The Borough of Conshohocken will receive sealed Bids for the 2022 CDBG Curb Ramp Project. Sealed bids must be submitted online through the PennBid electronic procurement program before 09/27/2023 at 11:00 AM EST, at which time they will be opened and read aloud at the offices of Remington and Vernick Engineers, 555 Croton Road, Suite 401, King of Prussia, PA 19406.
All documents and solicitation details are available at no cost through PennBid (www.PennBid.net).
Bidders are required to provide Bid Security in an amount equal to 10% of the total amount bid. Bid Security may be provided in the form of a certified check or a bid bond issued by a Surety Company licensed to transact such business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Upon award of a contract, the Successful Bidder shall provide a Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the awarded contract value. Upon completion of the contract, the Successful Bidder shall provide a 2-year Maintenance Bond in the amount of 100% of the final contract value.
The bidder is specifically advised that the project is receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds pursuant to the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. Consistent with other Federal programs, CDBG requires various Federal laws, regulations, and guidelines the successful bidder and their Subcontractors must comply with, including but not limited to: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Executive Order 11246; 29 CFR Parts 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7 Davis-Bacon Act; 40 U.S.C. 327-333 Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act; 24 CFR Part 75 Section 3. The entire project is subject to Federal prevailing wages.
Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum wages and benefits as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project. The Borough of Conshohocken does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived ethnicity, race, color, ancestry, age, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability use of guide or support animals or mechanical aids, and/or source of income. Minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to bid on this project.
Only the Successful Bidder for a contract will be responsible for payment of a fee to PennBid and for bearing the cost thereof. The amount of the fee due to PennBid is either 1/3% (0.0033) of the initial contract award amount for fixed fee contracts or 1/6% (0.00166) of the expected contract value for term contracts and will be invoiced by PennBid to the successful bidder upon award of a contract by the Local Contracting Unit. The minimum fee is set at $100.00, and the maximum fee is capped at $5,000.00.
All bidders are invited to attend a non-mandatory Pre-bid Meeting to be held at 11:00 A.M. (prevailing time) on 09/20/2023, at the Conshohocken Borough Hall, 400 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428.