No Net Loss Tree Reforestation - Phase II
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township of Byram for NO NET LOSS TREE REFORESTATION - PHASE II tree plantings in the Township of Byram. Bids will be opened and read in public at the Byram Township Municipal Building, 10 Mansfield Drive, Stanhope, New Jersey 07874, on MARCH 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM, prevailing time.
Specifications and Forms of Bids for the approved work prepared by Cory L. Stoner, Township Engineer, and approved by the Township Council have been filed in the office of said Engineer at 17 Plains Road, Augusta, New Jersey 07822 (phone number 973-948-6463), and may be inspected by prospective bidders between the business hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the Specifications and Blue Prints of the drawings by the Engineer on proper notice and payment of $60.00 for the cost of preparation, none of which is refundable. Mail or telephone requests will be honored at an additional charge of $5.00. Prospective Bidders shall telephone at least twenty-four (24) hours, or at least one (1) business day, in advance to reserve Bidding Documents, Plans, and Specifications.
Bids must be made on Standard Proposal Forms in the manner designated therein and required by the Specifications, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes, bearing the name and address of the bidder and name of the Project on the outside: addressed to the "Municipal Clerk" for the Township of Byram and clearly marked on the outside "BID FOR NO NET LOSS TREE REFORESTATION - PHASE II", and must be accompanied by a notarized Non‑Collusion Affidavit; Consent of Surety; Disclosure Statement; Bid Document Submission Checklist; Certified Check or Bid Bond for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, provided said check or bid bond need not be more than $20,000.00 (twenty thousand dollars) nor shall it be less than $500.00 (five hundred dollars); Business Registration Certificate, provided by the New Jersey Division of Revenue according to State of New Jersey Mandate P.L. 2004 c.57. for the bidder and proposed subcontractors; Statement of Corporate Ownership pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2; listing of Subcontractors as required by N.J.S.A. 40A:11-16; if applicable, Bidder's Acknowledgment of Receipt of any Notice(s) of Revision(s) or Addenda to an Advertisement, Specifications, or Bid Documents; Certification Regarding Investment in Iran pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-2.1; and be delivered at the place on or before the hour named above.The Standard Proposal Form, Non‑Collusion Affidavit, and Disclosure Statement are attached to the Supplementary Specifications, copies of which will be furnished upon application to the Township Engineer. The delivery or non-delivery of the bid proposal is the sole responsibility of the bidder. The Township of Byram is not responsible for any bid proposals that are either mailed or overnight delivered that do not arrive at the prevailing bid time and location.
All bids must comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 (Affirmative Action); PL 1977, Chapter 33 (Ownership); P.L.1999, Chapter 238 (Public Works Contractor Registration); and P.L. 2004, Chapter 57 (Business Registration). Bids are valid for a period of sixty (60) days.
The Township of Byram reserves the right to waive informalities or irregularities in any bid, to reject any and all bids, and to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder meeting all specifications. The Township reserves the right to reject any bids that exceed the available financial appropriations for this project.
By Order of the Township Council.
Signed: Doris Flynn, Municipal Clerk