This notice was issued by the Township of Bloomfield and originally printed in The Star-Ledger on January 19, 2022. It was retrieved from the New Jersey Press Association and republished as-is and without line breaks.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS SOLID WASTE & DUAL STREAM RECYCLING COLLECTION SERVICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the Township of Bloomfield , State of New Jersey on , March 22, 2022 , at 11:00 a.m., Local Prevailing Time, by Township of Bloomfield, in the Council Chambers of the Bloomfield Municipal Building, 1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. Bids received after 11:00 A.M. on that day will not be accepted. Note that due to the current pandemic conditions, the bids received may be opened and read via a video conference call. Copies of specifications and contract documents are open to inspection at the Township of Bloomfield’s Purchasing Agent’s Office, located in the Bloomfield Engineering Department , Room 203,Township of Bloomfield Municipal Building, 1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield New Jersey 07003, during regular business hours 9:00 A.M. 4:00 P.M. Please call the Township Purchasing Agent’s Office at 973- 680-4042 before coming into the Municipal Building to confirm sufficient building access.: For paper copies, payment of seventy-five dollars ($75.00); for digital copies (PDF Format), payment of twenty ($20.00). All payments are non-refundable. A highly recommended virtual Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 26, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. at the Municipal Building located a Township of Bloomfield Municipal Building, 1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield New Jersey 07003. Proposers are encouraged to attend. Bidders may submit questions in writing to the Township Purchasing Agent no later than 11:00 A.M. on January 28, 2022 An original and two (2) copies of the bid documents must be submitted to and be received by the Township, via mail or hand delivery, at the time and place stated in the Legal Notice. Said bids shall be addressed to the Township Purchasing Agent, Township of Bloomfield. Timely delivery is the absolute responsibility of the Proposer. Submission via certified mail or overnight delivery to the above address is encouraged. Bid documents will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail. Any and all documents submitted in response to this Bid Request that are not received by the Township by the time and date specified for receipt will be rejected. There will be no public comments or questions at the bid opening. 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 pursuant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (P.L. 2003, c. 91, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51). 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. 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 1/19/22 $181.35