The Borough of Mount Pocono will receive sealed bids for municipal solid waste collection and disposal services, curbside recycling collection and processing services; and leaf/yard waste collection and processing services at the Mount Pocono Borough Office, 1361 Pocono Boulevard, Suite 100, Mount Pocono, PA until 1 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022. The bids will be opened publicly and read aloud at that time. It is the bidder’s responsibility to have all bid proposals delivered on time. No late proposals will be accepted. Sealed Bids must be mailed or hand delivered. Faxes and emails are not acceptable.
The bid proposal and all bid specifications are available at the Mount Pocono Borough Municipal Office, at the address listed above, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. They are also available online. Prospective bidders must register with complete name, address, and contact information including phone number and email address in order to receive bid documents. Any addenda to these bids will be mailed to the address provided by the prospective bidder at this time. No changes to the bid shall be issued any later than five (5) business days before the bids are opened.
A bid bond or a certified check from a secure and responsible bank made payable to Mount Pocono Borough, or a bid bond acceptable to the Mount Pocono Borough solicitor, in the amount of 10% of the three (3) year bid is required at the time of bid submittal.
Within twenty-one (21) days of the awarding of the contract the successful bidder shall furnish a performance bond in the amount of 100% of the total contract price for the three year bid. Additional details concerning this requirement are contained within the bid document.
The Bidding and Contract schedule are as follows:
Non-mandatory pre-bid conference – Thursday, September 22, 2022 – 11 a.m., Mount Pocono Borough Building
Deadline to Submit Bids – Friday, October 14, 2022, 1 pm, Mount Pocono Borough Building
Bids will be opened – Friday, October 14, 2022, 1pm, Mount Pocono Borough Building
Council will award bid – Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 6:30pm
Commencement of Three-Year Collection Period – January 1, 2023
Any questions regarding this bid proposal shall be brought in writing to the non-mandatory pre-bid conference on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 11 a.m. Written questions may also be emailed to the email address provided in the bid document; however, answers will be provided publicly to all bidders at the pre-bid conference. The Borough representatives will make every effort to answer all questions at the pre-bid conference. If a later response is required, the Borough will respond to all bidders in attendance via email within three (3) business days.
The Borough reserves the right to reject any or all of the bids received. The Contractor is required to ensure that employees and subcontractors are not discriminated against because of race, age, religion, gender, national origin or disability.