SCOTLAND ROAD WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT & DECORATIVE LIGHTING PROJECT

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed proposals will be received by the Township of South Orange Village, County of Essex, State of New Jersey, at Village Hall, 76 South Orange Avenue, Third Floor, South Orange, New Jersey 07079, on March 26, 2020, 10:00 AM prevailing time, and at that time and place publicly opened and read for the SCOTLAND ROAD WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT & DECORATIVE LIGHTING PROJECT in South Orange, NJ. The Township of South Orange Village disclaims responsibility for late receipt of bids which are not submitted in person (i.e. mail, FedEx, etc.). Bids received after March 26, 2020, 10:00 AM will not be accepted. All bids submitted, either in person or by mail must have the sealed envelope clearly marked on the outside “SCOTLAND ROAD WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT & DECORATIVE LIGHTING PROJECT”. The major items of construction include: SCOTLAND ROAD WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT & DECORATIVE LIGHTING PROJECT The Township of South Orange Village reserves the right to delete sections of the work from the Contract after the award of the bid has been made due to funding or other reasons. The prices bid for the various items of work shall not be adjusted due to the deflection of any work or due to the variation of any quantity for the various items scheduled in the Proposal. One hard copy of the Drawings and Contract documents will be located at the Village Hall and may be examined during regular business hours in the Clerk’s Office, Village Hall, 76 South Orange Avenue, Third Floor, South Orange, NJ. The bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cash, or bid bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid, but not to exceed $20,000.00. If the Contract is awarded to the Bidder, he will, within twenty one (21) days after the date of the Notice of Award, execute such Contract and furnish satisfactory Performance Bond. Upon failure to do so, he shall forfeit the deposit as liquidated damages and the acceptance of the bid will be contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement by the Bidder. No interest shall be allowed upon any such certified check or cash. The bid must be accompanied by a Certificate from a bonding company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey, guaranteeing that if the Proposal of the Bidder is accepted, they will furnish a Performance Bond in the face amount of the bid and the acceptance of the bid is contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement. All required surety bonds must be written by a surety company listed on the Federal Treasury List (Department Circular 570 – Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds). The Township of South Orange Village reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bid received, and to reject any and/or all bids as in its judgement may best serve the interest of the Township. The Township shall have a maximum of sixty (60) days from the receipt of bids to either accept or reject them. Proposals for this contract will be accepted only from Bidders who have been properly qualified in accordance with the requirements of the specifications. All bidders that download the bid documents have to notify Ellen Malgieri at Township of South Orange Village in writing by email. Ellen Foye Malgieri Township of South Orange Village ellen@southorange.org The successful Bidder shall be required to comply with the provisions of the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, Chapter 150 of the Laws of 1963, effective January 1, 1964. 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. Pursuant to P.L. 1999, c.238, all contractors must register with the State and provide a copy of the registration with the bid. PURSUANT TO P.L. 2004, c.57, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2004, THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER SHALL ALSO BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISION OF THE NEW BUSINESS REGISTRATION LAW. Penalties for falsification will be in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-33;34. BY ORDER of the Township of South Orange Village, Essex County, New Jersey.… Read on