City of Hornell Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Contract 1: General Construction – Storage Tanks
Prebid Date4/26/19 10:00 am
Bid Date5/16/19 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
LaBella Associates, D.P.C.
Matthew Higgins/Clement Chung Matt: (585) 770-2544; Clem: 585-295-6609
City of Hornell Water Treatment Plant at 7460 Seneca Road North, Hornell, NY 14843
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Water Treatment Plant Upgrades, Contract 1: General
Construction – Storage Tanks will be received by the City of Hornell Clerk’s Office, 82 Main Street,
Hornell, NY 14843 until 2:00 PM local time on May 16, 2019, at which time the Bids received will be
publicly opened and read.
The Project consists of the demolition of two steel potable water storage tanks, construction of two
concrete potable water storage tanks, installation of associated piping and valves, and site work at
the City of Hornell Water Treatment Plant at 7460 Seneca Road North, Hornell, NY 14843, as noted in
the bidding documents dated April 2019.
Some aspects of the work shall be performed by prequalified contractors. Specifically, work related to precast, prestressed, concrete water storage tanks for ground-level installation shall be performed by prequalified contractors. DN Tanks, Inc., Delaware (Natgun Corporation, Massachusetts, and DYK Incorporated, California, Divisions of DN Tanks), and Preload LLC, Louisville, Kentucky, are prequalified for precast, prestressed concrete tank construction. Additional contractors seeking prequalification shall submit detail design drawings and calculations along with their record of previous experience in the design and construction of circular precast, prestressed concrete tanks, conforming to AWWA D110, Type III, and method of prestressing to the Engineer for review and approval no later than ten (10) days prior to the date set for receipt of bid. Other requirements for prequalification can be found in the Bidding Documents.
Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a stipulated sum basis, with additional unit price and conditional bid items as indicated in the Bid Form. All bids shall be made on the form furnished by the Issuing Office. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is the City of Hornell, 82 Main Street, Hornell, NY 14843. Prospective Bidders may examine or obtain the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
The official Bidding Documents may also be obtained from:
Avalon Document Services, 741 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203;
Avalon Document Services, Buckingham Commons, 89 Allen Street, Rochester, NY 14608.
There may be a shipping charge associated with copies obtained from the above locations. Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the above locations, upon payment of a deposit of the sum of $50.00. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to City of Hornell. When
requesting bid documents, prospective bidders shall provide their name, firm’s name, shipping address
(no PO Box numbers), telephone number, email address, fax number (if any), name of the project for which they are requesting Bidding Documents, intended contract, amount of money enclosed, and if applicable, check numbers. Bidders who return full sets of the Bidding Documents in good condition
(suitable for re-use) within 30 days after receipt of Bids will receive a refund.
The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the above locations. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the above.
Bidding documents may also be examined at:
LaBella Associates, D.P.C., 300 State Street, Suite 201, Rochester, NY 14614; Construction Exchange of Buffalo and WNY, Inc., 2660 William Street, Buffalo, NY 14227; Builders Exchange of Rochester, 180 Linden Oaks, Suite 10, Rochester, NY 14625; Dodge Reports, www.dodgeprojects.construction.com.
A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM local time on April 26, 2019, at the City of Hornell
Water Treatment Plant, located at 7460 Seneca Road North, Hornell, NY 14843. Attendance at the
pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory.
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
This project is funded by a New York State Water Grant, as administered by the New York State
Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC), in conjunction with a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan. This project is subject to DWSRF Program requirements including, but not limited to:
· Participation of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (“MWBE”) and Equal
Employment Opportunities (“EEO”) pursuant to New York State Executive Law, Article 15-A and
New York Code of Rules and Regulations, Title 5 (5 NYCRR) Parts 140-145 (Regulations of the
Commissioner of Economic Development). The MWBE combined goal for construction contracts
is 26% of the contract value for any contract with a value above $100,000;
· Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (“DBE”) in United States Environmental
Protection Agency (“EPA”) Programs pursuant to 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 33;
· Equal Employment Opportunities pursuant to Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 40
CFR Part 7, and 41 CFR Part 60-1 Subpart A;
· Affirmative Action requirements pursuant to 41 CFR Part 60-4;
· Non-discrimination requirements pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the
Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act
Amendments of 1972;
· Encouragement of participation of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises
(“SDVOB”) in accordance with New York State Executive Law, Article 17-B and 9 NYCRR Part 252;
· American Iron and Steel (“AIS”) pursuant to P.L. 113-76, Consolidated Appropriates Act, 2014;
WRRDA Section 608 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as revised;
· Davis Bacon Related Acts (“DBRA”) consisting of the following: The Davis Bacon Act; Copeland
Act (40 U.S.C. § 3145); Reorganization Plan No. 14; Department of Labor 29 CFR Parts 1, 3, and
5; Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act;
· Requirements regarding suspension and debarment pursuant to 2 CFR Part 180, 2 CFR Part
1532, 29 CFR § 5.12, State Labor Law § 220-b, and State Executive Law § 316; and,
· Restrictions on Lobbying pursuant to 40 CFR Part 34.
Prospective bidders should review the DWSRF requirements included in the contract documents.