Notice is hereby given that Silver Lake, by and through its Town Council, will receive sealed bids for the construction of:

Kosciusko County, IN

Sealed bids will be received at the Silver Lake Town Hall, 604 N Jefferson St., Silver Lake, IN 46982 prior to 7:00 P.M. (local time) on May 8, 2024. All proposals will then be publicly opened and read aloud during the Town Council meeting, which begins at 7:00 P.M. (local time). Any proposals received after the above-designated time will be returned unopened.

The proposed construction involves ADA Ramp construction, HMA patching, surface HMA asphalt (1.5”), new sidewalk, and drainage improvements along with all incidental work required, as more fully specified in the Contract Document and Plans.

All proposals shall be for complete construction only and must be submitted on State Board of Accounts Form No. 96 together with the proper forms included in the Contract Documents, the entire set of which shall be filed intact as a bid. The bid envelope must be sealed and have the words “TOWN OF SILVER LAKE 2024-1 CCMG Project” legibly written on the front.

The contract documents are available at This contract is QuestCDN project number 9068660. A contractor may view the contract documents at no cost prior to deciding to be a planholder. To be considered a planholder for bids, a contractor must register with and purchase the contract documents in digital form at a cost of $22.00. Registering for all prime contractors and subcontractors is recommended as planholders will receive automatic notice of addendums and other contract document updates via QuestCDN. Contact QuestCDN Customer Support at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in membership registration or downloading digital project information.

Bidders shall assure that they have obtained complete sets of drawings and Contract Documents and shall assume the risk of any errors or omissions in bids prepared in reliance on incomplete sets of drawings and Contract Documents.

SECURITY: Any person, firm or corporation who submits a proposal MUST file with their bid a CERTIFIED CHECK, BANK DRAFT, CASHIER’S CHECK OR MONEY ORDER issued by a financial institution insured by an agency of the United States in the amount of five percent (5%), made payable to the Town of Silver Lake. In lieu of the above, any person, firm or corporation who submits a proposal and has a principal place of business in the State of Indiana MAY file with their proposal a BID BOND in the amount of five percent (5%), made payable to the Town of Silver Lake.

Proposals may be held by the Town Council for a period not to exceed sixty (60) calendar days from the public opening.

The successful Contractor will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, each, within ten (10) days after award of the contract and a two (2) year Maintenance Bond in the amount of thirty percent (30%) of the contract price prior to completion and final payment of the contract.

No Contractor may withdraw his proposal within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

The Silver Lake Town Council reserves the right to ask for clarification for any bid submitted. In comparing bids, consideration will not be confined to price only. The successful bid will be the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, however the Town Council reserves the right to reject any proposal, to waive technicalities or irregularities therein, to delete any bid item or items and to award a contract on the proposal that in their judgment is most advantageous to Silver Lake.

Silver Lake Council President
Medard Murfin, President