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Questions and Answers

Statewide Booster Seat Campaign Development
Document #:  CSP903622


Question:   At what locations or cities in Ohio, will the three focus groups take place?

Answer:   In order to pull citizens from all around Ohio, we encourage virtual focus groups although that is up to you. If done in person, vendor would be expected to pull from citizens from around Ohio with a well-rounded representation. The selected Contractor would be responsible for choosing the in-person locations appropriately to meet that goal.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Will the moderatorís travel mileage, meals and lodging for the three focus groups be reimbursed?

Answer:   These costs should be factored into the proposal and will not be reimbursed separately.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   What are examples of reimbursable expenses mentioned on page 27 of the RFP?

Answer:   For this solicitation, there are no reimbursable costs identified. Costs should be factored into the proposal.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Please provide examples of the educational materials mentioned on page 17, item G.

Answer:   Here is an example: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/child-injury-prevention/resources/booster All educational materials will be provided to the awarded Contractor to make any updates.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Are the monthly conference calls taking place via phone or a digital platform such as Zoom or Teams? What days and times do they usually occur? Who attends these calls from ODH?

Answer:   The dates, times and platform of monthly conference calls will be mutually determined after the contract is awarded. ODH staff relevant to the project will attend calls as needed.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Will an honorarium or incentive be offered to the focus group participants? If so, what fee is recommended?

Answer:   This funding source does not allow incentives or cash honorarium.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Will light refreshments be provided, as is traditional with a focus group?

Answer:   This funding source does not allow for food or drinks to be purchased directly from contract funds.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Will Ohio DOH officials be present at the focus groups, sitting on the side?

Answer:   A representative from ODH will be present but hidden from focus groups.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Is the focus group conference room facility pre-selected or predetermined? Is there a need to select/rent a focus group facility or conference room? Should renting a facility be built into the proposal?

Answer:   In order to pull citizens from all around Ohio, we encourage virtual focus groups. If done in person, vendor would be expected to include cost in proposal.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Is there a data base with phone numbers of the intended focus group participants?

Answer:   No, we would expect the vendor to create advertisement for the focus groups and distribute, although ODH could help provide suggestions on distribution groups.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Is the Advisory group currently in existence? How often do they meet? Is there one Advisory group for the state of Ohio or are there several?

Answer:   There is one advisory group that works with ODH and they meet as needed but at least every other month.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Relative to the three focus groups, will the participants be able to receive a cash honorarium or gift card incentive?

Answer:   This funding source does not allow incentives or cash honorarium.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Who are the members of the advisory group mentioned on page 17, item D. What are their names, locations and titles.

Answer:   These individuals are subject matter experts from around Ohio in the field of Child Passenger Safety.

Date: 6/21/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   What is the date of contract award notification for RFP CSP903622?

Answer:   The contract award notification will occur after all proposals are reviewed and scored and a winning proposal is selected.

Date: 6/16/2021

Inquiry: 86495


Question:   Who is the contact person for this project and what is their e mail address?

Answer:   The Agency contact name and contact information will be provided to the awarded Contractor. Any communication regarding the project shall be done as indicated in the RFP using the inquiry process.

Date: 6/16/2021

Inquiry: 86495


Question:   For this RFP is the proof of insurance mentioned on page 25 required?

Answer:   Proof of insurance is required and should be submitted with the proposal per the instructions on page 25.

Date: 6/16/2021

Inquiry: 86460


Question:   Is spinal cord injury a concern for this campaign?

Answer:   This campaign should focus on booster seat awareness, which could include injuries related to a child not properly being in one.

Date: 6/15/2021

Inquiry: 86473


Question:   Can the response to this proposal be submitted electronically?

Answer:   Electronic submission is not available for this solicitation. Please refer to the "Proposal Submittal" section on page 7 of the RFP for instructions on how to submit a proposal.

Date: 6/15/2021

Inquiry: 86473


Question:   Hello! Thread Marketing Group is Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) does this qualify for this MBE set aside bid? Thanks!

Answer:   Woman Business Enterprise is a different business certification than the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification. To learn more about MBE eligibility and certification, visit: https://das.ohio.gov/Divisions/Equal-Opportunity/Business-Certification/Minority-Business-Enterprise-MBE-Program

Date: 6/2/2021

Inquiry: 86204


Question:   We are a full service mobile notary company. We handle notarization,witnessing ,printing, scanning,courier services, as well as delivering to shipping location i.e. FedEx &UPS etc. Will there be a need for our services within this particular contract?

Answer:   The description of services needed for the solicitation can be found in the PDF attachment to the posting.

Date: 5/28/2021

Inquiry: 86188


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Inquiry period ended:  6/18/2021 8:00:00 AM