RFP For Special Planner - Affordable Housing

Notice of the Township of Bordentown

In Solicitation of a

Professional Services Agreement

for Special Planner – Affordable Housing 

The Township of Bordentown is seeking proposals for the above services for the period December 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016 (thirteen months). 

All applicants must submit six (6) copies of their proposals to Colleen M. Eckert, Township Clerk, One Municipal Drive, Bordentown, New Jersey, by 4:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on November 12, 2015.  The Municipal Clerk will open all proposals submitted on November 13, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in the Municipal Clerk’s Office of the Municipal Building, 1 Municipal Drive, Bordentown, NJ  08505.

The front exterior of the proposal’s transmitting container or packaging must clearly be marked with the words “Proposed PSA for Special Planner – Affordable Housing, Township of Bordentown”.

Information to be addressed by the proposals:

Applicants should, please, refer to the portion of this notice found immediately below entitled Professional Services Agreements – 2015 Award Criteria. There, applicants will find the information that is required of applicants and that applicants must address completely.  Proposals that, upon Township receipt and review, fail to address all Award Criteria completely shall receive no further consideration.

Professional Services Agreements – 2015 Award Criteria

     Criteria 1: Qualifications

The applicant must specify the qualifications that the applicant asserts would address the services required.  The qualifications would include, but not necessarily be limited to, education, advanced academic credentials, certifications, licenses, awards, formal recognitions, and affiliations.

     Criteria 2: General Experience

The applicant must provide evidence of general experience in performing the required services.

     Criteria 3: Specific Experience

The applicant must, to any specific extent possible, provide the applicant’s direct experience in performing the required services for the Township of Bordentown.   

     Criteria 4:  Quantified Achievement:

The applicant must provide a brief synopsis of the most significant achievement attained by the applicant within the scope and nature of the services required.  The result of the achievement must be quantifiably demonstrated, and the applicant must explain the significance of the achievement.

     Criteria 5: Compensation

The applicant must propose compensation for the services required in the form of a complete hourly rate schedule to cover all services necessary for the preparation of an affordable housing plan, adoption by the Planning Board and Township Committee, and submission to, and approval by,  the NJ Superior Court, in accordance with current NJ Supreme Court Ruling.

     Criteria 6: References

The applicant must provide three professional or business related sources of reference and two personal sources of reference.

If awarded a contract, your company/firm shall be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.