[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mantua as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Public contracts — See Ch. 75.
[Adopted 9-24-2002 (Ch. 67 of the 1978 Code)]
Bid specifications for significant Township public works projects, as defined below, shall include the following material specifications designed to ensure quality workmanship.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT
- Construction, reconstruction, demolition, alteration, or repair work, or maintenance work, including painting and decorating, done under contract and paid for in whole or in part out of Township funds which equal or exceed the sum of $100,000, which sum shall be adjusted in accordance with the bid threshold provision of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-3, as amended from time to time.
Any workers employed on a significant project shall be covered by a health and hospital insurance plan issued by an insurer licensed by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, a defined benefit pension plan, and an apprentice training program pursuant to the standards established under the Department of Labor and Industry Act of 1948 (N.J.S.A. 34:1A-34 et seq.)
A detailed statement describing the health insurance and pension plans and apprenticeship programs as required herein shall be completed and submitted as a material requirement of the bid in order for the bid to be accepted.
The Township of Mantua may refuse to award a contract to a person or entity submitting a bid or proposal if that person or entity has filed or submitted false information, or failed to file or submit the information required by this article. Upon the award of a contract on a bid or proposal, the Township may require further proof of compliance with the standards set forth above. Upon request, the contractor shall make all relevant records available to the Township or its designee.
Any person, entity or corporation who or which violates any provision of this article, shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by one or more of the following: imprisonment in the county jail or any place provided by the municipality for the detention of prisoners for a term up to but not exceeding 90 days or by a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $2,000 or by a period of community service up to but not exceeding 90 days, or any combination of the above.
Each day that a violation exists, occurs, or continues shall constituted a separate offense for the purpose of imposing the penalties referred to above.