SC Law No. 04-CC-ConsultRFPRequest for Proposals for Consultant
Advertised: May 27, 2004Services, Software and Hardware and
indemnification and insurance. The Model Agreement is subject to revision arising out of requests made by proposers in their submittals, discussions with the college before going to contract, the terms and conditions imposed by law or deemed appropriate by the College’s Legal Affairs and Compliance Office or the County Attorney’s office.
d.Respondent’s proposals to this RFP, as may be subsequently modified in negotiations with the College, may be included as exhibits in any contract(s) that result.
e.The College reserves the right to amend this RFP, to reject any or all of the proposals, or any part thereof, to waive formalities, if it deems such actions to be in its best interest, to request additional information from any respondent, and to negotiate contracts with one or more Consultants. Respondents must provide a statement in their proposals that indicate they are willing to provide services to the College if one or more other respondents provide similar services.
f.This RFP does not commit and should not be construed to commit the College to pay any costs respondents incur in connection with any proposal or their efforts to procure or contract for any services.
g.The decision to award a contract shall be based on Consultant’s ability to provide quality services and products and to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including without limitation the local preference and other Suffolk County local laws set forth in Section VI, entitled “Suffolk County Request for Proposals (RFP) Legal Appendices/ Forms Revised as of 10/22/02.”
h.The award of any contract will be made as judged to be in the best interest of the College. The final selection of the Consultant(s) will be made by the College Evaluation Committee, including but not limited to, the representatives set forth in paragraph 4, entitled “Evaluation Committee” of Section I of this RFP.
i.The Legal Affairs and Compliance Office acts as counsel to the Evaluation Committee, but does not vote in the selection process.
j.Each proposal received is examined to determine whether it responds to the requirements of this RFP. All responsive proposals are evaluated in accordance with the criteria set forth herein.
k.The College is under no obligation to contact Consultants for clarifications, but it reserves the right to do so. At its sole discretion, the College Evaluation Committee may interview all or some respondents during the selection process and may request presentations, including demonstrations of products and services.
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