LUMBEE TRIBE OF NORTH CAROLINA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
THIS INVITATION IS RESTRICTED TO QUALIFIED TRIBAL AND/OR INDIAN-OWNED ECONOMIC ENTERPRISES AND ORGANIZATIONS
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is soliciting Requests for Proposals for audit services of three (3) of its entities. Preference will be given to Qualified Tribal and/or Indian-owned economic enterprises or organizations.
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will receive sealed Request for Proposals, mailed or hand delivered, until 3:00 pm on August 26, 2019, at the Lumbee Tribal Housing Complex located at 6984 NC Hwy 711 West, Pembroke, NC 28372 (Attention: Tanya Deese, P.O. Box 2709, Pembroke, NC 28372)
Bids will be opened on August 27, 2019, in the Council Chambers at 10:00 am, 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 Tanya Deese at firstname.lastname@example.org or (910) 522-5188 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 assigned. 0-10
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 0-120
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.