2nd Request for Proposals: Ordinary Legal Services (Deadline May 19)

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN OF MORRISTOWN

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – ORDINARY LEGAL SERVICES


To view the complete request for proposals, view or print the PDF: RFP-Ordinary_Legal_Services_MHA


MORRISTOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY NOTICE 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ORDINARY LEGAL SERVICES 

Under a Fair and Open Process in Accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et. seq.

PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 

10:00 A.M. on May 19, 2017

to: 

MR. ROY E. ROGERS
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
MORRISTOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY
31 EARLY STREET
MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Housing Authority of the Town of Morristown will accept proposals for “Ordinary Legal Services” for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. It is the Housing Authority’s desire to retain and employ a duly qualified Attorney to act as General Counsel in all legal matters which may arise in connection with the business and management of its various housing programs. All legal services must be provided in accordance with the existing rules, orders, directives and regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development as well as all applicable state and federal laws.

SCOPE OF LEGAL SERVICES

The Scope of Legal Services being requested will pertain to all of the Housing Authority’s programs (including, but not limited to: Public Housing, Section 8 Program, Capital Fund Program, Community Development and other programs).

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION 

All qualified candidates interested in submitting a proposal for “Ordinary Legal Services” should submit a written proposal. The proposal should contain an hourly fee proposal, including a listing of the cost of each attorney, paralegals that the firm proposes shall perform the scope of services, and reimbursable expenses sought. Each Proposal shall further include the following information:

1) Firm’s complete name, address, telephone and fax numbers and email address, including the name of the firm’s proposed primary provider of services;

2) List and biography of all key attorneys who would be handling MHA matters;

3) Narrative identifying any Public Housing Authorities that the Attorney/firm has represented over the past ten (10) years to which Attorney/Firm firm has provided similar services; and

4) Detailed description of firm’s specialized knowledge and understanding of Scope of Services and firm’s overall experience and approach to performing such;

Finally, all proposals must also include the following documents:

1) Executed copy of HUD-5369-C (Certifications and Representations of Offerors);

2) Business Registration Certificate;

3) Certification regarding Non-Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion; and

4) Affirmative Action Compliance Notice;

5) Attorneys/Law Firm’s Professional Liability Policy Declarations Page, demonstrating full coverage in effect.

All proposals should be sealed (envelope marked: “Proposal for Ordinary Legal Services”) and delivered to the Housing Authority of the Town of Morristown, 31 Early Street, Morristown, NJ on or before 10:00 a.m. on May 19, 2017. The MHA reserves the right to declare any proposal unresponsive which does not include the above required documentation or which is deemed incomplete in any way. Any such proposal may be subject to rejection at the sole discretion of the Authority.


To view the complete request for proposals, view or print the PDF: RFP-Ordinary_Legal_Services_MHA