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August 17, 2020

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Proposed Office Alterations

City of Owen

Owen, Wisconsin


The City of Owen will accept sealed bids until 4:00 pm on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the City located at 219 Pine Street, Owen, WI 54460. It is solely the Bidders responsibility to get the bid to the designated place on time. Bids will be opened and read aloud on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 10:00 am at the City Hall located at 219 Pine Street Owen, WI 54460.


Bids are for the remodeling and alteration of a 2,500 sq. ft. one story, wood frame office building. Outside of envelope shall be marked sealed Bid – City of Owen office remodel. 


Lump sum bids will be accepted as follows:

  1. General Contract – including Site Work, General Construction, Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing


There will be a pre-bid walk-through on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 833 W. 3rd Street, Owen, WI 54460.


Bids are to include all labor, materials equipment, and all else necessary for completion of project. Successful bidder will be required to provide a performance guarantee in the form of a 100% Performance and Payment Bond or a 100% irrevocable letter of credit or a 10% certified check.


Bid documents may be obtained from Ratsch Engineering Company, Ltd., 547 Hewett St., P.O. Box 189, Neillsville, WI 54456. Phone: (715) 743-2240 or FAX (715) 743-4469. Request for plans to be mailed shall be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $20 to cover postage and handling.


No bid will be received or considered unless accompanied by a Bid Bond or Certified Check in the amount of 5% (five percent) of the bid payable to the City of Owen as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, the bidder will execute and file the proper contract and performance security within ten days from the date the bid is accepted. In the event, the bidder fails to execute the contract and security within the time set by the Owner, the bid security shall be forfeited to the Owner as liquated damages.


The Owner reserves the right to retain the bid security of the three lowest bidders. When the agreement is executed, the bid security of the two remaining unsuccessful Bidders will be returned.


The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any technicality, and to accept any bid which it deems advantageous to the Owner. No bids may be withdrawn for 45 days after the day of the bid opening.


Published by the authority of the City of Owen.


This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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