ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
THE CAMDEN COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY
CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY
CONTRACT NO. 116
Delaware No. 1 water pollution control facility
raw sewage pump upgrades
Sealed Bids for Contract No. 116 for the Delaware No. 1 Water Pollution Control Facility Wet Weather Improvements – Phase I will be received by The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority office, located at 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, New Jersey 08101-1432 until 10:00 a.m. (Local Time), on December 6, 2018, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
The Work comprises of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment and services required for:
- Upgrades to four existing raw sewage pumps including replacement of existing motors, replacement of existing variable speed drives and replacement of two pump casings and rotating assemblies. The work also includes furnishing and installing a related new power distribution system with outdoor transformers, indoor motor control centers, underground duct work and various site and utility work.
The Contract Documents consist of two (2) volumes. Volume 1 contains Specifications. Volume 2 contains Contract Drawings. 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
P.O. Box 1432
Camden, New Jersey 08101-1432
Greeley and Hansen
1700 Market Street, Suite 2130
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
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, P.O. Box 1432, Camden, New Jersey 08101-1432 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.
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.
The Contract is expected to be funded in part with the funds from the NJDEP and the NJEIT. Neither the United States nor the State of New Jersey, the NJEIT, nor any of their departments, agencies, or employees is, or will be, a party to the Contract or any lower tier contract or subcontract. The Contract or Subcontract will be subject to regulations contained in N.J.A.C. 7:22-3.1 et seq., 4.1 et seq., 5.1 et seq., 9.1 et seq. and 10 et seq., Local Public Contract Law, Department of Labor and Workforce Development Current Wage Rate Determination, Prevailing Wage Act, Contract Work Hours and Safety Standard Act, Copland Act, Davis Bacon Act, Buy American Clause, Debarment and Suspension and Socially and Economically Disadvantaged (SED) (N.J.A.C. 7:22-9.1 et seq.). Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:5-33: “Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c.127.”
All bidders are encouraged to include a commitment to the use of small, minority, women’s and labor surplus area businesses and shall be in conformity with N.J.A.C. 7:22-3.17(a)(24) and 7:22-4.17(a) with a goal of not less than 10% participation of small business enterprises owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (SEDs). Further details regarding special requirements of contractors to comply with the Project Plan developed by the owner for SED participation are included in the Instructions to Bidders and the Supplemental General Conditions.
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 November 8, 2018 at 10 A.M. Even though the pre-bid meeting is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that all bidders attend the pre-bid meeting.
THE CAMDEN COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY
Camden, New Jersey Andrew Kricun, P.E.
Executive Director/Chief Engineer