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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

MAIN STREET STREETSCAPE – PHASE III

CITY OF HACKENSACK, COUNTY OF BERGEN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

FILE No.: SCE-R07448.C10

Sealed Proposals for the Main Street Streetscape – Phase III will be received by the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 on February 4, 2020 at 10:00 A.M., prevailing time, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  No Proposals will be accepted after said hour.  

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. daily except Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays beginning on January 14, 2020 at the City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601.

The cost for the Contract Documents is $100.00 per set and is non-refundable.  Payment for Contract Documents shall be by check or money order and shall be made payable to the City of Hackensack. Contract Documents are available only via pickup at the City of Hackensack.  Contract Documents will NOT be mailed.

 The work will include but is not limited to, the construction of approximately eight hundred seventy five (875) square yards of concrete sidewalks, approximately three hundred and seventy five (375) square yards of stone paver walkway, and one thousand two hundred (1,200) linear feet of concrete vertical curb. The project also includes soil erosion and traffic control and traffic control measures, clearing site, granite block curbing, installation of various site amenities and accessories, planting, and electrical conduit, light fixture footings, and utility coordination for installation of utility provided lighting. The entire project shall be constructed on and along Main Street from its intersection with Berry Street to its intersection with Passaic Street.  No work associated with this project shall occur outside these project limits.  The Contractor will abide by conditions and requirements for the scope of work and all coordination with property owners before and after installation activities.  Complementary work to furnish and install accessory materials may be if and where directed items by the Owner.  The Contractor shall be responsible for providing all labor, supervision, trade skills, materials, and equipment required for this project as described in the Construction Documents. The Contract will allow 90 calendar days for completion of the work from the notice to proceed. 

 Proposals shall be made on the forms provided and made part of the Contract Documents, which SHALL be submitted in Triplicate, One Stamped Original, and Two Stamped Copies.  A certified check or cashier's check made payable to the order of the City of Hackensack, or a duly executed Bid Bond, in the amount of ten percent (10%) of each bid, but in no case in excess of $20,000.00 must be deposited by the Bidder together with a Surety Consent evidencing that he can obtain the required Performance Bond.  All applicable surety bonds required in connection with the advertisement and award of building contracts or sub agreements must be written by a surety company listed on the Federal Treasury List (Department Circular 570 – Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal bonds), incorporated herein by reference.  Copies of this document may be obtained from the Department.

The Successful Bidder shall be required to deliver to the Owner an executed Performance Bond of a responsible indemnity company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of the New Jersey State Statutes:

 

            N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27              Affirmative Action

Section 1 of P.L.1977, c.33                                   Statement of Ownership

                  (N.J.S.A. C.52:25-24.2)

N.J.S.A. 40A:11-18                                             American Goods and Products to be Used Where Possible

Section 21 of P.L.1971, c.198                                Guarantee to be Furnished with Bid

                  (N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-21)

Section 22 of P.L.1971, c.198                                Surety Company Certificate

                  (N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-22)

Section 16 of P.L.1971, c.198                                Listing of Subcontractors

                  (N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-16)   

Section 1 of P.L.2001, c.134                                  Business Registration

                  (N.J.S.A. C.52:32-44)

 

If awarded a Contract, your company/firm shall be required to comply with requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.

Proposals must be placed in sealed envelopes and delivered in person to the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 on February 4, 2020 at 10:00 A.M, with the name and address of the Bidder marked clearly on the outside of the envelope, and the envelope must also identify the bid as Main Street Streetscape – Phase III. No Proposals will be accepted by mail.

The City of Hackensack reserves the right to consider Bids for sixty (60) days after their receipt.  The right is reserved to waive any informalities, to accept Bids which it deems most favorable to the interest of the City, to make an award on each item separately or as a whole and to accept any Bid or to reject any or all Proposals in accordance with the specifications and the proposal forms.

This project is subject to both Davis Bacon wage rate requirements and New Jersey Prevailing wage rate requirements.  The Contractor shall utilize the higher of the two rates in each and every category of work on the project.

Prevailing Wage Rates in accordance with Wage Determinations to the Prevailing Wage Act, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et seq., and N.J.S.A. 34:1B-5.1, Chapter 150, Laws of 1963 will apply to the Contract.  Attention is called to the fact that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, creed, color, sex or national origin and to the greatest extent possible, opportunities for training and employment shall be given to lower-income residents of the project area and that, when possible, Contracts shall be awarded to business concerns owned by area residents.  Bids for proposals in excess of $100,000 must be accompanied by a written Affirmative Action Plan.

By order of the Mayor and City Council, City of Hackensack, County of Bergen, State of New Jersey.

Monica Villafana

QPA

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City of Hackensack

“Notice of Intent to Award Contract under a

National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement”

 

  The City of Hackensack intends to participate in Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Contract for Vermeer, Contract #062117-VRM to purchase One (1) 2019 Vermeer Stump Cutter (Model SC802) for the City of Hackensack.

 

Information regarding the Contract may be found at the City of Hackensack, City

     Clerk’s Office, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey during regular business hours 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Legal Holidays, as well as on Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly NJPA website: www.sourcewell-mn.gov.

 

The term Contract between Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly NJPA and Vermeer is August 18th, 2017 to August 18th, 2021.

 

It is the intent of the City of Hackensack to make a Contract award to Vermeer, pursuant to the proposal submitted in response to Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly NJPA Request for Proposals (RFP).

 

The City of Hackensack is permitted to join National Cooperative Purchasing Agreements under the authority of N.J.S.A. 52:34-6.2(b)(3).

 

Comment period ends at the close of the City of Hackensack business day, Tuesday, February 04, 2020.

 

Monica Villafana,

QPA

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City of Hackensack

“Notice of Intent to Award Contract under a

National Cooperative Purchasing Agreement”

 

  The City of Hackensack intends to participate in Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Contract for Vermeer, Contract #062117-VRM to purchase One (1) 2019 Vermeer Brush Chipper (Model BC1800XL) for the City of Hackensack.

 

Information regarding the Contract may be found at the City of Hackensack, City

     Clerk’s Office, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey during regular business hours 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Legal Holidays, as well as on Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly NJPA website: www.sourcewell-mn.gov.

 

The term Contract between Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly NJPA and Vermeer is August 18th, 2017 to August 18th, 2021.

 

It is the intent of the City of Hackensack to make a Contract award to Vermeer, pursuant to the proposal submitted in response to Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing, formerly NJPA Request for Proposals (RFP).

 

The City of Hackensack is permitted to join National Cooperative Purchasing Agreements under the authority of N.J.S.A. 52:34-6.2(b)(3).

 

Comment period ends at the close of the City of Hackensack business day, Tuesday, February 04, 2020.

 

Monica Villafana,

QPA

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CITY OF HACKENSACK NOTICE TO BIDDERS

HACKENSACK CDBG ROAD PROGRAM

ELM AVENUE AND PROSPECT AVENUE NORTH (BERGEN COUNTY CDBG AND CITY FUNDED)

 

Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received by the City Clerk’s Office of the City of Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, for the Hackensack CDBG Road Program – Elm Avenue and Prospect Avenue North (Bergen County CDBG and CITY Funded) at the City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, 07601 on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM, local prevailing time, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. No Bids will be accepted after said hour.

Drawings, Specifications and Forms of Bids, Contract and Bond for proposed work, prepared by Neglia Engineering Associates, will be on file for public inspection on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 and may be obtained upon payment of $100.00, (Check or Money Order made payable to the City of Hackensack) said sum not refundable, at City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. prevailing time, Monday through Friday, excluding Legal Holidays. Contract Documents are available only via pick up at the City Clerk’s office, City of Hackensack. Contract Documents will NOT be mailed. The work will include but is not limited to the paving of Elm Avenue and Prospect Avenue North along with ADA ramps and ancillary site improvements as shown on the contract documents. Bid Proposals shall be made on the forms provided and made part of the Contract Documents, which SHALL be submitted in Triplicate, One Stamped “Original”, and Two Stamped “Copies”. Bid proposals must be placed in a sealed envelope, and the envelope must clearly bear the name and address of Bidder and the Name of Project on the outside addressed to the City Clerk, City of Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey and must be accompanied by a Non-Collusion Affidavit and a Certified Check or Bid Bond for not less than ten (10%) percent of the amount Bid, provided said check need not be more than $20,000.00, nor shall not be less than $500.00, and a Consent of Surety from a surety company authorized to transact business in the State of New Jersey in a sum equal to one hundred (100%) percent of the amount Bid, and be delivered at the place on or before the hour named above.

Signatures shall be in ink and in longhand. Bids should be either mailed directly to or hand delivered directly to the City Clerk, City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, 07601.

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, regarding Affirmative Action and Executive Order 11246 regarding Equal Opportunity, and with all provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, NJSA 40A:11-1 et. seq. and all rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, the provisions of which are incorporated herein by reference.

New Jersey Business Registration Requirements: NJSA 40A:11-23.2 requires all Contractors and Subcontractors with public contracting agencies to provide proof of registration with the Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue.


The Contractor shall provide written notice to its Subcontractors of the responsibility to submit proof of Business Registration to the Contractor. The requirement of proof of Business Registration extends down through all levels (tiers) of the project. Before final payment on the Contract is made by the contracting agency, the Contractor shall submit an accurate list and the proof of Business Registration of each Subcontractor or supplier used in the fulfillment of the Contract, or shall attest that no Subcontractors were used.

For the term of the Contract, the Contractor and each of its affiliates and a Subcontractor and each of its affiliates [N.J.S.A. 52:32-44(g) (3)] shall collect and remit to the Director, New Jersey Division of Taxation, the use tax due pursuant to the Sales and Use Tax Act on all sales of tangible personal property delivered into this State, regardless of whether the tangible personal property is intended for a Contract with a contracting agency. The Contractor is required to comply with all Rules and Regulations and Orders promulgated by the State Treasurer pursuant to NJSA 10:5-31 et. seq. and NJAC 17:27, P.L.1975, c 127., regarding Affirmative Action, Executive Order 11246 regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, and Chapter 33, Laws of 1977 regarding Disclosure of Partners & Stockholders, and all rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, the provisions of which are incorporated herein by reference, and with all provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, NJSA 40A:11-1 et. seq. and all rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, the provisions of which are incorporated herein by reference. All Bidders must be registered with the New Jersey Department of Labor.

All Bids shall be irrevocable, not subject to withdrawal and shall stand available for a period of sixty (60) days. The City reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

Contractors shall also be advised that a portion of this project is being funded by the Bergen County Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) with remaining portions funded by City of Hackensack municipal funds. Federal Prevailing Wage Rates shall prevail in this Contract. As such, there are several requirements that the Contractor must satisfy in order to be awarded this work. Contractors must be currently registered with the Central Contractors Registration (CCR) database and have a DUNS number. Accordingly, all requirements of the Bergen County Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) must be followed by the Contractor in the performance of this Contract.

Small, Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to obtain Specifications and compete for the Contract.

"By order of the Mayor and Council, City of Hackensack, Bergen County, New

Jersey."

 

 

CITY OF HACKENSACK

Monica Villafana, QPA