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Sealed bids will be received in the office of the Controller of Butler County, Mr. Benjamin Holland, County Government Center, 124 West Diamond Street, P.O. Box 1208 Butler, Pa. 16003-1208 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time Tuesday,  April 5, 2016 with all bids opened at Agenda Setting meeting on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Public Meeting Room, First Floor, County Government Center, 124 West Diamond Street Butler, PA.  All sealed bids must be clearly marked 2014 Zelienople Borough ARC Grant Revitalization Project on the outside of the envelope.

A general description of the work is as follows:

The project includes improvements related to the Borough’s streetscape project including stormwater piping, sidewalks replacement, retaining wall installation and related facilities.

Bid Documents may be obtained at the office of Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. 200 West Kensinger Drive, Suite 400, Cranberry Township, Pa  16066 upon the payment of a non-refundable fee of $20.00 for a CD of the documents payable to Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc.  The addenda, if any, will be issued only to those persons whose names are on file with the Engineer as having obtained the contract documents.  All questions regarding the specifications call 724-779-4777 or fax 724-779-4711.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a bidder’s bond, or certified check or cashier’s check, in favor of the County of Butler, in the amount of not less than ten percent.  The County of Butler reserves the right to waive any informality in and to accept or reject any and all bids or any part of any bid.  No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days.

Bidders must submit with their bids the non-collusion affidavit contained in the contract documents.

Prevailing wages established under the Davis-Bacon Act will apply to this contract.  The contract documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices, goals for minority and female participation, MBE and WBE participation, participation by Section 3 residents and businesses and related matters.


Leslie A. Osche, Chairman

Kimberly D. Geyer

Kevin E. Boozel


Gerald S. Paterson

Interim Chief Clerk


Request for Proposals

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) recently issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for OPTIONS In-Home Services. Proposals are due by: June 3, 2016.

For more details and submission information, visit:


Marc Cherna, Director

Allegheny County Department of Human Services


Invitation for Bids

Sealed bids will be received for the Mars Borough Clay Avenue Park Improvements, will be received in the office of Benjamin Holland, BUTLER COUNTY CONTROLLER, FLOOR 5, COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, 124 WEST DIAMOND STREET, whose mailing address is P.O.BOX 1208, BUTLER, PA 16003, on or before 4:00pm, April 1, 2016.  All Bids must be plainly marked Bid – Mars Borough Clay Avenue Park Improvements Re-Bid.

All bids will be publicly opened and read at the Public Agenda Setting Meeting of the Butler County Board of Commissioners on April 6, 2016 at 9:30am, in the Commissioner Public Meeting Room located on Floor 1 of the County Government Center, Butler, PA 16003.

Bids will be received for the following:

Park Improvements – CDBG Improvements Re-Bid

CDBG Improvements Package includes, but is not limited to: removals, erosion and sedimentation control, 4” backwater valve, bituminous paving, concrete paving, galvanized handrail, placing topsoil and seeding.

Park Improvements – Playground Improvements Re-Bid

Playground Improvements Package includes, but is not limited to: site preparation, furnishing and installing playground surface edger, organic protective playground surfacing with underdrain and timber edger.

Bidders must bid all work on the bid form. Failure to bid all items will result in the rejection of the bid.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the County of Butler, negotiable U.S. Government Bond (at par value or a satisfactory bid bond) executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the total bid of this project (Base bid and all alternates), shall be submitted with each bid.

The successful bidder will be required to submit a 100% performance bond, a 100% labor and materials payment bond and a one year maintenance bond in the amount of 10% of the project value.  Should a bidder desire to submit a bid for more than one package, they can do so provided they are submitted independent of one another in separate envelopes.

Portions of this project are funded by CDBG funding.  Therefore, all work is subject to the Davis-Bacon Wage Rates and federally required MBE/WBE, Section 3, and nondiscrimination practices.

Bids must be submitted on the forms furnished herein.  Bid packages are available through Accu-Copy Reprographics (724) 935-7055.   Contact Accu-Copy to complete a Bid Registration Form and to submit a non-refundable deposit of $30.00.  Sets can be mailed, if requested, at the bidder’s expense.

The project Landscape Architect is Pashek Associates, 619 East Ohio Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212; All questions must be emailed to jbuerkle@pashekassciates.com with “Mars Borough Clay Avenue Park Improvements – Re-Bid” clearly indicated in the subject of the email.  No questions will be received or responded to by telephone. All questions must be submitted prior to March 30, 2016, by 12:00 pm.  No questions will be addressed after that date and time.

Butler County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids, or any part of a Bid, and to waive informalities, and to award the Bid in the best interest of Butler County.  No Bid may be withdrawn for thirty (60) days following the scheduled closing time for the receipt of Bids.


Leslie Osche, Chair

Kim Geyer

Kevin Boozel


Gerald Patterson

Director of Administration/Chief Clerk


On-Call Architectural/Engineering Consultant

Request for Proposals (RFP) Advertisement 2016

The Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh (“Authority”) is soliciting Proposals from qualified professional consulting firms to perform on-call services that include those of engineers, architects and other professionals as may be required for various maintenance and capital improvement projects of Authority owned facilities and as more fully described in the RFP document.

RFP Packets will be available Friday, March 18, 2016 after 12:00 pm on the Authority website at http://www.pittsburghparking.com and also at the Authority main office located at 232 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Prospective bidders are required to submit three (3) copies of the proposal and one (1) electronic copy of the proposal, in a clearly marked and sealed envelope 4:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, April 21, 2016.




Professional ADA/UFAS Third Party Certification Services


The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) hereby request proposals from qualified Firms or Individuals capable of providing the following service(s):

Professional ADA/UFAS Third Party Certification Services


The documents will be available no later than March 14, 2016 and signed, sealed proposals will be accepted until 10:00 A.M., April 1, 2016 at which time they will be Time and Date Stamped at 100 Ross Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA  15219.

Parties or individuals interested may obtain information from: Mr. Kim Detrick – Procurement Director/Contracting Officer

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

Procurement Department

2nd Floor, Suite 200

100 Ross Street

Pittsburgh, PA  15219

412-456-5116, Option 1

or by visiting the Business Opportunities section of http://www.hacp.org

A pre bid meeting will be held:

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

Procurement Department

100 Ross Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200

Pittsburgh, PA  15219

March 23, 2016

10:00 A.M.

The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh strongly encourages certified minority business enterprises and women business enterprises to respond to this solicitation.

HACP’s has revised their website.  As part of those revisions, vendors must now register and log-in, in order to view and download IFB/RFPs documentation.

Caster D. Binion, Executive Director

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

HACP conducts business in accordance with all federal, state, and local civil rights laws, including but not limited to Title VII, the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, The PA Human Relations Act, etc. and does not discriminate against any individuals protected by these statutes.





Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Separate and sealed Proposals will be received at the Office of the Senior Manager of Procurement, Allegheny County Airport Authority, Department of Procurement, Pittsburgh International Airport, Landside Terminal, 4th Floor Mezz, P.O. Box 12370, Pittsburgh, PA  15231-0370 until 1:00 P.M. prevailing local time, APRIL 20, 2016, and bids will be publicly opened and read by the Airport Authority in Conference Room A, Pittsburgh International Airport, Landside Terminal, 4th Floor Mezz, P.O. Box 12370, Pittsburgh, PA  15231-0370, one half hour later, for the following:







A pre-bid conference will be held in the Administration Building, at Allegheny County Airport, at 10:00 a.m., on MARCH 31, 2016. Plans, specifications and bid documents for the above referenced project will be available for purchase, at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages, as determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, must be paid on these projects.

Proposals must be made on the Authority’s form and in accordance with the Plans and Specifications and the “Instructions to Bidders”’.

The non-refundable charge for the Bid Documents and a Disk containing the Plans and Specifications is $150.00; mailing can be arranged for an additional $75.00 charge.

This project has DBE participation goals; DBE firms must be certified with the Pennsylvania Unified Certification Program) (PA UCP).  Firms must be certified prior to award of contract.  A searchable database of DBE firms can be found on the PA UCP web site: http://www.paucp.com

The Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids or waive any informalities in the bidding.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty [60] days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids.

To view a complete advertisement, which is also included in the bidding documents visit http://www.flypittsburgh.com under doing business with us – business opportunities or call 412-472-3543 or 412-472-3779.

Christina A. Cassotis

Chief Executive Officer



March 18, 2016

The Office of the County Controller of Allegheny County, Room 104, Court House, Pittsburgh, PA, will receive separate and sealed Bids until 11:00 A.M. prevailing local time, WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016, and a representative of the Department of Public Works will open and read the Bids in the Gold Room, Room 410, Court House, Pittsburgh, PA, one‑half hour later, 11:30 o’clock A.M., for the following:



2016 Capital Roads Reconstruction Program,

Various Roadways Various Municipalities


PRE‑BID INFORMATION: Purchase and/or view the Proposal, Specifications and Drawings at the Office of the Contract Manager, Room 504, County Office Building, Pittsburgh, PA.  The non‑refundable charge for the Proposal and disc containing the Specifications and Drawings is

$ 107.00 including sales tax. Bid documents may be mailed for an additional fee of $16.05 including sales tax. The Contract Manager will accept only check or money order to the “COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY.”

The Department of Public Works will hold a Pre‑Bid Meeting on March 31, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in Room 505 County Office Building, 542 Forbes Ave., Pgh., Pa. 15219.

Details of this project, Bidding Requirements and Contract Conditions are available on the Allegheny County internet website (www.alleghenycounty.us; click on “Departments,” click on “Public Works” then click on “Bids & Proposals)” and are also available on the Pennsylvania Purchasing Group/PAPG website (www.PAbidsystem.com; click on “bid opportunities;” then click on “Allegheny County-Dept. of Public Works-open documents” – then register if necessary).

Chelsa Wagner


County of Allegheny



The Sports & Exhibition Authority will receive sealed bids for DEEP STORAGE ENTRY (Structural and Architectural) as identified below for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The design engineer is ED3 Consultants Inc. The contract for this work will be with the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.  Inquiries regarding the bidding should be made to the Sports & Exhibition Authority 171 10th Street, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Attention:  Ryan Buries – E-mail: rburies@pittsburghcc.com, Telephone:  412.325.6179 Facsimile:  412.325.6104.  Bid Packages may be obtained after the date identified below through Accu-Copy at (724) 935-7055. Additional information on the project can also be found of Accu-Copy’s website at http://www.accu-copy.com/planroom.html

This Advertisement applies to the following Bid Package:

Project: David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Bid Package Name: Deep Storage Entry

Bid Package Available: March 22, 2016

Time/Date/Location for Pre-Bid Meeting: 11:00 AM, Thursday, March 24, 2016, DLCC, 1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Time/Date/Location for Bid: 2:00 PM, Friday, April 1, 2016, LCC, 1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15222







The ACHA is currently seeking the services of a qualified architectural firm to provide professional design and construction administration services for ELDERLY HIGH-RISE INTERIOR IMPROVEMENTS – the basis of the project being dwelling unit kitchen and bathroom improvements at two to four high-rise sites.

Interested firms are requested to respond with written qualifications that demonstrate evidence of the firm’s capabilities, including other information as requested.  A detailed package – describing submission requirements, may be obtained by contacting Andrew Jamrom A/E Administrator at (412) 402-2464 or ajamrom@achsng.com.

A Pre-Qualification Conference shall be held at the Allegheny County Housing Authority, 625 Stanwix Street, 12th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Board Room, on Thursday March 31, 2016 at 10:00 AM. All offerors are encouraged to attend the Conference.

Qualifications may be mailed or hand delivered to Andrew Jamrom, Architectural/Engineering Administrator, Allegheny County Housing Authority, 625 Stanwix Street 12th Floor Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222. Qualification submittals must be received no later than 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday April 12, 2016.

Frank Aggazio, Executive Director

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