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NOTICE TO BIDDERS-

 

 

NOTICE TO BIDDERS for the REPLACEMENT WELL No. 9

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the Borough of Clementon for the Replacement of Well No. 9 project in the Borough of Clementon, Camden County, New Jersey.

Bid forms, contracts and specifications are on file at the office of Bach Associates, PC, 304 White Horse Pike, Haddon Heights, New Jersey 08035. Said documents may be obtained from Bach Associates, PC, by prospective bidders by mail or may be picked up by scheduled appointment only. Please contact Bach Associates, PC at (856) 546-8611 beforehand to schedule for bid pick-up.

 

Payment of the sum of $75.00 (nonrefundable) is required for each physical set, plus $25.00 (nonrefundable) postage and handling if mailed. Electronic CD copies are available free of charge, however the $25.00 (nonrefundable) postage and handling fee is still required if mailed.

 

PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO OBTAINING SAID SPECIFICATIONS, EITHER BY MAIL OR IN PERSON.

 

Said Bids will be received at the Borough of Clementon Municipal Building at 101 Gibbsboro Road, Clementon, Camden County, New Jersey. Bids may be mailed to the attention of Ms. Jenai L. Johnson, RMC, Borough Clerk, or dropped off at the Municipal Building utilizing the tax payment drop box located immediately adjacent to the front entrance.

 

Bids will be opened and read aloud in public on Tuesday, March 9, at 10:00 A.M. via a Zoom meeting which can be joined electronically using the following information:

 

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87930736462

Meeting ID: 879 3073 6462

Password: fAu1qZ

 

The Borough of Clementon reserves the right to consider the bids for sixty (60) days after the receipt thereof, and further reserves the right to reject any or all bids, either in whole or in part and also to waive any informality in any and make such awards or take action as may be in the best interest of the Borough of Clementon.

 

Bids must be on the bid form prepared by Bach Associates, PC, in the manner designated therein and required by the specifications, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidder on the outside and also bearing on the outside reference to the particular work bid upon.  Said bids shall be addressed to Ms. Jenai L. Johnson, RMC, Borough Clerk, Borough of Clementon, 101 Gibbsboro Road, Clementon, New Jersey 08021.

 

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond duly executed by the bidder as principal and having as surety thereon a surety company approved by the Borough of Clementon in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) but in no case in excess of $20,000.00 of the amount bid.  Any such bid bond shall be without endorsement or conditions.  Bid shall also be accompanied by a certificate letter from a surety company stating that it will provide the bidder with the completion bond.

 

The award of the contract shall be made subject to the necessary moneys to do the work being provided by the Borough of Clementon in a lawful manner.  The contract to be executed by the successful bidder will provide that it shall not become effective until the necessary moneys to do the work have been provided by the Borough of Clementon in a lawful manner.  The award shall further be subjected to the securing of necessary State, Federal or Local permits governing the work.

 

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et. seq. (P.L. 1975, C. 127) and N.J.A.C. 17:27 (Affirmative Action), P.L. 1963, C. 150 (New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act) and 42 U.S.C. 12101, et. seq. (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990).

 

The contractor is further notified that he must comply with P.L. 1977, C. 33, and submit a Disclosure Statement listing stockholders with his bid.

 

The contractor is further notified that he must comply with P.L. 1999, C. 238 Public Works Contractor Registration Act and he and any subcontractors must be registered in accordance with the act.

 

The contractor is also further notified that he must comply with P.L. 2004, C. 57 and submit proof of business registration and submit proof of business registration for any named subcontractor’s in accordance with the act.

 

Sealed bids for this project are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 et. seq.

 

This contract is subject to the provisions of the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1, et. seq.

 

The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals, in whole or in part, or to make awards to such bidder or bidders who, in the judgment of the Borough of Clementon, is the lowest responsible bidder and to waive such informalities as may be permitted by law.

 

Business entities are advised of their responsibility to file an annual disclosure statement of political contributions with the New Jersey Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.27 (New Jersey “Pay-To-Play” Law) if they receive contracts in excess of $50,000 from public entities in a calendar year.  Business entities are responsible for determining if filing is necessary.  Additional information on this requirement is available from ELEC at 888-313-3532 or at www.elec.state.nj.us.

By Order of the Borough of Clementon

Jenai L. Johnson, RMC, Borough Clerk

 

Dated: January 20, 2021