Request for Proposal: Assessing Services

The Town of Rindge, NH (the Town) seeks proposals from qualified firms for general assessing services beginning January 1, 2024. The Town has the Town Administrator form of government with a 3-member Board of Selectmen. The Town utilizes the Avitar Assessing and Avitar Tax Collect Software. The town has a part-time Assessing Clerk. The most recent statistical update was completed for the 2020 tax year with the last full measure completed in 2022. The Town has 2952 parcels. Several properties are partially tax-exempt.

Proposals must be received by the Town of Rindge, 30 Payson Hill Road, Rindge, NH 03461 no later than 10:00 a.m. on November 30, 2023, to be eligible for consideration. Each proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: “Assessing RFP”. The Town of Rindge reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or accept the proposal the Town deems to be in its best interest, regardless of the lowest proposal amount. The Town reserves the right to request additional data or information or a presentation in support of written proposals, however, the Town may award a contract based on the offers received, without additional submissions. The proposal should be submitted on the most favorable terms, from all aspects, which the contractor can submit. The Town reserves all rights to negotiate with the contractor of its choice based not solely upon cost, but on the qualifications and ability of the contractor to perform, consistent with the Town’s intent, requirements, time schedule, and funds availability.

The Town further reserves the right to not award a contract for the requested services; Waive any irregularities or informalities in any proposals; Accept the proposal deemed to be the most beneficial to the public and the Town; Negotiate and accept, without advertising, the proposal of any other company in the event a contract cannot be successfully negotiated with the selected firm; and Retain products submitted by companies for its own use at its sole discretion.

Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Lori Rautiola, Town Administrator, at the above address, or by telephone (603) 899-5181 ext 101 or email