Notice to Proposers
Proposal #: FINANCE 08-04-2016.00
Pursuant to the policies and procedures of the Development Authority of the North Country (“Authority”), the Authority is seeking Proposals from Certified Public Accounting firms to provide financial audit services for our organization for a period of five years, beginning with our fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.
The Request For Proposal (“RFP”) can be downloaded by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.
One (1) copy of the Proposal must be submitted in electronic form, signed by an authorized officer of the Proposer, and received by 12:00pm eastern time on September 15, 2016 to be considered. Proposals are to be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposals received after the time and date specified above will not be accepted and will be returned.
Submission of a Proposal constitutes an acknowledgement that the Proposer has thoroughly examined and is familiar with the requirements under this RFP including appendices, forms, and attachments, that it is capable of performing the work to achieve the objectives of the Authority, and that it will accept these terms and conditions unless exceptions are specified in the Proposer's submission. The cover letter submitted with the Proposal must state whether any exceptions are taken to the terms and conditions, and reference the section of the Proposal where such exceptions are detailed.
Primary Point of Contact:
Pursuant to the Procurement Lobbying Law, the Authority has designated one person who may be contacted by Proposers regarding this procurement and shall require disclosure from Proposers of persons or organizations designated, retained or employed to attempt to influence the procurement process using the form included as Form 4. For purposes of this RFP and the submission of Proposal, the designated Authority contact is:
Carl E. Farone Jr., Comptroller
Development Authority of the North Country
317 Washington Street
Watertown, New York 13601
Office: PHONE # 315-661-3200
No contact with any Authority personnel or Authority consultants other than the above-named designated Authority contact person is allowed until such time as a Notice of Award is issued by the Authority. Violation of this provision may be grounds for immediate disqualification.
Questions will be accepted until 12:00pm eastern time on September 5, 2016 via email to email@example.com. Written responses to questions submitted by such date will be distributed via email to all respective Proposers who have downloaded a copy of this RFP from the Authority’s website. Questions submitted after the due date for questions will not receive an official response. If a Proposer believes there is any ambiguity or error in this RFP, the Proposer should immediately notify the Authority’s designated contact in writing and request clarification or modification of the RFP. Any modifications or clarifications will be made in writing and will be distributed to all Proposers who have downloaded this RFP from the Authority's website.