Notice to Bidders





Sealed Proposals for the ROUTE 46 WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT, HILL ROAD TO CHERRY HILL ROAD – RE-BID will be received by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills in the Municipal Building, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey, on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 11am prevailing time, at which time and place 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 US Postal Service or other delivery service is done so at the bidder's own risk.  ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE ORIGINAL.  FACSIMILE OR PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

Major estimated quantities are as follows:

450 linear feet of 8” ductile iron water main
1,235 linear feet of 10” ductile iron water main
30 linear feet of 36” jacked pipe casing

There will be an alternate bid item for deletion of the jacked casing with an associated deduct amount from the Base Bid amount.  Basis of award will be made based on either the lowest base bid price or the lowest of the sum of the Base Bid and Alternate Bid item, providing the total is lower than the limit for the available funds for the project.

Specifications and bid proposal forms may be obtained at the Township Purchasing’s office, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey, beginning on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 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 fee for the Plans and Specifications is $75.00 per set. Checks are to be made payable to the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.  Please Note:  Deposit checks/cash are not refundable.  BIDDERS WHO PURCHASED BID DOCUMENTS FOR THE ORIGINAL BID OPENED MARCH 7, 2013 ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY FOR THESE RE-BID SPECIFICATIONS.  

A certified check or cashier's check made payable to the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, or a duly executed bid bond in the amount of 10% of each bid, but in no case in excess of $20,000.00, must be deposited by the bidder together with a Certificate of Surety evidencing that he can obtain the required Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the contract.

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.

In lieu of a Certificate of Surety, the bidder may submit, at the bid opening, a certified check or cashier’s check in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the bid.

Bidders are required to comply with 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 Statutes:
Section 1 of P.L.1977, c.33        Statement of Ownership
(N.J.S.A. C.52:25-24.2)
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-18        American Goods and Products to be Used Where Possible
Section 21 of P.L.1971, c.198        Guarantee to be Furnished with Bid
    (N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-21)
Section 22 of P.L.1971, c.198        Surety Company Certificate
    (N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-22)
Section 16 of P.L.1971, c.198        Listing of Subcontractors
    (N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-16)    
Section 1 of P.L.2001, c.134        Business Registration
    (N.J.S.A. C.52:32-44)
N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et seq                    N.J. Prevailing Wage Act
Chapter 25 of P.L. 2012, c. 25    Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Investment Act of 2010

All Bidders and their Subcontractors must comply with the requirements of the New Jersey Public Works Contractor Registration Act, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq.

Section 017300, 1.03 of the specifications, indicates that this Contract provides forty five (45) calendar days for substantial completion of the work.

Bid proposals must be placed in sealed envelopes addressed to the Office of Purchasing, Township of Parsippany Troy Hills, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 and marked plainly on the outside with the bid description and the name and address of the bidder marked clearly on the outside of the envelope.  All bid proposals shall clearly note the title ROUTE 46 WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT, HILL ROAD TO CHERRY HILL ROAD – RE-BID.

The Township of Parsippany Troy Hills reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any minor informalities or irregularities in the proposal received and to accept the bid which is in the best interests of the Township.  The Township further reserves the right to consider all bids for sixty (60) days after the bid opening before awarding a contract.

Township of Parsippany Troy Hills
Michael Hardie
Director of Purchasing

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