Notice to Bid-Request for Proposals for Services to Conduct City Auction of Surplus Goods
- RFP Number:052118.RFQ
- Start Date:04/30/2018 2:31 PM
- Close Date:05/21/2018 10:00 AM
- Awarded To:FL Auction Network LLC, 6-14-18, Res 18-99, 5% proceeds
NOTICE- REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSALS
FOR SERVICES TO CONDUCT CITY AUCTION OF SURPLUS GOOD
The City of Panama City Beach, Florida hereby gives notice that STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS and specific PROPOSALS are invited from financially secure firms or individuals with extensive experience in conducting municipal auctions in Florida.
The City intends to award the contract for auction services to the single highest, fully responsive and responsible bidder that also offers the most reliability and quality of service. The proposed contract award is for an initial term of one year and is not assignable. Inclusion of one or more renewal terms at the City’s option may be negotiated.
Interested firms and individuals are invited to obtain a copy of the list of surplus items to be sold and bid instructions from Captain Wayne Maddox, City of Panama City Beach Police Department, 17115 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413 (telephone 850 233-5010) during regular business hours (8am – 4pm) and are requested to indicate their interest by submitting one (1) sealed copy of their Statement of Qualifications and Proposal on or before 10:00 A.M. CENTRAL TIME on May 21, 2018 to Captain Wayne Maddox at the same address. The sealed envelope shall be plainly marked indicating a bid for auction services, bidders name, address, date and time of bid opening. Sealed Statements of Qualifications and Proposals will be publicly opened at 10:00 A.M. CENTRAL TIME, or as soon thereafter as possible, on Monday, May 21, 2018. . Statements of Qualifications and Proposals should be submitted in strict compliance with the directives provided in the bid instructions. The City is under no obligation, either express or implied, to reimburse responding firms or individuals for any expenses associated with the preparation and submittal of the Statement of Qualifications and Proposal in response to this request.
The Statement of Qualifications and Proposal will be reviewed for conformance to the instructions set forth in the bid instructions. Firms and individuals submitting Statements of Qualification and Proposals will be evaluated and selected as set forth in the bid instructions.
In the best interest of the City, the City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all Statements of Qualifications and Proposals, in whole or in part, to waive informalities in the submittals, to obtain new and additional Statements of Qualifications and Proposals, or to postpone the opening of Statements of Qualifications and Proposals or to reject all Proposals and do nothing or to proceed by whatever appropriate means it may elect, including undertaking to provide the service itself, without compensation in any event to firms or individuals participating in the process described in this notice. The City reservation of the right to accept or reject any proposal shall be valid for a period of ninety (90) days following the bid opening, during which time the tendered bid shall remain valid.
The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Mario Gisbert, City Manager