Legal Advertising – Bids and Proposals – 7-29-20

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
SANITARY AUTHORITY
PUBLIC NOTICE
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) is accepting proposals from Professional Investment Management Firms who wish to be considered for providing the following:
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE PENSION PLAN FOR MANAGEMENT
EMPLOYEES OF THE
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
SANITARY AUTHORITY
The Request for Proposal is managed by Cerity Partners Retirement Plan Advisors, LLC. Interested Parties shall submit their RFP response to: https://my.rfp360.com/public/rfp/9d80f8b7-0688-4597-9d58-8d3fcdcdf52a.
All questions regarding the RFP should be submitted via RFP360 or e-mail to Neal Smith, Cerity Partners at
nsmith@ceritypartners.com.
The Selected Firm will provide all necessary services to manage the Investment Portfolio of the Pension Plan for Management Employees of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority.
ALCOSAN intends to award the services to one firm to perform all of the services. All submittals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2020. It is the Consultant’s responsibility to ensure the documents have been received. Late submittals will not be considered. The Request for Proposal may be obtained by visiting: https://www.alcosan.org/work-with-us/planned-and-active-bids
William H. Inks, CPA
Director, Finance and
Administration

 

PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Electronic Proposals will be received online at the Port Authority of Allegheny County’s Ebusiness website (http://ebusiness.portauthority.org).
Proposals/bid submittals will be due 11:00 a.m. on August 25, 2020 and will be read at 11:15 a.m., the same day, at Port Authority’s Heinz location (Please contact the respective Contract Specialist for Tele-Conference dial-in information for the Bid Opening), for the following:

Electronic Proposal – Ebusiness website (http://ebusiness.portauthority.org)

Bid Number Bid Name
1 B200543R Precast Concrete Grade Crossings
2 B200650A Cleaning of Oil & Water Separators
3 B200437AR Antifreeze / Coolant – Ready to Use
4 B200653A Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid
5 B200651A Rock Salt – Bagged
6 REV200759A Wabash Parking Facility Lease

No bidder may withdraw a submitted Proposal for a period of 75 days after the scheduled time for opening of the sealed bids.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held via tele-conference on each of the above items at 10:00 a.m. on August 5, 2020. Please contact the respective Contract Specialist for Tele-Conference dial-in information. Attendance at this meeting is not mandatory, but is strongly encouraged. Questions regarding any of the above bids will not be entertained by the Port Authority within five (5) business days of the scheduled bid opening.
These contracts may be subject to a financial assistance contract between Port Authority of Allegheny County and the United States Department of Transportation. The Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.
Contractor is responsible for expenses related to acquiring a performance bond and insurance where applicable. All items are to be FOB delivered unless otherwise specified. Costs for delivery, bond, and insurance shall be included in bidder’s proposal pricing.
Port Authority of Allegheny County hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The Board of Port Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

 

PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY
ADVERTISEMENT
Separate sealed Bids for the Work as listed hereinafter will be received at the Purchasing and Materials Management Department of Port Authority of Allegheny County (Authority) Heinz 57 Center, 345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222-2527 until 1:30 p.m. on August 24, 2020 (Please call Cindy Denner at (412) 566-5117 prior to arriving at this location – all participants must provide and wear a mask at all times and practice minimum social distancing of 6 feet between other individuals) and will be opened and read at 2:00 pm via teleconference at (toll free phone number: 1-855-453-6957 and conference ID #4485786). Each Bidder shall be solely responsible for assuring that its Bid is both received and time stamped by a representative of the Purchasing and Materials Management Department at or before the advertised time for submission of Bids. Bids received or time stamped in the Purchasing and Materials Management Department after the advertised time for the submission of Bids shall be non-responsive and therefore ineligible for Award.
MOUNT LEBANON TUNNEL VENTILATION REHABILITATION
CONTRACT NO. LRT-20-07
The Work of this Project includes, but is not limited to, the furnishing of all labor, materials, equipment, tools, supervision and incidental items necessary to remove and replace the four existing tunnel ventilation fans serving two light rail tunnels. The existing fans are non-reversible axial fans installed in pairs in the two portal ventilation buildings. The existing electrical services and controls for the ventilation fans will also be replaced. The construction of the project must be staged to maintain emergency ventilation at all times during train operations.
Bid documents will be available for public inspection and may be obtained on or after July 24, 2020 at Authority’s offices at the following address (If you are picking up bid documents, please call Cindy Denner at (412) 566-5117 prior to arriving at this location – all participants must provide and wear a mask at all times and practice minimum social distancing of 6 feet between other individuals):
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Purchasing and Materials Management Department
Heinz 57 Center
345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-2527
Bid documents are available for purchase as follows: Bid documents are available in an electronic form on compact disk upon payment of $15.00 per CD. Payment shall be by check or money order (NO CASH), payable to “Port Authority of Allegheny County.” No refunds of payment will be made. Upon request, Bid documents can be mailed upon receipt of payment in full. Should the purchaser wish to have the Bid documents delivered via special delivery, such as UPS or Federal Express, the purchaser shall provide its appropriate account numbers for such special delivery methods.
This Project may be funded, in part, by, and subject to certain requirements of, the County of Allegheny and/or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Authority, in compliance with 74 Pa.C.S. § 303, as may be amended, require that certified Diverse Businesses (“DBs”) have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and subcontracts for this Project. In this regard, all Bidders shall make good faith efforts in accordance with 74 Pa.C.S. § 303, to ensure that DBs have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform contracts. Bidders shall also not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, disability, national origin, sexual origin, gender identity or status as a parent in the award and performance of contracts for this Project. If aid is required to involve DBs in the Work, Bidders are to contact Authority’s Director of Employee Relations and OEO at (412) 566-5262.
The Bidder’s attention is directed to the following contacts for Bidder’s questions:
Procedural Questions Regarding Bidding:
Cynthia Denner – Authority
cdenner@portauthority.org
(412) 566-5117
All other questions relating to the Bid documents must be submitted by mail or email to:
Port Authority of Allegheny County
Heinz 57 Center
345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527
Attn: Cynthia Denner
E-mail: cdenner@portauthority.org
In addition, the Bidder’s attention is directed to the following schedule of activities for preparation of its Bid:
9:00 a.m. Pre-Bid Conference
August 7, 2020 will be conducted via telephone conference at:
Toll free phone number: 1-855-453-6957
Conference ID #4485786
(Attendance is not mandatory, but strongly recommended)

10:00 a.m. Pre-Bid Site Tour
August 10, 2020 Mt. Lebanon Station Platform
Shady Drive East and Alfred Street
Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania 15228
All participants must provide and wear safety vests and
appropriate footwear. All participants must provide and wear a mask at all times and practice minimum social distancing of 6 feet between other individuals. Tours will be conducted in limited group sizes and in the order of which bidders sign-in at the site. (Attendance is not mandatory, but strongly recommended.)
1:30 p.m. Bids Due
August 24, 2020 Purchasing and Materials Management Department Please call Cindy Denner at (412) 566-5117 prior to arriving at the Heinz 57 location – all participants must provide and wear a mask at all times and practice minimum social distancing of 6 feet between other individuals.
Bid Opening will be conducted @ 2:00 pm via teleconference at:
Toll free phone number: 1-855-453-6957
Conference ID #4485786
Authority reserves the right to reject any or all Bids

LEGAL AD
Allegheny County
Department of
Human Services
Public Hearing on Needs Based Plan and Budget
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) is preparing the 2021-2022 Needs Based Plan and Budget. A virtual public meeting to talk about the plan and its implementation will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.
There are three ways to participate in the virtual meeting:
1.To hear the live audio, see the live video, and participate in the Q&A, join on your computer, smartphone, or tablet by visiting https://bit.ly/2N5AVCX. You may be instructed to download an app called Microsoft Teams. If prompted to sign in, you may choose whether to do so or join anonymously.
2.To hear the live audio only, call (267) 368-7515. The access code is 584 998 403#.
3.To watch the recording at your convenience, visit
https://bit.ly/2N5AVCX. The recording will be posted here within 24 hours of the live meeting.
A draft of the Needs Based Plan and Budget, along with previous years’ plans, is available at
https://bit.ly/3ebyWIR.
Allegheny County DHS makes reasonable efforts to accommodate people with disabilities or limited English proficiency. Closed captioning will be available when joining the meeting on a PC or Mac.
Marc Cherna
Director
Allegheny County
Department of
Human Services

CITY OF PITTSBURGH, PA
CDBG, HOME, ESG, AND HOPWA PROGRAMS
FY 2019 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE
AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER)
Notice is hereby given that the City of Pittsburgh intends to submit the FY 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on or before August 21, 2020.
In accordance with Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended, the City of Pittsburgh has prepared its Fiscal Year 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Programs. This report describes the level of housing assistance and other community development activities through grants from various Federal funding programs during Fiscal Year 2019 (April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020).
Copies of the FY 2019 CAPER for the City of Pittsburgh are available for public inspection at the City of Pittsburgh website at http://pittsburghpa.gov/omb/community-development-documents, beginning Friday, July 31, 2020 through Friday, August 14, 2020.
All interested persons are encouraged to review the FY 2019 CAPER. Written comments should be addressed to the City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Community Development Division, attention, Mr. Whitney Finnstrom, Senior Manager, Community Development Division, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Oral comments may also be made by contacting Mr. Finnstrom at (412) 255-2211, his fax number is (412) 393-0151, his email is community.development@pittsburghpa.gov, and the TDD number is (412) 255-2222. Note that due to COVID-19 the best method of contact is via email. Written comments on the CAPER will be considered up to and including August 14, 2020.

Mr. Whitney Finnstrom,
Senior Manager
Community Development
Division, OMB

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH
INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB) FOR
REMOVAL AND REBUILDING OF RETAINING WALLS AT
3929 WINSHIRE
IFB #300-23-20
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) hereby request bids from qualified Firms or Individuals capable of providing the following service(s):
REMOVAL AND REBUILDING OF RETAINING WALLS AT
3929 WINSHIRE
IFB #300-23-20
The documents will be available no later than July 20, 2020 and signed, sealed bids will be accepted until 11:00 A.M. on August 11, 2020.
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh will only be accepting physical bids dropped off in person from 8:00 AM until the bid opening time of 11:00 AM on August 11, 2020 in the lobby of 100 Ross St. Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Bids may uploaded to the Authority’s online submission site, the link is accessible via the HCP website and within the IFB. Sealed bids may still be mailed via USPS at which time they will be Time and Date Stamped at 100 Ross Street 2nd Floor, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
Parties or individuals interested in responding may download a copy of the Solicitation from the Business Opportunities page of
www.HACP.org.
Questions or inquires should be directed to:
Mr. Kim Detrick
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
Procurement Department
100 Ross Street
2nd Floor, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-643-2832
A pre-bid meeting will be held via call in; on August 3, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. Please see call in information below:
Join the audio conference by phone:
United States – Washington, DC +1.202.602.1295
Access Code 598-776-271#
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh strongly encourages certified minority business enterprises and women business enterprises to respond to this solicitation.
HACP’s has revised their website. As part of those revisions, vendors must now register and log-in, in order to view and download IFB/RFPs documentation.
Caster D. Binion,
Executive Director
Housing Authority of the
City of Pittsburgh
HACP conducts business in accordance with all federal, state, and local civil rights laws, including but not limited to Title VII, the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, The PA Human Relations Act, etc. and does not discriminate against any individuals protected by these statutes.

Request for Proposals
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services recently issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Inpatient Program for Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children.
Proposals are due by 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
For more details and submission information, visit:
www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/Resources/Doing-Business/Solicitations-(RFP/RFQ/RFI).aspx.
Marc Cherna
Director

 

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