Notice is hereby given that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County Burlington County within calendar years 2014-2016 for of Burlington, New Jersey, is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) requesting responses from qualified survey companies, duly licensed and in good standing in the State of New Jersey, for the purpose of creating a pool for use by the various departments within the land survey review purposes (not general surveying work). Responders must be familiar with requirements for survey preparation under the State Farmland Preservation and Green Acres Programs. Responders must be capable of providing land survey review services for the County’s Open Space and Farmland land preservation program and projects which may be assigned through other County departments.
Specifications as to required experience, knowledge and relevant qualifications are contained in the RFQ.
Copies of the Request for Qualification form are available on the Burlington County website http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/Legal or, upon request, at the Burlington County Solicitor’s Office, 49 Rancocas Road, P.O. Box 6000, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060. All interested qualified candidates are encouraged to download the RFQ from the website. Questions regarding the RFQ should be directed in writing to Jeffrey N. Rabin, Senior Assistant Solicitor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Responses must be submitted to the Burlington County Solicitor’s Office, 49 Rancocas Road, P.O. Box 6000, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060 on or before the date of the RFQ opening Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 1:00 PM. Any responses received after said opening, whether by mail or otherwise will be returned unopened. No responses will be accepted after the above referenced date. Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes with the name of the RFQ clearly marked on the outside of the envelope. Responses may not be e-mailed, faxed or transmitted over the telephone.
It is recommended that each response be hand delivered to the Solicitor’s Office. The County assumes no responsibility for delays in any form of carrier, mail or delivery service causing the proposal to be received at the Solicitor’s Office later than the above-referenced scheduled opening. Nothing herein is intended to exclude any responsible qualified professionals or in any way restrain or restrict competition. All responsible qualified professionals are encouraged to submit proposals.
The Board of Chosen Freeholders reserves the right to accept or reject any or all responses submitted in the best interest of the County and the Board further reserves the right to waive any defect or informality in any proposal should it be in the best interest of the County.
Responders to the RFQ are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 and submit a Conflict of Interest Certification.
This Request for Qualifications does not constitute a bid and is intended solely to obtain competitive responses from which the County may create a pool of eligible contractors to perform services as needed. It is the County's intent that no statutory, regulatory, or common law bidding requirement apply to this Request for Qualifications. The County intends to award any contracts for these services pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i) and any other appropriate statute(s) and or regulation(s).