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1 Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Public Health Preparedness & Emergency Response Consultant Services Request for Proposal 13-65 Pre-Proposal Conference March 20, 2013 10:00 AM John Helmer, Strategic Sourcing Analyst Indiana Department of Administration

2 Agenda General Information Purpose & Summary of RFP Key Dates
Proposal Preparation & Evaluation Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Question and Answer Session Indiana Department of Administration

3 General Information Sign-In Sheet for Attendees
Sign-In Sheet and PowerPoint will be posted on IDOA’s Solicitation Website Hold questions until the end of the presentation Only questions regarding RFP process & scoring will be answered in this session We will answer other questions, but they won't be official unless answered through the Q&A process. Indiana Department of Administration

4 Purpose of the RFP The purpose of this RFP is to select a vendor that can satisfy the State’s need for public health preparedness and emergency response consultant services. It is the intent of the Indiana State Department of Health to contract with a vendor that provides quality public health preparedness and emergency response consultant services for the Public Health Preparedness & Emergency Response Division. Indiana Department of Administration

5 Summary of RFP 10 Districts 35 Staffed Positions Staffing engages in:
Planning Training Exercise and volunteer management activities. Attachment G – Extended Scope of Work Team Structures and Responsibilities Hiring Process Equipment Provided Travel

6 Term of RFP Contract Term
The term of the contract shall be for a period of one year from the date of contract execution. There may be 3 one year renewals for a total of four (4) years at the State’s option. Indiana Department of Administration

7 Key Dates Indiana Department of Administration Activity Date
Issue of RFP March 13, 2013 Pre-Proposal Conference March 20, 2013 Deadline to Submit Written Questions March 22, 2013 Response to Written Questions/RFP Amendments March 27, 2013 Submission of Proposals April 12, 2013 The dates for the following activities are target dates only. These activities may be completed earlier or later than the date shown. Proposal Evaluation TBD Proposal Discussions/Clarifications (if necessary) Oral Presentations (if necessary) Best and Final Offers (if necessary) Contract Award Indiana Department of Administration

8 Business Proposal (Attachment E)
Company Financial Information (Section 2.3.3) Confidential information must be kept separate from the proposal in both hard and soft copy Contract Terms (Section 2.3.5) Respondent should review sample State contract and note exceptions to State mandatory and non-mandatory clauses in Transmittal Letter Indiana Department of Administration

9 Technical Proposal (Attachment F)
Please use the Template we have provided for you. Where appropriate, supporting documentation may be referenced by a page and paragraph number. Indiana Department of Administration

10 Cost Proposal (Attachment D)
The Cost Proposal will be evaluated on the total four (4) year contract cost. The total can be found in Attachment D, under the Summary Tab Cell D15. Cost scores will then be normalized to one another, based on the lowest cost proposal evaluated. The lowest cost proposal receives a total of 15 points. The normalization formula is as follows: Respondent’s Cost Score = (Lowest Cost Proposal / Total Cost of Proposal) X 15 Indiana Department of Administration

11 Cost Proposal - Attachment D (Cost Proposal Personnel)

12 Cost Proposal - Attachment D (One-Time Costs)

13 Cost Proposal - Attachment D (Recurring Yearly Costs Proposal)

14 Cost Proposal - Attachment D (Budget Narrative)

15 Cost Proposal - Attachment D (Summary)

16 Proposal Preparation Buy Indiana, Business Proposal (2.3.14)
Status shall be finalized by proposal due date 5 definitions, details provided in Business Proposal Indiana Economic Impact, Attachment C Definition of FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) Example: If a Respondent has 5 full time employees and is bidding on its 5th contract, and all contracts get an equal amount of commitment from the employees then each employee commits 20% of his or her time to the new contract: 0.2 x 5 employees= 1 FTE. Indiana Department of Administration

17 Proposal Preparation Attachment D (Cost Proposal) must be returned in Excel Use the templates provided for all answers Do not alter templates Indiana Department of Administration

18 Summary of Evaluation Criteria:
Proposal Evaluation Summary of Evaluation Criteria: Criteria Points 1. Adherence to Mandatory Requirements Pass/Fail 2. Management Assessment/Quality (Business and Technical Proposal) 40 points 3. Cost (Cost Proposal) 15 available points 4. Indiana Economic Impact 15 5. Buy Indiana 10 6. Minority (10) and Women Business (10) Subcontractor Commitment 20 (2 bonus points are available if certain criteria is met) Total 100 (102 if bonus awarded) Indiana Department of Administration

19 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises
Complete Attachment A, MWBE Form - Include sub-contractor letters of commitment Goals for Proposal - 8% Minority Business Enterprise - 8% Women’s Business Enterprise Indiana Department of Administration

20 Indiana Department of Administration

21 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises
Prime Contractors must ensure that the proposed subcontractors meet the following criteria: Must be listed on the IDOA Directory of Certified Firms Each firm may only serve as one classification – MBE or WBE A Prime Contractor who is an MBE or WBE must meet subcontractor goals by using other listed certified firms. Certified Prime Contractors cannot count their own workforce or companies to meet this requirement. Must serve a commercially useful function. The firm must serve a value-added purpose on the engagement. Must provide goods or service only in the industry area for which it is certified as listed in the directory at Must be used to provide the goods or services specific to the contract National Corporate Diversity Plans are generally not acceptable Indiana Department of Administration

22 Indiana Department of Administration

23 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises
TOTAL BID AMOUNT: Indiana Department of Administration

24 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises
Effective May, 2011, a new MWBE scoring methodology will be utilized for all RFP’s released New Process – MWBE scoring is conducted based on 20 points plus a possible 2 bonus points scale MBE: Possible 10 points + 1 bonus point WBE: Possible 10 points + 1 bonus Point Professional Services Scoring Methodology: The points will be awarded on the following schedule: Fractional percentages will be rounded up or down to the nearest whole percentage Submissions of 0% participation will result in a deduction of 1 point in each category The highest submission which exceeds the goal in each category will receive 11 points (10 points plus 1 bonus point). In case of a tie both firms will receive 11 points % 1% 2% 3% 4% 5% 6% 7% 8% Pts. 1.25 2.50 3.75 5.00 6.25 7.50 8.75 10.00 Indiana Department of Administration

25 Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises
RFP MWBE Scoring Example Bidder MBE % Pts. WBE % Total Pts. Bidder 1 12.0% 10.0 10.0% 11.0 21.0 Bidder 2 6.0% 7.5 4.0% 5.0 12.5 Bidder 3 8.0% 20.0 Bidder 4 16.0% 0.0% -1.0 Bidder 5 -2.0 Indiana Department of Administration

26 Additional Information
IDOA PROCUREMENT LINKS AND NUMBERS BUYIN (8946) For Vendor Registration Questions For Inquiries Regarding Substantial Indiana Economic Impact Link to the developing “one stop shop” for vendor registry with IDOA and Secretary of State. B. Secretary of State of Indiana: Can be reached at (317) for registration assistance. C. See Vendor Handbook: Online version available at Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises: for table of IDOA certified MBEs and WBEs. For more WBE’s information E. RFP posting and updates: Go to (select “State of Indiana Opportunities” link) Drag through table until you find desired RFP/RFI number on left-hand side and click the link. Indiana Department of Administration

27 Thank You John Helmer
Indiana Department of Administration

28 IDOA Questions and Answers
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