19-04-00RFP Brokerage Services - Employee Benefits

Jan 23 | 19-04-00RFP Brokerage Services - Employee Benefits

DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners

Purchasing Division

201 E. Oak Street Suite 203

Arcadia, FL. 34266

PH: 863-993-4816

Fax: 863-993-4819


Project Number:   19-04-00 Request for Proposals

Title:   DeSoto County Brokerage Services – Employee Benefits

Description:  The DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners’ are seeking formal Proposals from qualified firms and/or individuals for DeSoto County’s Brokerage Services – Employee Benefits as indicated within the context of this Solicitation.

Pre-Bid/Proposal Conference:  February 7, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.                       

Location: Administration Building, 201 E. Oak Street, 1st Floor Board Room 201 E. Oak St., Arcadia, FL 34266

Mandatory: Yes [   ] No [X ]

Proposal Due Date:  February 21, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Proposals must be submitted at the Purchasing office-201 E. Oak St., Suite 203, Arcadia, Fl. 34266. 

Proposals submitted after the indicated time will not be considered but returned unopened to sender. 

For additional information, contact:  Cindy Talamantez, CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Director

                                                                (863)-993-4816 email: c.talamantez@desotobocc.com

Special Instructions:          Submit one (1) original marked as such and nine (9) copies.


FAX: (863)993-4819

Please register as a plan holder using this form.  Only registered vendors will be contacted with notices of changes or addenda to this bid package.  Complete and return this form by fax or mail to the Purchasing office at the address listed above.                                                     

Company Name: _________________________________________________________________


Contact person:  _________________________________________________________________


Mailing address: _________________________________________________________________


City: __________________________ State: ___________________ Zip code: _______________


PH: ____________________ FAX: ___________________ email: _________________________


Documents may also be obtained by using www.demandstar.com

All questions must be submitted in writing by contacting the purchasing department.

DeSoto County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informalities, and to accept all or any bid as deemed in the best interest of the County. 

Unless otherwise noted, Payment of goods or services as a result of this solicitation will be made in accordance with Florida Statute. 

All first time vendors must submit a W-9 Form with their response.


PLEASE NOTE:  The County’s servers will not allow some emails access to our system.  We have opened an account with Google – desotopurchasing@gmail.com.  If you have questions, please post to both email addresses to ensure receipt and that all questions will be answered in a timely manner.