Contract No. 2017-01: Municipal Park Skate Park Project

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Sealed Bids for the Borough of Steelton Municipal Park Skate Park Project will be received by the Borough of Steelton, 123 North Front Street, Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113, until 1:00 P.M. local time on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Bids will be opened at the aforesaid address on PennBid’s website, and following the evaluation of the bids, an abstract of the amounts of the base bids and major alternates (if any) will be made available on PennBid’s website. Bids received after 1:00 P.M. the day of the bid opening will not be accepted.

  • Contract 2017-01: Municipal Park Skate Park Project

The Project generally consists of the construction of a concrete Skate Park and associated features over the two existing athletic courts at the Steelton Municipal Park and site restoration following construction activities. Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be on a lump sum basis, with deductive Alternate Bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.

Sealed bids shall be accepted online via the PennBid Program.  All Bidding Documents and solicitation details will be available at no cost at www.PennBid.net beginning on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.   All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted in writing via the PennBid Program.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid total. If a Surety Bid Bond is utilized, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond specifically identify the bid, and the date of the bid (which shall be on or before the date of the bid bond), which it accompanies; additionally, it shall be mandatory that the Power of Attorney accompanying a Bid Bond evidencing the authority of the person signing on behalf of the surety to sign the Bid Bond shall be dated the same as the Bid Bond; further, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond itself be dated, as well as signed by the principal bidder and the surety company through its authorized representatives.  Failure to comply with any of the aforesaid provisions shall result in the disqualification of the bid, which bid shall not thereafter be considered.

The successful bidder shall be required to provide a Performance Bond for 100% of the Contract Bid price as required by the Contract Documents.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date unless award is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of a grant or grants, in which case this Bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State anti-bid rigging regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.

This project is being funded in part by a grant from the Dauphin County Commissioners. Bidders must comply with all funding requirements as described in the Project Manual, and submit all required documentation of compliance.

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.

Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the Project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

The estimated cost for the Contract is greater than Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) and the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act shall apply.  Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project; that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin, or physical disability; that a mandatory ratio of apprentices and trainees to journeymen is required in each craft and the Contractor (and any subcontractor) is obliged to make a “diligent effort” to achieve these ratios; and that to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment be given to lower income residents of the project area and must to the greatest extent feasible utilize project area businesses located in or owned in substantial part by project area residents.

All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award.  Similarly, the successful bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Borough of Steelton reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Borough, and to reject any or all proposals.

Owner: Borough of Steelton
By: Doug Brown
Title: Borough Manager

Contract No. 2016-05: Mohn Street Park Tot Lot Improvements Project

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Sealed Bids for the Borough of Steelton Mohn Street Park Tot Lot Improvements Project will be received by the Borough of Steelton, 123 North Front Street, Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113, until 1:00 P.M. local time on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Bids will be opened at the aforesaid address on PennBid’s website, and following the evaluation of the bids, an abstract of the amounts of the base bids and major alternates will be made available on PennBid’s website. Bids received after 1:00 P.M. the day of the bid opening will not be accepted.

Contract 2016-05: Mohn Street Park Tot Lot Improvements Project

The Project generally consists of the installation of various playground equipment manufactured by Kidstuff or approved equal at Mohn Street Park. The Project also consists of the installation of play surface material and underdrain system and site restoration following construction activities. Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum basis, with additive Alternate Bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.

Sealed bids shall be accepted online via the PennBid Program. All Bidding Documents and solicitation details will be available at no cost at www.PennBid.net beginning on Friday, January 13, 2017. All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted in writing via the PennBid Program.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid total. If a Surety Bid Bond is utilized, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond specifically identify the bid, and the date of the bid (which shall be on or before the date of the bid bond), which it accompanies; additionally, it shall be mandatory that the Power of Attorney accompanying a Bid Bond evidencing the authority of the person signing on behalf of the surety to sign the Bid Bond shall be dated the same as the Bid Bond; further, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond itself be dated, as well as signed by the principal bidder and the surety company through its authorized representatives. Failure to comply with any of the aforesaid provisions shall result in the disqualification of the bid, which bid shall not thereafter be considered.

The successful bidder shall be required to provide a Performance Bond for 100% of the Contract Bid price as required by the Contract Documents.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date unless award is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of a grant or grants, in which case this Bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State anti-bid rigging regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.

Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the Project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

This project is being funded by federal sources. Bidders must comply with all funding requirements as described in the Project Manual, and submit all required documentation of compliance.
The estimated cost for the Contract is greater than Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) and the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act shall apply. Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project; that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin, or physical disability; that a mandatory ratio of apprentices and trainees to journeymen is required in each craft and the Contractor (and any subcontractor) is obliged to make a “diligent effort” to achieve these ratios; and that to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment be given to lower income residents of the project area and must to the greatest extent feasible utilize project area businesses located in or owned in substantial part by project area residents.
All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly, the successful bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Borough of Steelton reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Borough, and to reject any or all proposals.

DBP Rule Compliance Improvement Project

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Sealed Bids for the construction of the DBP Rule Compliance Improvement Project Contract 16-1: General Construction and Contract 16-2: Electrical Construction will be received by Steelton Borough Authority online, until 1:00 PM local time on November 22, 2016, at which time the Bids received will be opened online through the PennBID Program. Bid results will be posted for the public review on the PennBID Program.

The Project consists of construction of a 260,000 gallon clearwell, installation of two 25 horsepower clearwell pumps, installation of fiberglass baffles in the existing clearwell, and associated site, electrical, control, and general work.

Bids shall be on a lump sum basis as indicated in the Bid Form.

Sealed bids shall be accepted online through the PennBID Program. Bidding Documents and solicitation details may be viewed and are available at no cost online by registering at www.PennBID.net. Following registration, complete sets of Bidding Documents may be downloaded as portable document format (PDF) files. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM local time on Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Steelton Borough Water Treatment Plant, 282 Christian Street, Steelton, PA 17113. Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project.

Bid security in the form a Certified Check or Bid Bond shall be furnished with the bid in an amount not less than 10% of the total bid.

All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted via the PennBID Program in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Telephone inquiries are unacceptable.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days unless award is delayed by a required approval of another governmental agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of grant or grants, in which the bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State antibid-rigging regulations pertaining to Work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.

The estimated cost of this Project is greater than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) and the federal Davis-Bacon Act shall apply.
Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the Project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.
All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any Contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly the Successful Bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of Work, or any other activity required under the Contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Steelton Borough Authority reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Authority and to reject any or all proposals.

Owner: Steelton Borough Authority
By: Doug Brown
Title: Secretary/Treasurer

Contract No. 2016-03: Midget Baseball Field Improvements Project

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Sealed Bids for the Borough of Steelton Midget Baseball Field Improvements Project will be received by the Borough of Steelton, 123 North Front Street, Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113, until 1:00 P.M. local time on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Bids will be opened at the aforesaid address on Pennbid’s website, and following the evaluation of the bids, an abstract of the amounts of the base bids and major alternates (if any) will be made available on PennBid’s website. Bids received after 1:00 P.M. the day of the bid opening will not be accepted.

Contract 2016-03: Midget Baseball Field Improvements Project

The Project generally consists of a fine grade/top dress and seeding of the entire outfield, sod installation of the infield and outside edge of baselines to existing dugouts, installation of Diamond Tex infield mix, demolition of the existing two-story CMU block equipment storage building, construction of a new pre-engineered steel storage building and related appurtenances, demolition of an existing scoreboard steel support structure and site restoration following the construction activities. Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum basis, with additive Alternate Bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.

Sealed bids shall be accepted online via the PennBID Program. All Bidding Documents and solicitation details will be available at no cost at www.PennBid.net on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted in writing via the PennBID Program.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid total. If a Surety Bid Bond is utilized, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond specifically identify the bid, and the date of the bid (which shall be on or before the date of the bid bond), which it accompanies; additionally, it shall be mandatory that the Power of Attorney accompanying a Bid Bond evidencing the authority of the person signing on behalf of the surety to sign the Bid Bond shall be dated the same as the Bid Bond; further, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond itself be dated, as well as signed by the principal bidder and the surety company through its authorized representatives. Failure to comply with any of the aforesaid provisions shall result in the disqualification of the bid, which bid shall not thereafter be considered.

The successful bidder shall be required to provide a Performance Bond for 100% of the Contract Bid price as required by the Contract Documents.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date unless award is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of a grant or grants, in which case this Bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State anti-bid rigging regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.
This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.

Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the Project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

This project is being funded by federal sources. Bidders must comply with all funding requirements as described in the Project Manual, and submit all required documentation of compliance.

Bidders must comply with all State anti-kickback regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed anti-collusion statement with the bid.

The estimated cost for the Contract is greater than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) and the Federal Davis Bacon Wage Act shall apply. Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project; that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin, or physical disability; that a mandatory ratio of apprentices and trainees to journeymen is required in each craft and the Contractor (and any subcontractor) is obliged to make a “diligent effort” to achieve these ratios; and that to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment be given to lower income residents of the project area and must to the greatest extent feasible utilize project area businesses located in or owned in substantial part by project area residents.

In addition to the Equal Employment requirements of Executive Order 11246 regarding discrimination, the Contractor must establish a 3% goal for female participation and a 5% goal for minority participation, and a 10% goal for Section 3 participation, in his aggregate on-site construction work force for contracts in excess of $10,000. Section 3 requires that the Contractor must utilize, to the greatest extent feasible, local area businesses, trainees, employees, and low-moderate income persons within the general trade area.

In accordance with Executive Orders 11625 and 12138, the Contractor must utilize, to the greatest extent feasible, minority and/or women owned business concerns. Bidders are hereby notified that MBE/WBE firms will be afforded full opportunity to bid without discrimination. Davis-Bacon and Related Acts apply to this Project.

All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly, the successful bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Borough of Steelton reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Borough, and to reject any or all proposals.

Brownfield: 120, 140, 154 North Front Street

Owner: Borough of Steelton, Pennsylvania, 123 North Front Street Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113

Sealed bids shall be accepted online via the PennBID Program. All Bidding Documents and solicitation details will be available at no cost at www.PennBid.net beginning February 29, 2016. Click on “PennBID” then the “Solicitations” tab and then “View”. All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted in writing via the PennBID Program.
This project is being funded by a Brownfields Grant issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to Borough of Steelton. Bidders understand and are required to comply with all applicable terms and conditions associated with this Grant Agreement. See Attachment C of this document.

Prevailing wages do apply to this project and this project is exempt from sales tax.

Hard copies of wages been provided within this document, or they can be found at the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry website link for this project:
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/gateway/PTARGS_0_2_120742_10515_0_43/public/Pages/Project.aspx?ID=98165&PageType.

General Project Description:
The Work for which proposals are invited consists of performing pre-demolition environmental clearance, select building/slab demolition and underground storage tank removal activity for the properties located at 120, 140, 154 North Front Street in the Borough of Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113 (the “Property”), as may be necessary to complete the Contracts in accordance with plans and specifications. The proposal sheets and Scope of Work shall define activities required to be performed by the Contractor in accordance with the individual project plans. The site consists of three contiguous parcels totaling 0.48 acres, and are owned by the Borough of Steelton, Pennsylvania or the Steelton Economic Development Corporation.

The following site-wide activities will generally include the following:

  1. Developing a site-specific Health and Safety Plan;
  2. Mobilization/Demobilization and General Conditions Complete;
  3. Asbestos Abatement Complete;
  4. Removal/Disposal of Universal Wastes/Residuals Complete;
  5. Demolition of Identified Property Buildings/Slabs/Structures Complete;
  6. Removal/Disposal of Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Complete;
  7. Temporary, Security Fencing Installation Complete;
  8. Salvage Value Credit; and
  9. Seeding & Mulching Complete.

Groundwater/Stormwater management is the responsibility of the Contractor and will include:

  1. Properly restricting the accumulation of any water within excavated areas; and
    Containerizing, characterizing (by certified laboratory analytical testing), and disposing of any water that accumulates within excavation areas.
  2. Consistent with the Contract Documents’ General Conditions, safety on the Project will be the Contractor’s responsibility and a Safety Representative will be assigned to the Project. All on-site personnel involved with these pre-demolition environmental clearance and demolition activities will be required to comply with the Contractor’s site-specific Health & Safety Plan (“HASP”).

A mandatory site visit will be held on March 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. for all potential Bidders.

Each Bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the Bid and all persons interested therein. Each Bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity, and a complete listing of all Subcontractors to be used. The Bidder’s offer must be submitted on the Bid Form provided in these Bid Documents.

Bidders will be required to provide bid security in the form of a Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and a Surety Company approved by the Owner for the full amount of the bid or provide a certified check, cashier’s check or letter of credit in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid total. If a surety bid bond is utilized, it shall be mandatory that the bid bond specifically identify the bid, and the date of the bid (which shall be on or before the date of the bid bond), which it accompanies; additionally, it shall be mandatory that the power of attorney accompanying a bid bond evidencing the authority of the person signing on behalf of the surety to sign the bid bond shall be dated the same as the bid bond; further, it shall be mandatory that the bid bond itself be dated, as well as signed by the principal bidder and the surety company through its authorized representatives. Failure to comply with any of the aforesaid positions shall result in the disqualification of the bid, which bid shall not thereafter be considered.

Bids will be opened publically at the Steelton Borough Municipal Building, 123 N. Front Street, Steelton, Pennsylvania on March 18, 2016 at 11:00 am.

The successful bidder shall be required to provide a performance bond for 100% of the contract bid price as required by the contract documents.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date unless award is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of a grant or grants, in which case this Bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L.1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as part of this bid.

All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly the successful bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Borough of Steelton reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Borough and to reject any or all proposals, unless contrary to law.

Publish: Patriot-News on February 28, 2016 & March 6, 2016.

Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Inspection Project

Sealed bids for the following contracts for the Sanitary Sewer Cleaning and Inspection Project will be accepted by the Borough of Steelton, 123 North Front Street, Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113 until 1 P.M. Prevailing Time, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Bids will be opened at the aforesaid address on Pennbid’s website and following the evaluation of the bids, an abstract of the amounts of the base bids and major alternates (if any) will be made available on PennBid’s website. Bids received after 1 P.M. the day of the bid opening will not be accepted.

  • Contract 2016-01: Sanitary Sewer Cleaning And Inspection

The work generally consists of the cleaning and closed circuit televisual (CCTV) inspection of 32,718 LF of 8-inch to 24-inch sanitary sewer mains in Steelton, Pennsylvania.

Sealed bids shall be accepted online via the PennBID Program. All Bidding Documents and solicitation details will be available at no cost at www.PennBid.net on Friday, February 12, 2016. All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted in writing via the PennBID Program.

Due to limited access to the Arcelor Mittel property, a site visit with an Arcelor Mittel designated safety representative has been arranged for February 23, 2016 at 2 pm, meeting at Gate 2 at Front Street and Locust Street.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid total. If a Surety Bid Bond is utilized, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond specifically identify the bid, and the date of the bid (which shall be on or before the date of the bid bond), which it accompanies; additionally, it shall be mandatory that the Power of Attorney accompanying a Bid Bond evidencing the authority of the person signing on behalf of the surety to sign the Bid Bond shall be dated the same as the Bid Bond; further, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond itself be dated, as well as signed by the principal bidder and the surety company through its authorized representatives. Failure to comply with any of the aforesaid provisions shall result in the disqualification of the bid, which bid shall not thereafter be considered.

The successful bidder shall be required to provide a Performance Band for 100% of the contract bid price as required by the contract documents.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date unless award is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of a grant or grants, in which case this Bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State anti-bid rigging regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.

The estimated cost for the Contract is greater than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) and the Federal Davis Bacon Wage Act shall apply. Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project; that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin, or physical disability; that a mandatory ratio of apprentices and trainees to journeymen is required in each craft and the Contractor (and any subcontractor) is obliged to make a “diligent effort” to achieve these ratios; and that to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment be given to lower income residents of the project area and must to the greatest extent feasible utilize project area businesses located in or owned in substantial part by project area residents.

Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

This project is being funded by federal sources. Bidders must comply with all funding requirements as described in the Project Manual, and submit all required documentation of compliance.

Bidders must comply with all State anti-kickback regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed anti-collusion statement with the bid.

In addition to the Equal Employment requirements of Executive Order 11246 regarding discrimination, the Contractor must establish a 3% goal for female participation and a 5% goal for minority participation, and a 10% goal for Section 3 participation, in his aggregate on-site construction work force for contracts in excess of $10,000. Section 3 requires that the Contractor must utilize, to the greatest extent feasible, local area businesses, trainees, employees, and low-moderate income persons within the general trade area.

In accordance with Executive Orders 11625 and 12138, the Contractor must utilize, to the greatest extent feasible, minority and/or women owned business concerns. Bidders are hereby notified that MBE/WBE firms will be afforded full opportunity to bid without discrimination. Davis-Bacon and Related Acts apply to this Project.

All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly, the successful bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Borough of Steelton reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Authority, and to reject any or all proposals.

Borough of Steelton
Doug Brown, Borough Manager

Storm Sewer Cleaning and Inspection Project

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for the following contracts for the Storm Sewer Cleaning and Inspection Project will be accepted by the Borough of Steelton, 123 North Front Street, Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113 until 1 P.M. Prevailing Time, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Bids will be opened at the aforesaid address on Pennbid’s website, and following the evaluation of the bids, an abstract of the amounts of the base bids and major alternates (if any) will be made available on PennBid’s website. Bids received after 1 P.M. the day of the bid opening will not be accepted.

  • Contract 2016-02: Storm Sewer Cleaning And Inspection

The work generally consists of cleaning the following approximate length of Storm Sewer Pipe: 3,615 LF of 6-18 inch, 1,673 LF of 20-36 inch and 3,307 LF of 40-78 inch; and inspecting of the following approximate length of Storm Sewer Pipe: 9,802 LF of 6-18 inch; 4,693 LF of 20-36 inch, 6,725 LF of 40-78 inch, and 1,336 LF of 96 inch.

Sealed bids shall be accepted online via the PennBID Program. All Bidding Documents and solicitation details will be available at no cost at www.PennBid.net on Friday, February 12, 2016 All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted in writing via the PennBID Program.

Due to limited access to the Arcelor Mittel property, a site visit with an Arcelor Mittel designated safety representative has been arranged for February 23, 2016 at 2 pm, meeting at Gate 2 at Front Street and Locust Street.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid total. If a Surety Bid Bond is utilized, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond specifically identify the bid, and the date of the bid (which shall be on or before the date of the bid bond), which it accompanies; additionally, it shall be mandatory that the Power of Attorney accompanying a Bid Bond evidencing the authority of the person signing on behalf of the surety to sign the Bid Bond shall be dated the same as the Bid Bond; further, it shall be mandatory that the Bid Bond itself be dated, as well as signed by the principal bidder and the surety company through its authorized representatives. Failure to comply with any of the aforesaid provisions shall result in the disqualification of the bid, which bid shall not thereafter be considered.

The successful bidder shall be required to provide a Performance Band for 100% of the contract bid price as required by the contract documents.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date unless award is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds, or the award of a grant or grants, in which case this Bid shall remain subject to acceptance for 120 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State anti-bid rigging regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.

The estimated cost for the Contract is greater than Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) and the Federal Davis Bacon Wage Act shall apply. Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project; that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, gender, national origin, or physical disability; that a mandatory ratio of apprentices and trainees to journeymen is required in each craft and the Contractor (and any subcontractor) is obliged to make a “diligent effort” to achieve these ratios; and that to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment be given to lower income residents of the project area and must to the greatest extent feasible utilize project area businesses located in or owned in substantial part by project area residents.

Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

This project is being funded by federal sources. Bidders must comply with all funding requirements as described in the Project Manual, and submit all required documentation of compliance.

Bidders must comply with all State anti-kickback regulations pertaining to work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed anti-collusion statement with the bid.

In addition to the Equal Employment requirements of Executive Order 11246 regarding discrimination, the Contractor must establish a 3% goal for female participation and a 5% goal for minority participation, and a 10% goal for Section 3 participation, in his aggregate on-site construction work force for contracts in excess of $10,000. Section 3 requires that the Contractor must utilize, to the greatest extent feasible, local area businesses, trainees, employees, and low-moderate income persons within the general trade area.

In accordance with Executive Orders 11625 and 12138, the Contractor must utilize, to the greatest extent feasible, minority and/or women owned business concerns. Bidders are hereby notified that MBE/WBE firms will be afforded full opportunity to bid without discrimination. Davis-Bacon and Related Acts apply to this Project.

All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly, the successful bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Borough of Steelton reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Authority, and to reject any or all proposals.

Borough of Steelton
Doug Brown, Borough Manager

Steelton Fire House Improvements Project

Sealed bids for the following contracts for construction of the Steelton Fire House Improvements will be accepted online by the Borough of Steelton, 123 North Front Street, Steelton, Pennsylvania 17113 until 2:00 P.M. Prevailing Time, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Bids will be opened at the aforesaid address on Pennbid’s website and following the evaluation of the bids, an abstract of the amounts of the base bids and major alternates (if any) will be made available on PennBid’s website. Bids received after 2:00 P.M. the day of the bid opening will not be accepted.

  • Contract No. 2015-02: General Construction
  • Contract No. 2015-03: Electrical Construction

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