Special Education Services Bid#0616235
Mississippi > Jones County School District
Sealed Bid: 38529268
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Jones County School District (JCSD) is located in Jones County MS. 11 campuses - 6 elementary, 3
middle/high schools, 1 career and technical center, and 1 alternative school with 1 Central Office for the
district. The district has approximately 8400 students which includes approximately 1585 students receiving
special education services. The overall accountability rating for the school district is a “B”.

1. Goal and Purpose of RFP: The district is requesting proposals/quotes for a special education services
in the following area: occupational therapy, physical therapy, orientation/mobility low vision, teacher of the
visually impaired, psychological assessment/consultation, behavior assessment/consultation.

2. Proposal Requirements and Project Scope for:
North Jones Elementary, East Jones Elementary, South Jones Elementary, West Jones Elementary, Glade
Elementary, and Moselle Elementary, Northeast Jones High School, South Jones High School, West Jones
High School

3. Service Specifications and Provisions:
The services must adhere to, align with, and provide the following:
? Licensed Service Provider
? Submitted reports become the property of Jones County School District

4. Pricing/quotes/specifications: The district is requesting quotes for a one-year contract for all of
our campuses.

East Jones Elementary
PreK-Kindergarten 160
1st-6th grades 650

North Jones Elementary
PreK-Kindergarten 175
1st-6th grades 820

South Jones Elementary
PreK-Kindergarten 200
1st-6th grades 880

West Jones Elementary
PreK-Kindergarten 215
1st-6th grades 825

Moselle Elementary
PreK-Kindergarten 125
1st-6th grades 470

Glade Elementary
PreK-Kindergarten 85
1st-6th grades 350

Northeast Jones Middle/High School
7th-8th grades 914

South Jones Middle/High School
7th-8th grades 1145

West Jones Middle/High School
7th-8th grades 1449

5. Schedule of RFP events are as follows: a. RFP Released 05/26/2023 b. Sealed Bids/Proposal Due Date:
06/16/2023 c. Opening of the sealed bids will be on 06/19/2023 at 9 am at the Jones County School District
Central Office

These services shall be provided to the Jones County School District during the 2023 – 2024 school year.
Upon satisfactory evaluation of the provided services, services may be extended to include services during the
2024-2025 school term.

6. RFP Submission requirements: Interested providers of these services should submit their sealed bids
to the school district address listed below (Section 12). Bids must be received in a sealed envelope by
06/16/2023 by 1:00 P.M. (CST) and marked “Bid 0616235 – Special Education Services”. Bids will also
be received electronically through www.centralauctionhouse.com

All questions, comments and requests for clarifications must be in writing to Dr. Marla Sumrall. The School
District reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to determine appropriate and adequate responses to the
written comments, questions and requests for clarification.

7. Minimum Eligibility Requirements for Contract Award
Applicants must comply with all applicable licensing and certification requirements specific to the proposed
services, be registered through the site of sam.gov., and agree to the terms/agreement and any addendum set
forth by the school district’s school board attorney.

8. Acceptance of Proposals
The JCSD reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to waive proposal irregularities, which does not affect the
price of the proposal, give one party an advantage or benefit over other parties, or adversely impact the
interest of JCSD. In order for a proposal to be accepted, a vendor must comply with the following:

*address service specifications in the exact order stated in the Service Specifications section (These
will be reviewed with a rubric and rated by the district leadership team to determine the awarding

*a cost amount must be submitted by the vendor in a firm fixed price per child

*preferred cost should include travel expenses (If not feasible, travel will only be paid from school site to
school site.)

*the proposal must be signed

9. Rejection of Proposals
The JCSD reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to negotiate with the best-proposed offering
vendor, to award a contract to other than the low offering vendor, or not to make award if it is determined to be
in the best interest of the JCSD.

10. Disposition of Proposals All submitted proposals become the property of the JCSD and will not be
returned to the offering vendor.

11. Special Terms/Conditions
Subject to Appropriation
Funds for the bid/project are subject to federal/state appropriations and ability of the district’s Federal
Program’s Application to accommodate this expense.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The JCSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and therefore prohibits unlawful discrimination based on
race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, physical handicap, disability, or any other consideration made
unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. The vendor/contractor shall be an equal opportunity employer and
shall neither discriminate nor permit discrimination in its operations or employment practices against any
person or group of persons on the ground of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, or sex in any
manner prohibited by law.

Termination for Convenience
In the event the vendor is unable to provide the contracted services and mutually acceptable
alternatives cannot be arranged, the contract can be terminated with written notification by either party. The
JCSD shall give written notice of the termination to the vendor specifying the part of the contract terminated
and when termination becomes effective. The Vendor shall incur no further obligations in connection with the
terminated work and on the date set in the notice of termination the vendor will stop work to the extent
specified. The vendor must still complete the work not terminated by the notice of termination and incur
obligations as are necessary to do so.

12. Contact Information
A paper copy or an email copy of this document, including any addendums, may be obtained by request:
Dr. Marla Sumrall, Director of Special Education
Jones County School District
5204 Hwy 11 North
Ellisville, MS 39437 (601)649-5201
E-Mail: [email protected]

Thank you for your time and consideration of this proposal.

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