Sealed bids will be received by Lower Paxton Township (herein after referred to as “The Municipality") until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time, on March 28, 2018 in the Lower Paxton Township Municipal Center, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17109.  Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:00 p.m. this same date, in Room 174 of the Lower Paxton Township Municipal Center, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Bids will be received for the following:

Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Disposal, Recyclables Collection and Delivery, and Leaf Waste Collection and Delivery for the period of July 2, 2018 to July 1, 2023.

Bidding Documents, including, but not limited to a Form of Proposal, Specifications and General Stipulations and Information for Bidders may be obtained at the Lower Paxton Township Municipal Center Building, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from 9:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, treasurer’s check or bid bond in the amount of $250,000.00.

The Successful Bidder, when awarded the Contract, shall deliver a bond with suitable, reasonable requirements guaranteeing performance of the Contract with delivery to be made with sufficient surety in the amount of fifteen percent (15%) of the Total Bid Amount.  The bond shall be with an approved surety company authorized to do business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

All bids must be submitted using the Form of Proposal attached to the Bidding Documents.  In addition, all bids must be accompanied by a properly executed Non-Collusion Affidavit provided as a part of the Bidding Documents.

A pre-submission conference will be held at 2:00 p.m. on March 7, 2018 in Room 174 of the Lower Paxton Township Municipal Center, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The Municipality reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, waive technicalities, and accept any bids deemed to be in the best interest of any of The Municipality.

George Wolfe
Township Manager
Lower Paxton Township



Sealed Bids for the construction of the 2018 Lower Paxton Township Drainage Improvements project will be accepted online by Lower Paxton Township until 10:00 A.M., prevailing time, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at which time the Bids received will be publically opened and read at the Lower Paxton Township Municipal Building, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109.

The Project consists of removal, replacement, and installation of drainage infrastructure in the Clermont, Toftree Drive and Koch Lane areas of Lower Paxton Township and all associated restoration work including curb, sidewalk, curb ramps, and paving.
Sealed bids shall be accepted online through the PennBID Program. Bidding Documents and solicitation details may be viewed and available at no cost online by registering at Following registration, complete sets of Bidding Documents may be downloaded as portable document format (PDF) files. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.

Bid security in the form of a Certified Check, Money Order, Bank Check, or Bid Bond shall be furnished with the bid in an amount not less than 10%.

All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted via the PennBID Program in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Telephone inquiries are unacceptable.

All bids shall be irrevocable for 60 days after the bid opening date as provided by the Act of November 26, 1978 (P.L. 1309, No. 317), as amended by the Act of December 12, 1994 (P.L. 1042, No. 142).

Bidders must comply with all State antibid-rigging regulations pertaining to Work associated with this Project, and will be required to submit an executed non-collusion affidavit with the bid.

The estimated cost for each Contract is greater than Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) and the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act shall apply.

The project is governed by the Public Works Contractors Bond Law of 1967, 8 P.S. Section 192, et seq., which requires a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond each in the amount of 100% of the total contract price.

Bidders should refer to provisions of federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and preservation of public natural resources that affect the Project, said provisions being pursuant to Act No. 247 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved October 26, 1972.

This Project falls under The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted Act 127 of 2012, known as the Public Works Employment Verification Act (‘the Act’) which requires all public work contractors and subcontractors to utilize the Federal Government’s E-Verify system to ensure that all employees performing work on public work projects are authorized to work in the United States. All Bidders are required to submit a Public Works Employment Verification Form as a precondition for the Contract Award.

All bidders are hereby notified that in regard to any Contract pursuant to this advertisement, businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, sex, age, physical disability or national origin in consideration for an award. Similarly the Successful Bidder shall in no manner discriminate against or intimidate any employee involved in the manufacture of supplies, the performance of Work, or any other activity required under the Contract on account of gender, race, creed or color.

The Township reserves the right to waive any defects, errors, omissions, mistakes, informalities, to accept any bid or combination of bids that are deemed to be in the best interest of the Township, and to reject any or all proposals.

George Wolfe
Township Manager
Lower Paxton Township

Frequently Called Numbers

Main Switchboard
Police Administration
Public Works Department
Sewer Department
Parks and Recreation
Supervisor's Voice-Mail

Office Hours

Municipal Center (Administration, Community Development, & Sewer)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Police Department Records Office
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Works Department
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sanitary Sewer Operations
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friendship Center and the Parks and Recreation Department
Monday to Thursday -  5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday - 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.