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Mr. Joe Walker, President

Mr. John Burns, Member
Mr. Justin Dilley, Member
Mrs. Sue Hollandsworth
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The West Virginia School Building Authority has approved funding for a Major Improvement Plan (MIP) project with several components.  This project is for the installation of an Owner purchased Packaged Wastewater Treatment Plant and other associated work (including demolition of the existing waste water treatment plant


Sealed proposal for:


Pocahontas County High School: Renovations and Improvements – Wastewater Treatment Plant


- Bid Item #01 General Construction Contractor


will be received by the Pocahontas County Board of Education, Terrence Beam, Superintendent, 404 Old Buckeye Rd., Buckeye, WV 24924, until 1:00 PM local time on Thursday, August 16, 2018. (Bids received after this time will not be accepted); at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. After opening, the bids will be compared as to quality, thoroughness, and cost by the Owner and Architect/Engineer (OWPR, Inc.). A lump sum bid is being solicited for Work included in the above referenced Bid Item for the Project indicated.


The contract documents (digital) may be obtained for download from ShareFile.  Addenda shall be issued via ShareFile. Upon receipt of valid email address, and Bid Package requested, OWPR will provide a password with instructions on accessing and downloading the contract documents. Contact Randy Jones or via phone at (540) 552-2151 for digital contract documents. The contract documents may be reviewed for bidding purposes without charge during business hours at the office of the Architect/Engineer. All questions prior to bid must be made through Randy Jones of OWPR, Inc. at


The contract documents (hard copy) may be obtained for purchase at cost plus applicable shipping fees at the office of Charleston Blueprint, 1203 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV 25301, Phone: (304) 343-1063, Website:


The Bid Package is a Single Prime Contractor project. OWPR, Inc., the Architect/Engineer, will conduct a MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Pocahontas County High School, 271 Warrior Way, Dunmore, West Virginia 24934; all interested Prime Contractor bidders are REQUIRED to attend. Interested sub-contractors and material suppliers are also encouraged to attend. The purpose of the pre-bid conference is to familiarize the Bidders with bidding requirements and to answer questions regarding the Bidding Documents.


Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable Surety, in an amount equal to 5% of the bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a 100% Performance and Material Payment Bond in the amount of the bid (including all add alternates), as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Each bidder shall ensure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, creed, color, sex, or national origin.


No bidder may withdraw his bid within thirty (30) days after the bid opening. The Owner reserves the right to conduct such investigation as necessary to determine the responsibility of a bidder, and to the extent permitted by state law; Pocahontas County Schools reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to make selections from the bids that are solely in the best interest of Pocahontas County Schools.



Bidders may examine the bid documents at the following locations:

Pocahontas County Board of Education                                                                    OWPR, Inc.
404 Old Buckeye Rd.                                                                                                     200 Country Club Drive SW
Buckeye, WV 24924                                                                                                      Plaza One, Building E
Blacksburg, VA 24060


Contractors shall comply with all applicable national and state codes,


Pursuant to Chapter 21-Article 11 of the “West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act” of 1991, all Contractors doing business in West Virginia must be licensed to perform work in the State, the Contractor’s WV License number must be affixed to all submitted construction bids and fully executed and binding construction contracts and agreements.


By Order of the Board of Education

Pocahontas County Schools

Terrence Beam, Superintendent


Publish:  The Pocahontas Times, July 26, 2018 and A 


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DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED: As required by federal laws and regulations, the Pocahontas County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, handicapping condition, marital status, or national origin in employment or in its education programs and activities. Inquiries may be referred to the Director of Special Education/Student Services, Title IX Coordinator, or Associate Superintendent, 504 Coordinator, Pocahontas County Board of Education, 926 Fifth Avenue, Marlinton, West Virginia 24954 (304) 799-4505, or to the Department of Education’s Director of the Office for Civil Rights.

NOTE: State and Federal laws include Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, and other State or Federal laws and regulations governing students and employees.