Request for Proposals

Notice is hereby given that the County of Salem (“County”) is seeking Proposals from qualified Energy Service Companies for the planning, development and implementation of an Energy Savings Plan through an Energy Savings Improvement Program pursuant to the Energy Savings Improvement Program Law, P.L. 2009, c. 4, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-4.6.

All comments and questions concerning this Request for Proposal (RFP”) and the corresponding procedures and requirements must be addressed in writing, via email, facsimile or mail, to the following:

Qualified Purchasing Agent/ Contracting Agent
County of Salem
110 Fifth Street, Suite 400, Salem, NJ 08079
(856) 935-7510, Ext. 8401

The County has participated in the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ Local Government Energy Audit Program and has received its completed energy audit report. A hard copy of this completed, independent energy audit report, a complete 24 month history of the most recent utility bills for all utilities serving each County facility within the scope of this RFP (electric, natural gas, fuel oil, water, sewer, propane, etc.) is posted on the county website at opportunities. One complete set of RFP documents may be obtained by interested parties at no cost from the above address. Upon request, electronic copies of both the energy audit report and RFP documents may also be obtained via electronic mail.

A mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the County address above. An optional facility inspection visit will occur immediately following the Pre- Proposal Conference. Follow-up facility inspections may be scheduled at times that are mutually convenient to Proposers and Municipal representatives. It is mandatory that a Proposer conduct at least one facility inspection to be considered an eligible Proposer responding to this RFP.

Sealed Proposals will be received by Tuesday, August 20, 2019 until 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time at the County’s offices. The County reserves the right to reject Proposals that are not received by the County at the time and in the manner designated by this RFP. Any and all Proposals may be rejected if deemed by the County’s to be in its best interests.

Proposers are required to comply with the affirmative action requirements set forth in P.L. 1975, c. 127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27).

By order of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Salem, Benjamin H. Laury, Director.

Deborah Turner-Fox, QPA
Purchasing Agent

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