Pricing submissions are to be received electronically in PDF format.  Electronic tenders are to be titled “Company Name – MOCA-WATERTANK” are to be sent to the email, subject line “MOCA-WATERTANK”.  Electronic submissions will be accepted up until 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 4, 2020 (local time).  It will be the Proponent’s responsibility to ensure the pricing submission is received electronically on time.  Email submissions will receive a reply back email indicating submission has been received.  Hard copies of the Proposal are to be mailed to the Municipality of the County of Antigonish, 261 Beech Hill Road, Beech Hill, NS B2G 0B4, Attention Daryl Myers.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no public opening.

The purpose of this Proposal call is to select a Glass Fused, Bolted Steel Water Tank, complete with a concrete foundation design for the supplier to supply and install the steel water tank on a concrete foundation.  The supplier will be responsible for the design and construction of the concrete foundation for the water tank.  Contractor’s must take into consideration and adjust their work practices to ensure ALL construction activities are following the on-going (and changing) provincial COVID-19 restrictions issued by the Government of Nova Scotia and federal restrictions issued by the Government of Canada.

Proposal Documents may be obtained (electronic or paper) from Strait Engineering Limited, 298 Reeves St., Unit 9, Port Hawkesbury, Phone (902) 625-3631.  A non-refundable fee of $30.00 is required for paper copies only.  Cash or cheque is acceptable.  Cheque to be made payable to Strait Engineering Ltd.  Contractor to allow 24 hours notice for paper copy of Proposal Documents to be prepared and is required to call ahead to arrange for pick-up.  Electronic documents can be requested by emailing Kelsey DeCoste at

Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified cheque in the amount of 10% of the bid amount, or a Bid Bond in the amount of 10% of the bid amount and a Consent of Surety for the required fifty percent (50%) Performance Bond and fifty percent (50%) Labour and Materials Bond.  In lieu of bonding the Municipality will accept a certified cheque in the amount of 20% of the bid amount as project securities.

The Municipality of the County of Antigonish reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, not necessarily accept the lowest proposal, or to accept any proposal which it may consider to be in the best interest of the Municipality.  The Municipality also reserves the right to waive formality, informality or technicality in any proposal.

ADDENDUM # 1 – Issued May 29, 2020
ADDENDUM # 2 – Issued June 1, 2020


Daryl Myers
Director of Public Works

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