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RFP: UV Disinfection System (RFP-COP-05-20-01)

Beginning Immediately, Sealed proposals are sought and invited by the City of Poughkeepsie (“The City”) as set forth in the specifications prepared by City of Poughkeepsie’s Water Treatment Plant Engineering Consultant, Tighe & Bond.

Proposals will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, c/o Purchasing Agent, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 after which time they will be opened but not read aloud, and distributed to the Review Committee. All mailed bids will be sealed and distinctly marked “Proposal for RFB-COP-05-20-01” ULTRAVIOLET DISINFECTION SYSTEM

  This Contract consists of the purchase and design of a UV Disinfecting system as described in the RFP.

All questions must be submitted in writing to James Collins at [email protected] no later than 2:00PM July 9,2020

 The City of  Poughkeepsie officially distributes bidding documents from the Purchasing Office, the City of Poughkeepsie website, www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com the Hudson Valley Municipal Purchasing Group’s Regional Bid Notification System, www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york. Or the Water Treatment Facility website, www.pokwater.com  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, Regional Bid Notification System or The Contract Reporter will be sent addendum information, if such information is issued. If you have obtained this document from any other source it is recommended that you obtain an official copy.

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.

This project is being funded in part by the EFC – Environmental Facilities Corporation. All work under this contract must comply with the requirements of this funding source, and may contain special monthly reporting procedures.

There is 26% goal for MWBE participation


Bidders on the Contracts are required to execute a non-collusion bidding certificate pursuant to Section 103-d of the General Municipal 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 reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all proposals and may re-advertise for new proposals, if the best interest of the City will be served.


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, and 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 www.labor.state.ny.us when finalized.


Brian Martinez, PHD  
Commissioner of Finance
Dated:      June 10, 2020
Poughkeepsie New York

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