RE-BID of the Relief Fire Company Addition & Renovation
17 Pine Street
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
THIS PROJECT HAS A PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT (PLA) REQUIREMENT
The project consists of, but is not limited to, the demolition of portions of the existing building,
historical restoration of the existing building, and construction of a new two-story administrative
addition with a single-story apparatus bay.
It is anticipated the Fire District will issue a Notice to Proceed on or about 01 December 2020,
with actual construction starting on or about 01 February 2021. The Project shall be completed
within 365 calendar days from the Notice to Proceed.
Proposal Forms, Instructions to Bidders, Specifications and other bid documents may be made available and examined by Bidders from the office of REGAN YOUNG ENGLAND BUTERA, PC; 456 High Street, Mt. Holly, New Jersey 08060 during regular business hours. Additional information, including a list of (registered) Prime Bidders, can be obtained from the Architect’s web site (www.RYEBREAD.com). Subcontractors and vendors may obtain copies from registered Prime Bidders. There is a $25.00 non-refundable cost to be a Prime Bidder. An electronic copy of the specifications and drawings shall be made available to Prime Bidders; hard copies of the bidding documents shall not be provided. Access to the electronic documents shall be emailed to the Prime Bidder upon receipt of their payment and all of the following information:
Business Mailing Address
Business Phone Number
Business Facsimile Number
Additional information, including Addenda, a list of Prime Bidders, and project budget can be obtained from the following link.
Scott Charles England, AIA
REGAN YOUNG ENGLAND BUTERA, PC
456 High Street
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
(609) 265-2652/0333 Fax
Visitation to the project site may be arranged by calling Mr. Jay Appleton, of Greyhawk North
America at 856-722-1800.
Registered Plan holders must submit questions concerning the project to the Architect on Form
006001 BIDDER REQUEST FOR INFORMATION included in the Project Manual no later than
1:00 PM, 29 October 2020. The Architect will not respond to questions received by those other
than Registered Plan holders.
Bids must be made upon the official Form of Bid and shall include Bid Security in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, or by Bid Bond drawn to the order of the Owner in the amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the Base Bid but in no case in excess of $20,000.00. The bid shall also be accompanied by an executed Consent of Surety in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-22, agreeing to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the stated principal amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount, and a two-year Maintenance Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the contract amount. The Consent of Surety must contain a Power of Attorney for the full amount of the Bid from a surety company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.
The Mount Holly Fire District No. 1 and the Mercer County & Vicinity Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO, have entered into a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for this Project. Contractors working on this Project are mutually-bound to, and are required to comply with, the terms of the PLA Agreement.
Apprenticeship Requirements: All contractors must utilize skilled workers who have successfully completed an apprenticeship program or another craft training program certified by the Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.
Helmets to Hardhats Program: The Mount Holly Fire District #1 encourages Contractors to utilize skilled workers from the Helmets to Hardhats program, that connects transitioning active-duty military service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry.
Contracts for work under these bids will obligate contractors and Subcontractors to (1) pay Prevailing Wages in accordance with N.J.S.A. 34:11-56(a) et. seq., (2) comply with equal opportunity laws in accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et. seq., (3) comply with Affirmative Action laws in accordance with N.J.A.C. 17:27 and comply with Exhibit B of the Department of the Treasury, Guidelines for Administering EEO in Public Contracts), (4) provide ownership disclosure information per N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2, (5) comply with New Jersey Business Registration laws in accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:32-44 and (6) comply will the requirements of N.J.S.A Title 40A with any and all successors, amendments or additions thereto.
Prime Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of the State of New Jersey Municipalities and Counties Law, N.J.S.A. Title 40A bidding laws. A Prime Bidder that withdraws or modifies his/her bid prior to 60 days after the actual date of opening of bids may forfeit their bid security. All bid security, except for the security of the three apparent lowest responsible Prime Bidders shall, if requested, be returned after ten days from the opening of the bids, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays excepted, and the bids of such Prime Bidders shall be considered as withdrawn.
In accordance with Governor Murphy’s applicable Executive Orders, Contractors also now
required, at minimum, to comply with certain health standards, which include, but are not limited
to: prohibition of non-essential visitors; staggering work schedules and breaks; all personnel must
wear CDC recommended face masks and gloves (unless health is affected); institute infection
control measures and frequent sanitation; limit sharing of tools; and provide sanitation materials.
These additional measures are the contractor’s responsibility and shall be adhered to at the
Minimum policies are also required to be adopted and employed by essential construction
projects: Immediately separate and send home workers who appear to have symptoms consistent
with COVID-19; notify workers of potential exposure to the virus (but such notice must be in
accordance with the law and privacy acts); follow all CDC, OSHA, Department of Health
guidelines and directives for on-site health and safety.
Failure to comply with the Order (like all recent Executive Orders) may subject the Contractor to
penalties, inclusive of possible fines.
456 High Street
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
The MOUNT HOLLY FIRE DISTRICT #1 has the right to award the contract within sixty (60)
days of the bid opening and reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any non-
material defects, as may be permitted by law.
By Order of the FIRE DISTRICT #1, TOWNSHIP OF MOUNT HOLLY
Ryan Donnelly, Director of Fire Services
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