Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Invitation to Negotiate – ITN #SWF-0708

Agency Decisions

Invitation to Negotiate – ITN #SWF-0708

       School Readiness Services

       Inclusion Services

       Resource & Referral Services

       Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Services (VPK)

Within Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties

The Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc. has tabulated the results from ITN #SWF-0708. After successful negotiations it is the intent of the Coalition to award a contract to Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. as a result of ITN #SWF-0708 for School Readiness, Inclusion, Resource & Referral and VPK services in Lee, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties.

PROTESTS AND DISPUTES:  Any person who is adversely affected by the Coalition’s decision concerning a procurement solicitation or Contract award and who wants to protest such decision shall file a protest in compliance with Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, and subsection 60A-1.006(6), Florida Administrative Code. Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes.

Any Applicant who desires to file a formal protest to this ITN, must accompany that protest with a bond payable to the Coalition in an amount equal to one percent of the Coalition estimate of the total volume of the Contract or $5,000, whichever is less, which bond shall be conditioned upon the payments of all costs which may be adjudged against him in the administrative hearing in which the action is brought and in any subsequent appellate court proceeding. In lieu of a bond, the Coalition may accept a cashier's check or a money order in the amount of the bond. Failure to file the proper bond at the time of filing the formal protest will result in a denial of the protest.

Agency Decisions will be available at:

The Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc.

12651 McGregor Blvd, Suite 4-402

Ft. Myers, FL 33919

Please direct all written inquiries to: (All inquires shall be in writing)

Peter Escayg, Contract Manager

12651 McGregor Blvd, Suite 4-402

Ft .Myers, FL 33919

(239)267-4105 Phone

(239)267-4109 Fax