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Notice to Bidders - Feb. 20, 2018 at 10 a.m. - Main Street Sidewalks


Type: 
Notice to Bidders
Date: 
Feb 20 2018

TOWN OF CLARENCE
NOTICE TO BIDDERS

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Town Clerk at the office of the Town Clerk, Clarence Town Hall, One Town Place, Clarence, New York 14031, until 10:00 a.m. local time on the 20th day of February 2018.  All bids will be publicly opened and read at 10:00 a.m. in the Town Hall, for furnishing all tools, equipment, materials, and labor for the Route 5 Sidewalks (Transit Road to Sheridan Drive) and all related work, complete in place, tested, and ready for use in accordance with the contract documents therefore, including plans, specifications, instructions to bidders, etc., prepared by Nussbaumer & Clarke, Inc., Consulting Engineers.

All proposals shall be submitted on the forms furnished herein and the entire volume, including any addenda, shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:  Town of Clarence, One Town Place, Clarence, New York 14031, to the attention of Nancy C. Metzger, Town Clerk.

The Contractor's name, title of the proposal (Route 5 Sidewalks (Transit Road to Sheridan Drive)), and date and time of the opening shall be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, and shall be in the form and subject to the conditions provided for in the Instructions to Bidders. 

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in the amount equal to the Contract Award.  A maintenance bond for 40% of the contract price (including change orders) will be required during the maintenance period. 

Copies of the Drawings and Specifications and Contract Documents may be obtained or examined at the office of the Town Clerk between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily except Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from January 19, 2018 to February 19, 2018; copies can be obtained upon payment of $100.00 in the form of two $50.00 checks made payable to the Town of Clarence for each copy requested.  Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any other source. 

Any bidder returning Drawings and Specifications in good condition within 10 days following the bid opening, will be refunded the full amount of the deposit.  Non-bidders will be refunded one-half the deposit.  Material suppliers and anyone returning the Plans and Specifications before the bid opening will be classified as non-bidders.  Any bidders requesting more than one (1) set of Drawings and Specifications may purchase the excess, but it is
understood that these are non-refundable. 

                                This contract will be funded wholly or partially with federal funds, and as such, is subject to all federal rules and regulations pertinent thereto, including, but not limited to, federal policy of encouraging the participation of minority and women business enterprises as sources of suppliers, equipment, construction and services. 

The bidders' attention is called to Section 2604 of the Public Authorities Law, which requires a bidder's Certificate of Non-Collusion.  Such certificate is part of the Proposal form and, unless complied with on the form provided, the bid will not be accepted. 

BIDDERS ON THIS WORK WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 11246.  THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BIDDERS AND CONTRACTORS UNDER THIS ORDER WHICH CONCERN NON-DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ARE EXPLAINED IN THE SPECIFICATIONS. 

                                The attention of the bidder is called particularly to the requirements of conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract. 

The Town of Clarence is an exempt organization under the Tax Law and is exempt from payment of sales and compensating use taxes of the State of New York and cities and counties of the state on all materials which are to be incorporated into the project, pursuant to the provisions of the contract.  These taxes are not to be included in the bid. 

The right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informalities in, or to make an award to other than the low bidder, should it be deemed to be in the best interest of the Owner and in accordance with law, are herewith reserved. 

No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof, but may withdraw same any time prior to the scheduled date for the opening of bids. 

By Order of:       The Town Board of the Town of Clarence, New York 

Published:     January 24, 2018