Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Resolution of the Town Board of the Town of Grand Island, Erie County, New York, sealed Proposals will be received and considered by the Town Board on January 25, 2006 at 10:00 A.M. Local Time at the Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY for furnishing all materials and equipment to furnish and deliver five (5) chopper type impeller pumps for the Return Activated Sludge and Scum pumping operations at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Town of Grand Island, New York.


The pumps are to be delivered to the Wastewater Treatment Plant, 3500 Baseline Road, Grand Island, NY 14072.


The Proposals will be received in accordance with the Plans and Specifications prepared by Town of Grand Island Engineering Department, all of which are on file with the Town Clerk at her office in the Town Hall, Grand Island, New York, where same may be examined during the usual business hours.


Copies of said Drawing and Specifications may be obtained for the sum of a $25.00 deposit at the office of the Town Clerk, Town of Grand Island, 2255 Baseline Road, Grand Island, New York 14072 on or after January 6, 2006 between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.  The deposit for each set will be refunded upon return of the Contract Documents in good condition within seven (7) days following the opening of Bids.


The Town of Grand Island reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, or waive any informality, or to make an award to the lowest responsible Bidder.


Each Proposal must be accompanied by cash, Certified Check payable to the Town of Grand Island, or Bid Bond having a surety thereon from a surety company acceptable to the Town Attorney, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the Base Bid, conditioned that if the Proposal is accepted, the Contractor will enter into a Contract for the same, for the faithful performance of the Contract.


No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within forty-five days after the date set for the opening thereof, but may withdraw same at any time prior to the scheduled time for the opening of Bids.


Each Bid Proposal must be submitted in the complete bound Specification Booklet Form with Bid Bond attached, enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Town of Grand Island.  On the outside of the envelope clearly label “RAS and Scum Pumps procurement” and indicate name, and address of Bidder.  Proposals not meeting the above format will be unacceptable.


The Town of Grand Island has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity organization. All qualified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) suppliers, contractors, and/or businesses will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual preference or Vietnam Era Veterans status.


Patricia A. Fentzel, Town Clerk

Town of Grand Island


Publish:  January 6, 2006