BID NOTICE - Tree Planting Area D and Various Locations



Sealed informal proposals will be received by the Village of Ridgewood, in the Village Hall Level Three Conference Room, 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450, on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. prevailing time, and then publicly opened and read aloud for the following project

“Tree Planting Area D and Various Locations,

In the Village of Ridgewood”


The principal items of the work of the project include:  Planting specified tree species at various locations throughout Area D of the Village and at various locations where directed.  All trees are to be staked, supplied with gator bags, and all other related work for a complete project.


Specifications and bid forms may be obtained by mail from the office of the Division of Engineering, 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450.  Documents may be examined or picked up in person between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450, Monday through Friday. Prospective bidders requesting bid documents be mailed to them shall be responsible for providing their own postage/delivery service remuneration.   An electronic copy of the bid documents will be provided upon an email request for no charge.   No Specifications and/or Proposal forms shall be given out after 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020. 


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 in person or by mail prior to the bid opening, 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, "Tree Planting Area D and Various Locations in the Village of Ridgewood " and must be accompanied by the following:  a Corporation or Partnership Statement (Schedule C); a Non-Collusion Affidavit (Schedule D); a Statement of Responsibility (Schedule E); and the Disclose of Investment Activities in Iran (Schedule I).  Any award or awards may be made at a later or subsequent time or meeting of the Village Council.  All required schedules, that is Schedule C, D, E, and I, are required to be submitted on the forms attached to the bid documents.  No other forms will be accepted. 


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.  Evidence of satisfactory registrations shall be submitted at the time of the bid.  All bids submitted shall contain a copy of the bidder’s New Jersey Business Registration Certificate and a copy of the bidder’s Certificate of Employee Information Report.  


The successful bidder shall furnish and deliver to the Village of Ridgewood policies or Certificates of Insurance required by the Contract.   


The Village of Ridgewood reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities 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.


"BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27).    A complete statement as to these requirements is included in the specifications."


By Order of the Village Manager