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Legal Notice # 21633562
SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS
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 February 9, 2021 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:
GLEN COVE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
PRELIMINARY TREATMENT SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
CAPITAL PROJECT 35114
CONTRACT NO.: S35114-13G GENERAL CONSTRUCTION
The principal features of the work to be performed under this contract consist of constructing a Preliminary Treatment System at the Glen Cove Wastewater Treatment Plant. The work will involve upgrades to the influent screening systems, grit collection and removal systems, influent pumping station and building electrical/ HVAC upgrades.
Please note that due to COVID19 concerns, there will be no walk thru or pre-bid meetings for this contract bid. In its place, a Virtual Walkthrough is available on the County solicitation board at no charge for all registered users at: https://apps.nassaucountyny.gov/eProc/index.php.
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 openings so that the public has the opportunity to view such bid openings;”
No public, including vendors, will be allowed to be present for the bid opening for the aboveidentified 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 (web, audio): https://otconference.nassaucountyny.gov:443/call/0142148
Join by phone: +1-516-572-2631
OR dial 22631 internally:
Access codes: 0142148 Participant
Questions must be submitted no later than 4:45 P.M. on Friday, January 15, 2021. All questions should be directed to Edward F. Visone at email@example.com.
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. 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, 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 December 18, 2020 until 3:45 PM on January 29, 2021 (closed from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M., closed December 25, 2020 and January 1, 2021). 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.
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 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.
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 NONRESPONSIVE”.
Dated at Mineola, LI
February 3, 2021
By Order of, County Executive, Laura Curran
By Michael C. Pulitzer, Clerk of the Legislature