Notice is hereby given that this project is being advertised in accordance with N.J.A.C. 40A:11-23(a) and that sealed bids will be received by the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority for the “Xylem Pumps, Spare Parts and Accessories” project and will be opened and read in public at the Authority’s offices located at 401 W. Landing Road, Blackwood, New Jersey, on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. prevailing time.


Services to be provided consist of Providing superintendence, materials, tools, transportation, and equipment reasonably incidental to supply and deliver Xylem pumps, spare parts and accessories as necessary to the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority.


Plans, Specifications and forms of bid for the proposed work prepared by Pennoni Associates, Authority Engineer, and approved by Gloucester Township MUA have been filed in the office of said ENGINEER, at 515 Grove Street, Suite 1B, Haddon Heights, New Jersey 08035 (Telephone No. 856-547-0505), and may be inspected by prospective bidders during regular business hours.  Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the Specifications and Proposal by the Engineer for $20.00, cost of preparation thereof, non-refundable; plus postage and handling, if mailed.


Bids must be made on the standard Proposal form in the manner designated therein and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the bidder and the name of the project on the outside, addressed to the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority, and must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Bid Bond or Cashier's Check drawn to the order of the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority for ten percent (10%) of the total amount bid, provided said security need not be more than $20,000.00.  All bid guarantees shall be accompanied by an executed consent from an approved surety company, licensed to conduct business in the State of New Jersey, agreeing to furnish the required Performance, Payment and Maintenance Bond upon the award of contract.


The signed Proposal forms and bid security must be delivered to the place on or before the hour named above.  The accepted bidder must sign the contract within ten (10) days after the Notice of Award or forfeit his bid security.  Bid securities will be returned to all but the three apparent lowest responsible bidders.  All other bid securities will be returned after awarding and signing of the contract and approval of the Contractor's Performance Bond.


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


The right is reserved to reject any or all Proposals, in whole or in part, or to make awards to such bidder or bidders, who, in the judgment of the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority makes the most advantageous bid and to waive such informalities as may be permitted by law.


By:       Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority

            Richard Calabrese, Chairman