Competitive Contracting RFP



Notice is hereby given that the Burlington County Board of County Commissioners shall receive sealed proposals at the Burlington County Department of Solid Waste, 1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, New Jersey, at 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on Friday, May 5, 2023, which will then be publicly opened and read aloud in the Solid Waste Conference Room for Competitive Contracting Request for Proposals for Professional Engineering Services for a Wastewater Treatment System. 

Firms do not need to be present and may mail or deliver proposal packages to the attention of Jerome Sheehan, Director of Solid Waste at the above address prior to the date and time above. Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the proposer and the name of the RFP clearly marked on the outside of the envelope. Any responses received after said specified prevailing time, whether by mail or otherwise will be returned unopened. No responses will be accepted after the above referenced date. The County assumes no responsibility for delays in delivery that result in proposals being delivered later than the submission deadline. 

Any prospective proposer may request copies of the RFP for the proposed work via email at or may download the RFP for the  Wastewater Treatment System Engineer here.

The requirements for submissions and the terms and conditions for the services to be provided are contained in the RFP. Respondents shall comply with the said requirements of the RFP. All RFP addenda shall be published on the Department of Solid Waste website no later than seven days, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays excepted, prior to the date for acceptance of proposals. All interested respondents should check the website from now through the deadline for submissions. It is the sole responsibility of the proposer to be knowledgeable of all addenda related to the RFP. 

The Board of County Commissioners of the County of Burlington reserves the right to accept or reject any or all responses submitted in the best interest of the County. The County further reserves the right to waive any defect or informality in any proposal should it be in the best interest of the County. Responders to the RFP are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27. 

The RFP does not constitute a contract, and it is intended solely to obtain competitive responses. The County intends to award any contract for services pursuant to all applicable statutes and or regulations. 

RFP Engineer Wastewater Treatment System (PDF)