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.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, City of Binghamton, City Hall, Binghamton, New York until 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 after which time and at which place they will be publicly opened and read aloud at the II :00 A.M. Board of Contract and Supply meeting, of the following work:
Rehabilitation of South Washington Street Pedestrian Bridge
This is a federally funded project that will include bridge painting, timber sidewalk replacement, joint seal replacement, structural steel replacement, refurbishing ornamental steel railing, approach pavement milling and re-paving, and pavement striping. The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Utilization Goal for this project is 3%.
The contract documents and plans may be examined at the office of the City Engineer, City Hall, Binghamton, New York, and copies may be obtained upon a non refundable payment of $75.00 (check or money order, payable to the City of Binghamton), per set.
No proposal will be considered unless it is accompanied by a notarized bid guaranty which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid for the total work contemplated to be done. At the option of the bidder, the guaranty may be a certified check, bank draft, negotiable US Government bonds (at par value), or a bid bond approved by the Corporation Counsel. Certified check or bank draft must be payable to the order of the City of Binghamton. Cash deposits will not be accepted. The bid guaranty shall insure the execution of the agreement and the furnishing of the surety bond or bonds by the successful bidder, all as required by the contract documents.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to award the contract in the best interests of the City of Binghamton, New York.
Bids will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, City of Binghamton, City Hall, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, New York, 13901, until 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the 11:00 a.m. meeting for the following work.
REFURBISH AND REPAIR ROSS PARK CAROUSEL
The contract documents and plans may be picked up at the Office of the Parks Department, Third Floor, City Hall, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, New York 13901 or by downloading the bid from the link below.