Request for Proposals for Professional Services
The Point Pleasant Beach Planning Board hereby solicits sealed proposals for the positions of BOA/Planning Board Attorney and BOA/Planning Board Engineer.
The proposal shall include an hourly rate for all legal services required. Services billed at this rate shall include, but not be limited to, telephone calls, correspondence, legal research, preparation of ordinances, preparation of resolutions, preparation of contracts, negotiations, meetings, hearings, litigation and any other services rendered on behalf of the Borough. Any other charges must be noted and must accompany this proposal.
The submission requirements shall include:
a. Designation of the Lead Counsel/Engineer and any other individual(s) to be assigned to perform the tasks.
b. Professional experience of the individual(s) to be assigned, including a list of experience with Point Pleasant Beach and/or experience with other municipalities.
c. A statement concerning the ability of the firm/individual to perform tasks assigned by the Board in a timely fashion.
d. Professional licenses held by the individual(s) to be assigned.
e. Education background and experience of the individual(s) to be assigned.
f. A description of the support staff available to the individual(s) to be assigned.
g. A copy of a Certificate of Insurance, issued by an insurance carrier licensed in the State of New Jersey, for the firm/company showing the current amount of professional liability insurance.
h. A list of professional references with addresses and telephone contact numbers.
The award of this contract shall be made to the person or firm submitting the proposal which is deemed to be that which is most advantageous to the Borough, price and other factors considered.
The selection criteria to be used in awarding this contract as a fair and open contract in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et. Seq.
a. Qualifications of the individuals who will perform the services and their experience and familiarity with BOA/Planning Board matters.
b. Ability to perform the services in a timely fashion, including staffing and familiarity with the subject matter.
c. Cost consideration including, but not limited to, standardized submission and compliance with proposal documents.
- Experience with Point Pleasant Beach, and/or experience in the applicant’s field of expertise.
Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-3(b), contracts for professional services pursuant to subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) subsection 10 of section 5 of P.L. 1971, c. 198 (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5) may be awarded for a period not exceeding twelve (12) consecutive months.