TOWNSHIP OF HARDING
MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE TYPE 13
COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
NOTICE is hereby given that in accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:26H et seq., sealed bid proposals for a combined three-year contract for the Township of Harding’s annual bulk pick up from properties within the Township and for the pick up of Solid Waste and Recyclable materials from The Farm at Harding, the Township of Harding’s affordable housing development, and the Township of Harding’s Department of Public Works building, commencing on January 1, 2017 and terminating on December 31, 2019, will be received by the Township Administrator, Gail W. McKane, at the Harding Township Municipal Building, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, New Jersey on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:00 A.M., prevailing time, at which place and time all bid proposals received will be opened and read aloud.
The specifications for the subject service, 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.
Each 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. Bid proposals shall be submitted at the place and time scheduled for the opening of proposals, provided, however, that 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, 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.
Bid 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 not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid (but not more than $20,000) to guarantee that the bidder to whom a contract may be awarded will execute the contract and furnish the required performance bond. Each 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.
The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the annual value of the contract to cover all provisions on the specifications.
Bidders are advised that the provisions of any contract will require compliance with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et. Seq., N.J.A.C. 17:27 (affirmative action respecting employment), and P.L. 1977 C33 and any amendments thereto.
The 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.
Gail W. McKane
Township of Harding
October 6, 2016