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Invitation to Bid - Financial Audit Services

The Ashland Independent Board of Education (the “Board”) will receive sealed bids for the items and/or services listed herein.  You are invited to submit a sealed bid, subject to the terms and conditions of this invitation to bid.  Please read the following instructions and specifications carefully.  Failure to comply with any of these instructions may disqualify your bid.

Bids must be mailed or delivered to David Greene, Finance Department, Ashland Independent Board of Education, P.O. Box 3000, Ashland, Kentucky 41105-3000.  All envelopes must be sealed and clearly be marked on the outside of the envelope, “FINANCIAL AUDIT SERVICES BID.”

Copies of this invitation to bid may be obtained in the Finance Department, at the above address, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, prior to the time and date specified for bid opening.

PERIOD OF CONTRACT:

The period of contract will be from July 1, 2021 or the date of Board approval (whichever is later) through June 30, 2022, with the option to extend in one-year increments.  

TIME AND LOCATION OF BID OPENING:

Bids will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 and will be opened on this date at 1:05 p.m. EDT.  All envelopes must be clearly marked SEALED BID on the outside of the envelope, with the items or services you wish to bid on. All proposals must be received by the time designated and none will be considered thereafter.  The Board cannot assume the responsibility for any delay as a result of failure of the mails to deliver the bids on time. Faxed bids cannot be accepted. Proposals will be publicly opened and recorded at the time and location stated above.  You are invited to be present at the bid opening.

BID AWARD:

The contract(s) may be awarded to the lowest and/or best evaluated qualified proposal meeting all specifications and conditions, subject to all other provisions of the item’s/service’s request for proposal and be in the best interest of the Board.  A one-year contract with the option to extend in one-year increments for each item/service listed above is planned to be awarded at the board meeting to be held on Monday, May 24, 2021, 5:15 PM, at Ashland Central Office, 1820 Hickman Street, Ashland, KY 41101.

Financial Audit Services Bid PDF





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