NOTICE OF REQUESTS FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT PROPOSAL FOR SANITARY SEWER VACUUM COLLECTION SYSTEM EXPANSION PROJECT LOWER TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY | Legal Announcements

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NOTICE OF REQUESTS FOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT PROPOSAL FOR SANITARY SEWER VACUUM COLLECTION SYSTEM EXPANSION PROJECT LOWER TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY 2900 Bayshore Road Villas, New Jersey 08251 (609) 886-7146 Bids Received on April 28, 2021 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority (“LTMUA”) is requesting proposals from qualified contractors for the following: Construction Contract Proposal for Sanitary Sewer Vacuum Collection System Expansion Project. The subject contract falls within the scope of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(gg) and, therefore, will be negotiated and awarded by the LTMUA without public bidding. As such, sealed proposals will be received, opened, and read in public by the Authority Secretary at the LTMUA Administrative Office located at 2900 Bayshore Road, Villas, New Jersey, 08251 on April 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., prevailing time. No prospective contractor may withdraw his, her or its proposal within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Specifications and proposal forms for the contract, prepared by Carl R. Gaskill, PE,PLS, PP & CME of Fralinger Engineering PA, have been filed in said Engineer’s office at 629 Shiloh Pike, Bridgeton NJ 08302 and may be inspected by prospective contractors during business hours. Prospective contractors will be furnished with a copy of the plans and specifications by the Engineer on proper notice. Proposals shall be made on standard proposal forms in the manner designated therein as required by the Specifications, shall be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of contractor and name of project on the outside of the envelope, shall be addressed to the Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority, shall be accompanied by a Non-Collusion Affidavit and a bid guaranty consisting of a Certified Check or Bid Bond for not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount bid, provided said check need not be more than $20,000 nor shall not be less than $500 and be delivered at the place for acceptance of proposals on or before the date and hour named above. A Consent of Surety from an approved Surety Company also shall be submitted with the proposal. Any contractor who fails to submit a Consent of Surety with their proposal can anticipate that the proposal automatically will be rejected. No exception to this policy will be made. All applicable surety bonds required in connection with the advertisement and award of building contracts or sub-agreements must be written by a surety company listed on the Federal Treasury List (Department Circular 57 0 – Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds), incorporated herein by reference. The LTMUA Sanitary Sewer Vacuum Collection System Expansion Project (the “Project”) is funded in part by the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust and the successful contractor must comply with all the provision of N.J.A.C. 7:22-9.1 et. seq. for the participation of Small Business Concerns Owned and Controlled by Socially and Economically Disad-vantaged Individuals (“SEDs”). The LTMUA will be required to comply with N.J.A.C. 7:22-3. l 7(a) 24 and 7:22-4.17(a), or 7:22-6. l 7(a) 24, which require that no less than 10% of the total amount of all contracts related to the Project shall be awarded to SEDs. Without regard to whether or not the successful contractor is an SED, within 30 days of contract award the successful contractor must submit a plan to meet SED Utilization requirements for the Project. The contractor’s plan must include statements of how the SED participation requirement shall be achieved over the duration of the Project. Additional guidance on implementation of SED requirements are contained in the Supplementary Conditions available from the project engineer identified above. Contractors will be required to comply with the anti-discrimination laws of the State of New Jersey; in particular with the requirements of Chapter 127 of P.L. 1975. The statutory language required by N.J.S.A. 10:2-1 and 10:5-33 shall be incorporated into the subject contracts by reference. Contractors will be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et. seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 (Contract Compliance and Affirmative Action for Public Contracts). The statutory and regulatory language of those statutes and administrative regulations are incorporated into the specifications and the contract with the successful bidder by reference. Prospective contractors are required to comply with the requirements of the Public Law, 1975, C.127 N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et. seq. as amended in Chapter 64 of the Laws of 1974 and P.L. 1977 Ch. 33, N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2 which requires a statement setting forth the names and addresses of all stockholders in the prospectively contracting corporation or partnership who own 10% or more of its stock, of any class, or of all individual partners in the prospectively contracting partnership who own 10% or greater interest therein, as the case may be. For the purpose of this requirement, a limited liability company will be deemed a partnership. Any prospective contractors submitting a proposal shall be registered New Jersey Public Works Contractor pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey Public Works Contractor Registration Act. Prospective contractors to whom contracts are to be awarded will be required to submit a New Jersey Business Registration Certificate pursuant to the requirements of N.J.S.A. 52:32- 44 prior to adoption by the LTMUA Board of the resolution awarding the contract. Prospective contractors are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 2012, c.25 and N.J.S.A. 40A:1 l-2.1 which require that any person or entity that submits a bid or proposal or otherwise proposes to enter into or renew a contract with a local contracting unit must complete a certification attesting, under penalty of perjury, that the person or entity, or one of the person or entity’s parents, subsidiaries or affiliates is not identified on a list created or maintained by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury as a person or entity engaging in investment activities in Iran. Prospective contractors are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.27. Business entities are advised of their responsibility to file an annual disclosure statement of political contributions with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), if they receive contracts in excess of $50,000 from public entities in a calendar year. Business entities are responsible for determining if filing is necessary. Additional information on this requirement is available from ELEC at 888-313-3532 or at www.elec.state.nj.us. The Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority reserves the right to reject any and all proposals or to waive any irregularities or informalities as may be permitted by law. BY ORDER OF THE LOWER TOWNSHIP MUA Dated: March 3, 2021 Mike Chapman, Executive Director Printer Fee: $103.32 Pub Date: March 22, 2021 Order #: 0000162701

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