ALL VOLUNTEER FOR 108 YEARS ______________________________________________________
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
KITCHAWAN FIRE AND RESCUE STATION
CONTRACT FOR CONSTRUCTION
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that The Board of Fire Commissioners (“Board”) of the Yorktown Heights Fire District (“YHFD”), pursuant to a motion made and unanimously approved and entered at the special public meeting held on January 10, 2017, invites submission of sealed bids for the curb cut, NYSDOT-Compliant Entry Apron and Curbs.
The bids shall be in accordance with the Specifications and Terms of the proposed Contract. All Proposals shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the Bidder, addressed to Board of Fire Commissioners, YHFD, c/o Ms. Jeanmarie Klaus, Secretary of the YHFD, Yorktown Heights Fire District at 334 Underhill Avenue – Suite 4B, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598 and endorsed Kitchawan Fire and Rescue Station-Curb Cut, until 3:00 p.m. prevailing time on Tuesday February 14, 2017. No proposals will be accepted after said time and date. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Conference Room at Station #2, 794 Locksley Road, Yorktown Heights, NY at 7:30 PM on the same day.
The Contract Documents, may be obtained in a hard-copy format from Jeanmarie Klaus Secretary of the Yorktown Heights Fire District at 334 Underhill Avenue – Suite 4B, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598, or via email, [email protected] beginning Wednesday, January 18 between the hours of 10:00 o'clock a.m. and 3:30 o'clock p.m., Monday through Friday thereafter. All technical questions should be directed to DAVID A. TETRO, ARCHITECT, P.C. at (914) 962-3113 and [email protected]
Bids shall be made on the Proposal forms furnished with the Specifications, and must be accompanied by a Bid Bond acceptable by the YHFD, in the amount of not less than 5% of the total amount of the Bid. Bidders who submit certified checks must accompany them with a Consent of Surety from a recognized Bonding Company. Checks shall be made payable to the YHFD and are to be held by the YHFD as a guarantee for the proper execution and delivery of the Contract and bonds to secure the faithful performance thereof. In default of such execution and delivery of Contract and Bonds, the amount of the deposit represented by the check shall be forfeited and retained by the YHFD as liquidated damages. No Bidder shall withdraw his bid within forty five days (45) after the formal opening thereof.
The YHFD reserves the right to waive any informalities, in their discretion, in any proposals, and to award contracts in a manner deemed to be in the best interests of the YHFD and in accordance with the law, even if such award is to other than the lowest bidder. The YHFD reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to advertise for new proposals. The accepted low bidder(s) will be required to furnish a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Labor and Material Payment Bond. All bids must contain a signed affirmation of non-collusion, included in the Bid Proposal Form, as per Section 103-d of the New York State General Municipal Law.
In the event that any Bidder wishes to visit the site, this can be arranged by appointment with The District by contacting Ms. Jeanmarie Klaus at 914-962-5561 ext 2.
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