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Request for Qualifications - AUDITOR for Year 2015

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Request for Professional Services for Year 2015

REQUESTS FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR VARIOUS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR YEAR 2015 PURSUANT TO A FAIR AND OPEN PROCESS, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.1 et. esq.

ISSUE DATE: October 30, 2014

DUE DATE: November 12, 2014 BY 1:00 P.M.

BID OPENING: November 12, 2014 AT 1:00 P.M.

The Township Committee of the Township of Bethlehem, Hunterdon County, New Jersey is soliciting Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for professional services through a Fair and Open Process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.1 et seq., for the following positions in year 2015:

Bond Counsel

Insurance Broker

Municipal Prosecutor

Planning Board Attorney

Planning Board Engineer

Planning Board Planner

Municipal Public Defender

Township Attorney

Interested persons and/or firms interested in assisting the Township with the provision of such services must prepare and submit a sealed proposal in accordance with the procedure and schedule set forth in the RFQ. All RFQs, instructions, specifications and proposal forms for said positions can be obtained by clicking below.

Respective contracts for the above professional services will be awarded at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Township Committee (to be determined). The Township Committee meeting will be held at the Township Municipal Office located at 405 Mine Road, Asbury, New Jersey.

The Township Committee reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept such sealed proposals as in its judgment it may deem to be in the best interest of the Township of Bethlehem and reserves the right to waive any informality in the bids received and the right to consider bids for sixty (60) days after their receipt.

BY ORDER of the Township Committee of the Township of Bethlehem.

Christine Dispenza

Municipal Clerk

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Pay Your Property Taxes Online

Click here to pay your property taxes online. You can choose to pay by a Checking Account ACH Payment (e-check) or by a Credit Card Payment. You can also pay by credit card at the Tax Office.

PROPOSED Zoning Map Changes Ordinance Considered for Adoption by the Township - Part 2.

Attached please find the MAP to be used in conjunction with Ordinance #255.36.2014, which will be considered for adoption at a regular meeting of the Township Committee (Date To Be Determined).

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PROPOSED Zoning Map Changes Ordinance Considered for Adoption by the Township - Part 1.

Attached please find Ordinance #255.36.2014 which will be considered for adoption at a regular meeting of the Township Committee (Date to Be Determined).

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ADOPTED Land Use Ordinance - PART 2.

Attached please find the MAPS to be used in conjunction with Ordinance #255.56.2014, which was ADOPTED at the September 18, 2014 Township meeting.

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ADOPTED Land Use Ordinance - PART 1

Attached please find Ordinance #255.56.2014 which was ADOPTED at the September 18, 2014 Township Meeting.

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Bethlehem Township Rabies Clinic

The Bethlehem Township rabies clinic is scheduled for Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 12 noon to 1:00 pm.

2014 ADOPTED Budget

The attached budget was adopted at the Township meeting held April 3, 2014.

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Bethlehem Township Planning Board Volunteer Members Needed

The Planning Board presently has 3 vacant positions. Mayoral appointments are needed to fill the Alternate #1, Alternate #2 and Alternate #4 positions. Please contact Christine Dispenza, Municipal Clerk, on 908-735-4107, ext. 101, to obtain an application.

Bethlehem Township Board of Health Volunteer Members Needed

The Board of Health presently has vacant positions. Please call the Municipal Clerk to express interest.

Cub Scouting

Cub Scout Pack 191 is the local Cub Scout organization for Bethlehem Township and Hampton Schools. We have been serving the youth of the area for 45 years. We welcome all first thru fifth grade boys to come join us for a great year of activities and camping opportunities. Please contact Charlie Jackson, Charliejackson@comcast.net or 908-901-1294, if you would like further information on Cub Scouting.

Property Tax Payments

Effective January 1, 2013 residents of Bethlehem Township now have the option of making their current property tax payments at PNC Bank, the Bloomsbury branch only, located at 155 Main Street. The bank can only accept payments that are accompanied with the tax stub from the resident’s tax bill.

Critical Care Form

The Critical Customer Care Program helps customers prepare for planned and unplanned power outages for whom a service interruption could be immediately life threatening or would make operation of necessary medical or life supporting equipment impossible or impractical.

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Town Events

Bethlehem Township is a small rural community in northwestern New Jersey. Bethlehem Township, which means "House of Bread," was settled in the 1720s by German, Dutch, English, and Irish immigrants. The Township's municipal government dates back to 1730. The Township Committee has been representing the Township's citizens since its creation in 1763. Today, Bethlehem Township is 21.38 square miles and has a population of 3,993 people.


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