Water and Wastewater
Field Sampling and Analytical Laboratory Services
In Support of Compliance Requirements

 Due: Thursday, October 1, 2020, 1:00 PM Prevailing Time



Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Salem County Improvement Authority (SCIA) for Field Sampling and Analytical Laboratory Services at the Salem County Solid Waste Facility located at 286 Welchville Road in Alloway, NJ 08001.

The work under this contract consists of furnishing all labor, material, and equipment necessary to perform certain water and wastewater sampling services, analytical testing, and reporting as detailed in the proposal documents.

Interested applicants must submit (3) copies of the required information by mail or delivered to
Attention: Julie Acton, Executive Director, Salem County Improvement Authority, 286 Welchville Road, Alloway, New Jersey 08001 to be received no later than 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020. A copy of the proposal may be obtained from our website: www.scianj.com or picked up in our office at 286 Welchville Road, Alloway NJ 08001, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm. All proposals received shall be publicly opened and announced by the Executive Director or her designee on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at 286 Welchville Road, Alloway, New Jersey 08001. Fax and e-mail responses will not be accepted. Questions regarding these documents may directed to Lodie van Tonder, Landfill Manager at 856 935 7900 ext.17.

The signed proposal forms must be delivered to the place named above on or before the scheduled bid opening. The accepted applicant will execute the contract within ten (10) days after the Notice of Award.

Applicants are to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 Affirmative Action Regulations. The Authority is soliciting proposals through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19-44A-20 et seq.

The award of the Contract will be based on the following criteria: (i) responsiveness to the required submissions; (ii) general experience and reputation in the field; (iii) specific experience/knowledge of the Authority and the subject matter to be addressed under the Contract; (iv) qualifications and experience which most closely match the needs of the Authority; (v) availability to accommodate meeting and interface requirements with the Authority for meetings, phone conferences, attendance at events and office consultations; (vi) office resources, including support staff, which are deemed most adequate to service the needs of the Authority; (vii) the applicant who is deemed otherwise most advantageous based on all information submitted or gathered in connection with the proposal.

The Authority reserves the right to, as permitted by law: (i) not select any of the applicants; (ii) require applicants to submit to a personal interview and/or submit additional or clarifying information; (iii) to reject any and all proposals; (iv) to waive any informalities in the proposals; and (v) procure the articles or services from other sources if deemed most advantageous to the objectives of the Authority.

The Authority’s determination of the applicant who is most advantageous to the goals and objectives of the Authority shall be final and conclusive.

By order of Salem County Improvement Authority, Cordy Taylor, Chairman