(8) Building Demolition Project at Plattsburgh International Airport


Sealed proposals for the demolition of 8 buildings as shown on the contract documents will be received at the Legislative Office, Clinton County Government Center, 137 Margaret Street, Suite 208, Plattsburgh, New York 12901 until 2:30 pm, local time September 7, 2017 and there, at said office, at said time, be publicly opened and read aloud.

The Project generally includes utility disconnection, demolition and disposal of (8) buildings. The buildings are located as follows: (6) on Connecticut St., (1) on Florida St., and (1) on Arizona St. The project also involves the remediation of hazardous materials in the 8 buildings, as well as removal of tree/shrubs, foundations, parking lot, drive lanes and curbing, and restoration of the demolition areas using backfill, top soil and seeding to match the elevation of the existing grades surrounding the demolition area. The project requires the contractor to include a maintenance and protection of traffic plan.

The proposed project is being conducted under New York State's Upstate Airport Initiative (UAI) program.

The proposed project is being constructed under a Project Labor Agreement.

Bidders are advised that this contract will require the contractor and subcontractors to pay New York State prevailing wage rates as a minimum in accordance with the current Wage Rate Schedules. Bidders shall be advised that this contract requires participation by certified MWBE businesses and has a MWBE Goal of 30%.

The Contract Documents (consisting of the Advertisement, the Proposal, the Contract Form, and the Specifications) and the Contract Drawings may be obtained only from Box.com. Access to contract documents can only be obtained via Ms. Val Celi at C&S Engineers Inc. vceli@cscos.com (315-455-2000) and including the Contractor’s name, contact name, address, telephone number, and email address, which will then be recorded on the plan holders list. There is no charge to download the contract documents and contract drawings. Two (2) original completed proposal sections shall be returned. Submitted proposals that were not recorded on the plan holders list shall be considered non-responsive.

Copies of the above described Contract Documents may be examined at no expense at:

  1. Airport Manager’s office, Plattsburgh International Airport, 42 Airport Lane, Suite 201, Plattsburgh, New York 12903 phone: (518)-565-4463
  2. Northern NY Builders Exchange, 22074 Fabco Road, Watertown, NY 13601
  3. Eastern Contractors Association, 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205

Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total maximum proposal price (combination of base bid or alternate bid plus add-on items) for the contract in the form and subject to the conditions provided in the Preparation of Proposal. Such certified check or bid bond shall be made payable to Clinton County Treasurer.

A pre-bid meeting to review the specific requirements of the contract, and conduct a site visit, has been scheduled for Thursday, August 24th, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at the C&S Companies Field Office conference room, 21 Arkansas Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12903. All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend.

Any questions regarding the bidding of this project shall be directed, in writing only, to David J. Chambers, of C&S Engineers, Inc., E-mail dchambers@cscos.com or fax 315-455-9667. The last day for questions will be September 1st, 2017, at 2:00 pm.

The County of Clinton reserves the right to waive any informalities in the proposal, and to reject any and all proposals.

The County and their agents reserve the right for review and approval of the Project Manager and Superintendents scheduled for the Prime Contractor. If said personnel are not accepted, said personnel may not act in any manner of the administration, management or supervision in or during any part of the project. The contractor will within 5 days present other candidates for acceptance upon denial of previously submitted personnel. No extension of time nor expense will be granted in either case of the above.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked:

Kimberly A. Banker
Purchasing Agent