Bids and Contracts


The Hampden Township Board of Commissioners, Cumberland County, 230 S. Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-3097, will accept sealed proposals until 3:00 p.m., to be opened at 3:15 p.m., on Monday, August 26, 2019 for the following:  

Solid Waste Collection, Transportation and Disposal Services
and Recycling Collection, Transportation and Processing Services
from Dwelling Units within Hampden Township
Contract No. 19-02

The collection contract will be unlimited curbside collection with a graduated rate structure depending on age/income/hardship.  
Proposals must be submitted upon forms furnished by the Township and must be sealed with proper identification of subject bid on the outside of the envelope.  All bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid.  Instructions, specifications, and bid forms may be obtained at the Hampden Township office at the above address from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for holidays.  The successful bidder will be required to post a performance bond in the amount of 100 percent (100%) of the annual bid price.  
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for August 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Township Building located at 230 S. Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.  All bidders are required to have a representative participate in the pre-bid meeting to be eligible to submit a bid.
The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids or parts thereof and to waive any defects or irregularities in the best interest of the Township.  Unless all bids are rejected, the lowest responsible bidder may be selected at a public meeting of the Board of Commissioners to be held August 29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hampden Township Municipal Building, 230 S. Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17050.  

Keith B. Metts
Township Manager/Secretary

NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners of Hampden Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, has authorized the sale of a 1988 Pierce Lance Pumper.  The sale of this property shall be conducted by use of an online auction through Municibid, accessible through its internet site address of or by link to Municibid through the Hampden Township website at The online auction shall take place on August 16, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and last until September 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. 

The Board of Commissioners may reject any bids received if the bids are believed to be less than the fair market value.

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