ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
THE CAMDEN COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY
CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY
REBID CONTRACT NO. 117A
Delaware No. 1 water pollution control facility
Wet weather improvements
Sealed Bids for Rebid Contract No. 117A 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 08104 until 10:00 a.m. (Local Time), on March 12, 2019, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
- Modification of the common Primary Sedimentation Tank (PST) Influent Channel and PST Tank wall to accommodate the installation of two (2) PST inlet gates per PST Tank; the installation of two Outfall Riser Pipes; the replacement of two electric gate actuators at the West Influent Channel Inlet Gates; the cleaning and rehabilitation of the PST Influent Channels ; and the inspection and subsequent repair and replacement of any diffused air equipment located within the PST Influent Channels that is deemed necessary.
The Contract Documents consist of two (2) volumes. One volume contains Specifications and the other volume contains Contract Drawings. For a general “Summary of Work,” please refer to Section 01110 – Summary of Work. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:
The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority
1645 Ferry Avenue
Camden, New Jersey 08104
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, 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’scheck madepayable 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, SuretyBondBranch, 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.
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 not be held.
THE CAMDEN COUNTY MUNICIPAL
Andrew Kricun, P.E.
Executive Director/Chief Engineer
CAMDEN COUNTY M.U.A
The attention of all bidders for Wet Weather Improvements, Phase I is directed to Addendum #1, will consist of changes to the contract documents. All provisions of the contract documents not affected by this addendum shall remain in full force and effect.
Scheduled to open March 12, 2019 at 10AM remains unchanged.
A copy of this addendum will be sent in a manner authorized by law to all vendors who have received the bid specifications and will also be available in the Purchasing Department, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority, Camden, NJ 08104.
Kathy Savidge, Asst. Purchasing Agent
Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority