CITY OF SALEM
The City of Salem is soliciting proposals through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20-5 for the following positions: Municipal Auditor, Municipal Attorney, Bond Counsel, Brownfield Consultant Engineer, IT-Computer Consultant, Financial Advisor, Grant Consultant, Labor Attorney, Municipal Engineer, Municipal Planner, Municipal Water Engineer, Municipal Environmental/Wastewater Engineer, Municipal Prosecutor, and Public Defender, serving January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.
Interested applicants may obtain the Request for Proposal package by contacting the office of the City Clerk at 856.935.0372; or in person during regular business hours, at the Municipal Building located at 17 New Market Street, Salem, New Jersey 08079. The Request for Proposal is also available on the Salem City’s website at http://www.cityofsalemnj.gov/rfp_public_notice.html., as seen below.
Interested applicants must submit their proposals by mail or in person by 11:00 a.m. on December 8th, 2017, to the Office of the City Clerk located at 17 New Market Street, Salem, New Jersey 08079. At that time and place, all proposals received shall be publically opened and announced by the City Clerk or her designee. Faxed proposals will not be accepted. An original clearly marked as “ORIGINAL” and five (5) full, complete, and exact copies of each proposal shall be submitted in sealed envelopes and must be marked with the appropriate position.
Proposals will thereafter be received by the Salem City Council, who shall award the contract for the services. The award of the Contract will be based on the following criteria: (i) responsiveness to the required submissions; (ii) general experience and reputation in the field; (iii) specific experience/knowledge of the City of Salem and the subject matter to be addressed under the Contract; (iv) qualifications and experience which most closely match the needs of the City; (v) availability to accommodate meeting and interface requirements with the City for meetings, phone conferences, and office consultations; (vi) office resources, including backup staff, which are deemed most adequate to service the needs of the City; and (vii) the applicant who is deemed otherwise most advantageous based on all information submitted or gathered in connection with the proposal.
The City reserves the right to: (i) not select any of the applicants; (ii) require applicants to submit to a personal interview and/or submit additional or clarifying information; (iii) to reject any or all proposals; (iv) to waive any informalities in the proposals; and (v) procure the articles or services from other sources if deemed most advantageous to the objectives of the City.
Tierra M. Jennings