Name of Project: PIN 8761.21:
Town of Lloyd, Ulster County Ulster County
Bid # RFB-UC17-156C
Advertisement for Bids:
Sealed bids for the furnishing of all labor and material necessary for the Hudson Valley Rail Trail West – Phase 4 will be received by Ulster County until 2:00 P.M. local time January 18, 2018 at the Ulster County Purchasing Office, 244 Fair Street - 3rd Floor, Kingston, New York 12401, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bids will be received for the following Contract: PIN 8761.21 – Hudson Valley Rail Trail West - Phase 4. The items of work under this Contract include, but are not necessarily limited to the following: The construction of pedestrian and bicycle facilities extending the HVRT from South Street (CR 22) to New Paltz Road (CR 12) in the Town of Lloyd. A 12’ wide asphalt path will be constructed along with culvert rehabilitation, drainage installation, signing and striping, construction of a trailhead parking lot, installation of railing and fencing and landscaping.
The information for Bidders, Specifications and other Contract Documents may be reviewed and obtained starting December 22, 2017 from Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am- 5pm in the Ulster County Purchasing Office, 244 Fair Street 3rd Floor, Kingston, New York 12401. Pursuant to the provisions of GML 102, persons desiring to take a copy may obtain them, subject to a deposit in the amount of $100 for each set, payable by check or money order. CD’s containing the Contracts Documents may be obtained free of charge starting December 22, 2017.
Specifications and conditions may be obtained at the above address, at the New York State Contract Reporter, or on our website at www.ulstercountyny.gov/purchasing
Each proposal shall be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the gross amount of the bid payable to the County of Ulster (the County) as a guarantee that if the Bid is accepted, the Bidder will complete the items bid upon in accordance with the specifications and under the terms of the contract documents. No bidder may withdraw within forty-five (45 day) after the actual date of opening therefore. No cash will be accepted for this bond.
The Bidder to whom the Contract is awarded will be required to furnish performance and payment bonds from an acceptable Surety Company for an amount not less than 100% of the accepted bid, certificates of insurance meeting the requirements of Section 100 and execute a contract with the County.
This is a Locally Administered Federal Aid Project and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Standard Construction Specifications effective January 1, 2018 MUST be followed with an emphasis on Section 100. The project contains Affirmative Action Goals and reporting requirements. NYSDOT Standard Specifications must be followed on a Federal Aid Project. This project is subject to the provision of Chapter 605, Laws of the State of New York of 1959, Section 103-A of the General Municipal Law and subsequent amendments, and all Federal requirements.
All contract work shall be completed within 150 calendar days from receipt of Notice to Proceed exclusive of an approved winter shutdown unless such period is extended by the Owner as provided herein.
The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Utilization Goal for this project is 6.0%. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Goals for this project are 17.0% Minority and 6.9% Female. There is no M/WBE language or requirements, residence or geographical restrictions or requirements, or Project Labor Agreement requirements associated with this project.
The NYSDOT utilizes a web-based civil rights reporting system called EBO (Equitable Business Opportunities). The Contractor is required to utilize this reporting software in accordance with Section 15.4.8 of the NYSDOT Procedures for Locally Administered Federal Aid Projects.
The low bidder will need to complete and submit an electronic NYS Uniform Contracting Questionnaire (CCA-2) online. The CCA-2 MUST be on file with the NYSDOT prior to award. In addition, all subcontractors must have a CCA-2 on file with the NYSDOT prior to working on the project.
Statement of Non-Collusion: Bidders are required to execute the non-collusion bidding certificate attached thereto pursuant to Section 103-d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York and the Disclosure of Lobbying Activities form.
Owner’s Rights Reserved: The County reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive any informality or technicality in any Bid in the interest of the County.
Any inquiries regarding the contract plans and/or specifications must be directed, in writing, to Marc Rider, Director of Purchasing.
DATE: December 21, 2017
Director of Purchasing
244 Fair Street - 3rd Floor
Kingston, NY 12401