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RFQ

MUNICIPAL ENGINEER

TOWN OF GUTTENBERG REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
FROM ENGINEER FIRMS INTERESTED IN SERVING AS
MUNICIPAL ENGINEER TO THE TOWN OF GUTTENBERG
FOR THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1, 2013 TO DECEMBER 31, 2013

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 engineer firms that wish to provide municipal engineering 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 engineering. Preference shall be given to firms that employ at least one Certified Municipal Engineer (CME).

The successful firm will provide the Town with engineering services relating, but not limited to planning and designing capital improvements for public buildings, roads, parks and recreational facilities. Additionally, the successful firm will provide engineering services in technical and administrative areas such as municipal budgeting, traffic engineering, pavement management, storm water management, water system operations, municipal land use, public contracts law, personnel practices, data management, infrastructure maintenance and any other matter as directed by the Town.

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 engineers will be assigned to work with the Town.

3. Description of firm’s engineers’ education, experience, qualifications, number of years with the firm and a description of their experience with projects similar to those described above;

4. Experience related to providing engineering 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 hand-delivered no later than December 7, 2012 at 2:00 p.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 seven (7) copies to the RFQ. Use white 8 ½ x 11 paper. Please also deliver one (1) copy to the office of Charles P. Daglian, attorney for the Town of Guttenberg at 34 Jones Street, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306.