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RFP – External Audit Services

City of Grand Forks Request for Proposals
External Audit Services
RFP# FI2021-12-RFP
Date of issue – September 24, 2021

Closing Date and Time
Proposals may be submitted until 3:00 p.m. (local time), Friday, October 29, 2021. At this time, only electronic submissions are being accepted.
All contract documents are available through BC Bid. Bidders are solely responsible for ensuring any addenda are downloaded, reviewed, and included in their bid. Bidders must refer to the RFP Documents for the terms governing the Bid process. Proposals shall be prepared and submitted at the sole expense of the Bidder and without cost to the Corporation of the City of Grand Forks (the City). All proposals received by the City of Grand Forks Corporate Officer become the property of the Corporation of the City of Grand Forks and as such are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Electronic Submissions
Proposals must be in English and must be submitted electronically in pdf format with the RFP name and number noted in the email subject line to corporate@grandforks.ca in accordance with the instructions at Section 2.3 of this RFP
A proposal is deemed to incomplete and non-compliant if the Confirmation of Proponent’s Intent to Bound (Schedule B) is not included without alteration, in the Proponents submission.

Municipal Contact
Enquiries related to this RFP, including any requests for information or clarification may only be directed in writing to the Municipal Contact (below). Information obtained from any other source is not official and should not be relied upon. Enquiries and any responses providing new information will be recorded and posted to BC Bid or otherwise distributed to prospective proponents.
Juliette Rhodes, Chief Financial Officer – City of Grand Forks jrhodes@grandforks.ca

RFP Questions
Questions relating to this RFP and its processes, scope, and/or other content within the RFP must be submitted electronically in writing via electronic transmission (e-mail) to Municipal Contact shown above.
Questions must be received prior to 4:00 pm on October 15, 2021. Questions received after this time will not be considered for response. Questions received prior to the stipulated time will be reviewed and answered, clarified, or other via written addendum, sent back electronically to all registered proponents, and posted on the BC Bid website. Responses to questions will be issued no later than 4:00 pm on October 22, 2021 by the City.

Considerations for Proposal Delivery
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City has decided to limit this RFP to electronic submissions to ensure the health and safety of City Staff and Proponents.

The full RFP package may be downloaded here:  CityOfGrandForksRFPExternalAuditServices2021