See below for current bid opportunities.


Response Due Date: October 28, 2020

The Miami County Park District (MCPD) is requesting sealed and marked Letters of Interest (LOI) from qualified firms to provide Construction Management (CM) services for the Lost Creek Community Building, located at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 State Route 41, 45373, in Staunton Township, Miami County, Ohio.

The 465-acre Lost Creek Reserve is located at 2385 State Route 41, Troy, Ohio near the intersection of State Routes 41 and 202. The property was originally owned by the Knoop Family for five generations and became part of the Park District in 2006. As a part of our planning, the need for a permanent restroom at Lost Creek was identified as a priority and the decision was made to proceed with the planning for that. During the planning it was decided that Park District would like to add a 125-person community space to that plan. It will be the first indoor public programming space for the Park District.

The planned building will feature a multiple purpose meeting and event space, restrooms accessible to visitors both within and outside the building, a demonstration kitchen, storage space and office.

Candace Goodall has been identified by Miami County Park District staff as the most qualified person to support the design of project. She will be serving as the project architect in partnership with Choice One Engineering, the civil engineer, Shell & Meyer Associates, the construction engineer, and Garmann Miller, the HVAC, plumbing and electrical design, which have been adopted by the Owner.

Selection Subfactors
Experience in the fabrication and/or construction of timber or exposed frame wooden structures; experience with construction of recreational structures in a public environment; technical approach; understanding of the project, project specific cost containment practices; availability of personnel, equipment and facilities to complete the project within the required time-frame.

Project Schedule
The Construction Manager's preconstruction Notice to Proceed is expected to be issued on or about November 24, 2020. The construction start and completion dates will be established during the preconstruction phase.

Selection Procedures
MCPD will select three firms based on the Letters of Interest (LOl). The requirements for the LOl and the Programmatic Selection Rating Form that will be used to make the selections are shown below. Each selected firm will be requested to provide a Pricing Proposal, to include the Pre- Construction CM fee.

Firms interested in being considered for selection should respond by submitting four (4) copies of their Letter of Interest to the following address by 2:00 PM on the response due date listed above:

J. Scott Myers, Executive Director
Miami County Park District
2645 East State Route 41, Troy, OH 45373

Responses received after 2:00 PM on the response due date will not be considered. Response Due Date: October 28, 2020

Preliminary Floor Plan.PDF

Lost Creek Community Building RFQ for Construction Manager(FR).pdf

Exterior Elevations.PDF

Exterior Elevations - Section.PDF


Section 307.86 - Ohio Revised Code

Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the Miami County Park District, 2645 East State Route 41, Troy, Ohio, 45373, until 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 5th, 2020 for the:



in accordance with the plans and specifications now on file in the Park District Office.  The Bidding documents, drawings, and specifications may be reviewed at the Park District Office located at 2645 East St. Rt. 41, Troy, Ohio, and obtained for a nonrefundable fee of $30.00 payable to the Miami County Park District. A pre-bid meeting will be held on Monday, October 26th at 1:00 p.m. on the west side of the Stillwater River at Maple Ridge Reserve 10430 St. Rt. 185 Covington, OH 45318.

Each proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein.  Proposals shall be submitted on the forms furnished by the Park District and must be enclosed in sealed envelopes endorsed by the Bidder and marked “Sealed Bid – STILLWATER PRAIRIE RESERVE SUSPENSION BRIDGE”.  Bids may be submitted by mail or in person to the Park District Office at 2645 East St. Rt. 41, Troy, Ohio.  Each Bidder must submit evidence of his experience on projects of similar size and complexity. 

All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practical, use Ohio products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of this project.  Contractor compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required.  Bidders must comply with current State of Ohio Prevailing Wage Rates for Public Improvements in Miami County, Ohio as determined by the State of Ohio Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division.

Each Bidder is required to furnish, with his proposal, a Bid Guaranty in accordance with Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code as a guarantee that if the proposal is accepted a Contract will be entered into.  The Bid Guaranty shall be as a certified check, cashiers’ check or letter of credit in an amount equal to 10% of the total Bid amount, or as a Bid Bond in the amount of 100% of the Bid amount, payable to the Miami County Park District.  If the Bid Guaranty is furnished in Bond form, it shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.  The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond in the amount of 100% of the bid.

The Miami County Park Board reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any irregularities in the Bids and to award the contract to the bidder, or bidders, who, in their opinion, offer the lowest and/or best proposal. 

Board of Park Commissioners Miami County Park District J. Scott Myers, Executive Director