CITY OF WEST PARK, FLORIDA REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR AUDITING SERVICES RFP NO: 20-0124

CITY OF WEST PARK, FLORIDA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR AUDITING SERVICES

RFP NO: 20-0124

The City of West Park is requesting proposals from qualified certified public accountants firms to audit its financial statements for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2019, through September 30, 2021, (3 years), plus two additional optional years. The audits are to be performed in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States, the standards set forth for financial audits in the U.S. General Accounting Office’s (GAO) Government Auditing Standards, the provision of the Federal Single Audit Act and Amendments, the Florida Single Audit Act, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non- Profit Organizations and GASB Financial Reporting Models as well as additional requirements of the Florida Auditor General.

The City has developed a proposal package which contains instructions as to what information each proposer is to provide. Each prospective bidder will be required to obtain a copy of this proposal package and present a proposal in conformance with the instructions contained therein. Failure to provide complete information may be cause for rejection.

Copies of the proposal packages are on file in the City Clerk’s Office and are available for inspection by prospective proposers. Prospective proposers may request a copy of the proposal package by downloading it from Demandstar at: www.demandstar.com.

Interested firms are to submit five (5) sets/copies of the Proposal; one (1) set/copy being an unbound version marked “Original”, together with a USB thumb drive containing a copy of the proposal. Proposals must be received on or before 2:00 p.m. Local Time, Friday, January 24, 2020, and shall be plainly marked on the outside of a sealed envelope/container with: Proposer’s name and address, and in the bottom left corner, “AUDITING SERVICES RFP”.  Proposals are to be submitted to: City of West Park, City Clerk, 1965 South State Road 7, West Park, Florida  33023. Proposals will be opened at 2:01 p.m. or shortly thereafter on Friday, January 24, 2020, and distributed to the Selection Committee for review. Proposals received after the specified date and time will not be accepted.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals, to award all or segments of the project, and to waive any informality in Proposals received, as may be in the best interest of the City.

Local Preference Policy:

The City’s Local Preference Policy (as outlined in the City’s Code Sections 2-150 & 2-164 and as amended by Ordinance 2018-05), will be considered when evaluating proposals and awarding services. If the local company is a subcontractor, the proposer must delineate the specific elements of the work the local company will perform and the dollar value of the work as a percentage of the total contract value. This documentation must be signed by both the proposer and local company to confirm their intent to establish a business relationship and confirm the local company’s percentage. See additional details for Ordinance 2018-05 in the proposal package.

The City of the West Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the participation of Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE), Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) or Airport Concessions Disadvantage Business Enterprise (ACDBE) vendors.

Please be advised that the City of West Park complies with the Broward County’s Cone of Silence Ordinance.