NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Annual Laboratory Services and Supply of a Valve Exerciser Trailer

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission for the following bids in Pennsauken, Camden County, New Jersey:

               19-03                    Annual Laboratory Services Bid

               04-2019               Supply of a Valve Exerciser Trailer

Bid forms, contracts and specifications are on file at the office of the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission, 6751 Westfield Ave, Pennsauken, New Jersey 08110.

Said Bids will be received, opened and read aloud in public at the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission Administration Building, 6751 Westfield Ave, Pennsauken, New Jersey on May 7th, 2019 at 11:00 AM prevailing time.

Copies of the bid forms, contracts and specifications may be obtained from said Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission, by prospective bidders upon request, upon payment of the sum of $25.00 for each set. 

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

The Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission 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 Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission.

Bids must be on the bid form prepared by Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission, 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 Richard Spafford, P.E., MPWC Engineer,Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission, 6751 Westfield Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ  08110.

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 Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission 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 Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission 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 Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission 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., N.J.A.C. 17:27 (Affirmative Action), P.L. 1963. C150 (New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act), and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et.seq.).

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 subcontractors in accordance with the act.

By Order of the Commission

Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission

Camden County, NJ

Dated: April 11, 2019