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OFFICIAL BID NOTICE
TOWNSHIP OF UPPER ST. CLAIR
Sealed and separate bids will be received by the Township of Upper St. Clair, 1820 McLaughlin Run Road, Upper St. Clair, PA 15241, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania until 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 15, 2016 for the following:
2017 OPERATION AND
MAINTENANCE PROGRAM
Please refer to the Township’s website at http://www.twpusc.org for details and requirements.
/s/ Matthew R. Serakowski
Township Manager

 

OFFICIAL ADVERTISEMENT
THE BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION
of the
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PITTSBURGH
Sealed proposals shall be deposited at the Administration Building, Room 251, 341 South Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15213, on November 1, 2016, until 2:00 P.M., local prevailing time for
Service Contracts for the following:
Masonry
Roofing
Elevators and Vertical
Transportation
General
Security Systems
Boiler / Burners
Chillers / Refrigeration
Plumbing
Fire Hoses and Extinguishers
Concrete
Electrical
Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint, Mold and Animal Excrement Abatement Services; Repair,
Restoration and Re-insulation
and for
Arsenal Exterior Lighting
(Electrical Prime)
Project Manual and Drawings will be available for purchase on October 3, 2016 at Modern Reproductions (412-488-7700), 127 McKean Street, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15219 between 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. The cost of the Project Manual Documents is non-refundable.  Project details and dates are described in each project manual.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – ACHA Contract No. 1567
NEW PUBLIC HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
The Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) is seeking proposals from qualified developers to develop new public housing in Allegheny County, excluding the City of Pittsburgh and the City of McKeesport.  Request for Proposals are on file and may be obtained at the Allegheny County Housing Authority, 625 Stanwix Street, 12th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222, or by contacting Jack McGraw 412-402-2463.  The developer to be selected must have experience with market rate housing, tax credit, mixed-financed and mixed-income housing development and is encouraged to offer creative development options.  The Authority is looking to expand opportunities in new markets that are currently not served by public housing but welcomes proposals in markets already served.
Proposals will be received at the following address:
Allegheny County Housing Authority
625 Stanwix Street, 12th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Attn:  Jack McGraw, Director of Development and Modernization
The ACHA will begin to accept proposals on a one time basis beginning October 3, 2016 with a closing date of January 27, 2017.
Any proposal received after the expiration of any application period will be not considered. Proposals will be held in confidence and not released in any manner until after the contract award.  The ACHA encourages responses from small, minority, and women owned firms, as well as firms that have not previously performed work for the ACHA. The ACHA reserves the right to reject any and all submissions.
Frank Aggazio, Executive Director

 

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.

 

ADVERTISEMENT
Sealed bid proposals are hereby solicited for the Community College of Allegheny County, 800 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15233 (412.237.3020) on the following items:
Bid Proposal No. 983 Microscopes
Proposals will be received at the Purchasing Department until 2:00 P.M. Prevailing Time on Friday, October 14, 2016 at which time they will be publicly opened.
Any proposals received after this deadline will be considered as a “late bid” and will be returned unopened to the offerer.
The CCAC Purchasing Department is now publishing all bids via the CCAC website at https://www.ccac.edu/Bid-RFP_Opportu
nities.aspx  It will be each vendor’s responsibility to monitor the bid activity within the given website (“Bid and RFP Opportunities”) and ensure compliance with all applicable bid documents inclusive of any issued addenda.  Failure to incorporate any applicable addenda in the final submittal may result in the rejection of your bid.
Proposals may require Bid Bonds, Performance Bonds, Payment Bonds, and Surety as dictated by the specifications.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids.
The Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
The Community College of Allegheny County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourages bids from Minority/Disadvantaged owned businesses.

 
ALLEGHENY COUNTY SANITARY AUTHORITY
LEGAL NOTICE
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority is soliciting Bids for CONTRACT NO. 1668 FURNISH AND DELIVER CAUSTIC SODA- DIAPHRAGM GRADE.  Bids will be received until 11:00 A.M., Prevailing Time, Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the office of the Authority, 3300 Preble Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.  The Bids will then be publically opened and read.
ALCOSAN encourages businesses owned and operated by minorities and women to submit bids on Authority Proposals or to participate as subcontractors or suppliers to the successful bidders. Successful Bidders are to use minority or women’s businesses to the fullest extent possible.
The Authority reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any informality in any Bid and to accept any Bid should it be deemed in the interest of the Authority to do so.  Bid Security shall be furnished by providing with the Bid a Certified Check or Bid Bond in the amount of $5,000.00. The Successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond in the an1ount of $50,000.00
Documents pertaining to the submission of Bids are available at the Engineering office of the Authority, 3300 Preble Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.  Any questions regarding this Contract Document should be directed to Benjamin J. Heilman, Contract Supervisor, at (412) 734-6204 or Benjamin.Heilman@alcosan.org.
ALLEGHENY COUNTY SANITARY AUTHORITY
Benjamin J. Heilman
Contract Supervisor

 

 

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