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RFP #16-21 Health and Human Services


ADDENDUM #3 - posted 3/4:

Addendum #4 (PDF)

ADDENDUM #3 - posted 3/2:

Addendum #3 (PDF)

ADDENDUM #2 - posted 2/28:

Addendum #2 (PDF)

ADDENDUM #1 - posted 2/24:

Addendum #1 (PDF)



Sealed Bids will be received by Montgomery County, at the Office of the Purchasing Department, located at the County Annex Building, 20 Park Street, Fonda, NY 12068, (Phone: 518-853-3351) until 2:00 PM local time on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, and then, at said office, publicly opened and read aloud for: 

Health & Human Services

Montgomery County will award Multiple Prime Contracts as follows:


Contract 1 – General Construction
Contract 2 – Plumbing
Contract 3 – Mechanical (HVAC)
Contract 4 – Electrical  
Contract 5 – Fire Protection

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 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.

Drawings and Specifications may be examined on and after Tuesday, February 8, 2022, during normal business hours at the following locations:

  1. MONTGOMERY COUNTY (OWNER), located at 6 Park Street, Fonda, NY 12068, (Phone: 518-853-3814) by appointment only, from 8 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday;  
  2. C.T. MALE ASSOCIATES, Engineering, Surveying, Architecture, Landscape Architecture & Geology, D.P.C. (ARCHITECT), 50 Century Hill Drive, Latham, NY 12110, tel. (518) 786-7400, by appointment only, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday; 
  3. Eastern Contractor’s Association, Inc., 6 Airline Dr., Albany, NY 12205, tel. (518) 869-0961, from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday; and 
  4. Dodge on-line only at

Complete sets of Bidding and Contract Documents in electronic format may be obtained at no charge from the OWNER, by contacting the office of the Purchasing Department, located at 20 Park Street, P.O. Box 1500, Fonda, NY 12068 at telephone (518) 853-3351 during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, to download copies from the County Website at:

All Bidders who intend to submit bids from documents acquired here MUST provide their contact information. THIS REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO BID. Only those Contract Documents obtained in this manner will enable a prospective bidder to be identified as an official plan holder of record. Contract Documents obtained from other sources may not be accurate or may not contain addenda that may have been issued. Printed copies of the Contract Documents will not be available. Bidders wishing to obtain printed copies of the Contract Documents shall arrange at their own cost any required reproduction of the electronic documents. 

Drawings (PDF)

Project Manual (PDF)

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 Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM local time, at the project site, located at 1 Venner Road, Amsterdam, NY 128010 to review the Bidding Documents, as described in the Instructions to Bidders, after which Bidder’s will be invited to tour the existing building. Attendance at this meeting by all Bidders is strongly recommended as representatives of the Owner, and Architect will be present. No additional pre-bid conferences will be scheduled.

All requests for interpretations must be submitted in writing to the ARCHITECT, at the above address, or via email to, for final clarifications by no later than Tuesday, March 1, 2022. 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, March 4, 2022, though addenda may be issued at any time prior to receipt of Bids as noted in the Instructions to Bidders.

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: 2/8/2022

Expires: 3/8/2022 2:00:00 PM