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Advertisement for Bids - Manhole #8 Riser Section Removal Project


General Notice

Town of New Windsor (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:


Bids for the Project will be received at the Town of New Windsor Clerk’s Office, located at 555 Union Ave, New Windsor, NY, until Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 11:00 AM local time. At that time, Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following work:  Removal of existing manhole riser sections for Manhole #8, which is part of the existing Caesars Lane WWTP outfall system.  Riser sections previously damaged and exposed during the Hurricane Irene Storm Event in August of 2011 will be demolished, removed, and properly disposed of.  Contractor will access the site utilizing a work barge platform placed in the Moodna Creek to limit disturbance.

Obtaining the Bidding Documents

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is:

MHE Engineering, D.P.C.
33 Airport Center Drive, Suite 202, New Windsor, NY  12553

Prospective Bidders may obtain or examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm beginning on June 27, 2023.

Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.  Only those persons whose name and address are on record as having obtained the Contract Documents will be permitted to bid and issued the Addendums, if any.

Digital copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained online through a secure electronic link for a non-refundable fee of fifty dollars ($50.00), paid by bank check made payable to MHE Engineering, D.P.C.  Contact Issuing Office at (845) 567-3100 or email at [email protected].

Hard copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from MHE Engineering, D.P.C. by special request for an additional fee.

Each bid shall be accompanied by an acceptable form of Bid Guarantee in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the Bid, payable to the Town of New Windsor as a guarantee that if the Bid is accepted, the Bidder will, within fifteen (15) days after award of the Contract, execute the Contract and file acceptable Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds and Certificate(s) of Insurance.

OWNERS RIGHTS RESERVED:  Town of New Windsor, hereinafter called Owner, reserves the right, in its best interest, to reject any or all Bids and to waive any informality or technicality in any Bid. 

No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. 

STATEMENT OF NON-COLLUSION:  Bidders on Contracts are required to execute a non-collusive bidding affidavit pursuant to Section 103d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

IRAN DIVESTMENT ACT:  By submission of this bid, each bidder and each person signing on behalf of any bidder certifies, and in the case of a joint bid, each party thereto certifies as to its own organization, under penalty of perjury, that to the best of its knowledge and belief, each bidder is not on the list created pursuant to paragraph (b) of Subdivision 3 of Section 165-a of the State Finance Law.

Subject to the provisions of Article 28, Part III of the New York State Tax Law and the provisions of the Contract Documents, the Owner is exempt from any payment of sales and compensating use taxes of the State of New York and cities and counties on all materials supplied to the Owner pursuant to this contract.

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirement as to conditions of employment to be observed and the minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109, and Executive Order 11246.  The requirements for Bidders and Contractors under this order, which concerns non-discrimination in employment, are further explained in the Contract Documents and Attachments. Bidders are also required to comply with the provisions of Section 291-299 of the Executive Law of the State of New York.

The Town of New Windsor, an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that, in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged and minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the ground of race, gender, color or national origin in consideration of an award.  All Bidders must submit documentary evidence of disadvantaged, minority and women business enterprises who have been contracted, and to whom commitments shall be submitted, concurrently with the bid.

The location of the bid opening is accessible to persons with disabilities.  If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Kelly Allegra, Town Clerk, at (845) 563-4611 or [email protected] at least two weeks in advance of the bid opening date to allow for necessary arrangements.

This Advertisement is issued by:

Owner: Town of New Windsor
By:          Kelly Allegra
Title:      Town Clerk
Date:     June 22, 2023

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