Bid Number: 1617-23
Bid Title: 1617-23 Health and Welfare Employee Benefits
Category: City of Longview Purchasing
Status: Closed

Description:
The City of Longview will receive Proposals for: HEALTH AND WELFARE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS IT IS UNDERSTOOD that the City of Longview Health Plan Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any or all proposals for any or all products and/or services covered in this request for proposal and to waive informalities of defects in such proposals. Proposals must be valid for one hundred fifty (150) days after opening. The anticipated award(s) will be made around May/June and July for Stop Loss.

TO PROVIDE FOR: A contract commencing on the latest date executed by both parties and continuing for a three-year contract with two one-year renewal options with caps, or a two-year contract with options for three one-year renewals with caps, or a one-year contract with options for four one-year renewal options with caps will be considered. If it is the respondent’s intent to increase rates at the renewal date, the City must be notified of the maximum increase for each renewal period and the basis for calculating the increase. The City must be notified of renewal rates at least 120 days prior to the effective date of the rate change.

Proposals must be submitted on the pricing forms included for that purpose in this packet. Each proposal shall be placed in a separate sealed envelope and manually signed by a person having the authority to bind the Respondent in a contract and marked clearly on the outside as indicated in this RFP. Respondents should carefully examine all terms, conditions, specifications and related documents. Should a respondent find discrepancies in or omissions from the specifications related documents, or should there be doubt as to their meaning, the City of Longview Purchasing Office and IPS Advisors, LLP., should be notified by 5:00 p.m. April 25, 2017 for clarification prior to submitting the proposal. In the event of any conflict between the terms and conditions of these requirements and the specifications, the specifications shall govern. In the event of any conflict of interpretation of any part of this overall document, the City of Longview and IPS Advisors’ interpretation shall govern.
 
Proposals for furnishing the services described herein will be received until 2:00 pm (CDT) on May 10, 2017.

Proposals may be hand delivered to:
City of Longview Purchasing Division (City Hall)
300 W. Cotton St.
Longview, TX   75601

or mailed to:
City of Longview Purchasing Division
P.O. Box 1952
Longview, TX   75606

Proposals received in the City Purchasing Office after the submission deadline will be considered void and unacceptable. The City of Longview is not responsible for lateness or non-delivery of mail, carrier, etc., and the date/time stamp in the Purchasing Office will be the official time of receipt.

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All questions or comments must be submitted in writing, preferably by email. Click here for email form.


Publication Date/Time:
4/7/2017 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Longview News Journal (LNJ)
Closing Date/Time:
5/10/2017 2:00 PM
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