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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Article 5A of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York that sealed bids are sought by



Contract # TD2-C-19 – Civil

Contract # TD2-G-19 – General

Contract # TD2-C-19 – Civil work generally includes the following work: Removal of approximately 13,000 cubic yards of soil from the site, establishment of rough finish grade, construction of site access road, and construction of stormwater collection and treatment system.

Contract # TD2-G-19 – General work includes the construction of a 3,000 sf salt storage building on new reinforced concrete foundation and slab.


Sealed bids will be received by the Town Clerk, Tess McBeath, at the Town Clerk’s office at the Town of Delaware Municipal Building, 104 Main Street, Hortonville, New York 12745, until 3:00 p.m., Tuesday July 30, 2019, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read.


A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Town of Delaware Municipal Building, 104 Main Street, Hortonville, New York 12745, with a follow up visit to the project site, approximately 5 miles south of the meeting site.  All Prospective Bidders are urged to attend.

Attention is called to the fact that this project is, in part, funded by a grant from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC). The Town was awarded a grant of up to $393,995 for reimbursement of eligible project costs.

For this project, the State has established a M/WBE participation goal of 20% of the grant award ($78,800) for eligible project costs. Eligible project costs are indicated in the Work Items Description section of this document. The successful bidder must submit, either with their bid or within seven (7) business days of notification of selection, an M/WBE Utilization Plan, Contractor’s Solicitation Log and documentation that NYS Certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) were contacted during preparation of said bid.  Participants that do not submit the M/WBE Utilization Plan, Contractor’s Solicitation Log and evidence of their good faith efforts will be deemed non-responsive and their bid may be rejected.  Evidence of good faith efforts is contact by certified mail, follow-up with phone contact and a written summary of all contacts and results.  Review and acceptance of the bid summary and all M/WBE documentation by the NYSDEC is required prior to the award of a contract to the lowest bidder.



Project Completion date is June 30, 2020


Contract Documents, including Advertisement For Bids, Information For Bidders, Labor and Employment, Additional Instructions, Bid Documents, Agreement, General Conditions, General Requirements, Specifications, Contract Drawings and any Addenda, may be examined at no expense on-line at the following website:, or at the office of Delaware Engineering, D.P.C., 55 South Main Street, Oneonta, NY, 13820, starting July 10, 2019.


Digital copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained online from the website: as a download for a non-refundable fee of Forty-Nine Dollars ($49.00). Complete hardcopy sets of bidding documents may be obtained from REV, 330 Route 17A, Suite #2, Goshen, NY 10924, Tel: 1-877-272-0216, upon depositing the sum of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for each combined set of documents. Checks or money orders shall be made payable to Delaware Engineering, D.P.C. Cash deposits will not be accepted. Any Bidder requiring documents to be shipped shall make arrangements with REV and pay for all packaging and shipping costs.


Addenda, if any, will be issued to only those persons whose name and address are on record with the Owner as having obtained the Contract Documents.


At the bid opening the Contractor must supply a BID GUARANTEE of not less than five percent (5%) of the TOTAL AMOUNT of the bid submitted. See Item 6 in Instructions to Bidders.


Bidders are advised that Labor and Material and Performance Bonds, each in the amount of 100% of the contract prices, as well as a Certificate of Insurance demonstrating required coverage, shall be provided by the successful bidder(s).  In addition, the successful bidder(s) shall provide a one-year maintenance bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price at the completion of work.


The bidder(s), and /or significant subcontractor(s), shall have the requisite experience to perform the project work.  Bidder(s) and subcontractor(s) shall provide a list of similar projects on-going and/or completed over the last ten (10) years with their bid. Those bidders lacking adequate experience will be deemed non-responsive and are encouraged to not submit a bid.


This public works contract requires that not less than the minimum salaries and wages set forth in the Contract Documents (see Exhibits) must be paid on this project; that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, creed, color, religion, sex or national origin. The Contractors must also be aware that they must comply with the State wage rates under New York State Department of Labor PRC# 2019003884 (

All bidders are subject to the terms of the NYS Master Contract for Grants -- Standard Terms and Conditions and Attachment A-1 Agency Specific Terms and Conditions, included hereto as Exhibit A to the Project Specifications.

The Town of Delaware has been, and will continue to be an equal opportunity organization.  All qualified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) suppliers, contractors and/or businesses will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era Veterans status.


This public works contract requires that all Contractors comply with Labor Law 220, Section 220-h, which requires that for all public work projects of at least $25,000.00, all laborers, workers and mechanics on the site be certified as having successfully completed the OSHA 10-hour construction safety and health course.


The Contractor must also be aware that in conformance with Workers’ Compensation Law §57, contractor must provide either form CE-200 (Certificate of Attestation of Exemption from NYS Workers’ Compensation and/or Disability Benefits Coverage), or  form C-105.2 (Certificate of Workers’ Compensation Insurance), or form SI-12 (Certificate of Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurance) before a Notice to Proceed can be issued.


Bidders are responsible for the timely delivery of their Bid proposal to the proper department as indicated in this "Invitation to Bid".  Bid proposals received after the date and time specified in the Invitation shall be considered unresponsive and will be returned to the Bidder unopened.

The Town of Delaware does not accept bids by FAX.


The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids or waive any informality in the Bidding.


Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed forty-five (45) days from the date of the openings of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of the Bidders, prior to awarding the Contract.


Questions regarding this project should be directed to Bill Brown, Delaware Engineering D.P.C., at 607-432-8073. (


Tess McBeath

Town Clerk

Town of Delaware, New York

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The Town of Delaware Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on July 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 104 Main Street, Hortonville, NY.  The purpose of the hearing is to review the Long Subdivision, SBL:  23.-1-2.1

Dated: June 25, 2019                                Terry Zieres, Planning Board Chairman





PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Delaware Town Board will conduct its regular meetings for 2019 at 7:00 p.m. on every second Wednesday of each month, or special meetings as requested by the Supervisor or the Town Board.  Regular meetings of the Planning Board will be held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; and the Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on the fourth Thursday (on an as-needed basis) at 7:00 p.m.  All Town of Delaware meetings will be held at the Town Municipal Building, 104 Main Street, Hortonville, NY unless otherwise indicated.



DATED:           January 10, 2019                               Tess McBeath

Town Clerk




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