MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE TYPE 13
COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLABLE
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,
located at Kitchell Road, the Township of Harding's affordable housing
development, and the Township of Harding's Department of Public Works building,
commencing on January 1, 2020 and terminating on December 31, 2022, will be
received by the Township Purchasing Agent, at the Harding Township Municipal
Building, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, New Jersey on Tuesday, September 10,
2019 at 11:00 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 Thursday,
and between the hours of 8:30am and 12:30pm on Fridays.
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 Purchasing Agent, 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. Lorene K. Wright, 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
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.
Lorene K. Wright
Purchasing Agent / Assistant Administrator
Township of Harding