SEALED BIDS will be received by the Borough of Madison, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, in the Planning Board Room, 2nd Floor, Hartley Dodge Memorial, 50 Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey, on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008 AT 10:00 AM, prevailing time, and at that time will be publicly opened and read for the SELECTIVE DEMOLITION AND PRE-CONSTRUCTION INVESTIGATION HARTLEY DODGE MEMORIAL REBID. Bid prices shall remain firm for a period of sixty (60) days.

Bids shall be addressed to the Borough Clerk, Borough of Madison in the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building on 50 Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey 07940. Each Proposal must be enclosed in a SEALED ENVELOPE, properly endorsed with the name of the Bidder, with the designation "BOROUGH OF MADISON, SEALED BID, SELECTIVE DEMOLITION AND PRE-CONSTRUCTION INVESTIGATION HARTLEY DODGE MEMORIAL REBID, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008, 10:00 AM". Any envelope that is received that is not properly marked causing it to be opened prior to the bid will be invalidated. Bids may be received before the hour designated in this office, if they are mailed or hand delivered in person. The Borough of Madison will not be responsible for any bid that is sent by mail or other form of carrier which is lost or which arrives after the bid date and time, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008 AT 10:00 AM.

The project includes, generally, but is not limited to:

1. Erection of temporary protection and access facilities for future construction phases

2. Protection of interior finishes to remain.

3. Selective interior building and MEP systems demolition.

4. Salvage of indicated materials for reuse

5. Demolition of antenna towers

6. Removal of asbestos insulation.

Bidders are required to demonstrate previous construction experience with buildings listed on the State or National Register of Historic Places through the submission of mandatory project experience statements with their proposal.

In addition to the proposal, each bidder may be required to submit a statement of his or her qualifications, experience, financial ability, equipment and a non-collusion affidavit. Failure to submit same with the proposal may result in rejection of the bid. All bids must be submitted on the Proposal Forms furnished by the Borough. Bids on any other forms will not be accepted. Bid documents and specifications are available for purchase from September 3, 2008 through September 8, 2008 at the offices of Holt ∙ Morgan ∙ Russell Architects located at 821 Alexander Road, Suite 115, Princeton Township, NJ from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday Friday. The purchase cost of $50 per copy is required at the time of pick-up.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting shall be held in the Planning Board Room, 2nd Floor, Hartley Dodge Memorial, 50 Kings Road, Madison, New Jersey on Monday, September 8, 2008 at 10:00AM. Attendance by bidders is required for acceptance of bids. Bid documents and specifications shall be available for purchase at this meeting.

Sealed Proposals must be accompanied by: (1) a duly executed Bid Proposal Guarantee in the form set forth in the Bid Package; (2) a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond, payable to the Borough of Madison, in an amount equal to 10% of the bid (based upon the highest total bid, if alternative bids are involved), but not to exceed $20,000, and (3) a duly executed Certificate of Surety and Power of Attorney on the standard New Jersey Statutory bond form, as set forth in the Bid Specifications, issued by a surety company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey.

The Borough of Madison reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities therein and to accept any bid that will be in the best interest of the Borough of Madison according to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1.

Bidders are required to comply with the provisions of the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, Chapter 150 of the Laws of 1963, effective January 1, 1964. 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.

Attention is called to the fact that the contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, creed, color, sex or national origin and to the greatest extent possible, opportunities for training and employment shall be given to lower-income residents of the project area and that, when possible, contracts shall be awarded to business concerns owned by area residents. Bids for proposals in excess of $l00,000 must be accompanied by a written Affirmative Action Plan.

Raymond M. Codey