CITY OF HOBOKEN
NOTICE TO VENDORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed Qualifications will be received by the Purchasing Department, for the City of Hoboken, Hudson County, State of New Jersey on December 22, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. prevailing time at Hoboken City Hall, Office of the Clerk, 94 Washington Street, NJ 07030:
DESCRIPTION: RFP 22 – 20 - RFQ – Professional Services – Licensed Attorney – Municipal Public Defender – Term: January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023
The City of Hoboken is requesting proposals from qualified attorneys to provide legal representation as Municipal Public Defender in accordance with the specifications or City approved equivalent and N.J.S.A. 2B:24-4. The City reserves the right to qualify multiple Municipal Public Defenders, one of which shall be appointed as Chief Municipal Public Defender. Appointees shall be considered per diem non- employees and shall be entitled to $350.00 per court session in lieu of any and all other fees and benefits. Each session runs, on average, from two (2) to five (5) hours. For matters that require a briefing package prepared for the court by public defenders a fee of $100 may be invoiced to the City with prior written approval from the Chief Public Defender. The Chief Municipal Public Defender shall be responsible for scheduling the court sessions of each Municipal Public Defender and other ancillary matters. The Chief Municipal Public Defender will receive a stipend of two court sessions per month for performing these responsibilities.
Specification and other RFQ information may be obtained from the Purchasing Department, Hoboken City Hall or by sending a request to the email address below.
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.
Jennifer Mastropietro, QPA