County of Marin Health and Human Services

HHS Administration Security Services for HHS Facilities

RFP Files: 

RFP Description: 

The County of Marin, Health & Human Services, desires to receive the highest quality security services available in the industry.  Proposers must be cognizant of security and confidentiality requirements with regard to health and social services related information, and provide diligent responses on their operational/procedural methods to ensure absolute compliance.  The work covered under this Proposal includes the year-round security services for the locations listed below. Primary Security Services required are for patrol and on-site security.  Security will be provided to all staff members and visitors.  The expectations of security are to help HHS provide a safe and welcoming environment for our employees and visitors. 

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Proposal Close Date: 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Open Questions Period: 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Friday, May 4, 2018

Proposal Contact: 

Questions and Answers: 

Question: What format does the proposal need to be in?
Answer: Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF

Question: Is there a number of locations and a number of security hours for the proposal?
Answer: See “Exhibit A” and pages 19-20.

Question: Do you require security patrols on holidays?  What times?
Answer: Yes, security patrols are performed on holidays.  These are done at night and patrols are random for security purposes. Schedules will be agreed upon by security company and the County of Marin.

Question: Does the contractor currently do patient transport?
Answer: No

Question: Who is the current incumbent and when were they awarded the contract?

Answer: Barbier Security. The contract’s first term July 1, 2012 and ending on June 30, 2014, with an option to continue for four (4) additional years in one-year increments, by mutual consent of the County and Vendor.

Question: What are the current bill rates for posted, patrol and on call services?
Answer: Contracted sites $24 hourly, non-routine hourly $35 and overnight patrols $8, per location.

Question: What was the total contract amount spent last year?
Answer: $314,494

Question: What issues are you currently experiencing with your current vendor that needs improved upon?

Answer: None, however Health & Human Services is always seeking ways to improve. Our goal is to serve the best interests of the County by obtaining the maximum value for each dollar spent while at the same time complying with all County, State and Federal laws. We strive to provide consistent quality and service to the departments we serve while conducting purchasing in a businesslike, ethical and responsible manner.

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