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Posted on: March 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Request to Bid for Municipal Waste and Recyclable Materials

Muhlenberg Township



The Muhlenberg Township Board of Commissioners, Berks County, Pennsylvania, will receive sealed bids for the following:

Collection, Transportation and Processing of
Municipal Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials

The service periods will be for either three (3) years or five (5) years commencing January 1, 2021, at the sole discretion of the Township, with an optional extension of up to 2 additional years, whether the Township awards a three-year contract or a five-year contract .  

Sealed bids will be accepted by Brian Harris, Muhlenberg Township Manager at 210 George Street, Reading, PA 19605, until 9 AM prevailing time on May 8, 2020, publicly opened and read at 9:15 AM prevailing time on the same day and at the same place.  Bids will be presented to the Board of Commissioners and will be acted upon within sixty (60) days after the opening, unless extended as provided in the contract documents.

Contract Documents and Specifications may be examined and/or obtained without charge from the Muhlenberg Township website or at the Municipal Building during normal office hours.  Each Bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the highest bid option proposed by a Bidder.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on April 24, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. for all potential bidders.

The Township Commissioners hereby reserve the right, which is understood and agreed to by all Bidders, to reject any and all Bids and to waive any omissions, errors, mistakes, defects or irregularities in any Bid at its sole discretion.

Unless all bids are rejected, and except as otherwise provided by law, award will be made to the lowest responsible bidder.  The Township reserves the right to award a contract based on any Option or Options included in the Request for Bids or on a by item or total bid basis, whichever is deemed most advantageous to the Township.  

Muhlenberg Township Commissioners
Brian Harris
Township Manager


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