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Bid #04-15 for Montgomery County Public Safety Facility Addition



Sealed Bids will be received by Montgomery County, through its Purchasing Department located at the County Annex Building, Room 104, 20 Park Street, Fonda, NY 12068, (Phone: 518-853-3351) until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, and then, at said office, publicly opened and read aloud for:

Emergency Services, Probation & Public Defender Departments Addition

Montgomery County will award Multiple Prime Contracts as follows:


Contract 1 – General Construction
Contract 2 – Plumbing
Contract 3 – HVAC
Contract 4 – Electrical & Fire Alarm

Bids will be received on a Stipulated Sum basis, including unit prices, alternates and allowances, in accordance with the Summary of Work as described in the Contract Documents.

The Work shall be substantially complete, for occupancy and use by the Owner, within 240 calendar days, in accordance with the Milestone Project Schedule prepared by the Construction Manager-Advisor included in the Bid Documents, and completed and ready for final payment within 270 days after the date when the contract time commences to run. The Contractor(s) and the Contractor(s)’ surety, if any, shall be assessed liquidated damages for each calendar day of delay after the date established for substantial completion in the Documents until the work is complete.

The labor on this contract shall be performed in all respects in full accordance with the Labor Law of the State of New York. Contractors must conform to the New York State prevailing wage rate schedules which are annexed to and form a part of the specifications for this project.

Bids should not include New York State sales and compensating use taxes on materials incorporated into the work.

Bids actually received by mail or by hand after the appointed time on the date specified shall be rejected, notwithstanding that such Bid may have been placed in a mail box or other mail receptacle regularly maintained by the United States Postal Service before such time, and ordinarily in sufficient time to have been delivered on time.

Bid security in the amount of 5% of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract price.

A Construction Manager has been engaged for this Project to serve as an Advisor to Owner and to provide assistance in administering the Contract for Construction between the Owner andeach Prime Contractor.

Drawings and Specifications may be examined on and after Tuesday, July 14, 2015, during normal business hours at the following locations:

  1. Wainschaf Associates Inc. (CONSTRUCTION MANAGER-ADVISOR), 65 Washington Street, Rensselaer, NY 12144, tel. (518) 449-2200, from 7:30 AM to 4:15 PM Monday through Friday;
  2. C.T. MALE ASSOCIATES, Engineering, Surveying, Architecture & Landscape Architecture, D.P.C. (ARCHITECT), 50 Century Hill Drive, Latham, NY 12110, tel. (518) 786-7400, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday;
  3. Eastern Contractors Association, Inc., 6 Airline Dr., Albany, NY 12205, tel. (518) 869-0961, from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday;
  4. McGraw-Hill Construction, online only at; and

Complete sets of Bidding and Contract Documents may be purchased CAMELOT PRINT & COPY CENTER, 100 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12205. 24-hour notification must be made prior to picking up the bid documents, by contacting, tel. 518-435-9696, or email The deposit on the first set is One-Hundred Dollars ($100.00), to be refunded in full to all Formal Bidders provided that each set (Drawings and Project Manual) is returned to CAMELOT PRINT & COPY CENTER, postage paid and in good condition within thirty (30) days after the bid opening. Full refund will be made to non-bidders only if the complete set of Documents is returned to CAMELOT PRINT & COPY CENTER, in good condition within seven (7) days after the bid opening. Additional sets of Documents are available at $100.00, non-refundable cost. If requested, Documents will sent by UPS Ground delivery at an additional non-refundable cost for postage and handling subject to arrangements made through CAMELOT PRINT & COPY CENTER.

Payment for Documents should be made either in cash or by check. Separate checks should be written for the first set, for any additional Documents, and for postage and handling. All checks should be made payable to MONTGOMERY COUNTY.

In accordance with Section 103-d of the General Municipal Law, at the time Contractor submits its bid, an authorized and responsible person shall execute and deliver a non-collusive bidding certification on Contractor's behalf.

There will be a Pre-bid Conference, on July 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. local time, at the Meeting Room in the Montgomery County Public Safety Building, located at 200 Clark Drive, Fultonville, NY 12072, to review the Bidding Documents, as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Attendance at this meeting is recommended as representatives of the Owner, Construction Manager-Advisor, and Architect will be present. No additional pre-bid conferences will be scheduled.

All requests for interpretations must be submitted in writing to Scott Surento, Buyer, at, at the above address, or telephone (518) 853-3351, for final clarifications by the ARCHITECT by no later than Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Requests received after this date will not receive a response. Addendum will be issued to all Bidders who are known by the issuing office to have received a complete set of Bidding Documents by no later than Friday, August 7, 2015.

Montgomery County reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the Bids received, or to reject any or all Bids without explanation.

By Order of:

County Executive
Montgomery County


Release Date: 7/9/2015

Expires: 8/11/2015 2:00:00 PM