Tompkins County
New York


Award of Bid - Construction of Food Scraps Transfer Building - Department of Recycling and Materials Management


Department:Recycling and Materials Management DepartmentSponsors:
Category:Solid Waste and Recycling Center


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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, the Department of Recycling and Materials Management received a $355,000 NYSDEC Climate Smart Communities grant to construct a building at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center (RSWC) for the transfer of source-separated food scraps for composting, and


              WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Finance Department has duly advertised bids for the Tompkins County Food Scraps Transfer Building, Contract #1- General Construction, and


              WHEREAS, one (1) bid was received for Contract #1, which was publicly opened and read on May 1, 2018, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Facilities and Infrastructure Committee, That the Tompkins County Food Scraps Transfer Building bid be accepted and awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as follows:


              Contract #1-General Construction       Elmira Structures, Inc.  $436,600.00


              RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or his designee is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Elmira Structures Inc., of Elmira, New York, and to execute change orders of up to ten (10) percent of the contract total,


              RESOLVED, further, That the Department of Recycling and Materials Management be authorized to implement this bid on behalf of the County, funds being available in Account No. HH8101.59239 Project #81.65 RSWC/Facility Upgrade.


Meeting History

May 17, 2018 3:00 PM  Facilities and Infrastructure Committee Regular Meeting

Ms. Eckstrom explained that this project will take approximately 120 days to complete. She stated the engineer and contractor have discussed the project and identified ways in which changes could be made to reduce the project cost. She said it was difficult to receive bids on this project because of the abundance of work contractors already have.

MOVER:Glenn Morey, Member
SECONDER:Anne Koreman, Vice Chair
AYES:David McKenna, Anne Koreman, Daniel Klein, Glenn Morey, Henry Granison
Jun 5, 2018 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
SECONDER:Deborah Dawson, Member
AYES:Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Anne Koreman, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler