Notice is hereby given that the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority of Camden, New Jersey is requesting proposals for RFP #2022-02 for Health and Safety Consulting Services. Copies of the Request of Proposal are available from the CCMUA, Contact Kathy Savidge, firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 856-583-1205 during regular business hours or vendors can register to download all documents from the Camden County website:
Proposals must be submitted to the CCMUA’s Purchasing Department, 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, N.J. 08104. Proposals are due no later than 11:00am on May 4, 2022 where they will be opened publicly via Zoom. The link to join the meeting remotely by video is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89559860475?pwd=czJ4QzRpUTloNXNzNXpIZ1plUDRKU T09 or you may join by dialing: 1 (929) 205-6099 and entering Meeting ID: 895 5986
0475 and Passcode: 801435.
A pre-proposal meeting has been scheduled for April 6, 2022 at 11:00am via Zoom. To join, by video, visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84918373823?pwd=eW9haHNiSlZsakdpMXg0ZzNqNTIwU T09 or you may join by dialing: 1 (929) 205-6099 and enter Meeting ID: 849 1837 3823
and Passcode: 051447.
Any proposals received after said date/time, 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.
It is recommended that each proposal be hand delivered to the CCMUA, 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, NJ. The CCMUA assumes no responsibility for delays in any form of carrier, mail or delivery service causing the proposal to be received at the CCMUA 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.
All proposers and their subcontractors competing for CCMUA contracts must provide a copy of their Business Registration Certificate at the time the proposal is submitted or should be registered prior to the proposal due date.
The proposal is being solicited through the “Fair and Open Process” provided by
N.J.S.A. 1944a-20.4 et seq.
Proposers are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1999, c. 238 (J.J.S.A.34:11-56.48 to 57), where applicable.
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).
Assistant Purchasing Agent March 30, 2022
CLARIFICATION #1 – QUESTIONS & ANSWERS:
Health and Safety Consulting Services at the Delaware #1 WPCF, Camden County MUA
The attention of all bidders is to be directed to the following Clarification to the Proposal documents
for the above referenced RFP.
The following Questions have been posed during the RFP process before the CCMUA and the Response is provided immediately following the question:
Q1: Workers’ Compensation Loss History – can 5 years of workers’ compensation loss data be provided in a data table to allow responders to better understand the historic workers’ compensation loss trends of the CCMUA? The data fields of interest include the employee work group/department code, NCCI cause of loss code, accident description and incurred loss value of claims. No employee identifying information is needed and should be removed.
A1: Yes, however the information will be provided to the consultant awarded the contract only.
Q2: Fleet Safety / Motor Vehicle Operations – should driver safety / fleet safety management be considered in the scope of work supported? If yes, can you provide information on the number of vehicles in use by CCMUA and automobile insurance loss runs or other auto loss data to provide a better understanding the exposure and loss history presented by motor vehicle use?
A2: Yes, however the information will be provided to the consultant awarded the contract only.
Q3: Industrial Hygiene Services – do you anticipate the consultant selected for this RFP will need to support industrial hygiene sampling? If yes, how many IH surveys do you anticipate annually and for what chemicals / hazards?
A3: Yes, however the information will be provided to the consultant awarded the contract only.
Q4: OSHA 10 / 30 hour Training Programs – listed as a desired credential is the ability to support certified OSHA 10 / 30 hour training. Please clarify if OSHA 10 / 30 hour training programs are anticipated during the contract period and the number of session projected.
A4: Yes, however the information will be provided to the consultant awarded the contract only.
CCMUA Asst. Purchasing Agent
April 19, 2022