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The McKean County Housing Authority (MCHA), shall receive bids at 415 West Main Street, Smethport, Pennsylvania 16749, until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at which time all bids will be publicly opened (via Zoom Meeting) for:





Bidders are required to submit written bids that present the bidder’s qualifications and understanding of the scope of work to be performed defined in the invitation for bid. The bidder’s bid should be prepared simply and economically and should provide all information it considers pertinent to its qualifications for invitation for bid contained herein. Emphasis should be placed on completeness of services offered and clarity of content.


invitation for bids are available for viewing and downloading free of charge at the following link: or by sending an email with the subject line – CARPET REPLACEMENT VARIOUS SITES IFB – to:

You may purchase the IFB document for a non-refundable fee of $15.00 directly from our office located at 415 West Main Street, Smethport PA 16749. Due to Covid restrictions, you must call the office in advance at (814)887-5563, prior to the purchase of IFB documents.




The MCHA encourages qualifications from Minority and Women Business Enterprises and Section 3 firms.  It is the policy of the MCHA to encourage Minority and Women Business Enterprises as well as Section 3 firm participation in this program and all respondents are expected to cooperate in implementing this policy.  The MCHA reserves the right to waive any or all informalities, and to reject any or all qualifications, or any qualifications that are incomplete, conditional, obscure, or which contain irregularities of any kind, or any or all qualifications not deemed to be in the best interest of the MCHA. 


The project consists of replacement of hallway and/or community room carpet for (5) five apartment communities:

Riley Road, The Abbie, Jenny L Manor, Page Place and Dickinson Manor.


There will be an optional pre-bid conference on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Meet at Riley Road Apartment, in Community Room located on Riley Road in Bradford PA 16701.


Each bid must be accompanied by a properly executed Bid Bond, Certified Check, or Cashier’s Check on a

solvent bank, made payable to the McKean County Housing Authority in an amount which shall not

be less than 5 percent (5%) of the total amount of the Bid.


All IFBs must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday June 15, 2021, at 415 West Main Street, Smethport PA 16749.


IFBs received after this date and time will not be accepted.

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