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Bell Court Apartments – Roof Replacement

2022-08-11 | Bidders List | Invitation to Bid

The Housing Authority of the County of Blair (the Housing Authority) will receive sealed bids for Fund Programs – PA28PO69501-21 and PA28PO69501-22 – Roof Replacement Project Contract GC-1 Asphalt Shingle Installation for Bell Court located in Bellwood Borough until 10:00 a.m. local prevailing time on Friday, September 2, 2022, at the Housing Authority of the County of Blair’s Administrative Office, 1407 Blair Street, Suite #4 Hollidaysburg, PA 16648, at which time and place the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the General Construction contract for the project. Bids must be sealed and shall be marked as follows:

Fund Programs – PA28PO69501-21 and PA28PO69501-22

Roof Replacement Project – Bell Court

Contract GC-1 Asphalt Shingle Installation

Bid Documents – General Construction

Attn: Ms. Beverly S. Pounds, Executive Director

The name and address of the Contractor submitting the bid should also be clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelope.

Project consists of replacing the roofs on 4 apartment buildings at Bell Court,1311 N. Cambria Street, Bellwood,  Blair County, Pennsylvania.  The Prime Contract shall consist of: Contract No. GC-1: General Construction Work for Asphalt Shingle Installation.

Bids must be on a combined lump-sum basis. Separate Bids for individual trades will not be accepted. Project is to be substantially completed within 270 calendar days from the date of award of Contract. This contract is federally assisted. The Contractor must comply with the Davis-Bacon Act.

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be reviewed and obtained at the office of the Consultant, Stiffler – McGraw and Associates at the Hollidaysburg Office – 1731 N. Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 beginning on August 8, 2022. Only a Contractor obtaining Bid Documents from the Consultant will be considered to be a registered bidder.

The Bidding Documents are available for purchase by Prime Contract Bidders for the non-refundable sum of $50.00 or a digital set of bidding documents are available in pdf format for the sum of $25.00 per CD with all checks made payable to “Stiffler – McGraw and Associates”. Incomplete sets of Bidding Documents will not be issued. A non-refundable postage and handling charge of $10.00 per printed set and $5.00 per CD will be added for each set or CD that is mailed to Bidders. Payment must be received before documents will be released. The Housing Authority and Consultant assume no responsibility for delay or loss due to mailing.


A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and Project Review will be held to answer questions on Scope of Work, and to familiarize bidders with existing conditions, site location, and other relevant information.  Conference will be held at the Bell Court project site, 1311 N. Cambria Street, Bellwood, PA, at 10:00 a.m. local prevailing time on Thursday, August 18, 2022.

A certified check or bank draft, made payable to the order of “Housing Authority of the County of Blair”, U.S. Government Bonds, or a satisfactory Bid Security (Bid Bond) executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety, in the amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total Bid, must accompany the Bid in accordance with the Instruction To Bidders. No Bid Surety shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed or cannot comply with any requirements set forth in the plans, specifications or any applicable statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any applicable municipal ordinances. A Bid may not be modified, withdrawn, or cancelled by the Bidder within sixty (60) calendar days following the time and date designated for the receipt of Bids, without the written consent of the Housing Authority. The surety must be a Guarantee or a Surety Company acceptable to the U.S. Government as published in the U.S. Treasury Circular No.576 and must be licensed to do business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for an assurance of completion of project in the form of Payment and Performance Bonds, each in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price; a cash escrow in the amount of twenty percent (20%) of the Contract Price; or an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of twenty five percent (25%) of the Contract Price.

Attention is called to all Bidders that all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity requirements for federally-assisted construction contracts must be complied with.  This includes strict compliance with Executive Order 11246, as amended (establishing a goal of 6.9% for female employment and 1.3% minority percentage by craft); Nondiscrimination; Executive Order 11625, Minority Business Enterprise; Executive Order 12138, Women Business Enterprise; Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968; Civil Rights Act of 1964; Minority Business Participation; and HUD Wage Rate Determination.

Notice is hereby given that this is a Section 3 covered project and that the area has been defined as a Section 3 area. The Housing Authority promotes the utilization of business concerns which are located in or owned in substantial part by persons residing in the Section 3 area and promotes job training and employment opportunities for qualified, lower income, Section 3 area residents.

Registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) database will be required for Award.

The Housing Authority of the County of Blair reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject Bids.

By order of the:

Housing Authority of the County of Blair
Ms. Beverly S. Pounds, Executive Director

Clay Avenue Drainage Improvements Project Phase 1 – Eagles Mere Borough

2022-08-09 | Bidders List | Invitation to Bid

The Eagles Mere Borough Council will receive sealed bids until 3:00 p.m. prevailing local time on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at the Eagles Mere Borough Building, P.O. Box 393, 915 Laporte Avenue, Eagles Mere, PA 17731.  Sometime after 3:00 PM, Tuesday, August 30, 2022, bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following contract:

Contract No. 2022-1:  Clay Avenue Drainage Improvements Project – Phase 1

The Project involves the installation of approximately 175 linear feet of 15” and 18” smooth-lined corrugated stormwater piping, together with precast concrete inlets, a flow reduction structure, a rock outfall into Eagles Mere Lake, and all associated trail surface, pavement, stabilized, and nonstabilized trench restoration at the north outlet of Clay Avenue into the Eagles Mere Lake recreation area.

Site visits can be scheduled by contacting the Borough Office at (570) 525-3247 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Thursday.

Bidders are advised that all work under this contract must be completed by December 17, 2022.

No faxed bids will be accepted.  Bidders are advised that the Eagles Mere Borough Building does not receive postal mail at its street address and overnight delivery to that address is not guaranteed.  Bidders are responsible for the timely submission of their bid to the Borough Building by the bid due date and time.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc., 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.   Payment for the Contract Documents will be $53.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax.  Digital Copies are available in PDF format a 50% discount of the paper copies’ cost.  All checks should be made payable to Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc.  Payment is non-refundable.  A $10.00 fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Owner or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond on the form provided, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (Surety companies must appear on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total of the Bid shall be submitted with each bid to guarantee the Bidder’s entrance into a contract if given the award.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price on the forms provided, with a surety company listed on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended).

Bids will remain subject to acceptance for 60 days after the Bid opening; PROVIDED, however, that if the award of the contract is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds or the award of the grant or grants, the Owner shall reject all bids or award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder within 120 days of the date of the BID opening, and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such 120-day period or for such longer period of time that Bidder may agree to in writing upon request of Owner.

Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage rates will apply to this contract.  The contract documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters.

Please see the Invitation to Bid for more information.

Indiana Final Clarifier 1 Equipment Project – Indiana Borough Council

2022-08-01 | Bidders List | Invitation to Bid

The Indiana Borough Council is requesting Bids for the following Project:

Indiana Final Clarifier 1 Equipment Project

Bids for the Project will be received at the Indiana Borough Municipal Building located at 80 North 8th Street, Indiana, PA 15701 until Monday, August 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm local time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Public Works meeting, which begins at 7:00 pm local time.

The Project includes the following Work:

Replacement of the existing equipment in WWTP Final Clarifier #1, along with the completion of all associated appurtenances necessary for proper operation.

Faxed bids will not be accepted.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc., 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.  Payment for the Contract Documents will be $106.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax.  Digital Copies are available in PDF format at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost.  All checks should be made payable to Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc.  Payment is non-refundable.  A $10.00 fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Owner or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond on the form provided, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (Surety companies must appear on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total of the Bid shall be submitted with each bid to guarantee the Bidder’s entrance into a contract if given the award.  No bid bond shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed to or cannot comply with any requirements set forth in the plans, specifications or any applicable statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any applicable municipal ordinances.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price on the forms provided, with a surety company listed on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Prevailing wage rates will apply to this contract.  The contract documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters.

Please see Invitation to Bid for more information.

Municipal Building HVAC Replacement – Blair Township Supervisors

2022-07-27 | Bidders List | Invitation to Bid

The Blair Township Supervisors are requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Municipal Building HVAC Replacement

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Blair Township Municipal Building located at 375 Cedarcrest Drive, Duncansville, PA 16635 until Friday, September 2, 2022, at 11:00AM local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work:

The removal of an existing air conditioning system & associated ductwork, piping and wall air conditioning units. Patching of the wall areas where units are removed and installation of a new 3.5 ton mini-heat pump system with associated refrigerant piping and electrical work to accommodate the new system.

Bids are requested for the following Contract: No. 1- General/Mechanical Construction Work & No. 2- Electrical Work

Faxed bids will not be accepted.

A pre-bid conference for the Project will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Blair Township Municipal Building located at 375 Cedarcrest Drive, Duncansville, PA 16635. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is encouraged but not required.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler McGraw Architects, LLC, 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.   Payment for the Contract Documents will be $53.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax.  Digital Copies are available in PDF format at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost.  All checks should be made payable to Stiffler McGraw Architects, LLC.  Payment is non-refundable.  A $10.00 fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Owner or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond on the form provided, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (Surety companies must appear on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total of the Bid shall be submitted with each bid to guarantee the Bidder’s entrance into a contract if given the award.  No bid bond shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed to or cannot comply with any requirements set forth in the plans, specifications or any applicable statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any applicable municipal ordinances.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price and Highway Restoration Bond on the forms provided, with a surety company listed on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Prevailing wage rates will apply to this contract.  The contract documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters.

Please see Invitation to Bid for more information.

2019 WATER VALVE REPLACEMENT PROJECT – FORD CITY BOROUGH

2022-07-14 | Bidders List | Invitation to Bid

Separate and sealed Bids will be received by the County of Armstrong on behalf of Ford City Borough at the Department of Planning and Development, 402 Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201, at 12:00 Noon EST or EDT as applicable on August 16, 2022 for the following project:  Ford City Borough 2019 Water Valve Replacement Project – Contract #2022-3.   All bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 P.M. on August 16, 2022 at the Armstrong County Department of Planning and Development, 402 Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201

The Ford City Borough 2019 Water Valve Replacement Project will include replacement of 1-4″ water valve; 7-6” water valve; 3-10″ water valve located within the Borough of Ford City, described by Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc. including related restoration of designated sites

Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc., 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or 39 N. Seventh St., Indiana, PA 15701.   Payment for the Contract Documents will be $159.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax.  Digital Copies are available in PDF format on Compact Disk at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost.  All checks should be made payable to Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc.  Payment is non-refundable.  A $10.00 ($5.00 for Digital) fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders. Addenda, if any, will be issued to only those plan holders whose name and address are on record at Stiffler McGraw & Associates, Inc. as having obtained the Bidding Documents. Only bids from contractors that have purchased approved project bid materials from Stiffler McGraw & Associates, Inc. will be considered.

The Bid Proposal must be a paper copy, with an original signature, submitted in an envelope along with the original bid security and all other required documentation, all as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Each proposal shall be accompanied with a certified check or Bidder’s Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the proposal, in favor of the County of Armstrong OBO Ford City Borough.  No faxed Bids will be accepted. The County of Armstrong OBO Ford City Borough reserves the right to waive any informality and to accept or reject any and all bids. No Bid may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of opening bids.

Davis Bacon Wage Rates will apply to this contract.  The contract documents contain requirements addressing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices, goals for minority and female participation, MBE AND WBE participation, participation by Section 3 residents and businesses, and related matters.  The bidder must submit documentary evidence of Minority/Women Business Enterprises and Section 3 business concerns who have been contacted and to whom commitments have been made.  Documentation of such solicitations and commitments shall be submitted with the Bid.  The County of Armstrong does not discriminate in regards to race, color, familial status, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, national origin, disability, or use of guide or support animals because of blindness, deafness or physical handicap of the user or because the user is a handler or trainer of support or guide animals in the provision, admission, employment, or access to any services and programs.

Please see the Invitation to Bid for more information.

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