Public Notice

Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority Liability Insurance Coverages For The Period Of July 1, 2015 Through At Least June 30, 2016.
Project No. I15-05-29

The Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority (OVRTA) is seeking insurance bids for Comprehensive General Liability Coverage, Comprehensive Auto Liability Coverage and Physical Damage Coverage as well as Directors and Officers Coverage for a one year period beginning July 1, 2015. Coverage(s) offered beyond this one year period for up to a total of three years is an option that will be evaluated during the review process for possible inclusion before a formal contract award.
Notice is hereby given that the Executive Director of the OVRTA will receive sealed bids until 2:00 p.m., local time, Friday, May 29, 2015 in the Authority’s office at 21 South Huron Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 for the above project. Bids at that time and place will be promptly and publicly opened, read aloud, and recorded as per OVRTA bid procedures. Any bids received after the time and date referred to above will not be considered and will be returned unopened to the bidder.
All bids must be in writing, and must be in a sealed envelope plainly marked upon the outside “BID FOR INSURANCE COVERAGES: PROJECT NO. I15-05-29.” Sealed bids submitted must be in accordance with the Authority’s bid specification package, copies of which may be obtained by contacting the Executive Director at 304-232-2190.
All bids shall be subject to all applicable state and federal laws, subject to approval of a financial assistance contract between the OVRTA and the Federal Transit Administration, and in compliance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.
The OVRTA hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation to bid, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, or national origin in consideration of the award. Any name appearing on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors is not an eligible bidder.
The OVRTA reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in the bidding as it deems in its best interest.
The award of the contract(s) will be made on the basis of the lowest responsive and responsible bidder as selected by the OVRTA.

Thomas E. Hvizdos
Executive Director
Int. April 29, 2015