Curbside Recycling – Request for Proposals
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids will be received by Nether Providence Township, Delaware County, at the Nether Providence Municipal Building, 214 Sykes Lane, Wallingford, PA 19086, until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened and read for the provision of:
CURBSIDE COLLECTION OF RECYCLABLES
Specifications are on file and open to public inspection at the Township Municipal Building. Copies can be found on www.netherprovidence.org or procured by prospective bidders by applying at the Municipal Building Administration Office. The non-refundable cost of reproduction and handling will be $25.00 per set. Mail requests will be an additional $5.00. All checks shall be made payable to Nether Providence Township.
Bids must be made on the forms furnished by the Township and must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond issued by a surety licensed to conduct business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in the amount of at least ten percent (10%) of the highest option bid, made payable to Nether Providence Township and shall be valid and binding for a sixty (60) day period after the date of the opening of the bids.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance Bonds, each in the amount of twenty-five percent (25%) of the Contract Price with a corporate surety approved by the Township.
Bids must be submitted unconditionally. No bidder may withdraw a bid within sixty (60) days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids.
The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any bid or any part of any bid and to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder whose services are judged to best meet the interest of the Township. The Township also reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bids. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Township Municipal Building.
Proposal forms and specifications are obtainable from the Township office weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.