2019 Lower Paxton Township Drainage Improvements

Sealed bids for the 2019 Lower Paxton Townshiop Drainage Improvements project will be accepted online by Lower Paxton Township until 10:00 am Prevailing Time, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read at the Lower Paxton Township Municipal Building, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109.
The Project consists of removal, replacement, and installation of drainage infrastructure in the Forest Hills Drive, Timber Line Court, Jessamy Court, Continental Drive and Colonial Club Drive areas of Lower Paxton Township and all associated restoration work including curb, landscaping and paving.
Sealed bids shall be accepted online through the PennBID Program. Bidding Documents and solicitation details may be viewed and available at no cost online by registering at Following registration, complete sets of Bidding Documents may be downloaded as portable document format (PDF) files. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder's date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.
Bid security in the form of a Certified Check, Money Order, Bid Bond, or Bank Check shall be furnished with the bid in an amount not less than 10%.
All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted via the PennBID Program in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Telephone inquiries are unacceptable. 
All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).
Bidders must comply with all State antibid-rigging regulations pertaining to Work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.
The estimated cost for each Contract is greater than Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) and the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act shall apply.
The project is governed by the Public Works Contractors Bond Law of 1967, 8 P.S. Section 192, et seq., which requires a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond each in the amount of 100% of the total contract price. 
Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the Project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.
This Project falls under the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act ('the Act') which requires all public works contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government's E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public works projects are authorized to work in the United States.  All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.
All biddres are hereby notified that in regard to any Contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly the Successful Bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of work, or any other activity required under the Contract on account of gender, race, creed, or color. 
The Township reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Township and to reject any or all proposals.
Owner: Lower Paxton Township
By: Mr. Bradley Gotshall
Title: Township Manager
Date: March 26, 2019



Lower Paxton Township reserves the right, at its option, to waive any informalities, defects, errors or omissions in any or all Bids and to reject any or all Bids.

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