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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the Town Clerk of the Town of Clayton, no later than 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 6, 2021, at the Office of the Town Clerk, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton, New York 13624, at which time and place all received sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of the following:

Septic Tank Pump Out & Hauling – The work is for the existing Town owned septic tanks in the Depauville Sewer District that involve approximately 100 residential septic tanks (1,000 gallons) and approximately 3 commercial septic tanks (1250 to 1500 gallons). Each year the Town pumps out all the commercial tanks and approximately 1/5th of the residential septic tanks. The plant operator will provide the list of tanks each year to be done. Services include the uncovering of access cover to each septic tank, the removal of access cover, the pumping out of the septic tank sewage, the visual inspection of tank for defects from the surface, the reinstallation of septic tank access cover, the repositioning of the soil over the septic tank cover, the hauling of the septic tank sewage waste to a licensed facility and the disposal at the facility. The service provider is also required to be available for emergency calls (24 hours per day, 7 days per week) to handle unplanned situations, as a separate line item on the bid form. The Town of Clayton has a current annual sewage disposal agreement with the City of Watertown. The price will be based on the cost per residential tank and per commercial tank as shown on the bid form.

Contractors may request a site inspection of the facilities prior to submission of a bid. Inspections can be coordinated with Steve Dorr, Highway Superintendent at 315-778-4169 or

Utilization of these services will be for work that is needed beyond the scope or availability of municipal employees. Service Providers wishing to be considered for service work shall submit an hourly and daily rate for applicable categories and shall be all inclusive including supplemental benefits, applicable taxes, worker’s compensation, transportation, insurance, overhead and profit. A contract will be required for each successful bidder. Payment for work completed or supplied will be paid within 45 days of approval of invoice.  The Town of Clayton reserves the right to extend the contracts for the calendar year of 2023 if the contract holder agrees to this extension.

Specifications and bid forms can be found below or hard copies can be picked up at the Town Clerk’s Office, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY 13624. Please submit proposals to the attention of Lance Peterson, Supervisor, Town of Clayton, 405 Riverside Drive, Clayton, NY by 2:00 pm on December 6, 2021.

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