Delaware No. 1 water pollution control facility





Sealed Bids for Contract No. 198 for the Delaware No. 1 Water Pollution Control Facility Anaerobic Sludge Digester and Combined Heat and Power Facilities will be received by The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority office, located at 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, New Jersey 08104 until 10:00 a.m. (Local Time), on October 3, 2017, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.


The Work comprises of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment and services required for:


  1. Construction of new Sludge Storage (SSF) and Anaerobic Digestion Facilities (ADF), including sitework, yard piping, structural, architectural, process piping and equipment, plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical, fire detection and suppression, and all instrumentation and controls.
  2. Modifications to existing Sludge Thickening Facility, including process piping and equipment, plumbing, electrical, and all instrumentation and controls.
  3. Coordination of delivery, unloading, installation, startup and testing of all equipment furnished by Anaergia for the Owner, under a separate contract. For more information on equipment see Section 01640 “Owner Furnished Products” and Volume 4 of this Contract Document s” Owner Furnished Products Binder”.

The Contract Documents consist of (6) six volumes.  Volume 1 though Volume 3 contains Technical Specifications.  Volume 4 contains Owner Furnished Equipment Binder, and Volumes 5 and 6 contain Contract Drawings.  The bidders document set will consist of hard copy of Volume One, containing Advertisement for Bids, Instructions to Bidders, Bid, Bid Bond, Agreement, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Payment Bond, Performance Bond, and Addenda, if any, and CD containing the entire set including Drawing and Specifications.  For a general “Summary of Work,” please refer to Section 01110.  The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:



The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority

1645 Ferry Avenue

Camden, New Jersey 08104


D&B/Guarino Engineers, LLC

8 Neshaminy Interplex, Suite 219

Trevose, Pennsylvania 19053



All bidders must obtain a set of the Contract Documents.


Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority at 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, New Jersey 08104 upon depositing the sum of $250.00 for each set of documents.


Return of the documents is not required, and the amount paid for the documents is non‑refundable.


Each Bid must be accompanied by a certified or bank cashier’s check made payable to Owner, or a Bid Bond in the form provided in the Contract Documents, issued by a surety licensed to conduct business in the state where the Project is located and having a Best Rating of A‑ or better from A.M. Best Company and named in the current list of “Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Sureties on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies” as published in Circular 570 (amended) by the Financial Management Service, Surety Bond Branch, U.S. Department of the Treasury, in an amount not less than 10 percent of the amount of the Bid submitted, but not in excess of $20,000, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-21. The list may be ordered from the Government Printing Office Bookstore, 26 Federal Plaza, Room 110, New York, NY  10278, (212) 264-3825.


Prospective Bidders are advised that the Project is subject to a Project Labor Agreement (PLA).  The PLA will be binding upon all Contractors and Sub-contractors performing on-site Project work, as defined in Article 3 of the PLA Agreement.  The copy of the PLA agreement is attached to the Supplementary Conditions, Exhibit 21.


The Bidder to whom the Owner proposes to award the Contract will be required to furnish Performance, Payment and Environmental Maintenance Bonds and the necessary insurance certificates as prescribed in the General Conditions and the Supplementary Conditions upon the execution of the Agreement.


The Bidder is advised that this project shall comply with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-45 and as such the Contract to be awarded is a qualified small business enterprise set-aside contract, qualified veteran business enterprise set-aside contract, a qualified minority business enterprise set-aside contract or a qualified women’s business enterprise set-aside contract, as appropriate.


This contract is funded in part with funds from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure financing programs and the successful bidder must comply with the provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:22-9 for the participation of small business enterprises owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, as follows:


  1. The invitation to bid is on an unrestricted basis whereby the successful bidder must fulfill the SED utilization requirements. The agencies specified in N.J.A.C. 7:22-9.13(a)8 will have a list of eligible SED firms and shall, upon request, provide them to the project sponsor.  The project sponsor will, during the advertisement phase, provide copies of the list to all contractors on unrestricted contracts.
  2. Neither the United States nor the State of New Jersey, nor any of their departments, agencies or employees is or will be a party to this contract.
  3. Bidders are required to comply with all relevant Federal and State Statutes, Rules and Regulations as described in Bidding Documents.


This contract is subject to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Employment on Public Works (N.J.S.A. 10:2-1), New Jersey Law against Discrimination (N.J.S.A. 10:5-1 to 10:5-42), Foreign Corporation Law (N.J.S.A. 14A:13.3), Statement of Ownership (N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2), Use of Domestic Materials (N.J.S.A. 52:33-1 to 52:33-3), Prevailing Wage Rates (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25), Prompt Payment Law (N.J.S.A. 2A:30A-2 et seq.), Procedures and requirements of the Loan (N.J.A.C. 7:22-3.1, 4.1, and 5.1), Environmental Assessment Requirements (N.J.A.C. 7:22-10.11), and Construction of Environmental Infrastructure Facilities (N.J.A.C. 7:14.2).


In order to perform public work, the Successful Bidder and Subcontractors prior to contract award shall hold or obtain such licenses as required by State Statutes, and Federal and local Laws and Regulations.


Bidders are required to execute a non-collusive bidding certification (Affidavit) in accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:34-15.


The attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to the conditions of employment to be observed and the minimum wage rates to be paid under the contracts as determined by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.  Please remember that this is a New Jersey Prevailing Wage job.  For the actual “Wage Determination Letter,” you should contact the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development


Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51, The Public Works Contractor Registration Act (PWCRA).   No contractor shall bid on any contract for public work as defined in section 2 of P.L. 1963, c. 150 (C. 34:11-56.26) unless the contractor is registered pursuant to this act.  No contractor shall list a subcontractor in a bid proposal for the contract unless the subcontractor is registered pursuant to P.L. 1999, c. 238 (C. 34:11-56.48 et seq.) at the time the bid is made.


Bidders are also required to comply with the requirements of Affirmative Action Compliance (N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 at seq.).


For an appointment to the visit the site, contact Andrew Kricun, Executive Director/Chief Engineer, The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority, telephone (856) 541-3700.


The Commissioners of the CCMUA require the successful Bidder to prove the necessity of any change order(s).  Therefore, please pre-examine everything before submitting your bid.  Where the nature or amount of change orders cause suspicion that they are being submitted to purposely inflate your bid, the CCMUA will decline payment and refer the activity to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.


The Commissioners will take the same approach to any other subsequent request for increases to the contract price.


The Owner reserves the right to reject all of the Bids received, to re-advertise for Bids, to abandon the project, to waive any or all minor informalities in any Bid received and to accept any proposal all in accordance with applicable law.”


A pre-bid meeting will be held at The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority on August 24, 2017 at 10 A.M. (local time) Even though the pre-bid meeting is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that all bidders attend the pre-bid meeting.





Due to the request of prospective bidders, the CCMUA is extending the bid process and postponing the bid opening to October 31, 2017.





Date:   August 7, 2017                                                    By:   Andrew Kricun, P.E., BCEE

         Executive Director/Chief Engineer