Request for Proposal 21-201 - Yard Waste Disposal

Agency: Cattaraugus County
State: New York
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 562111 - Solid Waste Collection
  • 562112 - Hazardous Waste Collection
  • 562119 - Other Waste Collection
  • 562219 - Other Nonhazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal
Posted Date: Apr 2, 2021
Due Date: Apr 15, 2021
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Bid Due Date:
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 1:45pm
Department:
Refuse Division

Sealed proposals for the Yard Waste Disposal , from various County locations, 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 Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 1:45 P.M. after which they will be opened by the undersigned, under the direction of the Public Works Committee of the Cattaraugus County Legislature. Each proposal, at the time it is received, will be stamped showing date and time of receipt.

ALL PROPOSALS MUST BE SEALED AND CLEARLY MARKED:

Any proposal not clearly marked will not be considered.

ATTENTION: PROPOSAL NO. #21-201 – Yard Waste Disposal

and sent or delivered to:

Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works,

8810 Route 242

Little Valley, NY 14755

Attention: Dawn Smith – Yard Waste Disposal

Copies of the proposal 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 proposals must be sent or delivered to Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, NY 14755, Attention: Dawn Smith.

All proposals received are subject to all federal and state controls concerning any such equipment.

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

Request_For_Proposal_21-201_-_Yard_Waste_Disposal.pdf

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MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS FOR
YARD WASTE DISPOSAL
FOR
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY
OFFICE OF THE CLERK
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY LEGISLATURE
303 Court Street
Little Valley, NY 14755
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PAGE
Notice to Proposers ............................................................................................. 1
Instructions to Proposers ................................................................................ 2 - 4
Detailed Specifications........................................................................................ 5
Proposal Form ..................................................................................................... 6
Insurance Requirements ..................................................................................... 7
Legal Status Information ..................................................................................... 8
Proposal for Performance.................................................................................... 9
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Development Progress Workmanship
Kathleen M. Ellis, Commissioner
Michael J. Prinino, Deputy Commissioner
William A. Fox, PE, Director of Engineering
8810 Route 242, Jack Ellis Drive
Little Valley, New York 14755
Phone (716) 938 9121 | Fax (716) 938 2753
Request for Proposals
Sealed proposals for the Yard Waste Disposal, from various County locations, 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 Thursday, April
15, 2021 at 1:45 P.M. after which they will be opened by the undersigned, under the direction of the
Public Works Committee of the Cattaraugus County Legislature. Each proposal, at the time it is received, will be
stamped showing date and time of receipt.
ALL PROPOSALS MUST BE SEALED AND CLEARLY MARKED:
Any proposal not clearly marked will not be considered.
ATTENTION: PROPOSAL NO. #21-201 Yard Waste Disposal
and sent or delivered to:
Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works,
8810 Route 242
Little Valley, NY 14755
Attention: Dawn Smith Yard Waste Disposal
Copies of the proposal 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 proposals must be sent or delivered to Cattaraugus County Department of Public
Works, 8810 Route 242, Little Valley, NY 14755, Attention: Dawn Smith.
All proposals received are subject to all federal and state controls concerning any such equipment.
All proposals must be accompanied by a NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING CERTIFICATE. Any proposal submitted
without such certification will not be accepted. Any proposal not meeting ALL specifications will not be
considered. The County Legislature reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive any informalities, and
to accept the lowest responsible proposal.
INSTRUCTIONS TO PROPOSER
....................................................................................................................................................
1. PROPOSAL FORM
6. PROPOSAL ENVELOPE
Proposal shall be submitted on these Cattaraugus
Each proposal must be submitted in a sealed
County Proposal forms or proposal will not be
envelope clearly marked as to contents therein, bearing
considered. Proposal must be typed or printed in ink.
on the outside the name and address of the proposer. If
Original autograph signatures in ink are required.
sent by mail, the sealed envelope containing the
Facsimile or rubber stamp signatures will not be
proposal must be enclosed in another envelope labeled
accepted. All blanks must be filled in with required
as specified.
information or, if no proposal on an item, the
designation N/B (no bid).
7. NON-COLLUSIVE CERTIFICATION
Non-collusive bidding certification shall be made
2. CHANGES
by each proposer in the form provided and shall be
Any change in wording or interlineation by a
submitted as a part of the proposal. Proposals submit-
proposer of the inquiry as published by Cattaraugus
ted without non-collusive bidding certification will be
County shall be reason to reject the proposal of such
considered irregular and may be rejected by the
proposer, or in the event that such change in the
County.
Invitation for proposal is not discovered prior to
entering into a contract, to void any contract entered
8. CONTRACT AWARD
into pursuant to such a proposal.
Contract(s) or purchase order(s) will be awarded
after due consideration of the suitability of goods
3. INFORMALITIES
and/or services proposed to satisfy these specifications,
The County may consider informal any proposal not the total cost of such goods and/or services including
prepared and submitted in accordance with the
all cost elements, and the timeliness of the agreed
provisions hereof and may waive any informalities or
delivery date.
reject any and all proposals. The contract award will be
made to the responsible proposer submitting the lowest
9. REFERENCES
acceptable proposal. Conditional proposals will not be
A list of references for whom the proposer has done
accepted.
work in the past must accompany the bid. If a
proposer cannot provide a list of references, including
4. PROPOSAL TIME
at least one reference located in Western New York,
Any proposal may be withdrawn prior to the above
the County reserves the right to require a performance
scheduled time for the opening of proposals, or
bond in an amount to be determined by the Public
authorized postponement thereof. Any proposal
Works Committee in a format acceptable to the
received after the time specified shall not be considered. County Attorney.
5. INVESTIGATIONS
The County may make such investigations as it
deems necessary to determine the ability of the proposer
to perform the work, and the proposer 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 proposal if the evidence
submitted by, or investigation of, such proposer fails to
satisfy the County that such proposer is properly
qualified to carry out the obligations of the contract and
to complete the work contemplated therein.
10. EXECUTORY CLAUSE
This executory clause shall be a part of any
agreement entered into pursuant to this proposal:
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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11. DELIVERY SCHEDULE
Failure to meet delivery or completion schedule as
per accepted proposal may result in legal action by
Cattaraugus County to recover damages.
12. TAXES
No taxes are to be billed to the County. Proposal
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 proposal.
13. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
The successful proposer 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.
14. DISCRIMINATION
The successful proposer 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)
15. CONTRACT ASSIGNMENTS
The proposer shall not assign, transfer, sublet, or
otherwise dispose of this contract, or of its right, title
or interest in the contract, or its power to execute the
same, to any other person or corporation without the
previous consent, in writing, of the Chairman of the
Cattaraugus County Legislature.
16. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Any additional information which proposer desires
to add to the proposal shall be written on a separate
sheet of paper, attached to and submitted with the
formal sealed proposal, to be read at the formal
opening.
17. HOLD HARMLESS
The successful proposer to whom the proposal is
awarded shall indemnify and hold harmless
Cattaraugus County and its agents and employees from
and against all claims, damages, losses or causes of
action arising out of or resulting from such vendor's
performance pursuant to this proposal.
18. PROPOSAL VALIDITY
This proposal is firm and irrevocable for a period
of 45 days from the date and time of the proposal
opening. If a contract is not awarded within the 45 day
period, a proposer to whom the proposal has not been
awarded may withdraw his proposal by serving written
notice of his intention to do so upon the Clerk of the
County Legislature.
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