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Issue Date: 07/29/2020 Contract Number: S35109-01G

Long Beach WPCP Consolidation-Pump Station Conversion


Description:

SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS #3

 Sealed Proposals, invited by the County of Nassau, will be received by the County Executive of Nassau County, in the office of the Clerk of the Nassau County Legislature, Room 117, in the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, New York, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 until 10:30 AM, at which time the Proposals where accompanied with and presented separate from the required Bid Security will be publicly opened and read aloud, in the Meeting Room of the Nassau County Legislature, and the contract awarded as soon thereafter as practicable for:

 NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

CAPITAL PROJECT 35109

 LONG BEACH WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PLANT CONSOLIDATION

PUMP STATION CONVERSION

 CONTRACT NO.: S35109-01G – GENERAL CONSTRUCTION

The principal features of the work to be performed under this contract consists of the retrofit of the influent pump station to a force main pump station, including installation of new pumping units (total of 4), grinders, ventilation, and power supply equipment. The project includes all labor, material and equipment necessary or required to complete the work in accordance with and as described in the Contract Documents.

This project shall be administered under a Project Labor Agreement.

 In order to comply with New York State Executive Order 202.11, which reads, in part:

 “I hereby temporarily suspend or modify, for the period from the date of this Executive Order… the following: Section 103(2) of the General Municipal Law, Section 144(1) of the State Finance Law, Section 376(8)(a) of the Education Law, and Section 359(1) of the Public Authorities Law to the extent necessary to allow the non-public opening of bids; provided, however, that, where practical, public entities shall record or live stream bid opening so that the public has the opportunity to view such bid opening;”

No public, including vendors, will be allowed to be present for the bid opening for the above-identified contract scheduled to take place at 1550 Franklin Ave. in Mineola at 10:30 am. Upon receipt of vendors’ bids, the County will open and read aloud said bids at 1550 Franklin, to which the vendors can call in and remotely participate. Vendors are still required to submit bids prior to 10:30 am at the Clerk of the Legislature. The instructions are indicated below:

Join online meeting (wed, audio):

https://otconference.nassaucountyny.gov:443/call/0142148

Join by phone: +1-516-572-2631

OR dial 22631 internally:

Access codes: 0142148 Participant

A second site visit will be led by Mr. Visone on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10:30 AM, all attendees to meet at the Long Beach WPCP main building parking area. The WPCP is located immediately northeast of the intersection of West Pine Street and National Boulevard.

No interpretation of the meaning of the Drawings, Specifications or other Contract Documents will be made to any Bidder orally.  Prospective bidders must request in writing such interpretation from the Commissioner and such interpretation will be given in writing in the form of written addenda, to all prospective bidders, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders, Item G.

This Contract will be subject to Nassau County Local Laws No. 14-2002, “Participation by Minority Group Members and Women in Nassau County Contracts,” which requires submission of a Utilization plan prior to the award of a County contract, No. 2-2016, “Participation of Service-Disabled Veterans in County Contracts,” and No. 9-2002, as amended by No. 3-2015, which require that firms entering into contracts with Nassau County must participate in registered and approved apprenticeship training programs unless such requirement are supplanted by requirements specified in the bidding instructions. This Federal Aid project requires 24% Minority/ Women – owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) and 6% Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) utilization.  At the time of bid submission, the Contractor shall submit, as part of its bid, documents in compliance with Title 51 of the Nassau County Miscellaneous Laws demonstrating participation in approved apprenticeship training programs that are appropriate for the type and scope of work to be performed pursuant to the Contract. Such apprenticeship training programs appropriate for the scope of this Contract shall include, but are not limited to the following:  Laborers, Electricians, Carpenter, Operating Engineer, Sheet Metal Worker, Plumber or any other trade appropriate for the type of work proposed. The apprenticeship training programs shall be registered with, and approved by, the New York State Commissioner of Labor in accordance with Article 23 of the New York State Labor Law.  Note that if the Contractor does not comply with these requirements, the Commissioner may declare the Contractor's bid proposal non-responsive and award the Contract to the next lowest responsible Bidder.

SUBCONTRACTOR LISTS - In accordance with GML § 101, for projects (1) to which a project labor agreement applies, (Labor Law Section 222) and, additionally, (2) on a public work contract for which separate specifications have not been prepared, each Bidder shall submit with its bid a separate sealed list on the forms provided with the proposal forms that names each subcontractor (for the following enumerated work, if applicable) that the Bidder intends to use to perform work on the contract, and the agreed-upon amount to be paid to each, for: (1) plumbing and gas fitting, (2) steam heating, hot water heating, ventilating and air conditioning apparatus and (3) electric wiring and standard illuminating fixtures. Notwithstanding the forgoing, all subcontractors must be approved by the Commissioner in writing prior to such subcontractor’s performance of any work.

Instructions to Bidders, Form of Bid Bond, Proposal, Form of Agreement, Specifications and the Plans, herein called the “Contract Documents”, may be examined at the Permit Office of the Department of Public Works, first floor, 1194 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, Nassau County, New York, 11590-2723, Phone No. (516) 571-6840, from 9:00 AM on July 31, 2020 until 3:45 PM on August 28, 2020 (closed from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M. and on County holidays).  Copies of the Contract Documents will be available at the time and place indicated. Furthermore, a downloadable set of the technical specifications can be found on the County solicitation board at no charge for all registered users at: https://apps.nassaucountyny.gov/eProc/index.php. The downloadable set only provides technical specifications and does not contain all the forms necessary for bidding.

 In order to ensure that you are submitting bids based on the plans and specifications provided by the Department, please be advised that the Department will only accept bids from bidders who are on the “List of Bidders” who purchased the plans and specifications from the Department.

For bidding purposes, a non-refundable fee of $300.00 by check or money order, payable to the Nassau County Treasurer, will be required for each set of Contract Documents requested. Prospective bidders requesting Contract Documents by mail must remit to the above address an additional, non-refundable, fee of $30.00 per set to cover handling and first-class mailing. ONLY BID PROPOSALS PURCHASED IN THIS MANNER WILL BE ACCEPTED/CONSIDERED

This project is made possible by a grant from the Housing Trust Fund Corporation (HTFC) (operating through the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR)), which is funded through Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)). Accordingly, the attention of bidders is called particularly to the requirements for conditions of employment to be observed under the Contract. This Federal Aid project requires 24% Minority/ Women – owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) and 6% Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) utilization.  For the avoidance of doubt, the utilization requirements stated above supersede those contained within Appendix A Supplementary Conditions for Contracts (Exhibit E) of this procurement.

Vendors doing business with Nassau County, including those responding to this solicitation, must register with the County. Vendors may register at https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/3153/e-Services by clicking on the “Vendor Portal Registration”. In addition, any vendor submitting an offer for this solicitation should submit the required vendor disclosures in the Vendor Portal as well.

 Security for Bid as set forth herein must be presented with the Bid.

 “FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE REQUIRED SECURITY WILL RENDER THE BIDDER NON-RESPONSIVE AND THE BID WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, OPENED OR READ ALOUD. IN ADDITION, FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE REQUIRED SUBCONTRACTOR INFORMATION AT THE TIME OF BID OPENING MAY RENDER THE BIDDER NON-RESPONSIVE”. 

 Dated at Mineola, LI

September 30, 2020

By Order of Laura Curran, County Executive

By: Michael C. Pulitzer, Clerk of the Legislature

Due Date: 10/20/2020 10:30 AM

Contract Term: 890 days

Location:

Ad Type: General


Primary Contact:     Nassau County
Public Works

Edward Visone
Assistant Superintendent of Sanitary Construction
3340 Merrick Road
Wantagh, NY 11793
United States
Ph: 516-571-7359
Fax:
EVisone@nassaucountyny.gov

Secondary contact:     Nassau County
Legislature

Michael C. Pulitzer
Clerk of the Legislature
1550 Franklin Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501
United States
Ph: 516-571-4010
Fax: