August 6, 2017
The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, a public benefit corporation created under the laws of the State of New York, is seeking sealed bids for the collection of solid waste and recyclables in the City of Utica. Sealed Bids will be received by the CONTRACTING OFFICER of the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority until 3:00 PM, August 30th, 2017, and then publicly opened and read for:
COLLECTION AND HAUL OF GARBAGE AND RECYCLABLES (CITY OF UTICA)
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 1:00 PM on August 17, 2017 at the office of the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, 1600 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502.
A deposit in the amount of 5% of the maximum amount of bid(s) submitted is required. This deposit should consist of a bid bond or certified check payable to the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority. Failure to submit bid bond or certified check will result in automatic disqualification of bid.
Bids must be submitted upon the proposal form(s) furnished, and must not be detached from the specification book.
Packages containing bids must be sealed and marked:
"Contract No. 17-05 Collection and Haul of Garbage and Recyclables (City of Utica)" and addressed to: 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 bids received.
The Authority reserves the right to perform a portion of, or all of, the required work if it is deemed to be in the Authority's best interest.
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 certified M/WBEs and to give M/WBEs the opportunity to participate in responding to this RFP. The directory of New York State M/WBE can be viewed at http://www.esd.ny.gov/mwbe.html.
Any inquiries regarding details on specifications must be in writing to the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority, Attention: James V. Biamonte, Contracting Officer, 1600 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502.
August 7, 2017
James V. Biamonte