Town of South Brunswick
New Jersey

Resolution
RES-2017-296

Authorizing a Contract with David A. Hamilton Electrical Contracting, Inc. for
Category a and Municipal Maintenance Company for Category a (Back Up) and Municipal Maintenance Company for Category B and Rapid Pump & Meter Service Inc. for Category B (Backup) for Utility Pump Station Maintenance & Repair

Information

Department:PurchasingSponsors:Mayor Frank Gambatese
Category:Bid Contract

Financial Impact

none

Body


WHEREAS, the Township of South Brunswick has advertised for bids for Utility Pump Station Maintenance and Repair and bids were received on June 29, 2017; and

WHEREAS, the lowest responsible bidder for Category A, Control Technician was David A. Hamilton Electrical Contracting, 207 Boulevard, Florence, NJ 08528; and

WHEREAS, the next lowest responsible bidder for Category A, Control Technician (Backup) was Municipal Maintenance Company, 1352 Taylors Lane, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077; and

WHEREAS, the lowest responsible bidder for Category B, Mechanical Repairs was Municipal Maintenance Company 1352 Taylors Lane, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077; and

WHEREAS, the apparent second low bidder for Category B, Mechanical Repairs, Longo Electrical Mechanical, Inc., failed to bid prevailing wage rate as required by the bid specifications for Category B, Mechanical Repairs; and

WHEREAS, the Township Council hereby determines that, because of the failure of Longo Electrical Mechanical, Inc., to submit a bid that met bid specifications that Longo Electrical Mechanical, Inc., is not a responsive bidder, as defined by the Local Public Contracts Law for Category B Mechanical Repairs; and

WHEREAS, the next lowest responsible bidder for Category B, Mechanical Repairs was Rapid Pump & Meter Service Co., Inc. 285 Straight Street, PO Box AY, Paterson, New Jersey 07509; and

WHEREAS, the bids were reviewed by the Sewer Division Supervisor and the Purchasing Agent and the bids for Category A and Category B were found to be in order; and

WHEREAS, the Utilities Sewer Division Supervisor has recommended that contracts be awarded to David A. Hamilton Electrical Contracting for Category A, Control Technician and Municipal Maintenance Company for Category A, Control Technician (Back up) on a unit price, open end contract basis as shown in Schedule A with a certification of the availability of funds being provided on each purchase order as supplies are required and prior to liability being incurred and the Township Manager has approved said recommendation; and

WHEREAS, the Utilities Sewer Division Supervisor has recommended that contracts be awarded to Municipal Maintenance Company for Category B, Mechanical Maintenance and Rapid Pump & Meter Service Co., Inc. for Category B, Mechanical Maintenance (Back up) on a unit price, open end contract basis as shown in Schedule A with a certification of the availability of funds being provided on each purchase order as supplies are required and prior to liability being incurred and the Township Manager has approved said recommendation; and

WHEREAS, a certification of availability of funds will be provided by the Township Treasurer on each purchase order as supplies are required and prior to liability being incurred; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Law has approved of said certification as to form;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED on this 22nd day of August, 2017 by the Township Council of the Township of South Brunswick, County of Middlesex, State of New Jersey, that:

1. A contract be and is hereby authorized with David A. Hamilton Electrical Contracting for Category A, Control Technician, on a unit price, open end contract basis at unit prices as set forth in the annexed Schedule A.

2. A contract be and is hereby authorized with Municipal Maintenance Company for Category A, Control Technician (Back up), on a unit price, open end contract basis at unit prices as set forth in the annexed Schedule A.

3. That the bid submitted by Longo Electrical-Mechanical Maintenance for the Utility Pump Stations Maintenance and Repair Contract Category B, Mechanical Repairs, shall be and are hereby rejected since none of the bids submitted are responsive to the bid specifications and pursuant to N.J.S.A.40A:11-13.2.

4. A contract be and is hereby authorized with Municipal Maintenance Company for Category B, Mechanical Maintenance, on a unit price, open end contract basis at unit prices as set forth in the annexed Schedule A.

5. A contract be and is hereby authorized with Rapid Pump & Meter Service Co., for Category B, Mechanical Maintenance (Backup), on a unit price, open end contract basis at unit prices as set forth in the annexed Schedule A.

6. These expenditures shall be charged to the appropriate accounts at the time of certification of availability of funds on each purchase order as supplies are required and prior to liability being incurred.

7. The Purchasing Officer is authorized to return the contract document fee and bid bonds to those qualified bidders who are entitled to a refund in accordance with the bid specifications.

8. The Township Manager or his designee and Township Clerk be and are hereby authorized to execute the contract.



Meeting History

Aug 8, 2017 7:30 PM  Township Council Work Session
RESULT:MOVE FORWARDNext: 8/22/2017 7:30 PM
Aug 22, 2017 7:30 PM  Township Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Joseph Camarota, Councilman
SECONDER:Josephine "Jo" Hochman, Councilwoman
AYES:Ken Bierman, Joseph Camarota, Charlie Carley, Josephine "Jo" Hochman
ABSENT:Chris Killmurray