Competitive Procurement Requests & Requests for Proposals

STATE OPIOID RESPONSE PREVENTION RFP UPDATE:

Section III – Projected Time Line
I. Release of Proposal requests – November 5, 2018
II. Proposals Due to SEFBHN – November 26, 2018
III. Award Notification – November 30, 2018 December 17, 2018
IV. Negotiation of subsequent contracts – Week of December 10, 2018 Week of January 7, 2019
V. Recommendation of Selected Proposal(s) to SEFBHN Board of Directors – December 18, 2018 January 15, 2019
VI. Execution of Contract – December 20, 2018 January 21, 2019


November 13, 2018:

Question ReceivedWill State Opioid Response (SOR) disbursement be held until May of 2019, when State Targeted Response (STR) disbursement ends, or will STR and SOR grant disbursement be able to overlap?

SEFBHN Response:

SEFBHN Response: The date for the State Opioid Response (SOR) “Execution of Contract” to a recipient currently receiving State Targeted Response (STR) prevention funding will differ from that indicated on page 3, Section III – Projected Time Line:

Because the STR ends April 2019, a current STR recipient will have an “Execution of Contract” start date of May 2019; beginning after the April 2019 conclusion of the STR Grant.

The date for the State Opioid Response (SOR) “Execution of Contract” to a recipient who is not currently receiving STR funds, remain as indicated on page 3 of the RFP.

November 8, 2018:

The Request for Proposal (RFP) application due date was extended from November 19, 2018, to November 26, 2018. Please disregard the November 19th due date on page 3, Mandatory Criteria, within the proposal document.

STATE OPIOID RESPONSE PREVENTION REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

November 5, 2018: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)

SEFBHN PREVENTION PROVIDERS OPIOID RESPONSE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR INDIAN RIVER, MARTIN, OKEECHOBEE, PALM BEACH, AND ST. LUCIE COUNTIES, FLORIDA

OFFERED BY:

SOUTHEAST FLORIDA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NETWORK Solicitation # SEFBHN18/19-002

This Funding Request For Proposal (RFP) opportunity is being offered to SEFBHN providers who are currently receiving SEFBHN Substance Abuse Prevention funds. Applications are due by close of business, Monday, November 26, 2018.

Click HERE for information and application process.

MOBILE RESPONSE TEAMS ITN UPDATES:

November 19, 2018: Upon initial negotiations, SEFBHN has made a final determination in the selection of providers as a result of Solicitation SEFBHN 18/19-001 – Mobile Response Teams for Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties, Florida. The Selected Providers are South County Mental Health Center and New Horizons of the Treasure Coast. Applicants not selected who wish to file a protest may refer to the Appeal Process that is contained in the Solicitation Document as follows

APPEAL PROCESS

Protests, appeals, and disputes are limited to procedural grounds. An applicant that is aggrieved by a procedural determination in the competitive process may file a written claim to appeal, protest, or dispute the determination within seventy-two (72) hours following the electronic transmission of written notification from SEFBHN that the applicant was not granted the award. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check their email for said notification. Calculation of the 72-hour deadline for filing of the notice of protest shall not include weekends or SEFBHN holidays in the calculation of such deadline.

Protests, appeals, or disputes may only challenge a procedural matter related to the solicitation and may not challenge discretionary matters such as the relative weight of the evaluation criteria or the formula specified for assigning points contained in the solicitation. A protest, appeal, or dispute is limited to challenging errors in procedural due process, errors in mathematical calculations, or omissions to score sections by the review team. Failure to timely submit a notice, written protest or bond within the required time frame shall constitute a waiver of such party’s right to protest.

SEFBHN will render a decision within 14 business days, as to the legitimacy of the protest., that will result in one of the following outcomes:

The original selection will stand and notification will be posted on the SEFBHN website with direct notification to the agency filing the protest and the agency that was initially selected for the award. All original responsive applications that were received will be reviewed and ranked again to ensure a full vetting. Notification of this outcome will be posted on the SEFBHN website with direct notification to the agency filing the protest and the agency that was initially selected for the award. The Procurement Solicitation will be advertised again with a new timeline and open to any and all prospective applicants. SEFBHN’s decision is final and binding

October 12, 2018:

Negotiations for Mobile Response Team will be held Monday, October 15, at the SEFBHN offices, located at 140 Intracoastal Point Drive, Suite 211, in Jupiter, Florida. The negotiation times are as follows:

9:00 am -- New Horizons of the Treasure Coast

1:30 pm -- South County Mental Health Center

October 10, 2018:

As a result of Solicitation # SEFBHN18/19-011 – the ITN for Mobile Response Teams for Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties, Southeast Florida Behavioral Health Network has selected New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, and South County Mental Health Center to negotiate contracts to operate Mobile Response Teams within our five-county network.

MOBILE RESPONSE TEAMS INVITATION

September 11, 2018:

INVITATION TO NEGOTIATE (ITN): MOBILE RESPONSE TEAMS FOR INDIAN RIVER, MARTIN, OKEECHOBEE, PALM BEACH AND ST. LUCIE COUNTIES, FLORIDA

OFFERED BY: SOUTHEAST FLORIDA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NETWORK Solicitation # SEFBHN18/19-001

Click HERE for information and application process.

October 2, 2018: Click HERE for any updates, amendments, and the review process call-in number.

FREQUENTLY ASKED ITN QUESTIONS:

Will the Applicant Review process be open for providers to attend/observe?

Answer: Yes -- this is open to anyone wanting to attend or observe the review process. Attendees may come to the SEFBHN offices. A call-in phone number will also be posted on the SEFBHN website for this purpose prior to the review team convening.

As a Baker Act receiving facility, are we considered an existing SEFBHN provider, or would we need to submit an application to become a new provider?

Answer: A Baker Act receiving facility would still need to complete the application to become a new provider.

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