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ENB - Region 9 Notices 5/18/2016

Public Notice

Town of Amherst Office of Refuse Control

Draft Request for Proposals to Provide Refuse Collection and Disposal and Recyclable Materials Collection and Processing and Separate Yard Waste Collection

Notice to Proposers

Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals are sought and requested for the Town of Amherst, Garbage and Refuse District #1, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, N.Y. 14221, herein referred to as the "Town" for Solid Waste Services according to the specifications of a contract for refuse hauling and disposal and recyclables pickup and processing from curbside collection sites within the Town limits. Also, the separate pickup of yard waste between April 1st and November 30th annually. Sealed proposals will be received by the Purchasing Department of the Town of Amherst, on August 29th, 2016, no later than 2:00 p.m. EST, at their office in the Municipal Building, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221.

In accordance with New York State General Municipal Law 120-w, it is the intention of the Town to enter into negotiations for an agreement with the contractor(s) whose proposal (s), in the judgment of the Town of Amherst, best serves the Town's needs, considering net costs, technical feasibility and reliability, resources, financial condition, risk allocation, and experience in similar operations. A five-year service period is being sought, with the potential for extension of the contract (s) for an additional five year period upon mutual consent. Contractors must identify sufficient equipment and facilities to collect and haul approximately 30,000 tons of solid waste and/or process approximately 10,000 tons of recyclables from approximately 34,500 units. This does not include the Village of Williamsville which has approximately 2,200 residences. The Town reserves the right to reject all proposals.

The Draft Request for Proposals may be obtained at the Town of Amherst Purchasing Department Office, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York, 14221, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. from May 18th 2016 to July 18th, 2016 and is also available online at the Town of Amherst website: http://www.amherst.ny.us.

Contact: Karen Halton, Town of Amherst, Municipal Building, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville, New York 14221.


Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The Town of Chautauqua Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adoption of Local Law No. 1 of 2016 - Amending Permitted Uses in the Commercial-Tourism District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the adoption of a local law to permit three new uses within the Commercial-Tourism District: business offices, custom shops, and multiple-family dwellings with up to 4 units. The project is located throughout the Town of Chautauqua, New York.

Contact: Donald D. Emhardt, Town of Chautauqua, 2 Academy Street, Mayville, NY 14757, Phone: (716-753-7342.


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