INVITATION TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids for performing the Contract identified below will be received by the Passaic Valley Water Commission, at its offices located at 1525 Main Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey, on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., local time, at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read via videoconference at 1-929-436-2866 using Meeting ID# 973 340 4316. The Commission will accept electronic submission of bids via the Commission’s FTP site which will be provided to all document holders under a separate email at least 48 hours prior to the bid opening date as specified herein. No bids shall be received after the time designated in this Invitation to Bidders. The lowest responsible bidder will be required to submit a hard copy of the bid with all original signatures and seals to the Commission’s office, located at 1525 Main Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011, within 48 hours from receipt of notification by the Commission.
SUBSURFACE EXPLORATORY INVESTIGATION
FOR DETERMINATION OF LEAD SERVICE LINES
IN THE MAIN SYSTEM
This Contract shall require performing test pits at the water service curb stop for approximately 6,000 locations in the City of Paterson, City of Clifton, City of Passaic and Borough of Prospect Park within Passaic County to determine the material of the service line on both the public and private side of the shutoff valve. Test pitting shall be performed on State, County and Municipal roadways and shall include constructing temporary and / or permanent surface restoration.
Information and Instructions for Bidders, Specifications and other Contract Documents are available in electronic form by forwarding an e-mail request to email@example.com. Each submission shall be provided on the standardized forms as supplied in the submission package and the said standardized forms shall not be modified or altered in any way.
Bidders shall comply with the requirements of the Local Public Contracts Law N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et. seq. as supplemented and amended; Disclosure Notice (P.L. 1977, c 33) N.J.S.A. 52:24.1 and Affirmative Action Requirements. (P.L. 1975 c 127) N.J.S.A. 10:5-32 in addition to other applicable State Laws.
The successful bidder for the Contract shall be required to comply with the prevailing local minimum wage rates as determined by the New Jersey Department of Labor.
Within the parameters established by the governing law, the Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any minor informalities or irregularities in the Proposal received and to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder.
Passaic Valley Water Commission
Gregg Lucianin, Purchasing Agent