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2016 COUNCIL MEETINGS

 

COUNCIL MEETINGS START AT 7PM UNLESS LISTED OTHERWISE AT CITY HALL 1800 N. MARKET STREET

MEETING FOR 2016 ARE LISTED AS FOLLOWS:


JANUARY 4, 2016
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
MARCH 21, 2016 Meeting to be held at 1:15PM in the BERWICK HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
APRIL 18, 2016
MAY 16, 2016
JUNE 20, 2016
JULY 18, 2016
AUGUST 15, 2016
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
OCTOBER 17, 2016
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
DECEMBER 19, 2016

2016 FIREWORKS BID
 

 The BOROUGH reserves the right to award the contract to that Proposer who will best
serve the interest of the BOROUGH. The BOROUGH reserves the right, based upon its deliberations and in its opinion, to accept or reject any or all proposals


SCOPE OF WORK
The following is what the BOROUGH is requesting.

1. Date of show: Monday July 4, 2016.
2. The Borough has a budget in the range of $7,000. to spend.
3. Display shall begin promptly at 9:00 pm local time.
4. The duration of the show shall be 30 minutes.
5. The CONTRACTOR will provide, deliver and secure fireworks to the designated point of fire area.
6. The CONTRACTOR will provide sufficient number of certified and experienced pyro-technicians to set-up and fire display.
7. The CONTRACTOR will provide written procedures outlining plans for delivery, set-up and discharge of fireworks display in response to variable weather.
8. In the event the show is completely canceled due to weather conditions, as determined by Borough Manager. The Borough reserves the right to reschedule or to completely cancel the display. CONTRACTOR is to outline in CONTRACTOR’s proposal what price, if any, CONTRACTOR may charge if show is completely cancelled due to weather conditions. NOTE: If there is a delay in the show start or a break in the show due to WEATHER conditions, no adjustment will be expected for that delay or break. The BOROUGH shall still require an adjustment for damaged or un-shot shells, even if there was a weather delay.
9. The CONTRACTOR will be registered with the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.

 

PROPOSAL
The following issues should be fully responded to in your proposal in concise narrative form.
1. Fireworks will be launched from private property adjacent to Berwick Area School district football field (Crispin Field). All materials will adhere to regulations pertaining to fireworks shells and launch operator guidelines as stated in Pennsylvania Fireworks Law and NFPA.
2. A fully detailed plan of the display program: Include, at a minimum, the following information – total number of shells, number of shells per minute, including specialty colors (blue, white, shades of green, etc.) and size of shell, variety of shells and quality of shells.
3. Make special note of shells that would make the show unique. Note special effect shells and their effects. No ground displays are required.
4. Show amount of dead air time and length of show.
5. A detailed, concise action plan for delivery, inventory, communication with staff, set-up, display, clean-up of area and disposal of defective, damaged or unsafe shells. Include safety procedures.
6. The period of any resulting contract will be for ONE year (July 4th, 2016). The BOROUGH reserves the right to extend the contract for two (2) additional one (1) year terms providing all terms conditions and specifications remain the same, both parties agree to the extension, and such extension is approved by the BOROUGH.
7. Mark envelope 2016 SEALED FIREWORKS BID and submit to Berwick Borough 1800 N. Market Street Berwick, PA 18603

 

INSURANCE
The CONTRACTOR shall carry at all times the following insurance coverage:
Worker's Compensation & Employer's Liability Insurance
Limits:Worker's Compensation - Statutory
Employer's Liability $100,000/$500,000/$100,000
Comprehensive General Liability Insurance
Limits:Combined single Limit Bodily Injury/Property Damage - $2,000,000
Automobile Liability Insurance – Combined Single Limit - $1,000,000

 

SEALED BIDS are due by
Monday, February 15, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Berwick Borough
1800 N. Market Street
Berwick, PA 18603

 


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HEIMBACH PARK ANNOUNCEMENT
 

 

 

The Borough of Berwick Council announces that with a
 
grant from the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund the
 
borough was able to purchase the 2 vacant properties
 
behind Heimbach Park. The properties will be incorporated
 
into the park with a fountain and a Veterans Memorial
 
featuring all branches of the service.
 
 
The Berwick Health and Wellness Fund is the original and
 
largest fund of the Central Susquehanna Community
 
Foundation. Its purpose is to improve the health and
 
welfare of residents and communities of eastern Columbia
 
and western Luzerne counties.

 

 

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