COUNTY OF UNION
NOTICE TO PROPOSERS
REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE CONTRACT PROPOSALS
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received by the Director of the Division of Purchasing of the County of Union, New Jersey or her designee on February 21, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. prevailing time in the 3rd Floor Conference Room, U.C. Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, New Jersey for:
One Organization to provide:
MEDICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC CARE
CORNERSTONE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL OF UNION COUNTY
April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 (9 months), with four (4) full 12 month (one-year) extensions for 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, in accordance with the specifications and forms of the proposal packages furnished by the Division of Purchasing. The County reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any and all informalities in the proposal. Proposals are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A20.4.
Requests for Proposals may be obtained by registering and downloading at http://ucnj.org/vendor–opportunities/rfqs–and–rfps/current/ or in person from the Division of Purchasing (3rd floor), Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207 between the hours of 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday to Friday excluding holidays by calling 908-527-4130. Proposers should be aware that the County may issue addenda to the Request for Proposal package. The County is only obligated to inform proposers who have obtained the package in person or by downloading from the County website, of such addenda.
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the Technical Assistance Meeting. The Technical Assistance Meeting will be held for all interested proposers on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Cornerstone Behavioral Health Hospital, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. All requests for information or clarifications must be made in writing via e-mail to email@example.com.
All information requested in the Request for Proposals must be provided or the vendor may be disqualified. All Proposals MUST BE SEALED AND CLEARLY LABELED, on the outside of the packaging, with the subject of the proposal, name and address of the proposer, phone & fax numbers, and date of the proposal opening. Each proposal must be delivered to reach the Division of Purchasing prior to the stated time of the opening of the proposals. The County will not be responsible for late delivery by the U.S. Mail or any other carrier. If hand delivered, please note that parking and security access at the County Complex may cause delays and proposers should take them into consideration in order to submit a timely bid. No late Proposals will be accepted. Proposals will be made in the form required by the specifications and one (1) original paper hard copy, seven (7) paper copies, and one (1) electronic copy of the Word and Excel application forms with the required scanned attachments on a CD or Thumb Drive submitted in a sealed envelope to:
County of Union – Purchasing Division – 3rd Floor
10 Elizabethtown Plaza
Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207
Proposers are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.
Michelle Hagopian, Director, Division of Purchasing, County of Union