Grinding of Green Waste

Agency: Cattaraugus County
State: New York
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 561730 - Landscaping Services
  • 562219 - Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
Posted Date: Nov 17, 2020
Due Date: Nov 23, 2020
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Bid Due Date:
Mon, 11/23/2020 - 1:45pm
Department:
Public Works

Sealed bids for the purchase of certain materials, equipment, and/or services, for the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works, according to specifications, will be received by the undersigned, at the Department of Public Works Facility, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, New York, until Monday, November 23, 2020 at 1:45 P.M. after which they will be publicly opened at 2:00 P.M. (at the same location), by the undersigned, under the direction of the Public Works Committee of the Cattaraugus County Legislature. Each bid, at the time it is received, will be stamped showing the date and time of receipt.

ALL BIDS MUST BE SEALED AND CLEARLY MARKED:

Any bid not clearly marked will not be considered.

DPW BID #54 - Grinding and Removal of Green Waste

Copies of the bid documents may be secured electronically from Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, New York 14755, phone Dawn Smith at (716) 938-9121, Ext. 2465.

All bids must be sent or delivered to Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, NY 14755, Attention Dawn Smith.

All bids received are subject to all federal and state controls concerning any such equipment, materials and/or services.

All bids must be accompanied by a NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING CERTIFICATE. Any bid submitted without such certification will not be accepted. Any bid not meeting ALL specifications will not be considered. The County Legislature reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities, and to accept the lowest responsible bid.

Specifications - DPW Bid #54 - Grinding Green Waste.pdf
Wage Rate Schedule - PRC2020011293 - Grinding of Green Waste.pdf

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MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS FOR
PRIMARY GRINDING AND REMOVAL
OF
GREEN WASTE
Located at the Cattaraugus County Compost Facility
1430 Farwell Road in the Town of Ischua
FOR
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
OFFICE OF THE CLERK
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY LEGISLATURE
303 Court Street
Little Valley, NY 14755
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PAGE
Notice to Bidders................................................................................................. 1
Instructions to Bidders ........................................................................................ 2
Detailed Specifications........................................................................................ 6
Bid Form ............................................................................................................. 7
Insurance Requirements ...................................................................................... 8
Non-Collusive Bidding Certification .................................................................. 9
Legal Status Information ................................................................................... 10
Bid for Performance .......................................................................................... 11
Iran Divestment Act of 2012 ............................................................................. 12
Affidavit of Compliance and Receipt of Prevailing Wage Schedule ................ 13
LABOR RATE SCHEDULES.........................................................ATTACHED
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Development Progress Workmanship
Kathleen M. Ellis, Commissioner
Michael J. Prinino, Deputy Commissioner
Mark C. Burr, PE, Director of Engineering
8810 Route 242, Jack Ellis Drive
Little Valley, New York 14755
Phone (716) 938 9121 | Fax (716) 938 2752
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for the purchase of certain materials, equipment, and/or services, for the Cattaraugus County
Department of Public Works, according to specifications, will be received by the undersigned, at the
Department of Public Works Facility, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, New York, until Monday,
November 23, 2020 at 1:45 P.M. after which they will be publicly opened at 2:00 P.M. (at the same
location), by the undersigned, under the direction of the Public Works Committee of the Cattaraugus County
Legislature. Each bid, at the time it is received, will be stamped showing the date and time of receipt.
ALL BIDS MUST BE SEALED AND CLEARLY MARKED:
Any bid not clearly marked will not be considered.
DPW BID #54 - Grinding and Removal of Green Waste
Copies of the bid documents may be secured electronically from Cattaraugus County Department of Public
Works, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, New York 14755, phone Dawn Smith at (716) 938-9121, Ext. 2465.
All bids must be sent or delivered to Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works,
8810 Route 242, Little Valley, NY 14755, Attention Dawn Smith.
All bids received are subject to all federal and state controls concerning any such equipment, materials and/or
services.
All bids must be accompanied by a NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING CERTIFICATE. Any bid submitted
without such certification will not be accepted. Any bid not meeting ALL specifications will not be
considered. The County Legislature reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities, and
to accept the lowest responsible bid.
Jack Searles
County Administrator
County Center - 303 Court Street
Little Valley, New York 14755
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
1. BID DEPOSIT:
A Bid Bond or Certified Check for One Hundred dollars
($100) must be submitted with the bid. The undersigned
agrees that the bid security may be retained by the County until
contracts have been signed and Performance Bonds have been
delivered to the County. Should the successful bidder to whom
the bid awarded fail to execute the agreement submitted by the
County in accordance with the formal bid and other contract
documents and to furnish the required performance bond
within fourteen (14) calendar days after the notice of award,
the certified check or the bid bond amount shall be forfeited to
the County as liquidated damages caused by such failure.
2. PERFORMANCE BOND
The successful bidder or bidders shall, within two weeks
after notice of the award, enter into a contract with Cattaraugus
County and furnish a performance bond running to the County
of Cattaraugus in the amount of two thousand dollars
($2,000.00), which will be retained until contract is completed.
The performance bond must be in a format acceptable to the
Cattaraugus County Attorney.
3. BID FORM
Bid shall be submitted on these Cattaraugus County bid
forms or bid will not be considered. Bid must be typed or
printed in ink. Original autograph signatures in ink are
required. Facsimile or rubber stamp signatures will not be
accepted. All blanks must be filled in with required
information or, if a bid item, the designation N/B (no bid).
4. CHANGES
Any change in wording or interlineation by a bidder of the
inquiry as published by Cattaraugus County shall be reason to
reject the proposal of such bidder, or in the event that such
change in the Invitation to Bid is not discovered prior to
entering into a contract, to void any contract entered into
pursuant to such bid.
5. INFORMALITIES
The County may consider informal any bid not prepared
and submitted in accordance with the provisions hereof and
may waive any informalities or reject any and all bids. The
contract award will be made to the responsible bidder
submitting the lowest acceptable bid. Conditional bids will
not be accepted.
6. BID TIME
Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled
time for the opening of bids, or authorized postponement
thereof. Any bid received after the time specified shall not be
considered.
7. INVESTIGATIONS
The County may make such investigations as it deems
necessary to determine the ability of the bidder to perform the
work, and the bidder shall furnish to the County all such
information and data for this purpose as the County may
request. The County reserves the right to reject any bid if the
evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such bidder fails to
satisfy the County that such bidder is properly qualified to
carry out the obligations of the contract and to complete the
work contemplated therein.
8. BID ENVELOPE
Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly
marked as to contents therein, bearing on the outside the name
and address of the bidder. If sent by mail, the sealed envelope
containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope
labeled as specified.
9. NON-COLLUSIVE CERTIFICATION
Non-collusive bidding certification shall be made by each
bidder in the form provided and shall be submitted as a part of
the bid. Bids submitted without non-collusive bidding
certification will be considered irregular and may be rejected
by the County.
10. CONTRACT AWARD
Contract(s) or purchase order(s) will be awarded after due
consideration of the suitability of goods and/or services bid to
satisfy these specifications, the total cost of such goods and/or
services including all cost elements, and the timeliness of the
agreed delivery date. Award will be based upon the total of the
project elements.
11. REFERENCES
A list of references, including at least one reference located
in Western New York, for whom the bidder has done work in
the past must accompany the bid.
12. EXECUTORY CLAUSE
This executory clause shall be a part of any agreement
entered into pursuant to this bid:
It is understood by the parties that this agreement shall be
executory only to the extent of the monies available to the
County of Cattaraugus and appropriated therefor, and no
liability on account thereof shall be incurred by the County
beyond the monies available and appropriated for the purpose
thereof.
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13. DELIVERY SCHEDULE
Failure to meet delivery schedule as per accepted bid may
result in legal action by Cattaraugus County to recover
damages.
14. PRICES
Prices shall be quoted F.O.B. destination, delivered inside
and installed, or as otherwise specified in these specifications.
"Tailgate delivery" will not be accepted unless specified by
the County.
15. TRANSPORTATION CHARGES
Collect transportation charges will not be paid by the
County. All freight, cartage, rigging, postage or other
transportation charges shall be prepaid, unless otherwise stated
in the Detailed Specifications herein.
16. TAXES
No taxes are to be billed to the County. Bid shall not
include any Federal, State, or local excise, sales,
transportation, or other tax unless Federal or State law
specifically levies such tax on purchases made by a political
subdivision. Any applicable taxes from which the County is
not exempt shall be listed separately as cost elements, and
added into the total net bid.
17. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
The successful bidder shall comply with all laws, rules,
regulations and ordinances of the Federal Government, the
State of New York and any other political subdivision or
regulatory body which may apply to its performance under this
contract.
HAZARD COMMUNICATION. In complying with the
above laws, rules and regulations, and pursuant to 12
NYCRR Part 820 and Section 876 of the Labor Law, it is
the responsibility of the County to provide the successful
bidder with the following information:
(1) the material safety data sheets (MSDS) for any
hazardous chemicals to which employees may be
exposed will be made available,
(b) the telephone numbers of plant personnel who are to
be contacted in the event of a chemical spill or
accident, and,
(c) emergency procedures in the event of a fire or spill.
SAFETY DATA SHEETS. The successful bidder shall be
responsible for the provision of the SDSs to the County prior
to introducing hazardous materials onto the site, assuring
compliance before work is started, and disseminating any
information to County employees concerning significant
chemical hazards that the successful
bidder is bringing to the County's workplace. The SDSs will
be obtained from the successful bidder for all hazardous
materials prior to bringing the materials on the site. These
SDSs will be maintained by the County as long as those
materials are present. It is the responsibility of the successful
bidder to train its own employees.
18. DISCRIMINATION
The successful bidder agrees:
(a) that in the hiring of employees for the performance
of work under this contract or any subcontract
hereunder, no contractor, subcontractor, nor any
person acting on behalf of such contractor or
subcontractor, shall by reason of race, creed, color,
sex or national origin discriminate against any
citizen of the State of New York who is qualified
and available to perform the work to which the
employment relates;
(b) that no contractor, subcontractor, nor any person on
his behalf shall, in any manner, discriminate against
or intimidate any employee hired for the
performance of work under this contract on account
of race, creed, color, sex or national origin;
(c) that there may be deducted from the amount payable
to the contractor by Cattaraugus County under this
contract a penalty of fifty dollars for each person for
each calendar day during which such person was
discriminated against or intimidated in violation of
the provisions of the contract;
(d) that this contract may be canceled or terminated by
Cattaraugus County and all monies due or to
become due hereunder may be forfeited, for a
second or any subsequent violation of the terms or
conditions of this section of the contract; and
(e) the aforesaid provisions of this section covering
every contract for or on behalf of Cattaraugus
County for the manufacture, sale or distribution of
materials, equipment or supplies shall be limited to
operations performed within the territorial limits of
the State of New York.
(N.Y. State Labor Law Article 8 Section 220-e)
19. WAGE RATES
Construction, reconstruction, or repair contracts for public
works facilities are subject to minimum wage rates, as
established by the State of New York Department of Labor.
The successful bidder on any contract for public works to
which the provisions of the New York State Labor Law Article
8 apply agrees that:
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