The Town of Webb Board accepted the bid by Central New York Construction, Inc. of Barneveld for the contract for the East Side Pumping Station and Force Main Replacement Project at a special meeting held on Friday, February 17.
The company’s bid of $572,910 was well within the project cost estimation of $610,000 as determined by the project engineering firm, GHD Consulting Engineers, LLC.Five bid proposals were received for the project and were announced at the regular monthly board meeting on February 14.
The lowest bid of $550,600, was received by W. D. Malone Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Hannibal, however upon perusal by GHD, it was discovered that the bid did not include the purchase cost for furnishing the pump station packaged system.
Upon review and discussion with Ryan Malone, president of W.D. Malone, he respectfully requested to withdraw the bid proposal.
Once the bid documents of Central New York Construction, Inc. are approved by USDA Rural Development, grant provider of the project, the Town Board will need to pass resolution to formally award the contract.