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RFB: Pest Control Services (RFB-COP-09-19-02)

Beginning immediately, sealed proposals are sought and invited by the City of Poughkeepsie for Pest Control Services, as set forth in the specifications prepared by the City of Poughkeepsie Department of Public Works Department.

Sealed proposals for Pest Control Services will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, in the Office of the Purchasing Agent, until 2:30 p.m. on November 20, 2019, after which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in the third floor Common Council Chambers, with the contract being awarded as soon as practicable thereafter.

This contract consists of Pest Control services at various locations, and an annual bed-bug inspection at three firehouses. All Questions must be submitted in writing to the Purchasing Agent via fax at (845) 451-4028 or email [email protected] . Prevailing wage applies to this contract.

A tour of the buildings that are outlined in this bid will begin at the City Hall Municipal Building, 62 Civic Center Plaza (starting inside the main lobby entrance) Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 on Thursday, October 24 at 10:00 AM.  Contact person is Tim Nevins, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, 845-451-4111, or email [email protected] It is strongly recommended that all prospective bidders attend this tour. 

Specifications and Contract are subject to provisions of Chapter 605, Laws of the State of New York of 1959, Section 103-A of the General Municipal Law.

 Specifications and bid forms are attached hereto. All mailed proposals will be sealed and distinctly marked “Proposal for RFB-COP-09-19-02: “PEST CONTROL SERVICES”  The City of Poughkeepsie officially distributes bidding documents from the Purchasing Office , the City of Poughkeepsie website, or through the Hudson Valley Municipal Purchasing Group’s Regional Bid Notification System., .  Copies of bidding documents obtained from any other source are not considered official copies.  Only those vendors who obtain bidding documents from the Purchasing Office, the City of Poughkeepsie website, or the Regional Bid Notification System will be sent addendum information, if such information is issued.

If you have obtained this document from a source other than the City of Poughkeepsie Purchasing Office, or the HVMPG Regional Bid Notification System it is recommended that you obtain an official copy.  You may obtain an official copy by registering on the HVMPG Regional Bid Notification System at.  or by visiting


Bidders on the Contracts are required to execute a non-collusion bidding certificate pursuant to Section 103d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

Attention of bidders is particularly called to the mandatory Compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act and other Federal Labor Standards Provisions:  Title VI and other applicable provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Executive Order 11246; Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968; Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; and Executive Order 11625 (Utilization of Minority Business Enterprise).  Bidders are also required to comply with the provision of Section 291-299 of the Executive Law of the State of New York.

The City of Poughkeepsie hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, gender, color, or national original in consideration for an award.


The City of Poughkeepsie expressly reserves the right to waive any irregularities in or to accept any bid or to reject any and all bids or to award on any or all items as the interest of the City of Poughkeepsie may appear to require.


This provision, effective July 18, 2008, is an addition to the existing prevailing wage rate law, Labor Law §220, section 220-h.  It requires that on all public work projects of at least $250,000.00, all laborers, workers and mechanics working on the site, be certified as having successfully completed the OSHA 10-hour construction safety and health course.  It further requires that the advertised bids and contracts for every public work contract of at least $250,000.00 contain a provision of this requirement.  Rules and regulations will be promulgated and posted on the NYSDOL website when finalized.


William Brady
Commissioner of Finance
Dated: October 18, 2019
Poughkeepsie New York