FOR THE SOLICITATION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with NJSA 19:44-20.5 et seq. through a fair and open process that sealed submissions will be received by the Township of Hillside, County of Union, State of New Jersey December 11, 2020 at 11:00 am, prevailing time, in the Clerk's Office, located at the Township of Hillside Municipal Building, 1409 Liberty Avenue, Hillside Township, NJ 07205 then publicly opened and read aloud for the following:
- Outside Legal Counsel (General Litigation/Appellate Practice, Labor/Employment and Human Resources, Redevelopment, Bond/Public Finance, Environmental Law, Tax Appeal, Land Use (Planning & Zoning) and Alcoholic Beverage Control)
- Engineering Services (Township Engineer, Environmental Engineer and Land Use (Planning & Zoning)
- Professional Planner
- Township Auditor
- Grant Writing Services
- Financial Advisor
- Insurance Brokerage Services
- Animal Control officer and Shelter Services
Proposals/Submissions will be received by the Township Clerk's Office on the date and time noted above. Firms do not need to be present and may mail or deliver proposal package to the attention of Hope M. Smith, Business Administrator at the above address prior to date and time above. Envelopes/packages must be conspicuously marked RFP for "specify category." Standardized submission requirements and selection criteria are on file and available on the Township website www.hillsidenj.us and in the Clerk's Office during regular business hours, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Addenda will also be posted on the Township website.
All professional service contractors are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 52:32-44 (Business Registration of Public Contractors), N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq. (Contract Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunities in Public Contracts).
Submissions by Corporations and Partnerships shall include a completed Disclosure of Ownership form (N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2) and shall include a completed Non-Collusion Affidavit.
The Township reserves the right to reject any or all submissions due to any defects or waive informalities and accept any submissions that in their judgment will be in the best interest of the Township. The Township shall award the contract or reject all submissions no later than 60 days from receipt of same.