Glens Falls Market Center Bid# CGF 23-03

New construction of approximately 6000 square foot enclosed pavilion, with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection system, and approximately 30,500 square foot site work.


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date6/5/23 10:00am

Bid Date7/6/23 11:10am

Company & Contacts

AJA Architecture and Planning

Chris Jones


51-63 South Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801



A. Notice to Bidders: Bidders may submit bids for the project as described in this Document. Submit bids according to the Instructions to Bidders.

B. General information regarding bids.

  1. The project will be subject to Section 106-b of the NYS General Municipal Law, known as Wicks Law

  2. The Project shall be subject to New York State prevailing wage rates. Prevailing wage rate schedules are annexed to and form a part of the specifications for this project.

  3. The project is being partially funded through the New York State Downtown revitalization grants and is therefore subject to the requirements of the grant.

  4. Bids should not include New York State sales and compensating use tases on materials incorporated in to the work.

  5. The City of Glens Falls reserves the right to (1) Reject any or all bids, (2) Award the contract to the respondent deemed to best serve the needs of the City and (3) Waive any informalities or defects in such bids before or after opening. All bids shall include a “Non-Collusive Bidding Certification”. This project is subject to New York State Prevailing Wage Rates.

C. MBE, WBE, and SDVOB Goals

  1. In an effort to promote and assist in the participation of certified M/WBEs as subcontractors and suppliers on the project for the provision of services and materials, the bidder is required to comply with NY States participation goals outlined in accordance with the provisions of Article 15-A of the NTS Executive Law. Successful bidders will show good faith efforts to utilize Minority-Owned Business, Women-Owned Business, and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business subcontracting. The top three qualified bidders for consideration will be asked to provide a utilization plan within 48 hours of the bids being received. The project goals for participation are outlined below.

    • Minority Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 15%

    • Women Owned Sub-Contracting Goal: 15%

    • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Contracting Goal: 6%

D. Project Identification: Glens Falls Market Center Bid# CGF 23-03

  1. Project Location: 51-63 South Street, Glens Falls, New York, 12801.

E. Owner: City of Glens Falls.

F. Owner's Representative: AJA Architecture and Planning, 9 Broad Street, Glens Falls, New York, 12801. Phone: 518-792-1651

G. Architect: Envision Architects, 52 James Street, Albany, New York 12207. Phone: 518-462-1848

H. Project Description: Project consists of new construction of approximately 6000 square foot enclosed pavilion, with mechanical, electrical, plumbing and Fire protection system, and approximately 30,500 square foot site work.

I. Construction Contract: Bids will be received for the following Work:

  1. Multiple Contract Project consisting of the following prime contracts:

    • Contract GC-01: General Construction Contract will include:

      • Building Construction

      • Site Construction

    • Contract MC-01: Mechanical Contract will include the following:

      • Mechanical Systems

    • Contract EC-01: Electrical Contract will include:

      • Electrical Systems

      • Fire Alarm Systems

    • Contract PC-01: Plumbing Contract will include the following:

      • Plumbing Systems

      • Fire Protection


A. Biding will follow the schedule below, and subject to the requirements of this section.

  1. Bid Documents Available: 5/25/23

  2. Pre-Bid Meeting: 6/05/23 10am

  3. Bidders Questions Received by 3pm 6/22/23 3pm

  4. Addendum Submitted Date: 6/29/23 3pm

  5. Bid Submission Date: 7/06/23 11am

  6. Bid Opening Date: 7/06/23 11:10am

  7. Consultant review of bids to City 7/13/23

  8. Notice to Award: 7/25/23

  9. Contractor Submit Insurances 7/27/23

  10. Notice to Proceed/ Contract Award: 8/03/23

  11. Submission of Schedules to include 8/10/23

    • Schedule of Values

    • Submittal Schedules

    • Project Schedules


A. Owner will receive sealed lump sum bids until the bid time and date at the location given below. Owner will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders issued by Owner, and delivered as follows:

  1. City of Glens Falls

    • Deborah Vaughn Purchasing Agent, City of Glens Falls,

    • City Hall 2nd Floor

    • 42 Ridge Street

    • Glens Falls, NY, 12801

B. Bidders should submit one original and two paper copies with their submission. Bids must be received by the bid date and time above. Digital submissions cannot be accepted by the City of Glens Falls.

C. Bids will be thereafter publicly opened and read aloud at 11:10am.


A. Bid security shall be submitted with each bid in the amount of 5 percent of the bid amount. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of 45 days after opening of bids. Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities and irregularities.


A. A Prebid meeting for all bidders will be held at the Project Site as listed in Section 1.2.

B. Prospective bidders are encouraged to attend.

C. Contractors will be given access to the site and surrounding areas to get a better understanding of the overall site and existing conditions.

D. No questions will be answered at the Pre-Bid meeting, questions to be submitted in writing, as per section 1.2.


A. Questions are to be issued to the Owners Representative

  1. Chris Jones at

B. All Questions must be submitted by the date and time listed in Section 1.2


A. Digital Bid Documents can be obtained through the offices of the Owner’s Representative. Interested bidders can request bids by contacting the following:

  1. AJA Architecture and Planning

B. Printed Bid Documents can be ordered by contacting the following printing companies. Documents will be provided to prime bidders only; only complete sets of documents will be issued. Bidders are responsible for document printing costs.

  1. M&M Printing,

  2. Camelot Printing

C. Copies of the Bid Documents will be available for viewing at the City of Glens Falls. Contact the city to make an appointment to view the documents.

  1. City of Glens Falls


A. Successful bidder shall begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and shall complete the Work within the Contract Time.


A. Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades and be able to obtain insurance and bonds required for the Work. A Performance Bond, separate Labor and Material Payment Bond, and Insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder.