Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority



The Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority (the “Authority”) is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of listed services for 2020. Inclusion of a position in this notice, however, does not constitute a warranty that the Authority will fill the position at this time or through this process. Through a Request for Qualification process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Authority with the provision of such services must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFQs. The Authority will review Qualification Statements only from those firms that submit a Qualification Statement which includes all the information required to be included as described (in the sole judgment of the Authority). The Authority intends to qualify persons and/or firms that (a) possess the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) will agree to work under the compensation terms and conditions determined by the Authority to provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of Bergen County.

The selection of Qualified Respondents is not subject to the provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.   The selection is subject to the “New Jersey Local Unit Pay-to-Play” Law, N.J.S.A.   19:44A-20.4 et seq. and its disclosure requirements. The selection is also subject to the “Equal Employment Opportunity” N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and its implementing regulations at N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1 et. seq. The Authority has structured a procurement process that seeks to obtain the desired results described above, while establishing a competitive process to assure that each person and/or firm is provided an equal opportunity to submit a Qualification Statement in response to the RFQ. Qualification Statements will be evaluated in accordance with the criteria set forth within each RFQ, which will be applied in the same manner to each Qualification Statement received.

Qualification Statements must be submitted to, and received by the Authority Secretary, 30 Wyckoff Avenue at Authority Drive, P.O. Box 255, Waldwick, NJ 07463, before 10:30 a.m. on January 28, 2020. Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail. The responses will be publicly opened and announced at 10:30 a.m. on January 28, 2020, in the Authority’s office. The Authority is requesting Proposals for the position of:

  • Auditor
  • Legal Services
  • Bond Counsel
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer for 2021 Service Charges
  • JIF Risk Manager
  • Grants Consulting Services

The Instructions for Qualification Statements may be inspected or picked up by prospective respondents from the office of the Authority Secretary, 30 Wyckoff Avenue at Authority Drive, P.O. Box 255, Waldwick, NJ 07463, during regular business hours, beginning January 10, 2020 or may be found on the Authority website

Alison Gordon, Secretary

January 10, 2020

RFQ Auditor 2020

RFQ Legal Services 2020

RFQ Bond Services 2020

RFQ Consulting Engineer 2020

RFQ Consulting Engineer for 2021 Service Charges

RFQ JIF Risk Manager 2020

RFQ Grants Consulting Services 2020

Forms to be included with RFQ submittal:

September 18, 2020
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Starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the NBCUA will be closed to the public. If you have any questions please call 201.447.2660. Thank you