Regional Planning Councils, Apalachee Regional Planning Council  


    Request for Letters of Interest and Qualifications

    The Apalachee Regional Planning Council is seeking qualifications from firms interested in coordinating transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged in Calhoun County, Florida. The selected firm will be the designated Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) for the Transportation Disadvantaged Program, as authorized by Chapter 427, Florida Statutes (F.S.), and more fully described in Rule 41-2, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).

     The CTC is defined by Chapter 427, F.S., as a transportation entity recommended by the appropriate designated official planning agency to ensure that coordinated transportation services are provided to the transportation disadvantaged population in a designated service area. The CTC has full responsibility for the delivery of transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged as outlined in Section 427.015(2), F.S.

    Interested providers are required to provide the following as proof of qualifications: a list of coordination experience; a list of scheduling and routing software used by your organization; a list of vehicles to be used (if applicable); a current financial statement, a current Medicaid provider number, and an organizational chart.

    Selection of potential providers will be based on a ranking of their expertise, overall capabilities, recent experience in similar programs, and proposed methods of achieving cost-effective services. Potential providers should submit nine (9) copies of their expression of interest and qualifications in a sealed envelope to the: Apalachee Regional Planning Council, 20776 Central Avenue East, Suite 1, Blountstown, Florida 32424. Letters must be marked, “LETTER OF INTEREST AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR CALHOUN COUNTY CTC.” Letters of interest and qualifications must be received by 2:00 p.m. Central Time, June 16, 2006.

    Questions should be addressed to: Ms. Vanita Anderson, TD Program Coordinator, at the address listed above. Faxed and emailed responses WILL NOT be accepted. Letters received after the deadline will be returned unopened with the notation, “This letter of interest was received after the delivery time designated for receipt and opening in the legal notice.” Only responses to the request for letters of interest will be considered if a request for proposals is issued for the CTC.

    The Apalachee Regional Planning Council reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses in the best interest of the State.

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