Pool and Pool House Specifications & Legal Notice

LEGAL NOTICE TO BID
Sealed bids for the construction of the new Delhi Pool and Pool House (West Branch Recreation and Aquatic Center) will be received as set forth in instructions to bidders until 3:00 pm on November 14th, 2017 at the Town of Delhi Offices, 5 Elm Street, Delhi, NY, 13753. Bids will be opened and read in public at the public meeting at 7:30 pm on the day of the bid. Project estimate $896,000.
Proposals must be submitted on the bid forms provided and in a manner designated therein.  Copies of such bid forms and of the instructions to bidders including plans and specifications may be viewed at the office of the Town Clerks Office 5 Elm Street, Delhi, NY 13753. Plans, specifications and all electronic documents and Amendments will be posted to www.townofdelhiny.com. To receive notification of Amendments via e-mail you must submit a request to be placed on the Plan holders List with the Town of Delhi Clerk. Amendment may have been issued prior to your placement on the plan holders list. Contractor is responsible for ensuring that all Amendments are incorporated into its bid.

Each proposal must he accompanied by a bid bond or a certified check made payable to the Town of Delhi in an amount equal to 5% of the total bid. The bid bonds or checks of the unsuccessful bidders will be returned as soon as the contracts have been executed. The bid bond or check of the successful bidders will be retained to pay any loss or damages to the Town of Delhi in the event that said successful bidders shall refuse or neglect to enter into a contract in accordance with their proposals. Acceptance of the bid will be contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement by each bidder. The town of Delhi reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
NYS Finance Law restricts communication with Town of Delhi on procurements and contact can only be made with designated persons. Contact with non-designated persons or other involved Agencies will be considered a serious matter and may result in disqualification. Contact the Delhi Town Clerk at 607-746-3737 with any questions.
Any questions by prospective Bidders concerning interpretation of the Contract Documents (Bid Documents) must be submitted in writing to the Town of Delhi or their designated representative and should be in its possession no later than November 1, 2017. The Town of Delhi will email/fax/mail any addenda or written interpretations that it deems necessary to Bidders who have taken out plans at the address given by them before the date set for receipt of affected bids. Bidders may not rely upon oral communications or interpretations from the Town of Delhi or the Designer and the Town of Delhi shall not be bound by them.
This project is in part funded by a grant from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation through Title 9 of the Environmental Protection Act of 1993. Funding for this project comes in part through an Environmental Protection Fund (Program) grant administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP). Under Article 15A, Executive Law, the State of New York is committed to providing Minority and Women owned Business (MWBE) equal opportunity to participate in government contracts. The following goals have been set for this project: 8% of the contract value for MBE’s and 7% of the contract value for WBE’s. The successful bidder may be required to furnish an EEO policy statement and reports showing the participation of various business enterprises of subcontractors and suppliers on the contract. The Contractor must comply with the Regulation relative to non-discrimination in federally-assisted programs. BIDDERS SHOULD BE ADVISED THAT AWARD OF THESE CONTRACTS MAY BE CONTINGENT UPON THE PASSAGE OF A BUDGET BY THE TOWN OF DELHI.