|INVITATION FOR BIDS|
The Armstrong County Commissioners will receive sealed bids at the Armstrong County Controller’s Office, 450 East Market Street, Suite 102, Kittanning, PA 16201 until 8:30 AM, Thursday, February 20, 2020 for the Armstrong County Courthouse Building and Armstrong County Annex Building HVAC Renovations Project – Re-Bid. The Bids will be publicly opened and read at the Armstrong County Commissioner’s Public meeting held at 9:00 AM, February 20, 2020 for the Armstrong County Courthouse and Armstrong County Annex Building HVAC Renovations Project. Separate bids shall be solicited and contracted for: Contract No. 1 Mechanical (HVAC).
Bid solicitation is for the replacement of the existing pneumatic HVAC controls located in the Courthouse and Annex Building with new electronic controls, replacement of the existing cooling tower on the roof of the Courthouse, replacement of the supply fans on the roof of the Courthouse, fan coil upgrades in the Courthouse, upgrades to existing air handler units and existing return air fans in the annex building, replacement of the VAV boxes in the Annex building and upgrades or replacement of VAR boxes in the Annex Building.
Contract documents may be reviewed and obtained at the office of Young & Associates Consulting Engineers, 2078 S. 6th Street, Indiana, PA 15701. Phone 724-463-7090 Ext. 117, (Colin Showalter, Project Manager). Documents must be purchased from this source in order to be registered and eligible to bid the project, for the nonrefundable fee of $100.00 per printed set or $20.00 for an electronically delivered (PDF format) digital copy. A $15.00 fee for postage and handling will be required for Documents mailed to bidders. All checks shall be made payable to W.J. Young & Associates, Inc.
The Proposal must be upon the forms furnished by Armstrong County and must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond, in the form attached to the Contract Documents, in the amount of 10% of the Bid, made payable to Armstrong County. All envelopes containing Bid proposals shall be clearly marked “Armstrong County Controller’s Office - Armstrong County Courthouse and Armstrong County Annex Building HVAC Renovations Project – Re-Bid” Two copies of the bid documents shall be submitted in sealed envelope with bid.
A satisfactory Bid Bond is one executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (appearing on the Treasury Department’s most current Circular 570 list and authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in an amount equal to 10 percent (10%) of the total of the Bid. No bid bond shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed to or cannot comply with any requirements set forth in the plans, specifications, or any applicable statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any applicable municipal ordinances. No bid may be withdrawn for ninety (90) calendar days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds on the forms provided, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price and executed by an acceptable surety company.
Bidders must comply with all requirements of Pennsylvania Act 127 of 2012 and Prevailing Wage Act. All employees must be paid the Prevailing Minimum Wages established by the Commonwealth of PA, Department of Labor and Industry. All Contractors and Subcontractors will be required to use E-Verify for verification of employment eligibility for all employees.
Bidders must comply with all requirements of the Project Labor Agreement for construction projects that are in excess of $150,000. Refer to the Contract Documents for the Project Labor Agreement.
There will be no Pre-bid meeting.
It is the intent to award the bids on March 6, 2020 and have the Cooling Tower portion of the work to be completed over a three-day period between May 4, 2020 and May 8, 2020. The pneumatic controls replacement portion of the work shall begin on May 11, 2020 and shall be completed by June 30, 2020.
The Armstrong County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all proposals, for any reason whatsoever. AWARD CRITERIA AND BASIS FOR REJECTION will be in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders of the contract and technical documents.
Aaron Poole, Armstrong County Chief Administrator
|Request for Proposals|