Project Bid

Morris Hills BOE: Morris Knolls HS Secure Vestibule

Project Summary

The Morris Hills Regional District Board of Education hereby advertises for competitive bids in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-21(a) (b).

Bid No22-006                Morris Knolls High School Secure Vestibule Project

The Project consists of ​​renovations, alterations and construction of a new secure vestibule​​ at ​Morris Knolls High School. This work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Removal of existing doors and select demolition of other building and site elements.
  • Construction of new vestibule structure, including, doors, windows, translucent roof panels, electrical, lighting, and all associated work, etc.
  • Installation of new accessible lift.
  • Renovations and alterations to existing structure and site work.
  • All other work for a complete installation and as shown on the drawings and specified herein.

All necessary bid specifications and bid forms may be secured upon written request to the Architect, FKA Architects, 306 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, NJ by sending an email to, by calling FKA Architects at 201-644-0505, or online at Plans may NOT be picked up in person.  Plans may NOT be picked up in person. Electronic versions of the plans and specifications may be purchased for a non-refundable fee of $50.00 CERTIFIED CHECK, CASH OR MONEY ORDER ONLY.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope and delivered to the Office of the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary of the Morris Hills Regional District Board of Education on or before the date and time indicated below. The envelope to bear the following information:

Title:                                                                     Morris Knolls High School Secure Vestibule Project

Bid Number:                                                      22-006

Name and Address of the Bidder:

Bid Opening Date:                                            March 8, 2022

Bid Opening Time:                                           2:00 p.m.

Location of Bid Opening

Morris Hills Regional District Board of Education

48 Knoll Drive

Rockaway, New Jersey 07866

The bid opening process will begin on the above-advertised date and time at the Board Offices, 48 Knoll Drive, Rockaway, New Jersey 07866.  Bids may also be submitted to the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary or his designee at the bid opening meeting, prior to the advertised date and time. On the advertised date and time, the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary shall publicly receive and open all bids.

No bids shall be received after the time designated in the advertisement. (N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-21(b)). 

The Board of Education does not accept electronic (e-mail) submission of bids at this time.

“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 et seq.”

Statement of Ownership Requirement: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2, Bidders shall submit a statement setting forth the names and addresses of all persons and entities that own ten percent or more of its stock or interest of any type at all levels of ownership.

A bidder on a public works project for a Board of Education where the cost of the work exceeds $20,000.00 must first have been qualified by the Department of the Treasury, Division of Property Management and Construction, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-27 through 33, and shall submit with his bid a Prequalification Affidavit—No Material Adverse Change, a copy of a valid and active NOTICE OF CLASSIFICATION, a certified copy of a Total Amount of Uncompleted Contracts Form and such Affidavit that subsequent to the latest such statement submitted by him, there has been no material adverse change in his qualification information except as set forth in said Affidavit.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, cashier’s check or certified check made payable to the Morris Hills Regional District Board of Education, for ten percent (10%) of the amount of the total bid, however, not to exceed $20,000.00.

Bidders are required by law to submit a Statement of Ownership Disclosure form statement setting forth the names and addresses of all persons and entities that own ten (10%) percent or more of its stock or interest of any type at all levels of ownership.

The bid package will also include other documents that must be completed and returned with the bid.   Failure to comply with Instructions to Bidders and to complete and submit all required forms may be cause for disqualification and rejection of the bid.

All contractors named in this proposal shall possess a valid and current New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Public Works Contractor’s Registration Certificate pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq., at the time the proposal is received by the Board of Education.

The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-18, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-2(s), (t), (x), (y), 18A:18A-4(a-c), and N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-22, and to waive minor informalities or non-material exceptions, that may be in the best interest of the Board.  

COVID-19 Vaccination/COVID-19 Testing–Executive Order #253

Effective October 18, 2021, all school districts must maintain a policy on COVID-19 Vaccination and COVID-19 Testing for “covered workers.” All contracted service providers submitting bids/proposals to the board of education are requested to review Executive Order #253 as issued by Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey.

Bid Information

Due Date:March 8, 2022
Due By:2:00 pm
Contact NameJoann Auricchio
Contact TitleBusiness Administrator
Organization:Morris Hills Regional District
Street Address:48 Knoll Drive,
Zip Code:07866
Bid Package Fee:$50.00

No pre-bid meeting and walk-through is scheduled.

Planholder’s List:

Contractor Name Contractor Phone
  • Wallkill Group 973-512-4862
  • CIS 973-492-0509
  • APS Contracting 973-754-1980
  • Cypreco Industries 732-775-3660
  • Dodge 844-326-3826
  • Premier Group, Inc. 862-295-3915
  • A Plus Glass and Metal 201-426-5580
  • Fuscon Enterprises 908-232-8011
  • H&S Construction & Mechanical 908-352-4345
  • ConstructConnect 513-458-5854
  • AB Contracting, LLC 201-738-0924