LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed Bids will be received by the Borough Administrator of the Borough of Mendham, New Jersey, 07945, on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. prevailing time and opened and read in public at the Mendham Municipal Building, Phoenix House, 2 West Main Street, Mendham, New Jersey 07945 for the following:
CURBSIDE SINGLE STREAM RECYCLABLES COLLECTION
Contract Documents for the above may be examined in the office of the Borough Administrator, 2 West Main Street, Mendham, New Jersey 07945, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Any person, firm, or corporation desiring a copy of the Contract Documents may obtain such from the Borough Administrator’s Office.
Bidders must use the prepared Proposal Form. Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Borough Administrator, Borough of Mendham, marked on the outside with the name and address of the bidder and the name of the contract being bid, and delivered on or before the hour set forth above. NO BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE BID OPENING HAS COMMENCED.
The Borough of Mendham reserves the right to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder.
Bids must be accompanied by a bid guarantee in the form of a certified check, bid bond or cashier's check in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount bid, but not in excess of $20,000.00 made payable to the Borough of Mendham, together with a “Consent of Surety” from a surety company authorized to do business in New Jersey in a form satisfactory to the Borough, stating that it will provide the contractor with a bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the total contract price bid.
All guarantees of unsuccessful bidders will be returned upon award of contract to the successful bidder.
Bidding information contained in this Proposal should be clear and not subject to qualifications, deletions, erasures, or other marking that create any doubt as to its meaning. Bidders should make sure that Bid Proposal is signed by a duly authorized person on behalf of the bidder and that the Proposal is responsive. Bidders can determine the responsiveness of their Proposal by reading “Information for Bidders”. INSTRUCTIONS MUST BE FOLLOWED EXACTLY OR THE BID MAY BE DECLARED NON-RESPONSIVE.
The Borough Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to accept such bids as it may deem to be in the best interests of the Borough of Mendham, and reserves the right to waive any informality in the bids received, and the right to consider the bids for sixty (60) days after their receipt.
Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 2004, c. 57, which pertains to the New Jersey Business Registration Requirements.
Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 which pertains to affirmative action rule and P.L.1977, c. 33, which refers to the statement of corporation ownership.
Richard A. Merkt