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INVITATION TO BID
Saratoga, New York
Saratoga County Public Safety Facility

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: The County of Saratoga intends to construct a new Saratoga County Public Safety Facility at 6012 County Farm Road, Northwest corner of County Farm Road and FairgroundAvenue, Ballston Spa, NY and is seeking separate sealed bids for:

  1. 18-SCPSF-GC-4 (Saratoga County Public Safety Facility) General Construction (GC)
  2. 18-SCPSF-PC-5 (Saratoga County Public Safety Facility) Plumbing Contract (PC)
  3. 18-SCPSF-MC-6 (Saratoga County Public Safety Facility) Mechanical Contract (MC)
  4. 18-SCPSF-EC-7 (Saratoga County Public Safety Facility) Electrical Contract (EC)
  5. 18-SCPSF-FPC-8 (Saratoga County Public Safety Facility) Fire Protection also known as Sprinkler Contract (SC)

Sealed bids need to specify, on the outside, the above County bid numbers and the specific contract being bid. This is a public work project and coordination of the schedule will be the responsibility of the General Contractor (GC).

Sealed bids will be received until 11:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Saratoga County Department of Purchasing, 50 West High Street, Ballston Spa, New York, 12020. The public bid opening will commence immediately following the above specified time at the location indicated.

Please be advised that a pre-bid meeting will be held at the Saratoga County Department of Public Works, 3654 Galway Road, Ballston Spa, New York, 12020, on Thursday, July 12 at 2 p.m. A tour of the project site will follow the meeting. All bidders are encouraged to attend.

Each sealed enclosure containing a bid is to be endorsed on the outside with the name, address and telephone number of the bidder and is to state that it contains a bid for the Saratoga County Public Safety Facility including the specific contract being bid.

Bid security in the form of a 5% bid bond issued by an acceptable surety or bank or certified check payable to Saratoga County is required.

Bids must be in accordance with the terms, conditions, specifications and other bid documents for the project and must remain valid for forty-five (45) days.

Bid documents may be examined on or after July 2, 2018 at the following locations:

  1. H2M architects + engineers (by appointment only), 3 Lear Jet Lane, Suite 205, Latham, NY 12110, 518-765-5105.
  2. Eastern Contractors Association, Inc., 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205, 518-869-0961
  3. Saratoga County Public Works Facility, 3654 Galway Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, 518-885-2235

Bid Documents may be obtained from The Empire State Bid System at no cost from the following website:
http://www.empirestatebidsystem.com/Saratoga-County.asp?AgencyID=2439&PageType=open

Bidders may make their own physical copies from the digital media.

Simultaneously with his executed contract, the successful bidder must deliver to the County of Saratoga both a performance bond and a labor/material payment bond in an amount not less than 100% of the accepted bid. Bonds must be issued by acceptable surety companies approved or acceptable to the County of Saratoga and the successful bidders will be required to enter into a written contract with the County. A copy of the form of contract is included with the bid documents.

Saratoga County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, re-advertise for new bids, and waive minor irregularities in bidding and to accept the bid that is best suited for the Saratoga County. All work shall be subject to equal opportunity in employment, State wage rates and all other requirements in accordance with applicable law.

DATED: July 2, 2018
Project Budget: $24 – $25 million

Contact:
H2M architects + engineers
3 Lear Jet Lane, Suite 205
Latham, NY 12110

John Warmt
Director of Purchasing
Saratoga County