Requests for Proposals (RFP) 2021-01 – Insurance, Risk Management Brokerage Services

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Requests for Proposals (RFP) 2021-01 – Insurance, Risk Management Brokerage Services

Requests for Proposals (RFP) 2021-01 – Insurance, Risk Management Brokerage Services

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REQUEST MADE BY: City Commission, City of Goodland, KS

REQUEST MADE: April 7, 2021

RESPONSE DEADLINE: June 7, 2021

DELIVER PROPOSAL (ORIGINAL PLUS 7 COPIES) plus email one pdf format to:  jessica.bonner@cityofgoodland.org and contact alan.lanning@cityofgoodland.org with any questions.

BACKGROUND

The City of Goodland, Kansas is seeking proposals for risk management services.  The City is a municipality located in northwest Kansas and includes City operations, Parks and Recreation, Police & Fire, and Municipality services.  

The City requires a full-range of insurance services from brokerage firms which can engage in risk management, RFP preparation, analysis, and recommendations, for the placement of liability-based insurance, workers compensation, property, cyber liability, employee benefits including health, prescription drugs, dental, vision, voluntary benefits, flexible benefit plan design, wellness  and other products deemed appropriate by the City.  The responses to this RFP may be submitted either collectively or separately for Property/Casualty Risk Consulting and Employee Benefit Risk Consulting however, the City contemplates a firm which is able to provide aggregated strategic risk management capabilities and solutions.  

City of Goodland, Kansas is not obligated to accept any proposal or to negotiate with any proposer. All transactions are subject to the final approval of the City of Goodland, Kansas which reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, for any reason, without cause for liability.

All costs directly or indirectly related to responding to this RFP (including all costs incurred in supplementary documentation, information or presentation) will be borne by the proposer.


NOTICE REGARDING PROPOSAL REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE:

This Request for Proposals (RFP) does not commit the City to award a contract or to pay any costs incurred for any services.  The City, at sole discretion, reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals received as a result of the RFP, to negotiate with any qualified sources(s) or to cancel this RFP in part or in its entirety.

The City may waive any irregularity in any proposal.  All proposals and related materials become the property of the City of Goodland, Kansas and may be returned only at its option.

Any proposal will become part of a public record, subject to Kansas Open Record Act provisions.  Financial information submitted by any offeror will be considered confidential and not subject to public disclosure.  PLEASE NOTE:  ANY PROPRIETARY INFORMATION INCLUDED WITH AN OFFER OTHER THAN FINANCIAL INFORMATION MUST BE MARKED AS SUCH OR IT WILL BE SUBJECT TO PUBLIC DISCLOSURE.  Labeling all materials submitted as proprietary will cause the Proposal to be rejected.

In addition to review of information and materials submitted in response to this RFP, the City reserves the right to consult with an independent and disinterested professional in reviewing proposals.  Proposal will be evaluated in terms of compliance and responsiveness to items identified in the RFP, relevant experience and proven successes, ability to perform the scope of services, communicate and report, and fit, without prejudice to consideration of other factors implicit in the RFP.

While price is an important consideration, it will not necessarily outweigh the consideration of other factors.

The City reserves the right to conduct discussions with responsible offerors determined to be reasonably susceptible of being selected, with the objective of obtaining best and final offers.

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