2016 Van Wert County Radio Project
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Allen County Commissioners, 204 N. Main Street, Suite 301, Lima,
Ohio 45801 until 11:15 a.m. on December 19, 2018, at which time they will be publicly opened and read
aloud for the 2016 Van Wert County Radio Project.
The Board of Allen County Commissioners is requesting bids for MARCS Portable, Mobile Radios and
Repeater systems to be utilized by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. Specifications for this item have been
developed in cooperation with the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office.
Bid proposal forms, specifications and general requirements may be obtained from the Allen County
Commissioner’s Office, 204 N. Main Street, Suite 301, Lima, Ohio 45801 between the hours of 8:00 am and
4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
All bids will be on the proposal form furnished by Allen County and in accordance with specifications, general
conditions and instructions. The Board of Allen County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and
all bids received and waive any irregularities in favor of the County.
Bids in excess of $50,000.00 shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond, Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or money
order on a solvent bank or savings and loan association equal to but not in excess of 10% of the bid upon
condition that, if the bid is accepted, a contract will be entered into within ten (10) days which contract shall
not be assigned without the prior written approval of the Board of Allen County Commissioners. The Bid
Bond, Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or money order may be appropriated by the County of Allen, as
liquidated damages in the event the successful bidder fails to execute the Contract or otherwise comply with
the Specifications within ten (10) days after the award. If the bidder is unsuccessful, then the Bid Bond,
Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or money order will be returned within ten (10) days after the successful
bidder has executed the Contract.
Bids are to be submitted in a sealed envelope properly marked “2016 Van Wert County Radio Project” on
the outside of the envelope and submitted to the “Clerk of the Board”, Board of Allen County
Commissioners’, 204 N. Main Street, Suite 301, Lima, Ohio 45801, on or before 11:15 a.m., December 19,
2018, at which time they shall be publicly read aloud. Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above
scheduled time and date for the bid opening or authorized postponement thereof. Any bids received after
the scheduled time and date of the bid opening shall not be considered. Additionally, Bidders shall not be
permitted to alter their bid after the bid opening. Further, all prices quoted by the bidder in their respective
bids must remain unchanged for a period of sixty (60) days after the date of the bid opening.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
ALLEN COUNTY, OHIO
Kelli A. Singhaus
Clerk of Board
** Please advertise December 2, 2018 and December 9, 2018 **