Audit of Financial Statements 2020-003

Type: Request for Proposals View more listings
Category: Accounting / Auditing
Organization: Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority/Tri
Delta Transit
Location: Antioch, California
Closing Date: February 27, 2020, 03:00 PM (Pacific)

Notice Inviting Proposals For Audit of Financial Statements Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority RFP #2020-003 Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (ECCTA), a Joint Powers Agency located in eastern Contra Costa County, California, is accepting proposals from qualified firms for a five year contract with, at ECCTA’s sole discretion, two one year extensions to perform annual financial statement audits for ECCTA. All proposers must have and maintain a current license to practice public accounting by the California Board of Accountancy. ECCTA was formed in 1976 as a JPA consisting of the cities of Antioch, Brentwood, Pittsburg and the county of Contra Costa. Oakley incroporoated as a city and joined the JPA in 1999. ECCTA provides over 2,000,000 trips each year to a population of nearly 315,000 residents in the 225 square miles of eastern Contra Costa County. This contract shall include the furnishing of all labor, materials and services as set forth in the Scope of Work section of this RFP. A pre-proposal conference for interested parties will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Attendance at this conference is recommended but not required. Technical and Price Proposals are due to ECCTA on or before 3:00 p.m. local time, on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at ECCTA’s facility at 801 Wilbur Avenue, Antioch, CA 94509. Proposals received after said time or at any other place other than the time and place stated in the RFP will not be considered. An RFP must be submitted on the enclosed ECCTA form. Any proposal submitted on any other form will be considered non-responsive and will be rejected. Copies of the RFP documents are available online at www.trideltatransit.com or by contacting: Joe Chappelle Manager of Administrative Services Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority 801 Wilbur Avenue Antioch, CA 94509 procurement@eccta.org

It is the intent of awarding the contract according to the process and procedures described in the RFP. ECCTA intends to procure the highest quality service possible for the best value possible. Accordingly, the Proposal and Contract Award process contains seven periods: 1. RFP Publication period 2. Technical and Price Proposal submission period 3. Technical Review Committee screening period 4. On-site interview period 5. Technical Review Committee evaluation period 6. Technical Review Committee recommendation period 7. Contract award period Definitions and terms of this seven step process are contained in Section 3 of this RFP. ECCTA has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26 and, as a recipient of federal financial assistance, ECCTA has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. As such, ECCTA notifies all proposers that it will affirmatively ensure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this RFP, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) will be afforded full opportunity to submit a proposal in response to this request and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award and fully encourages all proposers to seek DBE participation in their proposals. This contract may be subject to a grant contract between the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and ECCTA. The contract is subject to laws and regulations governing the use of such funds. Full compliance with applicable Safety and Health Standards, Equal Employment Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act laws and regulations will be required of the successful proposer. Submittals shall be in accordance with the requirements set forth in the RFP documents. Submission of a proposal shall constitute a firm offer to ECCTA. Any questions concerning this RFP should be addressed to: Joe Chappelle Manager of Administrative Services Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority Fax: (925) 757-2530 procurement@eccta.org Proposals will be examined and reported to the ECCTA Board of Directors at a meeting within 60 calendar days after the proposal opening. ECCTA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any proposal or in the RFP procedure, or to postpone the proposal opening for good cause. Office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) January 15, 2020

Solicitation copyrighted by TransitTalent.com -- © 2020