7/1/2017 - Notices to Bidders, RFPs, RFQs, Employment and Volunteer Opportunities, Board Vacancies

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS 
City of Hackensack 


Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Hackensack, City Clerk’s Office, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, 07601, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:20 A.M. prevailing time, then publicly opened and read aloud for: 

EMERGENCY STORM AND SANITARY SEWER REPAIRS WITHIN THE CITY OF HACKENSACK 

Specifications for the above may be obtained at the Office of the City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., prevailing time, Monday through Friday, excluding legal Holidays. The City of Hackensack WILL NOT mail Bid Specifications. All Specifications shall be obtained in person. 

Triplicate copies of Bids shall be placed in a sealed envelope and the envelope shall be clearly marked: 
(1 stamped "ORIGINAL" & 2 stamped "COPY") 

"EMERGENCY STORM AND SANITARY SEWER REPAIRS WITHIN THE CITY OF HACKENSACK" 

Bidders are required to comply with requirements of P.L. 1975, c 127. Copy of Contractors Registration Certificate or a copy of application of such Certificate must be presented with submitted Bid, if not, Bid will be rejected. 

Bidder must include in Bid package: 
1) Certificate of Employee Information Report 
2) Letter of Federal Approval, or 
3) Complete Form AA 302 

The City of Hackensack requires Public Works Contractors and Subcontractors to comply with recent legislation, PL 1999, C238 "The Public Works Contactor Registration Act", by submitting their Certificate (or their application of said Certificate, if a Certificate has not yet been issued), the City of Hackensack requires a copy of the Contractor’s application for certificate. 

The City of Hackensack reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, and to accept the one that is in its judgment, will be in the best interest of the City of Hackensack. 

Bidder shall submit Bid with a Consent of Surety and a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond, in the amount of not less than ten (10%) percent of the amount Bid, not to exceed $20,000.00 made payable to the City of Hackensack. Such Bid guarantee shall be refunded to all but bottom three apparent lowest responsible Bidders and will be returned, unless otherwise requested by the Bidder, within 10 days after the opening of the Bids. Within 3 days after the awarding and signing of the contract and the approval of the Contractor’s Performance and Payment Bond, the Bid Security of the remaining unsuccessful Bidders will be returned. 

City of Hackensack 
James A. Mangin, CFO/QPA 
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CITY OF HACKENSACK 
BID NOTICE 


Notice is hereby given that Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Hackensack, City Clerk’s Office, Bergen County, New Jersey, for Intersection & Roadway Improvements Prospect Ave. – Beech St. Intersection at the Council Chambers, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, 07601, on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 10:00 AM Local Prevailing Time. 

Click here for Clarification
(Posted July 18, 2017)

Specifications and forms of Bids, contract, and bond for proposed work, prepared by Michael J. Neglia, Project Engineer, will be on file at Hackensack City Clerk’s Office, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 and may be examined at no expense by Prospective Bidders during business hours of 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., prevailing time, Monday through Friday, excluding legal Holidays. 

The City of Hackensack WILL NOT mail Bid Specifications. All Specifications shall be obtained in person. Bidders, upon request, will be furnished with a copy of the Specifications by the Engineer upon proper notice and a non-refundable payment cost of $100.00 to cover the cost of reproduction. (Checks made payable to: City of Hackensack.) Bids must be made on Standard Proposal Forms in the manner designated herein and required by the Specifications, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes, along with three (3) copies, bearing the name and address of Bidder and name of project on the outside addressed to the City Clerk, City of Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, and must be accompanied by a Non-Collusion Affidavit and a Certified Check or Bid Bond for not less than ten (10%) percent of the amount Bid, provided said check need not be more than $ 20,000.00, nor shall not be less than $ 500.00, and a Consent of Surety from a Surety Company authorized to transact business in the State of New Jersey in a sum equal to one hundred (100%) percent of the amount Bid, and be delivered at the place on or before the hour named above. 

The Standard Proposal Form and the Non-Collusion Affidavit are attached to the Specifications, copies of which will be furnished on application to the Engineer. 

In accordance with NJSA 40A:11-23.2, all contracts entered into with the City of Hackensack on or after September 1, 2004, the Contractor must be registered with the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Revenue and provide a Business Certificate with the Bid. The Contractor shall provide written notice to its Subcontractors and supplier of the responsibility to submit proof of Business Registration to the Contractor. The requirement of proof of Business Registration extends down through all levels (tiers) of the project. Before final payment on the contract is made by the Contracting Agency, the Contractor shall submit an accurate list and proof of Business Registration of each Subcontractor or supplier used in the fulfillment of the contract, or shall attest that no Subcontractors were used. 

The Contractor will comply with all rules and regulations and orders promulgated by the State Treasurer pursuant to NJSA 10:5-31 et. seq. and NJAC 17:27, and with all provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, NJSA 40A:11-1 et. seq. and all rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, the provisions of which are incorporated herein by reference. 

James A. Mangin 
Chief Financial Officer 
City of Hackensack

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THE CITY OF HACKENSACK
BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE SOLICIATION OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR 
PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANT

The City of Hackensack is soliciting Proposals from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the professional service listed. Through a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the City of Hackensack with provision of such service must prepare and submit a Proposal in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFPs. The City of Hackensack will review Proposals only from those firms that submit a Proposal which includes all the information required. The City of Hackensack intends to qualify (a) persons and/or firm that (a) possess the professional, financial, and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed service, and (b) agree and meet the terms and conditions determined by the City of Hackensack that provide the greatest benefit to the Taxpayers of the City of Hackensack.

The selection of Qualified Respondents is not subject to the provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1, et seq. The selection is subject to the “New Jersey Local Unit Pay-To-Play Law, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4, et seq., however. The City of Hackensack has structured a procurement process that seeks to obtain the desired results, while establishing a competitive process, to assure that each person and/or firm provided an equal opportunity to submit a Proposal in response to the RFP. The factors to be considered by the City of Hackensack include, but are not limited to: (i) experience and reputation in the profession; (ii) knowledge of the subject matter to be addressed under contract; (iii) availability to accommodate any required meetings of the City of Hackensack; (iv) any other factors demonstrated to be in the best interest of the City of Hackensack.

Instruction and Proposal documents may be obtained at the Office of the City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue 3rd, Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. prevailing time Monday thru Friday, excluding legal Holidays or may be downloaded from the city website here. The City of Hackensack WILL NOT mail instruction and qualification documents. Sealed Proposals must be submitted to, and be received by, Ms. Deborah Karlsson, City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd. Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601 on or before 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 (new date per Addendum posted below). Respondents are instructed to label the outside of the sealed envelope or sealed package to the effect that the enclosure consists of a Proposal in response to this request for the Professional Service. Proposals will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or email.

ADDENDUM TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FAIR AND OPEN PUBLIC SOLICITATION PROCESS
PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANT
(Posted on June 26, 2017)

James A. Mangin, CFO/QPA

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The City of Hackensack is seeking members for the following boards and committees:

Access to All: 5
Environmental Commission: 7
Planning Board: 2 (alternates)
Rent Stabilization Board: 7
Local Assistance Board: 5
Senior Citizens Advisory Board: 9
Veterans Advisory Board: 2
Shade Tree Advisory Committee: 4

Please use this form

Please email or deliver to the Clerk's office, 65 Central Avenue, Third Floor.  Email: dkarlsson@hackensack.org

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Shade Tree Committee Members Sought

The City of Hackensack is seeking members for the Shade Tree Committee.

The purpose of the Shade Tree Advisory Committee shall be to:

-Establish programs for the protection and preservation, removal or replacement of existing shade trees situated in the public rights-of-way and upon city-owned properties.
-Establish plans and programs for the planting of new trees within and upon city-controlled properties.

Advise and aid private property owners in the care, maintenance and preservation of their trees in those instances where such assistance is requested by the property owner.

Please use this form

Please email or deliver to the Clerk's office, 65 Central Avenue, Third Floor.  Email: rangelo@hackensack.org 

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Employment Opportunities (Updated 7/26/16)

Hackensack Recreation is now accepting applications for Summer Camp Counselors for the 2016 Season.  Please pick up application at the Recreation Center at 116 Holt St. Hackensack, NJ.

Law Enforcement Examination Notification

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