NOTICE is hereby given that on Thursday, November 19, 2020, sealed proposals will be received by the TOWNSHIP OF DENNIS at Township Hall, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, New Jersey at the hour of 2:00 PM prevailing time, for: MERCURY FLOORING REMEDIATION; and FURNISHING AND INSTALLING AN ENGINEERED HARDWOOD MAPLE GYM FLOOR at the Dennis Township Recreation Building, 565 Dennisville Road, South Dennis, NJ. 08245, at which place and time said bids will be publicly opened and read.

Specifications may be obtained at the office of the Township Clerk, Township Hall, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, New Jersey, for a fee of $50.00 to cover the cost of preparation, no –part of which will be refunded.

PRE-BID CONFERENCES will be held at, the Recreation Building, conditions permitting, at 10:30 AM, Thursday, November 12, 2020.

Bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and plainly marked in the lower quadrant: “Mercury Flooring Remediation”; or “Maple Gym Floor”.  The name and address of the bidders shall be on the envelope.

The form of the bid supplied by the TOWNHIP OF DENNIS must be used in bidding.

Bids must be submitted prior to the time designated above for receipt and opening of bids, and must be submitted either by mail or in person by the bidder or his agent.  No bids will be received after the time designated above for their receipt.

Bids must be addressed to the Township Committee, Township of Dennis, and 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, New Jersey 08214.  Each bidder must deposit with his bid a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond in the amount of ten (10) percent of the lump sum bid (but not in excess of $20,000.00).  The right is reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive minor irregularities in any bid presented.  Award, if any, will be made to the lowest and best responsible bidder at a formal meeting of Township Committee.

No bidder may withdraw his bond within 60 days after actual date of opening.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 105-31 (P.L. 1975, C. 127, as amended, Law Against Discrimination Affirmative Action Supplement).

Bidders are required to submit a statement of ownership with the bid, in compliance with N.J.S. 52:25-24.2 (P.L. 1977, C. 33).  N.J. and Federal Prevailing Wage Acts apply to this project.  Bidders’ attention is also called to the requirements of P.L. 2004, C 57 concerning registration with the State of New Jersey in order to do business with local contracting agencies.  Proof of registration in the form of a copy of the Business Registration Certification must be submitted at time of bid submission by all bidders and named or listed subcontractors.  Failure to comply will result in mandatory bid rejection.

By Order of the Township Committee             Jacqueline B. Justice, Township Clerk