Resolution #21-04: Authorizing the Award of a Required Disclosure Contract with Ferraro Construction for Air Release Valve Replacement

Date of Adoption: January 21, 2021

WHEREAS, the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority has a need for air release valves for the force main evaluation, through Ferraro Construction 5 Park Drive, Franklin, NJ 07416 as a required disclosure contract pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5: and,

WHEREAS the anticipated term of this contract is for the year of 2021-2022; and

WHEREAS, Ferraro Construction 5 Park Drive, Franklin, NJ 07416, in the aggregate is expected to provide more than the pay to play threshold of $17,500.00: and

WHEREAS, Ferraro Construction 5 Park Drive, Franklin, NJ 07416, has completed and submitted a Business Entity Disclosure Certification and a Personal Contribution Disclosure form which certifies that Ferraro Construction has not made any reportable contributions to a political or candidate committee with the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority in the previous one year, and that the contract will prohibit Ferraro Construction from making any reportable contributions through the term of the contract, and

WHEREAS the Chief Financial Officer hereby certifies that funds NOT TO EXCEED $33,050.00 are available as follows.

Line Item: 10-0200-06 Due from Vernon Township- Asset Management Plan

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Commissioners of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority authorizes the Administrator to enter into a contract with Ferraro Construction 5 Park Drive, Franklin, NJ 07416, not to exceed $33,050 for the 2021-2022 budget year for contractor and repairs: and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Business Disclosure Entity Certification and Personal Contribution Disclosure form, Determination of Value be placed on file with this resolution.