder, and the contract for which the bid is submitted.

Contract price will be based upon a complete exemption of Indiana State Sales Tax, and if

later determined that a tax must be paid by Owner, contract price will be adjusted to reflect this

liability of Owner. Owner will furnish copies of tax exemption certificates to all contractors.

Successful bidders shall be required to comply with their terms of the State Board of

Trustee’s Resolution No. 2017-4. When reviewing the Resolution, bidders shall give special

attention to the fact that all contractors, subcontractors, and sub-subcontractors with contracts

over $50,000 must submit a Resolution No. 2017-4 statement showing how compliance will be

achieved. Resolution No. 2017-4 and documentation requirements are included in the project


The Instructions to Bidders and General Conditions of the Contract for Construction

contained in the Project Manual Specifications for the Project are by this reference made a part

hereof, and all bidders shall be deemed advised of the provisions thereof and of the General

Conditions, Specifications, and Drawings for the Project. Copies of all such documents are on

file in the following locations:

Office of the Architect Planroom & Printer

Cordogan Clark ARC Document Solutions

322 Main Street 359 West 84th Drive

Lafayette, IN 47901 Merrillville, IN 46410

765-420-7400 219-663-3758

Copies of the bidding documents will not be mailed, but must be purchased at ARC

Document Solutions, 359 W. 84th Drive, Merrillville, Indiana 46410, 219-663-3758 or at their

online planroom, https://customer.e-arc.com/arcEOC/ARCPlanRoom.aspx . They can also be

viewed via the Cordogan Clark online planroom, at www.cordoganclarkplanroom.com . The

plans and specifications will be available on Thursday, May 30th, 2024. Send all questions

during bidding to Justin Sorber at Cordogan Clark, jsorber@cordoganclark.com .

A pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 11th, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. local time at the Porter

County Administrative Building, 155 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. All prospective

bidders are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. A tour of the site will be held in

conjunction with the pre-bid meeting.