Copies of the Contract Documents including detailed specifications may be obtained at the Barrett Township municipal offices at the address listed above. All materials must conform to PennDOT specifications and standards as provided in Publication 408, as amended. Pennsylvania Prevailing wages may apply to this contract depending on the bid amount. The Contract Documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters. All contractors and subcontractors must comply with the Pennsylvania Public Works Employment Verification Act. The Act requires the contractor to verify employment eligibility through the e-verify program operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security as a precondition of being awarded a contract for this project. The Contract Documents contain information regarding the Act.
Each bid must be accompanied by a proposal security in the amount of 10% of the amount bid in the form of a certified check, bank cashier's check, or satisfactory bid bond naming Barrett Township as payee. No bid or proposal may be withdrawn before May 11, 2023. The successful bidder must furnish a performance bond in the amount of 100% of the amount of the bid, naming Barrett Township as payee. The successful bidder will also be bound by the terms and conditions of the Contract Documents.
The Board of Supervisors will open and read aloud every sealed bid at a public meeting on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 5:30 P.M. and may award a contract immediately thereafter or at a subsequent public meeting, the date and time of which will be announced after bids are opened.
The Board of Supervisors will award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder or may reject all bids within 30 days of the date of the bid opening. The Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids or parts thereof, and to waive any defects or irregularities in the proposals. The Board further reserves the right to reject any proposal deemed not to be in the best interest of Barrett Township.
By order of the Barrett Township
Board of Supervisors