RESOLUTION

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A 2nd ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF A CONTRACT FOR A TERM OF TWELVE (12) MONTHS FOR EMERGENCY REPAIRS TO WASTEWATER CONVEYANCE SYSTEM, MAINS, LATERALS AND SUPPLEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

 

R-04-19-39

 

            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 7, 2017; and

            WHEREAS, one (1) company submitted a bid for the specified work as follows:

                        Vendor                                                               Amount of Bid

1.                   R.D. Zeuli, Inc.                                                   $184,179.60;

WHEREAS, the Authority’s Engineer reviewed the bids and made a recommendation for an Award of the Contract to R.D. Zeuli, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, the Authority's Executive Director and General Counsel concurred with said recommendation; and

WHEREAS, the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority determined that R.D. Zeuli, Inc., P.O. Box 350, West Berlin, New Jersey 08091 was the lowest qualified bidder, having submitted a bid in accordance with the Bid Specifications and Advertisement; and

WHEREAS, the Authority awarded said Contract on June 15, 2017;

WHEREAS, the Authority Engineer has recommended a 2nd one-year extension of said Contract for a term of twelve (12) months and R.D. Zeuli, Inc. has agreed to serve the Authority with the same price structure as the original bid as well as the same conditions set forth therein; and

WHEREAS, the Contract extension is hereby awarded by Resolution of the Authority upon a finding by the GTMUA that the services are being performed in an effective and efficient manner, the term of the extension is appropriate under the Law, there is no price change included as part of the extension and the terms and conditions of the Contract remain substantially the same in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-15; and

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 awarded on June 15, 2017, is hereby extended for a 2nd additional term of twelve (12) months under the prices and same terms and conditions as the original Contract.   

            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 $184,179.60.  Funds will be charged against the Renewal & Replacement Fund and Sewer Operating Fund – Other Expenses.

 

                                                                        THE GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

ATTEST:                                                        MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY

 

 

Glen Bianchini, 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 April 18, 2019.

 

Marlene Hrynio, Administrative Secretary

Dated:  April 18, 2019