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Borough of Fort Lee - Request for Qualifications

exterior of Borough HallBOROUGH OF FORT LEE
Request for Qualifications

The Borough of Fort Lee (the “Borough”) is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the services listed below. Through a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of such services must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in any particular RFQ.

The Borough will review Qualification Statements only from those firms that submit a Qualification Statement which includes all the information required to be included as described (in the sole judgment of the Borough). The Borough intends to qualify a person(s) and/or firm(s) that (a) possesses  the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) agrees and meets the terms and conditions determined by the Borough that provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of the Borough.

The selection of Qualified Respondents is not subject to the bidding 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 (the “Law”), N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq., however. The Borough has structured a procurement process that seeks to obtain the desired results, while establishing a “fair and open” process under the Law, to assure that each person and/or firm is provided an equal opportunity to submit a Qualification Statement in response to the RFQ.

Qualification Statements must be submitted to, and be received by, Mr. Neil Grant, Borough Clerk, Office of the Borough Clerk, 309 Main Street, Fort Lee, N.J. 07024-4799 on or before 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012 They will be publicly opened on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail.


1.  Borough Attorney
2.  Labor Attorney
3.  Borough Auditor
4.  Bond Counsel
5.  Borough Engineer
6.  Building Department/Fire Prevention Bureau Accountant
7.  Municipal Court/Police Department/Office of Economic Development Accountant
8.  Tax Counsel
9.  Borough Risk Manager
10. Health Benefits Consultant
11. Traffic Engineer
12. Purchasing Consultant
13. Special/Conflict Counsel
14. Borough Planner
15. Rent Leveling Board Attorney

The Instructions for Qualification Statements are filed in the office of the Borough Clerk, and may be inspected by prospective respondents during regular business hours beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

Qualification Statements must be submitted in the manner designated in the Instructions, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing name and address of the bidder and the name of the work on the outside, addressed to the Borough.


Neil Grant
Borough Clerk


Borough of Fort Lee, New Jersey
Borough Hall • 309 Main Street • Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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