VILLAGE OF BREWSTER
PUTNAM COUNTY, NEW YORK
WELLS PARK BIKE CONNECTOR
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Village Clerk, Village of Brewster, Village Hall, 50 Main Street, Brewster, New York 10509, until 11:00 A.M. on October 29, 2021 immediately after which the bids will be opened publicly and read.
The work under this Contract comprises the furnishing of all tools, equipment, materials and labor for the construction of the Village of Brewster Wells Park Bike Connector located in Brewster, New York, complete, in place, tested and ready for use in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by J. Robert Folchetti & Associates, L.L.C.
The principal features of the Work to be performed for this Project include:
- The proposed use of the property is to create a Passive Recreation Area
and non-motorized trail connecting Wells Park to the Putnam County Trailway system. Improvements under this project will include the installation of an approximately 800 LF asphalt trail with retaining walls and guide rail for biking and walking.
The foregoing is a general description only and shall not be construed as a complete description of the Work to be performed for this Project.
One Bid will be received. Bids shall be on a unit price basis.
Prevailing wages established under the Davis-Bacon act will apply to this Contract. The Contract Documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices, goals for minority and female participation, MBE and WBE participation, Section 3 requirements, and related matters.
Contract Documents may be examined at the Brewster Village Hall or the office of the ENGINEER, J. Robert Folchetti & Associates, L.L.C., 31 Sodom Road, Brewster, NY. Copies may be obtained from the offices of J. Robert Folchetti & Associates, LLC, 31 Sodom Road, Brewster, NY 10509, beginning on October 14, 2021, Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Prospective bidders requests for mailing of Contract Documents will be filled by Federal Express or UPS. Prospective bidders shall furnish a prepaid Air Bill. Neither the OWNER nor the ENGINEER will be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from other sources.
Bid security, and proof of qualifications to perform the Work shall be as described in the Instructions to Bidders.
Bidders shall comply with all special and statutory requirements in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
Contract time of commencement and completion will be as specified in the Agreement.
Each bid shall be accompanied by, a Bid Bond, the coverage of which is specified in the Instructions to Bidders. The Bid Bond Form is contained herein as part of the Contract Documents. Bonding Firm must be listed in OMB Circular 570.
Prevailing Wage Rates under Davis Bacon and MBE/WBE, as applicable, apply to this Contract.
This project is subject to the provisions of Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York and certificates required thereunder shall be available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk, Village of Brewster, NY.
For any reason whatsoever or for no reason the Village reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bids or to reject any and all bids. No bidder may withdraw his bid except by written request submitted at least twenty-four hours before the time for opening or until the lapse of 90 days after the actual opening thereof.
The Village is exempt from payment of sales and compensating use taxes of the State of New York and of Cities and Counties on all materials to be incorporated into the Work. These taxes shall not be included in the Bid.
The Village will furnish the required certificates of tax exemption to the CONTRACTOR for use in the purchase of supplies and materials to be incorporated into the Work.
The Village's exemption does not apply to construction tools, machinery, equipment or other property purchased by or leased by the CONTRACTOR, or to supplies or materials not incorporated into the Work.
Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Policy:
It is the policy of the Village that their Contractors shall comply with all Federal, State, and local law, policy orders, rules and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race creed, color, or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or marital status and will take affirmative action to insure that they are afforded equal employment opportunities.
Provisions concerning this requirement are detailed in the Supplementary Conditions.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
VILLAGE OF BREWSTER
MAYOR JAMES J. SCHOENIG