Relief Fire Company – Addition and Renovation

RYEB Project:

Relief Fire Company (Addition & Renovation)

17 Pine Street

Mt. Holly, New Jersey 08060

Relief Fire Company (Interim Bays Addition)

250 Rancocas Road

Mt. Holly, New Jersey 08060


Project Description:

The project consists of, but is not limited to, the demolition of a portion of the existing building, historical restoration of the existing building, and the construction of a new two-story administrative addition and a single-story apparatus bay.  The bid shall include the construction of Interim Bays at the Mt. Holly Public Works facility to provide active fire coverage while the historic addition/renovation is under construction.  The Interim Bays facility must be substantially complete before the construction of the Relief facility commences

Approx. Project Duration:

The Work shall be conducted in the following phases, with each phase substantially complete as indicated:

    1. Phase 1 – Interim Bays Addition – The construction of the Interim Bays Addition as shown on the drawings, located at 250 Rancocas Road, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060. This facility must be substantially complete before any work that constrains fire operations at the present Relief Firehouse related to Milestone Phase 2 begins.  It is critically important that the Phase 1 Work is complete and fully functioning prior to commencement of demolition and construction operations at the primary site, as this facility will temporarily house the active fire-fighting apparatus during construction of the Relief Facility.  Work shall start on or about November 2, 2020, and be substantially complete within ninety (90) calendar days.
    2. Milestone Phase 2 – Demolition of Existing Buildings & Related Sitework: Demolition of the existing building, foundations, and associated site and building utilities as shown on the drawings. Work shall start on or about February 1, 2021, and be substantially complete within thirty (30) calendar days after substantial completion of Phase 1.
    3. Milestone Phase 3 – Construction of Addition & Related Sitework: Construction of the new two-story addition, one-story Apparatus Bays and related site utilities and sitework.  Work shall start on or about March 1, 2021, and be substantially complete within 240 calendar days after substantial completion of Phase 2.
    4. Milestone Phase 4 – Renovation of Existing Historic Firehouse:  Renovation of the existing two-bay historic Firehouse as shown on the drawings.  Work shall start on or about October 4, 2021, and be substantially complete 90 days after substantial completion of Phase 3.
Construction Budget:
$6.3 Million
Documents Information:

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 ( 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 Name

Contact Person

Business Mailing Address

Business Phone Number

Business Facsimile Number

Email Address

Additional information, including Addenda, a list of Prime Bidders, and project budget can be obtained from the following link.


Scott Charles England, AIA


456 High Street

Mt. Holly, NJ 08060

(609) 265-2652/0333 Fax

Inquiry Deadline:

Registered Bidders must submit substitution requests or any 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 on 24 September 2020.  The Architect will not respond to questions received by those other than Prime Bidders.


Contract Type:
Single Contract
Pre-Bid Meeting:
2:00 PM prevailing time, on 16 September 2020
Meeting Location:
Relief Fire Company, 17 Pine Street, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060
Bidder Requirement:

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.

Bids Due:
2:00 PM prevailing time on 09 October 2020
Bid Location:

Relief Fire Company

17 Pine Street

Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060.


The MOUNT HOLLY FIRE DISTRICT #1 has the right to award the contracts 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.


Relief Fire Company – Addition and Renovation

Bidder Classification Telephone Email
Newport Construction GC 856-662-9500
Hall Building Corporation GC 732-938-3399
Aliano Brothers GC 856-794-9490
Arthur J. Ogren, Inc. GC 856-692-4226
The Blue Book RS 800-431-2584
MJJ Construction, LLC GC 856-768-9440
Dandrea Construction GC 856-767-7750
Epic Management GC 732-752-6100
Duall Building Restoration Inc. GC 856-273-8200
Flat Iron Building Company GC 215-508-5100
Carlson Construction GC 815-531-3400
R. Wilkinson & Sons Construction, Inc. GC 609-641-2946
Ranco Construction, Inc. GC 609-801-1808
Classification Key:
General Contractor: GC
Plumbing: P
Electrical: E
Structural Steel: SS
Vendor V
Heating, Ventilating, AC: HVAC
Reporting Service: RS
Specialty Trade: ST


Relief Fire Company – Addition and Renovation