March 17, 2015

Notice of Contract Award

The Union County Improvement Authority has awarded the contracts listed below, without competitive bidding, as professional services pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). These contracts are being awarded after a solicitation through a Fair and Open Process in accordance N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq.  The contracts, and the resolutions authorizing them, are available for public inspection during regular business hours, in the office of the Clerk of the Union County Improvement Authority, 1499 Route 1&9 North, Rahway, New Jersey.  The following contracts have been awarded for a period commencing on February 4, 2015 and continuing through the Authority’s next reorganization meeting in February 2016, upon the terms and conditions, including the hourly rates, set forth therein.

  1. DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP as General Counsel to provide general and specialized legal services in connection with the Authority’s solid waste programs and activities, for a sum not to exceed $100,000.
  2. Murphy Orlando, LLC to perform Labor Counsel and other legal services that may be needed, for a sum not to exceed $50,000.00.
  3. McManimon Scotland & Bauman, LLC to perform Bond Counsel services in accordance with their proposal to the Authority.
  4. Pawar Gilgallon & Rudy to perform Conflicts Counsel and other legal services as needed by the Authority, for a sum not to exceed $25,000
  5. NW Financial Group as Financial Advisor to provide financial services and technical consultation services, for a sum for a sum not to exceed $75,000.00.
  6. Suplee, Clooney & Company as Auditor to provide outside auditing services as required by law, for a sum not to exceed $36,000.00.
  7. Acrisure LLC, Inc. to provide insurance brokerage services in accordance with their proposal to the Authority.
  8. Arkady Strategic Communications to provide Public Relations Services for a sum not to exceed $10,000.00.
  9. Sterling DiSanto and Associates to perform Appraisal services as needed by the Authority for a sum not to exceed $5,000.
  10. BLX Group, LLC to perform Arbitrage Calculations as needed by the Authority for a sum not to exceed $60,500.
  11. Mast Construction Services, Inc., to perform Construction Management Services as related to the Union County Family Courthouse in accordance with their initial fee proposal for the Project.
  12. Pinnacle Consulting & Construction Services to perform Construction Management service as related to the Union County College Student Services Center (Cranford) in accordance with their initial fee proposal for the Project.
  13. Netta Associates to perform Architectural services related to the Union County College – Student Center and Classroom addition (Cranford); Union County College, Annex & Logo Project (Plainfield); and Union County Family Courthouse projects in accordance with their initial fee proposal for the respective projects; and other Architectural services as may be needed by the Authority.