BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD

Request for Proposals and Qualifications

Under a Fair and Open Process

 

 

The Borough of Spotswood is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of services for:

 

General Professional Services                                                           

  • Municipal Bond Counsel                               

  • Municipal Auditor

  • Municipal Attorney

  • Municipal Consulting Engineer/Planner

  • Risk Management-Property Casualty

  • Labor Council

  • Municipal Public Defender

  • Municipal Borough Prosecutor

  • Special Counsel, Tax Appeals

  • Litigation Attorney

 

Planning/Zoning Board of Adjustments

  • Attorney

  • Consulting Engineer

  • Planner

 

Through a Request for Qualification process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of such service must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule set forth in the Request.  The Municipal appointing authority shall thereafter publicly select the professional or business entity for the position so advertised which shall thereafter be confirmed or approved as required by Law or Ordinance.      The Municipal appointing authority intend to qualify person(s) and/or firm(s) that (a) possess the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) agree and meet the terms and conditions determined by the Borough that provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of Spotswood.  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 subject to the “New Jersey Local Unit Pay-to-Play” Law, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq. however.  The Borough has structured a procurement process that seeks to establish 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 Request. Qualification Statements must be submitted to, and be received by the Municipal Clerk of the Borough of Spotswood, c/o the Municipal Clerk, at the Spotswood Municipal Building, 77 Summerhill Road, Spotswood, New Jersey via mail or hand delivery, by 4:00 p.m. Prevailing Time on December 17, 2019 for the above stated positions.  Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail.  The instructions for Qualification Statements are filed in the office of the Mayor and/or the Clerk’s Office at 77 Summerhill Road, Spotswood, New Jersey and on the Borough’s website, (www.Spotswoodboro.com) and may be inspected or obtained by prospective respondents during regular business hours.  Qualification Statements must be submitted in the manner designated in the instructions, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing name and address of the bidder and the type of the service on the outside, addressed to the Borough of Spotswood.

 

BY ORDER OF THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD

We wish to thank Captain George Ahrend, a former Borough of Spotswood resident and police officer, for sharing his artistic talent in contributing to the design of the Borough of Spotswood's seal. We thank Mr. Thomas Sullivan, a former Borough of Spotswood resident and sanitation employee, for sharing his artistic talent in contributing to the design of the Borough of Spotswood's seal.