NOTICE TO BIDDERS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Town Board of the Town of Cheektowaga until 11:00 am, local time, on December 14, 2016. All bids will be publicly opened and read at 11:00 am at the Town Hall, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York 14227 for furnishing all tools, equipment, materials, and labor for Cheektowaga Safe Crossings, PIN 5761.10 and all related work, complete in place, tested and ready for use in accordance with the Contract Documents.
All proposals shall be submitted on the forms furnished herein and the entire volume, including any addenda, shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Town of Cheektowaga, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York 14227, to the attention of Vickie Dankowski, Town Clerk, and shall have the Contractor's name and title of the bid. The sealed envelope shall be plainly marked on the outside as "Bid for Cheektowaga Safe Crossings, PIN 5761.10.
Copies of the proposed Contract Documents, Plans and Specifications may be examined at the Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York 14227 and at the office of Watts Architecture & Engineering, 95 Perry Street, Suite 300, Buffalo, New York 14203. Documents are also on file at Construction Exchange, 2660 William Street, Cheektowaga, New York 14227. Copies may be purchased from the Town Clerk's Office and can be obtained upon payment of $50.00 in the form of one (1) check made payable to the Town of Cheektowaga for each copy requested. The Owner will not be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any other source.
Any bidder returning such Plans and Specifications in good condition within ten (10) business days following the bid opening will be refunded the full amount of the deposit. Deposit will not be refunded for non-bidders. Material suppliers and anyone returning the Plans and Specifications before the bid opening will be classified as non-bidders. Any bidders requesting more than one (1) set of Plans and Specifications may purchase the excess, but it is understood that these are non-refundable.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check payable to the Town of Cheektowaga, or bid bond, having as surety thereon a surety company acceptable to the Town Attorney, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the base bid, conditioned that, if his proposal is accepted, he will enter into a contract for the same, and that he will execute any such further security as may be required for the faithful performance of the contract.
The project includes upgrades to ADA sidewalk ramps, pavement markings, signs, concrete sidewalk installation, curb installation, minor pavement repairs, installation of pedestrian signal equipment and related work.
Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids for failure to comply with the requirements of the Contract Documents but may, at its discretion, waive any informalities or irregularities.
The Owner further reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to award a contract to other than the low bidder which, in its judgment, is in the best interest of the Owner.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the opening thereof, but may withdraw same at any time prior to the opening thereof. Bidder must sign the statement of non-collusion in accordance with Chapter 751 of the Laws of the State of New York.
The work shall commence onsite on June 26, 2017 and the work shall be fully completed no later than August 25, 2017.
By Order of: THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA
Vickie L. Dankowski
DATED: November 21, 2016