State of New Jersey - NJ Schools Development Authority
Contract No. Contract Name & Location School District
ES-0018-P01 Elementary School No.5 East Orange
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.:                        ES-0018-P01
Contract Name:                    Abatement/Demolition for New ES-5
District:                                   East Orange
County:                                   Essex
No. of Schools:                    1 (New Elementary School #5)
CCE Range:                          $ 900,000 - $1,100,000


Brief description of work: This is a 100% SBE set-aside project to abate and demolish existing four (4) houses/structures located at 478-486, 500 & 504 South Clinton Street and 95 Brookwood Street, East Orange, in preparation for the construction of a new elementary school (ES # 5). Work also includes utility relocations, UST removals and remediation related activities.

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):

General Contractor with a DPMC Classification of C008 or C009 who will be required to also have the following DPMC Specialty Trade(s) or required to engage a subcontractor classified in the following DPMC Specialty Trade(s) if not possessed by the General Contractor.

- OR -

Demolition Contractor with a DPMC Classification of C021 who will be required to also have the following DPMC Specialty Trade(s) or required to engage a subcontractor classified in the following DPMC Specialty Trade(s) if not possessed by the Demolition Contractor.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS LISTED, IT IS REQUIRED THAT AT THE TIME OF SUBMITTAL OF THE PROJECT RATING PROPOSAL THE BIDDER 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 February 23, 2006 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 JANUARY 5, 2006 MANDATORY PREBID CONFERENCE AND HAVE RECEIVED A PROJECT RATING LIMIT FROM THE NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION, DO NOT NEED TO ATTEND THE JANUARY 12, 2006 MANDATORY PREBID CONFERENCE.

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

Pre-Bid Date:       January 12, 2006
Pre-Bid Time:       10:00 AM (local time)
Pre-Bid Place:      Don Todd Associates
                                  60 Evergreen Place
                                  Suite 501
                                  East Orange, NJ 07018
In addition to the mandatory pre-bid conference, all bidders on this project will be required to complete a project rating evaluation form and submit the completed Project Rating Proposal (PRP) evaluation form by 5:00 PM (local time) on January 19, 2006 to James McElhenny 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
First Floor (Wachovia Bank Building)
Trenton, NJ 08625-0991


Copies of the Project Rating Proposal forms are available from the PMF or the NJSCC at the Pre-Bid meeting.

Initial set of plans and specifications may be inspected or obtained as of December 2, 2005 and are free for eligible bidders only. Additional copies are available for a non-refundable fee of $50. They can be picked up during regular business hours, from:
Don Todd Associates
60 Evergreen Place
East Orange, NJ 07018
973-395-1300
Checks shall be made payable to the NJSCC.

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 requires 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 a firm engaged by the NJSCC as a project management firm (“PMF”) to bid as a prime or act as a sub-contractor for this NJSCC managed project. Subconsultants to the PMFs are prohibited from working as primes or subcontractors in the region(s) for which they are on a PMF team.

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

The NJSCC requires all subcontractors of any tier in the DPMC Trade Classifications listed below whose contract is in an amount which is equal to or greater than $500,000 must be pre-qualified by the NJSCC.

C006 - CM as Constructor
C007 - Design Build
C008 - General Contractor
C009 - GC/Alterations & Additions
C019 - Concrete/Foundation/Footings/Masonry work
C021 - Demolition
C029 - Structural Steel
C030 - Plumbing
C039 - HVAC
C045 - Sprinkler Systems
C047 - Electrical
C066 - Roofing-Membrane EPDM
C067 - Roofing-Membrane PVC/CPE/CSPE
C068 - Roofing-Membrane Modified Bitumen
C069 - Roofing-Urethane,
C070 - Roofing-Built Up
C071 - Roofing-Metal
C072 - Roofing-Tile/Slate/Shingles
C092 - Asbestos Removal/Treatment
C093 - Asbestos Removal/Mechanical
C096 - Lead Paint Abatement

For further information on NJSCC, please visit us at “www.njscc.com”.
DATE ADVERTISED: December 19, 2005

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