Call for tenders

The Municipality of Austin seeks bids for the snow removal and winter maintenance of certain roads or segments of roads, totalling 17.3 kilometres and located in the Quatre-saisons and Lac Webster developments and in the Lake Malaga sector. Bidders may present a bid for a one (1) year contract (Option “A” – 2018-2019 season), and/or for a three (3) year contract (Option “B” – 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons) plus renewal options for the 2021-22 and 2022-2023 seasons.

The Municipality reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select a bid presented under Option “A” or Option “B”, and the bidder acknowledges that the option selected by the Municipality with respect to contract duration does not avail him the right to withdraw his bid or to otherwise disengage from it.

The Municipality reserves the right to accept neither the lowest bid, nor any of the bids received, and waives all liabilities toward one or any of the bidders if all bids are rejected. Moreover, the Municipality reserves the right to remove from the contract any street, road, dead-end street or crescent, and the selected bidder acknowledges that he may not, in the event of such a removal, withdraw his bid or otherwise disengage from it. The contract is awarded by decision of the municipal Council, in its sole discretion, and the Municipality may not be bound in any way other than a resolution of its council.

Bidders must obtain the call for tenders documents from the SEAO website at www.seao.ca. The fees payable are established by the SEAO.

Bids submitted in a sealed envelope must be received at the municipal office, 21 Millington Road, Austin, Quebec, J0B 1B0, before 11:00 a.m. on July 31st 2018. The bids will be opened by the Director General at the municipal office immediately after the close of the bidding period, and the contract shall be awarded by Council at its regular sitting of August 6th 2018.

Given in Austin on July 11th 2018,

Anne-Marie Ménard
Director General and Secretary-Treasurer