Request for Bids
for
Fit Out of Space
for
New Jersey Department of Labor – Workers’ Compensation
Court and Union County Learning Link Department
at
Park Madison Office Building
200 West Second Street, Plainfield, New Jersey 07060

The Union County Improvement Authority (UCIA) is soliciting bids for Fit Out of Space for New Jersey Department of Labor – Workers’ Compensation Court and Union County Learning Link Department at Park Madison Office Building, located at 200 West Second Street, Plainfield, New Jersey 07060.   Sealed bids will be received by the UCIA at its Administrative Offices located at 1499 Routes 1 & 9 North, Rahway, New Jersey 07065 on or before Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., prevailing time, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. 

 The bid plans and specifications, drawings and other related documents for this work (“Bid Documents”) may be obtained in person at UCIA Administrative Offices at the above address between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. weekdays (holidays excluded) upon payment of a non-refundable check made payable to the UCIA in the amount of $150 for printed copies OR $50 for electronic CD in PDF format.  Requests for mailing of Bid Documents will not be honored.  Written questions regarding the Bid Documents may be submitted to Shane Soranno at the offices of the UCIA’s consultant, Nobel Property Management, LLC, 111 Magee Avenue, Lavallette, NJ  08735 via fax: 732-854-9080 or email to ssoranno@astdevelopment.com, with a copy to John M. Palumbo, Esq. at DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP, General Counsel to the UCIA, via fax: 201-928-0588 or email (jpalumbo@decotiislaw.com).  Written questions must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016. 

 A pre-bid meeting will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Park Madison Office Building, 200 West Second Street, Plainfield, New Jersey 07060. A site tour will be conducted immediately following the pre-bid meeting. Bidders are strongly urged to attend.

Bidders must be classified by the State of New Jersey, Division of Property Management and Construction (DPMC) under classification code No. C009 with a minimum $1,000,000 aggregate rating.  Bidders shall submit an affidavit of uncompleted contracts demonstrating bidding capacity sufficient to cover its bid for this contract.  Additionally, bidders shall comply with all other documentary requirements as set forth in the Bid Documents. 

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check or bond of a surety authorized to do business in New Jersey in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total bid amount, but not exceeding $20,000, and must be accompanied by a consent of surety stating that surety will provide the bonds required by the Bid Documents, if bidder is awarded a contract.   

Bidders shall submit one (1) original and two (2) copies of their bid in a sealed envelope, clearly marked on the outside with the words, Fit Out of Space for New Jersey Department of Labor – Workers’ Compensation Court and Union County Learning Link Department at Park Madison Office Building, and with bidder’s name, address, telephone & fax numbers, and date of bid opening.  Bids must be delivered to Daniel P. Sullivan, Executive Director of the UCIA,1499 Routes 1 & 9 North, Rahway, New Jersey 07065, prior to the stated time of bid opening.  Late bids will be returned, unopened, to the bidder.  The UCIA will not be responsible for late delivery; bidders shall assume full responsibility for timely delivery of their 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.  The UCIA shall award each Contract to the lowest responsible bidder in accordance with each section of the Bid Proposal Form.

The award of a contract or rejection of bids for the project shall be made within sixty (60) days of the bid opening date, except that the bids of any bidders who consent thereto may, at the request of the contracting unit, be held for consideration for such longer period as may be agreed.  The UCIA reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities in the bid as may be deemed in its best interest, consistent with applicable law. 

Union County Improvement Authority

1499 Route 1 & 9 North
Rahway, New Jersey 07065