The Development Authority of the North Country is a New York State public benefit corporation.  To view its procurement policy please click here.


The Development Authority of the North Country (Authority) is soliciting bids for the Tupper Lake to Long Lake Optical Fiber Extension Project for the Telecom Division.

This is a Public Works project, therefore, Contractor and its subcontractors must pay at least the prevailing wage rate and pay or provide the prevailing supplements, including the premium rates for overtime pay, as determined by the State Labor Department in accordance with the Labor Law. This public work contract is covered by Article 8 of the Labor Law, the Contractor understands and agrees that the filing of payrolls in a manner consistent with Subdivision 3-a of Section 220 of the Labor Law shall be a condition precedent to payment by the Authority of any Authority approved sums due and owing for work done upon the project.

Sealed bids will be accepted at Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington Street 4th floor suite 406 Watertown, NY 13601 until 1:30pm on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at which time they will be publicly opened and read.

One contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder submitting a bid that complies with all requirements. Complete details on the scope of services requested and other requirements can be downloaded from the Development Authority’s website at Click on the the link: to Access the DANC FTP site to down load Construction Package.

The Development Authority reserves the right to reject any or all Bids received or to award partial Bids to more than one Bidder.

Primary Point of Contact:
Pursuant to New York State Finance Law §§ 139-j and 139-k (the Procurement Lobbying Law), the Authority has designated one person who may be contacted by Bidders regarding this procurement and shall require disclosure from Bidders of persons or organizations designated, retained or employed to attempt to influence the procurement process.

All questions regarding this IFB should be e-mailed to the following point of contact:
Robert J. Durantini Jr. PMP Director Network Facilities & Construction
Development Authority of the North Country
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Office: (315) 661-3200

Answers shall be provided via email to all respective bidders. Questions will be accepted until 1:30pm on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

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