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Notice #: 05533526
Public Notices

(RESUME #9-PROF-07/08)

Pursuant to the provisions of HRS 103D, the County of Kauai hereby provides public notice to invite persons engaged in the professional services listed below to submit current statements of qualifications and expressions of interest for the fiscal year 2007 – 2008:


1. Professional Financial Auditing Services. The Kaua‘i County Council, pursuant
to Sec. 3.12 and Sec. 3.17 of the Kaua‘i County Charter, is seeking
qualified certified public accountants to audit the County of Kaua‘i’s
financial statements for the three fiscal years ending 2007-2008,
2008-2009, 2009-2010. These audits are to be performed in accordance
with generally accepted auditing standards, the standards set forth for
financial audits in the General Accounting Office’s (GAO) Government
Auditing Standards (1994), the provisions of the federal Single Audit
Act of 1984 (as amended in 1996) and U.S. Office of Management and
Budget (OMB) Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments,
and Non-Profit Organizations.

The audit shall also satisfy the requirements of Governmental Accounting
Standards Board Statement No. 34, Basic Financial Statements and
Management’s Discussion and Analysis for State and Local Governments
(June 30, 1999) hereafter “GASB 34”) and comparisons of Financial
Data Schedules as required by the Housing and Urban Development for
Section 8 programs.

Estimated cost: $600,000.00

Estimated Project Time: Three (3) year contract for fiscal years
2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010.

Contact person: Bill “Kaipo” Asing, Council Chairman.
Phone: (808) 241-6371.

Consultants who are interested and capable of providing the professional services listed shall submit a letter of interest, plus an original and five (5) copies of their resume to:

Director of Finance
(RESUME #9-PROF-07/08)
Division of Purchasing
4444 Rice Street, Rm 303
Lihue, HI 96766

Resumes should include:

1. Reference to this Notice by noting \u201D#9-PROF-07/08\u201D on the cover page of
each resume, AND the name of the department and service that the resume
is to be directed to.

2. The name of the firm or person, the principal place of business, and location
of all of its offices.

3. A description or narrative of the firm and statements of qualifications
(education, training, licenses, credentials) and experiences of the
principals and staff members to be involved, and supporting data as
it relates to the proposed projects.

4. The age of the firm and its average number of employees over the
past five (5) years.

5. A list of similar projects undertaken and completed within the last five (5)
years (including dates), the amount of the projects, owners of the projects
and the scope of work performed.

6. The names of up to five (5) clients who may be contacted, including at
least two (2) for whom services were rendered during the preceding year.

7. Capacity to complete the work in the required time.

8. Any other pertinent data that should or may be considered in the evaluation
of the firm\u2019s qualifications.

Resumes may be amended at any time by filing a new statement. Any change in resumes that will be cause for disqualifying the firm from consideration for award shall be immediately reported to the Director of Finance.

Awards shall be electronically posted on the County of Kauai website within seven (7) days of the contract award: ;follow: Departments/Agencies; Finance; Purchasing Division; Procurement Disclosures.

Deadline for submissions is 4:00 PM (Hawaii Standard Time), Friday, February 1, 2008. Late submissions will be returned. Risk of late delivery shall lie with the sender.

Wallace Rezentes, Jr.
Director of Finance
County of Kauai

07-08 (9)
(SB05533526 1/14, 1/16/08)