ITB 1781-17 Refuse Removal Services and Addendum #1, #2, and #3
Housing Authority of the City of Hartford, 180 John D Wardlaw Way, Hartford, CT 06106
INVITATION TO BID # 1781-17
Refuse Removal Services
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
The Housing Authority of the City of Hartford (the Authority) intends to contract with one Vendor for timely,
consistent, and cost-effective refuse removal services at several multi-dwelling and commercial buildings within the
City of Hartford. Refuse removal will include recycling at certain locations as shown on the Bid Schedule. The
Authority owns most of its dumpsters; therefore, unless specifically requested in the price schedule, containers are
not required as part of this request. Bulky Waste removal is also included in this bid and performed once every two
weeks (unless requested more often) at one location, the Warehouse and shown on the Bid Schedule.
1.2 TERM OF CONTRACT: The contract term will be for three years commencing on or about May 1, 2017 and
ending three years from that date, on or about April 30, 2020. Termination during the contract term will be in
accordance with HUD Form 5370, paragraph 3, Termination for Convenience or Default.
1.3 PRE-BID MEETING: A pre-bid meeting will not be held; however, bidders are encouraged to ask questions either
by phone or email if clarification is needed after a site inspection is conducted. All questions or requests for a site
inspection tour should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please put the words REFUSE REMOVAL on the
1.3.1 Site Inspections: Bidders must avail themselves of the general conditions that exist for each of
the locations specified in the Scope of Services prior to the date of bid opening. Bidders are
responsible for having taken steps reasonably necessary to ascertain the nature and location of the
work, and the general and local conditions which might affect the work or the cost thereof. Failure
to inspect will not be grounds to alter Contractor’s responsibility to successfully perform the work
without additional expense to the Authority.
1.4 Bid OPENING:
Sealed Bids will be accepted at the following location until, but not later than 2:00 P.M., Thursday, April 6, 2017, at
which time they will be opened and read in the 2nd Floor Conference Room.
The Housing Authority of the City of Hartford
Attn: Bid Department
180 John D Wardlaw Way
Hartford, CT 06106
Envelope must be sealed and plainly marked with the Bidders Name and Address and the words:
THIS IS A BID
"REFUSE REMOVAL SERVICES # 1781-17