The first known deed issued in New Hanover was for 200 acres to Johannes Schneider, December 9, 1718. The site is now the Gilbertsville Golf Course.


Bids & RFPs

New Hanover Township will receive sealed bids at the Township Building at 2943 North Charlotte Street, Gilbertsville, PA 19525, until 8:45 a.m. prevailing time on February 28, 2019 for swimming pool renovations to the Township’s community swimming pool at Hickory Park. A public bid opening will be held on February 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., in the presence of a duly-appointed representative of the Township Board of Supervisors.

Specifications and Bid Forms for the above work can be obtained at the Township Office, at 2943 North Charlotte Street, Gilbertsville, PA 19525 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a non-refundable duplication cost of $20.00. Specifications and Bid Forms may be obtained electronically, at no cost, by sending an e-mail to the Township Manager, Jamie Gwynn, at A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on February 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for all prospective bidders at the Township building.

Bid security in an amount not less than 10% of the amount of the bid will be required in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, bank treasurer’s check, or satisfactory bid bond made payable to or naming as obligee New Hanover Township. The successful bidder will be required to submit a Performance Bond, Payment Bond and Maintenance Bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the amount of the contract.

Attention is called to the fact that prevailing minimum wage rates as determined by the Secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry must be paid by the successful bidder, and that employees and applicants for employment shall not be discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, or handicap. Any and all steel products used or supplied in the performance of the contract or any subcontracts shall be from steel made in the United States.

The Township hereby reserves the right, which is understood and agreed to by all bidders, to refuse and reject any or all bids submitted, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is deemed most favorable to the Township, at the time and under the circumstances stipulated. The Township also reserves its right to waive any informality in a bid, and to waive any omissions, errors, mistakes, defects or irregularities in any bid, at its sole discretion.

If you require special accommodations in order to attend the mandatory pre-bid meeting or the public bid opening, please call the Township Office at (610) 323-1008. The Township will make every reasonable attempt to accommodate you.

Jamie L. Gwynn
Township Manager

Advertised in The Mercury on:
February 11, 2019
February 15, 2019


Addendum #1 to Hickory Park Swimming Pool Renovations Bid Specifications

Addendum #2 to Hickory Park Swimming Pool Renovations Bid Specifications