Bid Title: 2024 Prof Services - Attorneys - Various - See below
Category: Professional Services
Status: Closed

Description:

ATTORNEYS -


Affordable Housing Attorney- Cherry Hill Township desires to appoint an attorney whose responsibilities will be to represent the Township on all matters related to affordable housing, conduct legal research analyses and interpret all new regulations and obligations imposed upon the Township under law and represent the Township in any litigation and other matter necessary for the calendar year 2024.  Bidders should demonstrate superior knowledge of COAH rules and regulations.   Any experience or knowledge of matters that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Bidders may be an individual or a firm.


Environmental Counsel- Cherry Hill Township is seeking legal counsel whose responsibility will be to represent and advise the Township in any claims filed against it involving environmental contamination; remediation; the New Jersey Spill Compensation Control Act; National Resource Damages; Water Pollution Control Act; Sanitary Landfill Act; and regulations, requirements and/or violations set forth by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the calendar year 2024.   In addition said legal counsel must also be familiar with and have experience with claims seeking insurance coverage on behalf of the Township against any and all potential carriers wherein coverage may be available.  Bidders must demonstrate knowledge of both environmental issues as well as insurance coverage issues.  Any experience and knowledge in these areas should be identified. 


Conflict Attorney - The Scope of Services required under this Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications includes serving as the Township Conflict Attorney providing professional legal services relating thereto for the calendar year 2024. 


Tax Appeal/Conflict Tax Appeal -  Cherry Hill Township desires to appoint an attorney whose responsibilities will be to represent the Township in all matters related to tax appeals and other matters relating to the taxation of real property, including: conducting legal research and rendering legal opinions, representing the Township in any litigation and any other manner necessary for the calendar year 2024.  Proposers should demonstrate knowledge of tax appeals and other related matters.  Any experience or knowledge of matters that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Proposers may be an individual or a firm.


Planning Board - Cherry Hill Township and its Planning Board desires to appoint an attorney consistent with the provisions of the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq., whose responsibilities will be to represent the Planning Board at all of their respective regular and special meetings and work sessions, conduct legal research and render legal opinions, represent the Board in any litigation and assist the Board in any other manner necessary for the calendar year 2024.  Bidders may also be required to serve in a similar capacity for the Zoning Board in place of the appointed Zoning Board Attorney if the Zoning Board Attorney cannot perform his/her duties.  Bidders should demonstrate knowledge of the Municipal Land Use Law, zoning and planning, preparation of resolutions, redevelopment law and other matters pertinent to the Planning Board.  Any experience or knowledge of matters that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Bidders may be an individual or a firm.


Zoning Board - Cherry Hill Township and its Zoning Board desires to appoint an attorney consistent with the provision of the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq., whose responsibilities will be to represent the Zoning Board at all of their respective regular and special meetings and work sessions, conduct legal research and render legal opinions, represent the Board in any litigation and assist the Board in any other manner necessary for the calendar year 2024.  Bidders may also be required to service in a similar capacity for the Planning Board in place of the appointed Planning Board Attorney if the Planning Board Attorney cannot perform his/her duties.  Bidders should demonstrate knowledge of the Municipal Land Use Law, zoning, preparation of resolutions, redevelopment law and other matters pertinent to the Zoning Board.  Any experience or knowledge of matter that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Bidders may be an individual or a firm.


Labor - Cherry Hill Township desires to appoint a labor attorney whose responsibilities will be to represent the Township in all matters related to labor and employment law, labor negotiations, conduct legal research and render legal opinions, represent the Township in any litigation and any other manner necessary for the calendar year 2024.  Bidders should demonstrate superior knowledge of labor negotiations.  Any experience or knowledge of matters that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Bidders may be an individual or a firm.


Redevelopment - Cherry Hill Township desires to appoint a Redevelopment Attorney whose responsibilities are listed below for the calendar year 2024.  Any experience or knowledge of matters that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Bidders may be an individual or a firm.


Tax Foreclosure - Cherry Hill Township desires to appoint an attorney whose responsibilities will be to represent the Township on all matters related to the prosecution of in rem tax foreclosures on behalf of the Township for the calendar year 2024.   Representation shall include all actions necessary to file an action in the Superior Court of New Jersey to foreclose tax liens held by the Township, and seeing same through to conclusion, including representing the Township in any related bankruptcy actions, contested foreclosure.  Proposers should demonstrate superior knowledge of New Jersey Tax Sale Law.    Any experience or knowledge of matters that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Proposers may be an individual or a firm.


Rent Control Attorney- Cherry Hill Township desires to appoint an attorney whose responsibilities will be to provide legal advice to the Township’s Rent Review Board, inclusive of the selected attorney’s attendance at all of the Board’s respective regular and special meetings and work sessions, conduct legal research and render legal opinions, interpret the Township’s Rent Control Ordinance, provide legal support to Board and Township’s staff, represent the Board and/or Township in any litigation arising from or related to the Board’s actions or concerning the Township’s Rent Control Ordinance and assist the Board in any other manner necessary as may be requested by the Board’s Chairperson and subject to authorization by the Director of the Township’s Legal Department in accordance with Chapter 2-21 et seq. of the Township Code.  Qualified applicants should possess  education or professional experience in representing municipalities or appearing before local boards and agencies as an attorney—particularly, with respect to advising municipalities, government agencies or applicants on matters handled through quasi-judicial administrative hearings. This includes, by way of example, but not limitation, demonstrable experience serving as a board attorney and/or appearing before for quasi-judicial governmental agencies, such rent control boards, zoning boards of adjustment or planning boards. Qualified applicants should either be familiar with the Township’s Rent Control Ordinance or have knowledge of similar issues surrounding administrative law and procedures applicable to municipal agencies under comparable rent control/land use/housing regulations or other matters pertinent to municipal administrative procedure. Any first-hand experience or knowledge on matters that directly affect Cherry Hill Township should be addressed.  Qualified applicants may submit proposals on the basis of knowledge and experience of an individual attorney or collectively as a law firm.

One (1) or more Attorney(s) within each specialty may be awarded a one (1) year contract. Appointments shall be for the calendar year of 2024.    Price and other factors considered

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Publication Date/Time:
10/23/2023 9:00 AM
Publication Information:
Courier Post 10/23/2023 Website 10/23/2023
Closing Date/Time:
11/28/2023 11:00 AM
Contact Person:
Purchasing Dept
856-488-7848
aplodizyn@chnj.gov
Download Available:
yes
Fee:
$0
Plan & Spec Available:
May be downloaded below
Business Hours:
9:00am - 4:00pm
Fax Number:
aplodizyn@chnj.gov
Plan Holders List:
None available
Qualifications:
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Special Requirements:
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NOTE: Each Attorney specialty applied for MUST have its own submission with all required documents. One submission noting several specialties WILL NOT be accepted.

Miscellaneous:
EACH attorney specialty requires 1 original with original signatures marked "ORIGINAL" & 2 complete & exact copies of the original marked "COPY" of his/her proposal & should submit an electronic copy on a CD or flash drive.
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