LUMBEE TRIBE OF NORTH CAROLINA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The Lumbee Tribe is soliciting Requests for Proposals for its audit services. Preference will be given to Qualified Tribal and/or Indian-owned economic enterprise or organizations.
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will receive sealed Request for Proposals, mailed or hand delivered, until 3:00 pm on February 14, 2017 at the Lumbee Tribal Housing Complex located at 6984 NC Hwy. 711 West, Pembroke, NC 28372 (Attention: Enka Bullard, P.O. Box 2709, Pembroke, NC 28372)
Bids will be open on February 15, 2017 in the Council Chambers at 2:00 p.m. located at 6984 NC Hwy. 711 West, Pembroke, NC 28372.
All qualified proposals meeting the terms and conditions will be evaluated and approval made by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina to constitute the most responsive bid for the audit services requested.
Please contact Enka Bullard at firstname.lastname@example.org or (910) 521-7861 ext. 213 for a copy of the specifications package.
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and the right to waive any informalities or irregularities.
Proposals will be evaluated based upon the following criteria:
Responsiveness of the proposal in clearly stating an understanding of the work to be performed.30 Points
a. Audit Coverage 0-20
Adequacy of sampling techniques
Adequacy of analytical procedures
b. Realistic time estimates of each major segment of the work plan and the
estimated number of hours for each staff level including consultants
2. Technical experience of the firm. 40 points
a. Auditing of the type under consideration 0-15
b. Auditing similar entities (size/budget) 0-20
c. Firm or staff auditing experience with this Tribe 0-5
3. Qualifications of staff, including consultants, to be assigned to the audit.
Education, including continuing education courses taken during the past two years,
position in the firm, and years and types of experience will be considered.
This will be determined from the resumes submitted. 30 points
a. Qualifications of the audit team 0-20
b. Supervision to be exercised over the audit team by the
firm’s management 0-10
4. Size and structure of the firm 0-10
5. Enrolled Member of the Lumbee Tribe 0-10
Enrolled Members of other Tribes 0-5
TOTAL TECHNICAL POINTS 0-125
1. Cost of the Audit (0-25)
TOTAL COST POINTS 0-25
In the event that oral interviews are necessary, additional points will be given on a scale of 0-25. While the total score will be a significant factor, the Tribe reserves the right to make a final selection.