NOTICE TO VENDORS
To all interested parties, please be advised that the City of Jersey City, a municipal corporation of the State of New Jersey, will be accepting Proposals in response to this request for proposals for the following services:
RFP: Bike Share Services
Sealed Proposals must be received no later than 11:00 AM on July 21, 2020.
Proposals will be received, opened and read in public by the Acting Purchasing Agent at 394 Central Avenue, Third Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307.
Contract Documents, Specifications, and RFP Forms may be downloaded by going on-line to www.bidsync.com.
Prospective bidders must download RFP specifications and all addenda from www.Bidsync.com. Failure to download RFP specifications and acknowledge receipt of addenda shall result in RFP rejection.
Questions by prospective bidders concerning this RFP must be done on-line at www.bidsync.com.
Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C.17:27. Full requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs are incorporated herein by reference and may be obtained with Proposal Form. Bidders are also required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 2004, c.57(N.J.S.A. 52:32-44) which includes the requirement that contractors provide copies of their Business Registration Certificates issued by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, as well as other provisions as listed in the Contract Documents.
COVID-19ADVISORY - ONLINE BID RECEPTIONS/PURCHASING LOCKBOX
In an effort to adhere to social distancing protocols and best practices imposed by City and State authorities, the City of Jersey City has canceled all public meetings and closed non-essential services as of March 16, 2020 until further notice. As a result, all bid receptions will be held virtually as video conferences with public access. Links to the online bid receptions appear on the City of Jersey City website at:
Bids may be sent by U.S. certified mail return receipt requested, or may besent by private courier service to a dedicated lockbox located in the lobby of 394 Central Avenue, Jersey City. Mail bids to: Raquel Tosado, Acting Purchasing Agent, QPA, Division of Purchasing, 394 Central Avenue, Third Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07307. Proposals forwarded by facsimile or e‑mail will not be accepted. Bids sent by mail or courier service must be received by the Acting Purchasing Agent no later than 4:00 P.M. on the last City business day before the day of the bid reception or no later than 11:00 A.M. on the day of the bid reception. Mail/Courier services need to be instructed to hand deliver bid proposals to the dedicated lockbox. Office hours Monday thru Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The City shall not be responsible for the loss, non-delivery or physical condition of bids sent by mail or courier service. Bids must be submitted individually in a sealed envelope addressed to the Acting Purchasing Agent. Bid proposals must comply with specifications. Any Bid Proposal received after the date and time specified will be returned, unopened, to the bidder.
The Acting Purchasing Agent reserves the right to reject any and all bids received, or portions thereof, if deemed to be in the best interest of the City to do so.
Once the Governor’s Executive Order on social distancing, and the Mayor’s emergency restrictions are lifted, the City will revert back to its normal bid opening procedures at the Purchasing Division; if this reversion becomes applicable to this bid, all vendors will be notified by issuing an addendum
Acting Purchasing Agent, QPA, RPPO
June 18 & 22, 2020