23-3001 Columbian Park Zoo - Commissary Building


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date9/13/23 9:00am

Bid Date9/26/23 9:00am

Company & Contacts

Cordogan Clark & Associates
Kathy Stewart  

Notice is hereby given that the City of Lafayette, Indiana will receive sealed proposal for the
construction (including all labor, materials, and equipment) of the
up to the hour of 9:00 A.M. local time, Tuesday, September 26th, 2023, at the office of the City
Clerk, City Hall, 20 North Sixth Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47901. Bids will be publicly opened in
the Council Chambers 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 Bids may be withdrawn prior to such time, but no bids shall be
withdrawn for a period of 60 days thereafter.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 City of Lafayette, Indiana 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.
A general description of the work for which proposals are to be received consists of:
Improvements to the Columbian Park Zoo, including a new Commissary Building and
associated sitework.
All work shall be in accordance with the Bidding Documents, including the Specifications
and the Construction Drawings.
Bids shall be addressed to Lafayette Parks and Recreation, 20 North 6th Street c/o City
Clerk, Lafayette, Indiana 47901, ATTN: Zoo Commissary Building. 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 City of
Lafayette, 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 damages.
Requirements for signing bids:
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.
233001 – Lafayette Parks & Recreation
Columbian Park Zoo – New Commissary Building
Lafayette, Indiana
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.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish an approved combination performance and
payment bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price.
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 Owner Office of the Architect
City of Lafayette Cordogan Clark.
Office of the City Clerk 322 Main Street
20 North Sixth Street Lafayette, IN 47901
Lafayette, IN 47901
765-807-1022 765-420-7400
Copies of the bidding documents will not be mailed, but must be purchased at Blueprint
Specialties, 1500 Union Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904, 765-742-6976. They can also be
viewed via the Cordogan Clark online planroom, at www.cordoganclarkplanroom.com . The
plans and specifications will be available on Tuesday, September 5th, 2023. Send all questions
during bidding to Justin Sorber at Cordogan Clark, jsorber@cordoganclark.com.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 at 9:00 A.M. local time at
The Rush Pavilion in Columbian Park, 1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904. All
prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. A tour of the site will be
held after the pre-bid meeting.