NOTICE TO BIDDERS
BOROUGH OF MADISON, MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
CO-LOCATION BY WIRELESS TELEPHONE CARRIERS AT THE KINGS ROAD COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY - 2010

SEALED BIDS will be received by the Borough of Madison, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, in the Council Chambers, Room 320, Top Floor, 205 Madison Avenue (off Danforth Road), Madison, New Jersey, on TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2010 at 10:00 A.M., prevailing time, and at that time will be publicly opened and read for the CO-LOCATION BY WIRELESS TELEPHONE CARRIERS AT THE KINGS ROAD COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY - 2010. Bid prices shall remain firm for a period of sixty (60) days.

Bids shall be addressed to the Borough Clerk, Borough of Madison via:

US Mail ONLY: 50 Kings Road, Madison, NJ 07940 OR
Hand-delivery or other carrier/delivery service (NOT US Mail): 205 Madison Avenue (off Danforth Road), Room 211, 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, CO-LOCATION BY WIRELESS TELEPHONE CARRIERS AT THE KINGS ROAD COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY – 2010, MARCH 23, 2010, 10:00 A.M." 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, MARCH 23, 2010, 10:00 A.M.

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

1. Co-location on the existing 150 FT Monopole Tower.
2. Installation of one unit of the Modular Support Building for Bidder’s Equipment.
3. Shared costs with the Lead Carrier for installation of the facility.

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 and listed in the most recent Federal Register (Circular 570).

In addition to the Proposal, each bidder may be required to submit a statement of his 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 Form furnished by the Borough. Bids on any other forms will not be accepted. Bid documents and specifications are available at the Borough Clerk's Office, 205 Madison Avenue (off Danforth Road), Room 211, Madison, NJ from 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M., Monday – Friday for NO CHARGE.

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 et seq.

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.

Proposals for this contract will be accepted only from bidders who have been properly qualified in accordance with the requirements of the Specifications.

The Borough of Madison reserves the right to delete sections of work from the contract after the award of the bid has been made due to funding or other reasons. The prices bid for various items of work shall not be adjusted due to the deletion of any work due to the variation of any quantity for the various items scheduled in the Proposals.

Raymond M. Codey
Borough Administrator