State of New Jersey - NJ Schools Development Authority
Contract No. Contract Name & Location School District
ES-0024-C01 Central ES City of 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-0024-C01
Contract Name:                    Link with Elevator/Stair Tower & Abatement for Central ES
District:                                 Orange Township
County:                                 Essex
No. of Schools:                    1 (Central ES)
CCE Range:                        $ 2,100,000 - $2,450,000


Brief description of work: 1) Demolition and reconstruction of a single story connecting corridor; 2) Construction of a new, approximately 2,500 SF, 3-story attached elevator/stair tower; 3) Abatement of existing, approximately 56,000 SF school building.

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 C006 or 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:
Structural Steel:   C029
HVAC:                     C039
Plumbing:              C030
Electrical:              C047

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.

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

Pre-Bid Date:       November 19, 2004
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 November 29, 2004 to Bill Mahan 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 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 12, 2004 for a non-refundable fee of $50.00 for each set of documents, during regular business hours, from:
Don Todd Associates
60 Evergreen Place, Suite 501
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 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: October 4, 2004
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