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Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 6:08pm

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for a Stutsman County Highways Chip Seal Project will be received by Stutsman County at the Stutsman County Auditors Office in the County Courthouse until 1:00 PM (CST) February 28, 2019, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and considered. The scope and general nature of the work consists of furnishing all labor, equipment, materials and performing all work necessary for performing a maintenance chip seal on 19.53 miles of county highways. The chip seal shall be performed with the approximate following quantities:

116,925 Gallons of CRS-2P Emulsified Asphalt;
3,654 Tons of Cover Coat Material-Class 41;
Bid Alternate of 29,231 Gallons of CSS-1H -Fog Seal.

Plans and specifications are on file at the office of the County Highway Department, 1508 4th St. NW, Jamestown, North Dakota 58401 between the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Questions related to the project may be directed to Mr. Mickey Nenow, Highway Superintendent, at (701)252-9040.
Stutsman County reserves the right to hold all bids 30 DAYS after the date set for the opening thereof and reject any and all bids and waive minor defects.
Work shall commence on this project within 10 calendar days of being issued a "Notice to Proceed" by the County. Work, when started, shall proceed in a continuous operation from start to finish. All work on this project shall be completed on or before September 1, 2019.
All bids shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a bidders bond in the amount of 5% of the total bid, payable to Stutsman County as liquidated damages in accordance with Section NDCC 11-11-28. In addition, all bids shall be accompanied by a copy of the contractors license, in effect at least ten days prior to the date set for receiving bids, in the separate envelope with the bidders bond in accordance with NDCC 43-07-12.
The successful bidder shall provide a performance bond in the amount of the bid pursuant to NDCC 48-01.2-10. The successful bidder shall also provide a certificate of liability insurance coverage, a current "North Dakota Workforce Safety & Insurance Certificate of Premium Paid," and a "Contractors Certificate of North Dakota Income and Sales Tax Clearance." Public liability and property damage insurance requirements shall be in accordance with Section 107 of the Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction adopted October, 2014.
The bidders envelope shall be clearly marked to identify it as a sealed bid for: Stutsman County Highways Chip Seal Project. Addenda, if any, shall be acknowledged on the outside of the bidders envelope and on the bidders proposal.
No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and Licenses, and any deficient bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately.
All bidders are invited to be present at the public opening of the bids.
Dated this February 6, 2019.
Mickey Nenow
Stutsman County Highway
February 8,15, 2019