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Volume 40 - Issue 3 - January 21, 2021

(Published in the Kansas Register January 21, 2021.)

Johnson County, Kansas

Notice to Bidders

Sealed bids for Bid Request No. 2020-078 for Johnson County Rail Maintenance Grant Funds Project shall be submitted electronically at https://jocogov.ionwave.net until 2:00 p.m. (CST) February 9, 2021. If you have difficulty submitting a bid electronically, please contact Austin Harkrader at 913-715-0591 for assistance. Submission of bids will not be allowed after the designated time. You must register as a supplier at https://jocogov.ionwave.net at least two (2) business days prior to the bid opening to ensure a successful registration, which is required for bid submittal.

All bids that have been duly received will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. February 9, 2021, via Zoom meeting. The Zoom address will be published with the bid documents. Preliminary bid results will be published in IonWave at https://jocogov.ionwave.net within one business day for the scheduled public opening.

There will not be a pre-bid meeting for this bid. Questions related to this bid shall be uploaded to IonWave or sent directly to Austin Harkrader at austinharkrader@jocogov.org by the question cut-off deadline.

Bidders shall submit with their bid a bid bond issued by a surety company licensed to do business in the State of Kansas in the amount of five percent (5.0%) of the total amount of their bid. Said guarantee shall be made payable to the Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County, Kansas.

Nonresident contractors that are not already registered with the Kansas Secretary of State are required by law to register with the Director of Revenue, State Office Building, Topeka, Kansas, as a precedent to commencing work on the contract. For contracts in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000), the nonresident contractor shall file with the director of Revenue an acceptable bond pursuant to K.S.A. 70-1010.

Tax Clearance

The successful responder to this notice to bidders shall be required to submit tax clearance certifications, as provided for in the Invitation for Bid documents, prior to issuance of the Notice to Proceed.

No bid may be withdrawn within a period of sixty (60) days from the date of the bid opening.

The County reserves the right to award the contract to the lowest and best, responsive, and responsible bidder(s) for the work covered by the bid and to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities and informalities in any bid submitted.

No bidder shall in any way, directly or indirectly, discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment or any other person because of age, race, color, disability, sex, national origin or religious creed, or other circumstance prohibited by federal state or local law, rule or regulation.

Austin Harkrader
Purchasing Administrator

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