Notice to Bidders: Juniper Way and Timber Acres Road Improvements

TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD

UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
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JUNIPER WAY AND TIMBER ACRES ROAD IMPROVEMENTS
CONTRACT SP 2017-04
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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE is hereby given that sealed bids for the JUNIPER WAY AND TIMBER ACRES ROAD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT in the TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD, UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY will be received at the TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD, Municipal Clerk’s Office, 100 Mountain Avenue, Springfield, New Jersey on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.
Work generally consists of milling and resurfacing with minor base course repairs, granite block curb replacement, sidewalk repair, driveway apron repair, ADA compliant handicap ramps, and “eco-safety” grates and headers per the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP); all in accordance with the form of proposal, contract and specifications prepared by Pennoni Associates, Inc.

Plans and Specifications have been filed in the office of the Clerk of the TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD and may be inspected by prospective bidders at the office of the Engineering Department of the Township of Springfield, 100 Mountain Avenue, Springfield, New Jersey 07081. Digital Contract Documents will be made available on Friday August 25, 2017 at no cost. For printed copies a non-refundable payment of $50 per set is required payable to Pennoni Associates, Inc.

Bids shall be submitted on the forms provided, in the manner designated therein and required by the Specifications. They must be enclosed in sealed envelopes, bearing the name and address of the bidder and the name of the project on the outside, addressed to the Municipal Clerk, TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD, UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY, and must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond in the form provided of not less than 10% of the amount of bid. Said check or bid bond may not be less than $500 nor shall it be more than $20,000 and must be accompanied by a Consent of Surety statement in the form provided from a Surety Company stating that the Surety Company will provide the bidder with a bond for 100% of the Contract amount in the event that the Contract is awarded to the bidder. A Non-Collusion Affidavit and a Record of Recent Contract Awards must also accompany the proposal on the forms provided.

PROPOSAL FORMS SHALL NOT BE REMOVED FROM THE FORM OF PROPOSAL. PROPOSALS MUST BE MADE UPON THE BLANK FORMS PROVIDED AND SUBMITTED IN THE BOUND BOOK, WHICH SHALL BE LEFT WHOLE AND INTACT IN EVERY RESPECT.

Bidders must have at the time of bid, a Business Registration Certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Treasury.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975 Chapter 127 for an affirmative action program for equal employment opportunity.

If awarded a contract, your company/firm will be required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975 C. 127 (NJAC 17:27).

Bidders must also comply with the requirements of P.L. 1977, Chapter 33 amending the Local Public Contracts Law. Bidders must submit a statement setting forth the names and addresses of all the stockholders in the corporation or members of the partnership who own ten percent (10%) or more of its stock, or have a ten percent (10%) or greater interest in the case of partnership.

No bid may be withdrawn for sixty (60) days after the opening of bids. A Contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder or all proposals will be rejected within sixty (60) days after the opening of bids.

The Mayor and Township Committee of the TOWNSHIP OF SPRINGFIELD reserve the right to reject all bids, to reject unbalanced bids, and to waive any informality in any bid.

Ziad Andrew Shehady, Township Administrator