PRESS RELEASE

Bid Process Has Begun for First Phase of Restoration!


INVITATION TO BID

PHASE 1: EXTERIOR RESTORATION
THE GUSTAV STICKLEY HOUSE
438 COLUMBUS AVENUE / SYRACUSE, NY

Sealed bids will be received by the University Neighborhood Preservation Association (UNPA) at Crawford & Stearns, Architects, 134 Walton Street, 2nd Flr., Syracuse, NY 13202, Phone 315-471-2162 until 3:00 PM local time on Thursday May 25, 2017 when all bids will be opened and read publicly. Refer also to the Instructions to Bidders.

A Pre-Bid meeting will be held at the project site: The Gustav Stickley House, 438 Columbus Avenue, Syracuse, New York) at 3:00 PM on Tuesday May 9, 2017. Attendance is not mandatory, but is strongly recommended. To arrange access to the building (other than at the Pre-Bid Meeting) contact David S. Michel (cell 315-575-1935), President of UNPA. Contact the Architect (Crawford & Stearns / Syracuse, NY) at 315-471-2162 for all other questions.

Bid documents will be available for purchase and shipping at cost from Plan & Print Systems, Syracuse, NY (315-437-5111) and for review online at www.planandprint.com in the PlanWell.

The work will be bid as a single contract and includes, in general, the exterior restoration of the historic house. The work will involve limited removals at the interior, hazardous abatement, framing repairs, new roofing, siding repairs, carpentry repair and restoration, window restoration, masonry re-pointing and repair, and reconstruction of two porches.

Wage rates do not apply. MWBE solicitation and goal compliance is required. A Bid Bond, certified check, or other form acceptable to the Owner of 5% of the total base bid will be required. Payment & Performance Bonds may be required, refer to Instruction to Bidders.

Funding for this project comes in part through an Environmental Protection Fund grant administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP). Under Article 15A, Executive Law, the State of New York is committed to providing Minority and Women Owned Business (MWBE) equal opportunity to participate in government contracts. The following goals have been set for this project: 13% Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and 17% Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE). The successful bidder will be required to furnish reports showing the participation of various business enterprises of subcontractors and suppliers on the contract. The Contractor, by bidding on the contract, acknowledges understanding and support of this policy and pledges to cooperate fully with UNPA in meeting NYS requirements as set forth in the Bidding and Contract Documents.

The University Neighborhood Preservation Association has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity organization. All persons and 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.

May 1, 2017


CRAWFORD & STEARNS • ARCHITECTS AND PRESERVATION PLANNERS, PLLC
134 WALTON STREET • SYRACUSE, NEW YORK 13202 • PHONE 315/471-2162 • FAX 315/471-2965






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