Tender submissions are to be received electronically in PDF format.  Electronic Tenders are to be titled “MCA21-13 – Appleseed Dr. & Townsend St. Street Upgrades, Antigonish Co. Nova Scotia” and are to be sent to the email, subject line “MCA21-13 – Appleseed Dr & Townsend St. Street Upgrades.”  Electronic submissions will be accepted up until 2:00 PM on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  It will be the Tenderer’s responsibility to ensure the Tender submission is received electronically on time.  Email submissions will received a reply back email indicating Tender submission has been received.  Besides requiring electronic bid submission, hard copies are required to be mailed to the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, 285 Beech Hill Road, Antigonish, NS  B2G 0B4 to the attention of Mr. Daryl Myers, Director of Public Works clearly marked MCA21-13.  Mailed copies must be post marked on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  Due to COVID 19 restrictions there will be no public Tender opening.           

The work generally includes but is not limited to the provision of all labour, materials and equipment for this street improvement project located on Appleseed Dr. & Townsend St. in the Municipality of the County of Antigonish. Work included under this project consists of approximately 890 meters of street upgrades including asphalt pavement resurfacing, storm sewers, 890 metres of concrete curb and gutters, 250 metres of sidewalk, blend to driveways and topsoil and sodding.

Tender Documents may be obtained (electronic or paper) from Strait Engineering Limited, 298 Reeves St, Unit 9, Port Hawkesbury, Phone (902) 625-3631. A non-refundable fee of $75.00 is required for paper copies only. Cash or cheque is acceptable. Cheque to be made payable to Strait Engineering Ltd. Contractor to allow 24 hours notice for paper copy of Tender Documents to be prepared. Electronic documents can be requested by emailing Kyle Cleary at                                                                                  

Each tender must be accompanied by a certified cheque in the amount of 10 % of the bid amount, or a Bid Bond in the amount of 10 % of the bid amount and a Consent of Surety for the required fifty percent (50%) Performance Bond and fifty percent (50%) Labour and Materials Bond. In lieu of bonding the Municipality will accept a certified cheque in the amount of 20% of the bid amount as project securities.

The Municipality of the County of Antigonish reserves the right to reject any or all tenders, not necessarily accept the lowest tender, or to accept any tender which it may consider to be in the best interest of the Municipality. The Municipality also reserves the right to waive formality, informality or technicality in any tender.

ADDENDUM # 1 – Issued May 27, 2021 – MCA21-13

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