The Town of Loxahatchee Groves (the “Town”) is soliciting written proposals from qualified certified public accounting firms duly licensed under Chapter 473, Florida Statutes and qualified to conduct audits in accordance with government auditing standards as adopted by the Florida Board of Accountancy (collectively hereinafter referred to as “Firm” or “Firms”) to provide financial auditing services for the Town for the three (3) fiscal years ending September 30, 2022, 2023 and 2024.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) is open to inspection and may be obtained from the Town Clerk at Town Hall, 155 F Road, Loxahatchee Groves, Florida 33470 or by telephone at 561-793-2418 or by email at ; on the Town’s website www.loxahatcheegrovesfl.gov; or through Demandstar.com. Electronic copies are free of charge; however, a non-refundable $5.00 charge for each hardcopy of the RFP will be required. No preproposal conference will be held for this solicitation.
Interested firms shall submit one (1) original, five (5) paper copies and one (1) electronic copy on CD – Rom or flash drive in a clear, concise format, on 8 ó " x 11" paper in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the firm and the words “REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL-ANNUAL AUDIT SERVICES” to the Town on or before 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. No responses will be accepted after that time.
The selection will be in accordance with the RFP, the Town’s Purchasing Code and Policies, Section 218.391, Florida Statutes, and all other applicable federal, state, and local requirements. The Town Council will serve as the Auditor Selection Committee and shall evaluate the proposals submitted by the Firms using criteria as outlined in the RFP. The Town Council will select the firm that is the most qualified firm, which offers the Town the most advantageous opportunity.
In accordance with Section 119.071 of the Florida Statutes, the proposal(s) are exempt from public disclosure until such time as the Town provides notice of an intended award or until 30 days after the opening, whichever is earlier.
The Town reserves the right in its sole discretion to withdraw this RFP, to reject any or all proposals and/or to waive all nonmaterial irregularities on any and all proposals, to re-advertise, and/or take any other such actions that may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town. All questions and requests for additional information in connection with this RFP and selection shall be directed in writing or email only to Lakisha Burch, Town Clerk, 155 F Road, Loxahatchee Groves, Florida 33470: email .