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RFP: Financial Auditing Services

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (“CSC Leon”) seeks to establish, through this Request for Proposals (“RFP”), a contract for auditing services by persons or entities qualified to perform audits of independent special districts of the State of Florida pursuant to Florida Statue. Responses are due by 2 p.m. on December 16, 2022.

The vendor selected will be responsible for the providing financial and compliance auditing services for fiscal years 2020-2021, 2021-2022, and 2022-2023.

This RFP is a method of competitive solicitation under CSC Leon’s Purchasing Regulation. Those interested in submitting a Response are to comply with all terms and conditions described in this solicitation located at https://cscleon.org/announcements/.

During the evaluation phase, a solicitation committee will independently evaluate all Responses, except those deemed non-responsive, against the published evaluation criteria. The scores of each solicitation committee member will be aggregated and then reviewed by the solicitation committee at a public meeting to reach consensus on a final ranking and recommend Contract award. The CSC Leon Governing Council will take up the recommendation at a subsequent public meeting and make the final decision concerning Contract award. CSC Leon will determine final contract terms upon selection.

Submit all questions about the RFP in writing to the Purchasing Official via email (procurement@cscleon.org) by 12:00 PM ET on November 30, 2022. CSC Leon reserves the right to accept or reject any or all requests for clarification, either in whole or in part, and may require requests to be clarified or supplemented through additional written submissions. Respondents will be notified of the rejection of their request for clarification.

Please note, any person requiring a special accommodation due to a disability should contact the Purchasing Official.

All Respondent communications regarding the RFP shall be limited to the Purchasing Official. There shall be a “quiet period” between the date the RFP is advertised and the date the recommended award (or cancellation) has been announced. During the quiet period, no one acting on Respondent’s behalf may engage in any written or verbal communication or other attempts to influence anyone else at CSC Leon regarding this RFP, the merits of the Respondent, or whether CSC Leon should award the Contract to the Respondent. Any unauthorized contact may disqualify the Respondent from further consideration.