ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for gravel crushing, and stockpiling will be received by Stutsman County Auditor’s Office in the County Courthouse until 4:00 PM March 9th. The bids will publicly opened and considered at 4:00 PM (CST) March 9th 2022. The scope and general nature of the work consists of furnishing all labor, equipment, materials and performing all work necessary for: A minimum of 60,000 C.Y. of gravel crushing and stockpiling as determined by Stutsman County. Plans and specifications are on file at the office of the Stutsman 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 though Thursday. 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. All bids shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a bidder’s 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. The successful bidder shall provide a performance bond in the amount of the bid pursuant to Sec. 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 “Contractor’s Certificate of North Dakota Income and Sales Tax Clearance.” The bidder’s envelope shall be clearly marked to identify it as a sealed bid for; Gravel Crushing and Stockpiling. Addenda, if any, shall be acknowledged on the outside of the bidder’s envelope and on the bidder’s proposal. All bids shall be accompanied by a copy of the contractor’s license, in effect at least ten days prior to the date set for receiving bids, in a separate envelope with the bidder’s bond in accordance with NDCC 43-07-12. 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 March 9th, 2022. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF STUTSMAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Mickey Nenow Stutsman County Highway Superintendent (Feb. 19 & 26, 2022) 33634