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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

TOWN OF BLUE RIVER AUDITOR SERVICES

INTRODUCTION

The Town of Blue River is inviting proposals from qualified individuals and organizations to provide auditing services to the Town.  The Town Auditor will work with the Town Manager in conducting annual audits.

OVERVIEW

The Town of Blue River, Colorado is located three (3) miles south of Breckenridge in Summit County.  It has an estimated population of 882 and seven full-time year-round employees.  It was incorporated in 1964 and is a statutory town.  The Town of Blue River is a residential community with no commercial zoning.  In 2013, the taxpayers approved the implementation of a sales tax.  Property evaluations remain the main source of income for Blue River.  The Town of Blue River has three funds including a General Fund, Capital Fund and Conservation Trust Fund.  The Town currently has no bonded debt.

Proposals should be prepared and submitted in a form which addresses the needs outlined herein.  Late proposals will not be accepted.  Proposals will be accepted until noon, Friday, November 6, 2020.  Sealed proposals shall be sent to:

Michelle Eddy, Town Manager

Town of Blue River

PO Box 1784

Breckenridge, CO 80424

Any questions or clarifications concerning this Request for Proposal (RFP) shall be submitted in writing by mail (see above address) or email to Michelle Eddy, Town Manager michelle@townofblueriver.org.  The Town will not be bound or responsible for any explanations or interpretations other than those given in writing as set forth in this RFP.  No oral interpretations shall be binding on the Town.

Proposals submitted will be evaluated by a selection committee.  The Town’s selection committee will review materials submitted with the RFP’s.  Bidders may be interviewed or requested to make an oral presentation as part of the evaluation process.  Evaluation factors include, but are not limited to: qualifications, demonstrated ability with similar governmental entities, firm’s workload and availability, experience, credentials of the firm’s project team members and cost.  The Town reserves the right to request additional information or clarifications from proposers, or to allow corrections of errors or omissions.

Submission of a proposal indicates acceptance by the firm of the conditions contained in this request for proposal.

It is anticipated that selection of a firm will be completed by November 17, 2020.