Solicitation for Bid for Contract Waste and Recyclable Materials Collection

Sealed Bids are invited and will be received by the Borough of Palmyra (“Municipality”) for the collection of Contract Waste and Recyclable Materials.  Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form which is included in the Contract Documents.  Bid Forms and Documents will be available beginning July 27, 2015 at the Palmyra Borough Municipal Office, 325 South Railroad Street, Palmyra, PA 17078, or by clicking HERE.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting to review the scope of the program will be held at the Palmyra Borough Municipal Office on August 10, 2015 at 10:00 A.M.

Bids must be received by the Municipality on or before August 24, 2015 1:00 PM. The envelope containing the bid must be sealed and plainly marked “Bid for Contract Waste and Recyclable Materials Collection.  Bids will be publicly opened at the Palmyra Borough Municipal Office on August 24, 2015, 1:00 PM.  Bid Security in the form of a Bid Bond or a certified or cashier’s check must accompany the Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidder.  A Non-Collusion Affidavit in accordance with the Pennsylvania Anti-Bid Rigging Act shall be required.  Bidders must submit all documents required in the Instructions to Bidders.

The Municipality will award a Contract or reject Bids within 60 days from the date the Bids are opened.  All Bids and Bid Securities submitted shall remain valid for a period of 60 days from the time for Bids to be opened.  The Municipality reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, whether any aspect of a Bid satisfactorily meets the criteria established in this Solicitation, to waive any irregularities in any Bid, and to take any other action which the Municipality deems appropriate.  The Municipality intends to select the Bidder which, in the sole opinion of the Municipality, is the lowest, responsive, responsible Bidder. The Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to award the bid in the best interests of the Municipality.  The Municipality will require performance security in the amount of 100% of the base figure times the unit fee for one year of the contract.

The procedures set forth in this Solicitation are for the convenience of the Municipality and shall not give rise to any rights in any Person. In the event that a Contract is not awarded for any reason, or in the event that this Solicitation is withdrawn for any reason, the Municipality shall have no obligation or liability to any Person for any costs or expenses incurred in connection with this Solicitation, any Bid or the transactions contemplated by this Solicitation or otherwise.

By submitting a Bid, a Bidder warrants that the Bidder: (a) has reviewed all pertinent Contract Documents and all addenda thereto, (b) has inspected the sites at which the Work will be performed and the conditions under which the Work will be performed and (c) has not discovered any ambiguities or conflicts in the Work description, specifications, or other terms or conditions of the Contract Documents.

Request For Proposals - Auditing Services

The Borough of Palmyra, Lebanon County, is seeking proposals for the professional auditing services of the borough’s financial records.  The audits are expected to be completed on an annual basis of the calendar year. Proposals must be submitted no later than 4:30 PM on August 31, 2015.  Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope via mail or hand delivery to the Borough Manager, Borough of Palmyra, 325 S. Railroad Street, Palmyra, PA  17078.  A single copy of the proposal is all that is required. Borough Council is expecting to take formal action at its regular monthly meeting on September 22, 2015.  For additional information on this RFP, please click HERE.


Questions regarding this information may be directed to Carol McLaughlin, Treasurer, at or by calling 717-838-6361.

Palmyra PA Yard Waste Containers Available

Palmyra PAYard Waste containers are available from the Borough office at a cost of $13.00.  The containers are 25 gallons and meet all the requirements for the yard waste program.  Consider making it easier to identify your yard waste by purchasing a container today.

The Borough of Palmyra PA

The Borough of Palmyra PA is a community consisting of approximately two (2) square miles and having a population of 7,320 as determined by the 2010 census. It is surrounded on the north, east, and south sides by North Londonderry Township, Lebanon County, and on the west side by Derry Township, Dauphin County.

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