AMHA seeks bids for JANITORIAL SERVICES AND RELATED WORK at AMHA SERVICE CENTER 

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed bid proposals will be received by the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority at 100 West Cedar Street, Akron, Ohio 44307 until 2:00 p.m. local time on THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2018 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for:

JANITORIAL SERVICES AND RELATED WORK at AMHA SERVICE CENTER 1159 EXETER ROAD
AKRON, OHIO 44306

Specifications can be purchased at SE Blueprint, Inc. located at 520 South Main Street, Suite 2411, Akron, Ohio 44311 (330) 376-1689.  Please email (seblue@seblueprint.com) or fax (330-376-2511) quantity requests and notice will be provided when documents are available for pick-up.

An email link for the above mentioned specifications is available at the Subcontractors Association NEO, 637 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, Ohio; Akron Urban League, Minority Business Assistance Center, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, Ohio; the Builders Exchange of Canton, 5080 Aultman Rd., North Canton, Ohio; Builders Exchange of Cleveland, 9555 Rockside Road, Suite 300, Cleveland, Ohio; and the Ohio Construction News, 7261 Engle Road, Suite 304, Cleveland, Ohio.  A list of plan holders can be obtained from SE Blueprint’s website @ www.seblueprint.com

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held by the Housing Authority at the AMHA Service Center, 1159 Exeter Road, Akron, Ohio 44306, on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. and again on FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2018 at 3:00 P.M.  This will be the only date and time the building will be open for viewing in order to assess the work.

All bids must be accompanied by a bid guaranty in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) and must be in the form of a Certified or Cashier’s check on a solvent bank, made payable to the AMHA.  The bid guaranty submitted with the bid will be held as a guarantee that if the proposal is accepted, a contract will be entered into.

NOTICE OF REQUIREMENT FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TO ENSURE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT (Governor’s Order of January 27, 1972)

Bidders’ attention is called to the provision for “EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CLAUSE” and the “STANDARD FEDERAL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS”.  The goals, timetables, compliance and regulations set for in the Executive Order deemed part of this solicitation by reference.

Each bidder must insure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Bidder’s attention is further called to the provisions of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1701u) (Section 3), and are required to comply with all requirements as relates to Section 3, including training and employment opportunities for  Section 3 Residents and Business Concerns for this Section 3 covered project.

The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to re-advertise our bids, and to waive any informality in bids received whenever such rejections, re-advertisement or waiver is in the best interest of the Housing Authority.

No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.

Persons with disabilities needing assistance are asked to contact AMHA’s ADA Coordinator, 100 West Cedar Street, Akron, Ohio  44307, (330) 762-9631 or Ohio Relay at 800-750-0750 at least seven (7) days in advance.

AKRON METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY
ANTHONY W. O’LEARY
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR