7/18/2019 - Notices to Bidders, RFPs, RFQs, Employment and Volunteer Opportunities, Board Vacancies

Notices to Bidders, Requests for Proposals, Qualifications, Services and Quotes may be listed below. (Scroll Down)

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The City of Hackensack is always seeking members to volunteer for various boards and committees. 

Currently, there are vacancies on the following:

Veteran’s Board - 2 members

Zoning Board  - 1 Regular Member, 1 Alternate Member

Rent Stabilization Board  - 3 Alternates, 3 Regular Members (The members need to be either a landlord of a dwelling in Hackensack, or a person who is neither a landlord or a tenant)

Condo COOP Board – 4 members

Stigma Free Advisory Board – Seeking members


Inactive Boards Seeking Members:

Senior Citizens Advisory Board

Local Assistance Board

Please use this form

Please email or deliver to the Clerk's office, 65 Central Avenue, Third Floor.  Email: dkarlsson@hackensack.org

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City of Hackensack ~ Employment Opportunities

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR- CITY OF HACKENSACK, Bergen County. Full Time Position. 35 hours/week. Serves as the chief human resource administrator and is responsible for the overall human function in the municipality.  Directs and supervises activities of personnel units involved in maintaining liaison between the municipality and the NJ Department of Personnel in matters of personnel administration; coordinates personnel programs, policies, and practices for the employees; does other related duties. Must possess a Bachelor's Degree or may substitute experience with one year of experience being equal to 30 semester hours. Requires thorough knowledge of New Jersey Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations and experience with CAMPS. Five (5) years of supervisory personnel experience preferred. Salary D.O.Q. Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri:  apply@hackensackdpw.org

PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR – CITY OF HACKENSACK, Bergen County.  Full Time Position. Candidate must respond to telephone or other electronic requests for emergency assistance, including law enforcement, fire, medical, or other emergency services.  Dispatches appropriate units to response sites as required.  Must be able to obtain, verify and record details of the emergency with the use of video display, data processing, automatic number identification, automatic location identification, switching equipment and/or other computer-oriented equipment to make a full assessment of the circumstances, while remaining calm and reassuring the caller.  One (1) year of experience preferred.  Salary D.O.Q.  Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri:  apply@hackensackdpw.org

TRUCK DRIVERHACKENSACK CITY, Bergen CountyFull Time Position.  Under direction, drives a truck with a single or double axle to transport nonhazardous materials, equipment, or refuse; does other related work.  Receives written and/or oral assignments and drives trucks of varied types including trucks used for refuse and recycling collection, road maintenance and/or snow plowing and ice control work.  Applicant must possess one (1) year of experience in driving a truck with a single axle.  Appointees are required to possess a valid New Jersey CDL driver’s license, Class B at minimum with air break endorsement.  Salary D.O.Q. Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri:  apply@hackensackdpw.org

KEYBOARDING CLERK I- CITY OF HACKENSACK, Bergen County. Full Time Position. (Health Dept.) Salary Range: $25,000- $49,000.  Under close supervision, performs routine, repetitive clerical work involving the processing of documents in a variety of functions; does other related duties as required.  Receives applications, documents, forms and fees; screens, sorts and assembles this information for further processing.  Maintain records and files.  Provides general, routine information in person and over the telephone; refers complicated or non-routine inquiries to appropriate staff.  May assist in requisitioning, storing, and distributing office supplies. Knowledge of office routines, equipment, and practices after a period of training.  Ability to organize assigned clerical work and develop effective work methods.  Ability to work effectively with associates, superior officials, and members of the public concerned with the work of the department. Salary D.O.Q.  Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri:  apply@hackensackdpw.org

CITY TREASURER – CITY OF HACKENSACK, Bergen County.  Full Time Position.  The City of Hackensack seeks a full time financial professional to become an integral member of our Finance Department. Responsibilities include revenue coding and posting, developer escrow management, subsidiary ledger and general ledger posting, bank reconciliations, grant accounting, Parking Utility financial operations for both the Parking Operating and Parking Capital Funds, as well as special projects as needed. In addition, this position will be responsible for budget management and in assisting in the preparation and the annual budget. A bachelor’s degree and New Jersey CMFO certificate are preferred; completion of the CMFO courses on Current Fund Accounting, Capital Accounting and Utility Accounting are mandatory. A New Jersey QPA certificate is preferred; completion of courses in Public Purchasing I, II, and III are mandatory. A minimum of 3-5 years in municipal finance operations is a must, as is proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Edmunds financial software.   Salary D.O.Q.  Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri: apply@hackensackdpw.org

Now accepting applications for School Crossing Guards- If interested, please call The Hackensack Police Department, Traffic Division- 201-646-7736.

** In addition, please check the Civil Service website for open competitive listings. 

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 CITY OF HACKENSACK 

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE PROVISION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND EXTRAORDINARY INSPECIFICABLE SERVICES 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed Qualifications for Professional Services not subject to bidding pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5, will be received by the Clerk of the City of Hackensack. 

The Qualification Statement must be submitted to the City Clerk via mail or hand delivery at the Municipal Building, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, 07601, on or before Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. Qualifications Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or email. 

Proposals for the following Professional Services will be accepted: 

1. City Attorney; 

2. City Prosecutor; 

3. Alternate City Prosecutor; 

4. Public Defender/Conflict Public Defender; 

5. Labor Attorney; 

6. Bond Counsel; 

7. Tax Appeal Attorney; 

8. Tax Appeal Appraiser; 

9. General Municipal Engineer; 

10. Consulting Traffic Engineer; 

11. Consulting Environmental Engineer; 

12. Municipal Auditor and Financial Management Services; 

13. Redevelopment Attorney; 

14. Affordable Housing Counsel; 

15. City Planner/Architect 

16. Special Litigation Counsel; and 

17. Other Professional Services and Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services as the Council may deem appropriate to award pursuant to a “Fair and Open Process”. 


The Municipal Appointing Authority shall thereafter publicly select the Professional for the position so advertised which shall thereafter be confirmed or approved as required by Law or Ordinance. 

Request for Qualifications may be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office or on our Website: www.Hackensack.org. 

Monica Villafana/QPA 

2019 RFQ's for Various Professional Services

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THE CITY OF HACKENSACK 
BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE SOLICIATION OF
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
GRANTS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

The City of Hackensack is soliciting Proposals from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the
professional service listed. Through a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) process, persons and/or firms interested
in assisting the City of Hackensack with provision of such service must prepare and submit a Proposal in
accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFPs. The City of Hackensack will review Proposals only
from those firms that submit a Proposal which includes all the information required. The City of Hackensack
intends to qualify (a) persons and/or firm that (a) possess the professional, financial, and administrative
capabilities to provide the proposed service, and (b) agree and meet the terms and conditions determined by
the City of Hackensack that provide the greatest benefit to the Taxpayers of the City of Hackensack.

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., however. The City of Hackensack has structured a procurement process that seeks to
obtain the desired results, while establishing a competitive process, to assure that each person and/or firm
provided an equal opportunity to submit a Proposal in response to the RFP. The factors to be considered by
the City of Hackensack include, but are not limited to: (i) experience and reputation in the profession; (ii)
knowledge of the subject matter to be addressed under contract; (iii) availability to accommodate any required
meetings of the City of Hackensack; (iv) any other factors demonstrated to be in the best interest of the City
of Hackensack.

Instruction and Proposal documents may be obtained at the Office of the City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue 3rd,
Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. prevailing time Monday
thru Friday, excluding legal Holidays or maybe downloaded from the city website www.hackensack.org. The
City of Hackensack WILL NOT mail instruction and qualification documents. Sealed Proposals must be
submitted to, and be received by, Ms. Deborah Karlsson, City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack,
NJ 07601 on or before 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019. Respondents are instructed to label the outside
of the sealed envelope or sealed package to the effect that the enclosure consists of a Proposal in response to
this request for the Professional Service. Proposals will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or email.

Monica Villafana, QPA

Grant Management Consultant PDF

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THE CITY OF HACKENSACK
BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE SOLICIATION OF
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR
PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANT


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the City of Hackensack is soliciting Sealed Proposals from interested
persons and/or firms for the provision of the professional service listed in accordance with the “fair and open
process” pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5, et seq. Through a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) process, persons
and/or firms interested in assisting the City of Hackensack with provision of such service must prepare and
submit a Proposal in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFPs. The City of Hackensack will
review Proposals only from those firms that submit a Proposal which includes all the information required.
The City of Hackensack intends to qualify (a) persons and/or firm that (a) possess the professional, financial,
and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed service, and (b) agree and meet the terms and conditions
determined by the City of Hackensack that provide the greatest benefit to the Taxpayers of the City of
Hackensack.


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., however. The City of Hackensack has structured a procurement process that seeks to
obtain the desired results, while establishing a competitive process, to assure that each person and/or firm
provided an equal opportunity to submit a Proposal in response to the RFP. The factors to be considered by
the City of Hackensack include, but are not limited to: (i) experience and reputation in the profession; (ii)
knowledge of the subject matter to be addressed under contract; (iii) availability to accommodate any required
meetings of the City of Hackensack; (iv) any other factors demonstrated to be in the best interest of the City
of Hackensack.


Instruction and Proposal documents may be obtained at the Office of the City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue 3rd,
Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. prevailing time Monday
thru Friday, excluding legal Holidays or maybe downloaded from the city website www.hackensack.org. The
City of Hackensack WILL NOT mail instruction and qualification documents. Sealed Proposals must be
submitted to, and be received by, Ms. Deborah Karlsson, City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack,
N.J. 07601 on or before 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019. Respondents are instructed to label the outside
of the sealed envelope or sealed package to the effect that the enclosure consists of a Proposal in response to
this request for the Professional Service. Proposals will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or email.

Monica Villafana, QPA

Public Relations Consultant RFP

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CITY OF HACKENSACK

NOTICE

The Rent Stabilization Board Meeting for the City of Hackensack on

Tuesday, July 09, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. has been RESCHEDULED for

                                    Date:                Tuesday, July 23, 2019

                                    Time:               7:00 P.M.

                                    Location:         City Hall Council Chambers

            65 Central Avenue, Third Floor

            Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

 

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

City of Hackensack

Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Hackensack, City Clerk’s Office, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey, 07601, Friday, August 02, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. prevailing time, then publicly opened and read aloud for:

 

            REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF CATCH BASINS WITHIN

THE CITY OF HACKENSACK

 

Specifications for the above may be obtained at the Office of the City Clerk, 65 Central Avenue, 3rd Floor, Hackensack, New Jersey between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., prevailing time, Monday through Friday, excluding legal Holidays. The City of Hackensack WILL NOT mail Bid Specifications. All Specifications shall be obtained in person.

 

TRIPILCATE copies of Bids shall be placed in a sealed envelope and the envelope shall be clearly marked: 

(1 stamped “ORIGINAL” & 2 stamped “COPY”)

 

REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF CATCH BASINS WITHIN THE CITY OF HACKENSACK”

 

Bidders are required to comply with requirements of P.L. 1975, c 127. Copy of Contractors Registration Certificate or a copy of application of such Certificate must be presented with submitted Bid, if not, Bid will be rejected.

 

Bidder must include in Bid package:

1) Certificate of Employee Information Report

2) Letter of Federal Approval, or

3) Complete Form AA 302

 

The City of Hackensack requires Public Works Contractors and Subcontractors to comply with recent legislation, PL 1999, C238 “The Public Works Contactor Registration Act”, by submitting their Certificate (or their application of said Certificate, if a Certificate has not yet been issued), the City of Hackensack requires a copy of the Contractor’s application for certificate.

 

The City of Hackensack reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, and to accept the one that is in its judgment, will be in the best interest of the City of Hackensack.

 

Bidder shall submit Bid with a Consent of Surety and a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond, in the amount of not less than ten (10%) percent of the amount Bid, not to exceed $20,000.00 made payable to the City of Hackensack. Such Bid guarantee shall be refunded to all but bottom three apparent Lowest Responsible Bidders and will be returned, unless otherwise requested by the Bidder, within ten (10) days after the opening of the Bids. Within 3 days after the awarding and signing of the contract and the approval of the Contractor’s Performance and Payment Bond, the Bid Security of the remaining unsuccessful Bidders will be returned.

 

City of Hackensack

                                                                                                Monica Villafana, QPA