Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930



Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township Administrator of the Township of Chester in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, in the courtroom located in the Municipal Building at 1 Parker Road, Chester, New Jersey 07930 on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, and at that time and place publicly opened and read for the


The work to be performed under this contract shall include the reclamation of approximately 13,300 square yards of roadway with Portland Cement.  The entire length of Delwood Road is to be reclaimed from the Pleasant Hill Road intersection to the culdesac.

Plans and specifications and proposal forms are on file and open to public inspection at the Township Clerk’s office and may be obtained at the office of the Township Engineer located at 180 Main Street, Chester, New Jersey, (908) 879-6209, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, prevailing time, Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, upon payment of $25.00, payable to Ferriero Engineering, Inc., said sum not refundable, beginning on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Each bid must be made on the prescribed forms furnished with the Contract Drawings and Specifications, including Non-collusion Affidavit, and must be accompanied by a Consent of Surety and a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or Bid Bond of not less than ten (10%) percent of the amount bid, and not to exceed $20,000.00. 

Bids may be submitted by mail, but will be considered only if received on or before such date and time. The Township will not assume responsibility for bids forwarded through the mail if lost in transit at anytime before the bid opening. No bids will be received after the time set forth above.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of PL 1975, c.127 (NJAC 17:27), and PL 1977, c.33.  Bidders are required to comply with the New Jersey Business Registration Certificate Law, P.L. 2004,c. 57.  Bidders are required to comply with the Public Works Contractor Registration Act, P.L. 1999,c. 238.

The Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive immaterial informalities, and/or to accept the bid which, in the opinion of the Township, will be in the best interest of the Township, all in accordance with the New Jersey Public Contract Law N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et. seq.

The Township anticipates awarding the contract on or about the night of July 5, 2017.

By order of the Township Council of the Township of Chester

Robin Collins, Township Clerk/Administrator



BID #03-2017 One New Combination Body, Plow, Summer Chute with Installation

Notice is hereby given that The Township of Chester, Morris County, State of New Jersey will be accepting sealed bids for one (1) new combination body, plow, summer chute with installation. Bids will be accepted until 11:00 AM, prevailing time, on Friday, June 16, 2017 at which time they will be opened and publicly read in the Meeting Room of the Municipal Building, 1 Parker Road, Chester Township.  No bids will be accepted after the aforesaid time and date.  All bids are to be submitted in a sealed envelope entitled “Bid #03-2017 One New Combination Body, Plow, Summer Chute with Installation” on the bid proposal forms approved and provided for by the bid specifications in order to be considered.  The Township of Chester shall not be responsible for full or partial sets of Bid/Contract documents, including addenda, obtained from a source other than the Township of Chester.  The Township reserves the right to waive minor defects and informalities in any bid and to reject any and all bids or to accept bids that are in the opinion of the Township Council in the best interest of the Township.  Specifications and other bid information may be obtained from the Township Administrator, 1 Parker Road, Chester NJ  07930 (Telephone:  908-879-5100 ext. 810), during regular business hours 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A 10:5-31 and N.J.A.C 17:27-1et seq.

Robin Collins

Municipal Clerk/Administrator