Competitive Contract Request for Proposals
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Rockaway Township Division at 65 Mount Hope Road, Rockaway NJ 07866 in accord with NJSA 40A:11-4.1 for Licensed Water Operator Services on November 14, 2023 by 10:00 AM prevailing time.
It is the vendor’s responsibility to ensure that proposals are delivered by the submission deadline. Any proposals received after the date and time above will not be considered, regardless of the method of delivery.
Proposal information may be obtained on the township website: https://www.rockawaytownship.org/Bids.aspx, or from the Division of Purchasing at 65 Mount Hope Road, Rockaway NJ 07866. Questions are to be sent in email to . Vendors are to provide in a sealed envelope one (1) proposal marked “Original”, and one proposal clearly marked “Copy”.
Vendors are required to comply with NJSA 10:5-31 et seq., NJAC 17:27 et seq.
Rockaway Township will award this competitive contract in accord with price and other factors as outlined within NJSA 40A:11-4.1 et. Seq. and NJAC 5:34-4.1 et. Seq.
In accord with NJSA 40A:11-4.4(d) the summary report of evaluation will be posted on the township procurement website, https://www.rockawaytownship.org/Bids.aspx, at least 48 hours prior to governing body award.
This proposal is being advertised in accordance with the “Fair and Open basis” and nothing further will be required under the Pay-to-Play legislation (NJSA 19:44A-20.7)
All disputes arising under this agreement shall be submitted to a process of resolution pursuant to alternative dispute resolution practice, specifically non-binding arbitration, pursuant to industry standards, prior to being submitted to a court for adjudication.
All costs payable to the mediator or arbitrator(s) shall be paid exclusively by the contractor. Owner shall bear none of the alternative dispute resolution costs. Any alternative dispute resolution shall be conducted at the Rockaway Township Municipal Building, 65 Mount Hope Road, Rockaway NJ 07866.
Nothing in this Article shall prevent the Owner from seeking injunctive or declaratory relief in court at any time. The alternative dispute resolution practices require by this Article shall not apply to disputes concerning the bid solicitation or award process, or to the formation of contracts or subcontracts to be entered into.
The joinder of parties to any dispute hereunder shall be governed by the provision of P.L. 1997, c.371.