COUNTY OF UNION
Notice To Bidders
SEALED BIDS will be received by the Director of the Division of Purchasing of the County of Union, New Jersey or her designee on August 4, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. prevailing time in the 6th Floor Conference Room, U.C. Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, New Jersey for:
TREES – BA# UCCP 21-2020
in accordance with the specifications and forms of the bid packages furnished by the Division of Purchasing. The County reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities in the bid.
Please be advised that the work, materials or supplies in the specifications are being obtained through a Cooperative Pricing System – ID# 8-UCCP approved and registered with the State of New Jersey. The County of Union is the Lead Agency and there are a variable number of municipalities participating in this contract.
***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/.
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.
***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.
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.
Bid packages may be obtained by registering and downloading at http://ucnj.org/itb or in person from the Division of Purchasing (3rd floor), Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, New Jersey or via U.S. Mail per request. Fax requests for bid packages to 908-558-2548 or call 908-527-4130. Michelle Hagopian, Assistant Director of Purchasing.