NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT  the Northern Burlington County Regional Board of Education (“Owner”) will receive bids for Toilet Room Renovations (400 & 600 Wings) at Northern Burlington County Regional High School, together with all work incidental thereto, in accordance with the requirements of the drawings and specifications prepared by Fraytak Veisz Hopkins Duthie, P.C. (FVHD), Architects-Planners,, FVHD Project #5463

Bids will be received for: Single Overall Contract (C009 with C030, C032, C047)

Sealed Bids are due by Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 2:00 PM to the Northern Burlington County Regional Board of Education, Attn. Richard Kaz, 160 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, NJ 08022-9738, and will be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter.  Any Bid received after that time shall be rejected.  

Prebid Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, 2023, 3:00 PM, at Northern Burlington County Regional High School, 160 Mansfield Road East, Columbus, NJ 08022. Attendance at the prebid meeting optional but encouraged. 

All attendees must be mindful of any public health emergency policies and protocols pursuant to the School District.  Contractors assume all risks associated with their presence on District premise.  Construction workers shall follow recommended precautions to protect themselves and other workers, staff, students, etc. at the project site(s).

Bid Documents for the proposed Work are on file at the office of the Architect, Fraytak Veisz Hopkins Duthie, P.C., 1515 Lower Ferry Road, Trenton, NJ 08618, tel. 609.883.7101.  To obtain Bid Documents, complete and submit the Bidder Registration form to, which can be download from No fee electronically, $25.00 DVD, $250.00 hard copy.  Check or money order payable to Fraytak Veisz Hopkins Duthie, P.C.  If Contractor requests shipping, a direct shipping account number (FedEx or UPS) and preferred shipping speed must be provided, and for paper sets, a separate fee of $25.00 per set.  All fees are non-refundable.

All requests for information (RFI) must be submitted in writing by April 5, 2023, and sent by emailing, or by faxing to 609-883-2694 or via common carrier to the Architect. All correspondence must include the Architect Project Name and Project Number referenced. The Architect is not responsible for misdirected or misrouted correspondence.

Bid Proposal shall be submitted in duplicate (one original and one copy) in a sealed envelope, addressed to the Owner, bearing the name and address of the bidder, and clearly marked “BID” with the contract title and/or bid number on the outside of the envelope and must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check or Bid Bond drawn to the order of the Owner in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid, but in no case in excess of $20,000; and must be delivered to the above place on or before the hour named.  The Board of Education and the Architect assume no responsibility for bids mailed or misdirected in delivery.

If the bid exceeds $20,000 bidder must be pre-qualified by the New Jersey Division of Property Management and Construction (DPMC), prior to the date that bids are received.  Any bid submitted under the terms of New Jersey statutes not including a copy of a valid and active Pre-qualification/ Classification Certificate shall be rejected as being non-responsive to bid requirements.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-25, each proposal shall be accompanied by a Proposition of Surety from a Surety Company stating it will provide each bidder with separate Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of 100% of the contract sum.  Also, Surety agrees to furnish bidder with a Maintenance Bond in required form.  The Proposition of Surety shall be executed by an approved surety company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey and in accordance with N.J.S.A. 2A:44-143, and 2A:44-144 and with the three highest rating categories of rating companies nationally recognized.

This project is subject to the New Jersey State Prevailing Wage Act, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.27 et seq.

All bidders must comply with N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq. and N.J.S.A. 10:2-1.  An Initial Project Workforce Report will be required from the successful bidder (Form AA-201).

Pursuant to "The Public Works Contractor Registration Act", N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq., bidders and their subcontractors are required to be registered with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and to possess a current certificate by said Department indicating compliance with the Act prior to the time and date that bids are received. 

Per N.J.S.A. 52:32-44(b) all contractors and subcontractors must provide a Business Registration Certificate prior to contract award and other document requirements in the bid request.

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof.  The right is reserved to reject all bids pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-22 and to waive minor informalities in the bidding in accordance with applicable law.

 By Order of the Northern Burlington County Regional Board of Education

Richard Kaz, Business Administrator/Board Secretary