18043 - TSC -Cole Playground
Prebid Date2/20/19 11:00 am
Bid Date3/7/19 11:00 am
Company & Contacts
Cordogan Clark & Associates
Kathy Stewart 765-420-7400
21 Elston Road, Lafayette 47909;
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that the Board of School Trustees of the Tippecanoe School
Corporation, Tippecanoe County, Indiana will receive sealed bids up to the hour of 11:00 A.M.
local time, Thursday, March 7th, 2019, at the office of said Board of School Trustees,
Administration Building, 21 Elston Road, Lafayette 47909; at that time bids will be publicly
opened and read aloud.
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 Bids may be withdrawn prior to
such time, but no bids shall be withdrawn for a period of 60 days thereafter.
THIS PROJECT INVOLVES UPDATING THE EAST PLAYGROUND AT JAMES COLE
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (6418 EAST CR 900 SOUTH, LAFAYETTE, IN). THIS WORK
INCLUDES REMOVAL OF THE EXISTING GRAVEL FILL OF THE EAST PLAYGROUND AND
CONSTRUCTING A NEW DRAINAGE TILE FOR THE PLAYGROUND. UPON THAT, A NEW
POURED-IN-PLACE RUBBER PLAY SURFACE WILL BE INSTALLED WITH CONCRETE
CURB PERIMETER AND SIDEWALK.
Bids shall be addressed to the Board of School Trustees of the Tippecanoe School
Corporation, Attn: Amanda Brackett, CFO. Bids shall be completely and properly executed on
Bid Form 96 (most recent), as prescribed by the 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 School Trustees of the
Tippecanoe School Corporation, Lafayette, Indiana, or an acceptable bidder’s bond.
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.
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 Contractor 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
Tippecanoe School Corp.
21 Elston Road
Lafayette, IN 47905
Office of the Architect
Keystone Architecture Inc.
322 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Blueprint Specialties, Inc.
1500 Union Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
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 Blueprint Specialties online planroom at www.bpsplanroom.com or at the Keystone
Architecture/Cordogan Clark online planroom, www.cordoganclarkplanroom.com . The plans
and specifications will be available on Thursday, February 7th, 2019. Questions regarding the
project should be directed to the Architect of record.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. local time
at James Cole Elementary School ( 6418 East CR 900 South, Lafayette, Indiana ). All
prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting.
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.
Send all questions during bidding to Cameron Chambers at Keystone Architecture,