Public Bids

Public Bids


The Borough of Wharton invites sealed bids for:


Contract # 2020-01– PASSENGER BUS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be opened and read in public for consideration by the Borough of Wharton, 10 Robert Street, New Jersey 07885 on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time. All bids shall be received at the Borough of Wharton Clerk’s Office in the Municipal Building any time prior to 9:45 a.m. Thereafter (9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) a representative of the Borough Clerk’s office will be present in the Borough Municipal Building lobby and will receive bids at such place. Bids arriving after 10:00 a.m. will not be accepted.

All bids shall be presented to the Borough of Wharton by parties bidding or their agents previous to the time designated, or when called for by the Borough of Wharton.

Specifications may be obtained from the Borough Clerk between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bids shall be made on the standard proposal form and be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the Borough Administrator at the above address. The name and address for the bidder and the name of the item must be printed on the face of the envelope. Bids will be rejected if not submitted within time, date and at place designated.

In all cases, in which a bid is delivered by public or private mailing, or hand delivered, the following address and notation shall appear prominently on the front of the outside envelope:

Re: Contract # 2020-01


Borough Administrator

Borough of Wharton

10 Robert Street

Wharton, NJ 07885

The bid documents shall be placed in an inside envelope which shall have the following endorsement in the upper right corner of the envelope:

Bid for: Contract # 2020-01

Bid opening date: Friday, January 31, 2020

Bid Opening time: 10:00 a.m.

Bidders who elect to utilize public or private mailing for delivery of bid assume the burden of correctly addressing the envelope.

The Borough Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids for the above listed contract in whole and/or in part which do not comply with the specification and/or the statutory requirements. The Borough Council reserves the right to waive informalities as the Borough may deem to be in its best interest.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq.

All Contract documents are to be submitted intact, that is: Bidder Information, Technical Information, Proposal and Contract are part of the Contract Documents and are to be returned intact, properly assembled. All erasures, interpolations, and other physical changes in the bid form shall be signed or initialed by the bidder.

By the order of the Borough of Wharton

Jon Rheinhardt

Borough Administrator/CFO/QPA