NOTICE TO BIDDERS
ADDENDUM #1
BOROUGH OF MADISON, MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
PAINTING AND REPAIR OF MADISON TANK ELEVATED WELDED STEEL
WATER STORAGE (500,000 GALLON CAPACITY)
BID OPENING DATE FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2008, 10:00 AM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids for the PAINTING AND REPAIR OF MADISON TANK ELEVATED WELDED STEEL WATER STORAGE (500,000 GALLON CAPACITY) will include an acknowledgement of this ADDENDUM #1 by the Borough of Madison, County of Morris, State of New Jersey. The ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF CHANGE form included in the bid documents on page 56 must be completed. Addendum #1 consists of the following clarifications/additions:

On page Bid-1A (between pages 53 and 54), item #6 is the cost for the Alternate Interior Cleaning and Painting. Item #7 is the additional cost if and where lead is found. Item #7 will only be the additional cost over and above the cost of Item #6.

The range of costs for the Base Bid is expected between $150,000 and $200,000, though additional funds have been budgeted for Alternate Bid items.

The entire tank and appurtenances will be painted. Wireless carrier equipment on the tank that is currently painted is part of the Base Bid to repaint, where written permission from the carrier can be obtained. Wireless carrier equipment on the tank that was not ever painted can remain unpainted in the scope of the Base Bid.

The Owner has sent written notice to the five wireless communications carriers at the Madison Tank for the work to be accomplished, also requesting cooperation during the repainting work proximate to the installed antennae. Contractor is still required to serve notice to all carriers regarding the schedule, timeframe and any special accommodation necessary to complete the contract work.

Raymond M. Codey
Administrator
June 4, 2008