2023 Municipal Consultants & Misc. Professional Positions

November 17, 2022

DEADLINE: November 29, 2022


In accordance with New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law and N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et. seq., the City of Salem (“City”), County of Salem, a municipal corporation of the State of New Jersey, is soliciting professional services proposals through a fair and open process. The City will require the following services for the upcoming calendar year beginning January 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2023:  Municipal Auditor; Municipal Bond Counsel;  Municipal Engineer (including providing engineering services such as preparing plans, specifications and bidding documents for public bids, applying for and administering grants and other municipal related engineering services); Municipal Labor Counsel; Municipal Prosecutor; Municipal Public Defender; City Solicitor;  Risk Management Consultant; Redevelopment Counsel; Municipal Water Engineer; Municipal Wastewater Engineer; Real Estate Appraiser for Tax Appeals; Brownfield Consultant Engineer; IT Computer Consultant; Financial Advisor; Grant Consultant; Special In Rem Tax Foreclosure Counsel; Animal Shelter; Municipal Architect, Special Engineer for road and street projects, City Planner. 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. It will also be available on the website at cityofsalemnj.gov.

Submit an original and one (1) copy and your sealed responses to this request for proposals must be submitted to the City of Salem, Office of the Municipal Clerk, 17 New Market Street, Salem New Jersey 08079 by no later than 10:00 AM local prevailing time on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at which time and place responses are scheduled to be opened by the Municipal Clerk or QPA. Each sealed envelope containing a proposal shall be plainly marked on the outside to clearly show the specific service for which an individual or firm is submitting a proposal.  The proposals will be evaluated by the Municipal Clerk and QPA. Contracts are awarded based on (1) individual or firm experience and reputation in the field ( a copy of the resume of each individual performing the work is to be included); (2) knowledge of the City of Salem and subject matters to be addressed under the contract; (3) availability to accommodate any required meetings; (4) compensation proposal; (5) at least 2 references with address and phone number; (6) a certification that no immediate relatives of any principal of the firm is employed by, or serve as elected officials of the City of Salem; (7) a copy of the firm’s Certificate of Liability Insurance; (8) a copy of the firm’s Business Registration Certificate, and (9) Submission of the information requested in the RFP; (10) Provide and sign “Pay to Play” forms; (11) per NJSA 52:32-57 Disclosure of Investment Act in Iran Form.  All contracts pursuant to the fair and open process will be awarded by resolution and require a majority vote of the Township Council at a public meeting.

In addition to full compliance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et. seq. (“Pay to Play”), individuals or firms awarded contracts under these procedures will be required to comply with N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 and N.J.A.C. 17:27-4 (Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity), 42 U.S.C. Section 12101 et. seq. (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990), N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2 (Disclosure of Ownership) and N.J.S.A. 52:32-44 (Business Registration). Any questions regarding this notice should be directed to the City of Salem, Office of the Municipal Clerk, 17 New Market Street, Salem New Jersey 08079 by no later than 10:00 AM local prevailing time on Monday, November 28, 2022. Ben Angeli. RMC

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