Notice is hereby given that the Wawasee Community School Corporation and Michael Kinder & Sons, Inc, (CMc) have entered into a contract pursuant to which Michael Kinder & Sons, Inc. will be providing all of the Construction Manager as constructor (CMc) service in connection with the Milford Elementary School. Accordingly, Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. will be receiving sealed bids from qualified contractors, as determined by Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. in its sole and complete discretion, for the work and supply of materials for the New Milford Elementary School Building.

Milford Elementary School contractors bid will be accepted at the Wawasee Community School Corporation Administration Offices, 801 S. Sycamore Street, Syracuse, IN 46567 until 2:00 p.m. (local time) on July 25, 2024. Bids received prior to 2:00 p.m. (local time) on July 25, 2024 must be mailed and/or delivered to the Wawasee Community School Corporation Administration Offices for and on behalf of Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. Bids will be opened and read aloud immediately after 2:00 p.m.

Bid Packages are as follows:
• Bid Package 03a Cast in Place Concrete
• Bid Package 04a Masonry
• Bid Package 05a Steel (furnish and erect)
• Bid Package 06a General Trades
• Bid Package 07a Roofing/Flashing/Sheetmetal
• Bid Package 08b Aluminum Framed Entrances and Storefronts/Aluminum Windows/Glazing
• Bid Package 09a Gyp Bd/Steel Stud Framing/APC/Acoustical Wall Trmt./Painting
• Bid Package 09b Flooring/Tiling
• Bid Package 09c Wood Athletic Flooring
• Bid Package 11a Food Service Equipment
• Bid Package 21a Fire Suppression
• Bid Package 23a Mechanical (Plumbing & HVAC)
• Bid Package 26a Electrical/Communications/Electronic Safety & Security
• Bid Package 31a Earthwork/Utilities
• Bid Package 32a Bituminous Paving (Asphalt)
• Bid Package 32b Lawns/Landscape
• Bid Package 32c Fence

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on July 11, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. local time, at Milford Elementary School, 611 West Emeline Street, Milford, IN 46542.

All bidding and construction shall be in accordance with construction documents prepared by Fanning Howey all of the terms and conditions of which are incorporated herein by reference. Bidders desiring digital access to construction and bidding documents shall email Larry Easterday of Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. at to receive digital access at no costs. Bidders desiring printed documents shall pay for their own cost of printing, shipping, and handling.

Each bid shall include with such bid, a certified check or bid bond made payable to Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. for an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the maximum bid. Should a successful bidder withdraw its bid or fail to execute a satisfactory contract with Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc., Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. may then declare the bid deposit or bid bond to be forfeited as liquidated damages.

Each successful bidder shall enter into a contract with Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc.

Each successful bidder will be required to furnish Performance & Payment Bonds which cover faithful performance of the contract and the payment of all obligations arising thereunder. Said bonds shall remain in full force and effect for one year from the substantial completion of the Work. The bonds will be made out to Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc.

The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder complying with the conditions for bidding, provided the bid is reasonable and it is to the best interest of Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc.

Bids may be hand delivered and/or delivered by delivery service at the location listed above. Bids not reaching said location by 2:00 p.m. (local time), on July 25, 2024 will be returned unopened to the original bidder.

Michael Kinder and Sons, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and all bids or waive any or all informalities, irregularities and/or inconsistencies in, or with respect to, any or all bids.