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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
HOMESTEAD HOUSING AUTHORITY
The Homestead Housing Authority (the Authority) is seeking proposals from qualified firms or individuals to provide employee uniform and refitting procedures to the Authority beginning October 1st, 2023 or before.
Copies of the complete RFP are available upon request by calling (305) 247-0639 ext. 112. The RFP is also available on the internet at https://www.hhahousing.org/procurement or by writing to: Shane R. White, Sr., Executive Director at 29355 South Federal Highway, Homestead, FL 33033, requesting a copy of the Uniform RFP.
The Authority reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals. Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time on September 6th, 2023 at the address listed above. Proposals not received by that time and date will not be considered by the Homestead Housing Authority and will be returned unopened to the proposer.Bids should be sealed and clearly marked “Uniform Proposal.” The Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in bidding on such basis as the Authority deems to be in its best interest. All proposals submitted must remain in effect for ninety days in their entirety from the submission due date. One (1) original and one (1) copy of the proposal must be submitted to HHA. Proposers need not be present for the bid opening.Each proposal should be prepared simply and economically, providing a
straightforward, concise description of the proposer’s ability to meet the requirements of the RFP. Emphasis should be on completeness and clarity of content.
The successful bidder is required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations. Small business, minority owned business and women owned businesses are encouraged to apply
The Authority is soliciting proposals from firms to provide Uniforms for three years October 1st, 2023 to September 30th, 2026, plus option to extend the term of the Agreement, at Authority’s sole discretion, on a year-to-year basis for up to two additional years the periods from
October 1st, 2026 to September 30th, 2028.The Homestead Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer and it is the expressed policy of the Authority that it
shall not discriminate against any person, firm, company or corporation in any employment or contracting matter because of race, color, sex, creed, age, disability, blindness, religion, familial status, veteran status, or national origin.
SCOPE OF WORK
The Scope of Work is intended as a guide only. The proposer is advised to add any critical tasks or elements which may have been overlooked, or delete any extraneous tasks deemed not necessary to the success of the project:
2. Bid each item separately, with prices to include application of
embroidery, logos and patches. Dri-Fit Polos short sleeve, Dri-Fit
t-shirts, long and short sleeves and jacket. Colors are White, Black,
Red, Navy Blue, Royal Blue, Burgundy and Gray. See Attachment A
3. Uniforms will be purchased for approximately 41 full-time
4. Selected Bidder will supply sample of each bid item.
5. Selected Bidder will provide exact items specified as indicated; no substitutes unless approved in advance by HHA
6. Selected Bidder will come to the HHA Main Office 29355 South
Federal Highway, Homestead, FL 33033 within ten working days of award of contract for uniform fittings. Appointment for uniform fittings will be made for 8:00 a.m. on a weekday convenient to both parties.
7. Delivery of complete order shall be within 30 days after order is placed; no partial orders accepted.
8. EACH individual employee’s order MUST be ITEMIZED and INVOICED.
9. Invoices must be separated by DIVISION and accompanied by employee’s separate itemized order list (see attached format).
10. Bids must be firm for 90 days.
The following insignia are described for use on HHA Uniforms. A summary on the next page shows which insignia are to be used for each uniform item.
HHA LOGO: Embroidered on left side. See attachment A HHA Logo
Sample. Uniform items receiving logo are:
NAME: Employee’s “Name” embroidered in script opposite of right side. Uniform items receiving names are:
LETTERING: All Lettering will be in white.
SUMMARY OF UNIFORM INSIGNIAS
Uniform Articles HHA Emblem
HHA Logo Name