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    BID NOTICE

    The Town of Rye, New York, hereby gives notice that sealed bids will be received in the office of the Town Clerk for:

    Alteration to Rye Town Court Administration Spaces.

    Contract Documents:  The Contract Documents are available electronically by contacting Arconics Architecture, PC at (914) 937-5596 Ext. 104. Prospective bidders must provide a specific company contact name, email and phone number.

    TIME: Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Rye at 222 Grace Church Street, Port Chester, NY 10573 in the Town Clerk’s office until 11:00 AM local time, on Friday, June 4, 2021.  Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time in the Supervisor’s Office.

    BIDS: All bids shall be addressed to the attention of the Town Clerk, Town of Rye, 222 Grace Church Street, Port Chester, NY 10573, and shall be enclosed, with the name and address of the Bidder and name of the project shown on the outside of the sealed envelope.  On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, there will be a pre-bid inspection of the project site. Meeting will convene at 11:00 AM at the front of 350 North Main Street, Port Chester, NY 10573.

    BID SECURITY: A certified check or satisfactory bid bond payable to the Town of Rye, in the amount of five  percent (5%) of the bid, shall accompany each bid as a guaranty, that if the bid is accepted, the Bidder will execute and file the contract and the certificate of insurance, as required by the contract.  Should the Bidder fail in meeting this provision, then the amount of the certified check or bid bond will be forfeited to the Town as liquidated damages.

    BID WITHDRAWAL: No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the scheduled opening of the bids without the consent of the Town of Rye. Also, no bid can be resubmitted by a bidder that has successfully withdrawn a bid prior to the bid opening.

    IRREGULAR BIDS: Bids may be rejected if they show any omissions, alterations of form, additions not called for, conditional bids or irregularities of any kind.

    QUALIFICATIONS OF BIDDERS: All bidders must be regularly engaged in the business of the item that he bids upon. Each bidder must have adequate personnel, equipment, materials, plant capacity and/or delivery capacity to properly execute the item that he bids. The Contractors shall supply electrical labor properly licensed to work in Westchester County and the Village of Port Chester for all on-site work.

    Any bidder may be required, as deemed necessary by the Architect, to furnish additional data regarding qualification of the bidder to successfully and responsibly perform the item or items upon which he has bid. Such additional data may include, but not be limited to, previous references for similar work performed, equipment available for performance of work and statements showing financial ability to successfully and responsibly perform the item or items bid.

    Dated:  May 11, 2021

    Hope B. Vespia

    Town Clerk

    Town of Rye

    PUBLIC NOTICE

    VILLAGE OF PORT CHESTER

    REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR

    SPECIAL COUNSEL TO PLANNING COMMISSION

    RFP #2021-03

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Village of Port Chester, New York in the Village Clerk's Office, 222 Grace Church Street, Port Chester, New York 10573, for Special Counsel to Planning Commission. The date and time by which Proposals are to be submitted is Friday, June 18, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. local time, after which date and time no proposals will be accepted.

    The Request for Proposals will be available at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021 at the Village Clerk's Office, 222 Grace Church Street, First Floor, and Port Chester, New York. The office is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday (except legal holidays). It will also be available via download from the Village of Port Chester website at www.portchesterny.gov.

    All proposals must be submitted by hard copy AND by electronic format (ex: CD or USB flash drive: E-mail is not an acceptable format or method of transference) in a sealed envelope clearly marked:

    (Sealed Proposal) RFP 2021-03

    SPECIAL COUNSEL TO PLANNING COMMISSION

    No proposer may withdraw his or her proposal within forty-five (45) days after the closing date/time for receipt of the proposal.

    If it becomes necessary to revise any part of this RFP, or if additional data or information is necessary to clarify any of its provisions, a written addendum will be issued.

    The Village reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive any procedural irregularity, and make multiple awards if in the best interest of the Village of Port Chester

    /s/ Stuart Rabin

    Stuart Rabin

    Acting Village Manager

    Village of Port Chester, New York

    Dated: May 14, 2021

    PUBLIC NOTICE

    VILLAGE OF PORT CHESTER

    REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR

    ENGINEERING ADMINISTRATION SERVICES

    MARINA BULKHEAD PROJECT

    RFP #2021-04

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Village of Port Chester, New York in the Village Clerk's Office, 222 Grace Church Street, Port Chester, New York 10573, for Engineering Administration Services – Marina Bulkhead Project. The date and time by which Proposals are to be submitted is Friday, May 28, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. local time, after which date and time no proposals will be accepted.

    The Request for Proposals will be available at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021 at the Village Clerk's Office, 222 Grace Church Street, First Floor, and Port Chester, New York. The office is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday (except legal holidays). It will also be available via download from the Village of Port Chester website at www.portchesterny.gov.

    All proposals must be submitted by hard copy AND by electronic format (ex: CD or USB flash drive: E-mail is not an acceptable format or method of transference) in a sealed envelope clearly marked:

    (Sealed Proposal) RFP 2021-04

    ENGINEERING ADMINISTRATION SERVICES

    MARINA BULKHEAD PROJECT

    No proposer may withdraw his or her proposal within forty-five (45) days after the closing date/time for receipt of the proposal.

    If it becomes necessary to revise any part of this RFP, or if additional data or information is necessary to clarify any of its provisions, a written addendum will be issued.

    The Village reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive any procedural irregularity, and make multiple awards if in the best interest of the Village of Port Chester

    /s/ Stuart Rabin

    Stuart Rabin

    Acting Village Manager

    Village of Port Chester, New York

    Dated: May 14, 2021

    LEGAL NOTICE

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, REGISTRATION, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION, PORT CHESTER-RYE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWN OF RYE, COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, NEW YORK

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of the Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District, Westchester County, Port Chester, New York, will be held in the Port Chester Middle School in said district, on Tuesday, May 6, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time, for the presentation of the budget. Budget document will be available in the district offices 7 days before the budget hearing.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that said vote and election, will be held on May 18, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, in the Main Gymnasium of the Port Chester Middle School, at which time the polls will be opened to vote by voting machine upon the following items:

    1.To adopt the annual budget of the School District for the fiscal year 2021-2022 and to authorize the requisite portion thereof to be raised by taxation on the taxable property of the District.

    2.To elect two (2) members of the Board of Education for a three (3) year term commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring on June 30, 2024, to succeed Lou Russo and Christopher Wolff whose terms expire June 30, 2021.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required to fund the School District's budget for 2021-2022, exclusive of public monies, as well as the Exemption Report, listing every type of exemption granted, as provided in Real Property Tax Law Section 495, may be obtained by any resident of the District during business hours beginning April 23, 2021 except Saturday, Sunday or holidays, at the Administration Office, 113 Bowman Avenue, Port Chester, New York, and at each of the following school houses:

    Thomas A. Edison

    King Street

    Park Avenue

    John F. Kennedy

    Middle School

    High School

    The Budget will also be available at any free association or public library in the District and on the District website.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education shall be filed in the office of the Clerk of said District at her office in the Middle School Building, not later than Monday, April 19, 2021, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Vacancies on the Board of Education are not considered separate, specific offices; candidates run at large. Nominating petitions shall not describe any specific vacancy upon the Board for which the candidate is nominated; must be directed to the Clerk of the District; must be signed by at least 25 qualified voters or 2 percent of the number of voters who voted in the previous annual election of the members of the school board, whichever is greater. Vacancies shall be filled in a descending order of valid tabulated votes, as canvassed at the Annual Election. Nominating petitions may be obtained from the clerk of the district at the Port Chester Middle School during District Clerk business hours, 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the deadline to submit petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education has been extended and now shall be filed in the office of the Clerk of said District at her office in the Middle School Building, not later than Monday, May 10, 2021, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be obtained during school business hours from the District Clerk at the Board of Education Administration Office, 113 Bowman Avenue, Port Chester, NY; completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on May 18, 2021.

    A list of persons to whom absentee ballots are issued will be available for inspection to qualified voters of the District in the office of the District Clerk for the five days prior to the annual meeting, except Sunday, beginning May 12, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and said list will be posted at the polling place at the election. Any qualified voter present in the polling place may object to the voting of the ballot upon appropriate grounds for making his/her challenge and the reasons therefor known to the Inspector of Election before the close of the polls.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that personal registration of voters is required either pursuant to §2014 of the Education law or pursuant to Article §5 of the Election Law. If a voter has heretofore registered pursuant to §2014 of the Education Law and has voted at an annual or special district meeting within the last four (4) calendar years prior to May 18, 2021, he/she is eligible to vote at this election; if a voter is registered and eligible to vote under Article 5 of the Election Law, he/she is also eligible to vote at this election. All other persons who wish to vote must register.

    The Board of Registration will meet for the purpose of registering all qualified voters of the District pursuant to §2014 of the Education Law at the Middle School, on Monday, May 10, 2021 between the hours of 2:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. prevailing time, in the office of the District Clerk located in the Port Chester Middle School to add any additional names to the register and to prepare the register of the school district for said annual meeting and election. Any person shall be entitled to have his or her name placed upon such register provided that at such meeting of the Board of Registration, he or she is known or proven to the satisfaction of such Board of Registration to be then or thereafter qualified to vote at said annual meeting and election. No person shall be entitled to vote at said annual meeting and election whose name does not appear on the register of the school district.

    And notice is also given that said register will be filed in the office of the district clerk on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 and will thereupon be open for inspection by any qualified voters of the district between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. prevailing time, on each of the five (5) days prior to the day set for said meeting and election, excluding Sunday, and at the polling place on the day of the vote.

    And notice is also given that military voters who are not currently registered may apply to register as a qualified voter of the school district. Military voters may apply to register to vote with the District Clerk in person in the office of the District Clerk located in the Port Chester Middle School or by calling that office 914-934-7922. Upon such request for a military voter application, such military voter may indicate his/her preference for receiving the application for registration by mail, facsimile or electronic mail. Such registration application must be received in the office of the District Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 9, 2021, the day before the school district’s board of registration will meet to prepare the school district register. Such registration application shall be considered by the board of registration at its meeting to prepare the register of voters for such annual meeting and election. Any military voter shall be entitled to have his/her name placed upon such register, provided, that at such meeting of the board of registration, he/she is known or proven to the satisfaction of such board of registration, to be then or thereafter entitled to military voter status at the annual meeting and election for which such register is prepared. A list of all persons to whom military ballots shall have been issued will be available in the said Office of the Clerk of the District on each of the five days prior to the date set for the annual meeting and election, except Sunday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and on the date set for the annual meeting and election.

    In accordance with Part 122 of the Rules and Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, military voters who are qualified voters of the school district may apply for a military ballot. Applications for military ballots for the election of two members of the Board of Education, for voting on the annual school district budget, and for voting on any propositions, may be requested from the office of the District Clerk, located in the Port Chester Middle School or by calling that office 914-934-7922. Upon such request for a military voter ballot application, such military voter may indicate his/her preference for receiving the application by mail, facsimile or electronic mail. Completed military ballot applications must be received by the Clerk of the District no later than 5:00 pm on April 22, 2021.

    And notice is also given that the Board of Registration will meet May 18, 2021 during the annual election at the place and time of said election for the purpose of preparing a register for meetings and elections held subsequent to said annual meeting and election.

    AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to a rule adopted by the Board of Education in accordance with §§2035 and 2008 of the Education Law, petitions must be filed with the District Clerk at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual election, and any referenda seeking amendments to the budget or propositions otherwise being submitted for voting as said election shall be filed with the Board of Education at the Administration Building, which is hou