Columbus City Schools – Abatement & Partial Demolition for 966 S. High Street

NOTICE TO BIDDERS [br] Sealed proposals will be received by the BOARD OF EDUCATION, City School District of Columbus, Ohio, at the office of the Construction Manager: Smoot Elford Resource, 1907 Leonard Ave., Suite 150, Columbus, OH 43219, until Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM and will be opened and read publicly immediately thereafter for the Abatement and Partial Demolition Bid Package for 966 South High Street, according to the plans and specifications, dated June 26, 2014, prepared by Hardlines Design Company.  The total estimated cost for materials and labor for Bid Package #500 – Demolition Contractor is $225,000.00. Plans and Specifications may be secured at the bidder’s expense plus shipping costs from ARC Document Solutions, 1159 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215, (T) 614-224-5149, (F) 614-224-2583.  Public inspection may be made at the McGraw Hill Construction Dodge / Builders Exchange of Central Ohio Plan Room, 1175 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215; the Minority Contractors Association, 1393 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203; and Smoot Elford Resource Office, 1907 Leonard Ave., Suite 150, Columbus, OH 43219; PH 614-251-1039, FX 614-258-1562. A pre-bid conference will be held Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the following location: Smoot Elford Resource, 1907 Leonard Ave., Suite 150, Columbus, OH 43219.  Access to the site and existing facility will be available immediately following. Inquiries concerning these plans and specifications shall be directed to Peggy Murphy, PH 614-251-1039 or  Any written addenda will be sent to all plan holders.  Each bid must be accompanied by a bid guaranty and contract bond meeting the requirements of Section 153.571 of the Ohio Revised Code.  The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.  Prevailing Wage Rates do not apply to this Invitation to Bid.  By Order of the Board of Education, Gary L. Baker II, President; Penelope Rucker, Treasurer. [br] 6-23-2014