Notice of Request for Qualifications
The Borough of Lodi is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested individuals and/or firms for the provision of the below listed services. Inclusion of a position in this notice, however, does not constitute a warranty that the Borough will fill the position at this time or through this process. Through a Request for Qualification (“RFQ”) process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of such services must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFQ. The Borough will review Qualification Statements only from those firms or individuals that submit a Qualification Statement which includes all the information required to be included as described (in the sole judgment of the Borough). The Borough intends to select (a) person(s) and/or firm(s) that a) possess(es) the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the requested services, and b) agrees and meets the terms and conditions determined by the Borough to provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of Lodi.
The selection of Qualified Respondents is not subject to the provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. The selection is, however, subject to the “New Jersey Local Unit Pay-to-Play Law,” N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq. The Borough has structured a procurement process that seeks to obtain the desired results, while establishing a competitive process, to assure that each person and/or firm is provided an equal opportunity to submit a Qualification Statement in response to the RFQ.
1. Bond Counsel
2. Borough Engineer
3. Chemical Engineer
4. Borough Planner
5. Planning Board Attorney
6. Zoning Board of Adjustment Attorney
7. Borough Auditor
8. Special Tax Counsel
9. Borough Attorney
10. Special Legal Counsel
11. Special Labor Law Counsel
12. Information System Management Consultant/Technical Computer Consultant
13. Real Estate Tax Appraiser for Tax Assessments and Appeals
14. Alternate Borough Engineer
The Instructions for Qualification Statements may be inspected or picked up by prospective respondents from the office of the Borough Clerk, Borough Hall, One Memorial Drive, Lodi, NJ 07644, during regular business hours, beginning May 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.. Questions may be directed to the Borough Clerk’s office at (973) 365-4005, ext. 406.
Qualification Statements must be submitted in the manner designated in the Instructions, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the Respondent and the name of the work on the outside, and addressed to the Borough of Lodi. Additionally, the envelope should bear notation stating that the envelope should not be opened until June 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
BY ORDER OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF LODI.
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