Farmington Volunteer Fire Association is now accepting bids for the 2018-2019 snow plow season.
Sealed bids must be delivered before 10/4/2018 at 1830hrs
Picking up and dropping off of bid forms can be made by calling 585-750-4492
SNOW REMOVAL SPECIFICATIONS
The work to be performed consists principally of furnishing all equipment and labor required to perform SNOW REMOVAL of the parking lots and truck aprons of the Farmington Volunteer Fire Association, Inc.’s stations at 135 Hook Rd (#1) and 1225 Hook Rd (#2). The period of time for the snow removal will be from November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019.
SUMMARY OF SNOW PLOWING WORK:
It is hereby understood that snow plowing of all snow at the Farmington Volunteer Fire Association, Inc. fire stations is to be performed as follows:
- Snow removal is to begin upon the arrival of a maximum depth of three (3) inches, which will require removal and disposal on site. The maximum allowable intervals are to be four (4) hours per five (5) inches of measurable snowfall. The measurement of snow if necessary shall be taken in the middle of the parking lots.
- In the event of wet or slush snowfall, it is hereby understood that this type of snow removal must be performed before freezing and the formation of a hard crust or crust of ruts.
- All snow is to be removed by plow, or other means from driveways, parking lots, and truck bay aprons in their entirety. No snow is to be disposed of in a manner that would interfere with the parking or moving of vehicles.
- In the event of an extended snow storm, snow removal and related plowing is to be performed at a rate that will allow the fire apparatus to function their emergency tasks with minimum interference. The President, Vice President, and/or Chief shall determine the necessary interval to continue emergency operations.
‘ Bidder will provide a valid certificate of insurance with a minimum of $1,000,000.00 coverage.
Bidders shall prove a sequence of anticipated time in which the Owner can be ensured uninterrupted service in the Owners daily emergency operations.
In the event that the owner’s service is interrupted by failure to remove snow, at either fire station, the President, Vice President or Chief of the Fire Association shall notify the bidder.
It shall be the BIDDERS OBLIGATION to_restore any and all damage to the existing lawns surrounding the parking areas and driveways that is caused by the bidder in the snow removal process.
PROOF OF INSURANCE
Bidder will provide a valid certificate of insurance with a minimum of $1,000,000.00 coverage.
UNIT OF PAYMENT:
All required work for this bid will be included in ONE LUMP SUM BID AMOUNT. This shall include all the work included in the summary and final restoration.
Payment for the accepted bid shall be as follows:
‘ The first installment payment will be 50% of the lump sum bid amount and shall be paid on January 15, 2019.
‘ The second installment payment will be the remaining 50% of the lump sum bid amount and shall be paid on April 15, 2019.
BID OPENING: Opening and awarding of bids shall occur on Thursday October 4, 2018 at 7:00P.M. at Farmington Station #1 135 Hook Road. Notification of acceptance will be by phone that evening. Questions may be directed to Larry Bassett at (585)924-363