RFP

Food Concession Services At Town Hall Park


THE TOWNSHIP OF LYNDHURST

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

    The Township of Lyndhurst is soliciting Proposals from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the services set forth below.  Through a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) process, persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Township with the provision of such services must prepare and submit a Proposal in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFP.  The Township will review Proposals only from those firms that submit a Proposal which includes all the information required to be included as described in the sole judgment of the Township.  The Township intends to qualify persons and/or firms that (a) possess the financial and physical capabilities to provide the proposed services, and (b) agree and meet the terms and conditions determined by the Township that provide the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of Lyndhurst.

    The selection of Qualified Respondents is subject to the provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1, et seq.  The Township 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 Proposal in response to the RFP.  The factors to be considered by the Township include, but are not limited to:  (i) experience and reputation with regard to the service; (ii) ability to perform the service, (iii) economic benefit to the Township; (iv) any other factors demonstrated to be in the best interest of the Township.

    Instruction and Proposal documents may be picked up at the Office of the Township Clerk, 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071.  In no event will the Township Clerk mail, fax, or email the Instruction and Proposal documents to prospective Respondents.  Completed Proposals must be submitted to, and be received by, Ms. Helen Polito, Township Clerk, 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071 on or before 10:00 a.m. on December 6, 2012.  Respondents are instructed to label the outside of the envelope or package to the effect that the enclosure consists of a Proposal, in response to this RFP.  Proposals will not be accepted by facsimile transmission or email.  The responses will be opened at 10:00 a.m. on December 6, 2012 in the Office of the Township Clerk.

    The services for which the Township seeks Proposals are:

    FOOD CONCESSION SERVICES FROM QUALIFIED CONCESSIONAIRES FOR THE OPERATION OF THE CONCESSION STAND AT TOWN HALL PARK, LYNDHURST, NEW JERSEY FOR THE 2013 PARK SEASON, AND ADDITIONAL SEASONS IN 2014 AND 2015 AT THE OPTION OF THE TOWNSHIP.

    The Instructions for Proposals are filed in the office of Ms. Helen Polito, Township Clerk, 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071, and may be inspected by prospective Respondents during regular business hours.

    Completed Proposals must be submitted in the manner designated above, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the Respondent, and the name of the service on the outside, addressed to the Township of Lyndhurst.

    BY ORDER OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LYNDHURST.



Helen Polito, RMC
Township Clerk



NOTE:    The Township of Lyndhurst will consider proposals only from firms or organizations that have demonstrated the capability and willingness to provide high quality services in the manner described in this Request for Proposals.