Auditing Services

Agency: Lakewood Public Schools
State: New Jersey
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541211 - Offices of Certified Public Accountants
  • 541219 - Other Accounting Services
Posted Date: Apr 16, 2021
Due Date: May 6, 2021
Solicitation No: RFP 03-2122
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BID # RFP/BID/PROROSAL DUE DATE
RFP 03-2122 Auditing Services May 6, 2021 11:00 a.m.

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LAKEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION
LAKEWOOD, NEW JERSEY
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
(RFP)
Auditing Services
RFP 03-2122
Mr. Kevin Campbell
Interim School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
RFP 03-2122 AUDITING
Submission Date:
Thursday, May 6, 2021
11:00 am
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ETHICS IN PURCHASING
Statement to Vendors
School District Responsibility
Recommendation of Purchases
It is the desire of the Board of Education to have all Board employees and officials practice exemplary
ethical behavior in the procurement of goods, materials, supplies, and services.
School district officials and employees who recommend purchases shall not extend any favoritism to
any vendor. Each recommended purchase should be based upon quality of the items, service, price,
delivery, and other applicable factors in full compliance with N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq.
Solicitation/Receipt of Gifts – Prohibited
School district officials and employees are prohibited from soliciting and receiving funds, gifts,
materials, goods, services, favors, and any other items of value from vendors doing business with the
Board of Education or anyone proposing to do business with the Board.
Vendor Responsibility
Offer of Gifts, Gratuities -- Prohibited
Any vendor doing business or proposing to do business with the Board of Education, shall neither pay,
offer to pay, either directly or indirectly, any fee, commission, or compensation, nor offer any gift,
gratuity, or other thing of value of any kind to any official or employee of the Board of Education or to
any member of the official’s or employee’s immediate family.
Vendor Influence -- Prohibited
No vendor shall cause to influence or attempt to cause to influence, any official or employee of the
Board of Education, in any manner which might tend to impair the objectivity or independence of
judgment of said official or employee.
Vendor Certification
Vendors or potential vendors will be asked to certify that no official or employee of the Board of
Education or immediate family members are directly or indirectly interested in this request or have
any interest in any portions of profits thereof. The vendor participating in this request must be an
independent vendor and not an official or employee of the Board of Education.
RFP 03-2122 AUDITING
School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
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LAKEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
GENERAL
SPECIFICATIONS
Mr. Kevin Campbell
Interim School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
RFP 03-2122 AUDITING
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LAKEWOOD BOARD OF EDUCATION
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Auditing Services
Instructions for Respondents
1. PROPOSALS ARE
TO BE SUBMITTED TO:
Mr. Kevin Campbell
Interim School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
LAKEWOOD Board of Education
200 Ramsey Avenue
LAKEWOOD, New Jersey 08701
BY: 11:00 a.m. PREVAILING TIME
ON: Thursday, May 6, 2021
by mail, delivery service or in person. Proposals that are submitted are to be sealed.
2. Proposals must be placed in a sealed envelope/package and marked as shown below on the front of the
envelope/package. Proposals must be submitted in duplicate on the submittal forms as provided, and in
the manner designated. The Board requires one original and one duplicate copy of the proposal package
as well as a Thumb Drive or CD-Rom of your proposal.
The duplicate and electronic copy is necessary for processing the proposals. Respondents should also
keep a complete copy of the proposal packet, exactly as submitted.
Envelope Label Information:
District:
Proposal No.:
Project:
Time:
LAKEWOOD Board of Education
RFP 03-2122
Auditing Services
Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021
11:00 a.m.
Respondent:
Name of Company/Firm
Address
City, State Zip
Failure to properly label the proposal envelope may lead to the rejection of the proposal!
The Board of Education does not accept electronic (e-mail) submission of bids or proposals.
RFP 03-2122 AUDITING
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3. PURPOSE
The Board of Education is soliciting request for proposals (RFP’s) for the purpose of entering into a
contract for Auditing Services as here within specified.
4. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION—EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Each company shall submit to the Lakewood Board of Education, after notification of award, but prior to
execution of a goods and services contract, one of the following three documents:
Appropriate evidence that the contractor is operating under an existing federally approved or
sanctioned affirmative action program;
A certificate of employee information report approval issued in accordance with N.J.A.C.17:27-4; or
An employee information report (Form AA302) provided by the Division and distributed to the
public agency to be completed by the contractor, in accordance with N.J.A.C. 17:27-4.
Please note: A completed and signed Affirmative Action Questionnaire is required with submission of
bid/proposal. However, the Board will accept in lieu of the Questionnaire, Affirmative Action Evidence in
the form of a current Certificate of Employee Information Report submitted with the bid/proposal.
If awarded a contract your company/firm will be required to comply with the requirements of
N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq., and the terms and conditions of the Mandatory Equal
Employment Opportunity Language—Exhibit A.
Sample Certificate of Employee Information Report
All respondents are urged to submit with their response, a copy of their firm’s Certificate of Employee
Information Report. Failure to submit the Certificate prior to the award will result in the rejection of
the bid/proposal.
RFP 03-2122 AUDITING
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