Sealed Bids will be received on Tuesday, July 23 at 4:00 pm at the offices of Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580 (914-698-9275), in care of Suzanne Clary, President. Bids can be delivered to this address at any time in advance of that time and date.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope plainly marked “PALMER TENNIS HOUSE– ROOF and STRUCTURAL REPAIR WORK.”


This project includes: structural repair work to the wood framing, and truss, sistering of wood truss members, replacement of sill support, installation of new roofing, and replacement of clapboards.


This project is funded by a grant in accordance with the provisions of Public law 113-2 Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Assistance Grant Program for Historic Properties from the National Park Service and administered through the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. The grant program supports historically significant properties that require restoration and repair in the wake of severe damage from Superstorm Sandy in 2012.


Consistent with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) commitment, and in accordance with Article 15-A of the New York State Executive Law, contractors are required to ensure that good faith efforts are made to include meaningful participation by Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MWBE) in the Hurricane Sandy grant program. The intent of the program is to encourage and assist in developing business relationships between Prime Contractors and M&WBE subcontractors and suppliers.


All bidders are subject to the terms of the NYS Master Contract for Grants — Standard Terms and Conditions, which can be found online at\.


Project specifications and drawings are available for viewing on Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Jay Heritage Center Visitors Center between 10am and 4pm. They are also available online at under Contractors Section at bottom of home page.  A refundable deposit of $150 will be required for each hard copy of the bid manual and documents that are requested.


A pre-bid meeting/walkthrough is scheduled on Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 am at the site at 210 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580 as publicly advertised.  Attendance is mandatory. Potential bidders who are unable to attend the walk-through may make appointments by emailing Suzanne Clary at Bids from contractors that have not visited the site will be rejected.


Questions can be directed to Etsegenet/Cece Kebede and Stephanie Reinert at Stephen Tilly, Architect, phone: 914-693-8898, fax number: 914-693-4235, and e-mail: and


The Jay Heritage Center reserves the right to reject any and all bids, as well as any incomplete bids.