NOTICE TO BIDDERS
A NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed Bid Packets will be received by the CITY CLERK’S OFFICE for the CITY OF ENGLEWOOD, County of Bergen, State of New Jersey on MAY 31, 2023 at 10:30 AM prevailing time at CITY HALL, 2-10 NORTH VAN BRUNT STREET, ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY, 07631 at which time and place the Bid Packets will be publicly unsealed and its contents announced in public for Bid # 23-16 WEST ST. ROAD IMPROVEMENTS.
The scope of Work contemplated for the above named Project includes the milling and paving of West St. within the City of Englewood, including but not limited to the installation of sidewalk, curbing, apron, handicap ramps, inlets or eco safe inlet heads frame and grates, drainage improvements as well as all other work of any type or description necessary for contemplation of the Project, whether or not specifically described in these Contract Documents. All Work on this Contract shall be completed within 45 Calendar Days from Notice to Proceed.
Plans, Specifications, form of bid, contract and bond for the proposed work, prepared by the City of Englewood, have been filed at the office of the City Engineer, 2-10 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood and may be inspected by prospective bidders during business hours.
Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the Contract Documents upon proper notice and payment of a non-refundable charge of Seventy Five ($75) payable to “City of Englewood” at the offices of the City Clerk to defray the cost thereof.
The provided Bid Packet must be completed in the manner designated in the Contract Documents, must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the Bidder and the name of the Project on the outside and must be addressed to CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF ENGLEWOOD. Also, Bid Packets must be accompanied by a Statement of Consent of Surety from a surety company holding a Certificate of Authorization to do business in the State of New Jersey and either a Bid Bond or a Certified Check drawn to the order of “CITY OF ENGLEWOOD” for not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid price amount, except that the check shall not exceed $20,000.00. The successful Bidder is hereby notified that a Performance and Payment Bonds for the full amount of this Project is required.
The award of the Contract for this Project will not be made until the necessary funds have been provided by CITY OF ENGLEWOOD in a lawful manner. Please be advised that this Project is being funded through CITY OF ENGLEWOOD. By virtue of Executive Order #34 (1976), vendors currently suspended, debarred or disqualified are excluded from participating on this Project.
The successful Bidder shall be required to comply with the applicable statutory requirements of the Contract Documents and Plans which include all of the following: (i) N.J.A.C. 17:27; (ii) N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq.; (iii) Business Registrations (N.J.S.A. 52:32-44); (iv) Prevailing Wage Act (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25, et seq.); (v) Public Work Contractor Registration (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48); and (vi) Affirmative Action Requirements (N.J.S.A. 10:5-1, et seq.); and any other legal requirements applicable to this Project.
CITY OF ENGLEWOOD intends to award this Project to the lowest Bidder whose Bid Packet is responsive and complies with its requirements for the Project, provided that in the judgment of CITY OF ENGLEWOOD is reasonable, within available funds and in the interest of CITY OF ENGLEWOOD. CITY OF ENGLEWOOD reserves the right to reject any and all Bid Packets to the extent permitted by law. An award will be made or Bid Packets will be rejected within sixty (60) Calendar Days after the opening of the Bid Packets, during which time the Bid Packets shall be irrevocable and unavailable to withdraw by Bidders, unless otherwise extended in the Contract Documents.
By Order of the CITY OF ENGLEWOOD
FRANTZ VOLCY, PE, CITY ENGINEER
Publication Date: May 2023