December 18th, 2018

Sealed Bids will be received until February 12, 2019 at the Town of Germantown Town Hall, 50 Palatine Road Germantown, New York 12526 until 11:00 AM local time and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for:


Include project name and description.  Description should not be elaborate, but should include major characteristics of construction and project type and size, to give Bidder an idea whether the project is within his ability and financial capacity.







Work shall include but is not limited to:


Contract #1G

This work consists of WWTP upgrades including removing existing steel tanks, new precast concrete tanks, refurbishing existing tanks, new headworks structure, yard piping, pump stations, controls panels, and site work.


Contract #1E

This work consists of providing power and control wire and conduit to the various treatment equipment, a new generator, blowers, exhaust fans, AC unit, and other building and site lighting.


A Pre-Bid conference will be held on January 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the WWTP Site located on 13 Main Street, Germantown, NY, 12526.  Bidding contractors are strongly encouraged to have an authorized representative of their firm present at this meeting.


Questions should be sent to Robert Flores, P.E. via email at or Fax at (518) 452-1335.



Include following for governmental or non-profit Owners.


Contract Documents, including Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Labor and Employment, Additional Instructions, Bid Documents, Agreement, General Conditions, General Requirements, Specifications, Contract Drawings and any Addenda, may be examined at no expense on line at the following website: under ‘public projects’, or at the office of Delaware Engineering, D.P.C., 28 Madison Ave Extension Albany NY, 12203.


Digital copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained online as a download for a non-refundable fee of Forty-Nine Dollars ($49.00) from the website: under ‘public projects.’  Complete hardcopy sets of bidding documents may be obtained from REV, 330 Route 17A, Suite #2, Goshen, NY 10924, Tel: 1-877-272-0216, upon depositing the sum of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for each combined set of documents. Checks or money orders shall be made payable to Delaware Engineering, D.P.C.  Cash deposits will not be accepted. Any Bidder requiring documents to be shipped shall make arrangements with REV and pay for all packaging and shipping costs.


Any Bidder who submitted completed Bid Forms to the Town of Germantown, upon returning such set in good condition within thirty days following the award of the contract or rejection of the bids, will be refunded their full payment. Deposits will not be refunded to any non-bidder (including material suppliers, subcontractors, or those that provide quotes to Bidders).


Please note that REV ( is the designated location and means for distributing and obtaining all bid package information. All Bidders are urged to register to ensure receipt of all necessary information including bid addenda. All bid addenda will be transmitted to registered plan holders via email and will be available at Plan holders who have paid for hard copies of the bid documents will need to make the determination if hard copies of the addenda are required for their use, and coordinate directly with REV for hard copies of addenda to be issued. There will be no charge for registered plan holders to obtain hard copies of the bid addenda.


Each bid must be accompanied by security in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid in the form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders.  No Bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof.


This is an exempt capital improvement project, and Bidders shall not include in their bid sales and compensating use taxes on the cost of materials which are to be incorporated into the work and which are to be separately sold by the Contractor to the Town of Germantown prior to incorporation into the work of the Contract.



Following paragraphs must be included for EPA funded projects.



The The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the Bids received, or to reject any or all Bids without explanation, and to select the Bid, the acceptance of which, in its judgment, will best assure the efficient performance of the work.


The Project is funded through the New York State CWSRF. M/WMBE goals for this project are 23%. AIS requirements also apply.



Joyce Vale

Town Clerk

Town of Germantown