Request for Proposals
Requests for Proposals for Insurance Broker/Agent of Record
Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Yamhill County, Oregon (“the Board”) is currently soliciting proposals from qualified companies to market and administer the County’s commercial insurance portfolio and to provide consulting services on actuarial, insurance and other risk management activities, to be effective July 1, 2017. The Board is interested in establishing a contract for bundled services with a single provider for all services. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is intended to provide interested companies with sufficient information to prepare and submit proposals for consideration by the Board. It is the Board’s intent to select the most advantageous proposal based on the evaluation criteria stated in this RFP.
A copy of the “Requests for Proposals for Insurance Broker/Agent of Record” will be available at no charge from the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners, 535 N.E. 5th Street, McMinnville, Oregon 97128, telephone (503) 434-7501.
Responsive Proposals for Insurance Broker/Agent of Record must be physically received in the office of the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners, 434 NE Evans Street, McMinnville, Oregon 97128 not later than 3:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The Board or its designee will complete an evaluation process of all proposals meeting the criteria defined in this RFP. An evaluation committee will determine the most qualified proposers for interviews. The selected proposers will be invited to participate in an interview process. The selection process will be completed by the Board or its designee and will use the Evaluation Criteria incorporated into the “Requests for Proposals for Insurance Broker/Agent of Record.” Following receipt and review of proposals for Insurance Broker/Agent of Record, interviews will be held at a time and date to be announced. Proposer designees/representatives must be available for the interview and must be prepared to respond to detailed questions regarding their company composition, qualifications, and other criteria. After recommendation by the evaluation committee and interviews, the Board will then designate the highest ranking proposer for negotiation of a contract for Insurance Broker/Agent of Record.
The Board reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received that are not in compliance with all prescribed procedures and requirements. Furthermore, Yamhill County (i) may reject any and all proposals upon the finding that it is in the public interest to do so and (ii) reserves the right to waive any and all minor informalities to evaluate the proposals submitted. Questions regarding this RFP should be addressed to Ken Huffer, Deputy County Administrator, at (503) 434-7501.
DATED at McMinnville, Oregon this 11 day of October, 2016. By LAURA TSCHABOLD, County Administrator
Publish: 10-19-16 NG565761