This notice was issued by the Township of Bloomfield and originally printed in The Independent Press on 1/14/2021. It was retrieved from the New Jersey Press Association and republished as-is and without line breaks.

BLOOMFIELD NOTICE TO BIDDERS 2021 CLEANING SERVICES FOR TOWNSHIP-OWNED BUILDINGS Sealed proposals will be received by the Purchasing Committee of the Township of Bloomfield in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, Bloomfield, New Jersey, on January 27, 2021 at 11:00am, prevailing time, and publicly opened and read aloud for the: Copies of specifications and contract documents are open to inspection in the office of the Township Engineer, Municipal Building, Bloomfield, New Jersey and may be secured from said office upon payment of Thirty Five ($35.00) for a paper copy or ten dollars ($10.00) for a digital (Compact Disk) file of each complete set which is not refundable. Any inquiries with regard to the bid documents shall be addressed to the Engineering Department at 973-680-4009. The work includes furnishing all labor, equipment, supervision, materials and supplies (except plastic bags and sanitary supplies; toilet tissue, paper towels, sanitary napkins, hand soap and deodorizers) necessary to perform the cleaning services in the Municipal Building and the Law Enforcement Building, including Central Communications, as more fully outlined within this specification These services will be provided for one (1) calendar year (365 calendar days) from the date of execution of the contract. Bids must be made on proposal forms and must be enclosed in sealed, special addressed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidder and work bid upon, on the outside, and must be accompanied by a duly executed Consent of Surety, Statement of Financial Responsibility, Non-Collusion Affidavit and Certified Check or Bid Bond for ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid but in no case in excess of $20,000.00 as a guarantee of good faith and must be delivered at the above place at the time designated. Bids not enclosed in special addressed envelopes will be considered informal and will not be opened. Bidders are also required to be registered by the New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue at the time bids will be received by the Township Of Bloomfield pursuant to the Business Registration Act (P.L.2004, c.57, N.J.S.A.52:32-44). Bidders shall also comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, Chapter 127 and P.L. 1982, Chapter 107. Bidders are required to comply with applicable statutory requirements set forth in the Contract Documents including the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq. & N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq. (Affirmative Action) and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.). In addition, effective August 1, 2005, P.L. 2005, c.67 authorized a new form of change order called Value Engineering Construction Change Orders for certain construction contracts. Please review these specifications to determine if this bid will involve this new form of change order. The Township Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any or all items in the proposal; to increase or decrease or eliminate such items as may be necessary for the adoption of any alternate; to accept that one which, in its judgment, best serves its interest; to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bids received and to accept the bid from the lowest responsible bidder. By order of the Township Council. Louise M. Palagano Municipal Clerk E96859 BIP January 14, 2021 ($33.48)