March 4, 2019

RFP#2019 - 008

The Township of Stafford is requesting formal proposals for the following:




The Township of Stafford, New Jersey shall receive sealed proposals at the Municipal Building, 260 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050 until 2:00 PM prevailing time, MARCH 14, 2019 and then publicly opened and thereafter read aloud in the Council Meeting Room of the Stafford Township Municipal Building for the furnishing of Weed Control, Lawn Care, Tree Fertilization & Shrub Care Servicesfor the Township of Stafford.

It is understood by the vendor that this request is submitted on the basis of specifications prepared by the Township and the fact that any vendor is unfamiliar with any aspect of said specifications will not be accepted as an excuse for non-compliance.  

The only binding obligation of the Township is a purchase order signed by thePurchasing Agent, in effect, certifying that funds are available in themunicipal budget to purchase any item covered by the contract.

Pursuant to N.J.S.A 40A:11-6.1, proposals may be awarded in whole or in part, by item or category.  Prices will be binding and in effect for 24 months.  

TERM OFCONTRACT:    Year One:       April1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
                                          Year Two:      January 1, 2020 to December 31,2020

 If applicable, the Lead Agency reservesthe right to include provisions for an extension to the contract with vendor’sagreement.  If the local unit desires toextend a contract under the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-15 the index rate isthe basis to determine the appropriate increase in the contract price.  The extension will be for one (1) two-yearextension or two (2) one-year extensions as per the Local Public Contracts LawN.J.S.A. 40A:11-15).

Sales to Stafford Township are exempt from taxation either state or municipal andalso from federal taxation, including excise tax.  No pre-payment clauses of any nature will be acceptable.

Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, bearing the name and address of the vendor, and must be addressed to the Township of Stafford Purchasing Department, to the attention of Nicola Reid.  Interested vendors are advised that thetownship does not have responsibility for the delivery of U.S. mail, or anyother private mail carrier.  PACKAGE or ENVELOPE MUST BE ENDORSED:  RFP2019 - 008:  WEED CONTROL,LAWN CARE, TREE FERTILIZATION & SHRUB CARE SERVICES FOR THE TOWNSHIP OFSTAFFORD

Required bidder information can be foundin the RFP documents.


To obtain a copy of the RFP or if you have any questions, please contact NicolaReid at 609/597-1000, Ext. 8521, or Mrs. Diane Brown at 609-597-1000, Ext. 8522


February 20, 2019

RFP #2019-009

NOTICE IS HERE BY GIVEN by the Township of Stafford, that Sealed Request for Proposals (RFP) addressed to Nicola Reid, Purchasing Agent of the Township of Stafford will be received up to 2:00 p.m., prevailing time on March 6, 2019 at Stafford Township, 260 East Bay Avenue, Purchasing Department - 2nd floor – Room 276, Manahawkin, NJ08050.


At which time, sealed request for proposals will be publicly opened and thereafter read aloud in the Council Meeting Room of theStafford Township Municipal Building, on the First Floor, 260 East Bay Avenue,Manahawkin, NJ 08050.  SEALED PACKAGE orSEALED ENVELOPE MUST BE ENDORSED AS FOLLOWS:    

RFP # 2019-009            Request for Proposals for the Supply and Display of Fireworks for CalendarYears 2019 and     2020  - Founders’ DayCelebrations for the Township of Stafford 

OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:  Specifications or any additional information may be obtained at the office of the Purchasing Agent, StaffordTownship, 260 East Bay Avenue, 2nd Floor – Room 276, Manahawkin, NJ  08050, (609-597-1000 Ext 8521) duringregular business hours 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays. 

RFP MUST BE SEALED, ADDRESSED AND DELIVERED TO:  Nicola Reid, Purchasing Agent, Stafford Township, 260 East Bay Avenue,Purchasing Department - 2nd floor – Room 276, Manahawkin, NJ  08050. RFP’s will not be accepted after 2:00PM

 on March 6, 2019.

Required bidder information can be found in the RFP documents. 

Bidders are requiredto comply with N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq.

By Order of
Nicola Reid

Purchasing Agent