RFP #2020-06 for Construction Management Services for the Secondary Treatment Sludge Piping Upgrade at the Delaware #1 WPCF

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority of Camden, New Jersey is requesting proposals for RFP #2020-06 for Construction Management Services for the Secondary Treatment Sludge Piping Upgrade at the Delaware #1 WPCF.    Copies of the Request of Proposal are available from the CCMUA, Contact Kathy Savidge, kathys@ccmua.org or by phone 856-583-1205 during regular business hours or vendors can register to download all documents from the Camden County website:

Proposals must be submitted to the CCMUA’s Purchasing Department, 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, N.J. 08104. Proposals are due no later than 11:00am on July 9, 2020.  at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud remotely via Zoom. The link to join the meeting remotely by video is:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83020690505?pwd=WkYxb1k0aGduOUhrODV5Q0w3MDZMUT09 and when prompted enter Meeting ID: 830 2069 0505 and Password: 825004. You may also join by phone by calling: 1-929-205-6099 and entering Meeting ID: 830 2069 0505 and Password: 825004.  Any proposals received after said date/time, whether by mail or otherwise, will be returned unopened.  No proposals will be accepted after the above referenced date.  Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes with the name of the RFP clearly marked on the outside of the envelope.  Proposals may not be e-mailed, faxed or transmitted over the telephone. 

A Pre-Proposal meeting will be held remotely via Zoom on June 3, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.

The link to joint this meeting by video is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81678970731?pwd=S2RZYkZybURwaG42cFpjZzRKbzlFdz09, when prompted enter Meeting ID: 816 7897 0731, Password: 398811.  You may also joint by phone by calling 1-929-205-6099 and entering Meeting ID: 816 7897 0731, Password: 398811.

It is recommended that each proposal be hand delivered to the CCMUA, 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, NJ.  The CCMUA assumes no responsibility for delays in any form of carrier, mail or delivery service causing the proposal to be received at the CCMUAlater than the above referenced scheduled opening.

Nothing herein is intended to exclude any responsible firm or in any way restrain or restrict competition.  All responsible firms are encouraged to submit proposals. 

The CCMUA Board of Commissioners  reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals submitted in the best interest of the CCMUA  and the Board further reserves the right to waive any defect or informality in any proposal should it be in the best interest of the CCMUA. 

Proposers are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c. 127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27) and N.J.S.A. 10:5-31.

All proposers and their subcontractors competing for CCMUA contracts must provide a copy of their Business Registration Certificate at the time the proposal is submitted or should be registered prior to the proposal due date.

The proposal is being solicited through the “Fair and Open Process” provided by N.J.S.A. 1944a-20.4 et seq.

Proposers are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1999, c. 238 (J.J.S.A.34:11-56.48 to 57), where applicable.

This Request For Proposals does not constitute a bid and is intended solely to obtain competitive proposals from which the CCMUA may choose contractor(s) that best meet(s) its needs.  It is the intent of the CCMUA that no statutory, regulatory, or common law bidding requirement apply to this Request For Proposals.  The CCMUA intends to award any contract(s) for these services pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i). 

Kathy Savidge

Camden County MUA Asst Purchasing Agent

May 27, 2020

NOTICE OF ADDENDUM

CAMDEN COUNTY M.U.A

The attention of all Proposers for RFP #2020-06 Construction Management Services for the Construction of the Secondary Treatment Sludge Piping Upgrade at the Delaware #1 WPCF is directed to Addendum #1, will consist of additions to the proposal documents.  

Scheduled to open July 9, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. via Zoom will remain unchanged.

All provisions of the contract documents not affected by this addendum shall remain in full force and effect.  

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

June 10, 2020

CLARIFICATION #1

RFP #2020-06

Construction Management Services for the Secondary Treatment System Sludge Piping Upgrade

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The attention of all bidders is to be directed to the following Clarification to the Proposal documents for the above referenced RFP.

The following Questions have been brought before the CCMUA for Clarification and Responses are provided immediately after each question:

Q1)         What is the anticipated start date for the construction of the project?

A1)         The anticipated start date of the project is October 1, 2020 but is wholly dependent on   receiving authorization to advertise from the NJDEP.

Q2)         The RFP indicates that the duration of construction is 335 days. Are we to assume that we are required to provide fulltime coverage for both the PM and the Construction Inspector during this timeframe?  If not, what is the anticipated coverage expected for each position by the CCMUA?

A2)         Full time coverage is necessitated, per NJDEP funding guidelines, during all construction activities. 

Q3)         One question on the Scope of Services:

RFP page 14 of 36, item 2.5.2  Resident Engineer shall make every effort to review and respond to RFI’s and submittals prior to involving the Design Engineer.  If the CM is unable to review the information, they shall immediately transmit it to the Design Engineer.   Is it the intent of the RFP that the CM shall be responsible to review the submittals and shop drawings or to manage the designers response times for submittal review?

A3)         It is the intent for the CM to manage the submittal process including response times.

Q4)         Are plans and specifications for the upgrade available for review?

A4)         Provided in Addendum #1, dated June 10, 2020.  The link is:

https://dvirkaandbartilucci.sharefile.com/d-s78982c41dfc4e7f9

Q5)         What is the construction budget for this project?

A5)         Construction budgets are not provided

Q6)         What is the expected start date for construction?

A6)         Please see question #1

Q7)         Are there MBE or WBE goals for the CM contract?

A7)         There are no MBE or WBE goals for the CM contract.