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Request for Proposals for Annual Financial Audit Services

Solicitation ID: 362-2023-0004

Status: Awarded

Contact Name: Juanita Rylee

Contact Number: 512-344-5184

Contact Email: juanita.rylee@lottery.state.tx.us

Response Due Time: 4:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 362

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 11/28/2022

Response Due Date: 1/26/2023

Last Modified: 4/10/2023 4:13 pm

Solicitation Description:

*January 10, 2023 - Attachment No. 3 - Responses to Proposers' Questions 

*December 15, 2022 - There were no attendees at the Pre-Proposal Conference held on December 15, 2022. Please go to the Texas Lottery's website www.texaslottery.com (Click on About, Doing Business with TLC, Procurement), to view the video.

*December 14, 2022 - Attachment No. 2-Annual Financial Audit Services RFP Pre-Proposal Conference General Information and access link for December 15, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

The Texas Lottery Commission is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite qualified Proposers to submit proposals to enter into an agreement with the Texas Lottery for the performance of the Lottery’s Annual Financial Audit.

Only Proposers that are Texas State Board of Public Accountancy certified public accounting (CPA) firms or individuals will be considered.

Proposers shall provide the Texas Lottery with information, evidence and demonstrations that will permit awarding a contract in a manner that provides the best value to the Texas Lottery. Proposers must propose on all components and submit a single proposal for all services in response to this RFP.

To enhance auditor independence and objectivity, the Texas Lottery supports the common practice of rotation of lead audit partners in performance of audit services.

Proposers should refer to the Schedule of Events contained in the RFP for important filing deadlines. Proposals are due on January 26, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. Central Time. Prior to submitting a response to this RFP, Proposers are advised to re-check this posting for any possible additional information or amendments.

The Texas Lottery Commission is a part of the Executive Branch of Texas State Government. The Texas Lottery will not relinquish control over lottery operations. The Successful Proposer shall function under the supervision of the Texas Lottery. Its operations will be subject to the same scrutiny and oversight that would apply if all operations were performed by Texas Lottery employees. Accordingly, all operations must be conducted in adherence to applicable statutes and the highest ethical standards.

This RFP and all activities leading toward the execution of a written contract pursuant to this RFP are being conducted in accordance with the State Lottery Act (Tex. Gov't Code. §§ 466.001 et seq.), as amended; the Texas Lottery's administrative regulations (16 TAC §§ 401.101, et seq.); and other applicable laws of the State of Texas. All Proposers should read and be familiar with the State Lottery Act and 16 TAC §401.101.


Class/Item Code(s): 94620-Auditing
94631-Certified Public Accountant (Cpa) Services

Attachments

#NameDescription
1ESBD_File_309142_Annual Financial Audit Services RFP 2023 - Final.pdfAnnual Financial Audit Services RFP
2ESBD_File_309142_Annual Financial Audit Servcies Pre-Proposal Conference Info.pdfAnnual Financial Audit Services RFP Pre-Proposal Conference General Information
3ESBD_File_309142_QA Audit Services RFP-Final.pdfResponses to Proposers' Questions

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
Weaver and Tidwell , L.L.P. 2300 N. Field Street, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75201 352000 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 4/10/2023 Full Award