Public Notice November 26, 2016

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 10:00am

Town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island
Block Island, RI  02807
Sealed bids from contractors will be received by TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM, BLOCK ISLAND, RHODE ISLAND until December 13, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. for the Fred Benson Beach Pavilion Renovations at the office of the Town Manager, New Shoreham Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI and at that time and place, bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Scope of Work includes selective demolition, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and roofing work. Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of the Town Manager, New Shoreham Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island, RI between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, starting November 11, 2016, There is a $25.00 non-refundable charge for each of the Contract Documents.  Check shall be made payable to “Town of New Shoreham”.  ONLY ONE SET PER CONTRACTOR WILL BE PROVIDED.   
Bidders requesting Contract Documents by mail (via Federal Express only) shall forward a separate, non-refundable check (payable to the “Town of New Shoreham.”) in the amount of $25.00 per set to cover costs of handling. Plans and specs will not be shipped until the $25.00 fee  is received by the Town Manager’s Office.
A walk-through site visit will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 14, 2016. The walk through is not mandatory, however bidders are urged to attend. Transportation from the Block Island Ferry to the project site and back to the Ferry can be provided. The ferry leaves the mainland at 11:00 AM and leaves Block Island at 2:30 PM. Direct all questions to Samuel Bird, Facilities Manager, Town of New Shoreham, Block Island RI 02807  c: 617 538 7633.
No Bidder may withdraw their Bid for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, after the date of the opening of the Bids.
Each Bid shall be submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders and be accompanied by a Bid Security in the designated form in the amount of 5-percent (5%) of the Bid.  Bid Security will be refunded to all bidders following award and execution of the contract.
The successful bidder must furnish a 100% Construction Performance Bond and a 100% Construction Payment Bond with a Rhode Island licensed surety company acceptable to the Owner within 10 days of the Notice of Award.
Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids if deemed to be in its best interest. The Town reserves the right to accept the bid it deems most favorable to the interest of the Town of New Shoreham.
Bidders shall adhere to the provisions of State Labor Laws concerning payment of prevailing wages.
Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, entitled “Equal Employment Opportunity” (as amended by Executive Order 11375) and as supplemented in Department of Labor Regulations 41 CFR Part 60.  The requirements of Bidders and Contractors under this Order are explained in the Instructions to Bidders.
Minority business enterprises as defined by R.I. General Laws Section 37-14.1-3 shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of Subcontracts performed under this agreement.  The Contractor will take all reasonable steps in accordance with the regulations promulgated under Chapter 37-14.1 of the Rhode Island General Laws to ensure that minority business enterprises have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform subcontracts under this agreement.

Notice of Public Hearing
Proposed Amendment to New Shoreham General Ordinances
Chapter 19, Article III “Water District,” Division 2 - Established,
Section 19-241 – Plat and Lot Listing
Town Hall, Old Town Road
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
7:00 p.m.
The New Shoreham Town Council will hold a public hearing to consider amending New Shoreham’s Revised General Ordinances Chapter 19 Utilities, Article III Water District Division 2 - Established; Section 19-241 – Plat and lot listing - to add property.  
Property to be added to the Water District is:
PLAT        LOT      SUB               
10            41        0                
10            42        0        
10            43        0        
The Town Council will hold a public hearing on the foregoing at the time and place above, when all persons for or against may be heard and the Town Council may act on this proposal and/or amendments hereto.
Individuals requesting interpreter services for the hearing impaired must call (401) 466-3200 forty-eight hours in advance of the meeting date.  TTY: 711.  
Posted:     November 21, 2016
Hearing:    December 21, 2016                                   Town Clerk Fiona Fitzpatrick