Bidding Information

Lumberton Board of Education - REBID Ashbrook ES Kitchen Renovation


Owner: Lumberton Board of Education

Location: Burlington County

Contract Type: Lump Sum

Architect's Project Number: 8180 - Base Bids Posted

Budget: Not provided

All fees (deposit checks for plans and specifications) shall be paid directly to LUMBERTON TWP. BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Bid documents may be examined by appointment at the offices of The Design Collaborative, Architects & Planners, PA, 1940 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.

The Bidder, or its sub-contractors, shall be classified by the State of New Jersey – Division of Property Management and Construction in the following classifications:

C009 – General Construction/Alterations and Additions
C029 – Structural Steel and Ornamental Iron
C030 – Plumbing*
C032 – HVACR*
C045 – Sprinkler Systems*
C047 – Electrical*
C104 – Food Service Equipment
*Copy of license must be submitted with bid

The Bidder, and any sub-contractor classified under the above categories must present evidence INCLUDED WITHIN THEIR FORM OF BID, of their pre-qualifications, including current Division of Property Management and Construction (DPMC) Copy of “Notice of Classification”, Current DPMC Copy of “Total Amount of Uncompleted Contracts” and Business Registration Certificate.

Bidding shall be in conformance with the applicable requirements of NJSA 18A:18A-1 et. seq., the Public School Contracts Law.

All questions pertaining to securing Contract Documents, Bidder’s Lists, etc. shall be directed to:

The Design Collaborative, Architects & Planners, PA
1940 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.
(609) 465-4111

All questions pertaining to the contract documents, technical sections, legal documents, and bid submission shall be directed in writing, no later than Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 11:59 AM 11:59am to The Design Collaborative, Architects & Planners, PA: fax: (609) 465-9358; email:

IF NECESSARY, AN ADDENDUM WILL BE ISSUED in accordance with NJSA 18A:18A-1 et. seq, the Public School Contracts Law.

The Lumberton Township Board of Education assumes no responsibility whatsoever in connection with any defects arising out of the issuance of the Contract Documents or the receipt or failure to receive bids, including those which may arise from delay for any reason in obtaining the Contract Documents or submitting the Contract Bid Forms, including but not limited to traffic delay, messengering, mis-labeling, mis-directions from any source, mis-delivery or otherwise. 

When it is its best interest to do so and to the maximum extent of its discretion under applicable law, the Lumberton Township Board of Education may award the Contract in whole or in part, select any combination of bids and alternates, may waive informalities, and may reject any or all bids:

A. Project Identification:  TDC Project No. 8180 – Ashbrook Kitchen Renovations
B. Project Location:  Ashbrook Elementary School
C. Owner:  Lumberton Township BOE
33 Municipal Drive
Lumberton, NJ   08048

Owner’s Representative: Mr. Tim Adams, Director of Facilities

D. Architect:  The Design Collaborative, Architects & Planners, P.A.
1940 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210
E. Project Coordinator:  Mr. Tim Adams has been appointed by Owner to serve as Project Coordinator.
F. BASE BID SCOPE OF WORK. The scope of the work shall include, but is not limited to the following:
1. Renovations to Ashbrook Elementary School Kitchen and appurtenant areas as required and as indicated within the contract documents including:
a. Provisions for access to the work area.
b. Provision of new kitchen equipment. Kitchen equipment that is scheduled to be relocated to another school shall be relocated by this contractor.
c. Demolition as required for new work.
d. Modification and new work within kitchen including concrete work, steel lintel work, ceiling system, flooring, walls and painting.
e. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing work.
f. Other work as indicated within the contract documents.
2. Contractor shall include in their bid all expenses of work that will occur after normal school hours.  See specification section “003110 - Project Schedule”.
G. Not included within the scope of work is removal and replacement of the Owner’s school and office furnishings.  The Owner will perform furnishings removal and replacement work.  Removal of kitchen equipment IS included within the scope of work.
A. Project will be constructed under one (1) Construction Contract for all the Work required to complete the project in its entirety.

If necessary, an addendum will be issued.


Pre-Bid Meeting Information

Mandatory: No


Site visits may be arranged upon request by contacting Architect
Lumberton, NJ 08048

Document Availability

Available as of: On or After Sunday, February 27, 2022

Cost: $25.00 Non-Refundable - Documents will be distributed electronically by Architect

Payable To: Lumberton Township Board of Education - MAIL CHECK TO ARCHITECT

Return Policy: Non-Refundable

Available at:
Documents will be distributed via email link
The Design Collaborative Architects and Planners, P.A.
1940 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609-465-4111

Bid Submission/Deadline

Bids Due By: Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Submit Bids to:
Lumberton Township Board of Education
33 Municipal Drive
Attn: Mr. Mark Leung, Bus. Admin/Board Secretary
Lumberton, NJ 08048
Phone: 609-265-7709



Joseph Porretta Builders
551 Anderson Avenue
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Phone: 609-561-6391

Bid Results

BidderTypeBase BidAwarded Amount
Joseph Porretta BuildersLS$288,000.00


  • GC - General Contractor
  • P - Plumbing
  • E - Electrical
  • SS - Structural Steel
  • V - Vendor
  • HVAC - Heating, Ventilating, AC
  • RS - Reporting Service
  • SW - Site Work
  • F - Furniture
  • LS - Lump Sum