Town of Cheektowaga
Erie County, NY

Resolution
RES-2017-660

Notice to Bidders For Snow & Ice Removal from Various Privately-Owned Properties (Bid #2017-36)

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Department:HousingSponsors:Councilmember Linda Hammer, Supervisor Diane Benczkowski
Category:Notice to BiddersFunctions:Housing

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WHEREAS, the Neighborhood Preservation Office, a Division of Building and Plumbing Inspections Department, is responsible for inspecting various properties within the Town of Cheektowaga to ensure compliance with the Codes of New York State and Cheektowaga Town Law, and

 

              WHEREAS, when violations are noted, property owners are notified to clean up their properties by removing hazardous snow and ice conditions on public sidewalks within the Town of Cheektowaga and

 

              WHEREAS, the cleaning up of these public sidewalks includes snow and ice removal, and

 

              WHEREAS, in the event property owners do not comply with clean up orders from the Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Office, public health and safety require that action be taken immediately, it is necessary that the Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Office retain a private contractor to perform the necessary public sidewalk snow and ice removal on the property, and

 

WHEREAS, consistent with the provisions of the International Property Maintenance Code as adopted by the State of New York and Section 70-8 of the Town Code, costs incurred by the Inspector in eliminating or removing nuisances and dangerous or unsafe conditions shall be paid for by the municipal fiscal officer out of the municipal treasury upon certification of the Inspector. Such costs shall be charged against the premises and shall constitute a lien thereon in favor of the municipality, and the amount of such costs shall be entered on the tax rolls as being due and payable, AND

 

              WHEREAS, due to the projected annual cost for performing this work, it is in order that this Board advertise for bids for these services, and

 

              WHEREAS, the Building and Plumbing Inspections Department, Neighborhood Preservation Office, and the Town Attorney’s Office have drafted bid specifications for this purpose for January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

              RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk be and hereby is directed to publish a Notice to Bidders for Furnishing Equipment and Operators for the Removal of Snow and Ice from Various Privately-Owned Properties (Bid# 2017-36) in the Town of Cheektowaga in the Cheektowaga Bee, and BE IT FURTHER

 

              RESOLVED, that bids will be received until December 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM by the Town Clerk, who is hereby authorized and directed to publicly open all bids received at such time in the Council Chambers in the Cheektowaga Town Hall.

 

             

                                                            NOTICE TO BIDDERS

 

Sealed proposals will be received and considered by the Town Board of the Town of Cheektowaga on December 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM., at the Town Hall, corner of Broadway and Union Roads, for Removal of Snow and Ice from Various Privately-Owned Properties (Bid# 2017-36) in the Town of Cheektowaga for January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, said services to include residential and commercial property snow and ice removal and is not intended to include town-owned properties, cemeteries or other excluded properties.  Work will be done on an as-needed basis, as directed/requested by the Housing and Neighborhood Preservation Office.

 

Information for bidders and specifications may be obtained from the Town Clerk at her office in said Town Hall.

 

Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside "Bid for Removal of Snow and Ice from Various Privately-Owned Properties in the Town of Cheektowaga for January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 (Bid #2017-36)” and submitted to the Town Clerk prior to bid opening.

 

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

 

The Town Board reserves the right to consider informal any bid not prepared and submitted in accordance with the provisions of the specifications and contract documents, and may waive any informalities, make an award to other than the low bidder, should it be in the best interest of the Town, or reject any or all bids.

 

Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check for a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, payable to the Town of Cheektowaga, New York, or bond with sufficient sureties to be approved by the Town Attorney, in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid, conditioned that if the bidders proposal is accepted, the bidder will enter into a contract for the same, and that the bidder will execute such further security as may be required for the faithful performance of the contract.

 

BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA, ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK.

 

                                                                                                  Vickie L. Dankowski

                                                                                                  Town Clerk

 

DATED:  November 28, 2017

Meeting History

Nov 28, 2017 7:00 PM  Board Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Linda Hammer, Councilmember
SECONDER:Diane Benczkowski, Supervisor
AYES:Diane Benczkowski, James P. Rogowski, Gerald Kaminski, Christine Adamczyk, Linda Hammer, Alice Magierski
EXCUSED:Timothy J. Meyers

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