Resolution No. 232

Supervisors BRADT AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION REJECTING ALL BIDS FOR SEVEN SELF-CONTAINED STATIONARY COMPACTORS AND AUTHORIZING RE-BIDDING (2018 CAPITAL PLAN)

WHEREAS, the 2018 Capital Plan includes the purchase of Seven (7) Self-Contained Stationary Compactors at the Solid Waste Department transfer stations; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 189 of 2018 authorized advertisement for bids for said Self-Contained Stationary Compactors; and

WHEREAS, two (2) bids were opened on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, and all bids were dramatically higher than anticipated; and

WHEREAS, the Director of Solid Waste and Purchasing Agent recommend that all bids be rejected and that said project be re-bid in an attempt to procure better pricing; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That all Bids opened on June 6, 2018 for Seven (7) 2018 Self-Contained Stationary Compactors, be and hereby are rejected; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Purchasing Agent be and hereby is authorized and directed to advertise for sealed bids for the purchase of Seven (7) Self-Contained Stationary Compactors for use at the Solid Waste Department Transfer Stations (and according to further specifications which may be obtained at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, Room 203, County Office Building, Johnstown, NY 12095, during usual business hours); and, be it further

RESOLVED, That said bids must be addressed to Jon R. Stead, Purchasing Agent, Room 203, County Office Building, Johnstown, NY 12095, and received by said Purchasing Agent no later than 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2018; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Director of Solid Waste, All Bidders, Budget Director/ County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor CALLERY and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 437 (17) Nays: 0 Absent: 114 (3) (Supervisors Waldron, Wilson and Young)