NOTICE TO PROVIDERS
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
CONDUCTING A STUDY OF HANDLING FEES
FOR THE HAWAII DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER PROGRAM

The Department of Health, Office of Solid Waste Management is requesting proposals from qualified offerors to conduct a study that will develop recommended revised handling fees that the State’s Deposit Beverage Container (DBC) program pays to recycling companies that operate Certified Redemption Centers (CRC) in Hawaii.

The contract period is expected to be for 13 months with an option to extend for up to one additional year. The department expects the contract to commence on June 1, 2017.

Those interested and capable of providing the services required may obtain an informational packet starting on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from:

  State of Hawaii, Department of Health
  Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch
  Office of Solid Waste Management
  919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 212
  Honolulu, Hawaii 96814-4912
  Telephone No.: (808) 586-4226
  Attention: Michael Casey

All solicitation information will also be available for download from the Hawaii State Procurement Office (SPO) - Procurement Notices for Solicitation: http://spo3.hawaii.gov/notices/notices

A pre-proposal conference (NOT MANDATORY) is scheduled to provide an opportunity for Offerors to be briefed and to ask any questions about this procurement. The meeting is set for:

Date: Monday, April 17, 2017
Time: 10:00 am HST - Hawaii Standard Time
Location: Department of Health
  Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch
  919 Ala Moana Boulevard
  (check in at reception desk in Rm. 212)
  Honolulu, HI 96814

"Those interested but unable to attend the pre-proposal conference meeting in person, may join:

1) via computer, tablet, or smartphone at:
  https:// global.gotomeeting.com/join/723470533

2) by phone (audio ONLY) at:
  1 (646) 749-3122
  Access Code: 723-470-533

Discussions may be conducted with offerors; however, proposals may be accepted on evaluation without discussions. Contract award will be based on an evaluation that considers the offeror’s proposed costs, their previous experience performing similar services, and the methodology proposed.

Statements of qualifications, along with complete proposals must be received by the department no later than 2:00 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time), Monday, May 15, 2017.

  Virginia Pressler, M.D.
  Director of Health

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