DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
FY 2020 through 2022 GOAL
It is the policy of the Greater Hartford Transit District (the District) to provide Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or part with federal funds. The District will not allow any person or business to be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be discriminated against in connection with the award and performance of any U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contract on the basis of sex, race, color or national origin. The District has established a proposed DBE participation overall goal for FYs 2020 to 2022 of 5%.
Any firm wishing to obtain further information about the DBE program or the goal setting methodology should contact Mary Deppe at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 860.247.5329 Ext. 3004. The goal setting methodology can also be viewed at the District’s office, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, Hartford, CT, 06103.
Other information about the DBE program can be obtained by contacting the US Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration – Region I, Civil Rights Officer, 55 Broadway Street, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA 02142.
INVITATION FOR BIDS
DIESEL TO GASOLINE FUEL TANK CONVERSION
GHTD IFB #07-021
The Greater Hartford Transit District (GHTD), Hartford, Connecticut, a municipal corporation formed under Chapter 103a of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended, is seeking a contractor to perform either the removal of an existing 10,000-gallon diesel tank and installation of a new 12,000-gallon gasoline, or refurbishing the existing 10,000-gallon diesel tank for use by gasoline. Both options include reusing, relocating, or installing new equipment to facilitate the use of gasoline rather than diesel fuel, and cleaning all piping and/or tank of old diesel fuel. Work includes reconfiguring existing equipment to accommodate gasoline fueling on an alternative traffic pattern through the garage area, including removal of diesel-specific equipment and filling/repair of all remnant used penetrations. Work also includes all electrical work associated with completing the above items. All work details are indicated in the Bid Documents. The project location is the Greater Hartford Transit District’s ADA Paratransit Operations and Maintenance Facility, located at 148 Roberts Street, East Hartford, CT 06108.