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RFP0422 PROVIDE FINANCING THROUGH A TAX-EXEMPT LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT Attachment: RFP 0422 TAX-EXEMPT LEASE PURCHASE AGREEMENT.pdf 
Louisiana > Jefferson Parish Government
RFP: 81691195

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Bid Law Requirement Update: Act 406
Vendors will be required to submit certain documentation with RFP submission, i.e. affidavits, proof of insurance, etc. These requirements will be outlined specifically in the instructions of each RFP package. Vendors should continue to carefully read and respond accordingly per the requirements of the RFP packages. These changes are pursuant Louisiana Public Bid Law more specifically, Act 406 of the 2016 Louisiana Legislative Regular Session. For the purposes of this communication, this change applies to Jefferson Parish Government bid solicitations only. For more information, please call Jefferson Parish Purchasing at 504-364-2678.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
 RFP 0422
 
Jefferson Parish Department of Purchasing is soliciting Request for Proposals (RFPs) from qualified firms or lenders willing to enter a tax-exempt lease-purchase agreement with Jefferson Parish in the amount of Fifteen Million Seventy-Five Thousand Seven Hundred Seventy-Eight Dollars ($15,075,778.00) to finance the energy savings measures as fully detailed in the performance-based energy efficiency contract between Jefferson Parish and Siemens industry, Inc.
 
All proposals will be evaluated on criteria such as vendor’s technical proposal, qualifications and experience, financial profile and proposal responsiveness and other criteria more specifically defined in the RFP document.  The maximum total points for each proposal are set at 100 points.
                       
PRE–Proposal Conference: NOT REQUIRED
 
Submittals will be accepted through Central Bidding. Responses will be received until 3:30 P.M. RFPs may be obtained by visiting the Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department webpage at www.http://purchasing.jeffparish.net and selecting the La PAC Tab. RFPs may also be viewed and submitted online without charge at: www.jeffparishbids.net. Effective November 1, 2020, Jefferson Parish no longer accepts manual submissions. Submissions will only be accepted electronically via the Parish’s e-Procurement system, Central Bidding. All vendors will be required to register with Central Bidding.
 
UNTIL 3:30 P.M. LOCAL TIME ON APRIL 7, 2021.
 
The Jefferson Parish Council reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals, in whole or part, pursuant to the law.  Jefferson Parish and its partners as the recipients of federal funds are fully committed to awarding a contract(s) to firm(s) that will provide high quality services and that are dedicated to diversity and to containing costs.  Thus, Jefferson Parish strongly encourages the involvement of minority and/or woman-owned business enterprises (DBE’s, including MBE’s, WBE’s and SBE’s) to stimulate participation in procurement and assistance programs.
 
A copy of the RFP is available gratis from: http://purchasing.jeffparish.net and selecting the LA PAC tab or you may call 504-364-2682.
   

Renny Simno
Director     
Purchasing Department
 
Misty A. Camardelle
Assistant Director
Purchasing Department
 
 
ADV: The New Orleans Advocate: March 3, 10, and 17, 2021
ADV: The Baton Rouge Advocate: March 10, 17, and 24, 2021 

Additional Notes/Requirements
Please respond to this RFP per instructions in the RFP documents. Proposal responses will only be accepted electronically through this site.
SUBMITTAL INFORMATION
Creator Username: SDUFFY
Submittal Privacy: Response Encryption
Started: 03-Mar-2021 03:00:00 PM
Ends: 07-Apr-2021 03:30:00 PM ( Expired )
History: 488 Views, 2 Messages
Event Status: Expired since 07-Apr-2021 03:30:00 PM
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BAPCC on 16-Mar-2021 01:12:52 PM
On page 7 of the RFP, 1.7. F there is a reference to an separate online envelope (Decryption Key #2), can you please explain what this is and how it is created for submittal to be in compliance with this RFP.
SDUFFY on 16-Mar-2021 03:13:57 PM
The page list Key #1 as your Technical Proposal - that is only for your technical response. Key #2 - Price is where you will submit your Cost Proposal. You will use both keys when you submit a response, the Key #2 remains locked until 3:31, at which time it will be available for us to open, but only after the evaluation committee has completed scoring the technical portion of the responses.
UPDATE/ADDENDUM HISTORY
All updates/changes are listed below::
30-Mar-2021 09:41:25 AM
ADDENDUM #2 ISSUED 3/30/2021 - RECEIPT DATE REMAINS APRIL 7, 2021 AT 3:30 PM
08-Mar-2021 03:12:25 PM
ADDENDUM #1 ISSUED 3/8/2021 - RECEIPT DATE REMAINS APRIL 7, 2021 AT 3:30 P.M.