To Whom It May Concern,
Attached is an Invitation for Bid for 2024 - 2028 Funeral and Burial Services in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster Counties IFB TAC 090723.
OPWDD ‘s Contract Management Unit for Taconic DDSOO is soliciting sealed bids from responsible and qualified contractors to perform Funeral and Burial Services for developmentally disabled individuals living in community homes in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster Counties. The Scope of Work includes but is not limited to, removal and transportation services; professional services; care and preparation of remains; arrangements, including visitation, funeral, chaplain, or clergy services; cremation and burial services; and procurement of items such as a receptacle, cemetery plot, and grave marker.
Please see the attached IFB for more details. References, experience, financial resources, and applicable insurance are required. All bidders must submit at least three (3) work references that verify the bidder, or its principals have at least three (3) years of relevant experience to complete the work listed in the Qualifications and Scope of Work. Bid Opening will be conducted via Webex, not in person. Please refer to the IFB, Pg. 6, Section 13.A. (4) for details.
The contract will be awarded to the responsible and responsive bidder providing the lowest Estimated Total Annual Cost of All Funeral and Burial Services that can serve all the counties specified in the IFB.
Prevailing Wage will not be applicable.