The City of Linden (the “City”) is soliciting Proposals (each, a “Proposal”) in response to this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) from qualified vendors for the construction and maintenance of electric vehicle (“EV”) charging stations on City-owned properties and rights-of-way and the implementation of a full-scale EV charging program for the City through a turn-key solution, as more fully described in the RFP. The RFP is available in hard copy for a fee of $50.00 at the Office of the Purchasing Agent, 3rd floor, City Hall, 301 N. Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. The RFP will be available at the Purchasing Agent’s office on April 30, 2021 at 1pm. and thereafter on weekdays between the hours of 9am to 4:30pm, telephone number 908-474-8444. The RFP is also available in pdf format to be sent via email for a fee of $20.00 if request for same is made by sending the request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sealed Proposals must be received by Ann Marie Whelan, Purchasing Agent, at City Hall, 301 N. Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036 Planning Board Room #215, by no later than 2pm., prevailing time, on June 16, 2021. Any Proposal received after this deadline will be returned unopened to the entity.
Proposals must be made in accordance with the requirements of the RFP and must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name of the procurement and the name and address of the Respondent on the outside, addressed to the City. Each Respondent must submit its Proposal through five (5) hard copies, via tabbed binders, including one (1) original and four (4) copies, one (1) digital copy on a USB flash drive, and one (1) electronic copy via email to Ann Marie Whelan at email@example.com, with a copy to Bhavini Doshi, Esq. at firstname.lastname@example.org and Jerry Prevete at JPrevete@Pennoni.com.
The City reserves its right to reject all Proposals and determine that it will not award any contracts in response to the RFP, in accordance with applicable law. Proposals to this RFP are being solicited through a competitive contracting process in accordance with the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.1 et seq. (the “LCPL”) to award a contract for “Concessions” pursuant to the LCPL at N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.1(j).
This RFP requires Respondents, and as applicable, their subcontractors, to adhere to the requirements applicable to public works contracts such as the Prevailing Wage Act (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et seq.); the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48); the Business Registration Act (N.J.S.A. 52:32-44); the Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations, (N.J.S.A. 10:2-1 et seq., N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-3.7 and 3.8), the Americans With Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 12101), the New Jersey Local Unit Pay-to-Play Law (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq.) and the New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditure Reporting Act (N.J.S.A. 19:44A-1 et seq.).