Neuro Interventional Supplies Questions and Answers

Agency: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
State: Kentucky
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 65 - Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies
Opps ID: NBD14081328347244822
Posted Date: Apr 17, 2024
Due Date: May 3, 2024
Solicitation No: UK-2438-24
Source: Members Only

Neuro Interventional Supplies

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Request for Proposal
UK-2438-24
Proposal Due Date - 05/03/2024
Neuro Interventional Supplies
Revised 2-1-2024
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
ATTENTION: This is not an order. Read all instructions, terms and conditions carefully.
PROPOSAL NO.:
UK-2438-24
RETURN ORIGINAL COPY OF PROPOSAL TO:
Issue Date:
04/10/2024
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Title:
Neuro Interventional Supplies
PROCUREMENT SERVICES
Purchasing Officer:
Paul Reister
411 S LIMESTONE
Email:
paul.reister@uky.edu
ROOM 322 PETERSON SERVICE BLDG.
LEXINGTON, KY 40506-0005
IMPORTANT: PROPOSALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: 05/03/2024 3 P.M. LEXINGTON, KY TIME.
NOTICE OF REQUIREMENTS
1. The University’s General Terms and Conditions and Instructions to Bidders, viewable at https://purchasing.uky.edu/bid-and-proposal-opportunities, apply to
this RFP. When the RFP includes construction services, the University’s General Conditions and Special Conditions for Construction and Instructions to
Bidders, viewable at https://purchasing.uky.edu/bid-and-proposal-opportunities, apply to the RFP.
2. Contracts resulting from this RFP must be governed by and in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
3. Any agreement or collusion among offerors or prospective offerors, which restrains, tends to restrain, or is reasonably calculated to restrain competition by
agreement to bid at a fixed price or to refrain from offering, or otherwise, is prohibited.
4. Any person who violates any provisions of KRS 45A.325 shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by a fine of not less than five thousand dollars nor
more than ten thousand dollars, or be imprisoned not less than one year nor more than five years, or both such fine and imprisonment. Any firm, corporation,
or association who violates any of the provisions of KRS 45A.325 shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than ten thousand dollars or more than twenty
thousand dollars.
AUTHENTICATION OF BID AND STATEMENT OF NON-COLLUSION AND NON-CONFLICT OF INTEREST
I hereby swear (or affirm) under the penalty for false swearing as provided by KRS 523.040:
1. That I am the offeror (if the offeror is an individual), a partner, (if the offeror is a partnership), or an officer or employee of the bidding corporation having
authority to sign on its behalf (if the offeror is a corporation);
2. That the attached proposal has been arrived at by the offeror independently and has been submitted without collusion with, and without any agreement,
understanding or planned common course of action with, any other Contractor of materials, supplies, equipment or services described in the RFP, designed to
limit independent bidding or competition;
3. That the contents of the proposal have not been communicated by the offeror or its employees or agents to any person not an employee or agent of the
offeror or its surety on any bond furnished with the proposal and will not be communicated to any such person prior to the official closing of the RFP:
4. That the offeror is legally entitled to enter into contracts with the University of Kentucky and is not in violation of any prohibited conflict of interest, including,
but not limited to, those prohibited by the provisions of KRS 45A.330 to .340, and164.390;
5. That the offeror, and its affiliates, are duly registered with the Kentucky Department of Revenue to collect and remit the sale and use tax imposed by Chapter
139 to the extent required by Kentucky law and will remain registered for the duration of any contract award;
6. That I have fully informed myself regarding the accuracy of the statement made above.
SWORN STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS
In accordance with KRS45A.110 (2), the undersigned hereby swears under penalty of perjury that he/she has not knowingly violated any provision of the
campaign finance laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and that the award of a contract to a bidder will not violate any provision of the campaign finance
laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
CONTRACTOR REPORT OF PRIOR VIOLATIONS OF KRS CHAPTERS 136, 139, 141, 337, 338, 341 & 342
The contractor by signing and submitting a proposal agrees as required by 45A.485 to submit final determinations of any violations of the provisions of KRS
Chapters 136, 139, 141, 337, 338, 341 and 342 that have occurred in the previous five (5) years prior to the award of a contract and agrees to remain in
continuous compliance with the provisions of the statutes during the duration of any contract that may be established. Final determinations of violations of
these statutes must be provided to the University by the successful contractor prior to the award of a contract.
CERTIFICATION OF NON-SEGREGATED FACILITIES
The contractor, by submitting a proposal, certifies that he/she is in compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations, No. 41 CFR 60-1.8(b) that prohibits the
maintaining of segregated facilities.
SIGNATURE REQUIRED: This proposal cannot be considered valid unless signed and dated by an authorized agent of the offeror. Type or print the signatory's
name, title, address, phone number and fax number in the spaces provided. Offers signed by an agent are to be accompanied by evidence of his/her authority
unless such evidence has been previously furnished to the issuing office
DELIVERY TIME:
NAME OF COMPANY:
DUNS #
PROPOSAL FIRM THROUGH: ADDRESS:
Phone/Fax:
PAYMENT TERMS:
CITY, STATE & ZIP CODE:
E-MAIL:
SHIPPING TERMS: F. O. B.
DESTINATION PREPAID AND
ALLOWED
FEDERAL EMPLOYER ID NO.:
TYPED OR PRINTED NAME:
SIGNATURE:
WEB ADDRESS:
DATE:
Revised 2-1-2024
PROPOSAL NO. UK-2438-24
Table of Contents
1.0 DEFINITIONS ........................................................................................................................... 6
2.0 GENERAL OVERVIEW............................................................................................................. 7
2.1 Intent and Scope .................................................................................................................. 7
2.2 Background Information ....................................................................................................... 7
2.3 University Information ........................................................................................................... 7
2.4 Economic Inclusion and Procurement .................................................................................. 9
3.0 PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS............................................................................................... 11
3.1 Key Event Dates................................................................................................................. 11
3.2 Offeror Communication ...................................................................................................... 11
3.4 Offeror Presentations ......................................................................................................... 11
3.5 Preparation of Offers .......................................................................................................... 12
3.6 Proposed Deviations from the RFP .................................................................................... 12
3.7 Proposal Submission and Deadline .................................................................................... 12
3.8 Modification or Withdrawal of Offer..................................................................................... 13
3.9 Acceptance or Rejection and Award of Proposal ................................................................ 13
3.10 Rejection ............................................................................................................................ 13
3.11 Addenda ............................................................................................................................. 14
3.12 Disclosure of Offeror’s Response ....................................................................................... 14
3.13 Restrictions on Communications with University Staff ........................................................ 14
3.14 Cost of Preparing Proposal................................................................................................. 14
3.15 Disposition of Proposals ..................................................................................................... 14
3.16 Alternate Proposals ............................................................................................................ 15
3.17 Questions ........................................................................................................................... 15
3.18 Section Titles in the RFP .................................................................................................... 15
3.19 No Contingent Fees............................................................................................................ 15
3.20 Proposal Addenda and Rules for Withdrawal...................................................................... 15
3.21 Requirement To Perform Vendor Onboarding and Registration.......................................... 15
4.0 PROPOSAL FORMAT AND CONTENT .................................................................................. 16
4.1 Proposal Information and Criteria ....................................................................................... 16
4.2 Signed Authentication of Proposal and Statements of Non-Collusion and Non-Conflict of
Interest Form .............................................................................................................................. 16
PROPOSAL NO. UK-2438-24
4.3 Transmittal Letter ............................................................................................................... 16
4.4 Executive Summary and Proposal Overview ...................................................................... 17
4.5 Criteria 1 - Offeror Qualifications ........................................................................................ 18
4.6 Criteria 2 – Services Defined .............................................................................................. 19
4.7 Criteria 3 – Financial Proposal............................................................................................ 19
4.8 Criteria 4 – Evidence of Successful Performance and Implementation Schedule ............... 19
4.9 Criteria 5 – Other Additional Information............................................................................. 19
5.0 EVALUATION CRITERIA PROCESS...................................................................................... 20
6.0 SPECIAL CONDITIONS.......................................................................................................... 21
6.1 Contract Term .................................................................................................................... 21
6.2 Effective Date ..................................................................................................................... 21
6.3 Competitive Negotiation ..................................................................................................... 21
6.4 Appearance Before Committee .......................................................................................... 21
6.5 Additions, Deletions or Contract Changes .......................................................................... 21
6.6 Contractor Cooperation in Related Efforts .......................................................................... 22
6.7 Entire Agreement ............................................................................................................... 22
6.8 Governing Law ................................................................................................................... 22
6.9 Kentucky’s Personal Information Security and Breach Investigation Procedures and
Practices Act .............................................................................................................................. 22
6.10 Termination for Convenience.............................................................................................. 23
6.11 Termination for Non-Performance ...................................................................................... 23
6.12 Funding Out ....................................................................................................................... 24
6.13 Prime Contractor Responsibility.......................................................................................... 24
6.14 Assignment and Subcontracting ......................................................................................... 24
6.15 Permits, Licenses, Taxes.................................................................................................... 24
6.16 Attorneys’ Fees .................................................................................................................. 24
6.17 Royalties, Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks ................................................................. 25
6.18 Indemnification ................................................................................................................... 25
6.19 Insurance ........................................................................................................................... 25
6.20 Method of Award ................................................................................................................ 26
6.21 Reciprocal Preference ........................................................................................................ 26
6.22 Reports and Auditing .......................................................................................................... 26
6.23 Confidentiality..................................................................................................................... 26
PROPOSAL NO. UK-2438-24
6.24 Conflict of Interest .............................................................................................................. 27
6.27 University Brand Standards ................................................................................................ 27
6.30 Payment Terms .................................................................................................................. 28
7.0 SCOPE OF SERVICES .......................................................................................................... 29
7.1 Detailed Services Defined .................................................................................................. 29
7.2 Optional Services ............................................................................................................... 29
8.0 FINANCIAL OFFER SUMMARY ............................................................................................. 29
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