Proposals, Bids, & Quotes

Township Bidding
INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed Bids for the above materials will be received until 1:00 PM EST, Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at the Penn Township Municipal Building, 97 N. Penryn Road Manheim, Pennsylvania 17545. Bids will be accepted for:  Blacktop (In place & Picked Up), Stone (Picked up & Delivered), and Road Oil (Picked up & Delivered).  Bids are anticipated to be awarded at the Board of Supervisors’ Meeting on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST.

The In Place Blacktop price shall include the appropriate prevailing wage rate in accordance with the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act.  A wage rate determination has been made and is included with the bid packet.  Additionally, bidders for the Blacktop In Place contract acknowledge that this bid is for a public works contract and bidders are therefore subject to the provisions, duties, obligations and penalties of the Public Works Employment Verification Act, 43 P.S. 167.1-167.11, which is incorporated herein by reference.  As such, the lowest responsible bidder must comply with the Public Works Employment Verification Act by submitting a Commonwealth Public Works Employment Verification Form (“Form”) to the public body prior to the unconditional award of the contract.  The Form and relevant information can be found on the Department of General Services’ web site at www.dgs.state.pa.us.  A copy of the Form is included with the bid packet.

Bid forms and specifications are on file at the Penn Township Municipal Office, 97 N. Penryn Road Manheim, Pennsylvania 17545. Additionally, the materials can be obtained via the internet at www.penntwplanco.org, under the bids section.

Penn Township reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as authorized by law and to award the contract to a party(ies) other than the lowest bidder(s) at its discretion, if the best interests of the township are hereby served.

Blacktop-Picked up & Delivered
Road Oil-Picked up & Delivered
Stone-Picked up & Delivered
Blacktop-In Place

Mark Hiester, Twp. Manager/Secretary
Penn Township Board of Supervisors

Multi-Municipal Bidding
INVITATION FOR BIDS

Penn Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on its own behalf and on behalf of Brecknock, Caernarvon, Clay, Earl, East Earl, Ephrata, Leacock, Warwick, and Salisbury Townships will receive sealed bids for Bituminous Chip Seal ½” Single and ¼” Single, Ultra-Thin Bonded Wearing Course, Type B, and Traffic Line Painting at its office located at 97 N. Penryn Road Manheim, PA until 1:00 pm. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at which time the bids will be opened and read aloud.  It is the intention of this solicitation for each municipality to enter into a separate contract with the same contractor which shall provide such road materials and services for all of the participating municipalities at the same price.  It is the further intent of this solicitation that the lowest responsible and responsive bidder in each contract of road materials and services to enter into separate contracts with each individual municipality, using standard Pennsylvania Department of Transportation forms.  The total approximate quantities are as follows:

Bituminous Chip Seal ½” Single…………………..580,000 Sq. Yds.
Bituminous Chip Seal ¼” Single………….. ……….40,000 Sq. Yds.
Ultra Thin Bonded Wearing Course Type B……….50,000 Sq. Yds.
Traffic Lines………………………………………  2,500,000  LF

Each bidder shall provide a single price for the above listed materials and services.  Each municipality shall be responsible for acceptance of deliveries, verification for conformance with specifications, and making payment to the successful bidder.  Penn Township shall not be responsible for the obligations of any other participating municipality.

Each municipality reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids which its governing body determines to be in the best interests of the municipalities.  Penn Township intends to select the Bidder which, in its sole opinion, is the lowest, responsive, responsible Bidder in each contract of road materials and services.  Penn Township will award its contracts or will reject all bids at the meeting of the Board of Supervisors on April 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Office or at a subsequent meeting to be held within 60 days of the bid opening.  Each other municipality will award its own contracts or reject all bids at their individual public meeting held after April 11, 2022.

For all materials listed above other than traffic line painting, each municipality will require a performance security in the amount of 100% of the bid price calculated using the estimated quantities and unit prices for such municipality.  Bid security in the amount of 10% of the total bid for all municipalities payable to all participating municipalities shall be submitted with each bid.  No security is required for traffic line bids.  Bids shall be submitted on the form provided by Penn Township.

Detailed specifications and bid forms are available at the Penn Township Municipal Building, 97 N. Penryn Road Manheim, PA from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday or the specifications can be found via the internet at www.penntwplanco.org.

2022 Multi-Municipal Ultra-Thin Bonded Wearing Course
2022 Multi-Municipal Line Painting
2022 Multi-Municipal Sealcoat

Mark Hiester, Twp. Manager/Secretary
Penn Township Board of Supervisors

 

Bidding Thresholds Increase (Effective Jan. 1, 2022)

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry published the authority and municipal bidding thresholds for 2022. Under Act 90 of 2011, the bidding thresholds provide for an annual inflation adjustment based on the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers.

The consumer price index change for the 12-month period ending September 30,2021 is a 5.4 percent increase, but state law caps the annual bid and quote increase at 3 percent a year.

Beginning January 1, 2022, the bidding thresholds for municipal authorities will be as follows:

  • Purchases and contracts below $11,800 require no formal bidding or written/telephonic quotations.
  • Purchases and contracts between $11,800 and $21,900 require three written/telephonic quotations.
  • Purchases and contracts over $21,900 require formal bidding.

https://www.pacodeandbulletin.gov/Display/pabull?file=/secure/pabulletin/data/vol50/50-50/1754.html

 

Bidding Thresholds Increase (Effective Jan. 1, 2021)

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry published the authority and municipal bidding thresholds for 2021. Under Act 90 of 2011, the bidding thresholds provide for an annual inflation adjustment based on the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers.

The percentage change for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2020, is 1.4%. Beginning January 1, 2021, the bidding thresholds for municipal authorities will be as follows:

  • Purchases and contracts below $11,500 require no formal bidding or written/telephonic quotations.
  • Purchases and contracts between $11,500 and $21,300 require three written/telephonic quotations.
  • Purchases and contracts over $21,300 require formal bidding.

https://www.pacodeandbulletin.gov/Display/pabull?file=/secure/pabulletin/data/vol50/50-50/1754.html