Legal Advertising Bids and Proposals 9-30-20

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 October 15, 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 B200871A Fire Alarm System Testing & Certification
2 B200972A Cummins ISB Engine Parts
3 B200973A Track Switch Heaters
4 B200974A Non Destructive Testing of Rail
5 B200975A Off-Site Storage & Service

 

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 September 29, 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
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 October 7, 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 B200868AR Microsoft Enterprise Agreement

 

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 September 24, 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.

 

LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
Port Authority of Allegheny County
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL NO. 20-10
Port Authority of Allegheny County (Authority) is requesting proposals for the performance of the following service (“Contract Services”):
FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES
The work under the proposed Agreements consists of financial advisory services (Contract Services) with a pool of two firms for each category listed which shall include, but not be limited to: 1) Financial and Strategic Planning Services and 2) Debt and Investment Management Advisory Services. While it is currently the Authority’s intention to enter into agreements with a pool of two firms for each category, this number may be adjusted up of down, at Authority’s sole discretion, based upon the number of proposals received and the Authority’s evaluation of same in relation to its financial advisory services needs in each of the categories. A Proposer may submit a single proposal for one or both of the above identified categories.
The required Contract Services will be issued on a work order basis as they are approved to proceed by Authority. The Agreements will be for a three-year period with the option to extend the term of the Agreements up to an additional two years, at the sole discretion of Authority.
A copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP) will be available on or after September 29, 2020, and can be obtained by registering at the Authority’s ebusiness website: http://ebusiness.portauthority.org and following the directions listed on the website. Please note that Proposers must register under the ebusiness category of PSFAIB – Pro Fin Advisory/Invest/Bank for this RFP. Proposers may also register in other categories for any future RFPs issued by Authority. If you have specific questions regarding this RFP, please contact Anna Marie McKibben at (412) 566-5104 or amckibben@PortAuthority.org.
An Information Meeting for interested parties will be held at 9:30 a.m., prevailing time, October 13, 2020 via Microsoft Teams video conference and/or call to answer any questions regarding this RFP. A call-in number has been set up for the Information Meeting. The dial-in information is as follows:
To join by Microsoft Team video conference:
•https://bit.ly/3mHvBpB
To join by Microsoft Teams call-in number:
•412-927-0245 United State, Pittsburgh (Toll)
•Conference ID: 599 333 953#
Electronic proposals must be both received and time stamped by a representative of the Purchasing and Materials Management Department through Authority’s Ebusiness website at or before 2:00 p.m., prevailing time, October 30, 2020, at http://ebusiness.portauthority.org. Proposals received or time stamped by a Purchasing and Materials Management Department representative after the advertised time for the submission of proposals shall be non-responsive and therefore ineligible for award. Each Proposer shall be solely responsible for assuring that its proposal is timely received and time stamped in accordance with the requirements herein.
This Contract Services may be funded, in part, by, and subject to certain requirements of, the County of Allegheny and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The proposal process and the performance of the requested services will be in accordance with guidelines and regulations of the FTA “Third Party Contracting Guidelines”, FTA Circular 4220.1F, as amended, and all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Port Authority of Allegheny County, in compliance with 49 C.F.R., Part 26, as amended, implements positive affirmative action procedures to ensure that all Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (“DBEs”) have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and subcontracts financed, in whole or in part, with federal funds, if any, provided under or for the proposed Agreement. In this regard, all recipients or contractors shall take all necessary and reasonable steps in accordance with 49 C.F.R., Part 26, to ensure that DBEs have the maximum opportunity to compete for, and perform contracts and subcontracts for, the Contract Services.
Port Authority of Allegheny County, in compliance with 74 Pa.C.S. § 303, as may be amended, require that certified Diverse Businesses (“DBs”) have the maximum opportunity to compete for, and perform contracts and subcontracts for, the Contract Services. In this regard, all Proposers, and the Contractor, 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 and subcontracts for, the Contract Services.
Further, proposers and the Contractor shall also not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, disability, national origin, sex, sexual origin, gender identity or status as a parent in the award and performance of contracts or subcontracts for these Contract Services.
Authority reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, in its sole discretion.

 

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