3/15/2014 - Notice to Bidders: ADA Upgrades at Atlantic Street Public Park
City of Hackensack

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 Atlantic Street Public Park located between Atlantic and Warren Streets behind the building at 102 State Street, Hackensack, New Jersey and opened and read in public in the Council Chambers at the City of Hackensack, 65 Central Avenue, Third Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey on April 17th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time.

Bidding Documents may be examined and procured at the office of the City Clerk on or after March 17th, 2014, 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. We DO NOT MAIL ANY SPECIFICATIONS.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 102 State Street (Cultural Arts Center), Hackensack, NJ on Tuesday March 25th, 2014 at 10:00 am.

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. 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 regarding equal employment opportunity, as amended.

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. 40a 11-16, 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-Diaz QPA, RPPO
Director of Purchasing