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Stormwater improvements

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
BROWN COUNTY, INDIANA
STORMWATER IMPROVMENTS
In order to comply with the Offi ce of Community
and Rural Affairs and related requirements
regarding competitive negotiation of engineering/
architectural services, Brown County is seeking
Statements of Qualifi cations for the provision of
engineering/architectural services relating to the
completion of a Stormwater Improvement Project
in Helmsburg, IN.
Description of Project: The project will consist
of site control, engineering design and layout services.
The County is seeking possible funding to
complete the project through the Offi ce of Community
and Rural Affairs.
Description of Services Needed: Professional engineering
and/or architectural services are needed
to prepare the schematic design and construction
documents for the proposed project. The preliminary
Scope of Services includes the following full
phase architectural services: Schematic Design
Phase; Design Development Phase; Contract Documents
Phase; Bidding Documents; Construction
Administration.
Type of Contract: The Town of Mentone will negotiate
a “lump sum” (fi xed price fee) or a “cost
reimbursement” type of contract for these services.
All services will be stated on the cost reimbursement
basis (hourly rate and maximum hours fi xed).
The cost reimbursement contract will have a “not
to exceed” clause that will limit the allowable fees
charged in connection with these services through
close out.
Federal Requirements: Prospective offerors should
be advised that the selected fi rm must comply with
the following federal requirements: 24CFR Part
85.36; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964;
Confl ict of Interest (35CFR Part 570); Access to
records; Executive Order 121138 - Women Business
Enterprise Policy; Architectural Barrier Act of
1968; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Section 3
Clause - Housing and Urban Development Act of
1968; Section 504 - Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Retention
and Custodial Requirements (24CFR Part
85.42); Executive Order 11063; Affi rmative Action
Program/Plan; Davis Bacon and Related Acts. The
Offi ce of Community and Rural Affairs has a combined
10% MBE/WBE goal for all projects.
Rate of Proposals/Qualifi cations: The proposal
must include suffi cient information regarding qualifi
cations and determine that the engineer/architect
is qualifi ed and experienced in the planning and
construction of rehabilitation projects. Do not include
a proposed fee with the proposal, as this is a
qualifi cation based selection process. The proposal
should include the following: 1) Name, address
and brief description of the fi rm. 2) A description
of expertise, experience and resources directly relevant
and available for the proposed project. 3) A
list of similar projects previously completed. 4) A
list of references. 5) Resumes of professional staff
members that will work on this project. 6) Name
of person to be in charge of project. 7) Description
of scope of services. 8) Description of fi rm’s approach
to the project and how it intends to provide
the full range of engineering services necessary
to assure the correct, complete and timely execution
of the project to the satisfaction of the Brown
County Commissioners and in full compliance
with federal and state laws, rules and regulations.
The proposal shall also provide the following information:
name, title, address, and telephone
number of individuals with the authority to negotiate
and bind the proposer contractually, and who
may be contacted during the period of proposal
evaluation.
Award of Contract: Proposal evaluation criteria
shall include the following: 1) Specialized experience
or technical expertise of the organization and
its personnel in connection with the scope of services
to be provided and complexity of the project.
(Rank 1-10, Weight = 10). 2) Past record
of performance on contracts, including quality
of work, timeliness and cost control. (Rank 1-10,
Weight = 10). 3) Capacity of the organization to
perform the work within the limitations, taking into
consideration the current planned workload of the
fi rm. (Rank 1-10, Weight = 9). 4) Familiarity of
the organization with Brown County, Helmsburg,
this type of project, and problems applicable to the
project. (Rank 1-10, Weight = 8).
If you are interested in providing the required services,
please note that the Statement of Qualifi cations
and four (4) copies from each prospective
organization must be received by Holly Catron,
Brown County Resource Manager, P.O. Box 37,
201 N Locust Lane, Nashville, IN 47448 no later
than 1:00 p.m. (local time) on March 12, 2010.
Each Statement of Qualifi cations will be reviewed
for completeness and clarity according to the
above criteria. Interviews are expected to be held
on March 17, 2010. Brown County may or may
not negotiate the fee schedule with one or more
offers. The Commissioners reserves the right to
reject any and/all proposals. Brown County is an
Equal Opportunity Employer. The contract is tentatively
scheduled to be awarded by Brown County
in March 2010. For additional information, please
contact Christi Pappano, Kenna Consulting &
Management Group, Inc., 6321 S. East Street,
Indianapolis, Indiana 46227, or by phone between
the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., local time, at
(317) 781-1651.
Approved for Publication:
J.W. Austin, Commissioner President

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    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Gospel jam & sing in Gnaw Bone
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    "Rounding Third" at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
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    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    "Rounding Third" at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 6
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 7
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 7
    Government offices CLOSED
  • September 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
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    6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. CSCD Office, 8377 Cordry Drive, CSLOA Clubhouse, 8751 Nineveh Road
  • September 8
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    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 8
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    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 9
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    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 10
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 10
    Nashville Arts & Entertainment Commission
    10 a.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 11
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    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
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    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 12
    "Rounding Third" at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 12
    Beer and live music at inn
    12:30 to 4 p.m. Story Inn, 6404 State Road 135 South
  • September 12
    Live birds of prey at fundraiser
    5 to 9 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • September 12
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    7 p.m., 8 p.m. to midnight Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • September 13
    'Ant-Man' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 14
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    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 15
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    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 26
    CCC reunion slated at state park
    10:30 a.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane