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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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