ADVERTISEMENT AND NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Borough of Sayreville for the "WELL MAINTENANCE AND REDEVELOPMENT SERVICES" and publicly opened and read aloud at the Borough Hall, 167 Main Street, Sayreville, New Jersey 08872 on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., prevailing local time.
The project generally consists of the rehabilitation of the Duhernal Wells including well replacement and redevelopment. ln addition, the redevelopment consists of removing the existing well pumps and associated appurtenances, providing inspection services, redeveloping the wells, reinstalling the well pumps with associated appurtenances and performing repairs, television inspection and all other work in accordance with the
Contract documents and plans for the proposed work prepared by David J, Samuel,
P.E., Borough Engineer, CME Associates, may be examined at the office of said engineer at 3141 Bordentown Avenue, Parlin, New Jersey, and at the office of the Borough Clerk, 167 Main Street, Sayreville, New Jersey, during business hours and may be obtained at the Borough Engineer's office until 48 hours prior to the time set for the opening of bids upon payment of $75.00 per set. No refunds will be made. Proposals and the Contract Documents must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the Bidder and the name of the work on the outside addressed to Mayor and Borough Council, Borough of Sayreville and must be accompanied by a Statement of Consent of Surety from a surety company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey and acceptable to the owner. All bids submitted prior to the bid opening shall be mailed or delivered to the Borough Clerk at 167 Main Street, Sayreville, New Jersey 08872.
Each Bid must be accompanied by a certified check or cash in the amount of not less than ten (10%) percent of the Bid, but not more than $20,000.00, payable without any conditional endorsement as a guarantee that in case the Contract is awarded to the Bidder, he will within twenty-one (21) days thereafter execute such contract and furnish satisfactorily performance bonds. 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. A bid bond in the amount of ten (10%) percent of the Bid, but not more than $20,000.00, may be substituted for certified check or cash. Each bid must be accompanied by a certificate of experience and certificate of equipment.
Each bid must also be accompanied by a certificate of consent of surety from a bonding company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey and named in the current list of "Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds", U.S. Treasury Department, guaranteeing that if the proposal of the Bidder be accepted they will furnish the bond set forth in paragraph one of the lnstructions to Bidders of the contract and the acceptance of the bid will be contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement.
The successful bidder shall be required to comply to the provisions of the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, Chapter 150 of the Laws of 1963, effective January 1, 1964.
During the performance of this Contract, the Contractor agrees to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c. 127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27), and N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., all requirements of the State of New Jersey Worker Health and Safety Act (N.J.A.C. 12:110
et seq.) as amended and the United States Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) (29 CFR 1910), as amended with regard to worker and jobsite safety.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a surety company bond in the full amount of contract price indemnifying the Borough of Sayreville, New Jersey, for all proceedings, suits or actions of any kind of description and conditional for the faithful performance of the work.
All Bid security will be returned to all Bidders except the three apparent lowest Bidders within ten (10) working days after the opening of Bids, and to the three (3) apparent lowest Bidders within three (3) working days after the successful Bidder has executed the Contract and his Contract security has been approved by the Borough.
The Borough reserves the right to reject any or all bids if in its opinion it is in the best interest to do so and to award the contract for any and/or all items.
BY ORDER OF THE MAYOR AND BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF