TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN
ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Invitation for Bids
Collection, Removal & Disposal of Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials
The Township of Millburn (“Township”) is seeking firm, fixed priced bids for the collection, removal and disposal of solid waste and recyclable materials in the Township of Millburn, New Jersey.
Bid packages and instructions may be obtained by prospective bidders beginning November 17, 2016 at the Millburn Town Hall, Township Clerk’s Office, 375 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, New Jersey. Sealed bids will be received by the Township Clerk at the same location until 11:30 a.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Late bids will not be accepted.
All bids must be submitted, in duplicate, on the Bid Documents and forms furnished by the Township. Bids submitted on any other forms will not be accepted. In addition to the bid documents and forms, each bidder will be required to submit a statement of the bidder’s qualifications, experience, financial ability, equipment, and non-collusion affidavit and certification of compliance with all the provisions of Chapter 127 of the Public Laws of NJ 1975. Bidders must also be registered with and approved by the NJ State Department of Environmental Protection and Board of Public Utilities.
Sealed bids, containing an original and one (1) exact copy of the original, must be accompanied by: (1) a duly executed Bid Proposal guarantee in the form set forth in the Bid Instructions; (2) a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond payable to the TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN in an amount equal to 10% of the bid but not to exceed $20,000.00; and (3) a duly executed Consent of Surety in the form set forth in the Bid Specification. Each bid must be enclosed in a SEALED ENVELOPE properly endorsed with the name of the bidder and the designation:
“BID Responding COLLECTION, REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE
AND RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
Do Not Open Until January 24, 2017 at 11:30AM”
and addressed to the TOWNSHIP CLERK
c/o Township Clerk, Township of Millburn
375 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041
In the event that a potential bidder obtains the bid specifications in any manner other than as specified herein, the Township will not have the contact information of the potential bidder for purposes of issuing bid addenda, if any. The non-receipt of any addenda (in the event that any addenda are issued) and the failure of the bidder to acknowledge the receipt of any and all addenda at the time of bid shall be considered a fatal defect in such Bidder’s submission and said Bid shall be immediately rejected. Therefore, if a potential bidder obtains the Bid Documents in any manner other than as specified herein, said Bidder shall promptly provide written notice to the Township accordingly.
The Township of Millburn reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities therein and to accept any bid that will be in the best interest of the Township of Millburn.
By Order of the Township Committee
Christine Gatti, Township Clerk