Bid Notice: Emergency Generator Installations


Sealed bid proposals will be received by the Village of Ridgewood, in the Courtroom, Level 4 of Village Hall, 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07451 on Friday September 22, 2017 @ 10:00AM prevailing time, and then publicly opened and read aloud for following project:


The work shall include all of the equipment and material necessary to perform this task in accordance with the requirements of the Village of Ridgewood, New Jersey 07451 as needed and described in the bid documents. The work is located at eleven facilities in New Jersey: Carr, Salem, and Irving in Ridgewood, Lakeview, Sicomac, Van Houten, Vance, Ames, Lafayette, and Weisch in Wyckoff, and Wortendyke in Midland Park.

The work generally consists of installing emergency diesel generators ranging in size from 100 kW to 300kW at the locations above and includes the removal of two existing natural gas generators and replacement of electrical equipment associated with the facilities.

Specifications and bid forms may be obtained by mail or in person at the Issuing Office: Ridgewood Water, 131 North Maple Avenue, Village Hall, Level 5, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07451, telephone (201) 670-5521, for a non-refundable fee of $100.00, per set of bid documents. Documents may be examined or picked up in person on or after August 28, 2017, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Prospective bidders requesting bid documents be delivered to them shall be responsible for providing their own postage/delivery service remuneration via UPS. The non-refundable bid package fee shall be paid prior to sending. No Specifications and/or Proposal forms shall be given out after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 20, 2017. Partial sets of bid documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. The Village of Ridgewood will not be responsible for full or partial sets of bid documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

The contractual obligation of the Village of Ridgewood under this Contract for these items is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for this Contract can be made.

Prices quoted must be net and exclusive of all Federal, State and Local Sales and Excise Taxes.

Bids may be submitted prior to the bid opening in person or by mail, addressed to the Office of the Village Clerk. The Village assumes no responsibility for loss or non-delivery of any bid sent to it prior to the Bid opening.

Each bid must be enclosed in a sealed envelope with the name of the bidder thereon and endorsed, BID responding to BID NO. 2017-013 - EMERGENCY GENERATOR INSTALLATIONS, Do Not Open Until September 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM and

must be accompanied by all required forms. The bid shall be submitted on forms bound in Volume 2 of the Bidding Documents. No other forms will be accepted. Only items listed in the Bidder Checklist should be submitted.

Any award or awards may be made at a later or subsequent time or meeting of the Village Council.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

The successful bidder shall comply with all applicable provisions of the Prevailing Wage Act, as determined by the New Jersey Department of Labor. All contractors, their subcontractors, and material suppliers shall comply with all applicable provisions of the Public Works Contractor Registration Act, pursuant to Public Law 1999 Chapter 238 and the Contractor Business Registration Program, pursuant to Public Law 2004 Chapter 57.

The successful bidder shall furnish and deliver to the Village of Ridgewood a performance and payment bond in the amount of 100 percent of the accepted bid amount as security for the faithful performance of the Contract. Additionally, the successful bidder shall furnish policies or Certificates of Insurance required by the Contract. In default thereof, said checks and/or bonds and the amount represented thereby shall be forfeited to the Village of Ridgewood as liquidated damages, not as a penalty.

Proposals submitted by Bidders and/or Bidder's Insurance Company(ies) NOT chartered in the State of New Jersey, must be accompanied by proper certificate(s) from the Secretary of State, indicating that such Bidders, Bidder's Insurance Company(ies), and/or Surety Company(ies) is (are) authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.

The Village of Ridgewood reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality or to accept a bid which, in its judgment best serves the interest of the Village. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty-days (60) after the date and time set for the opening of bids.


Affirmative Action, and Executive Order No. 11246 regarding equal employment opportunity, as amended". A complete statement as to these requirements is included in the specifications.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10 am on September 8, 2017 in the Garden Room, Village Hall, Level 1, 131 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, NJ. The bidder is encouraged to view the sites prior to the pre-bid meeting. All sites are visible from local roads, except Van Houten and Weisch. Please contact William Bierwas, Assistant Superintendent at (201) 321-1840 to coordinate visits to these two Sites.

By Order of the Village Manager                                                          Publication date: August 25, 2017

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