In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (Chapter 231 P.L. 1975), the regular meetings of the Bogota Public Library Board of Trustees for 2023 will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center.
Monday, January 9, 2023
Monday, February 13, 2023
Monday, March 13, 2023
Monday, April 10, 2023
Monday, May 8, 2023
Monday, June 12, 2023
Monday, September 11, 2023
TUESDAY, October 10, 2023
Monday, November 13, 2023
Monday, December 11, 2023
All Board meetings are open to the public.
BOROUGH OF BOGOTA
FAIR AND OPEN
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR YEAR 2023
I. Notice of Request for Qualifications Statement
The Borough of Bogota (“Borough”) is soliciting qualification statements from interested persons and/or firms for awarding contracts, in year 2023, for the provision of the services listed below, by a Request for Qualification Process (“RFQ”). Individual persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Borough with the provision of these services must prepare and submit a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure in the RFQs. The Borough will review Qualification Statements only from those persons or firms that submit a Qualification Statement that includes substantially all the information required to be included as described, in the sole judgment of the Borough’s Mayor and Council.
The Borough intends to qualify person(s) and/or firm(s) that: (a) possess(es) the professional, financial, and administrative familiarity with the Borough, experience, training, and capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) agrees and meets the terms and conditions determined by the Borough that provides the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of Bogota.
The selection of qualified respondents is not subject to the public bidding or competitive contracting provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, NJSA 40A:11-1 et seq. The selection is, however, subject to the fair and open process authorized by the “New Jersey Local Unit Pay to Play” Law, NJSA 19:44A-20.4 et seq. The Borough 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 is provided an equal opportunity to submit a Qualification Statement in response to RFQ.
Qualification Statements must be submitted to and be received by Yenlys F. Bolivard, Acting Clerk, at the Office of the Clerk, 375 Larch Avenue, Bogota, N.J. 07603, on or before 12:30 PM on Friday, December 16, 2022, Qualification Statements will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail. The responses will be opened at 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 20, 2022, in the Clerk’s office, for review by the Mayor and Council.
Alternate Prosecutor Financial Advisor
Bond Counsel Planning/Zoning Board Attorney
Borough Architect Planning /Zoning Board Engineer
Borough Attorney Public Defender
Borough Auditor Risk Management Consultant
Borough Engineer Software & Hardware Computer Support Svcs.
Borough Labor Attorney Tax Appeal Appraiser
Borough Planner Webmaster
II. Instructions for Qualifications Statement and Criteria
Two copies of the qualification statement must be submitted in the manner designated in the instructions, and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing name and address of the person and or firm submitting the statement bidder and the name of the work on the outside, addressed to the Borough of Bogota.
Qualification statements shall demonstrate the following:
A. Experience and reputation of the person/firm in the field;
B. Training and licensing of the person/firm;
C. Availability to accommodate the needs of the Borough’s meeting schedule;
D. Knowledge of the Borough’s needs and history and the subject matter to be
addressed under the contract.
E. Annual fee or hourly rate for principal and associate employees. And include reduced rate for OPRA request.
The Borough’s Mayor and Council reserve the right to select qualified contractors in their sole discretion, which shall be exercised in accordance with their sole judgment as to the public interest. Those responding to the RFQ are required to comply with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq., if applicable.
BOROUGH OF BOGOTA
The Official Holidays for 2023
Monday-13-February Lincoln’s Birthday
Monday-20-February Presidents’ Day
Friday -7-April Good Friday
Monday-29- May Memorial Day
Tuesday-4-July Independence Day
Monday-4- September Labor Day
Monday-9- October Columbus Day
Monday-13- November Veteran’s Day
Thursday-23- November Thanksgiving
Friday-24- November Day after Thanksgiving
Monday-25-December 25 Christmas
8:30a - 5:15p
BOROUGH OF BOGOTA
Schedule of Council Meeting for 2023
In the Second Floor Senior Center
-2-February, 16-February, 23-February (Budget meeting)
-9-November**(NJLOM State Convention)
-2-December* (Fire Chief’s Annual Selection Meeting at 7:00p)