Sealed proposals for the construction of the Transmission and Replacement Water Mains for the Hart Lot Water District. Town of Elbridge. will be received by the Elbridge Town Clerk in her office at 5 Route 31, PO Box 568. Jordan, NY 13080 until 2:00 PM Eastern Time, July 19, 2011, and at that place and time will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work consists of furnishing and installing approximately 4,060 linear feet of 8″ diameter high density polyethylene transmission water main and 1,175 linear feet of 8″ diameter ductile iron replacement water main, services, appurtenances and a meter vault, all in accordance with the plans and specifications heretofore prepared by Kenneth M. Kaufman, P.E. The project is located adjacent to Jordan Road between Hamilton Road and Vinegar Hill Road, in the Town of Elbridge, Onondaga County, NY.
The Contract Documents may be examined at no charge at the following locations:
Office of the Town Clerk, 5 Route 31, Jordan, NY 13080
Onondaga County Community Development Division, 1100 Civic Center 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Syracuse Builders’ Exchange, 6563 Ridings Road, Syracuse , NY Syracuse Blue Print Co., 825 East Genesee St, Syracuse, NY 13210
Copies of the plans and specifications may be obtained at Syracuse Blue Print Co., upon submission of a plan deposit check or money order payable to the Town of Elbridge in the amount of $25 per set. If mailing of documents is requested, a UPS or FedX account number or a separate check payable to Syracuse Blue Print Co. in the amount of $15 per set must be provided to cover handling and postage fees. Any Bidder who has duly submitted a bid accompanied by the Bid Security will receive a 100% refund of the plan deposit. Non-bidders who return the plans and specifications in good condition to the Engineer within 30 days of the Bid opening will receive a 50% refund. Holders of Contract Documents who return the documents, prior to the Bid opening will be considered non-bidders. All refunds will be made by the Town of Elbridge.
Each Bid proposal must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of cash, certified check or bid bond payable to the Town of Elbridge, in the amount of 5% of the Total Bid Price. A Statement of Surety’s Intent is required regardless of the type of bid security provided. If upon acceptance of its bid, a Bidder fails to timely provide the
required bonds or insurance or to enter into a Contract with the Town of Elbridge, the bid security shall be forfeited to and become the property of the Town.
No bidder may withdraw its Bid within forty-five (45) days after the date of the Bid opening. The successful Bidder must furnish a 100% Performance and Payment Bond with a surety company satisfactory to the Town of Elbridge.
This Project is funded in part by a grant from the Onondaga County Community Development Division.
Approximately $100,000 of the project cost will be financed with Federal money through the Community Development Program. In addition, any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by an Appropriations Act grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). Neither the United States nor any of its departments, agencies or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract. This procurement will be subject to regulations contained in 40 CFR PART 31.
Bidders will be required to commit themselves to a goal for minority business participation in the contract.
Bidders are required to certify, under penalty of perjury, that bids have been prepared without collusion with other bidders, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. This certification is included with the Bid Proposal, which each Bidder must sign in the space provided.
Bidders should not include in their bid sales and compensating use taxes on the cost of materials and equipment that are to be incorporated into the work.
The Town of Elbridge reserves the right to waive any informalities in the Bid and to reject any or all bids.
Town of Elbridge
Dated: June 10, 2011