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

Clayton Roof Project

Sealed bids for the furnishing of all labor, equipment and material necessary for the Village of Clayton Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and Water Treatment Plant (WTP), Roof Rehabilitation Project, Contract No. 1 – General Construction will be received by the Development Authority of the North Country at the Warneck Pump Station, 23557 NYS Route 37, Watertown, New York 13601 until 1:00 p.m. local time Thursday August 20, 2015, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Bids will be received for the following Contract:

Contract No. 1 – General Construction – Base Bid

Village of Clayton Wastewater Treatment Plant and Water Treatment Plant, Roof Rehabilitation, Base Bid – Remove the existing roofing and appurtenances, including asbestos abatement as identified in the asbestos survey. Furnish and install new vapor barrier, rigid board insulation, and fully adhered EPDM membrane and all appurtenances.

Contract Documents, including Advertisement For Bids, Information For Bidders, Labor and Employment, Bid Documents, Agreement, Standard Terms & Conditions, Specifications, Contract Drawings and any Addenda, may be examined and downloaded electronically at no expense. To obtain the documents go to the Authority website at , “click” on “procurement” and then request the applicable contract at the bottom of the page. If you have issues downloading the document, contact Terri Belden via e-mail at

Each bid must be accompanied by security in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid in the form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. No Bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof.

This is an exempt capital improvement project, and Bidders shall not include in their bid sales and compensating use taxes on the cost of materials which are to be incorporated into the work and which are to be separately sold by the Contractor to the Village of Clayton prior to incorporation into the work of the Contract.

The attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract.

The right is reserved to waive any informalities in the Bid and to reject any or all Bids.

Bidders are advised that a Pre-Bid Conference will be held prior to bid submissions at the Village of Clayton WWTP, located at 100 Gardner Street, Clayton, New York 13624. Attendance by those proposing to submit bids is recommended. The conference will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at 1:00 P.M. The Contractor shall be responsible to obtain for himself, at his cost, any and all information required for the preparation of his proposal.

PROJDEV-07272015 Lead Based Paint

Pursuant to the policies and procedures of the Development Authority of the North Country (Authority), proposals are being solicited from certified lead-based paint firms able to perform lead risk assessments (LRAs) and provide scope of work write-ups for 10-12 single family homes in the City of Ogdensburg (City) and lead clearance as part of its Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). Lead Risk Assessments and Lead Based Paint Clearances must be in accordance with the 2012 HUD Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing and ASTM E2271. The Authority is providing grant administration and program delivery for the City’s CDBG program.

Authority Contact

Pursuant to State Finance Law 139-J and 139-K, the Authority designates Matt Taylor as the contact for this procurement, and shall be the only staff that can be contacted relative to this procurement.

Any questions concerning this procurement must be submitted via email to Matthew Taylor at (

Proposal Due Date

Proposals must be received by 3:00 PM on Wednesday August 26, 2015 at the Authority’s Administrative Office, Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington Street, Watertown, New York 13601.

One copy of the proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked CDBG LRA & Clearance written on the outside of the envelope. Proposals will not be accepted via fax or email. Proposals must be submitted to:

Matthew Taylor
Senior Project Development Specialist
Development Authority of the North Country
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Proposals received after the time and date specified above will not be accepted and will be returned.


The Development Authority of the North Country (Authority) is issuing this Invitation For Bids (IFB) for ONE, NEW MOTOR GRADER, AS SPECIFIED.  Sealed Bids will be accepted at the Solid Waste Management Facility until 2:00 PM on August 19, 2015 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 Commodities and other requirements can be downloaded from the Development Authority's website at The Authority utilizes the website download list of bidders to maintain contact for any changes or addendum to the IFB.   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 using the form included as Appendix E – Form 6.

All questions regarding this IFB should be e-mailed to the following point of contact:

Steve McElwain, Landfill Superintendent

Development Authority of the North Country

Solid Waste Management Facility

23400 NYS Route 177

Rodman, NY 13682

Office: 315-661-3236


Questions will be accepted until 3:00 PM on August 11, 2015. Answers shall be provided via email to all respective Bidders. 

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