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RFP: Audit Proposal


Reference Number:   





Date Proposal is Due:   

May 15, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Date RFP Released:   

April 19, 2023

Proposals are requested for audit services, subject to conditions of this request for proposal.


1.   A completed proposal package (with original signatures) must be submitted in an envelope clearly marked on the outside with “PROPOSAL - AUDIT23”.

2.   To receive consideration, proposals must be received according to the date/time designated in this RFP, and none will be accepted afterward. No proposal will be accepted by fax or any electronic method.

3.   Proposals must be submitted on the forms provided and signed by a partner/principal of the firm who is authorized to legally bind the firm.

4.   Any changes made on the proposal forms (erasure, strikeouts, white-out, etc.) must be clearly initialed.

5.   The Board of Education reserves the right to waive defects and informalities in proposals, to reject any and all proposals, or to accept any proposal as may be deemed to be in its best interest.

6.   All proposals shall be effective from the date of opening until the date specified in the special conditions of proposing, and no proposal may be withdrawn prior to that time.

7.   Proposals will be evaluated using the following criteria: qualifications of audit team, audit approach, responsiveness to the RFP, and fee. Price will not be the only consideration.

8.   All proposals shall remain in effect for one year from the date the proposal is awarded unless otherwise stated on the proposal form.


a.   KRS 45A.455 prohibits conflicts of interest, gratuities, and kickbacks to employees of the Board of Education in connection with a contract for supplies or services, whether such gratuities or kickbacks are direct or indirect.

b.   KRS 45A.990 provides severe penalties for violations of the laws relating to gratuities or kickbacks to employees which are designed to secure a public contract for supplies or services.