Jul 10
Bid ended

240012 Engineering Services RFQ #16145

Starkville, MS (T-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Bid Date7/10/24 10:00am

Company & Contacts

City of Starkville
Mary Williams  

The City of Starkville requests statements of qualifications (SOQs) from qualified firms or individuals to provide engineering services for work related to the implementation of water and wastewater infrastructure projects. You are invited to submit a SOQ, in accordance with this request, to the Office of the City Clerk, City of Starkville; 110 West Main Street, Starkville, MS, 39759 no later than 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

The selected firm(s) will be responsible for preparing preliminary engineering reports and project cost estimates for funding source application preparations and if awarded, the selected Engineer will provide all engineering services through project closeout in accordance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies. The scope of work includes but is not limited to the following: 1) conceptual through final design phase services including preparing plans and specifications, 2) bid phase services including preparation of bid tabulation, evaluation, recommendation and construction contract execution, 3) construction phase services as determined, and 4) special services the project or funding source may require including but not limited to survey, geotechnical investigations, structural investigations, and ROW/easement document preparation as necessary.

All responses to this RFQ must be submitted in a sealed envelope and marked with the following language: “Proposal for Engineering Services.” Please submit five (5) duplicate original SOQs with one (1) electronic copy of a PDF file on a USB flash drive. Firms also have the option of submitting their responses online at www.cityofstarkvilleplans.org.

SOQs will be evaluated on the following factors and must be addressed in detail to be evaluated properly:

Qualifications of Team’s Personnel and Availability of Resources (40 points) – List of qualifications of prime firm staff, specifically as they relate to similar projects. The qualifications of any subconsultants should also be listed.

Team Experience on Similar Projects (40 points) – Related project experience of the team and the individuals who would be assigned to the Project, including experience with grant programs. Pertinent professional experience of the project manager(s) and supporting staff that will be assigned to the proposed projects shall be included. The experience of any subconsultants should also be listed.

Previous Experience and Performance by Prime Firm on Projects within the Region (15 points)

MBE/DBE/WBE Participation (5 points)

Recommended SOQ length should not exceed twenty (20) pages. All resumes (maximum length should be two pages per individual), proof of State Licensure requirements, and other information should be included as appendices.

The City will designate a selection committee to evaluate each submittal. The selection committee may hold submittals for a period of not to exceed thirty (30) days for the purpose of reviewing the content of the SOQs and investigating the qualifications of the firms and assigned individuals.

The selection committee will make their recommendation(s) to the Board of Aldermen. After a firm is selected, the City will enter into negotiations with the selected prime firm(s) and, upon successful completion of the negotiations, execute a master contract for final approval.

All questions shall be submitted to Mary Williams, P.E., by email at mwilliams@starkvilleutilities.com. The deadline for questions is July 3, 2024.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all submittals and to waive any informality in the submittal accepted. SOQs will be opened at 10:00 am, July 10, 2024, at the City Clerk’s Conference Room, 110 West Main Street, Starkville, MS 39759.

The City of Starkville is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Minority-owned, Woman-owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (MBEs, WBEs, and DBEs) and Section 3 eligible businesses to submit responses.

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