Legal Advertising Bids and Proposals 6-30-21

TEMP CLOSURE OF

HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM

Effective June 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh will temporarily close the HUD approved Homeownership Program. 

No new applications will be accepted after the closing date and time.

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.

 

LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: The Allegheny County Housing Authority (ACHA) is requesting proposals from qualified architectural firms for INDEFINITE QUANTITY A/E SERVICES.

CONTRACT: #ACHA-1650

DOCUMENTS: A detailed package describing submission requirements may be obtained by contacting Dean Allen, Project Manager

dallen@achsng.com or 412-402-2469

FEE: No Charge for Emailed documents;

NON-MANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE: JULY 12, 2021, AT 10:00AM at ACHA Central Office, 301 Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

PROPOSALS DUE: 2:00 PM EST on AUGUST 6, 2021 at the Allegheny County Housing Authority Board Room, 301 Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

 

Frank Aggazio

Executive Director

Allegheny County

Housing Authority

 

 

REQUEST FOR MATERIAL SAMPLES FOR EVALUATION

The Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA), operator of Pittsburgh International (PIT) and Allegheny County Airports (AGC) in Pennsylvania, is hereby soliciting MATERIAL SAMPLES FOR EVALUATION. 

The materials are being evaluated for consideration in the final design of the Terminal Modernization Program (TMP) at PIT, a new terminal complex that will be constructed adjacent to the existing Airside Terminal.  The TMP will include:

  • A new three-level, approximately 700,000-square foot terminal facility;
  • A new five-story garage connected to the Landside Terminal. The garage structure will house approximately 3,500 public parking spaces, rental car customer service area, ready return spaces, and a separate rental car Quick-Turn-Around (QTA) facility;
  • Refurbishment of the existing Airside Terminal concourses

The products solicited under this request are identified below, and the pre-final design product specifications are available on www.PITtransformed.com:

-Acoustical Panel Ceilings

-Acoustical Metal Pan Ceilings

-Linear Metal Ceilings

-Linear Wood Ceilings

Interested suppliers will first submit a statement of product qualification, with information showing compliance with the performance criteria of the product specification.  After compliance is verified by ACAA, material donations will be accepted in the quantities specified on the website.  ACAA will coordinate for installation of materials in a public area of the Terminal for public use and in-place performance evaluation.  For those materials that are installed, ACAA will display product and manufacturer information in a consistent format to be determined, but no other advertising will be permitted on site. 

Participation in this qualifications-based material evaluation is voluntary.  All materials provided will be considered a donation and will become property of the ACAA.  No agreement between the ACAA and the participating suppliers will be made and no costs will be paid or reimbursed.  ACAA reserves the right to reject or to install any, all, or none of the material samples provided.

The ACAA encourages responses from small firms, minority and women’s business firms, and firms that have not previously worked for the ACAA.

All submittals will be received at the TMP Program Management Office at the Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) for the periods of time identified on the website.

Please direct product qualification statements to:

Allegheny County Airport Authority

Pittsburgh International Airport

Landside Terminal, 4th Floor Mezz.

PO Box 12370

Pittsburgh, PA 15231-0370

Attn: Mr. Erik Harless, Architectural Project Manager.

 

Inquiries:

All questions should be directed to Erik Harless at (412) 472-4819 or

eharless@flypittsburgh.com.

DOCUMENT 00030-AA

ADVERTISEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PROJECT NUMBER 21TB01

BAGGAGE HANDLING SYSTEMS PACKAGE

at PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ELECTRONIC BIDS & BID OPENING PROCEDURE:

Electronic Bids will be received by the Allegheny County Airport Authority until 1:00 P.M. prevailing local time, AUGUST 18, 2021. 

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the ACAA is modifying its typical bid opening process; the formal bid opening procedure will be conducted virtually – any/all firms submitting a Bid to the ACAA will be given special access to view the opening event.  Once bidding is closed, any/all firms submitting a bid will be issued an Invitation (via email) to access the formal bid opening event via a live webcast.  Bidders will also be notified of the results via an email within (24) hours of the Bid Opening event.

ACCESS TO BID PACKAGE DOCUMENTS:

ALL BIDDERS shall be required to provide a completed formal Bid Document Request application in order to purchase bidding documents for any/all of the above listed Project Numbers. 

No bidding documents will be issued prior to the Authority’s Construction Manager having a copy of a fully completed Request Application. 

Bid Document Request Applications can be obtained by sending a Request to the following email address:

 TMPBids@flypittsburgh.com

On the Subject Line, include the following: “Bid Documents Request – 21TB01

 (Baggage Handling Systems)”.

Once a bidder’s request has been received, provided it is complete, and provided the requesting party is not barred from bidding the work, the CM will provide access for the  bidder to access and download the bid documents through Building Connected, a web-based bid management platform. 

A PREBID CONFERENCE – Wednesday, July 14, 2021 – 11:30 AM

(Bidders are strongly encouraged to review the plans prior to the meeting.)

The meeting will be a Microsoft Teams Meeting.  To join the meeting the following number can be called (877) 286-5733 – United States (Toll-Free) – Conference ID 660 446 609#.  Please email TMPBids@flypittsburgh.com to receive the link to join by computer.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, ACAA will not permit any Bidders to tour the site.  In lieu thereof, the Construction Management Team (CM) will conduct a Virtual Prebid Meeting.  In addition to addressing administration issues, a video tour of the work areas will be provided. Specific details on how interested Bidders can view this broadcast will be provided as part of the Bid Documents via Building Connected.  Note that no questions can be asked during this Prebid Meeting. Any/all questions must be issued to the CM as an “RFI”

There will be no site visits – photographs of the site will be included in the contract documents or issued via addendum.

REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION (RFIs)

Any/all questions related to this project must be made in writing to the CM.  RFIs are to be sent to the CM via the Building Connected website.

BID SUBMISSION

Proposals must be made on the Authority’s forms and in accordance with the Plans and Specifications and the “Instructions to Bidders”’.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, ACAA will not be accepting any hard copy bids for this Project. Accordingly, Electronic Bids are the only form that the ACAA will accept.  While the Instructions to Bidders will provide more details, for an Electronic Bid to be accepted it must be sent through Building Connected and it must be received by no later than the established Bid Date and Time deadline. 

OTHER ISSUES

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as determined by the General Wage Determinations issued under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts must be paid on these projects.

This project has DBE participation goals; DBE firms must be certified with the Pennsylvania Unified Certification Program) (PAUCP).  Firms must be certified prior to award of contract.  A searchable database of DBE firms can be found on the PAUCP web site: https://paucp.dbesystem.com/

The Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids or waive any informalities in the bidding.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty [60] days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids.

To view a complete advertisement, which is also included in the bidding documents, visit www.flypittsburgh.com under ACAA Corporate – Business Opportunities or www.pittransformed.com – Opportunities – Business Opportunities.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY

 

 

ALLEGHENY COUNTY SANITARY AUTHORITY

LEGAL NOTICE

CONTRACT NO. 1742

FURNISH & DELIVER POLYMER FOR CENTRIFUGE DEWATERING SYSTEM

Sealed Bids for CONTRACT NO. 1742 – Furnish & Deliver Polymer for Centrifuge Dewatering System shall be received at the Engineering Department office of the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, 3300 Preble Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15233, until 2:00 P.M., Prevailing Time, Friday July 16, 2021 and then shall be publicly opened and read. 

ALCOSAN encourages businesses owned and operated by minorities and women to submit bids on Authority Contracts or to participate as subcontractors or suppliers to successful Bidders.  Successful Bidders are to use minority and women’s businesses to the fullest extent possible.

To be considered eligible to Bid on this Contract, the Bidder must be the manufacturer of one of the emulsion polymer products recently pre-qualified by the Authority following trials held in response to the Legal Notice of June 10, 2021

Documents pertaining to the submission of Bids are available at the Engineering office of the Authority, 3300 Preble Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.  Bid Security shall be furnished by providing with the Bid a Certified Check or Bid Bond in the amount of $50,000.00.  The Successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond in the amount of $500,000.00. 

Any questions regarding the Technical Aspects of the Project should bedirected to Elizabeth Joyce, ALCOSAN, via email to beth.joyce@alcosan.org or (412) 734-8719. 

Any questions regarding the Purchase of Contract Documents should be directed to Kathleen P. Uniatowski, ALCOSAN, via email to

contract.clerks@alcosan.org . 

The Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in any bid and to accept any bid should it be deemed in the interest of the Authority to do so.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY SANITARY AUTHORITY

Kimberly Kennedy, P.E.

Director of Engineering and Construction

 

 

 

 

COMBINED NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS (“FONSI/RROF”)

June 30, 2021

City of Pittsburgh

Office of Management & Budget

Community Development Division

City County Building

414 Grant Street, Room 501

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

412-255-2211

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 July 16, 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 project known as Harvard Beatty Street Housing (5900 Harvard Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206): (a) Section 8 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 to 8 housing units (of the 42 mixed-income housing units comprising of the Harvard Beatty Housing efforts) and (b) URA 2019 HOME Investment Partnerships.  

The release of the aforementioned funds will be for the purposes of developing Harvard Beatty Street Housing which includes new construction of a four story building with 42 mixed-income residential units located at the intersection of Harvard and Beatty Street in the East Liberty neighborhood. The developer is Trek Development Group. 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. The project will involve approximately $341,077 of the URA 2019 Home Investment Partnerships funds. The total projected cost of the activity is approximately $12,918,673.00.

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 to the public for review either electronically or by U.S. mail. Please submit your request by U.S. mail to City of Pittsburgh, Office of Management and Budget, 414 Grant St, City County Building Room 501, Pittsburgh, Pa 15219 or by email to Whitney.Finnstrom@pittsburghpa.gov.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to:

Whitney Finnstrom

City of Pittsburgh

Office of Management and Budget

414 Grant St

Room 501

Pittsburgh, PA  15219

412-255-2211

OR

Whitney.Finnstrom@pittsburghpa.gov

All comments received by July 15, 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.

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

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 OF CONDEMNATION

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE: THE CONDEMNATION BY THE COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN PLUM BOROUGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY AND UPPER BURRELL TOWNSHIP, WESTMORELAND COUNTY OWNED BY SAMUEL FANCHER AND GEORGIE LEE FANCHER,  HIS WIFE REQUIRED TO REPLACE THE SUPERSTRUCTURE OF PUCKETA CREEK BRIDGE NO. 5 (INTER-COUNTY) AT BOOKER STREET                                                                                    

CASE NO:  GD 21-6852               Estimated Just Compensation:  $500.00

TO:  CHARLES JOHNSON

TAKE NOTICE that a Declaration of Taking was filed June 16, 2021 at the above referenced docket number. 

Name of Condemnee: Charles Johnson

Name & Address of Condemnor:  Allegheny County, (“County”) 101 Courthouse, 436 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

Authorizing Statute(s).  Article IV, §§2 and 6 of the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter, Article VII, §§701.02 and 703.07 of the Allegheny County Administrative Code and the Act of 1953 July 28, P.L. 723, Art. XXVI, §5601, et seq.

Authorizing Ordinance.  Ordinance No. 03-21-OR, enacted April 13, 2021.  The ordinance may be examined at the offices of Condemnor, noted above.

Condemnation Description.  The purpose of this condemnation is to acquire certain property, designated in the Westmoreland County Department of Real Estate as 62-07-03-0-009, needed for the replacement of  the superstructure of Pucketa Creek Bridge No. 5 (Inter-County) at Booker Street, Plum Borough, Allegheny County, Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Statement of Condemnation.  Condemnee’s property identified on the Viewer’s Plan marked as Exhibit B to the Declaration of Taking, attached hereof, has been condemned as of June 16, 2021.  The title acquired by the County is a fee simple interest, including all interests of every record owner thereof or any party claiming an interest therein, in the area labeled “Required Right-of Way” and an easement interest in the area labeled “Temporary Construction Easement” on Exhibit B.  Plans showing the property condemned may be inspected in Condemnor’s offices noted above and are also lodged of record in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate, at State Highway Plan Volume 186, Page 63.  Just compensation for the condemnation is secured by the County’s power of taxation, which is deemed pledged as security for the payment of damages as, shall be determined by law.

Challenging the Condemnation.   If Condemnee wishes to challenge the power or the right of County to appropriate the condemned property, the sufficiency of the security, the procedures followed by County or the Declaration of Taking, the Condemnee must file preliminary objections within 30 days after being served with Notice of Condemnation.

Howard M. Louik

Attorney for Condemnor

 

NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE:  THE CONDEMNATION BY THE COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN NORTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP AND SOUTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP OWNED BY THE HEIRS OF ROBERT MARSHALL REQUIRED TO REPLACE THE EXISTING ROBINSON RUN BRIDGE NO. 3 STRUCTURE                                                                               

CASE NO:  GD 21- 6848               Estimated Just Compensation:  $500.00

TO:  THE HEIRS OF ROBERT MARSHALL

TAKE NOTICE that a Declaration of Taking was filed June 16, 2021 at the above referenced docket number. 

Name of Condemnee: The Heirs of Robert Marshall

Name & Address of Condemnor:  Allegheny County, (“County”) 101 Courthouse, 436 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

Authorizing Statute(s).  Article IV, §§2 and 6 of the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter, Article VII, §§701.02 and 703.07 of the Allegheny County Administrative Code and the Act of 1953 July 28, P.L. 723, Art. XXVI, §5601, et seq.

Authorizing Ordinance.  Ordinance No. 04-21-OR, enacted April 13, 2021.  The ordinance may be examined at the offices of Condemnor, noted above.

Condemnation Description.  The purpose of this condemnation is to acquire certain property,  not  designated in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate by any lot or block number, for the purpose of replacing the existing bridge structure known as Robinson Run Bridge No. 3 over the South Branch of Robinson Run located in North Fayette Township and South Fayette Township, County of  Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Statement of Condemnation.  Condemnee’s property identified on the Viewer’s Plan marked as Exhibit B to the Declaration of Taking, attached hereof, has been condemned as of June 16, 2021.  The title acquired by the County is a fee simple interest, including all interests of every record owner thereof or any party claiming an interest therein, in the area labeled

“Required Right-of Way” and an easement interest in the area labeled “Temporary Construction Easement” on Exhibit B.  Plans showing the property condemned may be inspected in Condemnor’s offices noted above and are also lodged of record in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate, at Plans-Misc. Volume 186, Page 39.  Just compensation for the condemnation is secured by the County’s power of taxation, which is deemed pledged as security for the payment of damages as, shall be determined by law.

Challenging the Condemnation.   If Condemnee wishes to challenge the power or the right of County to appropriate the condemned property, the sufficiency of the security, the procedures followed by County or the Declaration of Taking, the Condemnee must file preliminary objections within 30 days after being served with Notice of Condemnation.

Howard M. Louik

Attorney for Condemnor

 

 

NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

IN RE: THE CONDEMNATION BY THE COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN PLUM BOROUGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY AND UPPER BURRELL TOWNSHIP, WESTMORELAND COUNTY OWNED BY SAMUEL FANCHER AND GEORGIE LEE FANCHER,  HIS WIFE REQUIRED TO REPLACE THE SUPERSTRUCTURE OF PUCKETA CREEK BRIDGE NO. 5 (INTER-COUNTY) AT BOOKER STREET                                                                                   

Case No:  GD 21- 6849              Estimated Just Compensation:  $2,200.00

TO:  SAMUEL FANCHER AND GEORGIE LEE FANCHER

TAKE NOTICE that a Declaration of Taking was filed June 16, 2021 at the above referenced docket number. 

Name of Condemnee: Samuel Fancher and Georgie Lee Fancher

Name & Address of Condemnor:  Allegheny County, (“County”) 101 Courthouse, 436 Grant St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

Authorizing Statute(s).  Article IV, §§2 and 6 of the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter, Article VII, §§701.02 and 703.07 of the Allegheny County Administrative Code and the Act of 1953 July 28, P.L. 723, Art. XXVI, §5601, et seq.

Authorizing Ordinance.  Ordinance No. 03-21-OR, enacted April 13, 2021.  The ordinance may be examined at the offices of Condemnor, noted above.

Condemnation Description.  The purpose of this condemnation is to acquire certain property, designated in the Westmoreland County Recorder of Deeds as 62-07-04-0-001, needed for the replacement of  the superstructure of Pucketa Creek Bridge No. 5 (Inter-County) at Booker Street, Plum Borough, Allegheny County, and Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Statement of Condemnation.  Condemnee’s property identified on the Viewer’s Plan marked as Exhibit B to the Declaration of Taking, attached hereof, has been condemned as of July 16, 2021.  The title acquired by the County is a fee simple interest, including all interests of every record owner thereof or any party claiming an interest therein, in the area labeled “Required Right-of Way” and an easement interest in the area labeled “Temporary Construction Easement” on Exhibit B.  Plans showing the property condemned may be inspected in Condemnor’s offices noted above and are also lodged of record in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate, at State Highway Plan Volume 186, Page 63.  Just compensation for the condemnation is secured by the County’s power of taxation, which is deemed pledged as security for the payment of damages as, shall be determined by law.

Challenging the Condemnation.   If Condemnee wishes to challenge the power or the right of County to appropriate the condemned property, the sufficiency of the security, the procedures followed by County or the Declaration of Taking, the Condemnee must file preliminary objections within 30 days after being served with Notice of Condemnation.

Howard M. Louik

Attorney for Condemnor

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