Town of Winter Harbor

SNOW PLOW BID NOTICE

The Town of Winter Harbor is accepting bids for snow removal and ice control on its roads and sidewalks.

Bidders must furnish the Town with copies of the following: Certificate of Worker’s Compensation Insurance, Certificate of Liability Insurance, Certificate of Equipment Insurance and must submit proof of a program which is in compliance with mandatory drug and alcohol testing laws for all employees who are required to have a commercial driver’s license

A copy of the bid specifications may be obtained at the Winter Harbor Town Office.

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Bids will be accepted at the:

Winter Harbor Town Office
P.O. Box 98, 20 School Street
Winter Harbor, ME 04693

until 4:00 pm, Monday, May 1, 2017

The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

County of Hancock

Auditing Services RFP

The Hancock County Commissioners are accepting RFP’s (Request for Proposals) for Auditing Services regarding the County finances. A copy of the RFP and its’ requirements may be requested by mailing or picked up at:
Hancock County Commissioners; Re: Audit RFP; 50 State Street, Suite #7; Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Or email the County Treasurer: janice.eldridge@co.hancock.me.us
A copy is also available on the County website: co.hancock.me.us
The due date for submissions is Friday, May 12th @ 4:00 p.m. with an anticipated opening date of Tuesday, May 15th during the Commissioner meeting.
The County of Hancock reserves the right to reject any / or all bids

Town of Penobscot

WIGHT POND FISH PASSAGE IMPROVEMENTS
PENOBSCOT, MAINE
Sealed bids for the WIGHT POND FISH PASSAGE IMPROVEMENTS will be received by Wright-Pierce (on behalf of the Town of Penobscot) at 99 Main Street in Topsham, ME 04086 until 2:00 p.m. local time, on April 18th. Bids submitted after this time will not be accepted. Each bidder must submit a single sealed envelope, the outside of which must be clearly marked “Bid for the Wight Pond Fish Passage Improvements – Town of Penobscot “.

The work involves the removal of the existing concrete dam and construction of a “nature-like” stone pool and weir fishway. The weirs will consist of large natural stones embedded into surface of the stream channel. The work will also include the reconstruction of the adjacent pedestrian bridge abutments and footing preparation for a recreational bridge to be installed by others.

Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the following locations:
1. Wright-Pierce Online Plan Room ( www.wright-pierce.com/projects.aspx );
2. Penobscot Town Office, 1 Southern Bay Road, Penobscot, ME 04476;
3. Wright-Pierce, 99 Main Street, Topsham, ME 04086;
4. Construction Summary (Maine and NH) 734 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH 03104; and
5. Associated General Contractors of Maine, Inc., 188 Whitten Road, Augusta, ME 04330.
6. Dodge Data and Analytics/Dodge Reports (http://construction.com).

The Issuing Office is Wright-Pierce. Bidding Documents may be obtained in hard copy and PDF format on-line at www.wright-pierce.com/projects.aspx. Partial sets will not be distributed.

To be considered a responsive Bidder, the Contractor shall have obtained at least one set of Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office. To meet this requirement and to establish the record of receipt, a prospective Bidder must obtain Bidding Documents using the name that is to appear on the Bid Form.

A pre-bid conference will be held at the project site at the boat launch near the outlet of Wight Pond in the Town of Penobscot on April 5th at 10:00 a.m. Attendance and participation at the pre-bid meeting is not mandatory, but is encouraged.

The Town of Penobscot reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any technical or legal deficiencies, and to accept any Bid that it may deem to be in the best interest of the Town.

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Town of Penobscot

PIERCE POND FISH PASSAGE IMPROVEMENTS
PENOBSCOT, MAINE
Sealed bids for the PIERCE POND FISH PASSAGE IMPROVEMENTS will be received by Wright-Pierce (on behalf of the Town of Penobscot) at 99 Main Street in Topsham, ME 04086 until 2:00 p.m. local time, on April 18th. Bids submitted after this time will not be accepted. Each bidder must submit a single sealed envelope, the outside of which must be clearly marked “Bid for the Pierce Pond Fish Passage Improvements – Town of Penobscot “.

The work involves the reconstruction of the existing earthen dam embankment, as well as rebuilding the concrete boat launch ramp. A “nature-like” stone pool and weir fishway will be constructed at the outlet, along with an expanded gravel viewing area with an informational kiosk. The fishway weirs will consist of large natural stones embedded into surface of the stream channel.

Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the following locations:
1. Wright-Pierce Online Plan Room ( www.wright-pierce.com/projects.aspx );
2. Penobscot Town Office, 1 Southern Bay Road, Penobscot, ME 04476;
3. Wright-Pierce, 99 Main Street, Topsham, ME 04086;
4. Construction Summary (Maine and NH) 734 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH 03104; and
5. Associated General Contractors of Maine, Inc., 188 Whitten Road, Augusta, ME 04330.
6. Dodge Data and Analytics/Dodge Reports (http://construction.com).

The Issuing Office is Wright-Pierce. Bidding Documents may be obtained in hard copy and PDF format on-line at www.wright-pierce.com/projects.aspx. Partial sets will not be distributed.

To be considered a responsive Bidder, the Contractor shall have obtained at least one set of Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office. To meet this requirement and to establish the record of receipt, a prospective Bidder must obtain Bidding Documents using the name that is to appear on the Bid Form.

A pre-bid conference will be held at the project site at the boat launch near the outlet of Pierce Pond in the Town of Penobscot on April 5th at 12:00 p.m. (noon). Attendance and participation at the pre-bid meeting is not mandatory, but is encouraged.

The Town of Penobscot reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any technical or legal deficiencies, and to accept any Bid that it may deem to be in the best interest of the Town.

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The Jackson Laboratory

Notice is hereby given that the Jackson Laboratory will receive sealed Bids for the Transformer | Switch Gear | Conductor Installation at the Building 250 Ellsworth Expansion, Ellsworth, Maine in accordance with the Invitation to Bid, Bid Form, Agreement, General Conditions, Supplemen-tary Conditions, Specifications, and Drawings. This project will be funded in part by the Economic Development Administration (EDA# 01-01-14689) and the successful bidder will have to meet all the requirements of the funding agency. Failure to comply with any of these conditions may result in the Bidder being determined non-responsive and therefore, not entitled to the award of this contract.

Sealed Bids will be received at the Jackson Laboratory Building 250 Site, 21 Kingsland Crossing, Ellsworth, Maine 04605 until 3:00 p.m., Local Time, on Monday, April 10, 2017, and then publicly opened and read aloud. The Bid should be clearly marked “The Jackson Labora-tory – Transformer | Switch Gear | Conductor Installation at the Building 250 Ellsworth Expansion”. For mailed Bids, see suggested Instructions to Bidders Article 15.01. A non-mandatory Pre-Bid meeting will be held on-site on April 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m., Local Time.

The work shall consist of the following: Installation of a pad mounted switch gear to be Model/Catalog Number 934134-P4-T3-S-L2-M3-O as manufactured by S&C Electric Company (or approved equal); installation of two – three phase transformers to be 60 Hz-2000.0kVA-KNAN 65 AWR FR3 HV 34500GY/19920 125kV BIL LV 480Y/277 30kV BIL 5.73%IZ Cooper Power Series (or approved equal); installation of (3) power conductors consisting of 35Kv 1/0 Copper EPR Tape Shield Power Cables and (1) Bare 4/0 Copper Neutral/Equipment Ground from EMERA installed 8′-10″ precast manhole to the installed switch gear; Installation of 3# 1/0 MV-105, 35kV, CU, XPLE and 1# 600v CU. Grd. From the switch gear to each installed transformer vault (3); installation of nine runs of 4-600 KCMIL AL per duct bank from each transformer vault (3) to the building foundation. An additional 90 feet of conductor will be coiled up inside of foundation for distribution inside building by others. The project shall be substantially completed within 14 days and completed and ready for final payment within 21 days.

The Project Manual may be examined at the following locations:

CES, Inc., 465 South Main Street, Brewer, Maine 04412

Copies of the Project Manual (paper and/or digital) may be obtained at CES, Inc. located at 465 South Main Street, P.O. Box 639, Brewer, Maine, 04412 on or about Monday, March 20, 2017. There is a non-refundable payment of $100.00 for each set. Bidders must purchase a Project Manual for their bid to be considered.

Bid Security in the amount of five percent of the Total Bid must be submitted as part of the bid. The Bid Security may be either a proposal guarantee bond executed by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Maine or a certified check drawn upon a bank within the State of Maine. No Bid may be withdrawn for at least 60 days after receipt of Bids unless released by the Owner. Bids submitted without Bid Security and completed certification forms will not be considered.

Disclaimer: Any awarded contract is expected to be funded, in part, by the Economic Develop-ment Administration. Neither the Economic Development Administration nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to the contract. The Contractor must comply with all associated requirements as stated herein.

The Jackson Laboratory reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any technical or legal deficiencies, to reject any unbalanced bids, to accept any Bid that it may deem to be in the best interests of the Owner, to negotiate the Contract Price with any Bidder, and to omit any item or items deemed advisable for the interest of the Owner.

March 23, 2017 Owner: The Jackson Laboratory

Town of Southwest Harbor

The town of Southwest Harbor is soliciting bids for removing and installing a new roof system over a portion of the Harbor House on Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME. Plans and specifications can be obtained through Maine Coast Engineering, 254 Main Street, Southwest Harbor ME 04679, 207-244-8309 or by email: pcarroll@mainecoastengineering.com. Sealed bids are due April 14, 2017 by noon. The bid package shall include previous history of jobs similar to this and two written recommendations. Bidders will be evaluated by best value, therefore, price, past experience and recommendations will all be a factor in the final decision.

Town of Orland

REQUEST FOR BIDS FOR A
1 YEAR SNOW REMOVAL AND SANDING CONTRACT

The Town of Orland is accepting bids from qualified contractors to provide snow removal and sanding services for one (1) year, beginning October 15, 2017 through May 15, 2018. Total road mileage is approximately 32.50 miles plus the Town Office, Community Center, Buck Park parking area, the Fire Station yard, and the two (2) sewer pump stations and proposed transfer station.

Prospective bidders may request a bid package from the Town of Orland Town Office by calling 469-3186 or writing to the Town of Orland, PO Box 67, Orland, ME 04472.

Sealed bids marked “Snow Removal Bid” must be received at the Town Office no later than 4:00 p.m. April 14, 2017. The bids will be opened publicly on April 20, 2017 at
7:00 p.m. at the regular Selectman’s meeting.

The Town of Orland reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Southwest Harbor School Department

For Sale by Bid

• 2005 72 Passenger Diesel School Bus with
wheelchair lift

For more information call Larry Alley 207.244.5502

Please send bids to:
Nancy Thurlow, Business Manager
Superintendent’s Office
P.O. Box 60
1081 Eagle Lake Road
Mount Desert, ME 04660
Phone: 207.288.5049
Fax: 207.288.5071

Bids are due no later than 12:00 noon on March 31, 2017

Regional School Unit 24

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
LAWN MOWING/TRIMMING SERVICES

Cave Hill School and Athletic Fields – Eastbrook
Ella Lewis School and Athletic Fields – Steuben
Peninsula School and Athletic Fields – Prospect Harbor
RSU 24 Adult Education – Sullivan
RSU 24 District Services Facility – Sullivan

Regional School Unit #24 is seeking proposals to provide lawn mowing and trimming services at five (5) locations for the 2017 season. Work includes professional mowing of all lawns and athletic fields, roadsides, and traffic islands. It also includes trimming along fence lines, the edges of buildings and outbuildings, playground equipment, other external fixtures, and other areas that may not be reached by mowers. Each site must be done in its entirety at regular intervals. Contractors may bid on all locations, a single location, or a combination of locations. Contractors must supply their own materials, equipment, and labor. Pricing should be expressed in terms of a price per job. The frequency of jobs is to be determined by school principals, the Adult Education Director, or by the RSU 24 Facilities Director or Maintenance Supervisor. It is strongly recommended that bidders visit any locations being considered before submitting bids. Questions should be directed to Gordon Harrington, Maintenance Supervisor at 460-1225. The successful bidder will provide invoices by the 30th of each month for each location for which services are provided. Proposals, with proof of liability insurance coverage attached, should be submitted in writing by 4:30 P.M. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to: Business Manager, Regional School Unit #24, 2165 US Highway 1, Sullivan ME 04664. Bids may also be submitted electronically by fax to 422-2029 or as e-mail attachment to dbridgham@rsu24.org.

Regional School Unit #24 reserves the right, at its’ sole discretion, to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
PARKING LOT SWEEPING

CAVE HILL SCHOOL – EASTBROOK
ELLA LEWIS SCHOOL – STEUBEN
MOUNTAIN VIEW SCHOOL – SULLIVAN
PENINSULA SCHOOL – PROSPECT HARBOR
SUMNER MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL – SULLIVAN
RSU 24 DISTRICT SERVICES FACILITY – SULLIVAN

Regional School Unit #24 is accepting proposals for sweeping and dirt/debris removal from walkways, driveways and parking areas at six of its facilities.

The work must be completed during the spring recess between April 15 and April 23. The driveways and parking areas must be swept completely including areas abutting curbs, lawns, fixtures and structures. Bidders should expect that dirt that had accumulated on lawns and athletic fields may have been swept onto driveway and parking surfaces prior the April recess. Removal of this material is expected as part of the proposal. Swept up dirt and debris must be disposed of off-site or at an on-site location approved in advance by the RSU #24 Maintenance Supervisor or the building’s Principal or Custodian. RSU 24 has an established disposal location at Sumner Memorial High School that contractors may utilize if arrangements have been made in advance. Questions may be directed to Maintenance Supervisor Gordon Harrington at 460-1225. Contractors submitting proposals must indicate the type of equipment that they propose to use and provide assurances that the contractor has adequate contingencies in the case of equipment malfunction or breakdown.

Proposals must be expressed in terms of price per location. Payment will be made within 14 days of completion of the work and submission of an invoice(s). Prospective contractors may submit proposals on an individual location, all locations, or any combination. However, the proposal must provide a separate quote for each location. The selected contractor also must submit a separate invoice for each location once the work has been completed.

Proposals, with proof of liability insurance coverage attached, must be submitted in writing by 4:30 P.M. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to: Attn: Sweeping Bids, Regional School Unit 24, 2165 US Highway 1, Sullivan, ME 04664. Proposals may be delivered, mailed, submitted by fax (422-2029), or as e-mail attachment to dbridgham@rsu24.org.

Regional School Unit #24 reserves the right, at its’ sole discretion, to accept and/or reject any and all proposals.