Please note that in accordance with Section 2-138 upon the advertisement of any Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Qualifications (RFQ), or Invitation to Bid (ITB), a Cone of Silence is in effect. In general, communication is prohibited between the bidder/ vendor and members of the Village Council or Village staff. The cone is lifted when the Village Manager provides his written recommendation of selection to the Village Council. Should the Council refer the matter back to the Manager and/or staff for further review, the cone shall be re-imposed. Generally, the cone of silence does not apply to oral communications at pre-bid conferences, oral presentations before selection committees, contract negotiations during any duly noticed public meeting, public presentations made to the Village Council during any duly noticed public meeting or communications in writing at any time with any village employee, official or member of the village council unless specifically prohibited by the applicable RFP, RFQ or bid documents. Should this provision be violated, the award of any RFP, RFQ, or ITB shall be voided.
The complete Ordinance can be viewed online by visiting: http://www.municode.com/Library/FL/Palmetto_Bay - Chapter 2.
Current RFPs / RFQs / ITBs:
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
AMUSEMENT RIDES, INFLATABLES, AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR EVENTS (RFP #: 1415-12-006)
The Village of Palmetto Bay is accepting sealed proposals from qualified vendors to provide amusement rides, inflatables, and entertainment services. Sealed proposals must be received by the Village Clerk at Village of Palmetto Bay, Municipal Center, 9705 E. Hibiscus Street, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157, no later than 3:00pm on or before Tuesday, May 12th, 2105, (late submittals, email submittals, and facsimile submissions will not be accepted) at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
To be considered, all interested parties must request a copy of the bid document(s) and submit an original, four (4) copies and a CD or flash drive containing a copy of the entire original submission in one (1) sealed package. The respondent shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of the response to the solicitation. Interested, qualified vendors can obtain information by contacting the Village of Palmetto Bay, Procurement Specialist at KBada@palmettobay-fl.gov.
A non-mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held at the Village of Palmetto Bay, Municipal Center, located at 9705 E Hibiscus Street, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157 on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 10:00am. The Village reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to terminate the process at any time (and recommence it at a later time from the beginning), to waive any informalities or irregularities in any submittal, to award in whole or in part to one or more respondents or take any other such actions that may be deemed in the best interest of the Village.
Compliance with Ordinance 2011-05
All vendors must comply with the provisions of Ordinance 2011-05.
A complete copy, including definitions, is available for review upon request. Section 10-12 is provided here for your review:
Sec. 10-12___ Prohibited campaign contributions by vendors.
(a) No person who is a vendor to the Village shall give a campaign contribution directly, or through a member of the person's immediate family, or through a political action committee, or through any other person, to a candidate, or to the campaign committee of a candidate, for the offices of Mayor, Vice Mayor, or Council Person. No candidate, or campaign committee of a candidate for the offices of Mayor, Vice Mayor, or Council Person, shall solicit or receive any campaign contribution from a person who is a vendor to the Village, or through a member of the person's immediate family, or through a political action committee, or through any other person on behalf of the person. This prohibition applies to natural persons and to persons who hold a controlling financial interest in business entities.
(b) A person who directly, or through a member of the person's immediate family, or through a political action committee, or through any other person makes a contribution to a candidate for the office of Village Mayor, Vice Mayor or Council Person shall be disqualified for a period of one year following the election from transacting business with the Village. This prohibition on transacting business with the Village may be waived only in the manner provide in section 2-123(b).
(c) A vendor to the Village who has violated this Section 10-12 shall forfeit any rights under any agreement with such vendor(s) and service(s) with said former shall immediate terminate upon completion of pending tasks as directed by the Village Manager. Failure of a vendor to disclose, in writing to the Village Clerk, any contribution to a Village candidate shall all be subject to a fine in the total amount of any such contribution, plus $500.00.
Businesses interested in doing business with the Village of Palmetto Bay must register as a Vendor. The process is simple and free:
Download/complete Vendor Registration Form;
Submit the form via Fax 305-259-1290; or
Submit the form via e-mail.
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