IFB 20-59 Pedestrian Realm Enhancements Planting Improvements

Agency: Rowan University
State: New Jersey
Type of Government: State & Local
Posted Date: May 14, 2020
Due Date: Jun 9, 2020
Solicitation No: IFB 20-59
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IFB 20-59 Pedestrian Realm Enhancements Planting Improvements

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Invitation for Bid
Pedestrian Realm Enhancements
Planting Improvements
IFB 20-59
Prepared by:
Rowan University
Office of Contracting & Procurement
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028
Laurel Hall (North Entrance), Second Floor
IFB 20-59
Pedestrian Realm Enhancements Planting Improvements
Table of Contents
Administration Information…………………...........................
Contact Information
Schedule of Events
Required Procurement Documents………………………….....…
Scope of Services……………………………….............................. 4
Contract Deliverables & Requirements…………………….......
Evaluation & Selection Criteria
Proposal Page………………..................................................
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IFB 20-59
Pedestrian Realm Enhancements Planting Improvements
Administrative Information
All questions must be submitted via email, with the subject heading:
IFB 20-59 Pedestrian Realm Enhancements Planting Improvements
Questions or inquiries regarding bidding information should be sent to: bids@rowan.edu. All
questions submitted will be answered on the Office of Contracting & Procurement website, on
the date indicated below in the Schedule of Events Timetable.
Questions regarding opening any documents or accessing items on the website should be sent
Robert Yufer
Office of Contracting & Procurement
E-mail: yufer@rowan.edu
Schedule of Events Timetable
Invitation for Bid
Site Visit (see table below for details)
Bid Questions Due
Answers Posted to Website
Bids Due (see table below for details)
May 14, 2020
May 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
May 29, 2020
June 1, 2020
June 9, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Site Visit Information
Attending the Site Visit is not mandatory;
however, vendors are encouraged to be
present. The selected vendor shall assume
sole responsibility for the complete effort
as required for this project.
Interested parties will meet at the south
side of Savitz Hall at the sidewalk along
Route 322.
Bid Opening Information
Attending the Bid Opening is not
Bid Opening will be held in Laurel Hall
(North Entrance), Third Floor.
In order to be considered for the award, all information must be received by the required date
and time. Any bid not received on time may be rejected.
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IFB 20-59
Pedestrian Realm Enhancements Planting Improvements
Required Procurement Documents
The documents below are Procurement documents mandated by State regulation and University policy. All documents as
listed must be included with your submission in order for your proposal to be deemed responsible for this offering.
Required Procurement Documentation & Vendor’s Checklist
Failure To Include The Below Requested Documentation Will Result In An Automatic Rejection Of Vendor’s Submission
1 Proposal Page(s)
2 Acknowledgement of Receipt of Addenda (if any issued)
3 Consent of Surety (100%)
4 Form of Bid Bond (10%)
5 Subcontractor Disclosure Form
6 Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran
7 Ownership Disclosure
Failure To Include The Below Requested Documentation May Result In Rejection Of Vendor’s Submission
8 Proof of Ability to Obtain Required Insurance
9 Chapter 51 Contractor Certification & Disclosure of Political Contributions Public Law 2005
10 Subcontractor Utilization Plan
11 Exhibit A Mandatory EEO Language for Goods, Professional Services & General Service Projects
12 Construction Contracts: Language ‘B’
13 Non-Collusion Affidavit
14 EEO/AA Evidence Disclosure
15 Public Works Certificate
New Jersey Policy prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace & Model procedures for Internal Complaints
Alleging Discrimination in the Workplace and Acknowledgement of Receipt
Policy (Do not return with submission)
Model Procedures (Do not return with submission)
New Jersey Business Registration Certificate
Firms should be able to generate a NJ Business Registration here. NJ NRC must be current at time of award.
18 Taxpayer Identification Request (W-9)
19 Exhibit B Mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity Language (For vendor to view, not required with submission)
20 Additional Mandatory Construction Contract Language (For vendor to view, not required with submission)
Additional Forms & Information
Chapter 271 Vendor Certification & Political Contribution Disclosure Form
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the Bidder to file an annual disclosure statement on political contributions with
the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.13 (P.L. 2005, c. 271,
section 3) if vendor receives in excess of $50,000 from contracts from one or more public entities during a
calendar year
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IFB 20-59
Pedestrian Realm Enhancements Planting Improvements
Project Overview
Rowan University is seeking to contract with a vendor to provide the installation of plants and associated
accessories in containers, located on the Glassboro, NJ campus.
A. The scope of work for consists of, but not necessarily limited to, the following:
1. Procurement and installation of soil, plants and accessory items.
2. Seasonal maintenance.
B. Summary of Project Milestones
1. Notice to Proceed (estimated): June 11, 2020.
2. Substantial Completion: June 30, 2020.
3. Final Completion Date: Ten (10) business days from Substantial Completion date.
4. Unfavorable weather conditions shall not be justification for delays in completion or final
completion dates as specified. No change orders will be issued or approved for extensions of
time due to weather conditions.
C. Project will be constructed under a single prime general construction contract.
D. Liquidated Damages:
1. First thirty (30) days beyond scheduled completion: $500.00
2. For each day beyond the initial thirty (30) days: $500.00
E. Use of Premises
1. Contractor shall restrict work, staff and debris to the contract premises and as authorized by
the University. Contractor is responsible for coordination of trades to ensure timely completion
of work and to minimize disruption of the activities of the University.
2. Limit use of premises to work in areas indicated. Do not disturb portions of Project site beyond
the site perimeter unless prior approval of the University is received prior to conduction of such
work or operations. Contractor parking defined in Division 1 section
3. Driveways & Entrances: Keep driveways and entrances serving premises clear and available to
Rowan University, Rowan employees, and emergency vehicles at all times.
4. Do not use areas outside the limit of construction site for parking or storage of materials.
5. Upon completion of work, the awarded vendor is responsible for leaving any construction areas
in clean condition.
F. Intent of Contract
1. Project documents provided for this contract are intended to require the contractor to provide
for everything reasonably necessary to accomplish the proper and complete finishing of the
2. All work and materials included in the specifications and not shown on the drawings, or shown
on the drawings but not in the specifications, shall be performed and/or furnished by the
contractor as if described in both.
3. Any incidental materials and/or work not specified in the drawings or specifications which are,
nevertheless, necessary for the true development thereof and reasonably inferable therefrom,
the contractor shall understand the same to be implied and required, and shall perform all such
work and furnish all materials as if particularly delineated or described therein.
4. Should there be an obvious error between the drawings and specifications, the most stringent
constraints of the conflicting information shall be assumed by the contractor, unless otherwise
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