Notice is hereby given that the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority of Camden, New Jersey is requesting proposals for providing value engineering services associated with the design of a sludge digestion and combined heat and power facility at the CCMUA’s 80 MGD wastewater treatment facility in Camden City. Copies of the Request of Proposal are available in the CCMUA Engineering Dept, 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, N.J. Phone Jim Costello, jim@ccmua.org or 856-583-1232 during regular business hours or vendors can register to download all documents from the Camden County website:http://www.camdencounty.com/government/offices-departments/division-purchasing

Proposals must be submitted to the CCMUA’s Engineering Department, 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, N.J. 08104 Proposals are scheduled to be opened on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Any proposals received after said opening, whether by mail or otherwise will be returned unopened. No proposals will be accepted after the above referenced date. Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes with the name of the RFP clearly marked on the outside of the envelope. Proposals may not be e-mailed, faxed or transmitted over the telephone.

A pre-proposal meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 2:00pm.

It is recommended that each proposal be hand delivered to the Engineering Department. The CCMUA assumes no responsibility for delays in any form of carrier, mail or delivery service causing the proposal to be received at the Engineering Dept later than the above-referenced scheduled opening.

Nothing herein is intended to exclude any responsible firm or in any way restrain or restrict competition. All responsible firms are encouraged to submit proposals.

The CCMUA Board of Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals submitted in the best interest of the CCMUA 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 CCMUA.

Proposers are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c. 127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27) and N.J.S.A. 10:5-31.

This Request For Proposals does not constitute a bid and is intended solely to obtain competitive proposals from which the CCMUA may choose contractor(s) that best meet(s) its needs. It is the intent of the CCMUA that no statutory, regulatory, or common law bidding requirement apply to this Request For Proposals. The CCMUA intends to award any contract(s) for these services pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i).