"INC. VILLAGE OF ISLAND PARK\n127 LONG BEACH ROAD\nISLAND PARK, NEW YORK 11558\n\nRequest er Proposals\n\n\u201eu\u00e4nfessi u ental\nKeoun ing Services\n\nRequest for Proposal Issue DateSeptember 22, 2022\nProposal Due Date: October 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.\n\nContact Information:\n\nClaudia Armendinger, Village Clerk\n\nTel: 516-431-0600\n\nFax: 516-431-0436\n\nEmail: carmendinger\u00ae villageofislandpark.com\n" "TABLE OF CONTENTS\n\nLEGAL NOTICE\n\nINSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS\n\nIl. Introduction and Overview.................cccceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeneeeeeeenen\nll. Project Description....................c2ccoceeeeeeeeeeeeesereeeeeeeeeenn\nIl. Deadlines and Completion Date....................cccccceeeeeeeeeseen\nIV. Scope ofServices ...............ccooeeeeeneeseeseseeseesereereeeee een\n\nV. Submittal Content...............::cco rer\n\nSCHEDULE A DEADLINE SCHEDULE\nSCHEDULE B INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS\nSCHEDULE C COST PROPOSAL\n\nProfessional Governmental Audit and Accounting Services - Inc. Village of Island Park\n" "LEGAL NOTICE\n\nINCORPORATED VILLAGE OF ISLAND PARK\nPUBLIC NOTICE TO BIDDERS\n\nPLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT sealed proposals will be received from authorized individuals or entities by\nthe Incorporated Village of Island Park on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. prevailing time atthe\nVillage Hall, 127 Long Beach Road, Island Park, New York at which time they will be publicly opened and\nread and the contract awarded as soon thereafter as practicable for:\n\nThe Incorporated Village of Island Park is seeking municipal Audit Services and Attest Function to\ninclude, but not limited to review and assurance of accuracy of Village Financial Data and Financial\nstatements.\n\nAudit of Financial Statements, Accounting, Bookkeeping and Reporting Assistance, Financial\nStatements and State Reporting, Internal Control Evaluations and or identify Reportable Conditions,\nBudgeting, and GASB Standards.\n\nAudit services include timely reporting to NY State comptroller for purposes of review and\ninclusion in the NY State fiscal monitoring system. Seeking periodic Accounting Services to\nsupplement in-house staff efforts, utilizing QuickBooks software. Periodic services will include but\nnot limited to assistance in the preparation of monthly financial reports and bookkeeping.\n\nAuditing services and municipal accounting will be in accordance with GASB (Government\nAccounting Standards Board) rules and regulations, and in conjunction with NY State Comptrollers\nRules and Regulations.\n\nAll sealed Request for Proposals must be in before opening date and time and can be mailed or\ndelivered to Village Clerk, Village of Island Park, 127 Long Beach Road, Island Park, New York\n\n11558. Or emailed to Village Clerk @ carmendinge\u00ae villageofislandpark.com\n\nThe Village encourages vendors/suppliers that are certified as a Minority or Women Owned\nBusiness Enterprise to participate in our bidding process.\n\nProfessional Governmental Audit and Accounting Services - Inc. Village of Island Park\n" "The Mayor and Board of Trustees reserve the rightto reject any and all proposals.\nBY ORDER OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES\n\nofthe Incorporated Village of Island Park, New York\nClaudia Armendinger\n\nVillage Clerk\n\nDated: September 22,2022\n\nIsland Park, New York\nNSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS\n\nl. Introduction and Overview\n\nProcurement shall only be conducted with a responsible certified public accounting firm, registered\nto conduct business in the State of New York, that has the technical competence as well as an\nexemplary record of integrity. Before selecting an accounting firm, the Village of Island Park intends\nto review the federal and state lists of vendors excluded from procurement. Contracts shall not be\nawarded to debarred, suspended or ineligible vendors. Accordingly, responses to RFPs must\ninclude a completed NYS Vendor Responsibility Questionnaire and notarized certification, along\nwith verification that a completed NYS Vendor Responsibility Questionnaire has been filed with the\nNYS Office ofthe State Comptroller: http://www.osc.state.ny.us/vendrep/.\n\nIn
accordance with New York State General Municipal Law Section 104-b, this Request for Proposal\n(RFP) is designed to identify a certified public accounting firm highly skilled in working with\nmunicipal governments that employs adequate staff to be able to focus attention and support to the\npriorities of the Village. Respondents will be reviewed based on their ability to provide services in a\nmanner sensitive to specific requirements and timetables established by the Inc. Village of Island\nPark.\n\nSealed Proposals will be received by the Village Clerk of the Inc. Village of Island Park,\n127 Long Beach Road, Island Park until 11:00AM on Monday October 17, 2022 at which\ntime they shall be publically opened and read aloud and the Contract awarded as soon\nthereafter as may be practicable. Itis the sole responsibility ofthe Bidder to see that his\n\nProfessional Governmental Audit and Accounting Services - Inc. Village of Island Park\n" "Proposal is received in the proper time. Any Proposal received after the scheduled closing\ntime for receipt of Proposals shall be returned to the Bidder unopened.\n\nINSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS\n\nNo oral requests for information, clarification or interpretation will be honored. All such requests\nshould be submitted to the Village Clerk in writing according to SCHEDULE A - DEADLINE\nSCHEDULE. Allreplies to such requests will be made in the form of an Addendum and will be sent\nto each prospective bidder who received initial copies ofthe Bid Package and Specifications.\n\nShould additional work be required other than the items specified in the Bid Documents and for\nwhich no unit price has been bid, same shall be executed atthe price agreed upon in writing and\napproved by the Village.\n\nEach Proposal shall be submitted in a Sealed Envelope bearing the Title of the Work\nand the Name of the Bidder. The Proposal shall include a sum to cover the cost of all\nitems included in the Bid Documents and shall be identified by the Name ofthe Person,\nFirm or Corporation, with the authorized signature thereto.\n\nNo plea of ignorance or misunderstanding of conditions that exist or that may hereafter\nexist, or of conditions or difficulties that may be encountered in the execution of the work\nunder this Request for Proposals as a result of failure to make the necessary examinations\nand investigations as may be expected of a responsible Bidder, will be accepted as an\nexcuse for any failure or omission on the part of a Bidder to fulfill in every detail all ofthe\nrequirements of the Bid Documents, or will be accepted as a basis for any claims\nwhatsoever for extra compensation, or an extension oftime.\n\nThe Bidder must be capable of performing all ofthe work required under this Request for\nProposals with his own resources.\n\nProfessional Governmental Audit and Accounting Services - Inc. Village of Island Park\n"