All Authority facilities will be CLOSED on Monday, July 4th. We will operate normal business hours on Saturday 7/2 and Tuesday 7/5.

Request For Proposal: Environmental Laboratory Services

Sealed proposals, subject to the conditions contained herein, will be received by the CONTRACTING OFFICER until 1:00 P.M. local time on July 15, 2022, and then publicly opened and read, for furnishing the following:


Request for Proposal (RFP) specifications may be obtained from the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, 1600 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502 or at

Proposals must be submitted upon the proposal form(s) furnished and must not be detached from the specification book. Proposals must contain an original signature of an authorized representative of the responding firm.

Packages containing proposals must be sealed, marked “ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY SERVICES, Ref. No. 22-03” and addressed to Andrew Opperman, Contracting Officer, Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, 1600 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502.

The Authority reserves the right to revise or amend the specifications prior to the date set for the opening of the bids. Such revisions and amendments, if any, will be announced by Addenda to this advertisement. The Authority reserves the right to reject all proposals received.

The Authority does not discriminate because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. All qualified respondents will be afforded equal opportunities without discrimination. Furthermore, the Authority invites certified minority and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBE) participation in this RFP. Firms that are not M/WBEs responding to this RFP are strongly encouraged to consider partnering, or creating other similar joint venture arrangements with M/WBEs, and to give M/WBEs the opportunity to participate in responding to this RFP. The directory of NYS M/WBEs can be viewed at

Any inquiries regarding details on specifications must be in writing to Justin Fitch, Superintendent of Waste Collections, 1600 Genesee Street, Utica, New York 13502.

Or contact Justin Fitch at (315) 733-1224 ext. 4302

June 14, 2022

Andrew Opperman

Contracting Officer