MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Township has issued this invitation for bids for implementing ADA Improvements at various locations through the township.

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the TOWNSHIP OF MAPLEWOOD in the County of ESSEX, New Jersey for the ADA IMPROVEMENTS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS.  The project GENERALLY consists OF THE RECONSTRUCTION OF EXISTING CURB RAMPS AND SIDEWALKS TO COMPLY WITH CURRENT ADA REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES, ALONG WITH THE INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC SWING DOORS AT SELECT BUILDING ENTRANCES AND SOLAR POWERED LED SIGNAGE WITH PEDESTRIAN PUSH BUTTONS AT VARIOUS CROSSWALK LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE TOWNSHIP.  AWARD OF THIE PROJECT IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF ESSEX COUNTY DIVISION OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

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Due to COVID-19, Town Hall is closed to the public and, as such, contract documents may be accessed at www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/bids.  There will be no charge for the Contract Documents.  Prospective bidders will be required to provide their name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address to be used if addenda are required.  Bids will be received at the office of the Township Engineer at 574 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040 until: May 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

The aforementioned bid opening date has been postponed until June 5, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Bids will be made on standard proposal forms in the manner designated therein as required by the specifications, must be enclosed in envelopes (outer and inner), both of which shall be sealed and clearly labeled with the words CONTRACT BID DOCUMENTS, name of project, name and address of Bidder and date and time of bid opening, and addressed to Township Engineer at 574 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040.

All bidders are required to register in the System for Award Management (SAM), which will provide a cage code number.  A Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) number will be required to be able to register in SAM.  Be advised the registration process can take up to four (4) weeks.  You may register for these numbers at the following web addressed:  https://www.dnb.com/duns-number.html & https://sam.gov/SAM/.

Bidders are encouraged to mail the bids to the Township, or to deposit them in the mail drop box at the rear doors of the building at least 24 hours in advance to ensure adequate pickup for the bid opening.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27

All Bidders must submit to the Township a Business Registration Certificate issued by the New Jersey Division of Revenue, PL 2004 c.57 (N.J.S.A. 52:32-44) and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23.2, with their Bid.

Simultaneously with the submission of bids, the corporation or partnership so bidding will furnish a statement setting forth the names and addresses of all stockholders in the corporation or partnership who own ten percent (10%) or greater therein pursuant to Chapter 33, P.L. 1977.  Bids will be REJECTED if they do not contain this disclosure statement.

Bidders are notified that they must pay workmen the prevailing wage rate as determined by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry for the project, pursuant to the "New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act" - Chapter 150 of the Laws of 1963.

If awarded a contract, your company/firm shall be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.

The right is hereby reserved to reject any and all bids or any part thereof or to waive any minor informalities or irregular­ities and to accept any bid or bids if deemed in the best interest of the Township of Maplewood to do so.

By order of the Township of Maplewood 

Township Engineer

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