TOWNSHIP OF HARDING
MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
MUNICIPAL TENNIS COURT
PROPOSED REHABILITATION PROJECT
NOTICE is hereby given that
sealed bid proposals for a contract for the Proposed Rehabilitation Project for
the Municipal Tennis Courts located in the Township of Harding will be received
by the Township Administrator for the Township of Harding, Morris County, New
Jersey at the Township of Harding Municipal Building, 21 Blue Mill Road, New
Vernon, New Jersey on March 31, 2015
at 2:00 P.M., prevailing time, at which place and time all bid proposals
received will be opened and read aloud.
plans and specifications for the subject project, instructions to bidders,
general conditions, contract form, performance bond form, bid proposal form and
other bidding documents are available at the office of the Township Clerk in
the Township Municipal Building, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, NJ 07976,
between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday beginning on
March 12, 2015. A NON-REFUNDABLE fee of $40 in the form of a check payable to
the Township of Harding will be required for each set of plans and specifications.
bid proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address
of the bidder and designation of the contract on the outside, addressed to the
Township Administrator, Township of Harding, Morris County, New Jersey.
proposals shall be submitted at the place and time scheduled for the opening of
proposals provided; however, a bid proposal may be submitted by mail or other
delivery if placed in a sealed envelope marked as herein above provided and
mailed or otherwise delivered to Ms. Gail W. McKane, Custodian of Bids,
Township of Harding Municipal Building, 21 Blue Mill Road, P.O. Box 666, New
Vernon, New Jersey 07976, in which case the delivery of the sealed bid proposal
envelope to the Custodian of Bids prior to the time for the opening of the bid
proposals is the responsibility of the bidder.
proposals shall be prepared and submitted on the forms provided and in a manner
required by the instructions to bidders. Each bid proposal must be accompanied
by a certified check, cashier’s check or a bid bond in an amount equivalent to 10%
of the total amount of the bid, but not to exceed $20,000 (Twenty
Thousand Dollars), to guarantee that the bidder to whom a contract may
be awarded will execute the contract.
bid proposal must include a consent of surety from a surety company stating
that the surety company will provide the bidder with the required performance
bond if the contract is awarded to the bidder. Other documents specified in the
instructions to bidders and in the checklist required to accompany each bid
proposal must also be completed and submitted.
may be held by the Township of Harding for a period not to exceed sixty (60)
days from the date of the opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids
and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding the
contract. Exception to this would be in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-24,
which provides that "any bidders who consent thereto may, at the request
of the contracting unit, have their bids held for consideration for such longer
period as may be agreed."
Township reserves the right to determine which contract will be awarded and the
right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality in any bid, all as
permitted or required by law.
are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A 10:5-31 et. seq and
1975, c.127 (NJAC 17:27-1 et. seq.) AFFIRMATIVE ACTION and with the
OF P.L. 2004 C.57, which requires a copy of the BUSINESS
CERTIFICATE issued by the New Jersey Treasury