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Invitation for Bids for the Whittier Sewer District

November 13, 2012
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Summary:

The Town of Ulster is soliciting bids for contract no. TU-121, Additions & Alterations to the Wastewater Pump Station for the Whittier Sewer District.  Sealed bids should be brought to the Town Clerk's Office by 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

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INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for Contract No. TU-121, Additions & Alterations to the Wastewater Pump Station, for the Whittier Sewer District, Town of Ulster, Ulster County, New York, are sought and requested as set forth in drawings and specifications prepared by Brinnier and Larios, P.C., 67 Maiden Lane, Kingston, New York  12401.

The  contract  will  have  two  (2)  Proposals:  General  Construction  and  Electrical

Construction.  Bidders must bid on all items of work in the proposal.

The project for General Construction Work shall consist of   selective demolition, submersible  dry  pit  wastewater  pumps,  pump  control  panels,  level  controls,  piping, valves, cast-in-place concrete, masonry units, fiberglass doors and frames, flood doors, intake and exhaust fans, waterproofing and other related work.

The project for Electrical Construction Work shall consist   of selective demolition, furnishing and installing distribution panels, transfer switch, starters, conduit, grounding system, wiring and other related work.

Separate sealed proposals completed on forms provided with the Contract documents shall be received by the Town of Ulster, Ulster County, New York at the Town Hall until

11:00 AM       on   Tuesday   , November 13   , 2012 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Bids received after the designated date and time will be considered unresponsive and returned to the bidder unopened.

All of the contract documents, including Instructions to Bidders, Proposal Forms, General Conditions  governing  the  contract,  drawings  and  detailed  specifications,  may  be examined at the office of Brinnier and Larios, P.C., 67 Maiden Lane, Kingston, New York or at the office of the Town Clerk, Town of Ulster, 1 Town Hall Drive, Lake Katrine, New York 12449. Copies of these documents may be obtained upon payment of

$75.00  per  set.    All  payments  shall  be  made  payable  to  Brinnier  and  Larios,  P.C. Payment for documents represents reproduction costs and therefore is non-refundable. Contract documents will be sent via first class mail upon receipt of a request with a

$15.00 payment which includes postage and handling.

Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount of not less than five percentum (5%) of the bid in the form of a certified check or bid bond subject to the conditions of this contract.

The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond in the amount of 100% of the accepted bid as set forth in the Bid Form. These Bonds shall be in compliance with the Specifications.


ANY CONTRACT OR SUBCONTRACT RESULTING FROM THIS BID INVITATION WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE PRESIDENT'S EXECUTIVE ORDERS NO. 11246 AND 11375.  THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BIDDERS AND CONTRACTORS UNDER THESE ORDERS WHICH CONCERN NONDISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ARE EXPLAINED IN STANDARD GENERAL CONDITIONS

The Town of Ulster hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.  WMBE firms are strongly encouraged to submit bids.

Attention is directed to the fact that the Contractor will be governed by New York State

Labor Standards Provisions, which are made part of this specifications and contract.

The bidder shall sign and submit with his proposal, the Bid Proposal Certification form that certifies that he is fully aware of the State laws regarding the non-collusion bidding certification.

The Town Board expressly reserves the right to waive any informalities in or to accept and any bid, or to reject any and all bids, or to award on any or all items, as the interest of the Town of Ulster may appear to require.

The Town of Ulster is an exempt organization under the Tax Laws and is exempt from payment of Sales and Compensating Use Taxes of the State of New York and Cities and Counties of the State of 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.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 (sixty) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

By order of the Town Board, Town of Ulster, Ulster County, New York, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Date:     October 22, 2012                                         James E. Quigley 3rd, Supervisor