ADVERTISEMENT AND NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Borough of Sayreville for the "IMPROVEMENTS TO SMITH STREET" and publicly opened and read aloud at the Borough Hall, 167 Main Street, Sayreville, New Jersey on Tuesday, April 4,2017 at
11:00 a.m. prevailing time in Room 310 of the Municipal Building.
The project generally consists of concrete, roadway paving / reconstruction and utility improvements to Smith Street beginning at Washington Road and continuing to Dane Street within the Borough of Sayreville. The work involved with these improvements includes the maintenance and protection of traffic; removal and replacement of existing water service curb boxes; extending existing roof leader drains to new curb, removal of approximately 700 lineal feet +/- of various types of existing concrete curbs; removal of approximately 3,000 square feet +/- of various types of concrete sidewalks, driveways and/or aprons; construction of approximately 2,500 lineal feet +/- of new standard Borough concrete curb, approximately 2,100 square feet +/- of new standard Borough concrete sidewalk and approximately 1,700 square feet +/- of new standard Borough reinforced concrete driveways and aprons; furnishing and installation of cast-in-place handicapped sidewalk ramp delineation; restoration of hot mix asphalt driveways / parking areas; restoration of existing stone driveways / parking areas; cutting / removal of approximately 3,000 square yards +/- of existing roadway asphalt pavement; the installation of dense graded aggregate base course, if and where ordered; installation of approximately 1 ,100 tons +/- of hot mix asphalt base course material; resurfacing the entire roadway with approximately 300 tons +/- of hot mix asphalt surface course material; application of pavement stripes / markings (lines and symbols), furnishing and installation of topsoil, sod; and all other preparation, restoration and associated work in accordance with the Contract Documents.
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 $100.00 per set. No refunds will be made. Proposals in 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 the 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 Borough.
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 ten (10) 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, maybe substituted for certified check or cash.
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 Bond", 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 General Conditions of the Contract and the acceptance of the Bid will be contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement.
The Borough reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities specified in the manner designated in the Specifications. The Borough reserves the right to award this Contract based on funds available.
All bidders are required to be registered with the New Jersey Department of Labor if they elect to bid public work projects. The bidder shall be required to comply with "The Public Works Contractor Registration Act" (P.L. 1999, C. 238), as identified in Section B lnstruction to Bidders paragraph B3.14 and in the Appendix of these Specifications. All Contractors and Subcontractors working on prevailing wage projects, which have a public building component, must attach a certificate of registration from the Department of Labor, to all bids.
All bidders are required to submit "Proof of Business Registration" to the contracting agency if they elect to bid public work projects. Proof of business registration shall be a copy of a Business Registration Certificate issued by the Department of the Treasury, Division of Revenue. The bidder shall be required to comply with business registration provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:32-44; P.L. 2004, C.57 (Chapter 57), as identified in Section
B-lnstruction to Bidders paragraph B3.15 and in the Appendix of these specifications. All Contractors and Subcontractors working on public work projects must attach a Business Registration Certificate, to all bids.
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.
The successful Bidder 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.
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), as amended; 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 working days after the opening of Bids, and to the three apparent lowest Bidders within three working days after the successful Bidder has executed the Contract and his Contract security has been approved by the Borough.
Bidders are advised that Housing and Community Development Funds are being utilized as matching funds and that compliance with the Federal Labor Standards and other requirements specified are necessary.
The work to be performed under this Contract is on a project assisted under a program providing direct federal financial assistance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended 12 U.S.C. 1701u.
Section 3 required that the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment be given to lower income residents of the project and contracts for work in connection with the project to be awarded to business concerns which are located in or owned in substantial part by persons residing in the area of the project. The Borough of Sayreville has set a goal of utilizing 50 percent of local contractors.
This project is subject to Labor Standard Provisions and Federal Wage Decision No. NJ950003, through modification number 14, as contained in the Bidders Manual section of the contract specifications.
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 SAYREVILLE.
BIDDERS ARE ADVISED THAT HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUNDS ARE BEING USED AS MATCHING FUNDS AND THAT COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL LABOR STANDARDS, WAGE DECISION NUMBER NJ95OOO3, THROUGH MODIFICATION NUMBER 14, AS CONTAINED IN SECTION "G" OF THE SPECIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIED AS NECESSARY.