GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF BID FOR
EMERGENCY REPAIRS TO WASTEWATER CONVEYANCE SYSTEM, MAINS, LATERALS AND SUPPLEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION SERVICES
WHEREAS, specifications were completed by Pennoni Associates, Inc. (“Pennoni”) and bids were properly advertised by the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority (“GTMUA” and/or “Authority”) for the Emergency Repairs to Wastewater Conveyance System, Mains, Laterals and Supplementary Construction Services; and
WHEREAS, the GTMUA furnished detailed bid specifications to potential bidders; and
WHEREAS, the bids were received and opened at the offices of the GTMUA on June 11, 2020; and
WHEREAS, two (2) companies submitted bids for the specified work as follows:
Vendor Amount of Bid
1. R.D. Zeuli, Inc. $185,691.60
2. Neri Construction & Rentals, Inc. $500,016.00;
WHEREAS, the Authority’s Engineer, has reviewed the bids and has made his recommendations for award of the Contract to R.D. Zeuli, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, the Authority’s General Counsel has reviewed the bids and in an opinion letter dated June 15, 2020 opined that R.D. Zeuli, Inc. has complied with the bid specifications and recommended the award of the Contract to R.D. Zeuli, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, the Authority's Executive Director concurs with said recommendations; and
WHEREAS, the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority has therefore determined that R.D. Zeuli, Inc., P.O. Box 350, West Berlin, New Jersey 08091 is the lowest qualified bidder, having submitted a bid in accordance with the Bid Specifications and Advertisement; and
WHEREAS, the Authority’s Chief Financial Officer has certified funds which are available for such purpose.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority, a body corporate and politic, as follows:
1. The provisions of the WHEREAS clauses set forth above are incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof.
2. The Contract for Emergency Repairs to Wastewater Conveyance System, Mains, Laterals and Supplementary Construction Services is awarded to R.D. Zeuli, Inc. in the amount of $185,691.60 in accordance with the June 15, 2020 letter of recommendation.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority certifies that funds are available for payment of this Contract. The amount to be expended under this contract shall not exceed $185,691.60. Funds will be charged against the Sewer Operating Fund and Renewal & Replacement Fund.
THE GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP
ATTEST: MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY
Frank Schmidt, Secretary Richard P. Calabrese, Chairman
Certified that the above is a true and correct copy of a Resolution duly adopted by the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority at its Regular Meeting of June 18, 2020.
Marlene Hrynio, Administrative Secretary
Dated: June 18, 2020