• Request for Qualifications
    The Board of Education for the Special Services School District in the County of Bergen (Board) is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of listed services. Inclusion of a position in this notice, however, does not constitute a warranty that the Board will fill the position at this time or through this process. Through a Request for Qualification process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Board with the provision of such services must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFQs. The Board 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 Board). The Board intends to select (a) person(s) and/or firm(s) that (a) possess(es) the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) agrees and meets the terms and conditions determined by the Board that provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of County of Bergen.
    The selection of Qualified Respondents is not subject to the provisions of the Public School Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq. The selection is, however, subject to the “New Jersey Pay-to-Play” Law, N.J.S.A. P.L. 2005c.27 NJSA 40A:11-51 et seq. The Board 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 is provided an equal opportunity to submit a Qualification Statement in response to the RFQ.
    Qualification Statements must be submitted to, and received by the Board Secretary or designee, Bergen County Special Services School District, 540 Farview Avenue, Room 2300, Paramus, NJ 07652, before 10:00 a.m. on the DUE DATE listed in the table below. Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail. The responses will be announced on the date listed in the detailed position sheet (for details, click on the position title below). The Board is requesting Qualification Statements for the following positions:

     

     

     Date Available

    Position

    Due Date

    June 7, 2019

    Architectural Services

    July 2, 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Auditing/Financial Advisor Services

    July 2, 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Construction Management Services

    July 2, 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Engineering Services

    July 2, 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Insurance Consultant and Broker of Record

    July 2, 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Legal Services – Special Counsel for Personnel Matters and/or for Matters to which the Board Attorney Possesses a Conflict of Interest

    July 2, 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Legal Services – Board Attorney

    July 2, 2019

    June 7, 2019

    Medical Services/School Physician

    July 2, 2019

     

  • The Instructions for Qualification Statements may be inspected on this page, or picked up in person by prospective respondents from the office of the Board Secretary, 540 Farview Avenue, Room 2300, Paramus, NJ 07652, during regular business hours.
    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, and addressed to the Board Secretary.