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 2022 and hereby solicits 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 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 11, 2022. Two (2) originals must be submitted. Non-bound submissions are preferred. Prior to submission of qualifications interested parties should review the attached criteria that will be used by the Town to evaluate proposals.
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. Each professional shall submit with its proposal a complete and fully executed Non-Collusion Affidavit in the form attached a Appendix A and the Statement of Ownership Disclosure in the form attached as Appendix B. The Town reserves the right to waive any omissions in the proposals and/or reject proposals for some or all of the positions and/or to award contracts for some or all of the positions listed below.
Professional services qualifications for the following position is hereby requested:
Green Land Use Review/Design Consultant – The Green Land Use Design/Review Consultant will provide green infrastructure design strategies and low impact development strategies for stormwater and flood plain management for both public and private projects. This would include the review of land use applications of significant impact that are filed with the Town or any of the Town’s land use boards or agencies. The consultant should have on staff a licensed engineer and/or licensed landscape architect, with access to a LEED certified architect if needed. Compensation will be on an hourly basis or fixed fee to be established for specific projects designated by the Town. The Town reserves the right to qualify more than one party as a Green Land Use Review/Design Consultant for the Town.
Patricia Carpenter, Clerk
Town of Kearny