CML Employee Compensation StudyNot Issued by Procurement Services

Agency: State Government of Ohio
State: Ohio
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541612 - Human Resources Consulting Services
Posted Date: Oct 7, 2019
Due Date: Nov 7, 2019
Solicitation No: CML 19-028
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Opportunity Title

CML Employee Compensation Study

Opportunity Description

Review CML's employee compensation practices and provide recommendations to CML regarding its approach to employee compensation.

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Miscellaneous Commodities & Services
Opportunity Type:
Request For Proposal
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Document/Bid #:
CML 19-028
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Inquiry Period:
10/7/2019 thru 10/31/2019 8:00:00 AM
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Request for Proposal
CML Employee Compensation Study
Issue Date: 10/07/2019
RFP Number: 19-028
Issued by
Procurement Department
96 S. Grant Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
Deadline for Submittal
No later than 12:00 NOON EST
Edward Woda, Procurement Manager
Procurement Department
Telephone: (614) 849-1019; FAX: (614) 849-1134
The Columbus Metropolitan Library (“CML” or “Library”) is issuing this Request for Proposal
(“RFP”) for CML Employee Compensation Study (”Project”). The RFP Identification Number is:
CML # 19-028.
Proposals must be received at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 South Grant Avenue,
Columbus, Ohio 43215 no later than 12:00 Noon on 11/07/2019. Any Proposal (“Proposal”)
arriving after 12:00 Noon will be considered late and will receive no consideration for selection to
provide the specified services.
All questions or requests for clarifications should be submitted in writing no later than 5:00 p.m.
seven (7) days prior to the proposal due date to
The Offeror (“Offeror”) declares to have read, understood and affirms, by its signature below, to
be bound by all the instructions, terms, conditions and specifications of this RFP and agrees to
fulfill the requirements of any contract (“Contract”) for which it is selected to provide the specified
goods or services at the prices proposed.
The Offeror certifies, by signature affixed to this “Request for Proposal Cover Sheet”, that the
information provided in response to this RFP, including certified statements, is accurate and
Federal Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)
Name of person signing proposal (Please print or type)
Offeror Name
Mailing address
Toll Free Telephone
Contact Person
Fax Number
E-Mail address
Authorized Signature (Original signature only) Please use Blue Ink.
The Columbus Metropolitan Library is seeking sealed proposals (“Proposals”) to complete an
Employee Compensation Study. CML intends to award this work to one (1) contractor.
Offerors must be able to provide all products / services and meet all of the requirements
contained in this solicitation, and the successful Offeror (the “Contractor”) shall remain
responsible for Contract performance for the duration of the agreement.
A pre-proposal conference will be held at the Main Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue, Columbus,
Ohio on 10/21/2019 at 11:00 at the CML Main Library, Room 3B to permit potential Offerors
the opportunity to ask questions about this Project. Although the pre-proposal conference is not
mandatory, attendance by any prospective Offeror is encouraged.
Because Columbus Metropolitan Library serves a diverse central Ohio population, CML has a
strong preference for professional service providers to propose teams made up of
MBE/DBE/WBE certified staff to provide CML with a diverse professional staff representative of
the central Ohio region in which they will be working and of the customers that CML serves
every day. Minority Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation.
A completed Offeror’s Diversity & Inclusion Participation Form or documentation of good faith
efforts must accompany the completed Proposal. Please refer to Appendix B, Offeror’s Diversity
& Inclusion Participation Form to submit or denote omission of participation.
By submitting a Proposal for Work on the Project, the Offeror acknowledges that it is in
compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including, but not
limited to, the following:
Equal Employment Opportunity/Nondiscrimination. The Offeror agrees that if it is awarded a
contract that in the hiring of employees for performance of work under the Contract or any
subcontract, neither it nor any subcontractor, or any person acting on its behalf or its
subcontractor’s behalf, by reason of race, creed, sex, disability as defined in Section 4112.01 of
the Ohio Revised Code, or color, shall discriminate against any citizen of the state in the
employment of labor or workers who are qualified and available to perform work to which the
employment relates. The Offeror further agrees that neither it nor any subcontractor or any
person on its behalf or on behalf of any subcontractor, in any manner, shall discriminate
against or intimidate any employees hired for the performance of the work under the Contract
on account of race, creed, sex, disability as defined in Section 4112.01 of the Ohio Revised
Code, or color.
Ethics Laws. The Offeror represents that it is familiar with all applicable ethics law
requirements, including without limitation Sections 102.04 and 3517.13 of the Ohio Revised
Code, and certifies that it is in compliance with such requirements.
1. Offerors are cautioned to carefully review all parts of the RFP. No allowance may be
made for any error or negligence of the offeror.
2. Proposals are to be prepared in such a way as to provide a straightforward, concise
description of the Offerors capabilities to satisfy the requirements of this RFP and provide
sufficient information to fully establish the Contractor’s ability to perform all of the actions,
activities and functions described in this RFP.
3. Emphasis should be on conformance to the RFP instructions, responsiveness to the RFP
requirements, completeness and clarity of content and should minimize extraneous
marketing materials.
4. Costs for developing the Proposal are entirely the responsibility of the Offeror and shall
not be chargeable to the Library.
5. The Offeror must address all of the requirements listed in the Request for Proposal.
Each Proposer must submit a Technical Proposal and a Cost Proposal as part of its Proposal
package. Proposals must be submitted as two (2) separate components – Technical Proposal
and Cost Proposal in separate sealed envelopes/packages. Emailed submissions will not be
Each Technical Proposal package must be clearly marked “CML #19-028 - CML Employee
Compensation Study- Technical Proposal” on the outside of each Technical Proposal
package’s envelope.
Each Cost Proposal package must be clearly marked “CML #19-028 - CML Employee
Compensation Study- Cost Proposal” on the outside of each Cost Proposal package’s
The Proposal package must also include electronic versions of all proposal documents on
separate and clearly labeled flash drives.
IMPORTANT: Technical Proposals must not contain cost or pricing information. Each Proposer
must submit one (1) original, completed and signed in blue ink, and one (1) Cost Proposal in its
package, plus electronic versions of each, to the following:
Edward Woda, Procurement Manager
Procurement Department, CML Main Library
96 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Telephone: (614) 849-1019; FAX: (614) 849-1134
Proposals may also be delivered in person to the procurement staff at the Columbus
Metropolitan Library located at 96 South Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Proposers will
be issued a time stamped receipt by the procurement staff, which shall convey acceptance of
the proposal documents. Electronic submissions will not be accepted.
The projected timeline for this RFP process is provided below. The Library may, at its sole
discretion, modify the schedule as necessary to allow for thorough and complete analysis of
Issuance of RFP
Pre-Proposal Meeting
Inquiry Period Ends
Final Response to Vendor Questions
Due Date
Selection of Successful Offeror
Target Completion Date
10/21/2019 at 11:00 AM
Seven (7) days prior to the proposal due
Five (5) days prior to the proposal due
11/07/2019 at 12:00 PM

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