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Bid Title: Notice To Bidders-New Engine Generator-Manville Library
Category: Requests for Qualifications
Status: Open



For New Engine Generator at Manville Library

NOTICE TO BIDDERS is hereby given that sealed Bids are invited and will be received as set forth herein.

OWNER: Borough of Manville, Somerset County, New Jersey

PROJECT TITLE: New Engine Generator at Manville Library

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT: This project involves the installation of a new 130KW Natural Gas Generator with LP-Gas Backup within an Outdoor Sound Attenuating Enclosure to be installed on a concrete pad. The work includes the installation of a new gas service line, a new electrical service from the existing Utility Pole Riser to a new Automated Transfer Switch, the removal of the existing utility meter and installation of new meter and cabinet in proximity to the Automatic Transfer Switch. Further detail is available on the Construction Plan Set related to this project.

ADDRESS FOR SUBMITTING BIDS: Please note the Manville Municipal Building provides limited access to the public at this time due to the pandemic. Bids should be sent via certified mail or overnight delivery to the following address:

Borough of Manville 325 N. Main Street, Manville, NJ 08835



755 Memorial Parkway, Suite 110, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

ATTN.: Stanley J. Schrek, PE, AIA, PP, CME, LEED AP

Phone: 908-454-3080


Contract Documents may be examined Monday - Friday, except legal holidays, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM, only at the Engineer’s office noted above. Due to the COVID-19 work environment, appointments must be scheduled by either email () or phone (908-454-3080) to review bid documents.


Contract Documents may be obtained only from the office of the Engineer in electronic format. The bidder must email Shelly McGregor of Van Cleef Engineering () to receive access to files for download.  All refunds must be forwarded in strict compliance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-24(b).


Bid Security is required in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the Bid, but not in excess of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-21


Certificate from a Surety Company is required indicating consent to be bound as surety and guarantor for performance required under the Contract Documents.


Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form contained in the Contract Documents and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with the name of project and the name and address of the Bidder. All Bids must be received either certified mail or overnight mail to the Manville Borough Municipal Building prior to Bid opening at the address noted above. 

Bids will not be accepted after Tuesday September 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM


Bidders are required to be registered by the NJ Department of Labor at the time bids will be received by the Project Owner pursuant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (P.L. 2003, c. 91, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51).  Effective September 1, 2004, Bidders are also required to be registered by the NJ Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue at the time bids will be received by the Project owner pursuant to the Business Registration Act (P.L.2004, c.57, N.J.S.A.52:32-44).

PUBLIC BID OPENING AND READING: If the Municipal Building continues to have limited access, the bid opening will be held outdoors on the grounds of 325 N. Main Street while observing the current social distancing guidelines.

Date: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM

Place: Borough of Manville Municipal Building


Bidders are required to comply with applicable statutory requirements set forth in the Contract Documents including the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq. & N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq. (Affirmative Action); P.L. 1963, c. 150 (Prevailing Wage); Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.); and P.L.2004, c.19 & P.L.2005, c.271 (Pay to Play).  In addition, effective August 1, 2005, P.L. 2005, c.67 authorized a new form of change order called “Value Engineering Construction Change Orders.”  Please review these specifications to determine if this bid will involve this new form of change order for contracts that are estimated to exceed $5,000,000.00.


The Borough of Manville reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, or to waive any Bid defect where such defect is not detrimental to the best interest of Borough of Manville and fairness of the bidding process.  The right is also reserved to increase or decrease the quantities specified in the manner designated in the Contract Documents.

BY THE ORDER OF THE Borough of Manville, Somerset County, New Jersey.

             By:        Wendy Barras, RMC

                          Municipal Clerk/ Registrar

Publication Date/Time:
8/26/2020 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Contracted
Bid Opening Information:
September 22, 2020

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