1/19/2023 - Notice - Beverly Road Water Treatment Plant Upgrades for PFAS Treatment
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township of Burlington for the Beverly Road Water Treatment Plant Upgrades for PFAS Treatment, Contract No. 2022-05, and will be opened and read in public at the Municipal Center, 851 Old York Road, Burlington Township, New Jersey, 08016, on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM, prevailing time. Prospective bidders wishing to attend the bid opening will be provided access to the Community Room on the lower level of the Municipal Building beginning at 1:45 PM.
The work includes the furnishing of complete pre-engineered media pressure filter equipment for installation by others. Furnished equipment includes two (2) dual vessel media systems (four  vessels total) capable of series, parallel, and backwash flow patterns with pre-piped manifolds, and instrumentation. Three (3) multi-bag filter housings shall also be supplied for media pressure filter pre-treatment.
Please note that you may contact Matt Hanratty of the Burlington Township Water Department at (609) 239-5908 to arrange a pre-bid inspection of the existing Beverly Road Water Treatment Plant. A pre-bid meeting will not be held.
Specifications and forms of bid for the proposed work prepared by the Burlington Township Department of Engineering, and approved by the Township of Burlington, have been filed in the Office of the Township Engineer at the Municipal Center, and may be inspected by prospective bidders during the regular business hours. Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the specifications, plans and proposal by the Engineer or bidders can obtain electronic copies of the bid specifications by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org at the cost of preparation thereof, $15.00, which is non-refundable.
Bids must be made on the standard proposal form in the manner designated therein and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the bidder and the name of the project on the outside, addressed to the Township of Burlington, and must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Bid Bond or Cashier’s Check drawn to the order of the Township of Burlington for not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount bid, provided said security need not be more than $20,000.00. All bid guarantees shall be accompanied by an executed consent from an approved surety company, licensed to conduct business in the State of New Jersey, agreeing to furnish the required Payment, Performance and Maintenance Bonds upon the award of Contract. A “Surety Disclosure Statement and Certification” form must also accompany the bid pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:44-143.
Bids must be accompanied by a Statement of Corporate Ownership in accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:25-
24.2. In the case of corporations not chartered in the State of New Jersey, a proper certificate shall be provided stating that such corporation is authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.
The signed proposal form and bid security must be delivered to the Office of the Township Engineer on or before the hour named above; Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5- 31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq., Affirmative Action Regulations.
The accepted bidder must sign the contract within ten (10) days after the Notice of Award or forfeit his bid security. Bid securities will be returned to all but the three apparent lowest responsible bidders. All other bid securities will be returned within three days after awarding and signing of the contract and approval of the Contractor’s Payment and Performance Bonds, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays excepted.
The Township Council reserves the right to reject any or all proposals in whole or in part, or to make awards to such bidder or bidders who, in the judgment of the Township Council, makes the most advantageous bid and to waive such informalities as may be permitted by law.
BY ORDER OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BURLINGTON.