NOTICE TO BIDDERS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority's Purchasing Committee on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. prevailing time, in the Commissioners' Meeting Room of the Authority's Administration Building located at the Solid Waste Complex at 34 South Route 94, Lafayette, New Jersey 07848 for:
CONTRACT NO. 13-5
The furnishing of approximately 40,000 gallons of Ferric Chloride Solution for each contract year; 2013/14 and 2014/15.
CONTRACT NO. 13-6
The furnishing of approximately 20,000 pounds of Potassium Permanganate Powder for each contract year; 2013/14 and 2014/15.
CONTRACT NO. 13-7
The furnishing of approximately 10,000 gallons of Liquid Sodium Hypochlorite Solution for each contract year; 2013/14 and 2014/15.
CONTRACT NO. 13-8
The furnishing of approximately 25,000 gallons of Hydrogen Peroxide 50% Solution for each contract year; 2013/14 and 2014/15.
All above contract periods shall be from date of contract signing until June 30, 2015 (two-year contracts).
Said Contracts shall consist of the furnishing and delivery of the specified materials.
At the above stated time and place, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids must be made on the Standard Proposal Form, in the manner designated therein and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the bidder and the number and name of the contract and the item bid on the outside of the envelope. No responsibility shall be attached to any person or persons for the premature opening of any bid not properly addressed and identified.
Copies of said form, including the specifications therefore, will be furnished either at the discretion of or upon application to the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority at the address listed above (between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.), or will be mailed to the applicant upon request and receipt of $0.00 payable to the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority to cover the cost of postage and handling.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a security, payable to the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority guaranteeing that if a contract is awarded to the bidder, he will enter into a contract therefore and will furnish a Performance Bond, if required. This security shall be in the amount of 10% of the amount bid, but not in excess of $20,000.00 and may be given, at the option of the bidder, in the form of a Certified Check, Cashier's Check or Bid Bond (from a company satisfactory to the SCMUA). The total amount of the units bid will be used as a bid figure to determine the amount of the 10% check or bid bond required. Bid proposals must also include the following: Disclosure Statement, Resolution, Non-Collusion Affidavit and Certificate of Surety or other documentation with respect to New Jersey Business Registration Certificate, performance security if such alternate security is proposed. Bids may be rejected if the above named documents are not included with the proposal.
Bids may be hand delivered or mailed to the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority, 34 South Route 94, Lafayette, New Jersey 07848 on or before the hour above named. The SCMUA will not assume responsibility for bids forwarded by mail and no bid will be accepted after the hour and date specified. Bidders are required to comply with the Affirmative Action Requirements of Public Laws 1975, Chapter 127(N.J.A.C.17:27.) Bidders are also required to comply with the requirements of Public Laws 1977, Chapter 33.
The provisions of the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. is incorporated herein by reference. If the Contract is to be awarded, the SCMUA will award to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder within sixty (60) days of the Bid Opening or agree upon an extension of time acceptable to any bidders.
No bidder may withdraw its bid during the period beginning upon Bid Opening, and ending sixty (60) calendar days after the actual date of said Bid Opening.
The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor irregularities or informalities in the bids and to accept the bid or bids which in their judgment will best serve the interest of the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority.
THE SUSSEX COUNTY MUNICIPAL
Andrea Cocula, Secretary
Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of
N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27
If awarded a contract, your company/firm shall be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27
For Bid/RFP Information, please contact the Sussex County MUA: