Town Board: Town Hall Snow/Ice Control Bids:
The Town of Ancram is accepting bids for Ancram Town Hall snow/ice control services. Specifications are: The entire Town Hall parking area will be plowed clear of snow and salt/ice melt applied. Snow will be piled up away from the Town Hall at the far end of the parking lot. Access to the mail box and dumpster must be maintained.The Town Hall sidewalks will be shoveled clear of snow and ice melt applied. If freezing rain or sleet accumulates, sand and/or salt/ice melt will be applied to the parking area and sidewalks. Plowing, shoveling, and melt application must be completed before 9:00 am for any overnight snow accumulation of one inch or more, or for substantial freezing rain/sleet accumulation. If snowfall continues during the day to at least one inch of additional accumulation, or if substantial freezing rain/sleet accumulates, plowing, shoveling, and sand/melt application will be repeated between 4:00 and 6:00 pm if an evening meeting or public event is scheduled. The contractor will be provided a calendar of scheduled meetings and events at Town Hall. The contractor may be contacted to remove snow/ice at any time for Town Court arraignments, sheriff patrol access, or as directed by the Building Superintendent or Town Supervisor. Only ice melt that will not harm concrete or plants will be applied to sidewalks. Contractor is responsible for providing the above services and materials from November 15to April 15, must provide Certificates of Insurance for General Liability and Workers Compensation with $1 million coverage and $2 million aggregate for the working season, and may bid on a 1-year, 3-year, or 5-year term. Bids must be for the entire cost for the November 15 to April 15 period; payments will be paid in five installments, December through April. The Town reserves the right to cancel the contract for unsatisfactory performance, which will be determined by the Town Board at its sole discretion. Bids will be accepted at the Ancram Town Clerk’s Office, 1416 County Route 7, Ancram, NY 12502, during regular business hours Weds & Thurs, 10 am to 2 pm and Sat, 9:30 am to 12 noon, and must be submitted not later than 12 noon, Saturday, October 14, 2017. The Ancram Town Board will review bids at its meeting on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7 pm. The Town Board reserves the right to reject all bids at its sole discretion.