Notice to Bidders

Rehabilitation Services for Well 20 & 21


Sealed proposals for the Rehabilitation Services for Well 20 & 21 will be received by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills in the Municipal Building, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey, by 11:00 am, on the 14th day of March 2013, at the prevailing time and place at which they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Bids must be received by the office of the Director of Purchasing on or before the time and date of the bid opening.  No bids will be accepted after said hour.  Bids sent through the U.S. Postal Service or other delivery service is done so at the bidder's own risk. ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE ORIGINAL. FACSIMILE OR PHOTO COPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

Plans and Specifications may be obtained at the Township Purchasing Office, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey, between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. daily except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.  Bids or proposals shall be made on the forms provided.

The project consists of the rehabilitation of Public Community Water Supply (PCWS) Wells 20 and 21, pump assembly inspections/repairs, and pre- and post-rehabilitation step-rate pumping tests and downhole video inspections. The Contractor shall complete the Contract within sixty (60) calendar days of the written notice to proceed.

The cost for the Plans and Specifications is $75.00 per set.  There will be no refunds to bidders.  Checks are to be made payable to the “Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.”

A certified check or cashier's check made payable to the order of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, or a duly executed bid bond in the amount of 10% of the bid, but not in excess of $20,000.00, of each bid must be deposited by the bidder together with a Certificate of Surety properly executed by an approved surety company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey, evidencing that he can obtain the required Performance and Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the contract All applicable surety bonds required in connection with the advertisement and award of building contracts or sub-agreements must be written by a surety company listed on the Federal Treasury List (Department Circular 570-Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds), incorporated herein by reference.  The successful bidder will be required to furnish bonds for the faithful performance of the contract and to secure payment of all claims for services performed and materials and equipment furnished.

The successful bidder shall be required to deliver to the Township an executed Performance Bond of the responsible indemnity company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.

In addition, bidders must also comply with the following New Jersey State Statutes:
    P.L. 1977, Chapter 33 (Statement of Ownership)
    N.J.S.A. 40A:11-18 (American Goods and Products to be Used Where Possible)

Bid proposals must be placed in sealed envelopes addressed to the Office of the Director of Purchasing, Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 and marked plainly on the outside with the project name, bid description and the name and address of the bidder marked clearly on the outside of the envelope.

The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills reserves the right to reject any and all bids or waive any minor informalities or irregularities in the proposal received and to accept the bid which is in the best interest of the Township.

The Township further reserves the right to modify this notice to bidders through the distribution of addenda to plan holders of record without further publication.

Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills
Michael Hardie
Director of Purchasing

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