NOTICE TO BIDDERS      RIVERTON BOROUGH

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that bids will be entertained by Riverton Borough, Burlington Borough, New Jersey on December 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, in the Office of the Clerk of Riverton Borough, New Jersey 08077 in compliance with all COVID-19 directives.

2021 SHADE TREE BOARD REMOVALS PROGRAM

A bid package consisting of this Notice to Bidders, Instructions to Bidders, and Specifications may be obtained at the office of the Clerk for the Borough of Riverton at the above address between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:00 P.M by calling or emailing the Clerk in advance at 856-829-0120 or mhack@riverton-nj.com Monday through Friday commencing Friday November 20, 2020

Bid package submissions must be submitted on forms provided by Riverton Borough and placed in a sealed envelope bearing the name of the bidder on or prior to December 17,2020, 10:00 a.m., and clearly marked or they will not be considered:

BID PACKAGE FOR 2021 SHADE TREE BOARD REMOVALS PROGRAM

DO NOT OPEN UNTIL December 17, 2020, 10:00 A.M.”,

Sealed proposals can be mailed to:

Michelle Hack, Borough Clerk

Riverton Borough

505A Howard Street  Riverton, NJ 08077

Riverton Borough assumes no responsibility for bids submitted via mail.

Riverton Borough will thereafter open the bids on Thursday December 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Riverton Borough reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any minor informalities or irregularities in the Proposal received and to accept the bid which is in the best interest of the Riverton Borough.

Contractor must be registered with the New Jersey Board of Tree Experts and operate under the New Jersey Tree Experts and Tree Care Operators Licensing Act N.J.S.A. 45:15C et seq. Proof of this must be shown with bid documents

 New Jersey Public Works Contractor Registration Certification as specified under N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25

Proposals must be accompanied by a Bid Bond or a Certified Check drawn to the order of Treasurer of the Borough of Riverton for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, except that the bond or check shall not exceed $20,000.00.

Must include a duplicate copy of the bid bond marked as a “copy”.

BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF P.L. 1975, C.127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27). 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 as more specifically set forth in bid specifications.