Legal Notice - Request For Qualifications For Professional Service Contracts In The Town Of Kearny (Calendar Year 2013)

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 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 et. seq. the Town of Kearny shall pursue a “Fair and Open Process” in awarding contracts for the positions set forth below, for calendar year 2013, and hereby solicit qualifications in the form of resumes and letter applications directed to the Town of Kearny, which shall be submitted to the Town Clerk at 402 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, NJ 07032, together with documentation showing qualifications and compliance with criteria set forth by the Town and by State Statute.  All qualifications shall be submitted, in duplicate, in a sealed envelope marked “RFQ FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE” addressed to the Town Clerk, to be received no later than 10:00 a.m. on January 31, 2013.  Interested parties should review criteria for the various positions attached or obtain a copy from the office of the Town Clerk prior to submission of qualifications. 

All bidders are required to comply with N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq. (State affirmative action/equal opportunity laws) and Town of Kearny Ordinance 2007-(O)-41; as amended (payment of living wages and medical benefits for employees). Each professional is also required to have on file a current Business Registration Certificate.
Professional services qualifications for the following positions are hereby requested:
Labor Counsel
Town Appraiser
Patricia Carpenter, Town Clerk
Town of Kearny

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, to all applicants for positions set forth more fully in a notice of publication soliciting request for qualifications shall take into consideration the following factors, which will be weighed by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Kearny as the basis of awarding contracts for professional services most advantageous to the Town:
I.                   Resume and letter application and proposal for professional position including all documentation that provides the following for evaluation by the Mayor and Council:
a.           Experience and reputation in the field for the position sought.
b.          Knowledge of the area of expertise for the position sought (i.e. Auditor, Appraiser etc.)
c.           Experience and knowledge of the Town of Kearny
d.          Availability to accommodate all required meetings of the Town
e.           Compensation proposal
f.           Such other factors deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Kearny
II.                The  term of said contract shall be for a period of one year commencing January 1, 2013 and terminating December 31, 2013.
III.             Selection of professionals shall be based on the Mayor and Council’s evaluation of the submitted material in the criteria set forth in this document.
IV.             Submit all materials in a sealed envelope marked “RFQ FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE” addressed to Town Clerk, Town of Kearny at 402 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, NJ 07032 to be received on or before 10:00 a.m. on January 31, 2013.
Patricia Carpenter, Town Clerk
Town of Kearny