||Sealed bids are invited for a 60 Ton Chiller Replacement located at the Old Courthouse Museum, 320 South 5th Avenue in the city of West Bend, WI 53095. Bids shall be made on the bid forms provided in the bid packet and partial bids will not be allowed. An optional pre-bid meeting will be held February 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM (CT) at the Old Courthouse Museum (320 S 5th Ave, West Bend WI 53095) to answer any questions regarding this project and to view the chiller installation site. Contractors are encouraged to attend the optional pre-bid meeting to view the inside of the facilities. Prevailing Wage Rates per the State of Wisconsinís Department of Workforce Development Office do apply to this project as set forth in the bid documents. Bid security is required and shall be by a qualified surety in the form of a bid bond or certified check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid amount, and shall be submitted with the bid. Failure to submit the required bid security as part of the firmís sealed bid will result in immediate rejection of the firmís bid. Accepted bidder will also be required, as a condition precedent to award of contract, to furnish in the amount of 100% of the contract price, satisfactory Performance/Payment Bond and an acceptable Certificate of Insurance. Washington County reserves the right to waive any informalities or technicalities and to reject any and all bids deemed to be unsatisfactory or not in the Countyís best interest. Furthermore, Washington County reserves the right to cancel any order or contract for failure of the successful bidder to comply with the terms, conditions and specifications of the bid request and/or contract. Washington County reserves the right to award the bid in the aggregate or by item or like item groups (where applicable) to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder who complies with the specifications, service and can meet the requirements of this bid.