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NOTICES TO BIDDERS
From
The Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority

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2011 COG Greenhouse Gas Reduction Policy (PDF)
2013 COG Environmental Purchasing Policy (PDF)

TITLE
PROCESS
DEADLINE &
BID OPENING
LOCATION
BOARD / AGENCY ACTION
2016

REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS
Oak Hall Reg. Park Driveway Project

  1. SPECS & FORMS OF PROPOSAL (PDF)
  2. PLAN SET (PDF)
Paper documents only Quotation Deadline:
Noon, Mon. 16 May 2016
at Stahl Sheaffer Engineering LLC, 301 Science Park Rd. #333, State College, PA 16803 (814) 689-1562
3 written quotations were submitted for consideration. The CRPR Authority Board awarded the contract to Ameron Construction Co. Inc. with the lowest quotation of $17,400.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

1. REBID: 2016 Mobile Food & Snack Concession License(s) for Oak Hall Reg. Park. RFP DOCUMENT & FORM OF PROPOSAL (PDF)

Sealed (paper) proposals only. The Notice to Food Concessionaires was published in the Centre Daily Times on 1 & 4 Apr 2016.

Proposal Deadline:
11 AM, Wed. 13 Apr 2016
COG Bldg. Forum Room
At the regular meeting on 21 Apr 2016, the Board:
1. Accepted the proposal from "409 Pizza & Wings" for Oak Hall Reg. Park,
2. Accepted the proposal from "LPC Catering & Concessions" for the Hess Field Complex.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

1. 2016 Mobile Food & Snack Concession License(s) at 4 locations. RFP DOCUMENT & FORM OF PROPOSAL (PDF)

2. 2016 Vending Machine Service License(s) at 4 locations.
RFP DOCUMENT & FORM OF PROPOSAL (PDF)

Sealed (paper) proposals only. The Notice to Bidders wasl published in the Centre Daily Times on 1 & 5 Feb 2016.

Proposal Deadline:
11 AM, Fri. 26 Feb 2016
COG Bldg. Forum Room

At the regular meeting on 24 Mar 2016, the Board:
1. Rejected the food concession proposals and authorized readvertising for proposals at Oak Hall Reg. Park.
2. Accepted the proposals from Bittner Vending, Kona Ice and Philly Pretzels.

2015

NOTICE TO BIDDERS: 
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center - Parking Lot Addition

Notice to Bidders (PDF)

Electronic Bids only.
Contract Documents are available at no cost at http://www.PennBid.net.
Prevailing wage rates must apply to this project.

REVISED eBid Deadline:
1 PM, Mon. 28 Sep 2015 Wed. 30 Sep 2015
The electronic bids will be opened and read publicly at the CRPR Offices.

The Authority Board met for a Special Meeting at 12:15 PM on Friday, 2 Oct 2015, at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. The Board accepted the bid from the low bidder, Landserv Inc., Boalsburg, for a total price total amount not to exceed $168,050.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
Linden Hall Road Curb & Guiderail Addition

Notice to Bidders (PDF)

Electronic Bids only.
Contract Documents are available at no cost at http://www.PennBid.net.
Prevailing wage rates will NOT apply to this project.

REVISED eBid Deadline:
1 PM, Mon. 28 Sep 2015 Wed. 30 Sep 2015
The electronic bids will be opened and read publicly at the CRPR Offices.
The Authority Board met for a Special Meeting at 12:15 PM on Friday, 2 Oct 2015, at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. The Board voted to reject the sole bid submitted since it far exceeded the project budget. The project will be rebid in time for the Spring 2016 construction season.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
John Hess Softball Complex
Driveway Improvement Project

Notice to Bidders (PDF)

Electronic Bids only.
Contract Documents were available at no cost at http://www.PennBid.net

eBid Deadline:
1 PM, Wed. 22 Apr 2015
The electronic bids were opened at the CRPR Offices.
Based upon the 3 bids submitted, on 23 Apr 2015 the Board awarded the contract to the lowest bidder, Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. in the amount of $87,609.00

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
Portable Toilet Rentals & Services
for 24 Months

(1 Apr 2015 thru 31 Mar 2017)
BID SPECS & FORM OF PROPOSAL (PDF)

Sealed (paper) proposals only.

Legal Ad in CDT on 21 & 25 Jan 2015

Bid Deadline:
11 AM, Fri. 6 Feb 2015
COG Bldg. Forum Room
On 19 Feb 2015, the Board voted to award the 24-month contract to the sole bidder, Robinson Septic Service Inc., Bellefonte.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

1. 2015 Mobile Food & Snack Concession License(s) at 4 locations.
RFP DOCUMENT & FORM OF PROPOSAL (PDF)

2. 2015 Vending Machine Service License(s) at 4 locations.
RFP DOCUMENT & FORM OF PROPOSAL (PDF)

Sealed (paper) proposals only.

Legal Ad in CDT on 21 & 25 Jan 2015

Proposal Deadline:
11 AM, Fri. 6 Feb 2015
COG Bldg. Forum Room
On 19 Feb 2015, the Board voted to:
(1) award the license for noveltly concessions at 4 sites to Kader's Kona Ice Inc., Howard PA.
(2) award the vending machine license at 4 sites to the sole bidder, Bittner Vending Inc., Davidsville, PA.
On 19 Mar 2015, the Board voted to award a license for food concessions at Hess Softball Complex and Oak Hall Regional Park to M. Maranda dba Here's The Beef Inc.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
Swimming Pool Chemicals
for Summer 2015
    
BID SPECS & FORM OF PROPOSAL (PDF)

Sealed (paper) proposals only.

Legal Ad in CDT on 21 & 25 Jan 2015

Bid Deadline:
11 AM, Fri. 6 Feb 2015
COG Bldg. Forum Room
On 19 Feb 2015, the Board voted to award the 2015 contract to the lowest bidder, Univar Inc., Altoona.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:
Professional traffic/civil engineering consulting services

to improve the driveway at the Hess Field Complex. RFP Document (0.7 MB PDF)

Sealed (paper) proposals only.
Propsal Deadline:
10 AM on Monday, 5 Jan 2015.
CRPR Offices / COG Bldg.
The Authority Board received proposals from 3 firms. On 15 Jan 2015 they voted to accept the proposal from Stahl-Sheaffer Engineering, State College, in the amount of $19,703, the lowest-priced proposal submitted.
2014
Notice to Bidders:
SWIMMING POOL CHEMICALS
For Summer 2014
  Bid Ad (PDF)     
             Link to PennBid.net
Sealed eBid -
Online Only

eBid Deadline:
1:00 PM, Thu. 6 Mar 2014
On-line opening.

Based upon THIS BID SUMMARY (PDF), on 20 Mar 2014 the Board awarded the contract to the low bidder: Main Pool & Chemical Co Inc., Dupont PA.

Notice to Bidders:
FOOD & SNACK CONCESSION PROPOSALS
For Summer 2014                 
Bid Ad (PDF)
BID DOCUMENTS (PDF):

  1. Vending Machine Service/Supply
  2. Mobile Food & Snack Concession Services

Sealed (paper) proposals only

Ad in CDT:
12 & 16 Feb 2014

Bid Deadline:
11 AM, Fri. 14 Mar 2014
COG Bldg. Forum Room

On 20 Mar 2014 the Board voted to issue Concession Permits to Bittner Vending, Happy Valley Ices LLC and Kader's Kona Ices Inc, pending final schedules to be specified by staff. 

For food services, on 15 May 2014 the Board authorized a permit to M. Miranda for 2014 services at the Hess Field Complex.

Notice to Bidders:
SYNTHETIC TURF - SUPPLY & INSTALL
at Park Forest Comm. Swimming Pool

     Bid Ad (PDF)    BID DOCUMENTS:

Sealed (paper) proposals only

Ad in CDT:
16 & 20 Mar 2014

Bid Deadline:
9 AM
Th 3 Apr 2014
COG Bldg. Forum Room
Two sealed bids were opened. Both bids exceed budgeted funds. As a result, at their regular meeting on 17 Apr 2014, the Authority Board voted to reject the bids and cancel the project.

Notice to Bidders:
PARK TREE BID - SUPPLY & PLANT
at Oak Hall Regional Park, Boalsburg PA

     Bid Ad (PDF)    BID DOCUMENTS:

Sealed (paper) proposals only

Ad in CDT:
4 & 8 Apr 2014

Bid Deadline:
11 AM
Tu 15 Apr 2014
COG Bldg. Forum Room

BID TAB (PDF)

At their regular meeting on 17 Apr 2014, the Authority Board accepted the low bid from Scott's Landscaping Inc.
2013

Notice to Bidders:
CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS FOR

OAK HALL REGIONAL PARK -  PHASE 1
(1) Site General,
(2) Building General,
(3) Building Electrical
(4) Building Plumbing/HVAC.  Bid Ad - PDF

Sealed eBid -
Online Only

eBid Deadline: 
11 AM on Mo 7 Jan 2013.

BID TABULATION POSTED
HERE (PDF 150 KB)

STATUS:
The Board awarded the contracts at their 17 Jan and 21 Feb 2013 meetings, by adopting this PDF resolution.

REQUEST FOR BIDS / PROPOSALS
Bid Ad (PDF)

1. 2013 Mobile Food & Snack Concesssion License(s):

2. 2013 Vending Machine Service License(s):

3. 2013-2015 Portable Toilet Rental & Services Contract

Request for Bids / Proposals -
Sealed, paper-based bids only

Sealed, paper Proposal
Deadline:

11:00 AM, Fri. 15 Mar 2013 at the CRPR Offices, COG Building, 2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA. 16801.

Based upon this PDF summary, the proposals were considered at the CRRA Board meeting on 21 March 2013:
1. No proposals were submitted, so this RFP will be re-issued as authorized by the Authority at their 21 March meeting.
2. Awarded to Bittner Vending Inc., who submitted the sole proposal and provided services in prior summers.
3. Awarded to Robinson Septic Service Inc., the low bidder based upon unit prices and the selected alternates.

Notice to Bidders:
UV WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS

Park Forest Community Swimming Pool
Bid Ad (PDF)             Link to PennBid.Net

Sealed eBid -
Online Only
eBid Deadline:
11:00 AM, Wed. 17 Apr 2013
On-line opening.
On 18 Apri 2013, the CRRA Board voted to table action on all bids until their 16 May 2013 meeting.

Notice to FOOD CONCESSION FIRMS:
Proposals are invited for food / novelty items at the Hess Field Complex and the two community swimming pools, per THIS PDF document.

Request for Bids / Proposals -
Sealed, paper-based bids only
Sealed, paper Proposal
Deadline:
11:00 AM, Fri. 3 May 2013 at the CRPR Offices, COG Building, 2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA. 16801
The CRRA Board authorized the issuance of licenses to Rita's Water Ice and to Kader's Kona Ice at their 16 May 2013 meeting.

Request for Quotes -
COMPOST HAULING SERVICES:

The Authority invites bids for the scheduled hauling and delivery of approximately 1,700 cu. yards of UAJA-Compost for the amendment of topsoil at Oak Hall Regional Park, per THIS PDF document. This is a prevailing wage rate project.
ADDENDUM (posted 5 Jun 2013):
1. Bid Clarification #1: Prevailing Wages (PDF)
2. Prevailing Wage Rates (PDF)

Request for Bids / Proposals -
Sealed, paper-based bids only.

Sealed, paper Proposal
Deadline:

11:00 AM, Fri. 14 June 2013 at the CRPR Offices, COG Building, 2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA. 16801

ATTN: Doug Wenger

Bid Results (PDF)

The Authority Board awarded the bid to the low bidder (CMJ Hauling Inc.) at their 20 Jun 2013 meeting.

PennBid Logo used by permission.Contractors & vendors are invited (where specified above) to bid/quote on furnishing products and services to the Authority / Agency. When feasible, the Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority limits paper-based bidding in favor of electronic procurement via the PennBid Program, as authorized by the Commonwealth and, in Feb. 2011, by the CRPR Authority Board.

Each vendor/bidder must register at www.PennBid.net with a one-time, no-cost process. Once registered, vendors will also gain access to bid opportunities from over 130 PA agencies and private firms. All documents are available online - plus registrants may prepare, submit and update quotations or sealed bids until the official deadline for that solicitation. Registrants can also be automatically notified of other opportunities that match their products and services.  The Authority, other vendors or other bidders do not have access to registrant bid information before the official deadline. Please note that PennBid.net is not an auction-style web service; it is a platform for the quotation and sealed-bid process. PennBid Instructions To Bidders (PDF)  The minimum award fee is $100. All service fees are capped.  PennBid service fees are paid only by the winning vendor(s): Fixed Fee Contracts: 1/4 of 1% (.0025); Term Contracts: 1/8th of 1% (.00125) of expected contract value.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed electronic bids will be accepted online by the Centre Region Parks and Recreation (CRPR) Authority via the PennBid Program for two separate projects: (1) the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center Parking Addition, and (2) the Linden Hall Road (S.R. 2004) Curb & Guiderail Addition Project.  Electronic Bids will be accepted until 1:00 PM, prevailing time, on Mon., 28 Sept 2015, at which time the e-bids will be opened publicly and read aloud at the CRPR Authority Office, 2643 Gateway Dr., State College, PA. 
1) Millbrook Marsh Nature Center Parking Addition: Construction of an additional gravel parking with 84 parking spaces, ADA paved parking areas & walkways, concrete sidewalks, access drives, vegetated swales, stormwater mgmt. facilities and rain gardens.  Project is located at 548 Puddintown Road in College Twp.  Prevailing wage rates apply for this project.
2) Linden Hall Road (S.R. 2004) Curb and Guiderail Addition: Construction of approx. 111 lineal feet of 4” high concrete curb along the northern side of Linden Hall Rd. (S.R.2004), starting approx. 60’ west of the Spring Creek bridge abutment located at Segment 0010, Offset 280 and running along the shoulder of S.R. 2004.  Existing guiderail will be removed & replaced with proposed guiderail with turn-down termination, and a rock slope protection will be installed for stormwater mgmt.  Prevailing wage rate are NOT required for this project.
Contract Documents are available at no cost at www.PennBid.net or may be examined at the CRPR Authority Offices. Bids shall be valid for sixty (60) days from the date of opening unless extended otherwise by mutual written agreement between the OWNER and BIDDER, and by action of the Authority Board.  All bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified check in the amount of 10% of the bid.  The CRPR Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any bid formalities.

 

 

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