Bids for renovavations & alterations 17 Caldwell Place

July 23, 2020



Bid Advertisement


The Parking Authority of the City of Elizabeth, Elizabeth New Jersey

 hereby advertises for bids in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23(a, b).






Bid Opening:  August 25, 2020 at 11 A.M.  Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Parking Authority of the City of Elizabeth on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM, prevailing time at the Elizabeth Parking Authority Office, located at 233 Commerce Place, Elizabeth, NJ, 07201, at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and immediately read.


All bids must be submitted to the Parking Authority of the City of Elizabeth in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED BID” and as stated in the BID PROCESS REQUIREMENTS (page 3) on the front of the envelope/package.


Bidding Documents may be examined online by visiting  A link will direct you to USA Architects’ “Planroom System”, where the documents may be viewed.  Click on “Public Jobs” and look for 2019-086.  Bid Documents may be purchased or ordered for pick-up online for the non-refundable fee of $225.00 for each paper set or $40.00 for each digital set.  The Online system will accept payment by major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express), or COD for pick-up.   Documents may be sent prepaid through Federal Express or UPS.  Bid Documents will be made available after 2:00 P.M. on July 27, 2020.


Documents will also be made available at FLM Reprographics, 741 Alexander Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, 609-987-0666, Contacts: Jeff Zanin, Bob Strom.  Bidders should call 24 hours in advance to ensure Bid Documents will be available. 


Submit all questions about this Request For Bid (RFB), in writing, referencing the Elizabeth Parking Authority Bid name, to Mr. Dave Bednar by e-mail to Questions will be accepted up until close of business August 11, 2020. Questions received later than August 11, 2020 cannot be answered. All addenda shall comply with NJSA 40A:11-23 The Parking Authority of the


City of Elizabeth reserves the right to reject any or all bids in whole or in part; to waive any formalities or irregularities in any bids, and to accept the bids, which in its discretion, within State law, are for the best interest of the Parking Authority of the City of Elizabeth. Bids will be opened and publicly read immediately following the deadline.


“Elizabeth Parking Authority” or “Parking Authority’ may be used interchangeable with the Parking Authority of the City of Elizabeth.


A Pre-Bid Conference for the purpose of reviewing the Project Scope and any possible clarifications on the intent of the Contract Documents will be held at the project site, 17 Caldwell Place, Elizabeth, NJ at 11:00 a.m.,; local time, on Tuesday August 4, 2020. Although not mandatory, the renovations are extensive, and Contractors are STRONGLY encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid in order to become familiar with the entire project scope. Change requests due to a contractor’s unfamiliarity with the complete scope will not be entertained.  All attendees will be required to comply with strict COVID-19 guidelines including filling out a questionnaire and wearing face coverings.


Respondents are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27  The New Jersey Business Registration Certification is required for all bids as well as the Political Contributions Disclosure Form.

Carla A. Mazza

Executive Director