Invitation to Bid – The Arc Otsego Improvements Project

The Arc Otsego is seeking bids from qualified contractors or individuals to provide certain rehabilitation work for group homes owned by The Arc Otsego.

This work will be undertaken in conjunction with and funded in full or in part with a recently awarded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

There are a total of five projects being bid as follows: (1) site work and driveways, (2) HVACs, (3) septic systems, (4) siding and windows, and (5) general contracting.  Each project involves one or more of the ten group homes listed at the following address(s):


  • 47 Jefferson Avenue, Oneonta N.Y. 13820.
  • 3/5 Madison Street, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820.
  • 113 Browne Street, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820.
  • 199 Underwood Drive, Otego, N.Y. 13825
  • 69 Willow Street, Otego, N.Y. 13825
  • 9 Walnut Street, Unadilla, N.Y.  13849
  • 1745 State Highway # 7 Unadilla, N.Y. 13849
  • 192 Burdick Road, Milford, N.Y. 13807
  • 606 Coye Brook Road, South New Berlin, N.Y. 13843
  • 37 Estli Avenue Cooperstown, N.Y. 13326

Bids can be mailed or delivered in person.  If mailed, they should be addressed to the attention of David H. Bird, The Arc Otsego, 35 Academy Street, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820. They can be hand delivered to the same address.  All bids must be sealed and the project for which the bid is submitted must be clearly marked on the outside of the sealed envelope, (i.e. Site Work and Driveways OR HVAC, etc.).  Each bid must be submitted in a separate envelope. Bidders can submit a bid for as many projects as they desire. Bids are due by 1 P.M on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the offices of The Arc Otsego, 35 Academy Street, Oneonta, NY, where they will be opened and publically read out loud.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at 1:00 P.M. on March 27, 2017 at the offices of The Arc Otsego, 35 Academy Street, Oneonta, N.Y. 13820. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend as Section 3 and other federal requirements will be discussed and questions about projects can be posed.

Pre-construction conferences will be scheduled before contracts are signed and notices to proceed are issued for each project.

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) and Section 3 businesses are strongly encouraged to participate in this federally funded project. The Arc Otsego and Otsego County, the recipient of the CDBG funds, are equal opportunity employers.

For more information and a copy of the complete specification package(s), please contact David H. Bird at 607-433-8439 or email Please indicate which project specifications you wish to receive. You may request as many packages as you wish.