The City of Independence, Kansas, is accepting bids for the demolition of structure(s) located at: 1217 North 9th Street, 409 South 17th Street, 509 North 14th Street, 78 South 16th Street, 1101 West Main Street, 1105 West Main Street in Independence, Kansas.
Bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, 811 W. Laurel Street, Independence, Kansas, 67301 until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 12, 2020. At that time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bids are to be enclosed in a sealed envelope and marked plainly on the outside "Building Demolition Bid". If mailed, the sealed envelope is to be enclosed in another sealed envelope also marked plainly on the outside as previously designated.
Bids are to be submitted with a price for the demolition of each structure and for all locations combined. Include the removal of transite siding and bagging in the bid. The City reserves the right to accept the bid based upon the lowest total bid per structure or for all structures combined.
The City of Independence reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities should they occur as may best benefit the City.
Proof of Liability Insurance and Workers Compensation Insurance shall be furnished with the bid. Liability insurance shall require a minimum of $500,000.00.
Proof of asbestos certifications and training. The contractor is responsible for abiding by all Federal and State regulations regarding the abatement and disposal of asbestos material found at the demolition site.
The general liability insurance should have no exclusions relating to bodily injury or property damage resulting out of explosion, collapse, or underground hazards and no exclusions relating to demolition operations.
The City reserves the right to make any investigation deemed necessary by the City to determine the ability of the bidder to do the project. Bidders shall furnish to the City such information as requested to determine the bidder's qualifications. The City further reserves the right to reject any bid if the City deems the bidder not properly qualified to complete the project.
Bids shall be guaranteed for a period of sixty (60) days from the date and time set to receive bids.
The project shall be completed in thirty (30) days from the date of the Notice to Proceed.