FURNISHING LABOR AND EQUIPMENT FOR TREE PRUNING, REMOVAL AND CREEK CLEARANCE OPERATIONS

Agency: City of Newark
State: Delaware
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • F - Natural Resources and Conservation Services
  • S - Utilities and Training Services
Opps ID: NBD10699946426721208
Posted Date: Jan 4, 2019
Due Date: Feb 5, 2019
Solicitation No: CONTRACT 19-01
Source: Members Only
Bid Number: CONTRACT 19-01
Bid Title: FURNISHING LABOR AND EQUIPMENT FOR TREE PRUNING, REMOVAL AND CREEK CLEARANCE OPERATIONS
Category: Parks & Recreation Equipment and Services
Status: Open

Publication Date/Time:
1/4/2019 2:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
2/5/2019 2:00 PM
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BIDDER
BID SECURITY
CONTRACT NO. 19-01
FURNISHING LABOR AND EQUIPMENT FOR
TREE PRUNING, REMOVAL AND CREEK CLEARANCE
OPERATIONS
NOTICE
Do not disassemble. Return intact with
properly completed forms or bid may be rejected.
CONTRACT NO. 19-01
FURNISHING LABOR AND EQUIPMENT FOR TREE PRUNING, REMOVAL AND CREEK CLEARANCE
OPERATIONS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
NOTICE OF LETTING
1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
2
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
9
PROPOSAL
12
BOND TO ACCOMPANY PROPOSAL
14
LISTING OF SUBCONTRACTORS
15
REFERENCES
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CONTRACT NO. 19-01
FURNISHING LABOR AND EQUIPMENT FOR TREE PRUNING, REMOVAL AND CREEK CLEARANCE
OPERATIONS
NOTICE OF LETTING
Sealed bids for Contract No. 19-01, Furnishing Labor and Equipment for Tree Pruning, Removal and
Creek Clearance Operations, will be received in the Purchasing Office, Newark Municipal Building,
220 South Main Street, Newark, Delaware, 19711 until 2 p.m., prevailing time on Tuesday, February
5, 2019, and will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Council Chamber shortly thereafter.
The contract documents may be obtained from the City website at www.newarkde.gov.
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CONTRACT NO. 19-01
FURNISHING LABOR AND EQUIPMENT FOR TREE PRUNING, REMOVAL AND CREEK CLEARANCE
OPERATIONS
GENERAL PROVISIONS
1. BIDS
Each bid shall be submitted on the Proposal Form included herein. The Proposal and all other
required documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly identified with the
bidder's name and marked City of Newark - Contract No. 19-01, Furnishing Labor and
Equipment for Tree Pruning, Removal and Creek Clearance Operations, and will be
received in the Purchasing Office, 220 South Main Street, Newark, Delaware, 19711 until 2
p.m., prevailing time, Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Each bid so submitted shall constitute an
irrevocable offer for a period of sixty (60) days following the bid opening date.
2. BID SECURITY
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond in the
amount of five percent (5%) of the first-year budget estimate, payable to the City of Newark.
For the purpose of calculating the bid security, this contract has a first-year budget estimate
of $55,400. Failure to provide the required Bid Security may be grounds for rejection of the
bid.
If the successful bidder fails or refuses to execute and deliver the contract within fourteen
(14) calendar days after receiving notice of award of the contract, the successful bidder shall
forfeit to the City for such failure or refusal the Bid Security deposited with the bid. Any
certified check or cashier's check submitted as Bid Security shall be returned to all
unsuccessful bidders within sixty (60) calendar days after the bid opening date.
3. CONTRACT SURETY BOND
The successful bidder shall provide the City with a Contract Surety Bond in the amount of
the full first-year budget estimate of $55,400 guaranteeing faithful performance of the
contract. Such bond shall be provided to the City with the executed agreement within
fourteen (14) calendar days after receiving notice of award of the contract. Upon receipt of
the Contract Surety Bond, the City will return any certified check or cashier's check
submitted as Bid Security by the successful bidder.
4. TAXES
The bid price(s) shall not include federal or state taxes. If applicable, the bidder must furnish
the City with the necessary tax exemption forms in triplicate upon submission of his invoice.
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5. AWARDS
The City Manager will review each of the bids submitted and make a recommendation to
the City Council on the disposition of the bids. The City Council reserves the right to reject
any or all bids and to waive minor irregularities and defects in form where the best interests
of the City would be served. The City reserves the right to divide the award of the contract
into each of the parts designated in the specifications, site requirements and proposal.
6. DURATION
This contract is to start March 1, 2019. The contractor shall hold firm the unit prices for labor,
supplies and equipment for a period of thirty-six (36) months from the date of the award.
7. INQUIRIES
Any inquiries regarding technical specifications should be directed to Tom Zaleski, Parks
Superintendent, at (302) 561-5017. Questions regarding the bidding procedure should be
directed to Mark Brainard, Assistant to the Managers, at (302) 366-7000.
8. LICENSING AND PREFERENCE FOR DELAWARE LABOR
The successful bidder and any subcontractors shall be licensed to operate in the State of
Delaware, shall be registered as a contractor in the City of Newark and shall possess all other
required licenses.
According to Delaware State Law, any person, company, or corporation who violates the
requirements of Delaware Code Title 29, Section 6962 regarding preference for Delaware
Labor shall pay a penalty to the State Secretary of Finance equal to the amount of
compensation paid to any person in violation of this Section. This regulation is waived if it is
in conflict with Federal requirements.
9. NON COLLUSION
Bidders are prohibited from entering into any agreement, participating in any collusion or
otherwise taking any action in restraint of free competitive bidding in connection with this
bid.
10. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The contractor awarded this contract shall be a fair and equal opportunity employer.
11. ADDENDA
Any changes to the bid documents shall be made only by written addenda issued no later
than four (4) calendar days prior to the date set for bid opening. Prospective bidders shall
bear the entire responsibility for being sure they have received any and all such addenda.
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