12/10/2010 - Notice to Bidders: Printing and Renovations to Comfort Station


Sealed bids for the PRINTING REQUIREMENTS for The City of Hackensack will be received at The City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, Hackensack City Hall, 65 Central Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 until 10:00am prevailing time on Thursday, January 13, 2011, which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Specifications for the above may be obtained At the Office of the City Clerk’s 65 Central Avenue Third Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm daily, except Saturday, Sundays and Holidays.

A PRINTING SAMPLE PACKAGE IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW ONLY and may not be taken from the office, so please allow time for review.

The City of Hackensack WILL NOT MAIL specifications. All specifications shall be obtained in person.

Bids shall be in a sealed envelope and the envelope shall have written on it, plainly, the contract to which it refers.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c 127.

Copy of Contractors registration Certificate or a copy of application for such Certificate must be presented with submitted bid, if not, bid will be rejected.

Bidder must have a BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE or bid will be rejected.

Bidder must include in bid package: 1) Certificate of Employee Information Report, 2) Letter of Federal Approval, or 3) Complete Form AA 302.

The City of Hackensack reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to accept the one that is in its judgment, will be in the best interest of the City of Hackensack.

A bid security in the form of a bid bond, or certified check or cashier’s check in the sum of 10 percent (10%) of the total price bid, or $20,000.00, whichever is the lesser, is required of all bidders. Such bid guarantee shall be refunded to all but the three apparent lowest responsible bidders and will be returned, unless otherwise requested by the bidder, within 10 days after the opening of the bids. Within 3 days after the awarding and signing of the contract and the approval of the contractor’s performance and payment bond, the bid security of the remaining unsuccessful bidders will be returned.

City of Hackensack
Denise M. Stellakis, Director of Purchasing



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that sealed bids will be received by the City of Hackensack for the furnishing of the hereinafter described labor, material and equipment for the COMFORT STATION RENOVATIONS at SECOND WARD PARK, Polifly Road, Hackensack, New Jersey and opened and read in public in the Office of the City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey on January 20, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time.

Bidding Documents may be examined and procured at the office of the City Clerk on or after December 17, 2010, at 65 Central Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey for the purpose of bidding. A non-refundable payment in cash or check to the order of The City of Hackensack in the sum of $125.00 is required.

A Pre-bid conference will be held at the site (Second Ward Park, Polifly Road and Sutton Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey) on December 21, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L 1975, c. 127 (affirmative action).

In addition, all bidders shall provide a statement which shall set forth the names and addresses of all stockholders in the corporation or partnership who own 10% or greater interest therein. This information is required pursuant to Chapter 33, Public Law 1977, and cannot be waived or cured after the receipt of bids. Failure to comply will result in the REJECTION of the bid.

No bid will be accepted that does not conform to the specifications. Bids must be made on standard proposal forms provided with the documents and in the manner designated by the specifications; must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidder, the contract being bid indicated on the outside thereof; and addressed and delivered to the Office of the City Clerk, City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601.

The City of Hackensack reserves the right to waive technical deficiencies and to reject any and all bids if such rejection shall be found to be in the best interest of the City, and to waive non-material informalities in any bid in such a manner as shall be deemed, in the judgment of the City of Hackensack, to be in the best interest of the City, all in conformity with the law.

Bidding shall be in conformance with the applicable requirements of N.J.S.A. 4011-16, as applied to single overall building contracts.

A bid guaranty shall accompany the bid proposal and shall be given in the amount of 10% of the base bid, but not in excess of $20,000 unless otherwise required by law or regulation of the United States, and may be given at the option of the bidder by cash, certified check, cashier’s check or a bid bond from a reputable insurance company authorized to do business in New Jersey.

Bids may be held by the City of Hackensack for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding of the contract, unless said period is extended by mutual consent.

City of Hackensack
Denise M. Stellakis
Director of Purchasing