Expressway Authorities, Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority  




    The Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority (Authority) requires the services licensed investment banking firm to serve as the Senior Managing Underwriter, Co-Senior Managing Underwriter or Co-Managing Underwriter for proposed financing or refinancing of capital improvements to the Authority’s Expressway System (the “System”).

    Any firm wanting to be considered by the Authority should contact: Robert Johnson at (407)690-5372, (johnsonr@ for a Request for Proposal (RFP) package.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Consideration will be given to only those Proposers who are qualified to perform the work as determined by the Authority and who are listed in the most recent issue of The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace.

    Proposers must demonstrate they have the ability to provide the services necessary throughout the duration of the contract and are willing to meet the requirements of the Authority as stated in the Scope of Services.

    Proposers that are corporations must be registered to do business in Florida, prior to the submittal of the Proposal. The Authority will evaluate and determine the relative ability of each Proposer to perform the required services based upon the information provided by the Proposer in response to the RFP.

    NON-SOLICITATION PROVISION: From the first date of publication of this Notice, no person may contact any Authority Member, Officer, Employee, or any selection committee member, with respect to this Notice or the services to be provided, except as related to the submittal requirements detailed in the RFP. Reference is made to the lobbying guidelines of the Authority for further information regarding this Non-Solicitation Provision.

    PROPOSAL DUE DATE: Proposals will be received by the Authority until 3:00 p.m. (Orlando Local Time), July 22, 2009. Proposals delivered or received after that time and date will be disqualified.

    CODE OF ETHICS: All contractors selected to work with the Authority are required to comply with the Authority’s Code of Ethics, a copy of which is available on the Authority’s website:

     EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Orlando- Orange County Expressway Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion and disability. The Authority hereby notifies all Proposers and individuals that it requires and encourages equal employment opportunity for minority and women as employees in the workforce.

    MINORITY / WOMEN / DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PARTICIPATION: The Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority hereby notifies all Proposers and individuals that it will require affirmative efforts be made to ensure participation of local minority and women business enterprises on contracts awarded by the Authority.


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