NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed Bid Proposals will be received by the City Clerk of the City of Englewood for the City of
Englewood, 2-10 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, New Jersey 07631, at 11:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, April 27, 2011, for North Woodland Reconstruction, Project Number 111004.
The Sealed Bid Proposals shall be received by the City Clerk prior to the bid opening.
Plans, Specifications, and Addendum # 1, form of bid, contract and bond for the proposed work,
prepared by the City of Englewood, have been filed at the office of K. Albert Associates, 9 East
Street, Englewood and may be inspected by prospective bidders during business hours.
Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the Plans and Specifications upon proper notice and
payment of a check for TWO HUNDRED ($200.00) DOLLARS payable to K. Albert Associates,
said cost being the reproduction price of the documents, and is not returnable.
Bids for the contract 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 must be delivered to the City Clerk marked:
NORTH WOODLAND RECONSTRUCTION
The federal procurement regulations (40 CFR Part 31.36(h)(I) require a bid guarantee from each
PROJECT NUMBER 111004
bidder equivalent to five percent (5%) of the bid price.
ALL BIDDERS ARE ADVISED THAT THIS PROJECT IS PARTIALLY FUNDED BY THE
UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND THE BID
GUARANTEE TO BE FURNISHED WITH THE BID SHALL MEE THE FEDERAL
REQUIREMENTS AND THE FEDERAL REQUIREMENT TAKES PRECEDENCE OVER
THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY REQUIRMENTS. A BID GUARANTEE IN THE AMOUNT
EQUIVALENT TO FIVE PERCENT (5%) OF THE BID PRICE IS REQUIRED. The guarantee
may be given at the option of the bidder by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check or a Bid Bond from
a reputable company authorized to do business in New Jersey.
A Performance Bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price shall be required of the
successful bidder. All bidders shall submit with their bids a Surety's Consent, from a surety
company qualified to do business in the State of New Jersey or from an individual surety, stating
that it will provide the contractor with such a Performance Bond within ten (10) days following the
bid award resolution.
The contractor and all subcontractors shall comply with all applicable Local, State, and Federal
non-discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action requirements.
Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and NJ.A.C.
17:27 and N.J.S.A. 52-25-24.2, P.L. 1977, ch.-33, Section 1, and Executive Order 11246.
Bidders are required to take affirmative steps to assure that minority firms, women's business
enterprises and labor surplus area firms are used when possible as specified in Sections 31-36(e)
(2) (I through V) of the Federal Contract Provisions for the Appropriations Act Grants, US
Environmental Protection Agency.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part
by a grant from the u.s. Environmental Protection Agency. Neither the United States nor any of its
departments, agencies or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting
contract. This procurement will be subject to regulations contained in
40 CFR PART 31.
The contractor or subcontractors, where applicable, shall in all solicitations or advertisements for
employees placed by or on behalf of the contractor; state that all qualified applicants shall receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, marital
status or sex.
The contractor or subcontractors, where applicable, shall send to each labor union or
representative or workers with which he has collective bargaining agreements or other contract or
understanding, a notice, to be provided by the agency contracting officer, advising the labor union
or worker's representative of the contractor's commitments under this act and shall post copies of
the notice in conspicuous places available to employees and applicants for employment.
Any bid proposal submitted on behalf of a corporation or partnership must set forth below a list
containing the names and addresses of all Stockholders and Partners owning a 10% or greater
interest therein. This information is required pursuant to Chapter 33, Public Law 1977, and cannot
be waived or cured after the receipt of bids. Failure to comply will result in the Rejection of the
Bidders shall comply with the provisions of P.L. 2004, c.S7 respecting the submission of a copy of
the contractor's and/or subcontractor's business registration with the New Jersey Department of
the Treasury, Division of Revenue, to be submitted at the time specified for the receipt of bids.
The failure to submit such business registration shall be deemed a fatal defect that shall render the
bid proposal unresponsive and that cannot be cured by the City of Englewood after the receipt of
The City of Englewood reserves the right to reject any or all bids or waive any minor irregularity
or non-compliance in the bids if in its judgment the public interest will be served by so doing. All
bids shall be irrevocable, not subject to withdrawal and shall stand available for a period of sixty
(60 days). Bids may be held by the City of Englewood for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days
from the date of opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the
qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding the Contract.