Notice to Bidders

Wed, 2017-06-28 18:45

UNION VALE FIRE DISTRICT
TOWN OF UNION VALE DUTCHESS COUNTY NEW YORK
INVITATION TO BID

THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE UNION VALE FIRE DISTRICT, TOWN OF UNION VALE, DUTCHESS COUNTY, NEW YORK HEREBY SOLICITS SEALED BIDS FOR A NEW CLASS A PUMPER.

SEPARATE SEALED BIDS WITH NON-COLLUSION BIDDING CERTIFICATES WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS AT THE UNION VALE FIRE DISTRICT, 3373 ROUTE 82, VERBANK, NEW YORK UNTIL 7:30 P.M. ON JULY 27, 2017 AT WHICH TIME THEY WILL BE PUBLICLY OPENED AND READ ALOUD. ANY BID RECEIVED AFTER THAT TIME WILL BE RETURNED TO THE BIDDER UNOPENED.

INFORMATION FOR BIDDERS, SPECIFICATIONS AND CONTRACT DOCUMENTS MAY BE EXAMINED OR OBTAINED FROM FIRE DISTRICT COMMISSIONER DANIEL RICHARDS TEL.845-677-9262, OR FIRE DISTRICT SECRETARY/TREASURER, SUSAN A. TIRANTE TEL. 845-677-9262.

A CASHIER’S CHECK, OR AN ACCEPTABLE BIDDER’S BOND PAYABLE TO THE UNION VALE FIRE DISTRICT IN AN AMOUNT NOT LESS THAN 10 PERCENT (10%) OF THE LARGEST POSSIBLE TOTAL FOR THE BID AMOUNT MUST ACCOMPANY THE BID.

A PERFORMANCE BOND FOR ONE HUNDRED PERCENT (100%) OF THE CONTRACT PRICE WILL BE REQUIRED.

THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS, HEREINAFTER CALLED THE BOARD, RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, AND TO WAIVE ANY FORMALITY OR TECHNICALITY IN ANY BID IN THE INTEREST OF THE BOARD AND, IN THE CASE OF AMBIGUITY OR LACK OF CLEARNESS IN THE STATED BID AMOUNTS, TO ACCEPT THE MOST ADVANTAGEOUS CONSTRUCTION TO THE BOARD OR TO REJECT THE BID.

BIDDERS SHALL BE REQUIRED TO EXECUTE THE NON-COLLUSION BIDDING CERTIFICATE INCLUDED IN THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 103D OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

BIDDERS SHALL ALSO BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 291-299 OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

THE UNION VALE FIRE DISTRICT HEREBY NOTIFIES ALL BIDDERS THAT IT WILL AFFIRMATIVELY INSURE THAT IN REGARD TO ANY CONTRACT ENTERED IN TO PURSUANT TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT, MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES WILL BE AFFORDED FULL OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT BIDS IN RESPONSE TO THIS INVITATION AND WILL NOT BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST ON THE GROUNDS OF RACE, COLOR OR NATIONAL ORIGIN IN CONSIDERATION FOR ANY AWARD.

ANY BID ACCEPTED SHALL BE CONTINGENT UPON THE APPROVAL OF A PERMISSIVE OR MANATORY REFERENDUM OF THE DISTRICT VOTERS.

NO BID, ONCE DELIVERED TO THE OWNER, MAY BE WITHDRAWN UNTIL THE EXPIRATION OF 30 DAYS FROM THE DATE THE BIDS ARE OPENED.

DATED: JUNE 22,2017 BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS
UNION VALE FIRE DISTRICT

Union Vale Fire District : PO Box 21, Verbank, NY 12585 : (P) 845.677.9262 : (F) 845.677.9484