GRASS CUTTING SERVICES
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RFP: 46795086
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
ST. BERNARD PARISH GOVERNMENT
STATE OF LOUISIANA
GRASS CUTTING SERVICES
 
Section 1. Introduction

The St. Bernard Parish Government (SBPG) maintains the grass on residential properties throughout the Parish through multiple programs. These programs include the grass maintenance on Louisiana Land Trust (LLT) properties, adjudicated properties, and non-adjudicated properties. SBPG is solicitating proposals from interested parties for performing the grass cutting services for all of the aforementioned programs, divided into zones that accord with the Parish’s Council Districts.

The procedures for the selection of the firm(s) will be in accordance with the Community Development Block Grant (CBBG) rules and guidance and procurement policies of SBPG. All responses received will be evaluated in accordance with the selection criteria. The package also identifies the scope of services to be performed by the selected firm.

Evaluation Criteria and Selection Process:
 
The procedures for the selection of the vendor(s) will be in accordance with the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) rules and guidance and procurement policies of SBPG.  All responses received will be evaluated in accordance with the selection criteria.   SBPG reserves the right to hire multiple grass cutting firms.  All responses will be evaluated based on the relative merits of the proposal received in addition to price.   The following criteria and point scoring will be followed:
 
1. Criteria:
 
Respondent meeting the minimum qualifications and requirements in this RFP will be evaluated on the basis of the following:
     
  • Professional expertise, training and experience, especially in                0-50 points
 relation to the type and magnitude of services required
           
  • Past and/or current experience working with municipalities                   0-30 points
 on similar service contracts
 
  • Cost Proposal – Lump Sum Cost                                                            0-20 points                      
 
TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS                100 points
  
                        Cost of Service points will be awarded on the basis of the following formula:
 
                                                (A/B)*C = D
 
                        A is the lowest proposed fee submitted. 
                        B is the Proposer’s proposed fee.
                        C is the maximum number of cost points, and
                        D is the cost of service points actually awarded to the proposal being granted                    
TOTAL:           100 points
 
The Parish Government, or appointed Committee, shall evaluate each RFP received per CDBG rules and regulations pertaining to procurement and SBPG procurement policies.  If the Parish desires, the vendors will be notified to make a presentation before the selection process is completed.
 
St. Bernard Parish Government reserves the right to negotiate with any and all persons or firms submitting an RFP, and award contracts to multiple firms to execute the scope of services of this RFP. The selection process shall comply with Louisiana Revised Statutes, St. Bernard Parish Procurement Policies for Professional Services and CDBG Rules and Guidance.  
 
St. Bernard Parish reserves the right to reject any RFP for failure to meet the requirements contained herein, to waive any technical requirement, and to select the firm, in the Parish’s judgment, whom best meets the requirements of this project and the needs of the Parish. 
           
Request for Proposal Package
 
Interested parties are invited to secure a Proposal Package from the St. Bernard Parish Government, Department of Public Works, 1125 East St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043 (504) 278-4314.  Packages may be secured from the office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or requested by e-mail at tdoskey@sbpg.net

Proposal Package may also be viewed and submitted online at www.centralauctionhouse.com.
 
Sealed Request for Proposal Packages will be received until the hour of 2:00 p. m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in the St. Bernard Parish Government, Office of the Department of Public Works, located at 1125 East St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette, Louisiana.
 
To be a valid delivery, Sealed Proposal Packages must be delivered electronically by Central Bidding or by hand to St. Bernard Parish Government, Department of Public Works, 1125 East St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette, Louisiana during normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on or before 2:00 p. m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
  
Sealed Proposal Packages delivered to any other St. Bernard Parish Government location or other room number prior to the receipt deadline will not be considered.
 
The work of the contract may be funded by Federal Funding; therefore, the work of contract is subject to Federal Procurement Requirements.
The successful bidder must comply with the Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment.  The successful bidder must comply with Presidential Executive Orders 11246 and 11375 which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin.

St. Bernard Parish Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Bernard Parish Government also encourages all small and minority-owned firms and women’s business enterprises to apply
 
/s/Mathew Falati
Mathew Falati, P.E.
Director
Department of Public Works

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