NOTICE TO BIDDERS
For Improvements to Baker Avenue Including Union Street and Division Street
NOTICE TO BIDDERS is hereby given that sealed Bids are invited and will be received as set forth herein.
OWNER: Borough of Wharton, Morris County, New Jersey
PROJECT TITLE: Improvements to Baker Avenue including Union Street and Division Street
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT: This project entails the replacement of curbs and sidewalks, installation of new curbs and drainage infrastructure, and the milling and resurfacing of the roadways.
ADDRESS FOR SUBMITTING BIDS: Borough of Wharton, 10 Robert Street, Wharton, New Jersey 07885
ENGINEER’S NAME AND ADDRESS:
VAN CLEEF ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES
111 Howard Boulevard, Suite 101, Mt. Arlington, NJ 07856
ATTN.: Eugene F. Buczynski, PE, CME
ENGINEER’S PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
VAN CLEEF ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES
same as above,
EXAMINATION OF CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:
Contract Documents may be examined Monday through Friday, except legal holiday, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM, only at the office of the Engineer at the address set forth above.
OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:
Contract Documents may be obtained only from the office of the Engineer at the address and hours set forth above upon payment of Seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for each set of Contract Documents. All refunds shall be forwarded in strict compliance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-24(b).
Bid Security is required in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the Bid, but not in excess of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-21
CONSENT OF SURETY:
Certificate from a Surety Company is required indicating consent to be bound as surety and guarantor for performance required under the Contract Documents.
BID SUBMISSION PROCEDURES:
Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form contained in the Contract Documents and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with the name of project and the name and address of the Bidder. The Bid must be delivered to the Owner prior to Bid opening at the above address for submitting Bids. Bids will not be accepted after Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM.
Bidders are required to be registered by the New Jersey Department of Labor at the time bids will be received by the Project Owner pursuant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (P.L. 2003, c. 91, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51). Effective September 1, 2004, Bidders are also required to be registered by the New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue at the time bids will be received by the Project owner pursuant to the Business Registration Act (P.L.2004, c.57, N.J.S.A.52:32-44)..
PUBLIC BID OPENING AND READING:
Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM
Place: Borough of Wharton, Borough Hall, 10 Robert Street, Borough of Wharton, New Jersey
Bidders are required to comply with applicable statutory requirements set forth in the Contract Documents including the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq. & N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq. (Affirmative Action); P.L. 1963, c. 150 (Prevailing Wage); Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.); and P.L.2004, c.19 & P.L.2005, c.271 (Pay to Play). In addition, effective August 1, 2005, P.L. 2005, c.67 authorized a new form of change order called “Value Engineering Construction Change Orders.” Please review these specifications to determine if this bid will involve this new form of change order for contracts that are estimated to exceed $5,000,000.00.
REJECTION OF BIDS:
The Borough of Wharton reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, or to waive any Bid defect where such defect is not detrimental to the best interest of Borough of Wharton and fairness of the bidding process. The right is also reserved to increase or decrease the quantities specified in the manner designated in the Contract Documents.
BY THE ORDER OF THE BOROUGH OF WHARTON, MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY.
By: Jon Rheinhardt