RFP #2020-11 for Provision of General Engineering Services related to the CCMUA’s Combined Sewer Overflow Requirements

Notice is hereby given that the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority of Camden, New Jersey is requesting proposals for RFP #2020-11 for provision of General Engineering Services related to the CCMUA’s Combined Sewer Overflow requirements.  Copies of the Request of Proposal are available  from the CCMUA, Contact Kathy Savidge, kathys@ccmua.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, 1645 Ferry Avenue, Camden, N.J. 08104.  Proposals are due no later than 11:00 AM on September 3, 2020 and will be opened publicly at 11:15am via Zoom. The link to join the meeting remotely by video is:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88673340863?pwd=MGFyWGNmWVA4S0pJTHZ6WXdBc25Xdz09  or you may join by phone, dial : (1)301-715-8592.    Enter  Meeting ID: 886 7334 0863 and Password: 775157.   Any proposals received after 11:00am on September 3, 2020, whether by mail or otherwise, will be returned unopened.  No proposals will be accepted after the above referenced date/time.   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 July 29, 2020 at 11:00 am via Zoom.  To join, by video, visit:    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86247456105?pwd=SmNVSi82VlFwZnl5OW92M21CaG9UZz09 or by phone, dial:  (1) 301-715-8592.  Enter Meeting ID: 862 4745 6105 and Password: 722142.

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 CCMUAlater 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). 

Kathy Savidge

Assistant Purchasing Agent

July 17, 2020