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RFB: Innis Avenue Sewer Rehabilitation (RFB-COP 02-21-02)

Sealed bids are sought and invited by the City of Poughkeepsie for Innis Avenue Sewer Rehabilitation; Bid No. RFB-COP 02-21-02, as set forth in drawings and specifications prepared by City of Poughkeepsie Engineering Department.

Bids will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, c/o Purchasing Agent, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 until 2:30 pm on May 26, 2021 after which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud via video conference. All bids must be made upon and in accordance with the form of proposals and attached specifications and shall be submitted in sealed envelopes marked: RFB-COP-02-21-02

This contract consists of rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer on Innis Ave and related work. All questions must be submitted in writing via fax at 845-451-4101, email: Joseph Chenier, Assistant Civil Engineer at [email protected], or mail by close of business May 19, 2021

A pre-bid meeting will be conducted on site at Main Street and Innis Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12601 on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. EDT

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 and Federal Procurement Regulations 24CFR Part 85.36.

This project is being funded in part by a U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant from the City of Poughkeepsie, New York. All work under this contract must comply with the requirements of this funding source. The site is located within a Community Development Eligible Area in the City of Poughkeepsie.

All mailed proposals will be sealed and distinctly marked “Proposal for RFB-COP-02-21-02: Innis Avenue Sewer Rehabilitation. The City of Poughkeepsie officially distributes bidding documents from the Purchasing Office , the City of Poughkeepsie website, www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com 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. www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york  or www.cityofpougkeepsie.com

Each bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the base bid in the form of a certified check made payable to the City of Poughkeepsie or a bid bond subject to the conditions of this proposal.


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 requires that any contractor or subcontractor have, prior to entering into a construction contract with the City of Poughkeepsie with a value in excess of $100,000.00, apprenticeship agreements appropriate for the type and scope of work to be performed, which have been registered with the NYS Commissioner of Labor in accordance with Article 23 of the Labor Law. Satisfactory evidence of registration with the New York State Commissioner of Labor by the deadline to submit its bid package for the construction contract on which it is bidding


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

Brian Martinez, PhD
Commissioner of Finance
May 5, 2021

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Innis Avenue Sewer Rehabilitation (RFB-COP 02-21-02)

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