City of Binghamton, New York

Bids & RFPs

Bids & RFPs

In addition to procuring goods & services from County & NYS purchase contracts, competitive bids are required for the purchase of materials or equipment in excess of $10,000. The threshold for public works or building contracts (labor & material) is $30,000. Bids are advertised in the Press-Sun Bulletin in the legal ads.

Bids are typically advertised EIGHT (8) business days prior to the bid opening. The bid advertisement contains information as to the nature of the bid, due date & time, and where to obtain bid documents.

INVITATION TO BID

FLOOD DAMAGE REHABILITATION

BINGHAMTON-JOHNSON CITY JOINT SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

VESTAL, NEW YORK

Sealed bids for the rehabilitation of flood damaged equipment at the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply in their office at Binghamton City Hall, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 until 10:30 a.m. local time on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, and at that place will be publicly opened and read aloud at the 11:00 a.m. Board of Contract and Supply meeting.

Separate sealed Bids will be received for the following:

Contract No. 2 – Plumbing and Process  Mechanical

If the Work described in the Contract Documents is part of a larger Project, use the optional language to identify the Project by Title matching the exact title used for the Project in the Agreement.  For single Contract Projects, match the description of Work provided in the Agreement verbatim, for multiple Contract Projects, summarize the descriptions of Work provided in the Agreement excluding the language used to delineate the work of various Contractors.

Where the corporate name is used in the text below, the name of the firm should be the same as that under which the firm produces engineering documents in that state - For most states this will be GHD, Inc.

The work includes the rehabilitation of flood-damaged equipment in accordance with the Bidding Documents heretofore prepared by GHD Consulting Services Inc.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

GHD Consulting Services Inc.             Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant

One Remington Park Drive                 4480 Vestal Road

Cazenovia, NY 13035                         Vestal, NY 13850

 

Syracuse Builders Exchange             

6563 Ridings Road                             

Syracuse, NY 13206                         

                                                      

Dodge Data Analytics                        Associated Building Contractors of the Triple Cities, Inc.

117 Metropolitan Park Drive                15 Belden Street

Liverpool, NY 13088                           Binghamton, NY 13903

Purchasing of Bidding Documents is also covered in the Instructions to Bidders; make sure this language matches. It is GHD's preference not to sell documents unless required by client. Hard copies of Bidding Documents must be obtained from Dataflow (19 South Washington Street, Binghamton, NY 13903, www.godataflow.com, (607) 772-2001) upon submission of a check or money order for a non-refundable amount of $50 made payable to the City of Binghamton. Prospective bidders must register as a planholder and obtain a hard copy of the Bidding Documents from Dataflow in order to submit a bid. The Bidding Documents are available on Dataflow’s website for viewing purposes only. Direct all questions regarding distribution of Bidding Documents to Dataflow.

All questions shall be submitted in writing to Eric Dienst, GHD, at eric.dienst@ghd.com. The subject heading for all e-mails and faxes shall be:

        Flood Damage Rehabilitation, Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant

No response will be given to questions received less than seven days before the Bid opening date.Bidders shall review and acknowledge all Addenda on the Bid Form.

Add summary of special funding agency requirements here, such a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise outreach requirements.  Special funding requirements must also be listed in the Instructions to Bidders; the text should be the same in both places.

If certified checks or money orders will be allowed in lieu of a Bid Bond, revise the language here to match that provided in the Instructions to Bidders.  If Bid Bonds will be required, revise the language in the Instructions to Bidders to not allow certified checks or money orders.  Five percent is a value that is commonly used.

Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid security made payable to the City of Binghamton in an amount of 10% of Bidder’s maximum Bid price and in the form of a certified check or Bid Bond (on the form included in the Bidding Documents) issued by a surety meeting the requirements of paragraphs 5.01 and 5.02 of the General Conditions. Make sure the time selected matches those indicated in the Instructions to Bidders.

If, upon acceptance of a Bid, a Bidder fails to enter into a contract with the City of Binghamton, the Bid security shall be forfeited to and become the property of the City. Make sure the time selected corresponds to that selected in the Instructions to Bidders.

No Bidder may withdraw its Bid within 45 days after the date of the Bid opening. The successful Bidder must furnish a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Payment Bond with a surety company satisfactory to the City of Binghamton and conforming to the prerequisite requirements of Article 5 of the General Conditions on the forms included in the Bidding Documents. The City of Binghamton reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the Bids received, or to reject any or all Bids.

Bidders are required to certify, under penalty of perjury, that Bids have been prepared without collusion with other Bidders, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. This certification is included with the Bid Form and each Bidder must sign in the space provided.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. on the 3rd day of June 2015 in the University Room at the Vestal Quality Inn & Suites, 4105 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal NY 13850. Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. A site visit and walk-through of the site will follow the pre-bid conference, and Contractors will be allowed to perform a site inspection. Bidders may perform site inspections by appointment only by calling the BJCJSTP at (607) 729-2975. Appointments can generally be made from 9:30 a.m. through 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Bidders must sign-in at the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant Administration Building at their scheduled appointment.

Closing Date:
June 17, 2015

INVITATION TO BID

BIOLOGICAL AERATED FILTER (BAF) FACILITY DEMOLITION

BINGHAMTON-JOHNSON CITY JOINT SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

VESTAL, NEW YORK

Sealed bids for partial demolition of the existing BAF Facility at the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, City of Binghamton, City Hall, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 until 10:30 a.m. local time on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, and at that place will be publicly opened and read aloud at the 11:00 a.m. Board of Contract and Supply meeting.

Separate sealed Bids will be received for the following: Contract No. 3 – Demolition

If the Work described in the Contract Documents is part of a larger Project, use the optional language to identify the Project by Title matching the exact title used for the Project in the Agreement.  For single Contract Projects, match the description of Work provided in the Agreement verbatim, for multiple Contract Projects, summarize the descriptions of Work provided in the Agreement excluding the language used to delineate the work of various Contractors.

Where the corporate name is used in the text below, the name of the firm should be the same as that under which the firm produces engineering documents in that state - For most states this will be GHD, Inc.

The work includes the partial and selective demolition of the existing BAF Facility, including building and process tank demolition and all materials contained therein; removal and disposal of all materials off site; and site restoration in accordance with the Bidding Documents heretofore prepared by GHD Consulting Services Inc.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

 

GHD Consulting Services Inc.            Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant

One Remington Park Drive                4480 Vestal Road

Cazenovia, NY 13035                        Vestal, NY 13850

 

Syracuse Builders Exchange            

6563 Ridings Road                            

Syracuse, NY 13206                         

                                                       

 

Dodge Data & Analytics                    Associated Building Contractors of the Triple Cities, Inc.

117 Metropolitan Park Drive              15 Belden Street

Liverpool, NY 13088                          Binghamton, NY 13903

Purchasing of Bidding Documents is also covered in the Instructions to Bidders; make sure this language matches. It is GHD's preference not to sell documents unless required by client.

Hard copies of Bidding Documents must be obtained from Dataflow (19 South Washington Street, Binghamton, NY 13903, www.godataflow.com, (607) 772-2001) upon submission of a check or money order for a non-refundable amount of $50 made payable to the City of Binghamton. Prospective bidders must register as a plan holder and obtain a hard copy of the Bidding Documents from Dataflow in order to submit a bid. The Bidding Documents are available on Dataflow’s website for viewing purposes only. Direct all questions regarding distribution of Bidding Documents to Dataflow.

All other questions shall be submitted in writing to Joe Dodd, GHD, at joseph.dodd@ghd.com. The subject heading for all e-mails shall be:

        BAF Facility Demolition, Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant

No response will be given to questions received less than seven days before the Bid opening date.

Bidders shall review and acknowledge all Addenda on the Bid Form.

Add summary of special funding agency requirements here, such a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise outreach requirements.  Special funding requirements must also be listed in the Instructions to Bidders; the text should be the same in both places.

If certified checks or money orders will be allowed in lieu of a Bid Bond, revise the language here to match that provided in the Instructions to Bidders.  If Bid Bonds will be required, revise the language in the Instructions to Bidders to not allow certified checks or money orders.  Five percent is a value that is commonly used.

Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid security made payable to the City of Binghamton in an amount of 10% of Bidder’s maximum Bid price and in the form of a certified check or Bid Bond (notarized and on the form included in the Bidding Documents) issued by a surety meeting the requirements of paragraphs 5.01 and 5.02 of the General Conditions.

Make sure the time selected matches those indicated in the Instructions to Bidders. If, upon acceptance of a Bid, a Bidder fails to enter into a contract with the City of Binghamton, the Bid security shall be forfeited to and become the property of the City.

Make sure the time selected corresponds to that selected in the Instructions to Bidders. No Bidder may withdraw its Bid within 45 days after the date of the Bid opening.  The successful Bidder must furnish a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Payment Bond with a surety company satisfactory to the City of Binghamton and conforming to the prerequisite requirements of Article 5 of the General Conditions on the forms included in the Bidding Documents.

The City of Binghamton reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the Bids received, or to reject any or all Bids.

Bidders are required to certify, under penalty of perjury, that Bids have been prepared without collusion with other Bidders, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. This certification is included with the Bid Form and each Bidder must sign in the space provided.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. on the 3rd day of June 2015 in the University Room at the Vestal Quality Inn & Suites, 4105 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal NY 13850. Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. A site visit and walk through of the BAF Facility and site will follow the pre-bid conference, and Contractors will be allowed to perform a site inspection. Bidders may perform site inspections by appointment only by calling the BJCJSTP at (607) 729-2975. Appointments can generally be made from 9:30 a.m. through 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Bidders must sign-in at the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant Administration Building at their scheduled appointment.

Closing Date:
June 17, 2015