RFP 19-36 – Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Professional Services – Licensed Attorney – Special Counsel – OPRA Attorney

RFP 19-36




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Purchasing Department, for the City of Hoboken, Hudson County, State of New Jersey on December 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.prevailing time at Hoboken City Hall, Office of the Clerk, 94 Washington Street, NJ 07030:


DESCRIPTION:  RFP– 19 - 36 – Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Professional Services – Licensed Attorney – Special Counsel – OPRA Attorney– Term: January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020


The City of Hoboken is requesting Qualifications from qualified firms to provide legal guidance to the City regarding Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) Requests in the form of legal representation in OPRA litigation matters, GRC representation, and internal legal opinions as to the disclosure requirements of documents when requested, in accordance with the specifications or City approved equivalent. The maximum hourly rate is$150.00/hour for attorneys, $50.00/hour for paralegals, and $20.00/hour for support staff.  


Specification and other RFQ information may be obtained at the Purchasing Department, Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington Street,Hoboken, NJ 07030, during regular business hours (9:00 am to 4:00 pm), tel:(201) 420-2000 ext. 1400 or send your request via email below.


The City reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive informalities or irregularities in the proposals received and to accept the proposal in the best interest of the City.


Vendors are required to comply, where applicable, with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq.,

N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq., New Jersey Statutes Title 19 Fair and Open Process, the City of Hoboken Chapter 20A Fair and Open Process,and all other applicable laws.

Email: purchasing@hobokennj.gov


ALB. Dineros, QPA

Qualified Purchasing Agent

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