Village of Dolton, IL RFP for Prosecution Legal
Responses must provide complete information as described in this RFP. Six (6) copies shall be submitted by 4:30 pm on August 1, 2017. The proposals shall be marked: Village of Dolton Prosecution Legal Services RFP and sent to:
Village of Dolton, IL
Village Administrator 14122 Chicago Road
Dolton, IL 60419
To ensure fairness and uniformity, firms submitting responses are requested not to contact the general Village Staff or any members of the Village Council. Questions about this RFP should be directed to the Village Administrator at SURBAN@VODOLTON.ORG prior to the submission deadline.
The Village will not reimburse any expenses incurred by any firm submitting responses, including but not limited to, expenses associated with the preparation and submission of the response and attendance at interviews.
The Village reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to request additional information from any or all Proposers, and to modify the terms and conditions or request a retainer agreement from that offered by a Proposer. Firms will be prioritized based on fees, past performance, interview of the firm, current performance capability, risk assessment and other criteria as outlined in this RFP. If more than one firm is selected, the Village will endeavor to give all firms a fair and reasonable opportunity to provide prosecutorial services.
All prosecution legal services, including services to victims of crime as provided in Illinois State Statute will include, but are not limited to, all petty misdemeanors and misdemeanor offenses committed within the corporate limits of the Village. Principal duties include:
Representation and prosecution of all criminal law matters within the Village’s jurisdiction, including but not limited to scheduling, coordinating officer appearances, reviewing all criminal cases presented for purposes of prosecution, determination of technical compliance with the Illinois criminal code and other state statutes, preparing complaints, and making recommendations to the Court for alternatives to prosecution where appropriate.
Term of Agreement
The retainer agreement shall remain in effect through midnight April 30, 2018.
RFP for a Grant Writer
SCOPE OF SERVICES
The Village of Dolton is seeking to retain a Consultant to assist the Village in researching and identifying potential grants and providing general grant writing services associated with the completion and submission of grant applications, program administration and delivery.
SERVICE PERIOD AND TERMS
Contract will be for one (1) year from date of award. Agreement Cancellation: The contract may be terminated by agreement or upon thirty (30) days notice in writing given by either party. If the Village exercises this right to terminate, the services allowed to be performed by second party during the remaining thirty (30) days shall be approved by the Village Administrator. If the second party exercises this right to terminate, the consultant must attempt to complete as many projects pending as requested by the Village Administrator.
PROPOSAL CONDITIONS & INFORMATION
Proposals will be received by Village of Dolton until 5:00 p.m. on Monday July 31, 2017. All proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope and have original signature and date. One (1) original proposal must be submitted to: Village Administrator Village of Dolton 14122 Chicago Road Dolton, IL. 60419. Please mark on lower left hand comer of envelope: “RFP-Grant Writing Services” Questions regarding this proposal must be submitted in writing to the Village Administrator at surban@vodolt on.org
All responses to this proposal for services shall be submitted on your form.
I .Information to be Provided by the Contractor
Fee basis should be an all inclusive, e.g. a base stipend and percentage or grant compensation(% of grant share for administration) upon successful award. You must provide a detailed price breakdown including fees itemized for the following staff: A) Senior staff; B) Professional staff; C) Clerical staff; and D) overhead.
Interviews may be scheduled with selected prospective consultants as soon as possible after the proposal opening, to permit further evaluation and to allow the Village to inquire further into the Consultant’s experience on similar projects, willingness to work closely with Village staff, through understanding of the various aspects of the project, ability to maintain a tight schedule and complete the project on time, within budget and other pertinent matters.
Grant Writing Services 3 Award will be made to the Consultant that best meets Village of Dolton needs and requirements. All aspects of evaluation will be taken into consideration in awarding this contract. Cost of services will not be the final determination of most qualified, but will be considered as an element of the evaluation.
The following are typical services and/or items that successful Consultant will be required to provide to Village of Dolton, if it is awarded the Contract, and should be addressed in each Consultant’s proposal.
On a regular basis, not less than monthly provide Village Board with summaries of potential funding opportunities. Summaries should include, but not limited to, name of agency, due dates for applications, eligibility, a brief program summary, and the level of funding available.
By submission of this bid, each bidder and each person signing on behalf of any bidder certifies, and in the case of a joint bid, each party there to certifies as to its own organization, under penalty of perjury, that to the best of knowledge and belief:
In compliance with this invitation for bids, and subject to the conditions thereof, the under- signed offers and agrees, if this bid is accepted within forty-five (45) days from the date of opening, to furnish any and all of the items upon which prices are submitted.