State of New Jersey - NJ Schools Development Authority
Contract No. Contract Name & Location School District
EL-0012-C03 New Pre-K-8 #28 Elizabeth
Sealed bid proposals will be received by the New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation (“NJSCC”) at their offices listed below for the following work:

Contract No.:                        EL-0012-C03
Contract Name:                    Sewer Relocation
District:                                 Elizabeth
County:                                 Union
No. of Schools:                    1 (School #28)
CCE Range:                        $ 450,000 - $475,000


Brief description of work: This SBE package will require a complete sewer relocation from the existing school site as outlined in the design documents.

This work will be bid and constructed as a single overall contract (one lump sum for all trades).


Bid proposals for the above work will be received from bidders registered with the Division of Revenue and Department of Labor, and classified by the Department of Treasury, Division of Property Management and Construction and the NJSCC in the following trade(s):

Sewer Piping and Storm Drains Contractor with a DPMC Classification of C056

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS LISTED, IT IS REQUIRED THAT AT THE TIME OF BID SUBMITTAL, THE RESPONSIVE, LOW BID GENERAL CONTRACTOR MUST BE CLASSIFIED, WITH THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AS A CATEGORY 4 OR CATEGORY 5 SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE.

Bid proposals must list the names of the firms who meet the above classifications.

Bids will be received until December 9, 2004 at 2:00 PM (local time) at which time the bids will be publicly opened and the lump sum base bid price submitted by each bidder will be read. Any bid proposal received after this date and time will be returned unopened.

ANY FIRMS THAT ATTENDED THE NOVEMBER 4, 2004 MANDATORY PREBID CONFERENCE DO NOT NEED TO ATTEND THE NOVEMBER 29, 2004 MANDATORY PREBID CONFERENCE.

A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held as follows:

Pre-Bid Date:       November 29, 2004
Pre-Bid Time:       10:00 AM (local time)
Pre-Bid Place:      Bovis Lend Lease
                             288 N. Broad Street
                             Elizabeth, NJ 07208
In addition to the mandatory pre-bid conference, all bidders on this project will be required to complete a project rating proposal and submit the completed Project Rating Proposal ( PRP) by 5:00 PM (local time) on December 3, 2004 to Sean Murphy at the below NJSCC address:

If U.S. Mail:
NJSCC
P.O. Box 991
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0991

If Fed Ex, UPS, Courier, Hand Delivery:

NJSCC
1 West State Street
Third Floor (Wachovia Bank Building)
Trenton, NJ 08625-0991

Copy of your firm’s Business Registration Certificate MUST be submitted with the PRP.

Copies of the project evaluation forms are available from the PMF or the NJSCC.

Plans and specifications may be inspected or obtained as of November 1, 2004 during regular business hours, from:
Bovis Lend Lease
288 N. Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
908-354-3600


Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c. 127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27), pertaining to affirmative action and equal employment opportunity.

The NJSCC urges the contractor to provide opportunities to SBE firms to participate in the performance of this engagement, consistent with NJSCC’s SBE Set-Aside Goals of 25% (5% to Category 4, 10% to Category 5, and the remaining 10% to be allocated among Category 4 and/or Category 5). To be registered in Category 4, a business must have gross revenues that do not exceed $1 million. To be registered in Category 5, a business must have gross revenues exceeding $1 million. The Small Business Administration size standards are established at 13 C.F.R. 121.201.

The NJSCC will not permit the Regional PMF or the sub-consultants to the Regional PMF, who provide services to the NJSCC for the above school district, to be engaged as a prime or subcontractor for this engagement. The Regional PMF or the sub-consultants to the Regional PMF, who provide services to the NJSCC for the above school district, shall not submit or be named in a bid for this engagement.

The NJSCC reserves the right to waive any non-material defects or to reject any or all bids.

For further information on NJSCC, please visit us at “www.njscc.com”.
DATE ADVERTISED: November 18, 2004
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