Solicitation Notice

  • LAWNSIDE BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE OF SOLICITATION REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL

    Notice of Solicitation

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20, New Jersey Pay to Play, and other legislative enactments, more specifically Chapter 271 of the laws of the State of New Jersey, the Lawnside Board of Education located at 426 East Charleston Avenue, Lawnside, New Jersey 08045 is seeking RFP’s for professional services to be provided to the Board of Education as listed below for the period July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

    Board of Education Solicitor, Board of Education Auditor,

    Requests for proposals are on file at the Business Administrator/Board Secretary’s office at 426 East Charleston Avenue, Lawnside, New Jersey 08045 and may also be downloaded from the Board of Education’s websitewww.lawnside.k12.nj.us.

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    All RFP’s must be received by the Board of Education Business Administrator/Board Secretary no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Board of Education office located at 426 East Charleston Avenue, Lawnside, New Jersey 08045. All questions concerning this notice should be addressed to the Business Administrator/Board Secretary, Dawn Leary at dleary@lawnside.k12.nj.us or you may leave a message at 856-547-2585.

    All statements of qualifications for professional service contracts shall include at a minimum the following information.

    1. Names of individuals who will perform required tasks as well as the listing of their licenses.

    A. Identify the person who will be primarily responsible for the services required by the Board of Education and provide a description of the experience of the primary person with projects and issues similar to those more

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    specifically set forth in this proposal and on behalf of the Board of Education of Lawnside.

    B. Identify persons who will serve as back up to the primary person including resumes of all parties.

    2. Describe ability to provide services in a timely fashion including a description of your staffing and a description of your familiarity with the services required by the Board of Education of Lawnside.

     

    Board of Education Solicitor

    Scope of Services:

    Specialized services required - The selected professional (solicitor) will be expected to provide specialized professional services to the Board of Education during the entire year on an as needed basis. Various issues arise during the normal course of business involving the need for professional services on matters that will require guidance and advice from the aforesaid professional. Because such services, at times, represent emergency situations, the solicitor will be expected to return a phone call to the Board of Education on the same day. The professional will also be expected to be available to provide advice to the Board of Education during non-business hours including the attendance at meetings when requested.

    Minimum Qualifications

    1. Solicitor’s firm shall have two or more licensed professionals on staff whose major focus and work has been and remains providing professional services to and advising public entities.

    2. The firm shall have at least ten (10) years experience in representing public entities.

    3. The firm shall designate one professional within the firm who will be assigned to represent the interest of the School District. This individual shall have been admitted and/or licensed in his/her profession and be in good standing.

    4. The firm and individuals assigned to work with the School District shall be well versed in all aspects of the School District’s operations.

    Any questions regarding this Request for Proposals should be directed to Dawn Leary, School Business Administrator of the Lawnside School District dleary@lawnside.k12.nj.us.

    Please submit two (2) copies of the proposal to:

    Lawnside Board of Education 426 E. Charleston, Avenue Lawnside, New Jersey 08045 856-547-2585

    All Submissions must be received at the School District’s Administrative Office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020 at which time they will be publicly opened.

    LAWNSIDE BOARD OF EDUCATION NOTICE OF SOLICITATION REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

    Auditor

    Scope of Services

    The Board of Education desires to appoint a firm of Certified Public Accountants/ Public School Accountants to act as Board Auditors for the Lawnside Board of Education. Applicant should demonstrate knowledge of board of education auditing laws and regulations and experience in providing advice to boards of education on records compliance issues. Any experience or knowledge of matters that directly affect the Lawnside Board of Education should be addressed.

    Minimum Requirements

    1. The firm must employ a minimum of ten (10) certified public accountants who have been licensed in that capacity for a period of not less than seven (7) years each prior to the date of appointment.

    2. The firm must employ a minimum of five (5) registered school board accountants licensed and qualified in that capacity for a minimum of five (5) years each prior to the appointment.

    3. Must have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in providing auditing services to boards of education within the State of New Jersey.

    4. Must maintain a current principal office within the State of New Jersey.

    5. Must describe any special services available to school board clients. 6. Must list all past and present school board clients.
    7. Must provide hourly billing rates for employees possibly assigned to service the Board of Education.

    Any questions regarding this Request for Proposals should be directed to Dawn Leary, School Business Administrator of the Lawnside School District dleary@lawnside.k12.nj.us.

    Please submit two (2) copies of the proposal to:

    Lawnside Board of Education 426 E. Charleston Avenue Lawnside, New Jersey 08045 856-547-2585

    All Submissions must be received at the School District’s Administrative Office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020 at which time they will be publicly opened.