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, March 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., local time, at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read via videoconference at https://zoom.us/j/9733404316 and may also be accessed via telephone 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.
VALVE OPERATION AND HYDRANT FLUSHING PROGRAM
This Contract consists of performing conventional flushing of fire hydrants and operation of water valves in the Lodi and North Arlington sections of the PVWC system.
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 Contractor shall submit any questions regarding the bid documents by Friday, March 12, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. to the project representative listed in the bid documents.
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