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Request for Proposals

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR RENOVATIONS TO

BAYONNE PUBLIC LIBRARY

697 AVENUE C

BAYONNE, NJ 07002

 

FULL REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AND RELATED DOCUMENT DOWNLOAD LINKS AT BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE. ADDENDUM HAS BEEN ISSUED.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.3, et seq., the Bayonne Public Library, Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey (the “Library”) will be accepting Proposals from qualified firms and/or individuals to perform GENERAL CONTRACTING AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR RENOVATIONS to the Library. Interested parties may obtain designs, plans, and specifications (hereafter “Bid Documents”) only from the Bayonne Public Library website https://www.bayonnelibrary.org/rfp. If you experience difficulty downloading a bid, please email [email protected] and provide your full contact information including US mail address, email address, and fax number and a copy of the Bid Documents can be emailed. 

Bid proposals must be delivered by hand, overnight delivery, or U.S. mail to the Bayonne Public Library, 697 Avenue C, Bayonne, NJ 07002, Attn: Library Director, and must be received by 11:00 a.m. on October 19, 2022. No proposals will be accepted after this date and time for any reason.

Interested parties are responsible for the timely delivery of their Bid proposal. The Library assumes no responsibility for proposals that are improperly mailed, misdirected or which arrive late.

All bid proposals must be signed by an authorized representative of the Bidder, and must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Library Director at above address. All sealed envelopes containing a bid, including express delivery envelopes such as FedEx or UPS, must clearly identify the Bidder’s name and address, and the name of the contact person for the Bidder, all clearly marked in the upper left hand corner on the outside of the front of the envelope, and "Bayonne Public Library Renovation – Request for Proposals", and bid opening date (October 19, 2022) shall be printed on the exterior of the envelope.

Bid proposals must be submitted on the forms supplied by the Library. Bidders must submit one (1) original and full two (2) copies. The failure to provide all copies required herein may result in rejection of the bid.

Proposals for the above listed services are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1,et seq.

No proposal may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof. The contract will be awarded to the most qualified and responsible Bidder with the lowest total bid price. It is the intention of the Library to award a contract to the proposed vendor based upon cost, relevant experience, qualifications, and who will provide a high quality of service at the lowest price, in accordance with the selection criteria set forth in the Bid Documents. The Library reserves the right to reject any and all proposals which fail to comply with the requirements set out in the RFP packet, to reject any proposals not complying with this notice, and to waive minor informalities of any proposal if such waiver is deemed to be in the best interest of the Library. 

The Important Bid Procedure Dates have been updated via addendum:

  1. Pre-bid Walkthrough                              Friday, September 30, 2022 at 10:00 AM
  2. Questions Close                                      Friday, October 7 2022 at 3:00 PM
  3. Response to Questions                           Friday, October 14, 2022 by 3:00 PM
  4. Bid opening                                            Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 11 AM

The pre-bid walkthrough will be held at the Bayonne Public Library located at 697 Avenue C, Bayonne, NJ 07002. Prospective bidders shall meet at front steps of the Library, within the courtyard.

Proposed vendors are required to comply with the current requirements of N.J.S.A. 52:32-44 (Business Registration of Public Contractors); N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., N.J.A.C. 17:27, N.J.A.C. 5:34-1 and N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et. seq. (P.L. 1963, c. 150, Prevailing Wages), and with the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Rules in accordance with P.L. 1975 (N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq.).

Contact: JP Porcaro, Director, Bayonne Public Library

Email   [email protected]

[THIS IS THE LINK TO THE FULL REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS]

[THIS IS THE LINK TO THE BID SPECIFICATIONS]

[THIS IS THE LINK TO THE BID DRAWINGS]

[THIS IS THE LINK TO ADDENDUM #1]

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