NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed proposals will be received by the Township of South Orange Village, County of Essex, State of New Jersey, at the Municipal Offices, 76 South Orange Avenue, Suite 302, South Orange, NJ, on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. prevailing time or shortly thereafter, and at that time and place publicly opened and read for FARRELL FIELD TENNIS COURT IMPROVEMENTS RE-BID in South Orange, NJ.
The Township of South Orange Village disclaims responsibility for late receipt of bids which are not submitted in person (i.e. mail, FEDEX, etc.) Bids received after 10:10 am on April 19, 2023 will not be accepted. All bids submitted, either in person or by mail, must have the sealed envelope clearly marked on the outside “FARRELL FIELD TENNIS COURT IMPROVEMENTS.”
Copies of the bid and contract documents may be accessed on the Village website, www.southorange.org.
The Township of South Orange Village reserves the right to delete sections of the work from the Contract after the award of the bid has been made due to funding or other reasons. The prices bid for the various items of work shall not be adjusted due to the deflection of any work or due to the variation of any quantity for the various items scheduled in the Proposal.
The bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cash, or bid bond in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid, but not to exceed $20,000.00. If the Contract is awarded to the Bidder, he will, within twenty one (21) days after the date of the Notice of Award, execute such Contract and furnish satisfactory Performance Bond. 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.
The bid must be accompanied by a Certificate from a bonding company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey, guaranteeing that if the Proposal of the Bidder is accepted, they will furnish a Performance Bond in the face amount of the bid and the acceptance of the bid is contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement. All required surety bonds must be written by a surety company listed on the Federal Treasury List (Department Circular 570 – Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds). The Township of South Orange Village reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bid received, and to reject any and/or all bids as in its judgement may best serve the interest of the Village. The Village shall have a maximum of sixty (60) days from the receipt of bids to either accept or reject them.
Proposals for this contract will be accepted only from Bidders who have been properly qualified in accordance with the requirements of the specifications.
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. 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.
Pursuant to P.L. 1999, c.238, all Contractors must register with the State and provide a copy of the registration with the bid.
PURSUANT TO P.L. 2004, c.57, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2004, THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER SHALL ALSO BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISION OF THE NEW BUSINESS REGISTRATION LAW.
This contract or subcontract is expected to be funded in part with funds from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust. Neither the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust nor any of their departments, agencies or employees is, or will be, a party to this contract or subcontract or any lower tier contract or subcontract. This contract or subcontract is subject to the provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:22-3, 4, 5, 9 and 10.
In accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 58:11B-26, N.J.A.C. 7:22- 3.17(a)24 and 4.17(a)24, the Contractor (and its subcontractors) shall comply with all of the provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:22-9.
Penalties for falsification will be in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-33;34.
BY ORDER of the Township of South Orange Village, Essex County, New Jersey.