2023 Bluff & State Sidewalk Project
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids for the installation of +/- 800 square feet of sidewalk removal and replacement, and other
related appurtenances, clean-up, services, work and materials will be received at the Office of
Benchmark Engineering, 607 E. Lake Street, Harbor Springs, MI 49740 until 10:00 AM, Wednesday,
February 1, 2023 at which time the proposals will be opened and read. The bid opening is open to
the public. NO BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 10:00 AM.
Bid documents, plans & specifications may be obtained at the Benchmark Engineering Offices. Cost
for the plans and specifications will be: $10.00 per paper set. There is no charge for electronic plans
and specifications. All bidders will be required to register with Benchmark Engineering as plan holders.
Failure to register may result in the Bidder not being informed of Addendum, and lack of
acknowledgement may result in the bid being rejected as nonresponsive.
Questions regarding this project should be addressed to Bryan Nolan or Joseph O’Neill, Benchmark
Engineering, Inc., Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or
telephone (231) 526-2119.
The successful bidder shall be required to enter into contract with the City of Harbor Springs and to
provide proof of Workers Compensation and Public Liability insurances.
Please submit your bid in a sealed envelope clearly marked with “City of Harbor Springs -2023Blutt
& State Sidewalk Project. The name of the company submitting the bid must also be clearly marked
on the outside of the envelope.
The City of Harbor Springs reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and to award to
the bidder whose bid best serves the interest of the City. The contract completion date is Saturday,
June 10, 2023.
Bidders acknowledge that no contract is created until a written contract is approved by the City Council
and executed by the City. The City is allowed to perform additional investigation after Council action
and prior to execution of the actual contact.
No proposal may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days from the day of the bid opening
All proposals shall include a bid bond or bank letter of credit in the amount of 5% of the contract