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Bid Number: BCBSS RFQ
Bid Title: BCBSS RFQ
Category: Administrative, Financial, and Management Services
Status: Closed

Description:
BERGEN COUNTY BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS


The Bergen County Board of Social Services (the “Board”) is soliciting Qualification Statements 
from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of listed services. Inclusion of a position 
in this notice, however, does not constitute a warranty that the Board will fill the position at 
this time or through this process. Through a Request for Qualification process, persons and/or 
firms interested in assisting the Board with the provision of such services must prepare and submit 
a Qualification Statement in accordance with the procedure and schedule in the RFQs. The Board will 
review Qualification Statements only from those firms that submit a Qualification Statement which 
includes all the information required to be included as described (in the sole judgment of the 
Board).  The Board intends to select (a) person(s) and/or firm(s) that
(a) possess(es) the professional, financial and administrative capabilities to provide the proposed 
services, and (b) agrees and meets the terms and conditions determined by the Board that provide 
the greatest benefit to the taxpayers of Bergen County.

The selection of Qualified Respondents is not subject to the provisions of the Local Public 
Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. The selection is, however, subject to the “New Jersey 
Local Unit Pay-to- Play” Law, (the “Law”), N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq. The Board 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 
Qualification Statement in response to the RFQ.

Qualification Statements must be submitted to, and received by Robert
W. Calocino, Acting Director, Bergen County Board of Social Services, 218 Route 17 North, Rochelle 
Park, New Jersey 07662, before 1:30 p.m. on January 5, 2017. Qualification Statements will not be 
accepted by facsimile transmission or e-mail. The responses will be publicly opened and announced 
at 2:00 p.m. on January 6, 2017, in the Conference Room of the Board’s offices. The Board is 
requesting Qualification Statements for the following positions:
(1) General Counsel
(2) Labor Counsel
(3) Insurance Consultant
(4) Auditor
The Instructions for Qualification Statements may be inspected or picked up by prospective 
respondents from the Office of the Director, Bergen County Board of Social Services, 218 Route 17 
North, Rochelle Park, New Jersey during regular business hours, beginning December 13, 2016.

Qualification Statements must be submitted in the manner designated in the Instructions, must be 
enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing name and address of the bidder and the name of the work on the 
outside, addressed to the
Bergen County Board of Social Services.

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NOTE: The Bergen County Board of Social Services 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 Qualifications.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
FOR THE PROVISION OF:
GENERAL COUNSEL LABOR COUNSEL INSURANCE CONSULTANT AUDITOR
ISSUE DATE: DECEMBER 13, 2016
DUE DATE: JANUARY 5, 2017 AT 1:30 P.M.

Publication Date/Time:
12/15/2016 12:01 AM
Closing Date/Time:
1/5/2017 2:00 PM
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