FINAL ISSUED 6-5-09
Sales Tax: The purchase price shall not include state sales or use tax on materials and equipment that fall within the definition of “Building Materials and Equipment” pursuant to 72 P.S. 7201(pp) and are eligible for exemption pursuant to 72 P.S. 7204 (57) (“Act 45”). To obtain the exemption on Act 45 materials and equipment, the Owner will provide a copy of its tax exemption certificate. The proposed purchase price shall include state sales or use tax on materials or equipment that will be incorporated into the Project, are not eligible for exemption under Act 45, but are eligible for exemption if purchased directly by the Owner pursuant to the sales tax exemption procedures set forth on Exhibit 1 to the Purchase Order which is Attachment D hereto, but the amount of sales or use tax on such materials or equipment shall be separately identified on the Bid Form.
SCHEDULE AND PROCESS FOR SELECTION AND PERFORMANCE
A. Schedule: The following schedule is anticipated, but not guaranteed:
Request for Proposals Issued Deadline for Questions: Responses to Questions Issued: Proposals Due: Selection Made:
June 5, 2009 June 22, 2009 June 25, 2009 July 1, 2009 TBD
Note: There is no Pre-Bid Meeting planned for this RFP
B. Process: Each Firm electing to respond to this RFP does so at its own cost and expense. Developer reserves the right to make awards at any time within ninety (90) calendar days after date of the opening, during which period proposals may not be withdrawn unless authorized by the Developer. The Developer reserves the right at any time to change or extend the due date and time for any reason, and to add to, delete, modify or enlarge this RFP, including any specifications and/or statement of work, the proposed contract, the terms and conditions and any subsequently executed contract. Proposals may be evaluated and award made with or without discussions and/or negotiations with Proposers. The Developer also reserves the right to discuss and negotiate anything and everything with any Firms at any time. The Developer reserves the right to request additional information from any or all Firms. Negotiations by the Developer will not be deemed a counter offer or a rejection of any original Proposal. The Developer reserves the right to request one or more best and final offers. This may include including submission of a new proposal. The Developer reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals, and/or to award all or part of this work to one firm or several firms.
C. Selection: The Developer will select what in its sole judgment it determines to be the Proposal that will be in the best interests of the Project. The Developer will be assisted in this selection by ICON and other key Project team members. The Developer reserves the right at any time.
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