ADVERTISEMENT – RECONSTRUCTION OF ELEVEN (11) SEWER LATERALS ALONG ROUTE 206 – CONTRACT NO. 52

Posted on Aug 31, 2021 in News

For The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the construction of the above referenced project will be received by The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority until 11:00 AM, prevailing times on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at which time the sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority located at 220 Triangle Road, Suite 234, Hillsborough, NJ, 08844.

Work under this contract shall include furnishing all labor, equipment and materials required to complete the reconstruction of sewer laterals along Route 206.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference call meeting will be held as follows at 11:00 am prevailing local time on Wednesday, September 15, 2021:

Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://h2m.webex.com/h2m/j.php?MTID=m51f6cc7ca57df7c5fced76b7f9b131c4

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1-415-655-0003 

Meeting number (Access Code): 1791 57 3672

Contract Documents may be examined by prospective bidders at the Authority offices between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM on or after Friday, September 3, 2021 or purchased upon presentation of the name and mailing address of the interested party and payment of a non-refundable charge of $ 25.00 for a USB flash drive with the Contract Documents in .pdf format.  Checks shall be made payable to “The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority.”  Please note that at the time of releasing this Advertisement, the Authority offices may be closed to the public.  To pick up copies of the Bid Documents, please make an appointment with the Authority by calling (908) 371-9660.

Prospective Bidders are requested to conduct a site visit themselves.  Should they want to look down a manhole, please make an appointment with the Authority by calling (908) 371-9660.

All bids must be accompanied by bid security.  The bid security shall be in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond executed by a principal of bidder and surety company attorney in fact and witnessed and attested to with the power of attorney attached, in the amount of 10% of the amount of the bid but not to exceed $20,000.00 and made payable to “The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority.”

In addition to the certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond as bid security, each bid must be accompanied by a Consent of Surety of a surety company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey and acceptable to The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority that in event of an award of a Contract to the bidder, said surety will furnish the required bonds in the sum of the full amount of the bid.

This project is being funded by The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a 1-Year/100% Performance Bond, 1-Year/100% Labor and Material Payment Bond, 1-Year/100% General Maintenance Bond and 5-Year Environmental Maintenance Letter of Credit in conformity with the requirements of the Contract Documents.

Should the successful Bidder to which this Contract is awarded fail to comply with the above provisions as to the submission of the required bonds, fully executed or to execute the Contract within the time required herein, the Owners may, at their sole discretion, declare the successful Bidder in default, and shall be entitled to retain the bid security.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of New Jersey P.L. 1975, C.127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27), Public Works Contractor Registration Act (PWCRA) P.L. 1999, C.238-N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq, Affirmative Action; P.L. 1963, C.150, Prevailing Wage Act; and P.L. 1975 C.33, Disclosure of Interests, as amended and supplemented, and P.L. 2004, c.57 concerning Business Registration of Public Contractors.

The successful bidder will be required to comply with all provisions of Executive Order 11246 of September 24, 1965, and all of the rules, regulations, and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.

Pursuant to P.L. 2010 c. 108, a bidder may request that its bid be withdrawn due to a “mistake” on the part of the bidder, as defined in the Law. Otherwise, no bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set for the opening of the bids.  TTHMUA reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities or immaterial differences should TTHMUA deem it to be in the public interest to do so.  All bids may be rejected pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-13.2.

Each proposal or bid must be submitted in accordance with the terms of the aforesaid specifications and must be made on standard proposal forms contained in the specifications.  It must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, bearing the project name and the name and address of the bidder and be delivered at the place on, or before the hour above named when all received bids will be publicly open and read aloud.

The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities or immaterial differences should The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority deem it to be in the public interest to do so.

By order of The Township of Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority

Robert A. Hough, P.E.

Executive Director