Tompkins County
New York


Award of Bid - Passenger Boarding Bridge – Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport


Category:Agreements, Bids, ContractsFunctions:Airport


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              WHEREAS, the Finance Department has duly advertised for bids to purchase a Passenger Boarding Bridge for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and


              WHEREAS, four (4) bids were duly received for the General Contractor for the Passenger Boarding Bridge and three (3) bids were duly received for the Electrical Contractor as follows:



              RJ Ortlieb Construction, Inc.                             $687,000

              Murnane Building Contractors                            $709,000

              Bouley Associates                                          $777,000

              Welliver McGuire                                          $810,700



Patricia Electric                                                        $130,365

Matco Electric                                                        $132,000

Huen Electric                                                        $143,350

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              WHEREAS, after consultation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), RJ Ortlieb Construction, Inc., of Baldwinsville, NY, and Patricia Electric of Syracuse, NY, are the lowest responsible bidders, and will be awarded the bid for the Passenger Boarding Bridget for a total cost of $817,365, and


              WHEREAS, the budget for said Passenger Boarding Bridge is as follows:


FAA   (90%)                                                                                                                $735,629

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) (5%)                            $  40,868

Passenger Facility Charges (PFC’s) (5%)                                                        $  40,868

(Pending finalization and approval of PFC Application)

Total                                                                                                  $817,365


, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the Passenger Boarding Bridge bid be awarded to RJ Ortlieb Construction, Inc., and Patricia Electric, as the lowest responsible bidders with a combined bid of $817,365,


RESOLVED, further, That the local share is derived from PFC’s pending finalization and approval of the PFC application and that the Finance Director be and hereby is authorized to advance payments for this piece of equipment until reimbursement is received from the FAA and NYSDOT. The total Grant Award from the FAA is $870,764 with a total project cost of $967,515 the additional funds covering the costs of the engineering contracts and administrative costs.




Meeting History

Sep 11, 2017 5:15 PM  Facilities and Infrastructure Committee Special Meeting
MOVER:Michael Sigler, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, Vice Chair
AYES:David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler, Daniel Klein
EXCUSED:Peter Stein
Sep 11, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Special Meeting
MOVER:David McKenna, Member
SECONDER:James Dennis, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne
AYES:Will Burbank, James Dennis, Rich John, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED:Carol Chock, Anna Kelles, Peter Stein