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RFQ

Municipal Architect

TOWN OF GUTTENBERG REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
FROM LICENSED ARCHITECT FIRMS INTERESTED IN
SERVING AS MUNICIPAL ARCHITECT TO THE TOWN OF GUTTENBERG
FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2018 TO DECEMBER 31, 2018

Introduction

The Town of Guttenberg (“Town”) is a municipality of Hudson County, New Jersey. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 et seq, the Town seeks Requests for Qualifications (“RFQ”) from licensed architectural  firms that wish to provide municipal architectural services to the Town as directed by the Town Administrator or other appropriate officials within the Town. The successful firm must have significant experience in representing New Jersey municipalities in all aspects of municipal architectural services.

The successful firm will provide the Town with architectural and construction services on a project by project basis as determined by the Mayor and Council and as directed by the Town Administrator. There shall be designated a member of the firm the Municipal Architect for the Town of Guttenberg which shall be a New Jersey Licensed Architect.

All necessary documents can be downloaded from the official Guttenberg website, www.guttenbergnj.org

Professional Information and Qualifications

1.     Name of Firm;

2.    Address of principal place of business and all other offices and corresponding telephone and fax numbers. Please note specifically which licensed architect will be assigned to work with the Town.

3.    Description of firm’s architect’s education, experience, qualifications, number of years with the firm and a description of their experience as licensed architects.

4.    Experience related to providing architectural services to public entities;

5.    At least four (4) references, three (3) of which must have knowledge of your service to public entities;

6.    Examples of your record of success (or significant achievements) servicing public entities;

7.    The firm’s ability to provide the services in a timely fashion (including staffing, familiarity and location of key staff);

8.    Cost details, including the hourly rates of each of the individuals who will perform the services and all expenses.

9.    Any other information which the interested firm deems relevant.

10.    New Jersey Business Registration Certificate.

11.    Fully executed Non-Collusion Affidavit which is attached.

12.    Fully executed Disclosure of Ownership form which is attached.

13.    Mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity Language (if applicable).

Section Criteria

The selection criteria used in awarding a contract or agreement for professional services as described herein shall include:

1.    Qualifications of the individuals who will perform the tasks and the amounts of their respective participation;

2.    Experience and references;

3.    Ability to perform the task in a timely fashion, including staffing and familiarity with the subject matter;

4.    Cost competitiveness; and

5.    Other factors, if demonstrated to be in the best interest of the Town.

Submission Requirements

RFQ must be delivered no later than Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to:

Alberto Cabrera, Town Clerk
Office of the Town Clerk
Guttenberg Town Hall
6808 Park Avenue
Guttenberg, New Jersey 07093

Please submit one original and three (3) copies to the RFQ. Use white 8 ½ x 11 paper.

View Official Notice Here