Watertown WPCP Disinfection Improvements
8614925.1 00050-1 INVITATION TO BID
Sealed Bids for construction of the Watertown Water Pollution Control Plant Disinfection Improvements
Project for the City of Watertown, NY, will be received by the City’s Office of Purchasing in their office at
245 Washington Street, Watertown, NY, 13601 until 11:00 a.m. local time on May 21, 2013 and at that place and time will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Separate sealed Bids will be received for the following:
Contract No. 1 - General
Contract No. 2 - Electrical and Instrumentation
Contract No. 3 - Heating ,Ventilating, and Air Conditioning
Contract No. 4 - Plumbing
The Work consists of constructing the following at the Watertown Water Pollution Control Plant, complete
with all equipment and accessories, in accordance with the Bidding Documents heretofore prepared by
GHD Consulting Engineers, LLC:
Rehabilitation of the existing Train A chlorine contact tank.
Addition of a new Train A dechlorination tank.
Addition of a new Train B chlorine contact tank and dechlorination channel.
Addition of new chemical addition and mixing equipment for both Trains A and B.
Addition of a new Disinfection Chemical Building to house the disinfection and dechlorination
chemical storage and pumping systems.
Modification and expansion of the existing Control Building.
Replacement of existing boiler.
Rehabilitation of the Sludge Disposal Building exterior.
Miscellaneous facility improvements.
The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:
GHD Consulting Engineers, LLC
One Remington Park Drive
Cazenovia, NY 13035
Office of the Purchasing Agent
245 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
c/o Dataflow, Inc.
117 Metropolitan Park Drive
Liverpool, NY 13088
Northern New York Builders Exchange Inc.
22074 Fabco Road
Watertown, NY 13601
Syracuse Builders Exchange, Inc.
6563 Ridings Road
Syracuse, NY 13206
Copies of Bidding Documents may be obtained from the City of Watertown upon submission of a check or money order payable to the City of Watertown in the amount of $100.
If mailing of documents is requested, a separate check payable to the City of Watertown in the amount of $20 per set must be included with the request to cover handling and postage fees.
Any Bidder who has duly submitted a bid to Watertown WPCP Disinfection Improvements 8614925.1 00050-2 INVITATION TO BID Owner accompanied by the Bid Security will receive a 100% refund of the deposit price based on the return of the documents in good condition to the City of Watertown within 30 days of the bid opening.
Suppliers, subbidders, etc., and any holders of Bidding Documents returning the documents before the bid opening will be considered non-bidders.
All refunds will be made by the City of Watertown.
All questions shall be submitted in writing to the City of Watertown Purchasing, 245 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601.
The subject heading for all e-mails and faxes shall be:
Watertown Water Pollution Control Plant Disinfection Improvements Project
No response will be given to questions received less than 10 days before the Bid opening date.
Bidders shall review and acknowledge all Addenda on the Bid Form.
A Bid must be accompanied by Bid security made payable to Owner in an amount of 5 percent of Bidder’s maximum Bid price and in the form of a certified check, bank money order, or a Bid Bond (on the form included in the Bidding Documents) issued by a surety meeting the requirements of paragraphs 5.01 and 5.02 of the General Conditions.
If, upon acceptance of a Bid, a Bidder fails to enter into a Contract with the City of Watertown, the bid security shall be forfeited to and become the property of the City.
No Bidder may withdraw its Bid within 60 days after the date of the Bid opening.
The successful Bidder must furnish a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Payment Bond with a surety company satisfactory to the City of Watertown and conforming to the prerequisite requirements of Article 5 of the General
Conditions on the forms included in the Bidding Documents.
The City of Watertown reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all Bids.
Bidders are required to certify, under penalty of perjury, that Bids have been prepared without collusion with other Bidders, subcontractors, suppliers, etc. This certification is included with the Bid Form and each
Bidder must sign in the space provided.
A pre-bid conference will be held at 9:00 a.m. on the second day of May 2013 at 700 William T. Field
Drive, Watertown, NY.
Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project.
Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. [Additional info...]