Customers within or near the City of Middletown, residing on the streets listed below, will received their Smart Meters during the month of April 2019. This notification is part of the outreach and education effort in O&R’s, NYSPSC approved customer notification process.

Attached you will find:
• O&R Smart Meter Contractor Information - Aclara 
• FAQ Sheet - Click here → pdf Smart Meter FAQ (42 KB)
• Post Card sent to each customer. Click here →  pdf Smart Meters 90 Day Postcard (1.07 MB)

O&R’s contractor, Aclara conducts the Smart Meter installations. Contractors wear contractor badges, bright yellow vests and helmets that read Aclara. Additionally, contractor vehicles are wrapped in the color orange with O&R’s logo, Aclara’s logo and the slogan “Smart Meters Coming Your Way”. I’ve attached documents for your reference should you receive calls.

As the Smart Meter deployment progresses, additional notification dates will be provided to the City of Middletown on a monthly basis.

April 2019 Smart Meter Installs

WICKHAM AVE
PRINCE ST
ELDRED ST
LOW AVE
PROSPECT ST
N GALLERIA DR
TOWER RD
ROUTE-211
WESLEY CT
WES-WARREN DR
WILSON DR
E ROUTE-211
BALLARD RD
WARREN DR
COMMERCIAL AVE
TOWER DR
E MAIN ST
BELVERNON AVE
SCHUTT RD
AVENUE-F
AVENUE-E
AVENUE-D
AVENUE-C
AVENUE-B
AVENUE-A
DOLSONTOWN RD
GENUNG-STREET EXT
GENUNG ST
AIRPORT RD
REGENCY CT
E MAIN-STREET EXT
LINDENTREE LN
MEADOW-VIEW DR
KLESS CT
LYNDSEY LN
MAPLE-FIELDS DR
FIELDSTONE DR
MEADOW-FIELDS DR
GUYMARD TPKE
VALLEY-VIEW RD
GRANITE CT
HIGH-HOPE DR
MOUNT-HOPE RD
EXCELSIOR AVE
WILLOW ST
HOUSTON-AVENUE EXT
RIDGEWOOD AVE
VICTORY DR
EVAN CT
HIGHLAND AVE
MIDWAY RD
CRYSTAL-RUN RD
SULLIVAN LN
LANGTON-MEWS
EATON CT
MARSHAM CT
EBURY-MEWS PARK
ABINGTON-MEWS
BELGRAVE-MEWS
MAGDALENE-CLOSE
FITZHERBERT-MEWS
PERRINS-MEWS
BUCKINGHAM-MEWS

O&R is planning to begin a gas main replacement project along Highland Avenue, Wisner Avenue, Rockwell Avenue, Chappell Pkwy and Royce Avenue on or near the beginning of the week of April 8th.

This main replacement is being performed to strengthen and improve the reliability of the gas system. The project consists of 5955’ of gas main replacement and 134 individual gas services to customers. All affected customers have received correspondence notifying them of O&R’s planned work. Work is estimated to be completed with 100 days. Orange and Rockland Contractors will be performing all work as well as restoration.

Set for Saturday, June 15, Middletown Residents Only


Middletown, NY, April 26, 2019: Middletown Mayor Joseph M. DeStefano announced today that an Electronics Drop Off at 76 Monhagen Ave on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 8:00AM to 3:00PM with a limit of 5 items per household with proof of City of Middletown residency to be presented at drop off.


“We are pleased to provide this added service for our residents and neighbors,” said Mayor DeStefano. “Customer service is a top priority of my administration, and providing this added convenience for everyone in Middletown is another way for us to better serve the residents and taxpayers of our great city. Council President Rodrigues, the members of the City Council and I remain committed to improving services in cost-effective ways.” Council President Rodrigues has scheduled a vote funding this pickup for May 7th at 8PM.


The drop off location provides residents the opportunity to dispose of these items at their convenience and free of charge. Leaving electronic devices curb side is prohibited by State Law and will result in a fine.
City crews will be on site to assist in removing items from your vehicle. Residents may also dispose of these items at certain commercial vendors throughout the year as a pay service.


DeStefano acknowledged the work of Public Works Chairman, Fourth Ward Jude Jean-Francois and Deputy Commissioner Mark Pengel for bringing this service to our residents this year. Chairman Jean-Francois noted that the pickup will cost in the area of $4,000 for the day.


At the request of Second Ward Aldermen, Jerry Kleiner and Andrew Green, Mayor DeStefano is hoping to arrange an additional pickup for October, 2019.

RECEIPT OF BIDS: Sealed Bids on forms prepared by the Architect will be received by the:
Middletown Office of Economic and Community Development
16 James Street
Middletown, NY 10940
Phone: (845) 346-4170

Bids will be received at the Office of Economic and Community Development until 3:00 pm (local time) on Thursday, June 13, 2019. All contractors are encouraged to visit the project sites and to contact the Owner for access to each building if desired. Bids will be opened in public on June 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm, and bidders can attend the opening. The envelopes containing the Bids must be sealed, addressed to the:
Middletown Façade Improvement/Downtown Revitalization Initiative
Office of Economic and Community Development
16 James Street
Middletown, NY 10940

The following properties will be individually bid out:

1. 12-14 Union Street
2. 4- Franklin Street
3. 1-7 North Street
4. 2 West Main Street
5. 5 East Main Street
6. 8-10 East Main Street

Contractors have the option to bid on all or some of the properties listed above. Bids will be awarded individually by property owner.

The Information for Bidders, Drawings, Specifications and other Contract Documents may be reviewed at the Office of Economic and Community Development, becoming available approximately three weeks prior to the bid due date. Addenda, if any, will be issued to only those persons whose name and address are on record of having obtained the Contract Documents.

Contract Documents are available by email, upon email request to the Architect, Coppola Associates, ajcoppola@coppola-associates.com or 845-561-3559, Ext 202.

The Middletown Office of Economic and Community Development is not the OWNER. Individual property Owners are listed on the separate bid forms.

STATEMENT OF NON-COLLUSION: Bidders on Contracts are required to execute a non-collusive bidding affidavit pursuant to Section 103d of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. All bid prices to be valid for forty-five (45) days after bidding due date.

Subject to the provisions of Article 28, Part III of the New York State Tax Law and the provisions of the Contract Documents, the Owner is exempt from payment of sales and compensating use taxes of the State of New York and cities and counties on all materials supplied to the Owner pursuant to this contract.

The Office of Economic and Community Development hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that regarding any contract entered pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the ground of race, color or national origin in consideration of an award.

The State has established a goal to include at least 22% MBE participation and 10%WBE participation. The lowest bidder must submit, either with their bid or within seven business days of notification of selection, a Grants MWBE Utilization Plan, Contractor's Solicitation Log and documentation that NYS Certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) were contacted during preparation of said bid. Participants that do not submit the Grants MWBE Utilization Plan, Contractor's Solicitation Log and evidence of their good faith efforts will be deemed non-responsive and their bid may be rejected. Evidence of good faith efforts is contact by certified mail, follow-up with phone contact and a summary of all contact and results. Prior to the award of a contract to the lowest bidder, review and acceptance of the bid summary and all MWBE documentation by State Parks is required. The forms can be found at https://hcr.ny.gov/downtown-revitalization-initiative-dri-forms

The City of Middletown reserves the right to reject any and/or all BIDS.

Maria Bruni, City of Middletown OECD Director, (845) 346-4170
Coppola Associates (845) 561-3559
Joseph M. DeStefano, City of Middletown Mayor

CITY OF MIDDLETOWN
City of Middletown is accepting quotes for a True Lease specifications below.
SURVEILLANCE CAMERA / SYSTEM INSTALL
The City of Middletown seeks a qualified contractor to install a surveillance camera system and access control in the City of Middletown at three separate fire stations. The city anticipates approximately 40 cameras in three separate buildings, and 13 specified card readers and electronic door locks. Card readers must connect to existing electronic locking systems and accept city’s current bar code identification badges. All exterior access points must be addressed. Vendor will submit plans of camera locations, card reader locations, electronic door locks and other relevant information that will allow the city to make the best determination in their interest.
SPECIFICATIONS Contractor will:
l. Will supply complete access control systems. System has the ability to read all codes from the City’s existing ID cards, and also accept scramble pad readers.
Each of the three area’s will have an integrated video surveillance system, with main network video recorder, expandable to 48 inputs, and have a minimum of 32 TB of storage.
B. Minimum 2.5-megapixel high definition camera with 720p and 1080p capability. Cameras must have integrated day/night switching, and control functions including automatic white balance, automatic gain control, and slow shutter speed. Frame rate must be at least thirty (30) frames per second. Cameras must support video compression methods including H.264 and MJPEG. Cameras must have integrated motion detection with selectable sensitivity. Signal to noise ration must be typically >45 dB. High definition cameras must come complete with appropriate lens type and dome enclosure. Cameras must be certified vandal proof.
City of Middletown is accepting quotes for a True Lease specifications below.
SURVEILLANCE CAMERA / SYSTEM INSTALL
3. Design and Install New Cameras.
The critical role of the surveillance system requires high definition fixed position state of the art cameras capable of providing full resolution video images under varying light conditions. Cameras must provide multi-streaming to ensure the high resolution, high frame rate data-stream to the associated server is maintained, while simultaneously transmitting a second data stream at a different resolution (and/or frame rate) to workstations or monitors when required. Cameras must support multicasting to enable the video stream to be broadcast to multiple work stations/monitors and provide sharp clear and color accurate images. Cameras must include remote configurable tools that permit set-up via the data network from an administration workstation, and enable remote firmware upgrades.
4. All cameras must come priced with a ten (10) year Manufacturers' warranty. In addition, Contractor shall warrant the equipment against parts failure or malfunction due to installation errors, defective workmanship and missing or incorrect parts for a minimum period of twelve (12) months from date of acceptance.
5. Contractor shall supply all Cat 5e cable where required. Contractor shall supply any switches or encoders where required. Bidders are required to enclose applicable supply list with bid submission. City of Middletown will provide conduit and adequate 110 VAC.
6. Contractor shall provide all labor, materials and equipment for the camera upgrade replacements and installations at City of Middletown Firehouses. The requirements set forth in these specifications are minimums; the Contractor is responsible for submitting a complete bid to provide services notwithstanding errors or omissions in the County's specifications.
7. Bidders are required to state exactly what they intend to furnish. Detailed specifications, circulars, manufacturers or other warranties and all necessary data on services or items proposed to be furnished must be included with each Bid. This information must clearly show that the item offered meets all detailed specifications herein. The City reserves the right to reject any Bid as non-responsive if compliance with the specifications is not clearly evident.
8. All equipment proposed for installation must be new equipment of the model specified. Manufacturers' warranties should be included with the Bid. All supplies, equipment, vehicles and materials must meet the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and all other applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
9. BIDDER MUST:
A. Be a factory authorized and experienced dealer of the items proposed and submit a certificate from manufacturer verifying this.
B. Must supply references (along with addresses) of recent projects using the equipment they propose to install. Preferably projects for municipalities.
C. Must state that in the event of a service call, the amount of time to respond to a request in hours.
D. Must also include manufacturer’s warranty for each item proposed and furnish a copy of that warranty.
10. It would be a “true lease” with no end purchase. Monitoring must be included. Ability to add or reduce equipment and replace with new technology at no additional cost. Lease would include all upgrades software related, maintenance and repairs and programming for term of lease
11. The City anticipates that the work would commence upon full execution of a contract and be completed within ninety (90) calendar days. All responses must be received by the City of Middletown no later than June 13, 2019 at noon, Mayor’s Office, 1st Floor, 16 James St., Middletown, New York, 10940.