Request for Bids

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS – PUBLIC FINANCE LEGAL SERVICES
Issue Date: September 9, 2021 | Proposal Due: Thursday, September 16, 2021, 12 P.M.
The City of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, is requesting statements of qualifications for public finance legal services, such as general obligation bonds; revenue bonds; tax anticipation notes; certificates of participation; lease-purchase financing; Chapter 100, CID, IDA, and TIF related financing options; SEC and other regulatory compliance; and rendering of opinions regarding the validity and, if applicable, the tax-exempt status of the financing. These services are performed by lawyers sometimes referred to as “bond counsel.”

Statements of qualifications from interested law firms will be received until Noon on September 16, 2021. Qualifications must include resumes of key personnel; firm experience; at least three (3) references; and any other pertinent information the firm wishes to present. Interested firms should submit three (3) copies of their Statement of Qualifications, one of which should be unbound, to: City of Excelsior Springs, c/o Susan Conyers, 201 East Broadway, Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024.

This RFQ is an invitation by the City for interested law firms to submit qualifications, which may be subject to subsequent discussions and negotiations. Qualified firms selected by the City will be required to enter into a form of contract acceptable to the City. Submittal of qualifications does not create any right in or expectation to a contract with the City. The City reserves the right to reject any and all RFQ responses.

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