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Commodity:Construction Services, Electrical services
Description:SSHA Elevator Modernization Project, Located at 674 Dundas Street West, Toronto.
BIDS ARE REQUESTED FOR: SSHA Elevator Modernization Project, Located at 674 Dundas Street West, Toronto.

Questions About This Tender Should Be Directed In Writing To Meghan Breaugh At E-Mail The Last Day For Questions With Respect To This Tender Is Three (3) Working Days Prior To Closing.
Call AwardCall number: 95-2019
Successful bidder
and contract amount:
SSHA Elevator Modernization Project
Joe Pace & Sons Contracting
Date awarded:June 28, 2019
Client division:Facilities Design & Construction
Issue date:March 5, 2019Closing date:April 18, 2019
at 12:00 Noon
Notes:4 Addenda
Tender 95-2019 NOIP Final.pdf (186 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:15:08 PM
95-2019 - Viewing Copy.pdf (1624 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:15:56 PM
95-2019 - Web Attachment No 1.pdf (6356 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:19:01 PM
95-2019 - Web Attachment No 2.pdf (1304 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:19:17 PM
95-2019 - Web Attachment No 3.pdf (612 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:19:27 PM
95-2019 - Web Attachment No 4.pdf (1534 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:19:41 PM
95-2019 - Web Attachment No 5.pdf (9083 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:20:17 PM
95-2019 - Web Attachment No 6.pdf (1860 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:20:48 PM
95-2019 - Web Attachment No 7.pdf (1445 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/05/2019 03:21:02 PM
95-2019 - Addendum No. 1.pdf (37 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/15/2019 11:22:37 AM
95-2019 - Addendum No. 2.pdf (1411 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/27/2019 09:58:26 AM
95-2019 - Addendum No. 3.pdf (157 Kbytes) - Posted on 04/10/2019 10:46:26 AM
95-2019 - Addendum No. 4.pdf (2003 Kbytes) - Posted on 04/15/2019 04:12:39 PM
Pre-bid meeting:Mandatory Site meeting to be held: March 12, 2019 at 10:00 AM local time

AT: Meet with the City representative at the front entrance of 674 Dundas Street West, Toronto.
Buyer:Breaugh, MeghanPhone number:416-338-5573
Email:Meghan.Breaugh@toronto.caLocation:City Hall, 19th Floor, West Tower
Non-refundable document fee:
$100.00 + 13.00 HST = $113.00

Security deposit:


Hide details for Scope of work:Scope of work:

This Tender Is For The Pre-Qualified Bidders Only. This Tender Is For The Pre-Qualified Bidders Only, that have Pre-Qualified From RTP No. 3907-16-5062.
Refer To Section 2, Article 2 Of This Tender Document.


The Contractor shall furnish all labour, materials, equipment and supervision for renovation of the existing building, located at, 674 Dundas St. W., Toronto in accordance with the drawings and specifications including any addenda issued during the time of bidding. This work shall include, but not be limited to the short summary below:

1. Prior to starting construction, the Contractor is to obtain and post a Notice of Project from the Ontario Ministry of Labour. Contractor shall provide a copy of the Contractors Health and Safety Policy, as well as the Health and Safety Plan specifically for the project. These documents shall be provided to the Consultant and the City.

2. Provide a construction sequencing and staging plan to the Consultant and City of Toronto Project Manager indicating site access, safety barriers, fencing, hoarding, material staging area, work area, phasing of work and disposal bin location. This plan must be approved by the City of Toronto and consultant prior to any mobilization on site and must take into account working within a 24/7 Operational Women’s Shelter.

3. Protection of existing facility, and adjacent facilities, finishes, etc. during project. Any damages caused by the contractor to existing facilities will be the contractor's responsibility to rectify. Refer to technical drawings and specifications prepared by the Consultant for additional information.

4. Provide Pre-Construction photos and video survey copy to City Project Manager and Consultant prior to start of Demolition and Construction.

5. Removal and disposal of existing finishes and building materials in the building and as indicated in attached Construction Documents.

6. Patching and making good of existing finished elements to match existing affected by the new work and as indicated in the attached Construction Documents and any areas damaged by trades during the work.

7. Scope of work may include, but not limited to the following:

a. General:

i. Modernize one (1) hydraulic elevator:
1. Demolish one (1) cantilevered hydraulic elevator. Remove all associated equipment as noted in documents including existing dumbwaiter machine room equipment, hoistway equipment, entrances and hall fixtures.

2. Install one (1) roped hydraulic elevator
ii. Remediation of designated substances as outlined in Reports provided.
iii. Daily and Final cleaning throughout the project
iv. The provision of close-out documents

b. Architectural:

i. Patch any existing openings in the areas of work including the elevator hoistway and elevator machine room. Block, fill and patch all entrance and fixture openings such that it matches surrounding wall surfaces, with the application of fire stop where required.
ii. Make good with matching exterior finish at new mechanical wall/roof penetrations.

c. Structural:

i. Separate Scope: relocate north wall of existing basement elevator machine room if required to accommodate new elevator equipment, as assessed by general contractor's elevator sub-contractor.

d. Mechanical & Electrical:

i. Provide mechanical and electrical work as required to complete the elevator modernization.
ii. Replace split AC unit serving elevator machine room
iii. Provide cooling unit for IT & Security hub room
iv. Relocate existing sprinkler heads in areas of renovation
v. Supply & install devices including luminaires, switches, outlets, receptacles, exit signs, emergency lights. Make devices operable.
vi. Supply & install conduit rough-in for all security devices

e. Security:

i. Supply and install devices including CCTV, Security and card access and all associated wiring. Make devices operable.

8. Disposal of any construction materials/debris, in a legal manner, for this project on a daily basis and in accordance with City of Toronto Construction, Renovation & Demolition Waste Management Policy referenced in the attached Construction Documents.
9. Final and finish cleaning acceptable for handover to client prior to turn over and as indicated in the attached Construction Documents, including but not limited to the following areas:

a. Cleaning and repairs to the entire post-construction site. Site is to be dust and stain free.
b. Clean up of debris.
c. The Contractor is responsible to clean up and removal from the premises all waste materials, rubbish, wrappings and salvages as generated by the construction.

10. Coordinate and administer all necessary inspections for Authorities having Jurisdiction including but not limited to ESA inspections, TSSA, MOE, Building Department Inspections and signoff, Fire alarm Verification, and HVAC and plumbing inspections and applications for all occupancy permits. The complete approvals of these agencies is the responsibility of Contractor, the City will provide the Building Permit.
a. Include for cleaning and re-commissioning of existing equipment.
b. Include for cleaning and restoration of existing mechanical equipment and services as noted in the construction documents

11. Cooperate with Client and other agents working for or with the City of Toronto for general work and regular building functions for the duration of the construction period.


1. Existing facility is a fully occupied, and operational Women's Shelter which is open 24/7 and all year round. The contractor will have to coordinate all work and work hours with the City.

2. The Substantial Performance date indicated within the tender must be achieved, Contractor shall include in their bid price provision for all after hours work necessary to achieve Substantial Performance.

3. The City reserves the right acting reasonably to stop any disruptive work and request to have this work completed at a different time at no cost to the project. It will be the Contractor's responsibility to co-ordinate this work at a time suitable to the Client.

4. Sunday work is not permitted unless directed by the City.

5. The General Contractor must schedule and perform the work in accordance with the City of Toronto Municipal Noise By-Law and include for all costs associated with this in their base bid price.


1. The areas of construction are to be clearly delineated and signed for safety purposes at all times, including access to exits, and clear paths of travel. Where project work may cause temporary or partial closure of the exits or egress to and from the site then alternate exits or egress must be provided.

2. Emergency exiting and egress paths cannot be obstructed during construction. The contractor shall ensure the work area is free and clear of debris at all times.

3. Maintain adequate safety communication signage at all times in accordance with the Ontario Health and Safety Act.

4. Full time General Contractor site supervision is required while trades are on site throughout the work of this contract.

5. The contractor shall maintain all of the existing life safety equipment systems and devices in good working order for the entire duration of the project.

6. The Contractor shall keep a complete set of construction documents on site at all times including but not limited to the following: a) RFI's b) CO's c) Quotations d) Site Instructions e) CCN's f) Change Directives g) Drawings and Specifications, h) Approved Shop Drawings i) Meeting Minutes, j) Construction Schedule.

7. The Contractor shall coordinate with the City and be permitted to use and maintain in a clean manner a designated washroom facility within the building.

8. Prior to the initial draft invoice being submitted the Contractor will provide a breakdown schedule of values providing sufficient detail for review and acceptance by the Consultant and the City. For each invoice submitted, the Contractor is to list the Invoice number, payment number, all previous charges to date, percentage completion of each item of work, the remaining charges for each item of work and which, if any, items have been charged to the contingency or cash allowance. The City Project Manager and Consultant shall receive draft invoices in advance of the time they are to be sent to the City Account Payable department for processing. The Consultants validation for payment of the approved Contractors invoice shall also reflect similar level of detail.

9. All inspection and testing noted in the specifications and on the drawings is covered in Cash Allowances. Payments from the Contingency Allowance will not be permitted without prior written approval of the City's Project Manager via Change Orders. The unused portion is to be identified as a 100% credit to the contract prior to any other Change Orders.

10. All Change Orders are to be prepared and executed by the Consultant. Payments from the Cash Allowance will not be permitted without prior written approval of the City's Project Manager via Cash Allowance Authorization subject to satisfactory submission details provided by the Contractor. The unused portion is to be identified as a 100% credit to the contract. All Cash Allowance Authorizations are to be prepared and executed by the Consultant.

11. Prior to the start of any and all work, Contractor shall notify the Consultant of any discrepancies or omissions which would interfere with the satisfactory completion of the work.

12. All work, whether shown or implied, unless specifically questioned, shall be considered fully understood in all respects by the Contractor, and he will be responsible for any misinterpretations or consequences thereof for all work shown on all contract documents.

13. The Consultant and the City reserve the right to allow other contractors to perform work in connection with the project. The Contractor shall be responsible for coordination of work and establishing schedules for all trades including the City trades such as IT and Security. The Contractor shall afford other contractors reasonable opportunity for the introduction and storage of their materials and equipment for execution of their work.

14. No material substitutions shall be made unless previously approved in writing by the Consultant and the City.

15. Both the Consultant and the City shall have access to the demised premises at all times.

16. Any construction tools and / or equipment used on project must follow OHSA guidelines or any other code requirements having jurisdiction over tools and equipment.

17. Throughout the entire course of construction the Contractor and any other trade working on job site must follow the current OHSA guidelines in addition to all codes having jurisdiction as it relates to protective clothing: hard hats, gloves, eye protection, shoes and work procedures.

18. All sub-contractor’s shop drawings shall be submitted to the Consultant for approval throughout the Contractor prior to work being performed, unless otherwise noted. All Contractors shall submit cuts, samples and finishes for written approval prior to ordering or fabrication.

19. The City may at its own discretion require the G.C. to coordinate weekly project meetings as the assignment progresses.

20. Further to General Requirements 1.7, Temporary Heating and Ventilation, the Contractor is to maintain adequate heat levels to avoid damage to building systems and proper curing of finishes.

21. The Contractor will staff the project with a full time Site Superintendent.


1. The start date of this Contract is immediately upon receipt of a purchase order, issued by the City of Toronto Project Manager and/or Purchasing Materials Management Division. The scope of work is to commence immediately after the award of the Contract. Award is conditional upon all approvals, bonding and insurance being in place. Continuous and progressive operation shall be carried out until work is completed. The mandatory Substantial Performance date for construction is November 31, 2019. The 100% completion date is to be completed as expeditiously as possible. The Contractor is responsible to provide all the forces necessary to carry out the work which entails providing a Site Superintendent, Forepersons (2) and Crews within the facility meeting the specified timeframe. Should any work be delayed for any reason other than what is permitted within the City of Toronto CCDC contract then the Contractor shall not be entitled to any claims and will be subject to penalty via liquidated damages clauses noted within Section 5A.

2. Completion dates of the Contract may be extended at the sole discretion of the City subject to the required approvals being obtained in accordance with the applicable City of Toronto CCDC contract clauses.

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