ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR GENERAL BANKING, PAYROLL PROCESSING, MERCHANT CARD PROCESSING, LOCKBOX AND SECURITY SAFEKEEPING AND CUSTODY SERVICES
RFP # 1332VF
Erie County, New York (the “County”) is currently seeking proposals from qualified banks (banks, trust companies or national banking associations located and authorized to do business in the State of New York) to provide general banking, payroll processing and employee banking, merchant card processing, lockbox and security safekeeping and custody services.
Erie County is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and does not discriminate against vendors on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
The County makes extensive use of banking services to concentrate, manage and disburse funds. The County intends to select one or more financial institutions to provide these banking services. Firms may propose to provide one or more of the service groups below. A description of the required services is included in Section III.
1: General Banking Services
2: Payroll Processing
3: Merchant Card Processing
5: Security Safekeeping and Custody
Each proposing firm should clearly state in a cover letter to the proposal the service group(s) it is proposing to provide.
Banks must be designated by the County Executive to receive County funds as required by Section 302g of the Erie County Charter. Banks that are not already designated depositories should send a written request to County Deputy Comptroller, Gregory G. Gach with a statement of qualifications to serve in this capacity to the address listed.