LEGAL AD REQUEST FOR
Request for Proposals
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services recently issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Foster Care Agencies. Proposals are due by 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.
An optional pre-proposal conference for this RFP will be held via Microsoft Teams webinar and conference call from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, January 15, 2021.
For more details and submission information, visit: http://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/Resources/Doing-Business/Solicitations-(RFP/RFQ/RFI).aspx.
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 January 15, 2021 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 B201298A Meritor Drivetrain Parts
2 B201299 Direct Fixation Tie Plates
3 B2012100A EGR Coolers – Cummins Engines
4 B2012101 Drop Table System Replacement
Paper Proposal – Documents are available for the following item at Port Authority’s Main Offices
345 Sixth Avenue, Third Floor, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222-2527
Bid Number Bid Name
1 B200975A Off-Site Record 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 January 5, 2021. 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.
COMBINED NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
December 30, 2020
City of Pittsburgh-Office of Management and Budget
414 Grant St.
5th Floor, Room 501
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219
These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Pittsburgh, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about January 15, 2021 the City of Pittsburgh (City) will authorize the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), and the City to submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to release of the following federal funds to undertake a project known as North Negley Residences: (a) HACP Moving to Work funds under the 1937 Act as modified by the 1996 and 1999 Consolidated Appropriations Act; (b) Low Income Housing Tax Credits under IRS Code Section 42, (c) Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement funds (PHARE); (d) Housing Development Action Grant (HODAG) programs under the Housing and Urban-Rural Recovery Act of 1983; (e) Project Based Voucher (PBV) program under the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 as modified by the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 for up to 13 housing units (of the 45 housing units comprising of the North Negley Residences efforts).
The release of the aforementioned funds will be for the purposes of developing North Negley Residences, which includes new construction and the rehabilitation of the former B’Nai Israel Synagogue located at 327 North Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. The addition of two stories to the existing wings and rehabilitation will create forty-five residential apartment units. The developers are Catalyst Communities, LLC and Beacon Communities Corporation. As part of this notice, the project requires the implementation of a set of development activities related to the completion of this project which may include, and is not limited to, demolition, acquisition, disposition, new construction, and remediation on the part of the City, the URA, HACP, and any other authorized parties to the project. Financing for the project includes equity bridge loan in an amount up to $8,705,000; 2021 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Equity in an amount up to $13,064,238; a permanent mortgage in the amount of $1,520,019; PHFA PHARE funds in the amount of $1,250,000; AHP funds in an amount to $250,000; and deferred developer fee in an amount up to $535,695. The gap-financing cost to be funded with Moving to Work Funds is approximately $870,000 to $1,095,000. Additionally, there will be approximately $639,770 in HODAG funds and $585,230 in Housing Opportunity Fund Rental Gap Program funds. The total projected cost of the activity is approximately $18,714,953.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
The City of Pittsburgh has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR). The ERR will be made available for review either via website at
http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/omb/community-development-block-grant or provided upon request electronically via email or by U.S. mail. Please submit your request by U.S. mail to the address below or by email to
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to:
Whitney Finnstrom City of Pittsburgh, 414 Grant St 5th Floor, Room 501 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412) 255-2211
All comments received by January 14, 2021, will be considered by the City of Pittsburgh prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.
The City of Pittsburgh certifies to HUD that William Peduto in his capacity as Mayor, City of Pittsburgh, consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the Urban Redevelopment Authority and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh to use funding sources (a) through (e) identified under Request for Release of Funds above.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Pittsburgh certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Pittsburgh; (b) the City of Pittsburgh has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to the HUD Field Office of Public Housing in Pittsburgh at PittsburghPIH.ER@hud.gov and Community Planning and Development Division to Mr. Phillip McKeough, at
Phillip.E.McKeough@hud.gov. Potential objectors should contact the HUD Field Office of Public Housing in Pittsburgh via email to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
William Peduto Mayor
City of Pittsburgh
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (SEA) will receive proposals for Engineering & Design Services for Exhibit Hall Fire Protection System Component Replacement/Upgrade at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC) as identified below. The contracts for this work will be with the SEA. The Request for Proposals may be obtained after the date identified below from Ryan Buries, Project Consultant, email: email@example.com, Telephone: (412) 325-6167
This Advertisement applies to the following Bid Package:
Project: Engineering & Design Services for Exhibit Hall Fire Protection System Component Replacement/Upgrade
RFP Available: Dec 22, 2020
Pre-Proposal Meeting: 10:00 AM Jan. 5, 2021 (non-mandatory) Via ZOOM
Time/Date/Location for Proposal: 5:00 PM, January 26, 2021
DLCC, 1000 Ft Duquesne Blvd,
Pgh, PA 15222
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
PUBLIC BID ANNOUNCEMENT
The Sports & Exhibition Authority will receive sealed bids for the 4th Floor Green Roof – Phase 2 as identified below for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The contracts for this work will be issued by the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County and assigned to Albert M. Higley Company prior to the start of construction. Inquiries regarding the bidding should be made to Albert M. Higley Company; 100 Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; to the following contact:
James McKeegan E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Telephone: (412) 246-9216.
Bid packages may be obtained via Accu-copy Reprographics, (724) 935-7055, www.accu-copy.com, after the date identified below through January 19, 2021. All prime bids are due on January 19, 2021 at the following times, which differ by Prime Package: 1) General Trades – 11:00am; 2) Roofing/Waterproofing – 12:00pm; 3) Landscaping – 1:00pm; 4) Plumbing/Fire Protection – 2:00pm; 5) Electrical – 3:00pm.
This Advertisement applies to the following Bid Packages:
Project: DLLCC 4th Floor Green Roof –Phase 2
Bid Packages with BP1: General Trades ($2,500,000); BP2: Roofing/Waterproofing
Approximate Values: ($2,500,000); BP3: Landscaping
($800,000); BP4: Plumbing/Fire
BP5: Electrical ($600,000).
Bid Package Available: December 28, 2020
Pre-bid Virtual Meeting: January 6, 2021, 2:00pm
via Zoom Webinar:
https://zoom.us/ Webinar ID:
928 7574 8310 Passcode: DLLCC
Pre-bid Walk-through: A pre-bid site visit is mandatory for all prime bidders. Due to COVID-19, visits will be available on a first-come, first-served
basis. Please schedule at the following web address:
Site visits will occur at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne
Blvd., East Lobby, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Bids Due: January 19, 2021, (time vary by
Bid Package, see above) at
David L. Lawrence Convention Center,
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd., East Lobby,
Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Sports & Exhibition Authority will receive sealed bids for Wastewater Treatment Plant- Grey Water Pumps as identified below for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC). The contract for this work will be with the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (SEA). Inquiries regarding the bidding should be made to the SEA 171 10th Street, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Attention: Ryan Buries, Project Consultant- E-mail: email@example.com, Telephone: 412-325-6167. Bid Packages may be obtained after the date identified below through Accu-Copy at (724) 935-7055. Additional information on the project can also be found of Accu-Copy’s website at https://accu-copy.com/plan-room
This Advertisement applies to the following Bid Package:
Bid Package Name: Wastewater Treatment Plant-
Grey Water Pumps
Bid Package Available: Dec. 21, 2020
Approximate Value: $72,000
Time/Date/Location for Pre-Bid Meeting: 10:00AM, Thurs., Jan. 7, 2021
Site visits can be scheduled with Project Manager
Time/Date/Location for Bid: 2:00 PM, Wed., Jan. 20, 2021
DLCC, 1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd, Pgh, PA 15222