The Syracuse Housing Authority, Syracuse, New York, will receive bids for installation of by-pass closet doors in its senior high rise housing facility at 947 Pond Street, AMP 74-10 Vinette Tower. The work of the project will be let as a single prime contract.

Bids will be received until 11:30 AM local time, Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at the office of the Owner, 516 Burt Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud. Please note, bid receipt and pre-bid meeting are at different locations.

All bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes bearing on the outside the legend “Bid Documents”, the name of the bidder, bidder’s street and mailing address, bidder’s phone number, the name of the project, and the date and time of the opening. If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the proposal and marked as above, must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to Mr. David Fickenscher, Modernization Coordinator, preferably by registered mail, and received on or before the stated time.

Copies of the plans and specifications may be obtained at the offices of the Owner by calling the Modernization Department at 315.470.4350 to make arrangements for pick up, or by e.mail to

All bids must be accompanied by a completed “Representations, Certifications, and Other Statements of Bidders”, and each bid must be secured by a certified check, bank draft or properly executed bid bond in an amount equal to at least 5% of the entire bid and made payable to the Syracuse Housing Authority.

Attention is called to the provisions for Equal Employment Opportunity, Minority and Women’s Business Opportunities, and resident employment requirements, and Bidders in contention shall be required to complete and submit acceptable MBE and Section 3 Participation Plans within 3 days of bid opening. The minimum salaries and wages applicable to this project are set forth in the specifications.

A pre-bid meeting and site tour is scheduled for Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM. The meeting will be at the site, 947 Pond St (Vinette Tower), in the community room.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities in or to reject any and all bids. No bidder may withdraw his proposal for a period of forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the bid opening.

William J. Simmons, Director
Date: August 19, 2012