Bid Title: Legal Representation/Court-Appointed Counsel under the Juvenile Court Act
Category: Advertisement for Bids
Status: Closed

Description:
The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit proposals from responsible service providers who are licensed attorneys and qualified to provide professional legal services in the form of legal representation to eligible parents, guardians or custodians in child protection matters under the Juvenile Protection Provision of the Juvenile Court Act.
  • A qualified respondent should review the attached specifications and submit electronically to the email address and four (4) hard copies (double-sided 8 ½” x 11” paper) of the Proposal by 4:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) on or before Wed. Oct. 7, 2020 to:
Christina Vollrath
Chisago County Clerk to the Board
313 North Main Street, Room 174
Center City, MN 55012

  • The term of the contract award under this RFP is anticipated to be for a two (2) year contract from Monday, January 4, 2021 through Monday, January 2, 2023.
  • This request for proposal is not intended to be construed as an offer to contract, and Chisago County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, to waive any defects in this RFP or to advertise for new proposals where such would be in the best interest of Chisago County. If a proposal or more than one proposal is determined to be acceptable, Chisago County reserves the right to enter into negotiations with the successful Proposer(s) to arrive at a proposed contract for the provision of this professional legal services. No contract is formed with the County unless/until the County Board approves a contract and authorizes its execution.
  • The services shall include, but not be limited to the “Scope of Service” included in this proposal package.
  • The County seeks to contract with more than one service provider for these legal services.
Publication Date/Time:
9/3/2020 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
10/7/2020 4:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Submit electronically to the email address and four (4) hard copies (double-sided 8 ½” x 11”).
Contact Person:
Christina Vollrath
Chisago County Clerk to the Board
313 N Main St, Room 174
Center City, MN 55012
Email: Christina.Vollrath@chisagocounty.us
Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Miscellaneous:
Inquiries concerning any aspect of this RFP should be submitted by e-mail to Christina.Vollrath@chisagocounty.us. Each question should begin by referencing the COUNSEL RFP, the RFP page number, and section number and letter to which the inquiry relates.

The closing date for written questions will be 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Questions received after this deadline will not be considered or addressed. All questions received before the deadline will be compiled. Responses to all questions will be made available by Chisago County on the County’s website:
http://www.chisagocounty.us/bids.aspx

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