This notice was issued by the Township of Bloomfield and originally printed in Independent Press of Bloomfield on November 11, 2021. It was retrieved from the New Jersey Press Association and republished as-is and without line breaks.
BLOOMFIELD NOTICE TO BIDDERS 2021-2022 SNOW PLOWING AND REMOVAL FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF BLOOMFIELD Sealed proposals will be received by the Purchasing Committee of the Town- ship of Bloomfield in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, Bloom- field, New Jersey, on November 23, 2021, 11:00AM, prevailing time, and pub- licly opened and read aloud for the Snow Plowing and Removal for the Bloom- field Parking Utility. Copies of specifications and contract documents are open to inspection in the office of the Township Engineer, Municipal Building, Bloomfield, New Jer- sey and may be secured from said office upon payment as follows: For paper copies and contract specifications, payment of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for each complete set; for paper copies of construction drawings and digital PDF copy of bid specifications, payment of thirty-five dollars ($35.00); for dig- ital copies of plans and specifications (PDF Format), payment of twenty ($20.00). All payments are non-refundable. Any inquiries with regard to the bid documents shall be addressed to the Engineering Department at 973-680- 4009. The work includes providing snow plowing and removal services for all munic- ipally-owned streets as well as the following parking lots: 1. Pitt Street Lot – Lot on Pitt Street off of Broad St. 2. State Street Lot – On State Street off of Liberty St. 3. Conger Street Lot – On Conger Street off of Bloomfield Ave & Glenwood Ave. 4. Myrtle Street Lot – On Myrtle Street off of Dodd St. 5. Municipal Lot – On Bloomfield Avenue adjacent to Town Hall. 6. Parking Deck – At 23 Lackawanna St – Top level only. This contract shall be of a duration beginning from the first service call request and terminating May 31, 2021. Bids must be made on proposal forms and must be enclosed in sealed, spe- cial 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 Affi- davit 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 required to be registered by the New Jersey Department of Labor at the time bids will be received by the Township Of Bloomfield pur- suant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (P.L. 2003, c. 91, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51). 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 the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq. & N.J.A.C. 17:27. Bidders shall also comply with P.L. 1963, c. 150 (Prevailing Wage) and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.). Bidders are required to comply with Executive Order #34 (1976) – debarred vendors. 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 cer- tain 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 irregu- larities 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 E104882 BIP November 11, 2021 ($53.28)