Sealed bids are hereby requested by the Albany County Airport Authority for Contract No. 20-1075 FP for Terminal Fire Alarm Replacement at Albany International Airport. This project includes the complete installation of a new fire alarm system throughout the entire Airport Terminal building and the removal of the existing system.
Bid DOCUMENTS MAY BE OBTAINED beginning at 10:00 AM on January 21, 2021, from Bid Net Direct by visiting www.bidnetdirect.com//albany-county-airport-authority or AT THE ALBANY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY PURCHASING OFFICE for a non-refundable fee of $75.00.
In accordance with Article 15A of the Executive Law, this project includes a combined Minority Owned Business Enterprise Participation and Woman Owned Business Enterprise Participation goal of thirty percent (30%) combined. A participation goal of (0%) zero percent for Service Disabled Veterans is requested for this project.
No bid shall be considered unless the organization making the bid has first obtained a copy of the IFB. In accordance with State Finance Law §§139-j and 139-k, this solicitation includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between the Airport Authority and an Offerer/bidder during the procurement process.
An Offerer/bidder is restricted from making contacts from the earliest notice of intent to solicit offers by this solicitation through final award and approval of the Procurement Contract by the Authority (“restricted period”) to other than designated staff unless it is a contact that is included among certain statutory exceptions set forth in State Finance Law §139-j(3)(a).
Designated staff, as of the date hereof, is Bobbi Matthews, Purchasing Agent. Authority employees are also required to obtain certain information when contacted during the restricted period and make a determination of the responsibility of the Offerer/bidder pursuant to these two statutes. Certain findings of non-responsibility can result in rejection for contract award and in the event of two findings within a 4 year period the Offerer/bidder is debarred from obtaining governmental Procurement Contracts.
Further information about these requirements can be found by request to the designated staff and the New York State Office of General Services Advisory Council on Procurement Lobbying Web site at: https://www.ogs.ny.gov/acpl/ . A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on February 9, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in the Albany County Airport Authority Conference Room, located in the Main Terminal, Third Floor at Albany International Airport.
All interested parties MUST pre-register for this meeting by emailing the Airport Purchasing Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-242-2213. In order to comply with social distancing, the Authority may schedule a second pre-bid meeting. Only those bids in the hands of the ALBANY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY, PURCHASING OFFICE, MAIN TERMINAL, THIRD FLOOR, ALBANY, NEW YORK 12211 at 2:00 P.M. (EST) February 25, 2021, shall be considered. Bids shall be opened and read at such time. Bidders may listen via telephonic mean. Instructions will be distributed to bidders. This opening will be recorded and available upon request to the Airport Authority Purchasing Department. MWBE/SDVOB RESPONSES ARE ENCOURAGED.