Advertisement for Bid Rosamond Gifford Zoo Animal Health Center #2

Onondaga County Bid Reference No. ONGOV- 081-20

Sealed bids for the Animal Health Center at the office of the Onondaga County Purchasing Director, 13th floor, John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, New York, until 2:00 PM Local Time, on Thursday, June 04, 2020 and there at said office, at said time, publicly opened and read aloud. Bids must be on a lump sum basis.

All bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes bearing on the outside, the name of the bidder, his address and the name of the project for which the bid is submitted. If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the proposal and marked as above, must be in another envelope addressed to Onondaga County Purchasing Director, as noted above, and be received there at or before the same time. No late bids are accepted for any reason. Bidder assumes all responsibility for on-time delivery to the Division of Purchase.

The work consists of a 4 multi- prime contracts, General Construction, HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing contracts.

The Contract Documents and Drawings, including Information to Bidders and Bid Forms, may be obtained for One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) deposit, for each complete set, made by check, payable to The County of Onondaga, from the Plan Holder : Plan & Print Systems, Inc. 6160 Eastern Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13211 (Tel: 315-437-5111). Bidder is responsible for a separate, non-refundable payment to Plan and Print Systems, Inc. directly for these copies. The amount of Twenty Five Dollars ($25.00) per set is required for UPS shipping and handling, if packages are not picked up at their facility. Checks received without the following information will be returned:Telephone Number, Fax Number, and Shipping Address. Plans and specifications will not be shipped to P.O. Boxes.

Contractors, who have paid the aforesaid deposit for an entire set of Contract Documents and Drawings and returned such sets to Plan and Print Services in good condition within Thirty (30) calendar days after the opening of bids, shall receive a refund of such deposit for each set returned. Unclaimed deposits will be forwarded to the Division of Purchase within Forty-five (45) days after bid opening.

Contract Documents and Drawings may be examined at no expense at :

  • Onondaga County, Division of Purchase, John H. Mulroy Civic Center 13th Floor, 421 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY 13202, (315) 435-3458;


  • Onondaga County, Department of Facilities Management, John H. Mulroy Civic Center basement, 421 Montgomery St., Suite 40, Syracuse, NY 13202, (315) 435-3451;


  • Plan & Print Systems, Inc. 6160 Eastern Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13211, (315) 437-5111, ;


  • Syracuse Builders Exchange 6563 Ridings Rd., Syracuse, NY 13206, (315) 437-9936;


  • Dodge Reports ;


  • IPD Engineering, One Webster’s Landing, Second Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202 ;


  • VIP Architectural Associates, PLLC, One Webster’s Landing, Fifth Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202 .

There will not be a pre-bid meeting. Questions or inquiries should be submitted no later than Tuesday, May 26, 2020 and be directed in writing to the Project Manager, Ed Barry, VIP Architectural Associates, PLLC, One Webster’s Landing, and Fifth Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202; (315) 214-7620 or . Bidders

are informed that this project is being progressed/funded by the Onondaga County Department of Facilities Management, in conjunction with funding from the County of Onondaga, City of Syracuse and the New York State. This project will be subject to NYS prevailing wage, affirmative action, and minority and women business enterprise requirements.

Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid Security Deposit in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid. Bid security must be in the form of a bid bond or certified/ bank check, made payable to The County of Onondaga. Bids with inadequate bid security will be declared informal.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any bid informalities or to reject any or all bids.


Daniel Hammer, Director
Division of Purchase

DATE: May 6, 2020

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