Notice to Bidders


Bid Proposals

Sealed proposals for Contract: 2024-19: REMOVAL OF PRESSED SEWAGE SLUDGE, GRIT AND SCREEN RESIDUALS AND TRASH must be received by the Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority (“OWNER”) at its offices at 1 Park Drive, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060 no later than Tuesday August 27, 2024, at 10:00am, prevailing time.

Any interested bidder may obtain a complete description of the goods and services to be provided under this bid specification, as well as estimated quantities by completing the contract/bid request form at: (click on Documents, then Forms, then Bid Documents). Upon receipt of the COMPLETED contract/bid request form, the Owner will email a copy of the requested document to the person whose information appears on the form. Below is the information required by the form:

Contract/Bid Name & Contract Number

Company/Firm Name & Address

Company/Firm Contact Name, Email, & Phone


All properly signed and sealed bid submittals (one (1) bound original hard copy of original submittal, one (1) unbound copy of original submittal and bid security) will be publicly opened, announced, and recorded on Tuesday August 27, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time in the Owner’s conference room located at 37 Washington Street Mount Holly, New Jersey.

Signed and sealed bid submittals:

  1. Must be made on the standard bid proposal form in the manner designated in the bid documents.
  2. Must display the name and address of the bidder on the outside of the envelope.
  3. Must display the Contract name and number on the outside of the envelope.
  4. Must be addressed to the attention of Anthony G. Stagliano, Sr., Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA), The Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority, 1 Park Drive, P.O. Box 486, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060.

The Owner assumes no responsibilities for bid submittals forwarded by regular or overnight mail or misdirected in delivery. Bid submittals received after the time and date indicated above will not be accepted or considered. Unopened submission will be returned to the Bidder unopened with no further action.

Bid proposals based upon the plans, specifications, general, special, and supplementary conditions, and bulletins shall be deemed as having been made by the Bidder with full knowledge of the conditions therein. Bidders should visit the site prior to submitting proposals for the work herein described, and to have thoroughly examined the conditions under which the contract is to be executed, including those reasonably observable conditions of the premises which would hinder, delay, or otherwise affect the performance of the Contractor required under the terms of the Contract. Proposals not submitted and filed in accordance with instructions contained herein and in the Advertisement for Bids may be rejected as non-responsive.

The Owner will not allow claims for additional costs resulting from the Bidder’s failure to become aware of the reasonably observable conditions affecting its required performance.

  1. Bidders shall make appropriate allowances in the preparation of the bid for the accommodation of such conditions.
  2. Bidders must warrant in the bid documents that the bidder is familiar with conditions existing at the site at the time the bid is submitted.

The selected Bidder must sign the contract within ten (10) days after the Notice of Award or forfeit the bid security. Bid securities will be returned to all but the three apparent lowest responsible Bidders. All other bid securities will be returned within three days after awarding and signing of the contract and approval of the Contractor’s Performance Bond, Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays excluded.

Sealed bids for this project are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with NJ.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 et seq. All price quotations and contracts shall be subject to the provisions of P.L.1977, c.33 requiring submission of a statement of corporate ownership, the provisions of P.L.1975, c.127 concerning equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:32-44 requiring New Jersey Business Registration and the collection of use taxes. This contract is subject to the provisions of the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1, et. seq.  Bidders are required to comply with the provisions of NJ.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and NJ.A.C. 17:27, Affirmative Action Regulations.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bid submittals in whole or in part, and to waive any immaterial defect or informality in any bid submittal or to make awards to such bidder or bidders who, in the judgment of the Owner is the lowest responsible bidder as may be permitted by law.

Michael B. Dehoff

Interim Executive Director