Bike Share Program

Agency: State Government of North Carolina
State: North Carolina
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 69 - Training Aids and Devices
Opps ID: NBD12271467155830015
Posted Date: Jun 12, 2018
Due Date: Jun 25, 2018
Solicitation No: 55-061118
Source: Members Only
Bid Number Description Date Issued Bid Opening Date Bid Opening Time Help
55-061118 Bike Share Program 6/12/2018 6/25/2018 2:00 PM ET 55-

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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Appalachian State University
Request for Proposal #: RFP55-061118
Bike Share Program
Date of Issue: June 11, 2018
Proposal Opening Date: June 25, 2018
At 2:00 PM ET
Direct all inquiries concerning this RFP to:
John Wall, C.P.M.
Director of Materials Management
Email: walljm1@appstate.edu
Phone: (828) 262-4002
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Request for Proposal #
RFP55-061118
______________________________________________________
For internal State agency processing, including tabulation of proposals in the Interactive Purchasing
System (IPS), please provide your company’s Federal Employer Identification Number or alternate
identification number (e.g. Social Security Number). Pursuant to G.S. 132-1.10(b) this identification number
shall not be released to the public. This page will be removed and shredded, or otherwise kept
confidential, before the procurement file is made available for public inspection.
This page is to be filled out and returned with your proposal.
Failure to do so may subject your proposal to rejection.
ID Number:
______________________________________________________
Federal ID Number or Social Security Number
___________________________________________________
Vendor Name
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
Appalachian State University
Refer ALL Inquiries regarding this RFP to: Request for Proposal # RFP55-061118
John Wall, C.P.M.
Email: walljm1@appstate.edu
Telephone #: (828) 262-4002
Proposals will be publicly opened: June 25, 2018
Contract Type: Open Market
Commodity No. and Description: Bike Share Program
Using Agency: Appalachian State University Boone, NC
Requisition No.:
EXECUTION
In compliance with this Request for Proposals, and subject to all the conditions herein, the undersigned Vendor offers and agrees to
furnish and deliver any or all items upon which prices are bid, at the prices set opposite each item within the time specified herein. By
executing this proposal, the undersigned Vendor certifies that this proposal is submitted competitively and without collusion (G.S.
143-54), that none of its officers, directors, or owners of an unincorporated business entity has been convicted of any violations of
Chapter 78A of the General Statutes, the Securities Act of 1933, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (G.S. 143-59.2), and that it
is not an ineligible Vendor as set forth in G.S. 143-59.1. False certification is a Class I felony. Furthermore, by executing this proposal,
the undersigned certifies to the best of Vendor’s knowledge and belief, that it and its principals are not presently debarred, suspended,
proposed for debarment, declared ineligible or voluntarily excluded from covered transactions by any Federal or State department or
agency. As required by G.S. 143-48.5, the undersigned Vendor certifies that it, and each of its sub-Contractors for any Contract
awarded as a result of this RFP, complies with the requirements of Article 2 of Chapter 64 of the NC General Statutes, including the
requirement for each employer with more than 25 employees in North Carolina to verify the work authorization of its employees
through the federal E-Verify system. G.S. 133-32 and Executive Order 24 (2009) prohibit the offer to, or acceptance by, any State
Employee associated with the preparing plans, specifications, estimates for public Contract; or awarding or administering public
Contracts; or inspecting or supervising delivery of the public Contract of any gift from anyone with a Contract with the State, or from
any person seeking to do business with the State. By execution of this response to the RFP, the undersigned certifies, for your entire
organization and its employees or agents, that you are not aware that any such gift has been offered, accepted, or promised by any
employees of your organization.
Failure to execute/sign proposal prior to submittal shall render proposal invalid and it WILL BE REJECTED. Late
proposals cannot be accepted.
VENDOR:
STREET ADDRESS:
P.O. BOX:
ZIP:
CITY & STATE & ZIP:
TELEPHONE NUMBER: TOLL FREE TEL. NO:
PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM ABOVE (SEE INSTRUCTIONS TO VENDORS ITEM #10):
PRINT NAME & TITLE OF PERSON SIGNING ON BEHALF OF VENDOR:
FAX NUMBER:
VENDOR’S AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE:
DATE:
EMAIL:
Offer valid for at least 60 days from date of proposal opening, unless otherwise stated here: ______ days. After this time, any
withdrawal of offer shall be made in writing, effective upon receipt by the agency issuing this RFP.
ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL
If any or all parts of this proposal are accepted by the State of North Carolina, an authorized representative of the Appalachian State
University shall affix his/her signature hereto and this document and all provisions of this Request For Proposal along with the
Vendor proposal response and the written results of any negotiations shall then constitute the written agreement between the
parties. A copy of this acceptance will be forwarded to the successful Vendor(s).
FOR STATE USE ONLY: Offer accept and Contract awarded this [Enter Day] day of [Enter Month], 20[Enter 2 Digit Year], as
indicated on the attached certification, by ____________________________________________________________________
(Authorized Representative of Appalachian State University)
Ver: 9/30/16
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Proposal Number: RFP55-061118
Vendor: __________________________________________
Table of Contents
1.0 PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND .............................................................................................4
2.0 GENERAL INFORMATION.......................................................................................................4
2.1 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DOCUMENT .............................................................................4
2.2 NOTICE TO VENDORS REGARDING RFP TERMS AND CONDITIONS ...............................4
2.3 RFP SCHEDULE .....................................................................................................................5
2.4 MANDATORY SITE VISIT AND PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE .......................................5
2.5 PROPOSAL QUESTIONS .......................................................................................................5
2.6 PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL .......................................................................................................6
2.7 PROPOSAL CONTENTS ........................................................................................................6
2.8 ALTERNATE PROPOSALS ....................................................................................................7
2.9 DEFINITIONS, ACRONYMS, AND ABBREVIATIONS............................................................7
3.0 METHOD OF AWARD AND PROPOSAL EVALUATION PROCESS.......................................7
3.1 METHOD OF AWARD.............................................................................................................7
3.2 CONFIDENTIALITY AND PROHIBITED COMMUNICATIONS DURING EVALUATION.........8
3.3 PROPOSAL EVALUATION PROCESS...................................................................................8
3.4 EVALUATION CRITERIA ........................................................................................................9
3.5 PERFORMANCE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES ...............................................................9
3.6 INTERPRETATION OF TERMS AND PHRASES....................................................................9
4.0 REQUIREMENTS ...................................................................................................................10
4.1 IRAN DIVESTMENT ACT ......................................................................................................12
4.2 CONTRACT TERM................................................................................................................12
4.3 PRICING................................................................................................................................12
4.4 INVOICES..............................................................................................................................12
4.5 PAYMENT TERMS ................................................................................................................13
4.6 FINANCIAL STABILITY ........................................................................................................13
4.7 REFERENCES ......................................................................................................................13
4.8 BACKGROUND CHECKS.....................................................................................................13
4.9 PERSONNEL.........................................................................................................................14
4.10 VENDOR’S REPRESENTATIONS ........................................................................................14
5.0 SCOPE OF WORK .................................................................................................................15
5.1 TECHNICAL APPROACH.........................................................................................................15
5.2 ACCEPTANCE OF WORK........................................................................................................15
Ver: 10/04/17
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Proposal Number: RFP55-061118
Vendor: __________________________________________
5.3 LIQUIDATED DAMAGES..........................................................................................................15
5.4 WARRANTIES ..........................................................................................................................15
5.5 CERTIFICATION AND SAFETY LABELS ................................................................................15
5.6 TRANSITION ASSISTANCE .....................................................................................................16
6.0 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION.............................................................................................16
6.1 PROJECT MANAGER AND CUSTOMER SERVICE ............................................................16
6.2 POST AWARD MANAGEMENT REVIEW MEETINGS .........................................................16
6.3 CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT............................................................................................16
6.4 CONTRACT CHANGES ........................................................................................................16
ATTACHMENT A: INSTRUCTIONS TO VENDORS..........................................................................17
ATTACHMENT B: NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL CONTRACT TERMS & CONDITIONS .............20
ATTACHMENT C: PRICING.............................................................................................................24
ATTACHMENT D: LOCATION OF WORKERS UTILIZED BY VENDOR.........................................25
ATTACHMENT E: CERTIFICATION OF FINANCIAL CONDITION...................................................26
Ver: 10/04/17
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