Cumberland County
New Jersey


Resolution Awarding Open-Ended Professional Services Contract For Providing Title Insurance Services For The County Of Cumberland; RFQ 17-66 (Heritage Title And Abstract Agency, Inc.; Reliant Land Services, LLC; Foundation Title, LLC - Maximum Amount Of $100,000.00)


Department:Planning & DevelopmentSponsors:Deputy Director Darlene Barber, Freeholder Carman Daddario
Category:Contract Award


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WHEREAS, the County of Cumberland Purchasing Department properly advertised seeking “fair and open” proposals to furnish and deliver professional services for providing title insurance services for the County of Cumberland in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq.; and

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were received and read for furnishing and delivering professional services for providing the aforesaid services in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq. as follows:

                            Heritage Title and Abstract Agency, Inc.

                            Reliant Land Services, LLC

                            Foundation Title, LLC


; and

              WHEREAS, Heritage Title and Abstract Agency, Inc., Reliant Land Services, LLC  and Foundation Title, LLC are qualified to provide the services of the type and nature to carry out the aforesaid services; and

WHEREAS, the maximum contract award amount is $100,000.00; and

WHEREAS, no amount will be encumbered until such time as good or services are ordered; and

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Agent and/or CFO/Treasurer shall ascertain that there are available sufficient uncommitted appropriations to provide payment; and

WHEREAS,  the purchase order will encumber appropriate account numbers as determined by the CFO/Treasurer at the time the purchase order is created in an amount(s) not to exceed the maximum contract award of $100,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1 et seq.) requires that the resolution authorize the award of contract for “Professional Services” without competitive bids and the contract itself must be available for public inspection.


1.              That the Director and Clerk of this Board are hereby authorized and directed to enter into open-ended professional services contracts with the following to perform the aforesaid services and to be compensated in accordance with the fee schedule set forth in said contracts for the contract period January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 and the firms may be contacted to provide price quotes on an as-needed basis pursuant to the contracts on file with the Clerk of the Board and approved as to form and content by County Counsel and shall be contingent upon execution and return of the contract documents by the intended awardee:

                                          Heritage Title and Abstract Agency, Inc.

                                          163 North Broadway; Suite 1

                                          Pennsville, NJ 08070


                                          Reliant Land Services, LLC

                                          591 Mantua Boulevard, Suite 201

Sewell, NJ  08080


Foundation Title, LLC

782 S. Brewster Road, Unit B-3

Vineland, NJ  08361


2.              That the proper account numbers will be charged and funds encumbered prior to services being provided.

3.              That the engagement of Heritage Title and Abstract Agency, Inc., Reliant Land Services, LLC and Foundation Title, LLC are exempt from public bidding as a professional service under N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5.1 (a) (i)

4.              Notice of the Resolution shall be published in the designated official newspapers as required by law within ten (10) days of passage.

Passed and adopted at a regular meeting of the Board of  Chosen Freeholders held at the Cumberland County Administration Building, 164 West Broad Street, Bridgeton, New Jersey on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. prevailing time.

Meeting History

Nov 28, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of Chosen Freeholders Regular Board Meeting
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MOVER:Darlene Barber, Deputy Director
SECONDER:Carman Daddario, Freeholder
AYES:Carman Daddario, Carol Musso, James F. Quinn, James R. Sauro, Joseph V. Sparacio, Darlene Barber, Joseph Derella