SECTION 001110 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Separate sealed proposals, will be received by the Board of Education, Gorham-Middlesex Central School District (herein referred to as the “Owner”) for the
Gorham-Middlesex School District 2017 Capital Improvement Project – Phase 4
Bids shall be received by the Owner, in the District Administration Offices, 4100 Baldwin Road, Rushville, NY 14544, until 3:00 P.M., local time, January 18, 2021, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids transmitted electronically or via facsimile will not be accepted.
Separate Bids are requested for the following Prime Contracts:
Contract 402: Plumbing Work
Contract 403: Mechanical Contract
Contract 404: Electrical Contract
The Architect for the Project is: SEI Design Group, D.P.C., 224 Mill Street, Rochester, New York 14614. The Construction Manager for the Project is: Watchdog Building Partners LLC, 3445 Winton Place #235, Rochester, NY 14623.
The Instructions to Bidders, Form of Proposal, General Conditions, Drawings, and Specifications may be examined at the offices of the Owner and the following locations:
Builders Exchange of Rochester, 180 Linden Oaks, Rochester, NY 14625
Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, 2660 William Street, Buffalo, NY 14227
Dodge Data & Analytics, 4300 Beltway Place, Suite 180, Arlington, Texas, 76018
A Pre-Bid walk-thru conference shall be held at the Marcus Whitman High School, 4100 Baldwin Road, Rushville, NY 14544 at 3:00 P.M., local time, on January 4, 2021 for the purpose of touring the building to review the existing conditions and considering Bidders’ questions.
Bidders for Prime Contract Work may obtain Contract Documents on or after Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at Rotolite-Elliott Corporation, One Grove Street #123, Pittsford, NY, 14534 (585-385-1463). Upon payment of a deposit of $100 per set, and a separate, non-refundable $45 shipping and handling payment for each set (deposit checks shall be made payable to Gorham-Middlesex Central School District, shipping check made payable to Rotolite-Elliott Corporation). Alternatively, bidders can provide their UPS or FedEx account information.
In lieu of paper bid sets, bidders can view electronic plans and specifications online. There is a $59 nonrefundable payment that can be put on a credit card. This can be done by visiting www.recplanroom.com. (Click on “Public Jobs” under the Menu Tab on the left hand side of the home page. Once you are in the Public Plan Room, select the link for Gorham Middlesex, Marcus Whitman CSD.)
Bids shall be on the form provided in the documents, prepared in duplicate as set forth in the Instructions to Bidders and enclosed in an envelope bearing on its face the name and address of the bidder and the title of work to which the proposal relates. If submitting for more than one contract, submit each contract bid in separate envelope.
Any Bidder upon returning such set-in good condition within thirty (30) days after Bid opening will be refunded the deposit. Any Bidder after thirty (30) days after Bid opening or Non-Bidder so returning such a set will not be refunded.
The Board of Education hereby reserves the right to waive any informalities and reject any or all Bids or to accept the one that in its judgment will be for the best interest of the school district.
A Bid Bond or Certified Check made payable to the Owner in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Bid, subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders, must be deposited by each Bidder with his Bid as a guarantee that, in the case the contract is awarded to him, he will then, ten days thereafter, execute such contract and furnish a satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond, and the Bidder shall not withdraw his Bid for a period of forty-five days after the above date of Bid opening, and to guarantee the performance of all other obligations of the Bidders as set forth in Instructions to Bidders.
Attention of the Bidders is called to the requirements as to the conditions of employment and minimum wage rates to be paid under this Contract as well as to the provisions set forth in the Instruction to Bidders. Work shall be commenced and continuously and diligently prosecuted immediately after contracts have been signed.
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