Notice is hereby given that the Caldwell/West Caldwell Board of Education will be receiving sealed bids at the board offices located at 104 Gray Street (Harrison Building), West Caldwell, New Jersey 07006, for the Dust Collection Systems for James Caldwell High School.
This project includes removing two(2) existing dust collection systems and installing two(2) new dust collection systems along with all associated items as indicated on the Construction documents. One room is the Base Bid and
the second room is an Add Alternate.
Contractors interested in visiting the school in person may make arrangements with Mr. Chris Marcell, Director of Buildings & Grounds @ 201-953-2488.
A copy of the bid instructions, bid forms and specifications may be inspected and picked up from the Architect at the offices of FKA Architects during business hours, (between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.) except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Plans will be available on February 20,2023 Further information may be obtained by calling FKA Architects at 201-644-0505, or online at email@example.com.
All bidders must use and complete all bid forms and must comply with every requirement contained in the instructions and specifications. Bids are to be marked in a sealed envelope and delivered to Mr. Brian McCarthy with the name of the project, “Dust Collection Systems for James Caldwell High School”, plainly marked on the front of the envelope. Every bid must be accompanied by a certified check or a bid bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid, but not in excess of $20,000.00.
Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:2-1 et seq., “The Law Against Discrimination” and Affirmative Action, N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1. et seq.
All bidders and their subcontractors shall be registered with the New Jersey Department of Labor, pursuant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq. All bids must be accompanied by a Certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor, pursuant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act to the Bidder and all subcontractors.
Pursuant to P.L. 2004 c.57 (N.J.S.A. 52:32-44) all bids must be accompanied by a New Jersey Business Registration Certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue. The Bidder must include its own Business Registration Certificate and all subcontractors.
No bidder who is on the State Treasurer’s, the SDA’s or the Federal Government’s List of Debarred, Suspended or Disqualified Bidders shall be eligible to bid on this project.
Bids must be submitted to Caldwell/West Caldwell Board of Education no later than 2:00 p.m. on, March 23, 2023. All bids will be opened and read to the public at that time by the School Business Administrator at the board offices. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days from the opening of the bids.
The Caldwell/West Caldwell Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids and waive any informality in the bidding process in accordance with the law if it is in the best interest of the Board of Education. The contract, if awarded, shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder whose bid is responsive in all material respects to the bid requirements. No bid
shall be deemed accepted until the adoption of a formal resolution by the Caldwell/West Caldwell Board of Education.