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PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY
ADVERTISEMENT
Separate sealed Bids for the Work as listed hereinafter will be received at the Purchasing and Materials Management Department of Port Authority of Allegheny County (Authority) Heinz 57 Center, 345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222-2527 until 1:30 p.m. on October 26, 2016 and will be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter at the same address.  Each Bidder shall be solely responsible for assuring that its Bid is both received and time stamped by a representative of the Purchasing and Materials Management Department at or before the advertised time for submission of Bids.  Bids received or time stamped in the Purchasing and Materials Management Department after the advertised time for the submission of Bids shall be non-responsive and therefore ineligible for Award.
MCKEESPORT TRANSIT CENTER BUILDING DEMOLITION
AND SITE IMPROVEMENTS
CONTRACT NO.  MCK-16-07
The Work of this Project includes, but is not limited to, the furnishing of all  labor, material, tools, equipment and incidentals necessary for the work associated with the demolition of the existing transportation structure and partial demolition of the train platform, utility shutoffs, utility relocations, placement of a precast comfort station, installation of a new communication antenna,  placement of a temporary communications pole, relocation of existing communication hardware, full depth asphalt pavement, concrete curb replacement, concrete sidewalk replacement and new pavement markings as indicated on the plans at the McKeesport Transportation Center  located on Lysle Boulevard in McKeesport Pennsylvania.
The Project also includes a bid option for work at the Ross Park and Ride Lot located in Ross Township, Allegheny County.  The bid option includes, but not limited to, the furnishing of all labor, materials, tools, equipment and incidentals necessary for the work associated with the demolition of the existing PennDOT Salt Building, full depth asphalt pavement, fence removal, and new pavement markings as indicated on the plans.
Bid Documents will be available for public inspection and may be obtained on or after September 26, 2016 at Authority’s offices at the following address:
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Purchasing and Materials Management Department
Heinz 57 Center
345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-2527
Bid Documents are available for purchase as follows:  Bid Documents are available in an electronic form on compact disk upon payment of ($15.00) per set.  Payment shall be by check or money order (NO CASH), payable to “Port Authority of Allegheny County.”  No refunds of payment will be made.  Upon request, Bid Documents can be mailed upon receipt of payment in full.  Should the purchaser wish to have the Bid Documents delivered via special delivery, such as UPS or Federal Express, the purchaser shall provide its appropriate account numbers for such special delivery methods.
This Project may be funded, in part, by, and subject to certain requirements of, the County of Allegheny and/or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Authority, in compliance with 74 Pa.C.S. § 303, as may be amended, require that certified Diverse Businesses (“DBs”) have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and subcontracts for this Project.  In this regard, all Bidders shall make good faith efforts in accordance with 74 Pa.C.S. § 303, to ensure that DBs have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform contracts. Bidders shall also not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, disability, national origin, sexual origin, gender identity or status as a parent in the award and performance of contracts for this Project.  If aid is required to involve DBs in the Work, Bidders are to contact Authority’s Director of Employee Relations and OEO at (412) 566-5262.
The Bidder’s attention is directed to the following contacts for Bidder’s questions:
Procedural Questions Regarding Bidding:
Cynthia Denner – Authority
(412) 566-5117
cdenner@portauthority.org
All other questions relating to the Bid Documents must be submitted by mail or email to:
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Heinz 57 Center
345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor
Pittsburgh, PA  15222-2527
Attn:  Cynthia Denner
cdenner@portauthority.org
In addition, the Bidder’s attention is directed to the following schedule of activities for preparation of its Bid:

9:00 AM                Pre-Bid Conference
October 11, 2016  Port Authority of Allegheny County
Heinz 57 Center
5th Floor Conference Room
345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
(Attendance is not mandatory, but strongly recommended)

10:00 AM            Site Tour McKeesport Transit Center
October 12, 2016 Transportation will not be provided.
Participants must wear safety vests and proper footwear.
1:30 p.m.            Bids Due
October 26, 2016 Purchasing and Materials Management Department

Authority reserves the right to reject any or all Bids
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH
INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB) FOR
EXTERIOR UFAS ACCESSIBLE VERTICAL LIFT AT MORSE GARDENS
HACP CONTRACT
NO. 600-44-16
THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH will receive sealed bids for Exterior UFAS Accessible Vertical Lift at Morse Gardens. The construction work is estimated to begin in March 2017
Bid Documents will be available on or about Monday, September 26, 2016 for a non-refundable fee of $25.00 in the form of a CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY. Bid Documents, including bid forms and project manual can be picked up in person, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at:
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
Procurement Department
100 Ross Street, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
Kim Detrick, Director of Procurement
A Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.:
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
Morse Gardens
2416 Sarah Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
A site visit will be conducted thereafter. Contractors shall come prepared to review all aspects of the site necessary to prepare a bid.
Bids will be received at:
HACP Procurement Department
100 Ross Street, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
Attn:  Kim Detrick, Director of Procurement
Until 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 17, 2016 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH reserves the right to waive any informality in, or reject any and all bids.  No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids without the consent of the HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH.
The Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity requirements for Federally Assisted Construction Contracts.  The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sexual preference, handicap or national origin.
HACP has revised its website.  As part of those revisions, vendors must now register and log-in, in order to view and download IFB/RFP documentation.
THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH STRONGLY ENCOURAGES CERTIFIED MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES AND WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES TO RESPOND TO THE SOLICITATION.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Kim Detrick, Director of Procurement at (412) 456-5116 Opt 1.
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.
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) FOR
Northview Site Improvements
RFP #600-45-16
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) hereby request proposals from qualified Firms or Individuals capable of providing the following service(s):
Northview Site Improvements
RFP #600-45-16
The documents will be available no later than September 26, 2016 and signed, sealed proposals will be accepted until 10:00 A.M., October 26 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
100 Ross Street
2nd Floor, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
412-456-5116, Option 1
or by visiting the Business Opportunities section of http://www.hacp.org
A pre submission meeting will be held:
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
Development & Modernization
100 Ross Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
October 7, 2016
2:00 P.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.
PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Electronic Proposals will be received online at the Port Authority of Allegheny County’s Ebusiness website (http://ebusiness.port
authority.org).
Proposals/bid submittals will be due at 11:00am on October 21, 2016 and will be read at 11:15am, the same day, at Port Authority’s Heinz 57 Center location (345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-2527) for the following:
Electronic Proposal – Ebusiness website (http://ebusiness.portauthority.org)
Bid Number   Bid Name
B160107AR Asbestos Free Brake Blocks Assem. On Shoes–Coach
B160866 Palo Alto Hardware, Software, and Licenses
B160868A Janitorial Supplies
B160869A Janitorial Supplies–Paper
B160870A Janitorial Suppliies–Cleaning Products
B160872A Wheel Tire Kits–LRV
B160878 Pre-Cast Concrete Grade Crossings
B160879 Prequalification for Natural Gas
B160880 Prequalification for Electricity
No bidder may withdraw a submitted Proposal for a period of 75 days after the scheduled time for opening of the sealed bids.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on each of the above items at 10:00am on October 5, 2016 at Port Authority’s Heinz 57 Center location (345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor, Pittsburgh, PA  15222). Attendance at this meeting is not mandatory, but is strongly encouraged. Questions regarding any of the above bids will not be entertained by the Port Authority within 48 hours of the scheduled bid opening.
These contracts may be subject to a financial assistance contract between Port Authority of Allegheny County and the United States Department of Transportation.  The Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.
Contractor is responsible for expenses related to acquiring a performance bond and insurance where applicable. All items are to be FOB delivered unless otherwise specified.  Costs for delivery, bond, and insurance shall be included in bidder’s proposal pricing.
Port Authority of Allegheny County hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The Board of Port Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

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