Public notice is hereby given that pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.1(k) requests for proposals will be received by the Municipal Clerk, Township of Dennis, Cape May County, New Jersey for the Solar Power Purchase Agreement (SPPA) Re-Advertised for the Township of Dennis and Dennis Township School District opened and read in public at the Township of Dennis Municipal Building, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, Cape May County, New Jersey 08214 on November7, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on October 23, 2019 at 10:00 am beginning at Township Hall, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, New Jersey and then will proceed to the project site.

Bid Documents and Drawings for the proposed work, which have been prepared by DeBlasio & Associates, P.C., are available at the office of said Engineer at 4701 New Jersey Avenue, Wildwood, New Jersey 08260, and may be inspected by prospective bidders during business hours.

Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the Bid Documents by request upon proper notice and payment of a non-refundable charge of $50.00 payable to DeBlasio & Associates, P.C., for reproduction and processing.

Proposals must be made on the standard Proposal Forms in the manner designated in the Bid Documents, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the Bidder, and the name of the work on the outside addressed to Clerk, Township of Dennis.  One (1) original and four (4) copies of said bids shall be addressed to:  Jacqueline Justice, Clerk, Township of Dennis, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, New Jersey 08214.  Each bid shall be accompanied by either a Bid Bond, Certified or Cashier’s Check drawn to the order of the Township of Dennis for the amount of $20,000.00.

The bidder and subcontractors must be pre-qualified by the New Jersey Schools Development Authority and the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Property Management and Construction, and have a valid up-to-date notice of classification prior to the date that bids are received.  Any bid submitted under the terms of the New Jersey statutes not including a copy of a valid and active pre-qualification/classification certificate will be rejected as being non-responsive to the bid requirements.

The bidders shall also be required to comply with the following:

  1. Affirmative Action requirements (J.S.A. 10:5-31 et. seq.and N.J.A.C. 17:27).
  2. Certification Pursuant to P.L. 2012, C.25 (no investment activities in Iranian financial or energy sectors)
  3. The provisions of the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et. seq).
  4. Americans with Disability Act of 1990, Title II (42 U.S.C. S121 01).
  5. Worker and Community Right-to-Know Act (N.J.S.A. 34:5A-1).
  6. Stockholder Disclosure Certification (P.L. 1977, C.33, J.S.A. 52:25-24.2).
  7. Business Registration Certification (N.J.S.A. 52:32-44).
  8. Public Works Contractors Registration (J.S.A. 34:11-56.48).
  9. Addendum Acknowledgement (J.S.A. 40A:11-23c. 1), 2) &3)).
  10. Subcontractors List (J.S.A. 40A:11-16).

The Township of Dennis  reserves the right to consider the bids for sixty (60) days after the receipt of said bids.  The Township of Dennis also reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the best interest of the Township of Dennis.

Each proposal and bid must be submitted in accordance with the terms of the aforesaid specifications, must be made on standard proposal forms contained in the bid documents and shall be delivered to the place and hour mentioned above.

BY ORDER OF the Township of Dennis, Cape May County, New Jersey.

Jacqueline Justice, Municipal Clerk

October 16, 2019