FY2022 NJDOT Municipal Aid – Reconstruction of Smith Street

August 22, 2022

DEADLINE: September 7, 2022 at 10:30am

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City of Salem for the FY2022 NJDOT Municipal Aid – Reconstruction of Smith Street in the City of Salem, Salem County, New Jersey.

Bid forms, contracts and specifications are available by contacting Remington & Vernick Engineers.  Contact shall be made by phone or by email to make bid purchase arrangements at 856 795 9595 or by submitting .

Said Bids will be received, opened and read aloud in public at the Municipal Building, 17 New Market Street, Salem, Salem County, New Jersey on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at 10:30 AM, prevailing time.

Electronic download link for copies of the bid forms, contracts and specifications may be obtained from said Remington and Vernick Engineers, by prospective bidders upon request, upon payment of the sum of $50.00 for each set.  Should interested bidders not have the ability to handle electronic download sets, a set may be arranged to be sent overnight by calling 856 795 9595.

NO BIDS ARE TO BE PICKED UP AT THE ENGINEER’S OFFICE OR AT THE MUNICIPALITY OFFICES.

PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO OBTAINING SAID SPECIFICATIONS.

NO BIDS ARE TO BE DROPPED OFF AT THE ENGINEER’S OFFICE.

The City of Salem reserves the right to consider the bids for sixty (60) days after the receipt thereof, and further reserves the right to reject any or all bids, either in whole or in part and also to waive any informality in any and make such awards or take action as may be in the best interest of the City of Salem, in accordance with applicable law.

Bids must be on the bid form prepared by Remington and Vernick Engineers, in the manner designated therein and required by the specifications, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidder on the outside and also bearing on the outside reference to the particular work bid upon.  Said bids shall be addressed to Ben Angeli, Clerk, City of Salem, 17 New Market Street, Salem, New Jersey  08079.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond duly executed by the bidder as principal and having as surety thereon a surety company approved by the City of Salem in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) but in no case in excess of $20,000.00 of the amount bid.  Any such bid bond shall be without endorsement or conditions.  Bid shall also be accompanied by a certificate letter from a surety company stating that it will provide the bidder with the completion bond.

The award of the contract shall be made subject to the necessary moneys to do the work being provided by the City of Salem in a lawful manner.  The contract to be executed by the successful bidder will provide that it shall not become effective until the necessary moneys to do the work have been provided by the City of Salem in a lawful manner.  The award shall further be subjected to the securing of necessary State, Federal or Local permits governing the work.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., N.J.A.C. 17:27 (Affirmative Action), N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et seq.(New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act), and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. S12101, et seq.).

The contractor is further notified that he must comply with N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2, and submit a Disclosure Statement listing stockholders with his bid.

The contractor is further notified that he must comply with N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq. Public Works Contractor Registration Act and he and any subcontractors must be registered in accordance with the act.

The contractor is also further notified that he must comply with N.J.S.A. 52:32-44 and submit proof of business registration and submit proof of business registration for any named subcontractors in  accordance with the act.