Cumru Township Commissioners are requesting sealed bids for the services required for the:
REPAIR OF POPLAR NECK RAOD BRIDGE OVER SCHUYLKILL RIVER
Major work items include (approximate quantities): Maintenance and protection of traffic during construction (LS), bridge debris containment system (LS), access and rigging (LS), milling of bituminous pavement surface (1,852 SY), concrete beam and deck repair (813 SF), seal cracks in concrete by epoxy injection (69 LF), replace existing deck drains (68 EA), replace existing deck joints (220 LF), apply protective coating for reinforced concrete surfaces (1,757 SY), install membrane waterproofing system on bridge deck (1,467 SY), approach roadway excavation (52 CY), install 18” reinforced concrete pipe (40 LF), install Type D-E endwall (1 EA), reset guiderail (63 LF), place R-4 rock protection (20 CY), and construction of bituminous pavement surface (1,852 SY). Refer to pages 10-11 of the bidding and contract documents for additional items of work. Bidding and contract documents may be downloaded from the Township’s Dropbox site at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tm2c7vwnw83bcb5/AAAkrMLoFIV1oIrZE8zSCyVCa?dl=0. Upon download, provide the following information by e-mail to Robert.Schoenen@STVinc.com: company name, company mailing address, contact name, contact e-mail address. Addenda will be issued via the provided e-mail address. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held for this project on Thursday, June 1, 2017, 1:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the Township office, located at 1775 Welsh Rd., Mohnton, PA 19540. All bidders desiring to attend must inform the engineer a minimum of one business day prior to the meeting by e-mail to Robert.Schoenen@STVinc.com. The material and workmanship shall be in accordance with Standard Specifications of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT) Publication 408/2016 and all supplements thereto. Bids will be received by Cumru Township until 3:00 p.m., prevailing time, on June 15, 2017, at the Township office. All bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Bid Proposal for Letting of June 15, 2017” and accompanied by a certified check drawn on a bank authorized to do business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or a Bid Bond with corporate surety in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total bid, made payable to or in favor of Cumru Township. A completed Anti-Collusion Affidavit must be included in the submission. Bids will be opened and read aloud at 3:30 p.m., prevailing time, on June 15, 2017. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond, Payment Bond, and a Maintenance Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the Total Bid. Notice is given that this work is a project constituting public works and is subject to applicable provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act of 1961. Appropriate prevailing minimum wages must be paid by contractors in connection with performance of the necessary work. All questions pertaining to this request for bids shall be directed to Mr. Robert D. Schoenen, P.E., STV Inc., 205 West Welsh Dr., Douglassville, PA 19518 at (610)385-8467. The Cumru Township Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all Bids, or portions thereof, in the best interests of Cumru Township.
POLICE DEPARTMENT SYSTEMS ANALYST
The Township of Cumru is accepting applications for the full-time position of Systems Analyst in the Police Department until Friday, June 9, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. prevailing time. The Systems Analyst plans, directs, and performs analytical duties in the development, operation, administration, and support of the police department’s information systems. Salary range $55,000-$60,000 DOQ.
The job description may be reviewed and an employment application may be obtained at the Township Office, 1775 Welsh Rd., Mohnton, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, or on the Township’s website www.cumrutownship.org. Apply by submitting the following documents no later than Friday, June 9, 2017: a cover letter, three (3) professional references, resume, and a completed Township employment application. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Mail or deliver all documents by the deadline to: Cumru Township Office, Attn: Jeanne E. Johnston, Manager, 1775 Welsh Rd., Mohnton, PA 19540. Fax and email applications are not acceptable. The Township of Cumru is an EOE.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR ACT 537 OFFICIAL SEWAGE FACILITIES PLAN
Cumru Township, Berks County, hereby gives notice of the 30-day public comment priod for its Official Act 537 Plan Update (the Plan), starting on the date of the publication of this notice. The Plan proposes continued use of on-lot sewage disposal systems. The planning area for the Plan is the entire area of Cumru Township, located in southwestern Berks County, PA. The Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act, commonly referred to as Act 537, requires municipalities to prepare and maintain an up-to-date plan to assess current and future needs for wastewater collection, conveyance, and treatment facilties; and to evaluate alternatives to meet future demand. The Plan was prepared after the sewage needs within the Township were assessed based on the Township’s Comprehensive Plan, potable well sampling results, and state regulatory requirements. The Plan draft report will be available for review at the Cumru Township Municipal Building, located at 1775 Welsh Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., prevailing time, Monday through Friday. All comments shall be submitted in writing to the Township Secretary, 1775 Welsh Road, Mohnton, PA 19540, within thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this publication.