COUNTY OF UNION
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received by the assistant director of the Division of Purchasing, or her designee, at the County of Union, New Jersey on March 9, 2021 at 11:30 a.m., prevailing time, in the 3rd Floor Conference Room, U.C. Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, New Jersey for:
Union County Dispatch Center Expansion, Froehlich Building,
Town of Westfield, County of Union, New Jersey
BA# 7-2021; Union County Engineering Project # 2019-025
Bid Packages may be obtained at no charge by registering and downloading at http://ucnj.org/bid-specs. Bid Packages may also be obtained in person from the Division of Engineering at 2325 South Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. weekdays upon payment of a non-refundable money order or bank check in the amount of $275.00 made payable to the County of Union. No Personal / Company checks will be accepted. Requests for mailing of specifications will not be honored. For further information please call 908-789-3675.
The County reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities in the bid in accordance with the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law.
***Public access to the County of Union Administration Building is currently restricted during the statewide public health emergency. Accordingly there will not be an in-person public opening but instead will be conducted live and streamed via the County of Union live streaming platform which will feature both audio and video capabilities. A link will be provided on the day of the opening at https://ucnj.org/.
Bidders on this project are required to be pre-classified by the State of NJ, Division of Property Management and Construction (DPMC) under classifications #C008 (General Construction), #C009 (General Construction/Alterations & Additions), #C029 (Structural Steel & Ornamental Iron Works), #C032 (HVAC/R), #C047 (Electrical) and #C030 (Plumbing) as well as other documentary requirements in the INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS found in the bid specification. If the Bidder himself does not have the required classification(s) as stated above, the Bidder must include and identify a subcontractor(s), of any tier, who has the required classification(s) in the List of Subcontractors.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on February 19, 2021 at 10:30am. Those attending shall meet at the Public Safety Building (Froehlich) ground floor lobby at 400 North Avenue in Westfield; no late arrivals will be permitted. Specific questions regarding the project will be addressed at the pre-bid meeting.
Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked with the subject of the bid, name and address of the bidder, phone & fax number, and date of the bid opening. Each bid must be delivered to reach the Division of Purchasing prior to the stated time of the opening of the bids. The County will not be responsible for late delivery by the U.S. Mail or any other carrier. Hand delivery of proposals are strongly discouraged due to public restrictions. If delivered by hand, you will not receive confirmation of delivery. No late bids will be accepted.
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.
***Entire bid packages received will be scanned and available for public inspection on the portal, http://ucnj.org/itb, as they would be available for public inspection after an in-person bid opening. Bidders are reminded to review their submissions for any information they consider to be confidential. The County will not be responsible for the release of any information contained in the bid package which may be subject to confidentiality.
MICHELLE HAGOPIAN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING
Union County Board of County Commissioners
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