[Adopted 5-9-2000 by Res. No. 371-2000 (Ch. 718, Art. IV, of the 1985 Code)]
All requests for proposals (RFPs) for engineering services to be performed for any County agencies, offices, divisions or departments, issued on or after the 90th day subsequent to the effective date of this article, shall include a provision requiring those engineering firms and all engineering subconsultants responding to the RFP to include a copy of their certificate of authorization to practice engineering in New York State, issued pursuant to § 7210 of the New York Education Law, with their response to the RFP, with the name on the certificate to be consistent with that contained on the responder's (and subconsultant's) letterhead.
Any engineering entity submitting plans, reports, specifications, analyses, permit applications or other engineering work to any County agency, office, division or department shall have a copy of its certificate of authorization, issued pursuant to § 7210 of the New York Education Law, on file with the agency, office, division or department for which the work is being submitted or performed.
Failure to file said certificate of authorization, or to submit same with any submission, shall be grounds for automatic rejection of the plan, report, analysis, work, application, specification or service as well as for automatic denial of payment by Suffolk County for any work or services performed on behalf of the County of Suffolk by such engineering entity.