PLUMBING CONTRACTOR PRE-QUALIFICATION
CITY OF KINGSTON, N.Y.
OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM
The Office of Economic & Community Development will accept Pre-qualification applications from plumbing contractors interested in bidding on upcoming lead water service line replacement projects in Mid-Town Kingston. The City of Kingston has been awarded $544,000 by the NYS Department of Health and anticipates replacing 85 individual lead water service lines with the value of individual bid packages estimated to range from $3,000 to $5,500 per project.
Generally, projects will include excavation, removal, and disposal of existing lead water service lines from the water main to the water meter. Contractors will replace old water lines with new copper service including curb box, tap and reconnecting to water meter. Finish work will include bedding, filling service ditch, grading and seeding of lawn, sidewalk repair and street repair.
Pre-qualification applications will be available beginning Monday, March 26, 2018, on the City of Kingston web site www.kingston-ny.gov or may be picked up at the City of Kingston Office of Economic & Community Development located at 420 Broadway, City Hall, Kingston, NY 12401. Contractors must hold a City of Kingston plumbing license in order to participate in this program. Minority Business Enterprises (MBE`s) and Women Business Enterprises (WBE`s) are strongly encouraged to pre-qualify with the intention to bid on the upcoming lead water service line replacement projects.
Completed pre-qualification applications, along with a W-9 form, must be received at the City of Kingston Office of Economic & Community Development, 420 Broadway, City Hall, Kingston, NY 12401 on or before 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
Only pre-qualified contractors will be allowed to bid on Lead Service Line Replacement Program projects. It is the sole responsibility of the Contractor to submit an application for pre-qualification within the time frame stated above. Contractors will be notified of their status within two weeks of the pre-qualification submittal deadline.
Questions regarding the Lead Service Line Replacement Program contractor pre-qualification applications should be directed to:
Housing Rehabilitation Specialist
Office of Economic & Community Development
420 Broadway, City Hall, Kingston, NY 12401