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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER
SERVICES
CFP WVl 5-PO18-501-21

The Housing Authority of the City of Bluefield will receive technical qualification statements from prospective Architectu ral/Engineering firms, for providing design and construction administration services for a Capital Funds Improvement Program.

Professional services will include design, cost estimates, preparation of bidding and contracting documents, conducting a Prebid Conference, participation in the evaluation of construction bids received, conducting a Preconstruction Conference, monitoring and inspection of construction to ensure compliance with the plans and specifications and all other responsibilities as outlined in the A/E contract HUD 51915.

The term of the Contract will be for three years with the option for two additional one year extensions providing that the Authority determines it may benefit from further assistance. The work for FY21 will be replacement of exiting roofing at King Bridge Apartments. This work may be phased if required.

To be considered responsive the proposal must include the following and will be scored as noted for each item:

1. Evidence of the architect/engineer or firm ability to perform the work as indicated

by profiles of the principals and staff professional and technical competence and experience and their facilities.

2. Capability to provide professional services in a timely manner.

3. Evidence that, where design work is involved , the architect/engineer is currently registered in the State of West Virginia.

4. Knowledge of local building codes.

5. Past performance in terms of cost control, quality of work, and compliance with performance schedules.

6. Certified statement that the architect/engineer firm is not debarred, suspended or otherwise prohibited from professional practice by State, Federal and local agencies.

7. Other factors, such as familiarity with Housing Authority work and with the Bluefield Housing Authority determined to be appropriate by the Authority.

Any Architectural/Engineering firms interested in this Capital Funds Improvement Program (CFP) should submit qualifications to Ms. Cindy Harrington, Executive Director, Housing Authority of the City of Bluefield, 1600 Hill Avenue, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701. Submissions are due by 4:00 p.m. May 21, 2021.

Respondents will be evaluated and the highest ranked firm judged most qualified will be asked to prepare a final fee proposal for such services.

For questions or additional information contract Cindy Harrington, Executive Director at (304) 325-9653.

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