NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that sealed proposals for the Red Jacket and 61 Smith
Street Shoreline Habitat Restoration Contract No. GL00E01050 & GL00E01551 will be received by the Commissioner of the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning on May 12, 2016 at 3:00 P.M., local time, at 95 Franklin Street, Room 1077, Buffalo, New York, 14202, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in Room 1004.
The contract is located at 21 Smith Street (Red Jacket Park) and 61 Smith Street, Buffalo, New York, 14210. Work includes, but is not limited to, shoreline restoration and invasive species management for a 12 acre site with approximately 1850 linear feet of shoreline along the Buffalo River. The shoreline will be stabilized with a combination of rock, woody debris, and native plantings. The upland areas will be treated with pesticides to control invasive species and then be planted with native vegetation.
Bidders are advised that a pre-bid meeting for the construction of this project is scheduled Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., local time, at Buffalo Riverfest Tewksbury Lodge, 249 Ohio Street, Buffalo, NY 14204. A site visit to 21 and 61 Smith Street will immediately follow the meeting.
Plans are on file and may be examined at the office of the Erie County DEP, 95 Franklin Street, Room 1077, Buffalo, New York 14202. Copies of the contract documents, plans and specifications may be examined and purchased at the office of Wendel WD Architecture, Engineering, Surveying & Landscape Architecture, P.C. Centerpointe Corporate Park, 375 Essjay Road, Suite 200, Williamsville, NY 14221.
The deposit for each set of contract documents shall be $100.00 in the form of two checks or money orders, each in the amount of one-half the deposit, and made payable to the Erie County Comptroller. Any bidder requesting a set of plans and specifications mailed to their office must arrange for a pre-paid delivery service or mail carrier.
The envelope containing the bid must be sealed, addressed to the Erie County Commissioner of Environment and Planning and must be clearly and correctly designated as “Contract No. GL00E01050 & GL00E01551, Red Jacket and 61 Smith Street Shoreline Habitat Restoration.” Any envelope containing more than one bid will be considered an improper bid and not opened. Any bids not delivered in person shall be mailed to the Erie County Commissioner of Environment and Planning, 95 Franklin Street, Room 1077, Buffalo, New York 14202, and received prior to the time set for the bid opening.
A full version of Notice is included in the Specifications book.
BY ORDER OF: Thomas R. Hersey, Jr.
Department of Environment and Planning
Dated: March 31, 2016
Published: April 11, 2016