Nearly $200,000 In Goods And Services Bids Approved By Council

The Township Council on April 14 approved purchases totaling $193,440.

Beyer Brothers of Fairvew won contracts for two GMC half-ton pickup trucks, for a total of $73,440.

The vehicles are for the township’s fire safety department. One vehicle was included in the 2014 capital budget, but was never ordered.

According to a memo from John Hauss, head of fire prevention, if the 2015 capital budget does not include money fro the second truck, it will not be ordered.

Dot Designing of Monroe and Ad-Wear & Specalty of Texas, of Houston, were awarded two-year contracts – at $25,000 per year – to supply the township with specialty printed apparel for departments and program participants.

Mad Science of Pennington, Minds in Motion of Belleville and Super Science for Kids of Hackettstown were awarded bids totaling $35,000 to provide science camps and workshops, and seasonal programs throughout the year.

US Sports Institute of Whitehouse Station and Soccer Centers of Somerset were awarded bids worth $35,000 to provide sports camps, workshops and clinics through the township’s Recreation Department.

US Sports Institute will provide seasonal introductory sports programs for youth aged 2 to 12 years, according to a memo from Alice Osipowitz, the township’s recreation director.

The company will conduct age-level appropriate programs that allow the participants to try lacrosse, basketball, t-ball, hockey, parachute games, golf, and more than nine other sports from around the world as summer camp opportunities and seasonal clinics throughout the year, according to her memo.

Soccer Centers will provide a one-week Summer Soccer Camp for youth aged 5 to 15 years, according to Osipowitz’s memo.

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