SUCF Project 011008-00 (SUNY Albany) - #598289
Prebid Date5/25/21 10:00 am
Bid Date6/8/21 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
Dembling + Dembling Architects, P.C.
Matt Ryan email@example.com
State University of New York at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222
The State University Construction Fund will receive sealed Proposals for Project No. 011008-00 Titled Rehab Toilet Rooms for ADA – Biology, Chemistry and Physics at SUNY Albany until 2:00 p.m. Local Time on June 8, 2021 at the Fund’s Office at the H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY 12246, where such proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud in Room S201. Bidders are encouraged to view the live stream of the bid opening broadcast on the day of the bid by using the link posted on the Fund’s web page: https://sucf.suny.edu/ Bidders are encouraged to submit their bids early by delivery service and use the bid modification process permitted in part (7) of Section 3 of the Information for Bidders.
All proposals and/or proposal modifications must be received and stamped in no later than 2:00 p.m. on the bid opening date. The Proposal should be mailed or sent by delivery service to the State University Construction Fund, H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, 353 Broadway, Albany, New York 12246, or may be hand delivered to the main entrance at 353 Broadway (follow instructions upon arrival). Proposals that are mailed to the Fund must be delivered by 1:00 p.m. on the day of the scheduled bid opening and all of such Proposals when mailed should be sent “return receipt requested.” The Fund assumes no responsibility for any Proposal that is not delivered to the aforesaid address by 1:00 p.m. See Section 3 of the Information for Bidders for additional instructions regarding proposals, including modifications. Please be advised that all individuals who access the H. Carl McCall SUNY Building to submit bids or attend bid openings will be required to present picture identification to building security officials and obtain a visitor’s pass prior to entering the building.
To assure delivery of their bid prior to the aforesaid deadline for receipt of bids, bidders should allow sufficient time for individuals to find public parking for their vehicles since no parking is available for bidders at the H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, to find the Visitor Entrance to the building, to be processed through building security, to find the Fund’s office within the building, to properly complete and submit their proposal and to allow for delays that are typical for congested urban areas and crowded public bid openings.
To assure delivery of their bid modification, if any, prior to the aforesaid deadline for receipt of bids, bidders should allow sufficient time to account for internet connectivity problems, to correct email address errors, to be processed through spam filters and security software and to allow or delays that are typical for congested internet servers.
All work will be completed within 600 calendar days from receipt of the Notice to Proceed.
The Fund’s project specific goals for this project are 10% MBE and 10% WBE and 3% SDV. See Sections 00 21 13 20 Information for Bidders, 00 21 13 30 MWBE Utilization Plan and Instructions and 00 21 13 30 SDVOB Form and Instructions for more information.
In lieu of an on-site pre-bid conference and project walk through, an online meeting will be held on May 25, 2021 at 10:00am. Please send your email address to the Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on May 24, 2021, after which time an invite to participate in an online meeting will be sent to all who have submitted an email address. No bidders will be allowed on site or provided with a computer terminal to participate in this online event. The online walk through will consist of visual images as well as a voiceover from the Consultant who will review the project scope, schedule and other items. The images shown will be made available to the bidders after the meeting.
Bidding and Contract Documents may be examined free of charge at:
- Consultant’s Office:
Dembling + Dembling Architects, P.C.
307 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12206
T: (518) 463-8066
Contact: Matt Ryan, Project Manager
- Campus at which the work is to be performed:
State University of New York at Albany
1400 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12222
Contact: Elena McCormick, Construction Manager
- For a fee of ten dollars ($10), interested firms may request and receive an electronic download of the bidding and contract documents. At the bidder’s expense, purchase a printed copy or copies of the bid set.
- For a fee of ten dollars ($10), interested firms may request and receive a CD with electronic copies of the bidding and contract documents. At the bidder’s expense, purchase a printed copy or copies of the bid set.
- For a fee of $49, interested firms may request and receive a printed copy of the complete set. An electronic download or copy on CD will not be provided.
The Fund waives fees and deposits for sets of the Contract Documents requested by NYS certified Minority- and Women- Owned Business Enterprise or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise. Payments of less than $50.00 are non-refundable. Deposits of $50.00 or more will be returned to all entities who have paid the aforesaid deposit for the entire set of Bidding and Contract Documents and who return such sets to the Consultant in good condition within forty-five (45) calendar days after the opening of bids, not exceeding five (5), so returned to the Consultant.
Bids must be submitted in duplicate in accordance with the instructions contained in the Information for Bidders. A Bid Security will be required for each bid in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the Total Bid. It is the policy of the State of New York and the Fund to encourage minority and women-owned business enterprise participation in this project by contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. All bidders are expected to cooperate in implementing this policy.
Please be advised that the Fund’s insurance requirements are contained in the bidding documents. Paragraph (1)a of Section 5.06 of Article V of the Agreement requires that all insurance must be provided by companies approved by the Fund, licensed to do business in the State of New York (“admitted” carriers), and rated at least “A-” by A.M. Best Company. Excess line insurers are not acceptable.
Please be advised that Section 11 Requirements and Procedures for Participation by New York State -Certified Minority and Women -Owned Business Enterprises and Equal Employment Opportunities for Minority Group Members and Women in 00 21 13 20 Information for Bidders have been changed for projects advertised after Jan. 1, 2017.
Please visit http://www.sucf.suny.edu/business/bidcal.cfm and download the “Bid and Post Bid Checklist” that gives bidders a one page summary of how to be prepared if bidding.
Please note that Sections 139-j and 139-k of the State Finance Law imposes certain restrictions on communications between the Fund and bidders during the procurement process. Pursuant to those sections of law, the Fund designates the following persons to which communications concerning this procurement may be addressed:
- Robbilee Luedtke (518) 320-1837
- Robert Kanarkiewicz (518) 320-1714
- Jeremy Clausi (518) 320-1638
- Joanne Lovelady 518 320-1711 (MWBE issues only)
Contact with other than the above-designated Fund employees concerning this procurement may result in the rejection of your bid. To purchase plans or for technical inquiries specific to this project, please contact the Architect or Engineer of Record.
INTEGRITY HOTLINE: As part of its Corporate Integrity Program, the Fund operates an Integrity Hotline 24-hours a day, sevendays a week. If you have knowledge of or suspect fraudulent, unethical, or other misconduct on a Fund project, please call the Hotline toll-free at 866-543-8107 or locally at 518-320-1525. All calls will be received and reviewed only by the Corporate Integrity Officer. Calls can be made anonymously or on a confidential basis. The identity of confidential callers will be fully protected. The Hotline is not equipped with Caller ID and no effort will be made to identify anonymous callers.
The Fund reserves the right to reject any or all bids.