City of Binghamton, New York


Invitation for Bids

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Contract and Supply, City of Binghamton, City Hall, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY, 13901 until 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, after which time and at which place they will be publicly opened and read aloud at the 11:00 A.M. Board of Contract and Supply meeting, for the following work:





Plans and specifications may be examined at the following locations:

1.  Water Treatment Plant, 25 Broome Street, Binghamton, NY 13903

2.  Syracuse Builders Exchange, 6563 Ridings Road, Syracuse, NY 13206

3.  GHD Consulting Services Inc, One Remington Park Drive, Cazenovia, NY 13035

4.  Office of the City Engineer, City Hall, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901

5.  Associated Building Contractors of the Triple Cities Inc, 15 Belden Street, Binghamton, NY 13903 


Electronic copies of Bidding Documents must be obtained from Dataflow, 19 South Washington Street, Binghamton, NY 13903,, (607) 772-2001, which will act as the Issuing Office, upon submission of a check or money order for a non-refundable amount of $50, made payable to the City of Binghamton.  Documents will be made available beginning on Monday, April 2, 2018. 

Prospective bidders must register as a planholder and obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from Dataflow in order to submit a bid.  The Bidding Documents are available on Dataflow’s website for viewing purposes only.  Direct all questions regarding distribution of Bidding Documents to Dataflow.

No proposal will be considered unless it is accompanied by a notarized bid guaranty, which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid for the total work contemplated to be done. At the option of the bidder, the guaranty may be a certified check, bank draft, negotiable US Government bonds (at par value), or a bid bond approved by the Corporation Counsel. Certified check or bank draft must be payable to the order of the City of Binghamton. Cash deposits will not be accepted. The bid guaranty shall insure the execution of the agreement and the furnishing of the surety bond or bonds by the successful bidder, all as required by the contract documents.

There is a 26% participation requirement for WBE and/or MBE for this project for Contract Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4. The participation requirement may be any combination of WBE and/or MBE participation.

Pre-bid Conference: The City has scheduled a pre-bid conference in order to review all of the specific requirements of this contract. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is recommended but is optional.  The pre-bid conference is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Water Treatment Plant located 25 Broome Street, Binghamton, NY 13903.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to award the contract in the best interests of the City of Binghamton, New York.


Board of Contract and Supply


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