SUNY Morrisville

Construct Alternative Energy Building


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date11/21/19 10:00 am

Bid Date12/17/19 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts


Chris Jahn   585-232-8300


SUNY Morrisville – Morrisville, NY

Non-refundable check for $49.00 made payable to Avalon.

The State University Construction Fund will receive sealed Proposals for Project No. 271023 Titled Construct Alternative Energy Building at SUNY Morrisville until 2:00 p.m. Local Time on December 10, 2019 at the Fund’s Office at State Univ.
Plaza, 353 Broadway, Albany NY 12246, where such proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud in Room S201. All proposals and/or proposal modifications must be received and stamped in no later than 2:00 p.m. on the bid opening date.
The Proposal may be hand delivered to Room S204A, or be mailed or sent by delivery service to the State University Construction Fund, State University Plaza, 353 Broadway, Albany, New York 12246. Proposals that are mailed to the Fund
must be delivered by 1:00 p.m. on the day of the scheduled bid opening and all of such Proposals when mailed should be sent
“return receipt requested.” The Fund assumes no responsibility for any Proposal that is not delivered to the aforesaid address by 1:00 p.m. See Section 3 of the Information for Bidders for additional instructions regarding proposals, including
modifications. Please be advised that all individuals who access the State University Plaza to submit bids or attend bid openings will be required to present picture identification to building security officials and obtain a visitor’s pass prior to
entering the building.

To assure delivery of their bid prior to the aforesaid deadline for receipt of bids, bidders should allow sufficient time for individuals to find public parking for their vehicles since no parking is available for bidders at SUNY Plaza, to find the Main
Entrance to the building, to be processed through building security, to find the Fund’s office within the building, to properly complete and submit their proposal and to allow for delays that are typical for congested urban areas and crowded public
bid openings.

To assure delivery of their bid modification, if any, prior to the aforesaid deadline for receipt of bids, bidders should allow sufficient time to account for internet connectivity problems, to correct email address errors, to be processed through
spam filters and security software and to allow or delays that are typical for congested internet servers.

The Contractor shall complete all work necessary for substantial completion by July 15, 2021.

The Fund’s project specific goals for this project are 18% MBE and 12% WBE and 3% SDV. See Sections 00 21 13 20 Information for Bidders, 00 21 13 30 MWBE Utilization Plan and Instructions and 00 21 13 30 SDVOB Form and Instructions for more

A pre-bid conference and project walk through will be held on November 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM with all contractors assembled at the construction trailer located behind the Sheila Johnson Design Center, near the intersection of Eaton Street and Madison
Road in Morrisville, NY. Limited free parking will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis near the trailers. For additional information, see Section 15 of the Information for Bidders.

There is no free parking on campus for those attending the walk through.

Bidding and Contract Documents may be examined free of charge at:
Consultant’s Office: SWBR, Chris Jahn, Project Manager at (585) 232-8300
Site (SUNY Campus): SUNY Morrisville, Kris Dourdas, Project Manager at (315) 684-6053
CMD (formerly Reed) (subscribers only): Visit
Dodge Reports Visit
ConstructConnect Email:
Construction Journals Visit
Builders Exchange 180 Linden Oaks, Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14625
Syracuse Builders Exchange 6563 Ridings Road, Syracuse, NY 13206
Minority Contractors Assoc of Central NY 2610 South Salina Street, Suite 7, Syracuse, NY 13205.
Mohawk Valley Bldrs Exchange 10 Main Street, Suite 202, Whitesboro NY 13492
Associated Bldg Contractors of the Triple Cities Inc. 15 Belden Street, Binghamton NY 13903-2159
Eastern Contractors Assoc 6 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205
Albany Ctr for Economic Success #101, 255 Orange Street, Albany, NY 12210

Plans will be available on 11/12/19 from Avalon Document Services in either electronic or paper format. Bidders will be able
to access the project online at the Printer’s web site:
Click on “Public Jobs” on the left-hand side of the page and navigate to “Construct Alternative Energy Building”.

Bidders who register as a planholder through the Printer may acquire the bidding and contract documents using the following
1. For a fee of ten dollars ($10), interested firms may request and receive an electronic download of the bidding and contract
documents. At the bidder’s expense, purchase a printed copy or copies of the bid set.
2. For a fee of ten dollars ($10), interested firms may request and receive a CD with electronic copies of the bidding and
contract documents. At the bidder’s expense, purchase a printed copy or copies of the bid set.
3. For a fee of $49, interested firms may request and receive a printed copy of the complete set. An electronic download or
copy on CD will not be provided.
Payments of less than $50.00 are non-refundable. Deposits of $50.00 or more will be returned to all entities who have paid the aforesaid deposit for the entire set of Bidding and Contract Documents and who return such sets to the Consultant in
good condition within forty-five (45) calendar days after the opening of bids, not exceeding five (5), so returned to the Consultant.

Bids must be submitted in duplicate in accordance with the instructions contained in the Information for Bidders. A Bid Security will be required for each bid in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the Total Bid. It is the policy of the State
of New York and the Fund to encourage minority and women-owned business enterprise participation in this project by contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. All bidders are expected to cooperate in implementing this policy.

Please be advised that the Fund’s insurance requirements are contained in the bidding documents. Paragraph (1)a of Section
5.06 of Article V of the Agreement requires that all insurance must be provided by companies approved by the Fund, licensed to do business in the State of New York (“admitted” carriers), and rated at least “A-” by A.M. Best Company. Excess line
insurers are not acceptable.

Please be advised that Section 11 Requirements and Procedures for Participation by New York State -Certified Minority and Women -Owned Business Enterprises and Equal Employment Opportunities for Minority Group Members and Women in 00 21 13 20 Information for Bidders have been changed for projects advertised after Jan. 1, 2017.

Please visit and download the “Bid and Post Bid Checklist” that gives bidders a one page summary of how to be prepared if bidding.
Please note that Sections 139-j and 139-k of the State Finance Law imposes certain restrictions on communications between the Fund and bidders during the procurement process. Pursuant to those sections of law, the Fund designates the following
persons to which communications concerning this procurement may be addressed:
Peggy McSorley 518 320-1710
Lois McLaughlin 518 320-1673 (MWBE issues only)

Contact with other than the above-designated Fund employees concerning this procurement may result in the rejection of your bid. To purchase plans or for technical inquiries specific to this project, please contact the Architect or Engineer of

INTEGRITY HOTLINE: As part of its Corporate Integrity Program, the Fund operates an Integrity Hotline 24-hours a day, sevendays a week. If you have knowledge of or suspect fraudulent, unethical, or other misconduct on a Fund project, please call the Hotline toll-free at 866-543-8107 or locally at 518-320-1525. All calls will be received and reviewed only by the Corporate Integrity Officer. Calls can be made anonymously or on a confidential basis. The identity of confidential callers will be fully protected. The Hotline is not equipped with Caller ID and no effort will be made to identify anonymous callers.

The Fund reserves the right to reject any or all bids.