TOWNSHIP OF JEFFERSON
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
1033 WELDON ROAD
LAKE HOPATCONG, NEW JERSEY 07849
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment has a need to award a contract for the positions of Board of Adjustment Attorney, Engineer and Planner and, therefore, is requesting proposals for the award of such a contract through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq.
All those interested in submitting proposals should review the request for proposals and submit all documentation requested and may obtain same through the Secretary for the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment located at the Jefferson Township Municipal Building, 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey 07849.
Please be further advised that all proposals must be submitted to the Secretary of the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment at the Jefferson Township Municipal Building on or before, December 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at which time, bids will be publicly opened and read in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 1033 Weldon Road, Jefferson Township, Morris County, New Jersey.
Bids must be enclosed, sealed and marked on the outside of the envelope as to the bids designation by type of good or service and addressed to the Secretary for the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment located at the Jefferson Township Municipal Building, 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey 07849.
Instructions for Responding
All those submitting proposals should review the enclosed Request for Proposals and submit all Documentation requested in order to aid the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment in making an informed decision. All proposals must address ALL of Sections contained in the Request for Proposals by documental and/or a response to that Section. An individual or other authorized party must sign all proposals. Failure to follow instructions as set forth herein will render the submission unresponsive and will result in rejection. All responses to this Request for Proposals should be securely bound and labeled. The Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment will not accept responsibility for mislabeled submissions. All submissions shall be to the Secretary of the Board of Adjustment, Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment, Municipal Building, 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey 07849 Submissions shall be hand delivered, mailed by way of First Class Mail, or overnight delivery service. Fax submissions will not be considered. Late submissions shall be deemed unresponsive and will not be considered. No rights are conferred upon any party with regard to the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment by virtue of a response to this Request for Proposals unless there is a contract awarded, approved, and executed by the applicant and the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment.
The Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment will award the Contract for Services using the criterion that forms the framework of the applicant?s response as set forth in this proposal. Experience, reputation, knowledge, availability and other factors if demonstrated by the respondent will form the basis for the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment?s award. All submissions become the property of the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment and there shall be no obligation to return any submission.
Professionals who receive an award of a contract are required to attend Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment meetings upon request.
Township of Jefferson Planning Office
1033 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey 07849
SCOPE OF SERVICES
It is the right of the Township of Jefferson to solicit Qualification Statements from Respondents that have expertise to serve as Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment Attorney, Engineer and Planner.
On or after January 12, 2015 to December 31, 2015
Proposals will be evaluated by the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment on the basis of the most advantageous, price and other factors considered. The evaluation will consider:
a. Experience and reputation in the field;
b. Knowledge of the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment and the subject matter to be addresses under the contract;
c. Availability to accommodate any required meetings of the agency;
d. Compensation proposal;
e. Other factors if demonstrated to be in the best interest of the Township of Jefferson Board of Adjustment.
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
Section A ? Identification Page
Section B ? Experience / Reputation
Section C ? Knowledge of Subject Matter
Section D - Availability
Section E ? Qualifications and Experience
A. Name of Company:
B. Primary Location of Company:
C. Name of Proposer:
D. Home Address of Proposer:
E. Name(s) of other Attorney/Engineer/Planner who may be recommended for replacement or specialized services. Please note their areas of expertise:
(add to this list if necessary)
F. States in which the proposer holds current licenses to practice law.
G. Years of experience as a licensed Attorney/Engineer/Planner ? years of experience as a licensed Attorney/Engineer/Planner practicing in the State of New Jersey.
H. Current or Past Experience:
I. Contact Information:
PROFESSIONAL RECORD AND REPUTATION
(Please include a narrative to address this section)
KNOWLEDGE OF SUBJECT MATTER
(Please include a narrative and/or provide any document that may be considered responsive)
AVAILABILITY TO ACCOMMODATE ALL REQUIRED MEETINGS
(Regular meetings are 2nd and 4th Mondays of Every Month at 7:30 p.m.)
(Please provide a narrative response)
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
(Please provide a narrative and/or any other documentation as a response)
(Print name under line and sign above)