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CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY: Former Beech-Nut Plant (Canajoharie) Demolition

Contracting Opportunity

Title:                                     Montgomery County – Beech-Nut Plant Demolition

Agency:                                Montgomery County

Contract Term:                160 Calendar Days

Date of Issue:                    1/11/2021

Due Date/Time:               2/5/2021, 2:00 P.M.

County(ies):                      Montgomery

Location:                            102 Church Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317

Opportunity Type:         Construction: Building Demolition

Description: The major work under this contract shall consist of the demolition of the Western Plant buildings and structures as indicated in the contract drawing and specifications or as directed by Montgomery County.  The work also includes the demolition of four buildings on the Eastern portion of the site that were not demolished under the prior demolition work of the Eastern Plant.  All Buildings included in this contract have recently undergone interior abatement of asbestos and hazardous materials to prepare these buildings for demolition.  The abatement scope of this contract includes primarily exterior asbestos containing materials. This contract does include interior/exterior abatement of asbestos/hazardous materials that were not removed under the previous project.  All asbestos containing materials, hazardous and specialty regulated materials for removal and disposal will be included in this scope of work unless a specific item is otherwise identified for disposal/recycling elsewhere in the specifications. In general, demolition shall include removal and off-site disposal of all structural elements, wall sections, ramps, fixtures, furnishings, roofs, piping, lighting, mechanical systems, electrical systems, drainage systems, stairwells, elevators, building content, debris, appurtenances and other features. Clean structural concrete and brick will be permitted to be crushed on-site and used as backfill in on-site basements.  The Contractor is responsible for the legal disposal of all material removed from the site. The use of explosives and implosion are strictly prohibited.

Pre-Bid Meeting:

A pre-bid meeting will not be held.  The buildings will be accessible for viewing on January 20, 21 and 22, 2021 from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm each day.   Bidders planning to attend the viewing are required to notify Jason Colvin by email at to schedule and confirm site access.  Site access is not guaranteed without the perspective bidder making prior notification. Prospective prime bidders are requested to attend.  Attendance is not mandatory but strongly recommended.  Access the Beech-Nut Plant at the entrance off Church Street near the intersection with incinerator Road.  All representatives are required to arrive on-site with a face mask, hard hat, safety glasses, construction boots, and an operating flashlight. Safety equipment is required to be utilized during the walkthrough by all bidders. Safety equipment will not be provided by the Owner.  All representatives shall complete a release and waiver of liability in order to access the site.

Contract Documents:

Contract Documents may be viewed and ordered through the Avalon Plan Room after January 11th, 2021 at: in the “Public Jobs” section. If internet access is not available or if there are questions on ordering from the site, please contact Avalon Document Services at   (716) 995-7777.

A digital download of the Project Documents is available with a non-refundable payment of $25.00, payable to Avalon Document Services. Cash payments will not be accepted. Bidders acknowledge that they are responsible for review of all components of the Contract Documents, including all specification sections and drawings, regardless of how many drawings they print and in which format/size they are printed. Full-size drawings are on 24-inch by 36-inch paper.

Printed copies of the Contract Documents will not be available.  Bidders wishing to obtain printed copies of the Contract Documents shall arrange at their own cost any required reproduction of the electronic documents.

Plan holder:

Only official Plan holders are eligible to bid on the Project. Subcontractors, suppliers, equipment vendors, etc. will also be required to submit the non-refundable payment in order to receive the Project Manual and Contract Documents.

Equal Employment Opportunity Requirements:

By submission of a bid in response to this solicitation, the respondent agrees with all terms and conditions of the Contract for participation by Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises.  The respondent will be required to submit a Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprise and Equal Opportunity Policy Statement, OCSD-1, to the County with its bid.

Total MWBE Goals (%):  30%      The Bidder agrees, in addition to any other nondiscrimination provision of the Contract, and at no additional cost to Montgomery County, to fully comply and cooperate with the implementation of New York State Executive Law Article 15-A and the regulations promulgated thereunder. These requirements include equal employment opportunities for minority group members and women (“EEO”) and contracting opportunities for New York State Certified minority and women-owned business enterprises (“MWBEs”).

Failure to comply with all of the requirements may result in a finding of non-responsiveness, a finding of non-responsibility and/or a breach of Contract, withholding of funds, liquidated damages and/or enforcement proceedings as allowed by the Contract and applicable law.

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Set Aside:  No

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Contracting Goal:  0%

Contact Information:

Primary Contact:
Montgomery County Business Development Center
9 Park Street
Fonda, New York 12068
Ken Rose, Director
Ph: (518)853-8334

Submit To Contact:
Montgomery County
9 Park Street
Fonda, New York 12068
Ken Rose
Ph: (518)853-8334

Montgomery County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all responses at no cost to the County.

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