Public Notice from the Lakewood Board of Education

[Public Notice]




Bid Advertisement

The LAKEWOOD Board of Education of LAKEWOOD, New Jersey, hereby advertises for competitive bids in accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-21(a) (b)


Bidders shall be prequalified by the New Jersey Division of Property Management and Construction in the trade categories listed below:

Trade Category # Title


All necessary bid specifications and bid forms may be secured upon written request to:

Robert Finger

Interim Business Administrator/Board Secretary

Lakewood Board of Education

200 Ramsey Ave

Lakewood, New Jersey 08701

Fax: 732-905-3574

Email: [email protected]

Bids must be sealed and delivered to the Office of the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary of the LAKEWOOD Board of Education on or before date and time indicated below. The envelope to bear the following information:


Bid No.: 24-1920

Name and Address of the Bidder

Date: Friday, January 17, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m.

The bid opening process will begin on the above advertised date and time at the Board Offices 200 Ramsey Ave. Lakewood, New Jersey 08701. Bids may also be submitted to the Interim School Business Administrator/Board Secretary or his designee at the bid opening meeting, prior to the advertised date and time. On the advertised date and time, the Interim School Business Administrator/Board Secretary shall publicly receive and open all bids. No bids shall be received after the time designated in the advertisement. (N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-21(b)). The Board of Education does not accept electronic (e-mail) submission of bids but requires the submission of a USB Flash drive or CD of proposal with your paper submission.

There will be an opportunity for each bidder to attend a Pre-Bid Walk-Thru. on Monday January 13, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m. Bidders will meet at the Lakewood Board of Education Administration Office, 200 Ramsey Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701 at 10:00 promptly. The Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds, Mr. Charles DePeri will meet all prospective bidders, who must sign in and go through a security check by our Security Department. Be sure to have your Driver’s License available. While attendance is not mandatory, all prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend this important walk-thru.

All bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq., Affirmative Action the successful contractor. (Form AA-201).

Contractors bidding on this project are to comply with the requirements of the Prevailing Wage Rate Determination pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25.

A bidder on a public works project for a Board of Education where the cost of the work exceeds $20,000.00 must first have been qualified by the Department of the Treasury, Division of Property Management and Construction, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-27 through 33, and shall submit with his bid a Prequalification Affidavit, a copy of a valid and active NOTICE OF CLASSIFICATION, a certified copy of a Total Amount of Uncompleted Contracts Form and an Affidavit that subsequent to the latest such statement submitted by him, there has been no material adverse change in his qualification information except as set forth in said Affidavit.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, cashier’s check or certified check made payable to the Lakewood Board of Education, for ten percent (10%) of the amount of the total bid, however, not to exceed $20,000.00.

Corporate bidders are required by law (Chapter 33, Laws of 1977) to submit a list of names and addresses of all stockholders owning 10% or more of their stock.

The bid package will also include other documents that must be completed and returned with the bid. Failure to comply with Instructions to Bidders and to complete and submit all required forms may be cause for disqualification and rejection of the bid.

All contractors named in this proposal, shall possess a valid Contractor’s Registration Certificate pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq., at the time the proposal is received by the Board of Education.

The Lakewood Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-18, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-2(s), (t), (x), (y), 18A:18A-4(a-c), and N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-22, and to waive any informalities that may be in the best interest of the board.

Robert Finger Interim School Business Administrator/Board Secretary

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