2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:64A-25.28 - Duration of certain contracts.

18A:64A-25.28 Duration of certain contracts.

28. Duration of certain contracts. A county college may only enter into a contract exceeding 24 consecutive months for the:

a. Supplying of:

(1) Fuel for heating purposes for any term not exceeding in the aggregate three years; or

(2) Fuel or oil for use in automobiles, autobuses, motor vehicles or equipment for any term not exceeding in the aggregate three years; or

b. Plowing and removal of snow and ice for any term not exceeding in the aggregate three years; or

c. Collection and disposal of garbage and refuse for any term not exceeding in the aggregate three years; or

d. Providing goods or services for the use, support or maintenance of proprietary computer hardware, software peripherals and system development for the hardware for any term of not more than five years; or

e. Insurance, including the purchase of insurance coverages, insurance consultant or administrative services, and including participation in a joint self-insurance fund, risk management programs or related services provided by a county college insurance group, or participation in an insurance fund established by a county pursuant to N.J.S.40A:10-6, for any term of not more than three years; or

f. Leasing or service of automobiles, motor vehicles, electronic communications equipment, machinery and equipment of every nature and kind for any term not exceeding in the aggregate five years; or

g. Supplying of any product or rendering of any service by a company providing voice, data, transmission or switching services, for a term not exceeding five years; or

h. The providing of food supplies and services, including food supplies and management contracts for student centers, dining rooms and cafeterias, for a term not exceeding 30 years; or

i. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2009, c.4).

j. Any single project for the construction, reconstruction or rehabilitation of a public building, structure or facility, or a public works project including the retention of the services of an architect or engineer in connection with the project, for the length of time necessary for the completion of the actual construction; or

k. The management and operation of bookstores for a term not exceeding 30 years; or

l. Custodial or janitorial services for any term not exceeding in the aggregate three years; or

m. Child care services for a term not exceeding three years; or

n. Security services for a term not exceeding three years; or

o. Ground maintenance services for a term not exceeding three years; or

p. Laundering, dry-cleaning or rental of uniforms for a term not exceeding three years; or

q. The performance of work or services or the furnishing of materials and supplies for the purpose of producing class I renewable energy, as that term is defined in section 3 of P.L.1999, c.23 (C.48:3-51), at, or adjacent to, buildings owned by, or operations conducted by, the contracting unit, the entire price of which is to be established as a percentage of the resultant savings in energy costs, for a term not to exceed 30 years; provided, however, that these contracts shall be entered into only subject to and in accordance with guidelines promulgated by the Board of Public Utilities establishing a methodology for computing energy cost savings and energy generation costs.

All multi-year leases and contracts entered into pursuant to this section, except contracts and agreements for the provision of work or the supplying of equipment to promote energy conservation through the production of class I renewable energy and authorized pursuant to subsection q. of this section, and except contracts for insurance coverages, insurance consultant or administrative services, participation or membership in a joint self-insurance fund, risk management programs or related services of a county college insurance group, and participation in an insurance fund established by a county pursuant to N.J.S.40A:10-6 or a joint insurance fund established pursuant to P.L.1983, c.372 (C.40A:10-36 et seq.), shall contain a clause making them subject to the availability and appropriation annually of sufficient funds to meet the extended obligation or contain an annual cancellation clause.

L.1982, c.189, s.28; amended 1984, c.241, s.9; 1985, c.204, s.8; 1988, c.144, s.4; 1994, c.48, s.144; 2001, c.281, s.7; 2008, c.83, s.2; 2009, c.4, s.5; 2009, c.90, s.45.

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