[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson 9-20-1976 by Ord. No. 18-76 (Ch. 5 of the 1967 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
All bids for municipal contracts shall be received, opened and announced publicly at the Municipal Building of the Township of Jefferson at a time and date specified by the Mayor or the Township Administrator.
All advertisements for bids shall designate the Municipal Building as the place where bids shall be received and, further, shall designate the time and date as specified by the Mayor or the Township Administrator.
At the time and date specified, either the Mayor or Township Administrator of the Township shall publicly receive the bids submitted and immediately proceed to open and publicly announce their contents.
At the time and date specified, a proper summarized record shall be made and kept of all the prices and terms contained in all bids received. Either the Mayor or Township Administrator of the Township of Jefferson shall, at the next regular meeting or special meeting of the Township Council called for the purpose of reviewing public bids, present such record to the Council for appropriate action to award or reject the bids received. The Mayor or Administrator shall have available all bids at the time of the report to the Council, should the Council wish to further inspect the details of any particular bid or bids.
Nothing contained herein shall be construed to alter in any manner the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23.
[Added 6-7-1995 by Ord. No. 11-95]
There is hereby established a fee of $0.50 per page to be paid by any person or entity requesting a copy of a bid pursuant to a bid advertisement issued by the Township of Jefferson administration. The minimum fee for any bid document shall be $25. In addition to the fees as herein set forth, a person or entity requesting the bid shall pay the reproduction costs incurred by the Township for any plans or maps. All fees shall be paid at the time of the request for the bid. Nothing herein shall affect any payment made to any Township professional for the obtaining of bid documents prepared by that professional.