Fair and Open Contract Notices
EAST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP
UPDATED NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
CLARIFICATIONS OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC PROCEDURES
APRIL 21, 2020
NOTICE is hereby given that sealed Proposals for: EMERGENCY MEDICAL/AMBULANCE SERVICES, in accordance with the Competitive Contracting process, will be received by the East Windsor Township Municipal Clerk on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the East Windsor Municipal Building, 16 Lanning Boulevard, East Windsor, at which time the names of all the vendors and the price of their respective proposals will be announced in public.
All are encouraged to submit proposals via overnight delivery or drop-off on or before proposal date and time. Due to the Municipal Building being closed to the public, hand delivered packages can be deposited 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in the secure drop mail box in the front of the Municipal Building, or left in the front door vestibule area. In adherence to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for the handling of delivered documents by Township employees, the Township discourages hand delivery of proposals on the day of the proposal opening.
All persons wishing to attend the public in-person proposal opening must abide by the CDC and New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) guidelines concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, all participants will only be permitted access to the Municipal Building if their mouth and nose are covered at all times with a mask or cloth covering, wearing gloves, and while inside the Municipal Building, must maintain a minimum of six feet separation from other attendees. Masks and/or gloves will be provided to any attendee who needs one.
Submitters who cannot or do not wish to attend the proposal opening in-person can listen to a live broadcast of the bid opening via teleconference. The teleconference can be accessed on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 12p.m. by calling (712) 770-8097, conference code: 994584. Following the conclusion of the proposal opening, all proposals received by the Township will be posted on the Township’s website, www.east-windsor.nj.us, no later than 4:30pm on Thursday, April 23, 2020.
Proposal opening in-person attendees who wish to review the submitted proposals following the conclusion of the proposal opening will be allowed to do so, one person at a time.
All proposals must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, or bond in the amount of 10% of the total price proposed, but not in excess of $20,000. Proposals must be in a sealed envelope addressed to the “EAST WINDSOR MUNICIPAL CLERK” and clearly marked on the outside: EMERGENCY MEDICAL/AMBULANCE SERVICES
All submissions must meet equal employment opportunity and affirmative action requirements of PL 1975, C 127 (N.J.S.A. 10:5-31), and shall include a statement of corporate ownership in accordance with PL 1977, C 33 (N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2).
The Township of East Windsor reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive informalities as the interest of the Township may require.
By order of the Township Council of the Township of East Windsor, Mercer County, New Jersey.
JANICE S. MIRONOV, Mayor
Municipal Clerk’s Office
Date: April 21, 2020
EAST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
OUTDOOR ART INSTALLATION - GATEWAY TO EAST WINDSOR
The Township of East Windsor in Mercer County, New Jersey is requesting proposals for an outdoor art installation to be located on Township public property at the intersection of Route 130 and Route 33. The art installation should provide an attractive and memorable entry point into our Township and have a connection to our community. There are no specific requirements for materials, style or form, but the proposed installation should be (a) an original work of art, (b) sufficiently large to be visible to vehicle traffic on both Route 130 and Route 33, and (c) sufficiently durable for an outdoor installation. It is anticipated that $10,000 or more will be available through sponsorship from the local business community and a matching grant could be sought through the National Endowment for the Arts or other organizations. Donated or loaned installations will also be happily considered.
Please see the attached request for proposals for additional details, including the process for making submissions. If you believe this request for proposal may be of interest to any of your colleagues, please feel free to forward on.
Initial indications of interest are requested by May 30, 2020. Proposals must be submitted by September 30, 2020 to the Municipal Clerk’s Office by email to email@example.com (please include “Outdoor Art Installation” in the subject line) or in person at the East Windsor Township Municipal Building, 16 Lanning Boulevard, East Windsor, New Jersey 08520.
For questions or to request additional copies of the Request for Proposals, contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office at (609) 443-4000 ext. 237 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposals are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 et seq.
JANICE S. MIRONOV, Mayor
KELLY LETTERA, Municipal Clerk
Date: March 5, 2020