Deadline: 2:00 P.M., September 30, 2021

The Township of Dennis is requesting proposals for Engineering Services for New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Small Cities project #2021-02292-0171.  Responses to this request will be accepted until 2:00 P.M., September 30, 2021 at the office of the Municipal Clerk, Dennis Township Municipal Building, 571 Petersburg Road, P.O. Box 204, Dennisville, NJ 08214.  Mark on the outside of the envelope, “Response to Engineering Services RFP – Chestnut Street Park ADA Compliance”.  Respondents are required to submit one (1) original and one (1) copy of their proposal.

This project involves improvements to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act at the Township’s Chestnut Street Park. The following improvements are anticipated: (1) a hot asphalt pat shall be installed to provide access to the basketball court, the visitor seating and playground area; (2) two (2) ADA compliant/van accessible parking spaces shall be installed at the basketball court; (3) the existing basketball court shall be overlayed with hot mix asphalt, re-line striped and provided with ADA court poles and backboards; (4) the existing visitor bleachers shall be removed and replaced with ADA compliant bleachers; and (5) an ADA compliant playground structure/equipment with border and ground cover shall be installed.  The project budget is $399,827.50 including construction, engineering and administrative costs.

The Township is seeking engineering services to include surveying, design, preparation of bid specifications, assistance with bidding, construction administration, inspection services and as-built drawings. The CDBG project application and preliminary engineering report are available at the office of the Municipal Clerk, Dennis Township Municipal Building, 571 Petersburg Road, P.O. Box 204, Dennisville, NJ 08214. Telephone: 609-861-9700 ext. 223 Email: , between the hours of 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.

Proposals should address, and will be evaluated based upon, the following items/criteria and numerical point values:

  • successful provision of engineering services for similar projects 40 points
  • ability to provide comprehensive scope of services 30 points
  • ability to complete project by December 31, 2022 15 points
  • proposed cost of services including current staffing hourly rates 15 points

Total: 100 points

The Township of Dennis reserves the right to reject any and all proposals submitted.  All costs related to preparation of the proposal response shall be borne by the proposer. Minority and women business enterprises (MBE and WBE) and Section 3 business concerns are encouraged to respond.

Jessica Bishop, Township Administrator & CFO
Township of Dennis, County of Cape May